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Bringing home the trophies: Parker School Debate Team wins statewide sweepstakes tournament

| | Nov 20 2017 - 12:30am | Comments

WAIMEA — Parker School’s 37 debaters won 79 ballots Nov. 11 at the Punahou School Non-Qualifying Speech and Debate Tournament on Oahu, winning the trophy for the largest overall number of wins. Punahou School placed second with 51 ballots.

  1. | Posted: Jul 25 2017 - 12:20am

    WAIMEA — Parker School’s debate finalists participated in the National Speech and Debate Tournament in Birmingham, Alabama June 18-23. Students Susie Krall, Kirk Hubbard, Zoe Vann and Anna Gaglione participated in policy debate and Hunter Kalahiki-Arnbrister’s program was in oral interpretation.

  2. Posted: Jul 25 2017 - 12:15am

    The event will be held from 10 a.m.-1 p.m. Aug. 5 at Waikoloa School, sponsored by the PTSA. Activities will include two waterslides, several carnival games, food trucks, and free cotton candy and popcorn.

  3. Posted: Jul 25 2017 - 12:10am

    Michael Nelson of Kapaau graduated from RIT with a BS in mechanical engineering technology in May.

  4. | Posted: Jul 21 2017 - 12:25am

    Mike Donnelly named director of alumni relations

  5. Posted: Jul 18 2017 - 12:25am

    Hamakua-Kohala Health Center will host a school supply giveaway and health fair from 10 a.m.-2 p.m. July 29 at Kohala Village HUB.

  6. Posted: Jul 14 2017 - 12:27am

    Waimea Elementary School is always on the lookout for volunteers who enjoy reading or math, working with children 5-10 years of age and have an hour or more free during the week.

  7. | Posted: Jul 11 2017 - 12:35am

    WAIMEA — Head of School Robert McKendry recently announced two administrative appointments at Hawaii Preparatory Academy (HPA), effective July 1.

  8. Posted: Jul 11 2017 - 12:30am

    The July 24-28 session offered by Kohala Village Hub will provide learning for children ages 5-12 from 8 a.m.-3 p.m. Monday-Friday. Space is limited.

  9. Posted: Jul 11 2017 - 12:25am

    The fourth session of the summer program begins from 9 a.m.-2 p.m. July 17-21 at Kauna’oa Bay on the south end of Mauna Kea Beach Hotel’s beach. The session is limited to 50 kids ages 12-17.

  10. | Posted: Jul 7 2017 - 12:25am

    WAIMEA — On June 28, five Big Island schools and organizations were presented with 2017 Aloha Grown Malama Honua Awards.

  11. Posted: Jul 4 2017 - 12:25am

    Ruth Yawata of Waimea earned a bachelor of arts degree in interdisciplinary studies at the June 17 commencement.

  12. | Posted: Jun 30 2017 - 12:25am

    NORTH HAWAII — On June 22, Hawaii Community Federal Credit Union (HCFCU) announced the recipients of its 2017 college scholarships. A total of $20,000 was awarded to eight deserving Hawaii Island recipients. Two of them reside in North Hawaii.

  13. | Posted: Jun 27 2017 - 12:30am

    WAIKOLOA VILLAGE — More than 40 parents, teachers and students met Thursday night at Waikoloa Village Elementary and Middle School, ready to erase crude words and images that covered the buildings’ walls and playground.

  14. | Posted: Jun 27 2017 - 12:25am

    WAIMEA — Parker School announced the 2017-2018 school year scholarship recipients last Friday.

  15. | Posted: Jun 23 2017 - 12:25am

    WAIMEA — Funded through the NOAA Bay Watershed Education and Training (B-WET) Program and Kamehameha Schools, The Kohala Center’s Hawaii Meaningful Environmental Education for Teachers (HI-MEET) program trains and supports teachers to conduct relevant field research activities that are aligned with Common Core and Next Generation Science Standards (NGSS).