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Calendar for June 22  Hawaii Tribune Herald

Arts & Exhibits. TODAY, June 22. ADVERTISING. LIFE IS A FORM, THE REST IS JUST A VIEW. Where: East Hawaii Cultural Center, 141 Kalakaua St., Hilo.



Lunchtime brawl causes Hilo High lockdown  Hawaii Tribune Herald

An on-campus melee involving several students during lunchtime recess resulted in a lockdown at Hilo High School and the arrest of a 15-year-old boy Tuesday ...



Campus altercation leads to lockdown at Hilo High School  Hawaii Tribune Herald

According to a letter sent to parents by Principal Robert Dircks and posted on the school's website, the incident, which he described as “an altercation involving ...



Seats, tables still available for Hilo High alumni dinner  Hawaii Tribune-Herald (subscription)

Hilo High School Foundation Distinguished Alumni Awards will be awarded by foundation president Barry Taniguchi and vice president Allan Ikawa during the ...



Big Island graduation dates  Hawaii Tribune Herald

The state Department of Education announced its 2019 graduation dates for public and charter schools statewide. On Hawaii Island, those dates are:.



Wright On: Hilo High inspired yet incognito in repeat bid  Hawaii Tribune Herald

Poi Dog photography The next time Hilo High's offense looks to the sideline will be Saturday at Aloha Stadium against Waipahu in the HHSAA Division I football ...



Another chance to see Hilo High student in film  Hawaii Tribune Herald

Courtesy photo Hilo High School student Jared Goodwin with his father, James Goodwin, in the science documentary "Inventing Tomorrow," which returns ...



Restored salutation: 91-year-old sign returns to Hilo High  Hawaii Tribune Herald

A historic “Welcome” sign has been welcomed back to Hilo High School. Refurbished and painted in the school colors of blue and gold, the 91-year-old sign that ...



Hilo Crime Report: March 2019  Big Island Now

The HPD's Hilo Community Police section responded to nine burglaries, one robbery, 14 assaults, 10 vehicle break-ins and 12 vehicle thefts in March 2019.



Gene editing pioneer (and Hilo High grad) has warm homecoming  Hawaii News Now

Jennifer Doudna is a proud 1981 graduate of Hilo High School.



Hawaii District Science and Engineering Fair winners announced  Hawaii Tribune-Herald (subscription)

Research by Shwe Win of Hilo High School on rapid ohia death was among the top winners at this year's Hawaii District Science and Engineering Fair.



Big Isle briefs, June 1  Hawaii Tribune Herald

O-line clinic at Panaewa. The Hawaii Island Police Activities League is assisting with Brian Derby Football Camps in hosting an offensive lineman fundamental ...



BIIF football: Hilo runs D-I reign to six straight  Hawaii Tribune Herald

TIM WRIGHT/Tribune-Herald Hilo's Kapana Kanae-Kane (5) reaches for an interception during Friday night against Kealakehe during the Vikings' 25-11 victory.



Calendar for May 4  Hawaii Tribune Herald

Arts & Exhibits. TODAY, April 27. ADVERTISING. PRINCE JONAH KUHIO MURAL VIEWING. Where: Prince Jonah Kuhio Kalaniana'ole Elementary and ...



Key Club hosts second Color Run  Hawaii Tribune-Herald (subscription)

The Hilo High School Key Club hosted it's second Color Run on Dec. 12. The run/walk is one of many collaborative activities the school organizes to promote ...



Saving the reefs: Sunscreen exchange today at Richardson Ocean Park  Hawaii Tribune-Herald (subscription)

An extra credit project is doing its part to save the reefs — and the community can pitch in, too. Hilo High students will host a community sunscreen exchange ...



BIIF swimming and diving results  Hawaii Tribune Herald

HOLLYN JOHNSON/Tribune-Herald Keaau's Piper Vough picked up a third-place finish and a fourth last Saturday in Kailua-Kona. HOLLYN ...



