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The News Site of Kamehameha Schools Kapālama

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The News Site of Kamehameha Schools Kapālama

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KS Graduate Talks Idaho Murder Case

Courtney Mann, Staff Reporter February 23, 2023

Early morning of Nov. 13, around 4 a.m., the University of Idaho students Ethan Chapin, Xana Kernodle, Madison Mogen, and Kaylee Goncalves were brutally murdered in their six-bedroom house not far from...

Posters of the new science electives can be found around campus.

Course Catalog Expands to Add New Science Classes

Logan Houghtailing, Editor in Chief January 30, 2023

With a wider array of options than ever before, high school haumāna can anticipate more academic opportunities better tailored to their interests.  The newly revamped course catalog for the 2023-2024...

The Smith office is named after William O. Smith, an American missionary who helped overthrow the Hawaiian government.

Changing the Name of Smith Office

Courtney Mann, Staff Reporter January 27, 2023

There are a lot of controversies surrounding the topic of changing the name of the Smith office at the Kamehameha Schools Kapālama campus. The current name, Smith, is named after William O. Smith, who...

Issues concerning education and affordable housing were raised at the Hawaiʻi State Legislatures new year session.

Hawaiʻi Legislature Opens for 2023 Session

Alexis Torres, Staff Reporter January 26, 2023

On Thursday, Jan. 18, 2023, Hawaii’s legislature opened for the new year session. Tax reform, early education, and affordable housing were some of the many topics discussed at the opening. The opening...

Live footage of Kīlaueas eruption can be accessed on the U.S. Government Surveys youtube.

Hawaiʻi Island Starts the New Year with Kīlauea Eruption

Logan Houghtailing, Editor in Chief January 10, 2023

On Thursday, January 5, Kilauea began experiencing volcanic activity at the top of its crater. Since the volcano’s initial eruption, lava has continued flowing out of the crater’s vents, creating a...

On October 3, 2022, West posted threatening statements toward Jewish people.

Kanye West’s Media Tour Provokes Significant Backlash

Bella Steinke, Co-editor December 7, 2022

Kanye West, a prominent musician and rapper, has recently caused immense public upset with his political campaign, which some have claimed possesses strong anti-semitic and fascist connotations. Though...

“Warrior” Marching Band and Color Guard Win Big at Mililani

“Warrior” Marching Band and Color Guard Win Big at Mililani

Kanoa Leong, Staff Reporter November 18, 2022

On Saturday, November 12, the Kamehameha Schools “Warrior” Marching Band and Color Guard competed in the 25th annual Mililani Trojans Bandfest. The competition is the culmination of the long marching...

Haumāna are encouraged to refer to the E Ola! Graduate rays when answering the scholarships essay question.

KS Introduces Poʻo Kula Scholarship to Senior Class

Logan Houghtailing, Editor in Chief November 18, 2022

As scholarship deadlines approach, KS seniors are encouraged to consider adding another scholarship to their to-do list.  The Poʻo Kula Scholarship, which was first mentioned by Dr. Taran Chun during...

Career Fair

Career Fair

Joidi Galon, Staff Reporter November 16, 2022

On Wednesday, Oct. 19, the Kamehameha counseling department held a career fair on Konia Field during period 6.  This was the second career fair of the year and it focused on careers in areas such as...

Local Abduction Calls Attention to AMBER Alert Program

Local Abduction Calls Attention to AMBER Alert Program

Bella Steinke, Staff Reporter October 21, 2022

On Friday, Sept. 16, 2022, 15-year-old Mikella Debina was kidnapped at knifepoint from Anaehoʻomalu Bay on Hawaiʻi Island. Recently released court documents shared the events between her abduction...

Boardings recently voiced their concerns regarding dinner meals.  Meanwhile, FLIK listened to concerns and is in the. process of making changes.

Boarding Students Raise Concerns Over Dinner Meals

Terina Garcia, Reporter September 22, 2022

Disclaimer: The boarding students interviewed for this story have stated that they would like to remain anonymous. From the beginning of the 2022-2023 school year, some highschool boarders have been disgruntled...

Mr. V sports his favorite accessory: a beanie.

‘Mr. V’ Continues to Impact Students

Holly Ikeda, Editor In Chief March 11, 2022

Allen Vinta, affectionately called “Mr. V” by students, has been doing the Puka Mai Ka La “Mashing My Kalo” segment since 2015. However, with the Covid-19 pandemic continuing in the 2021-2022 school...

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