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

An altercation on campus led to a lockdown at Hilo High School this afternoon. According to a letter sent to parents by Principal Robert Dircks and posted on the ...



Hilo High School Vikings Attend Rams Clinic on O'ahu  Big Island Now

The Hilo High School Vikings football team at the LA Rams Clinic with Coach Kaeo Drummondo, Offensive Coordinator and State Rep. Chris Todd and HLTA ...



Kanehailua returns to Hilo High — as complex area superintendent  Hawaii Tribune Herald

New Hilo-Waiakea Complex Area Superintendent Esther Kanehailua talks with student-athletes Monday on the first day of school at Hilo High School. HOLLYN ...



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 ...



Hilo High class of 1969 50th reunion festivities slated  Hawaii Tribune-Herald (subscription)

The Hilo High School class of 1969 50th reunion is slated for Thursday through Saturday, Aug. 15-17. Early bird hospitality night is slated for 5:30-9:30 p.m. ...



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 ...



MaxPreps/AVCA Players of the Week for September 2, 2019  MaxPreps

MaxPreps News - America's Source for High School Sports and the leading volleyball organization team up to honor the nation's best. (Week of 8/26-9/1)



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:.



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 ...



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 ...



Wright On: As times change, Vikings' coach a mountain of stability  Hawaii Tribune Herald

This may not be true in every high school or college in every state in the country, but from a career of observance, one can make the defensible statement that ...



Aspiring Big Island student-scientists compete at International Science and Engineering Fair  Hawaii Tribune Herald

Hilo High School students Jared Goodwin and Shwe Win both recently placed third in their respective categories of earth and environmental sciences and plant ...



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 ...



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.



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.



Big Isle briefs, July 27  Hawaii Tribune-Herald (subscription)

Kanno paces Hawaii. Hilo's Isaiah Kanno finished tied for 22nd overall in leading Hawaii to an 11th place finish at the Junior America's Cup in Edmonton, ...



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 ...



Big Isle briefs, June 22  Hawaii Tribune-Herald (subscription)

Hawaii Cycling club time trial. The Hawaii Cycling Club's new Hilo Climbing Training Time Trial will start at 8 a.m. July 13 at the Puainako extension of Saddle ...



Your Views for August 18  Hawaii Tribune Herald

Kim the 'best man'. Hawaii Island's Mayor Harry Kim — my husband's former Hilo High School classmate and a classmate of mine when I attended the University ...



Wright On: Remembering Hilo's original magic man  Hawaii Tribune-Herald (subscription)

In some places, they would erect a statue of the man, for everyone to see, young and old. Not in a museum, they'd put it up in public, out on the streets so ...



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 ...



Ige appoints three to Parole Board  Hawaii Tribune Herald

Gov. David Ige on Tuesday announced the appointment of three new members, including a Hilo native, to the Hawaii Paroling Authority board.



Salute to the Graduates 2019  Big Island Now

Athletics - Chaunalisa Velez Information Technology - Kyle Calumpit Leadership - Aaron Delos Santos Literary or Performing Arts - Monique Hughes Scholastics ...



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 ...



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 ...



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.



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, ...



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 ...



Calendar for July 20  Hawaii Tribune Herald

Arts & Exhibits. MONDAY, July 22. ADVERTISING. STAINED GLASS ART SHOW AND SALE. Where: Mountain View Public and School Library, 1235 Volcano ...



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 ...



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

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



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 ...



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 ...



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 ...



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 ...



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 ...



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 ...



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: 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.



Calendar for July 6  Hawaii Tribune-Herald (subscription)

Arts & Exhibits. TODAY, July 6. ADVERTISING. LIFE IS A FORM, THE REST IS JUST A VIEW. Where: East Hawaii Cultural Center, 141 Kalakaua St., Hilo.



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 ...



Calendar for July 27  Hawaii Tribune-Herald (subscription)

Arts & Exhibits. MONDAY, July 29. ADVERTISING. STAINED GLASS ART SHOW AND SALE. Where: Mountain View Public and School Library, 1235 Volcano ...



Calendar for August 3  Hawaii Tribune Herald

Arts & Exhibits. TODAY, Aug. 3. ADVERTISING. “SISTERS OF THE BRUSH: WOMEN ARTISTS OF HAWAII, 1880-2000”. Where: Isaacs Art Center, Hawaii ...



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 ...



