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Students And Staff Balance The Pros And Cons of Our New Bell Schedule

Students And Staff Balance The Pros And Cons of Our New Bell Schedule

Holly Ikeda, Staff Reporter

October 31, 2019

Every new year comes with its twists and turns but this year students and staff were thrown a curveball: our New Bell schedule. It's gained its praise and piled up some complaints, but is it better than the old schedule?  7:35-8:15 AM is the new homeroom block: this gives students the time to finish h...

No Kuʻu Lāhui E Hāʻawi Pau

No Kuʻu Lāhui E Hāʻawi Pau

Kiersty McKee, Staff Reporter

October 30, 2019

In wake of the Kū Kiaʻi Mauna movement, members of the Hawaiian music community came together to sing Kumu Hina Wong-Kaluʻs song, Kū Haʻaheo.  The video was released on Sept. 2nd, and has since gained over 151,000 views on YouTube, the video including the contributions of multiple Kamehameha ...

The Amazon is Still Burning, Here is What You Need to Know.

The Amazon is Still Burning, Here is What You Need to Know.

Holly Ikeda, Staff Reporter

October 29, 2019

The Amazon fires is an issue that has been put to the side in the main news. What most people think is a natural fire goes deeper into deforestation, attacks on indigenous people, global warming, and the consequences of one of Earth's largest forests on fire.  Though the exact day the fires started canno...

“TickTock?” No Silly, “TikTok”: What You Need to Know About Everyone’s New Favorite App

“TickTock?” No Silly, “TikTok”: What You Need to Know About Everyone’s New Favorite App

Kiana Kalahele, Staff Reporter

October 28, 2019

Instagram and Snapchat have been pushed aside to welcome a “new” app into teenagers’ phones. The world of Tiktok has taken Kamehameha by storm.  TikTok is a social media video app that allows users to create and share short dance or comedy videos with others. It evolved from the formerly popul...

Fair Pay to Play Act is Changing the Game

Fair Pay to Play Act is Changing the Game

Tierney Apuakehau, Staff Reporter

October 27, 2019

California Governor Gavin Newsom, signed a bill, California Fair Pay to PlayAct, which will allow college athletes to receive endorsements and hire agents.  This is the first of its kind in NCAA and state history, threatening the business model of college sports. The new law is supposed to take eff...

Warriors Become Wildcats

Warriors Become Wildcats

Hannah Roehm, Staff Reporter

October 26, 2019

Kamehameha Warriors? More like the Wildcats.  Keaka, Kamehameha's theater program, is preparing for this year's fall play: High School Musical. The cast is taking on the roles of the famed Eastside Wildcats, with leads Maya Sonada and Isabella Poe as Gabriella Montez, Ethan Won, and Blaze Santana as ...

William Ho: Scholar Athlete

William Ho: Scholar Athlete

Hannah Mahealani Roehm, Staff Reporter

October 25, 2019

The life of a high school student is undoubtedly rigorous, and the pressure of stabilizing our lives is beyond difficult. However, with the right amount of balance, managing our busy schedules will seem less intimidating.  Meet William Ho, a scholar-athlete from the class of 2021. Ho holds commend...

The Role Aquaculture Could Play in Native Hawaiian Health

The Role Aquaculture Could Play in Native Hawaiian Health

Mahealani Deenik and Kiersty McKee

October 24, 2019

Honolulu Civil Beat reporter, Eleni Gili, highlights The MALAMA project. Based in Waimanalo, this project has dedicated time to create aquaponic and hydroponic gardens in residents’, predominantly of Native Hawaiian blood, backyards. MALAMA stands for Mini Ahupuaʻa for Lifestyle and Meaʻai throu...

The March for Breast Cancer Awareness and Pauahi

The March for Breast Cancer Awareness and Pauahi

Joby Lum, Website/Tech Director

October 23, 2019

On Friday Oct. 18, the Kamehameha high school Kapālama campus held its Walk for Pauahi event. Two weeks prior to the event, students from grades 9-12 were encouraged to purchase two-dollar pink breast cancer awareness bracelets in order to be able to wear pink attire on Oct. 18.  All proceeds from...

The KS Varsity Cheer Team: Preparing for the Chance of a Lifetime

The KS Varsity Cheer Team: Preparing for the Chance of a Lifetime

Kiana Kalahele, Staff Reporter

October 22, 2019

With the cheerleaders being occupied with football games, ILH competition, and states competition as well, they now have one more thing to focus on: nationals.  The last time that the KS cheer team went to nationals was during the 2014-2015 school year, and finally, they are going back.  The ...

Meet the KS Distance Boys!

Meet the KS Distance Boys!

Jordan Nunies, Social Media Director

October 21, 2019

  Since the start of school, there has been movement on Konia field. A group of boys, led by Jonah Domingo, play ultimate frisbee every day. They're better known as the KS Distance boys.             The KS Distance boys can be found playing ultimate frisbee before the start of school and d...

TMT Brings a Bigger Issue to Light

TMT Brings a Bigger Issue to Light

Staff Editorial

October 20, 2019

More than two months have passed since the rise of the Thirty Meter Telescope protests on Mauna Kea – far too extensive for questions and speculations to go unanswered.  With Hawaiians and other kiaʻi settling at Puʻu Huluhulu, several individuals have been counting down the days for a compromise ...

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