BIIF golf: Uchida, Waiakea wahine flood top of leaderboard  Hawaii Tribune-Herald (subscription)

HOLLYN JOHNSON/Tribune-Herald K Kamehameha's Pono Yanagi watched Hilo High School's Riley Kaneshiro win the season-opening BIIF golf tournament, ...



State AJA baseball: Hawaii gains chance to end title drought  Hawaii Tribune Herald

It has been 84 years of history, and counting, for the Americans of Japanese Ancestry baseball tournament in Hawaii, and records show every team has had its ...



Wright On: By any count, BIIF boys facing state drought  Hawaii Tribune-Herald (subscription)

RICK OGATA photo Kaukahi Alameda drives to the basket last week during the Vikings' 72-45 loss to Iolani in the first round of the HHSAA tournament.



Give the gift of life  Hawaii Tribune-Herald (subscription)

HOLLYN JOHNSON/Tribune-Herald Phlebotomist Connie Ryan marks the location of a vein on Linda Quarberg's arm as Quarberg prepares to donate blood for ...



Calendar for April 20  Hawaii Tribune-Herald (subscription)

Arts & Exhibits. TODAY, April 20. ADVERTISING. NIUHI-SHARK. Where: East Hawaii Cultural Center, 141 Kalakaua St., Hilo. When: Regular center hours ...



Wright On: Sleep easier with Ryan Taniguchi on our side  Hawaii Tribune Herald

After multiple tours of duty of Iraq and Afghanistan, one of Ryan Taniguchi's favorite corners of the world is the wrestling mat at Hilo High's gym. After multiple ...



Wright On: 87-year-old Tomas' aura still reverberates at Hilo Armory  Hawaii Tribune Herald

BART WRIGHT/Tribune-Herald Julio Tomas, 87, was a Big Island basketball pioneer back in the day at Hilo Armory. “They always told me I was one of those ...



Hilo High School Students Taking More AP, College Courses  Big Island Now

Hawai'i's students continue to reach higher levels of achievement, with more students taking college-level courses while in high school and graduating with ...



Teachers, others show support for amendment  Hawaii Tribune Herald

STEPHANIE SALMONS/Tribune-Herald Derek Inouye, a Hilo High School AVID (Advancement Via Individual Determination) teacher, on Tuesday morning ...



Proposed law would mandate CPR training high school students  West Hawaii Today

HILO — Legislation in both the state Senate and House would require Hawaii high school students to learn cardiopulmonary resuscitation, or CPR, before they ...



Hilo High School Earns Special Olympics Recognition  Big Island Now

Hilo High School was recognized for their efforts to provide inclusive sports and activities for students with and without disabilities.



Hilo High School Football Team: STATE CHAMPIONS  Big Island Now

Hilo High School won its first ever Hawaii State Football Championship by beating Damien Memorial High by the score of 35-19 at Aloha Stadium over on ...



Big Isle not immune to growing number of vaccination exemptions  Hawaii Tribune-Herald (subscription)

The number of Hawaii students requesting exemptions from mandated immunizations is growing, according to state health officials. To attend school, students ...



Wright On: Hilo pioneer Sunahara gets his due  Hawaii Tribune-Herald (subscription)

West Virginia photo Hilo's Reed Sunahara, the women's volleyball coach of at West Virginia the past four seasons, will be inducted into the Big Island Sports Hall ...



Hilo High School senior crowned Miss Hawaii Teen USA  Hawaii Tribune Herald

Hilo High School senior Kylyn Rapoza is pictured Sunday as she's crowned Miss Hawaii Teen USA. As winner, Rapoza will represent the state at the Miss Teen ...



Viking Battalion hosts Big Island Adventure Challenge: Hilo High JROTC females prevail in team event  Hawaii Tribune Herald

The Hilo High School Army JROTC female team completed its mission by taking first place during the inaugural Big Island Adventure Challenge hosted by the ...



