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Kohala Middle School students prepare gifts for the houseless

| Dec 18 2017 - 12:15am | Comments

With joyful hearts and excitement, seventh and eighth-grade Kohala Middle schoolers prepared gift bags for the houseless last Tuesday to assist The Big Island Giving Tree as their community service project. Bags included donated soap, razors and shaving cream, flushable wipes, toothpaste and toothbrushes, shampoo and conditioner, body lotion and sunscreen.

  1. | Posted: Mar 28 2017 - 12:20am

    KOHALA COAST — Students from public, private, parochial and home schools all over the the island will test their knowledge tomorrow at the 28th Annual Big Island Newbery Quiz Bowl. Held this year at Hapuna Beach Prince Resort, 21 five-member teams in grades 4-7 will compete beginning at 9:30 a.m.

  2. Posted: Mar 24 2017 - 12:25am

    The Waimea Elementary School track team invites community members to come and support their first Track and Field Meet and Fundraiser on April 1 from 10 a.m.-2 p.m. on the school’s large green field.

  3. Posted: Mar 24 2017 - 12:20am

    Waimea Elementary School’s Thrift Shop will hold their final sale of the school year tomorrow from 8 a.m.-noon. They have a wide variety of items — new and like-new — starting at 25 cents for all ages, sizes and styles. Infant and children’s clothing, ladies jackets, slacks, shorts, dresses, bathing suits and shoes are included. Men’s shirts and pants, kitchen appliances and household items are also available.

  4. Posted: Mar 21 2017 - 12:25am

    On March 29-31 and April 1 and 2, Waimea Elementary School will host the reading event, open to the public between 2:30-5:30 p.m. in room P1, next to the outdoor basketball court. A selection of engaging and affordable books will be available for every reading level. All purchases benefit the school.

  5. | Posted: Mar 21 2017 - 12:20am

    WAIMEA — Hawaii Preparatory Academy captured first place in the “Best Factoid” category at PBS Hawaii’s 2017 HIKI NO Awards show on March 11 at the GVS Transmedia Accelerator at Honua Studios in Kailua-Kona.

  6. | Posted: Mar 17 2017 - 12:30am

    WAIMEA — Beginning March 27 and continuing through May 24, Hawaii Preparatory Academy’s new multipurpose building behind Isaacs Art Center at Village Campus will be the location for the new wrestling program led by Coach Hamilton Ford.

  7. Posted: Mar 17 2017 - 12:20am

    The class’s co-chairs, Valerie Poindexter and Dominic Yagong, announce the reunion will be held July 21, 22 and 23. The committee requests classmate contact information currently by emailing dominicyagong@gmail.com or calling or texting 345-5989.

  8. | Posted: Mar 10 2017 - 12:25am

    KOHALA — The 2017 Na Leo Hou Hawaii All-State Choral Festival, held in Honolulu Feb. 16-18, drew 380 students from Oahu, Kauai and the Big Island to participate in the massive choir event.

  9. | Posted: Mar 10 2017 - 12:20am

    WAIMEA — Hawaii Preparatory Academy seniors Sidney Vermeulen and Noa Walker are the recipients of the Hiatt College Scholarships for Community Service and Academic Creativity and Initiative. HPA parents Jerry and Mahilani Hiatt were on hand for the presentation at an Upper School assembly on Feb. 27.

  10. Posted: Mar 10 2017 - 12:19am

    Christine Bangay of Waikoloa received her bachelor of science in nursing from Western Governors University.

  11. | Posted: Mar 7 2017 - 4:21am

    WAIMEA — As the next step in the highly respected competition, Alicia Chow, Tanner Riley and Thomas Yoo, seniors at Hawaii Preparatory Academy (HPA), have been named finalists in the 62nd annual National Merit Scholarship Program. They were originally named semifinalists last September.

  12. Posted: Mar 7 2017 - 4:20am

    The public is invited to the event at 5 p.m. at Punana Leo o Waimea. The Ka Ua Paliloa staff and returning families will also attend the annual event.

  13. Posted: Mar 7 2017 - 4:19am

    From 4:30-6:30 p.m. next Tuesday, all are invited to advise school administration and Ho’okako’o Corp. at Waimea Middle School’s LAP meeting. The Local School Board in support of this public conversion charter school’s mission and vision for all of it’s 6th-8th grade students.

  14. | Posted: Mar 3 2017 - 12:40am

    WAIMEA — “Peace-Love-Ukulele: Make a Better Place for You and for Me” is the theme of Hawaii Preparatory Academy’s 24th Annual Ukulele Festival. The show, which is free and open to the public, begins at 7 p.m. this Saturday night at the school’s Gates Performing Arts Center on the Upper Campus.

  15. | Posted: Mar 3 2017 - 12:35am

    MAUNA LANI — The community is invited to the first annual Moonlight Mele Jazz Concert on March 10 from 6-7 p.m. at The Shops at Mauna Lani. The free event features the musical stylings of nationally-recognized Honokaa High School Jazz Band.