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Kiwanis of East Hawaii awards scholarships

July 20, 2017 by Hawaii Tribune Herald

Four class of 2017 high school graduates recently were awarded $500 scholarships from the Kiwanis Club of East Hawaii during a luncheon in their honor. • Hilo High's Cody Pinzon and Brooke Sakuma received Kiwanis Club of East Hawaii Scholarships.

Funds allocated for Hilo High track improvements, other island school projects

July 16, 2017 by Hawaii Tribune Herald

Hawaii Tribune HeraldHilo High School's aging dirt track and uneven athletic field could be getting an upgrade — and give runners a bounce in their steps. Earlier this year, lawmakers allocated $4.4 million in capital improvement project funding to renovate the high ...

About Town: 7-13-17

July 13, 2017 by West Hawaii Today

The 2017 $2,500 scholarship recipients are Callie Oyama (Hilo High School) and Kiaria Zoi Nakamura (Waiakea High School). The $1,000 scholarship recipients are Shariah Olomua (Kamehameha Schools Hawaii), Alaka'i Iaea-Russell (Ke Kula 'O ...

In brief

July 7, 2017 by Hawaii Tribune Herald

Hawaii Tribune HeraldHilo High School's Hilo Viking Robotics Club is accepting applications for the youth robotics and engineering camp known as Camp Eureka! from July 10-14 at Hilo High. There will be two robot-building sessions from 8 a.m.-noon (general session, ages 7 ...

Community briefs for July 5

July 5, 2017 by Hawaii Tribune Herald

The Hilo High School class of 1967 will gather during the week of Oct. 21-29 in Hilo and Kona for its 50th reunion. The class newsletter recently was sent to classmates with all the details about the celebration. Those who did not receive a copy via ...

Basketball: High school tournament a win-win for players and referees

July 2, 2017 by Hawaii Tribune Herald

Hawaii Tribune HeraldThere was a sense of future goal quests that pervaded the Hilo High School gymnasium Saturday for the final day of the Big Island Invitational basketball tournament. The winners, from Rancho Mirage High School in Palm Desert, Calif., were no surprise ...

Big Isle briefs: Hoops tourney/officials clinic begins on Thursday

June 28, 2017 by Hawaii Tribune Herald

Players and referees alike will sharpen their craft at “Step Up and Call It,” a high school basketball tournament and officials clinic that runs Thursday-Saturday at Hilo High School gymnasium and Panaewa Park covered courts. Ten teams will compete for ...

Jarneski turns pro after Rangers select Hilo grad in 12th round

June 15, 2017 by Hawaii Tribune-Herald (subscription)

Hawaii Tribune-Herald (subscription)Jarneski is the first Big Islander to be drafted out of high school since former Vikings teammate Jodd Carter was selected in the 24th round in 2014 – Waiakea's Kodi Medeiros went in the first round two days earlier – and he's set to become the fifth ...


June 9, 2017 by Covington-Maple Valley Reporter

Covington-Maple Valley ReporterLillian was born on October 13, 1950 to hard working Nisei (2nd generation) parents Roger and Sayoko Kawasaki in Hilo, HI. Lillian grew up with a large extended family and graduated from Hilo High School in 1968. After graduating from the University of ...

State AD meetings: Three-tier state football playoffs remain in place

June 9, 2017 by Hawaii Tribune-Herald (subscription)

Hawaii's high school athletic directors voted to continue the three-tiered HHSAA football tournament this year, but with a twist. The eight-team Division I tournament – which allowed BIIF runner-up Waiakea to join league champion Hilo High at states ...

Not just drills, but thrills: Vulcan Camp a summer staple passed down through a generation

June 7, 2017 by Hawaii Tribune Herald

Hawaii Tribune HeraldThe Vulcans-Hawaii Basketball School has been more than just a week-long sport's camp during its 38-year history. It's also been a unique gathering place for the Big Island's top young basketball talent and local coaches ... “Not being named the Vulcan ...

Basketball: Vulcan Camp goes old school

June 4, 2017 by Hawaii Tribune Herald

Hawaii Tribune HeraldAnd in more than 60 years of coaching at camps in the United States, Europe, Australia and the Far East, the one camp that remains closest to his heart is the one he helped start in the mid 1970s — the Vulcans-Hawaii Basketball School, aka “Vulcan ...

BIIF girls soccer: Hilo High sophomore turns passion into prolific goal scoring

May 18, 2017 by West Hawaii Today

West Hawaii TodaySuch was the case Tuesday when, before a club soccer practice, she learned she was the BIIF Division I girls soccer Player of the Year, as selected by the Hawaii Tribune-Herald, West Hawaii Today and the league's coaches. “Oh my God,” she said. ... An ...

Pahoa High School grad profiles: Taniya Thomas and Dylan Salmo

May 17, 2017 by Hawaii Tribune Herald

Hawaii Tribune HeraldInstead, she persevered. On Sunday, Thomas is graduating from Pahoa High School, with that UH-Hilo acceptance offer to boot. She said she plans to attend Hawaii Community College initially, however, to save money to eventually transfer to UH-Hilo.

Hilo High School grad profiles: Kazmyrr Neichelle Alcon and Langston Hamilton

May 14, 2017 by Hawaii Tribune Herald

Hawaii Tribune HeraldOn Friday, Alcon will graduate from Hilo High School with straight A's. She is one of the school's 21 valedictorians and plans to attend Seattle University in the fall to study biology. But that academic success ... Last year, he moved to East Hawaii ...

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