Wright On: AJA baseball rich in tradition, memories  Hawaii Tribune Herald

BART WRIGHT/Tribune-Herald The caretakers of Hawaii AJA baseball include, from left, Curtis Chong, Royden Okunami, Jimmy Miyake and Sadeo Aoki.



Lane doesn't spare schools  Hawaii Tribune Herald

Principal Ken Watanabe stands Friday in one of the kindergarten rooms at Waiakea Elementary School in Hilo that was flooded because of Hurricane Lane.



Keys to success  Hawaii Tribune Herald

Teacher advisor Charlene Masuhara and Hilo High School Key Club members from grades 10-12 host a rummage sale July 14 in the high school's cafeteria.



Nagai, Yoshiyama land scholarships  Hawaii Tribune Herald

The East Hawaii Hiroshima Kenjin Kai presented two $1,000 scholarships to Waiakea High school senior Meghan M.B.Y. Nagai and Hilo High School senior ...



Calendar for December 1  Hawaii Tribune-Herald (subscription)

Arts & Exhibits. COMING. ADVERTISING. BANYAN DRIVE ART STROLL DEADLINE FOR ENTRY. Where: Banyan Gallery. When: 5 p.m. Dec. 14. Details: ...



Waiakea, Hilo students apply skills at CTSO competition  Hawaii Tribune Herald

Waiakea and Hilo high school Career and Technical Education students excelled at the 2018 Hawaii State Career and Technical Student Organization ...



Kaumana Elementary students learn about traffic safety  Hawaii Tribune Herald

Addie Souza is too young to drive, but on Tuesday, the 4-year-old got a crash course in traffic safety. “I learned not to cross the street when a car is around,” the ...



HHSAA Launches Esports Spring 2019 Season - Honolulu, Hawaii news, sports & weather  KITV Honolulu

The Hawaii High School Athletic Association (HHSAA) has partnered with PlayVS to kick off a pilot season of esports beginning Feb. 26, with 24 public and ...



Hilo High gym builder sues DOE  Hawaii Tribune Herald

The general contractor for the new gymnasium at Hilo High School is suing the state Department of Education, saying they haven't been reimbursed for cost ...



UH Hilo students on top team at business competition  UH System Current News

A team of University of Hawaii at Hilo, Arizona State and local high school students won top honors in the student category at the annual Hawaii Business Plan ...



Vaping 'a big problem' among students  West Hawaii Today

HILO — The use of electronic smoking devices, or “vaping,” remains a problem in East Hawaii high schools, and it's becoming more difficult to detect, local ...



Vexed by vaping: Schools see increase in use, find it harder to police  Hawaii Tribune-Herald (subscription)

The use of electronic smoking devices, or “vaping,” remains a problem in East Hawaii high schools, and it's becoming more difficult to detect, local administrators ...



Calendar for June 1  Hawaii Tribune Herald

Arts & Exhibits. FRIDAY, June 7. ADVERTISING. LIFE IS A FORM, THE REST IS JUST A VIEW. Where: East Hawaii Cultural Center, 141 Kalakaua St., Hilo.



Student Athletes Receive 2019 Duke Foundation Scholarships  Big Island Now

Four outstanding Hawai'i Island student athletes will receive the Ambassadors of Aloha scholarship award for the 2019 –2020 school year.



Mamoru and Aiko Takitani Foundation awards 11 Hawaii Island Students with scholarships  Hawaii Tribune-Herald (subscription)

The Mamoru and Aiko Takitani Foundation Inc. recently awarded scholarships to 11 Hawaii Island high school seniors in its annual Legacy Scholarship program ...



Celebrate our 2018 graduates: Aspiring scientist has a flair for editing  Hawaii Tribune Herald

Hilo High School's graduation ceremonies took place May 18 at Edith Kanaka'ole Multi-Purpose Stadium. Waiakea High School's graduation ceremonies took ...



