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Hawaiʻi’s Natural Ecosystems and COVID-19

An empty Hanauma Bay during the COVID-19 pandemic.

Azure Nikora, Staff Reporter

October 10, 2020

Hawaiʻi has definitely had its fair share of struggles during this COVID-19 pandemic, but thankfully its ecosystems have not nearly had to share in that same struggle. Known for its year-round sunshine weather, amiable locals and alluring beaches, it is no wonder why in 2019 Hawaiʻi hit a record-breaking...

Living in a Pandemic Prompts Penelope Owen to Make Masks

Mayor Kirk Caldwell as of last week Monday, imposed a mandatory mask wearing ordinance to help combat the COVID-19

Zaysha Akina-Mahoe, Staff Reporter

April 30, 2020

While many are shuffling to find and buy masks, Penelope Owen constructs her own and encourages the public to learn and make their masks. Beginning this Monday, April 20, Kirk Caldwell, the mayor of Honolulu, mandates that people on Oahu will need “to wear a mask when there is interaction with the...

Acts of Kindness Through Food

Kamehameha FLIK workers helping out in the community.

Kiersty McKee, Staff Reporter

April 27, 2020

In this time of hardship, people throughout the state of Hawaiʻi are reaching out to the community and providing families with food. On Hawaiian Homestead lands in Papakōlea, there have been various efforts to provide the community with food if they need it. Everyday, representatives from Elite...

Speaking with Kamehameha’s Set of Triplets

It is no easy feat to be accepted into Kamehameha Schools as an individual, but for triplets to be accepted is almost unheard of. Here is their stories

Kaimele Kop, Staff Reporter

April 18, 2020

One in 8,100 births is triplets according to Live Science.   According to KS Admissions and Program Enrollment, for the 7th-grade entry, there are 176 available spaces for an average of 1,200 applicants. For 9th grade, there are 130 available spaces for an average of 900 applicants.   What...

Cooking Up Good Vibes

Executive Chef Dean Matsushita is known to be a staff member who actively tries 
and makes a positive impact on a personʻs day.

Joby Lum, Website/Technology Director

March 4, 2020

A staff member who spreads positivity across campus is Executive Chef Dean Matsushita of FLIK. Matsushita is known among the student body who frequent Akahi as a fun and friendly guy who is always trying to interact with students. During the lunch hours, one can find Matsushita conversing with students...

100th Year of Song Contest: Incorporating Art in the Song Contest Printed Programs

100th Year of Song Contest: Incorporating Art in the Song Contest Printed Programs

Gisele Bisch, Staff Reporter

March 1, 2020

In light of a hundred years of Song Contest, KS coordinators have decided to incorporate something special – featuring student-made art pieces in the event’s printed programs. The idea was formulated by Performing Arts department head, Kumu Alika Young, who opened the art program to high school...

Three Staff Memberʻs Articles Recognized By Best of SNO

3 Members of our staff receive an award for their stories on the introduction of Bill 40

Ka Mōʻī Staff 2019-2020

February 26, 2020

On Feb. 26, Mahealani Deenik, Joby Lum, and Holly Ikeda of the Ka Mōʻī had their stories published on Best of SNO. This would be the first story accepted onto the Best of SNO platform. The Best of SNO is a platform that our WebHost SNO uses to display stories that are of the highest quality out of...

Starbucks Gift Card Winner!

The winner for this giveaway is Jolie Keani!

Joby Lum, Website/Technology Director

February 18, 2020

On Feb. 5,  Ka Mōʻī launched the giveaway for the 15 dollar Starbucks Gift card. The giveaway involved students having to submit a comment on any of our stories about the article. Students were allowed to submit as many times as the wanted to. On Feb. 18,  Ka Mōʻī put all of the eligible comments...

Junior AP English Class Takes a Stand for the Environment

A beach clean-up is one of multiple environment-friendly project ideas junior AP English students can chose from.

Hannah Mahealani Roehm, Staff Member

February 6, 2020

Earth. The third planet from the sun, the largest of all terrestrial planets, formed around4.54 billion years ago. It’s the planet that is home to 8.7 million animal species, 290, 000 plant species, and of course, humans. Yet, we continue to harm the environment, damaging the planet we’d be nothing...

Haku Mele Cohorts Expand on Their Legacy

Members of Nā Kuahaʻa a Kaʻupumoaʻula visiting Kalaupapa

Kiersty McKee, Staff Reporter

January 14, 2020

Members of the ten Haku Mele cohorts were given the opportunity to expand upon the songs they had written for the 100th annual song contest. About one month after the ten songs were composed, Kumu Zachary Lum held a meeting that allowed students to propose ideas that would further include the high...

Kamehameha Science Students Lead SACNAS Delegates in The Field

Kamehameha Schools Students had the opportunity to host delegates of SACNAS on the Windward side.

Kiersty McKee, Staff Reporter

January 13, 2020

Students in Kumu Robert Hutchinsonʻs AP Biology and Environmental Science classes had the opportunity to host delegates of SACNAS on the windward side of Oʻahu. 75 members of SACNAS (Society for the Advancement of Chicano/Hispanic Native Americans in Science) visited various cultural sites in the...

Local Bus Driver Doing His Part To Spread Positivity Through Simple Acts

James Young keeping a positive attitude while on the job

Holly Ikeda, Staff Reporter

January 8, 2020

James Young has been a bus driver at Kamehameha since 2003, he drives from Bishop Hall and Tech building to Konia Circle, and is spreading positivity through his simple actions every day. “I was honored to be serving all of our students at Kamehameha and it is very positive and energizing to be...

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