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Is Recycling Really a Good Thing?

Is Recycling Really a Good Thing?

Kiersty McKee, Staff Reporter

November 12, 2019

Many students rely on caffeinated drinks every morning to keep them awake throughout the school day. Beverages such as the glass-bottled Starbucks Iced Frappuccino or aluminum-canned Monster Energy drinks are common amongst Kamehameha students, but does anyone ever wonder where they end up after they...

Strawberry Harvesting May Soon Become More Efficient and Cheaper

Strawberry Harvesting May Soon Become More Efficient and Cheaper

Zaysha Akina-Mahoe, Staff Reporter

November 1, 2019

Professor Ehsani and two colleagues at the University of Central Florida and Washington State University will begin working on a project to cultivate the strawberry crop more efficiently at a low cost.  In the past, Ehsani has designed several harvesting systems for a variety of fruits and nuts a...

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...

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...

Protests for Aloha ʻĀina to Take Place at Unity March this Weekend

Protests for Aloha ʻĀina to Take Place at Unity March this Weekend

Kiana Kalahele, Staff Reporter

October 19, 2019

The Aloha ʻĀina Unity March, happening on Saturday, Oct. 5, is meant to empower Hawaiians and bring everyone together. The state government has issued permits for another “Aloha ʻĀina” march to take place, starting at Ala Moana Beach Park and stemming all the way to Queen Kapiʻolani Park. T...

Ka Moi reporters earn two national awards

Ka Moi reporters earn two national awards

Ka Moi Staff

November 27, 2018

Competing against the top high school journalists at the Fall National High School Journalism Convention, seniors Colt Almodova and Sarah Santos received Superiorawards in the write-off competition.  The competition was held at the Hyatt Regency Chicago on Nov. 2. In the Broadcast Anchorcompetition, Almod...

The Surfer’s Give Back Club Opened Its Doors To All Students This Year

The Surfer’s Give Back Club Opened Its Doors To All Students This Year

Taylor Cozloff, Staff Reporter

November 19, 2018

The Surfers Give Back Club has decided to open its doors to all students this year and have renamed themselves the Students Give Back Club. The Surfer’s Give Back club volunteers around our community, doing various charitable activities. From cleaning up beaches and working in local Lo’i to singing ...

Japan Club Makes a Comeback

Japan Club Makes a Comeback

Gisella Kahapea, Staff Reporter

November 16, 2018

Kamehameha Schools is big on their extracurricular. There is a wide range of clubs offered to anyone who is willing to join, along with the possibility of creating their own. One club which may not be known about by many yet has been here for a while is the Japan Club. Resurfacing in 2016, the Japan ...

Boarding Undergoes Scrutiny Due To Safety Concerns

Boarding Undergoes Scrutiny Due To Safety Concerns

Shaniya Sakurada, Staff Reporter

November 16, 2018

On Sunday, Sep. 23, in pursuit for answers, campus security led a search for banned objects in one of the KS dormitories. The boarding handbooks state that “KS reserves the right to search students lockers, dormitory living quarters, cars, persons and personal possessions if there is reasonabl...

Giving Back Through Faith

Giving Back Through Faith

Reece Okumura, Staff Reporter

November 16, 2018

KAPĀLAMA- On October 24, 2018, the senior class of 2019 joined together in an effort to give back to our school community in the annual Senior Service day. There were many different tasks, whether it was cleaning up the mālā at the Elementary campus to washing all of the cars in the school fleet, e...

Students are Displeased, and Object Against School Schedule

Students are Displeased, and Object Against School Schedule

Saige Ogden, Staff Reporter

November 16, 2018

With the new school schedule and its demanding rules, come many inconveniences and difficulties for the student body. A major issue being experienced with the new rules is the lack of free time students are getting during the school day, and how it is affecting their grades along with their ment...

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