Dr. John K. Uohara retires after 39 years  Hawaii Tribune Herald

After 39 years working as a obstetrician-gynecologist, Dr. John Uohara has retired from patient care as of Aug. 31. Dr. Uohara, a Waimanalo native, moved to ...



Hilo High lock down lifted following small explosion on campus  Hawaii News Now

The lockdown at Hilo High School has been lifted following a minor explosion on campus, according to the Dept. of Education.



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

About 260 students are projected to graduate Friday from Hilo High School. The commencement ceremony begins at 6 p.m. at the Edith Kanaka'ole ...



DOE seeks public input on new rules on bullying and harassment at Hawaii schools  Hawaii News Now

The state Department of Education would like your help crafting new rules for bullying and sexual harassment at public schools across Hawaii.



Wright on: Eight years is enough for Hilo baseball coach  Hawaii Tribune Herald

After 11 years, the end is near, closing in with each passing hour for Tony DeSa, the baseball coach about to become a former baseball coach when his eighth ...



Entrepreneurial experience  Hawaii Tribune-Herald (subscription)

Prince Kuhio Plaza was bustling Friday afternoon as Black Friday shoppers made their way through the mall. Some, though, stopped, pausing to peruse displays ...



Cool Schools: Hilo High School  Hawaii News Now

HILO, Hawaii (HawaiiNewsNow) - This week our "Cool School" is the home of the blue and gold and the Vikings - Hilo High School! Malika isn't biased at all (it's ...



7 Big Island Doctors Graduate From UH John A. Burns School of Medicine  Big Island Now

The Big Island has produced seven new physicians who received their MD degrees on May 11, 2019, from the University of Hawai'i John A. Burns School of ...



Hilo Viking Robotics to take on world: High school team excels at FIRST competition on Oahu  Hawaii Tribune Herald

Courtesy photo The Hilo Viking Robotics team, with their robot, Kirby, and advisers, qualified for the FIRST Robotics World Championships in Houston. Courtesy ...



BIIF boys basketball: Carvalho auditions new cast of Dragons  Hawaii Tribune Herald

Jayme Carvalho arrived at his beloved alma mater five years ago with vim and vigor and a vow to put his signature touch on Honokaa High boys basketball.



Wright On: Four sources of pride in our community  Hawaii Tribune-Herald (subscription)

Most people who read this section of the newspaper have a team, or teams they support and over time we come to feel a real attachment with “our teams.” When ...



MLB draft: Hilo's Bello set to sign with Brewers after 'dream' selection  Hawaii Tribune Herald

JARED FUJISAKI photo Recent Hilo High graduate Micah Bello is the highest MLB draftee from Hawaii since Waiakea graduate Kodi Medeiros went 12th ...



Junior Achievement awards recognize outstanding students  Hawaii Tribune Herald

Junior Achievement of Hawaii Island recently had its 39th annual Future Unlimited Awards Banquet to congratulate 60 high school students for successfully ...



Volleyball Championships to be Broadcast Live  Big Island Now

On Wednesday and Thursday, Oct. 17 and 18, the Big Island Interscholastic Federation, Girls – Division I & II Volleyball Championships will take place in the ...



Honoring the fallen: Speakers at Memorial Day event talk of service, sacrifice  Hawaii Tribune-Herald (subscription)

For most, Memorial Day holiday is just a paid holiday from work — celebrating the unofficial start of summer at the beach with family and friends, or with burgers ...



Escaped convict search locks down Hilo High School  Hawaii News Now

The campus of Hilo High School on the Big Island was briefly locked down on Friday after school officials were notified that two convicts who escaped the Hawaii ...



Hearings Scheduled on Statewide Water Resource Protection Plan  Big Island Now

The Commission on Water Resource Management (CWRM) is having open hearings to solicit input on its update to the statewide Water Resource Protection ...