BIIF swimming and diving results  Hawaii Tribune-Herald (subscription)

Saturday at Kamehameha. Girls 1-meter diving. ADVERTISING. 1, Patterson, Sydney, Hilo, 345.00. 2, Oda, Taryn, Hilo, 333.80. 3, Nakata, Caitlyn, Waiakea, ...



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 ...



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 ...



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 ...



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 ...



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.



Camp aims to introduce girls to careers in STEM fields and the women finding success working in them  Hawaii Tribune Herald

STEPHANIE SALMONS/Tribune-Herald Kalepa Baybayan, 'Imiloa Astronomy Center's navigator in residence, discusses traditional navigation with a dozen ...



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 ...



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 ...



Lorraine M. (Pavao) Heide | Obituaries  Casper Star-Tribune Online

CASPER—Lorraine M. (Pavao) Heide, 79, of Casper, Wyoming passed away Saturday, August 3, 2019 at Central Wyoming Hospice. She was born on July 18, ...



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 ...



2 UH Hilo students begin global adventure with study abroad scholarships  UH System Current News

Two University of Hawaiʻi at Hilo students were awarded the Audrey S. Furukawa Study Abroad Scholarship for fall 2019. The scholarship was created 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.



Big Island Doctors Graduate From UH Medical School  Big Island Now

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



Wright On: Meyer's game, manner age with grace  Hawaii Tribune-Herald (subscription)

The first big win will always be with Greg Meyer, but the last big win is still out there, somewhere. Right? ADVERTISING. “I sure hope so,” Meyer said last week in ...



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 ...



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 ...



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 ...



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 ...



Student Athletes Receive 2019 Duke Foundation Scholarships  Big Island Now

Twenty-nine student athletes from around the state received the 2019 Duke Foundation Ambassador of Aloha scholarship award. Courtesy photo. Four Hawai'i ...



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 ...



Play ball! never gets old: Kupuna softball offers youthful mix of fun, exercise  Hawaii Tribune Herald

BART WRIGHT/Tribune-Herald From left, Kupuna softball players Richard Rasay, Rico Rapoza and Stanley Pacheco Jr. have been playing ball on the Big ...



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.



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.



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 ...



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 ...



Hilo Students Take First Place in State Forensic Championships  Big Island Now

Hilo High School Sophomores Emma Laliberte and Bryn Wilcox took first place at the Hawai'i State Forensic Championships held last Saturday on O'ahu.



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 ...



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.



LA Rams to Play Preseason Game, Host Events in Hawai'i  Big Island Now

Between Aug. 12 and 16, past Rams players, Rams cheerleaders and team mascot Rampage will offer several events and activities to engage with the public.



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.



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 ...



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.



Volleyball Championships to be Broadcast Live  Big Island Now

Big Island Interscholastic Federation, Girls - Division I & II Volleyball Championships will take place in the Ellison Onizuka Gymnasium.



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 ...



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 ...



Maui Obituary Notices: Week of Aug.18, 2019  Maui Now

September 6, 1923 – August 6, 2019. Takeo Ono, 95, of Hilo, passed away on July 20, 2019 at Pōhai Mālama. He was born in Honolulu, Hawaiʻi. He was a ...



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-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.



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 ...



Carvalho, Garson-Shumway Earn Hilo Athletic Honors  Big Island Now

Jalen Carvalho and Carmen Garson-Shumway were named the KTA Super Stores/Hilo High School Most Outstanding Athletes for the 2013-2014 athletic year.



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- ...



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.



Applications open for 2019 STARS Program on Hawaii Island  Hawaii 24/7

MEDIA RELEASE. Summer Space & Science Camp for Hawaii High School Girls. Applications are now open for the 2019 Women's STARS (STEM Aerospace ...



Hilo Civil Air Patrol cadet flyin' high after national award  Hawaii Tribune Herald

A Hilo teenager has earned the Civil Air Patrol's highest cadet honor. Sam Marrack, a 17-year-old Hilo High School junior, is the first female in Hawaii to receive ...



HFS Federal Credit Union Awards 2019 Scholarships  Big Island Now

HFS Federal Credit Union (HFS FCU) awarded $2500 scholarships to seven impressive and well-deserving students this year.



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 ...



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.



Rainy Side View: A wild chicken theory to pluck at  Hawaii Tribune Herald

If you've noticed wild chickens running around the islands and assumed that they were always part of our tropical landscape, you would be wrong. When I was ...



Darryl Oliveira named president of Pacific Tsunami Museum board  KHON2

Darryl Oliveira has been named president of the Pacific Tsunami Museum's board of directors.



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 ...



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, ...



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 ...



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 ...



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