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Barbara Kawakami To Speak On “Picture Bride Stories” at Hawai'i Japanese Center in Hilo

March 27, 2017 by The Hawaii Herald

The Hawaii HeraldAuthor and plantation era historian Barbara F. Kawakami will present a talk on her new book, “Picture Bride Stories,” on Saturday, April 1, at 2 p.m. at the Hawaii Japanese Center in Hilo. The book, which was published last summer by University of ...

Your Views for March 26

March 26, 2017 by Hawaii Tribune Herald

My name is Olivia Halemano and I attend Hilo High School. There is a topic that I would like to ask for your help with. The amount of homeless people in Hawaii has grown to 7,921 since 2015. In my research, I have found that more than half of them are ...

More College Courses Taken By Hilo High School Students, According To Survey

March 22, 2017 by University Herald

University HeraldHilo High Students are showing competency in college as more of them are taking college courses while in high school. According to the latest survey, Hawaii's students are reaching higher level of educational achievements. The survey indicates that ...

Hilo High School Students Taking More AP, College Courses

March 20, 2017 by Big Island Now

Big Island NowHilo High School students who enrolled in college-level courses during high school increased 24% from 7% since 2014. The class of 2016 report, released today by Hawaii P-20 Partnerships for Education, shows that the state's public school graduates have ...

Carolyn Lee

March 16, 2017 by Honolulu Civil Beat

Carolyn Lee comes from a family that has made the Big Island its home since the early 1900s. Her siblings, her mother and her mother's siblings all attended Hilo High School, all proud Vikings. Read more. Latest Articles · Full Archive · Aloha Spirit ...

Alleged threat causes lockdown at Hilo High

March 10, 2017 by Hawaii Tribune Herald

Police are investigating an alleged threat Thursday morning that caused Hilo High School to go into lockdown for roughly 30 minutes. At 9:48 a.m., the campus went into lockdown after becoming “aware of a threat to our school,” said Principal Robert ...

Teachers rally for higher wages

March 8, 2017 by Hawaii Tribune Herald

Hawaii Tribune Herald“We're just asking for a little bit of fairness,” said Matthew Yarberry, a union representative and Hilo High School teacher who, along with students and colleagues, waved signs with messages such as “Teachers taking a stand” and “Our keiki deserve ...

Wise beyond their years: 35 Hawaii District students advance to state science, engineering fair

March 3, 2017 by Hawaii Tribune Herald

Research by Hilo High School's Jared Goodwin about the movement of arsenic-contaminated soil around Hilo's Wailoa Pond was among the top winners Feb. 18 during the Hawaii District Science and Engineering Fair at the 'Imiloa Astronomy Center.

Honor roll

February 23, 2017 by Hawaii Tribune Herald

Hawaii Tribune HeraldJessica Valdez, president of Hilo High School's Student Association, will head to Washington, D.C., next month for the 55th annual Washington Week. Valdez was selected to represent Hawaii at the annual United States Senate Youth Program. Student ...

Sign-wave a reminder to drive with aloha

February 17, 2017 by West Hawaii Today

West Hawaii Today... Hilo High School, Hilo Intermediate School and Hilo Union Elementary School gathered along Waianuenue Avenue with foam shaka fingers and oversized signs reading, “Safety First Keiki First,” hoping to share a simple message with East Hawaii drivers: ...

Baseball: High schools make new pitch at Costales

February 3, 2017 by West Hawaii Today

West Hawaii TodayThe Costales/Hilo High tourney marked the debut of the mandatory pitch count under the National Federation of State High School Associations, which implemented the ruling last July. ... He is currently the Hawaii AJA Memorial Baseball League president.

George Yokoyama dies at 90

January 25, 2017 by Hawaii Tribune Herald

Hawaii Tribune HeraldAn admitted juvenile delinquent who started his lifelong smoking habit at 13, according to his book, Yokoyama punched a Hilo High School principal who had insulted him during his junior year and found himself in the Army during World War II because the ...

Hilo High Foundation to honor distinguished alumni

January 12, 2017 by Hawaii Tribune Herald

Hawaii Tribune HeraldSaiki, born in Hilo, graduated from Hilo High School in 1948. She received her bachelor's degree from the University of Hawaii at Manoa in 1952, and was a teacher, business executive and member of the state House of Representatives from 1968-74.

Governor appoints House replacement for late Rep. Tsuji

January 5, 2017 by Hawaii News Now

Todd, a distribution manager for Hawaii Paper Products and football coach at Hilo High School, was selected from a list of three nominees that were submitted to Ige by the state's Democratic Party. "I am very grateful for this opportunity to serve my ...

Governor appoints Hilo native to fill Rep. Tsuji's seat

January 5, 2017 by KHON2

KHON2He held several positions at the Suisan Fish Market before becoming distribution manager for Hawaii Paper Products last year. Todd also coaches football at Hilo High School. His wife, Britney, is a teacher at Kalanianaole Middle School. “I'm just very ...

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