Calendar for November 10  Hawaii Tribune-Herald (subscription)

Arts & Exhibits. TODAY, Nov. 10. ADVERTISING. 2018 PACIFIC STATES BIENNIAL NORTH AMERICAN INTERNATIONAL PRINTMAKING EXHIBITION. Where: ...



Walk the talk  West Hawaii Today

Parker School's speech and debate team won the sweepstakes trophy for the first time at the Speech and Debate Qualifying Neighbor Island Tournament on Jan ...



Call to photographers issued for 2019 Friends of Lili'uokalani Gardens Photo Calendar Contest  Hawaii Tribune Herald

Photographers are invited to enter their images in the third annual Friends of Lili'uokalani Gardens Photo Calendar Contest that will celebrate the centennial of ...



Hilo High Robotics Team Advances to World Championships  Big Island Now

Friends of Hawai'i Robotics announces that Hilo High's Robotics team will advance to the World Championships and that Waialua High School was named the ...



Hilo finishes on a high note  Thegardenisland.com

PUHI — Hilo High School's Hollie Saplan took a shot Sunday, but came up empty at the Island School field against the Island School Voyagers. “Keep trying ...



County preparing to address parking lot behind Agasa Furniture that has become a homeless camp  Hawaii Tribune Herald

Hawaii County is preparing to issue an enforcement action against the owners of a downtown Hilo parking lot that has become a homeless encampment.



Lacro recommended as interim University of Hawaii vice president of community colleges | University of Hawaiʻi System News  UH System Current News

Honolulu Community College Chancellor Erika Lacro has been recommended as interim replacement for the retiring John Morton; Karen Lee to serve as interim ...



Hearing today on bill that would limit standardized tests  Hawaii Tribune Herald

Teacher Matthew Yarberry stands next to a display of his students' projects Wednesday in his classroom at Hilo High School. HOLLYN JOHNSON/Tribune- ...



Report shows increase among East Hawaii high school graduates attending college  Hawaii Tribune Herald

The college enrollment rate among East Hawaii high school students increased last year, albeit still shy of the statewide average. That's according to the College ...



Scholarship winners announced  Hawaii Tribune Herald

Alexus Paglinawan was awarded the 2018 Rachel Leilani Gangwes Scholarship of $1,000. The scholarship is sponsored by the Hawaii Rise Foundation in ...



Wright: Carter creates sweet sound of success  Hawaii Tribune Herald

Akron RubberDucks photo Jodd Carter hopes to head back to Double-A Akron in the Indians' organization to continue his ascent in the minors.



Hilo High School Graduate Leads Important Astronomy Study  Big Island Now

Devin Chu of Hilo, Hawai'i is an astronomy graduate student at UCLA. The Hilo High School and 2014 Dartmouth College alumnus conducts his research with ...



Six Local Female Athletes to Join College Teams  Big Island Now

Six female student athletes from Hawai'i Island high schools will take their love of soccer to the college level. All members of the Hawai'i Island chapter of Surf ...



Two Students Arrested Following 'Small Explosion' at Hilo High  Big Island Now

Police said two Hilo High School students were arrested this afternoon in connection with a small explosion at the school. The school was put on lockdown at ...



Orchid Isle Orchestra celebrates simple gifts during holiday concert  Hawaii Tribune-Herald (subscription)

Courtesy photo From left, eight of the 25 performers for Orchid Isle Orchestra's concert on Dec. 16: Kevin Li, Hope Mikkelsen, Elizabeth Young, Ina Klasner, ...



Nā Leo TV to Broadcast Divisional Showdown  Big Island Now

The big match is coming up on Monday, Oct. 1, 2018, as Nā Leo TV will broadcast, LIVE, the B.I.I.F. Girls Volleyball, Division I showdown between the ...



Easter weekend traffic changes  Hawaii Tribune Herald

In observance of the 2019 Easter season activities at St. Joseph's Catholic Church in Hilo, there will be a temporary one-way traffic pattern on Kapiolani Street ...



