Ka Mō'ī

Joyful Mele Unites Individuals To Fight Violence and Abuse

Joyful Mele Unites Individuals To Fight Violence and Abuse

Pōlaʻa Yim, Staff Reporter

September 12, 2016


Filed under Features, News

With 2016 coming to an end, many sad events have occured that we wish hadn’t. Now, more than ever, we need foundations such as Joyful Hearts. The Joyful Hearts Foundation was founded by actress Mariska Hargitay, who is better known for her role as detective Olivia Benson in the TV series Law &am...

Launa ‘Ike Educates the Juniors of KS

Launa ‘Ike Educates the Juniors of KS

Aliyah Washington, Staff Reporter

September 12, 2016


Filed under Features, News

With the help of an overwhelming amount of KS Alumni,  students take a look into their future careers and interests on campus with the help of the recent Launa ‘Ike event. On Sept. 6,  juniors gathered in different classrooms to discuss life after high school, and get advice and encouragement...

Not Enough Options For Vegetarians On Campus

Gabrielle Smythe, Staff Reporter

September 12, 2016


Filed under Features, News

From ham sandwiches and saimin to chicken and salad, the ʻAkahi Cafeteria has always supplied students with an abundance of food for them to choose from. However, choices for vegetarians is a whole other story, and if you’re a vegan... forget about it. Unless you pack your own meals everyday, it is...

Has The Class Ring Lost Its Meaning?

Has The Class Ring Lost Its Meaning?

Shannon Hussey, Staff Reporter

September 12, 2016


Filed under Features, News

Of the class of 2018, only 46% purchased class rings. What does this statistic say about class rings? Has the purchase of a class ring lost its meaning over time? In previous years, students would have a ring ceremony in the auditorium to represent how far they’ve come in high school. Now, we have...

Playing A Part In The Community

Playing A Part In The Community

Hamilton Keola, Staff Reporter

September 12, 2016


Filed under Features, News

As high school students, it’s a great time to start thinking about community service.  We are always told to do community service because we either need service hours or because it looks good on college applications. Other than the appeal it shows on paper, community service can be very important...

Peer educators give support

Peer educators give support

Kuʻulei Cleghorn, Design Editor/Staff Reporter

May 19, 2016


Filed under Features

In 2015 Kamehameha Schools established a Peer Education Program for grades 9 through 12. Students who were interested in being a part of this program filled out an application and were interviewed by their counselors to be properly fitted for the position. After being accepted, students went through...

AP, Honors classes cause students to struggle to find balance

AP, Honors classes cause students to struggle to find balance

Sasha Cox, Staff Reporter

May 13, 2016


Filed under Features

AP and honors classes cause students to struggle to find balance In the midst of their junior year, Kamehameha students struggle to balance academics, athletics, and extra-curricular activities. It can become extremely difficult to maintain a high GPA, while still participating in sports games and ot...

Award winning journalist tells story of undocumented status

Award winning journalist tells story of undocumented status

Amanda Lee, Staff Reporter

May 13, 2016


Filed under Features

“Being undocumented means living a different kind of reality. It means going about my day in fear of being found out,” – Journalist and Undocumented Citizen Jose Vargas. Jose Antonio Vargas is an award-winning journalist and filmmaker who came out as an undocumented citizen from the Philippines...

KS graduate killed in ‘hit and run’

KS graduate killed in ‘hit and run’

Leina Panui, Staff Reporter

May 13, 2016


Filed under Features

Warriors are forever and Kamehameha lost a fellow warrior on April 24, 2016. Kamehameha students, staff, and alumni said their final good-bye to Kaulana “Lana” Werner as he passed away from a pedestrian accident in Nanakuli outside of his family home. It was around nine ‘o clock when Kaulana was...

Kamoi garners 14 state awards

Kamoi garners 14 state awards

Kamoi Staff

April 21, 2016


Filed under Features

When the annual State High School Journalism Awards Banquet concluded yesterday at the Pagoda Hotel Ballrooms, Kamoi walked away with 14 awards.  Twelve of those awards were in the Private School Division and two awards were in the Best of the State category. "We would have loved to have won more...

Eh, We Talking to You

Eh, We Talking to You

Special to Kamoi

March 21, 2016


Filed under Features

Eh, that’s right, we’re talking to you! All of you who disrespect our school that was graciously given to us by our beloved Princess, Bernice Pauahi Bishop. Perhaps you need to educate yourselves about this precious gift that is only given to a few, select Hawaiians in hopes of honoring Pauahi’s...

Class of 2017 Finishes at Top

Class of 2017 Finishes at Top

Kamoi Staff, Photo Courtesy of Michael Young

March 19, 2016


Filed under Features

The Class of 2017 was the big winner at last night’s 96th annual Kamehameha Schools Song Contest at the Neil Blaisdell Center. The junior class walked away with four awards. In addition to the Men’s and Co-ed performance awards, the juniors received honors for the Richard Lyman, Jr. ‘Ōlelo ...

The news site of Kamehameha Schools Kapālama
Features