Police arrest 16 for DUI  Hawaii Tribune Herald

Numbers of arrests by district were: Kona, seven; South Kohala, four; South Hilo, three; and Puna, two. ADVERTISING. So far this year, there have been 336 DUI ...



Kunimura, Tokuuke elected to Ku'ikahi board  Hawaii Tribune Herald

East Hawaii natives and Hilo High School graduates James “Jimi” Kunimura and Sandra Tokuuke were elected in July to the board of directors of the nonprofit ...



Memorial Service Held for Hilo Native Killed Fighting California Fire  Big Island Now

A Memorial *Service* was held for fallen firefighter Captain Brian Hughes, on Saturday Aug. 4, 2018, at the Ernest E. Valdez Hall in Fresno, California.



Hilo-Waiakea superintendent under investigation  Hawaii Tribune Herald

Brad Bennett, superintendent of the Hilo-Waiakea Complex Area, is under investigation by the state Department of Education and is on leave until further notice.



Hilo incumbent, challenger offer very different platforms  Hawaii Tribune Herald

Editor's note: This is one in an intermittent series of stories about contests in the Aug. 11 primary election. After two sessions in the state Legislature, state Rep.



East Hawaii students join peers nationwide and walk out in protest against gun violence  Hawaii Tribune Herald

When Teryn Tominaga and her Waiakea Intermediate School peers began organizing for National Walkout Day, she said they hoped maybe 40 or 50 of their ...



Oliveira Named President of Pacific Tsunami Museum Board  Big Island Now

Pacific Tsunami Museum reports that former Hawai'i County Civil Defense Agency head Darryl Oliveira has been named president of the museum's board of ...



Hilo's Micah Bello drafted in 2nd round by Milwaukee Brewers in 20178 MLB Draft  Hawaii News Now

Hilo's own Micah Bello made a name for himself in the high school ranks as a standout baseball player, but now he has a lot more to prove after being drafted by ...



Aspiring scientists, engineers compete at district fair  Hawaii Tribune Herald

Gathered are the Big Island student qualifiers for the Hawaii State Science and Engineering Fair that took place in March. Courtesy photo. Gathered are the Big ...



Stormy weather tapers off  Hawaii Tribune Herald

The relentless rain that pounded metal roofs and caused concerns about potential flash flooding in East Hawaii during the weekend appears to be pau for now.



HTA & HLTA Offering Ho'oilina Scholarships  Big Island Now

The Hawai'i Tourism Authority and Hawai'i Lodging & Tourism Association reports the introduction of the Ho'oilina Scholarships for students pursuing degrees in ...



Wright On: Rumor has 'it' factor  Hawaii Tribune-Herald (subscription)

HOLLYN JOHNSON/Tribune-Herald With Honolii as her second home and talent to shred, 15-year-old Rumor Butts is working toward a rare feat: becoming a ...



UPDATE: Rams to Play Cowboys at Aloha Stadium  Big Island Now

President and COO Kevin Demoff visited O'ahu to officially announce the Rams 2019 preseason game at Aloha Stadium in August.



HFS Federal Credit Union Awards Scholarships  Big Island Now

HFS Federal Credit Union awarded seven scholarships, for a total of $17500, to Big Island graduating high school seniors pursuing their goals of higher.



Wright On: Waracka takes passionate approach as Viks softball coach  Hawaii Tribune Herald

HOLLYN JOHNSON/Tribune-Herald Hilo works on batting at softball practice, but Amber Waracka also noticed all Vikings players were working on parts of their ...



State cleans out Kona homeless camp  Hawaii Tribune Herald

KAILUA-KONA — You can't go home, but you can't stay here. That was the message the state Department of Transportation sent to several homeless people ...



Kealakehe Student Recognized as Top Big Island Scholar by HLTA  Big Island Now

One senior from each of Hawai'i's 42 public high schools received a $1000 scholarship for his or her post-graduate education from HLTA.



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