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Ambassadors of Photography and Videography Club Welcomes New Members

Ambassadors of Photography and Videography Club Welcomes New Members

Shaniya Sakurada, Reporter

September 12, 2018


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Ambassadors of Photography and Videography Club Welcomes New Members Shaniya Sakurada The Kamehameha schools Ambassadors of Photography and Videography Club (APV) is encouraging high school photographers and videographers to join the club. Anyone with or without photography skills is welcomed...

Lifesavers Club Kicks Off New School Year

Keanu Rowe, Reporter

September 12, 2018


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The Lifesavers Club, headed by Joby Lum, a junior, strives to provide hands on training for CPR and AED skills in a time period of 40 minutes.

Senior Smiles Through Battle with Cancer

Senior Smiles Through Battle with Cancer

Sydnee Valdez, News Editor

March 15, 2018


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Determined to graduate from KSK, senior Pomai Tollefsen fought her way through high school despite being diagnosed with Hodgkin and Non-Hodgkin Lymphoma. Just two days after Thanksgiving of her sophomore year, Tollefsen had surgery on her left leg to remove a tumor that was deemed cancerous. Lymphoma...

Blood Bank of Hawaii Returns to KS for Semi-Annual Blood Drive

Blood Bank of Hawaii Returns to KS for Semi-Annual Blood Drive

Aya Chang, Staff Reporter

March 15, 2018


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The Blood Bank of Hawaii will return to KS on April 3-4 for the semi-annual blood drive. The drive will take place in Konia 108-109. Faculty members, staff, and students who are 16 years or older and who meet the physical requirements are eligible to donate. With an allotted 200 slots for bloo...

Students Emerging from High School Shooting bring Hope to the Country

JP Newmann, Staff Reporter

March 15, 2018


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In the aftermath of a mass shooting which killed 17 people at Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School in Parkland, Florida, a number of students who survived the attack have become prominent forces in gun control. One of the notable students amidst the tragedy is Emma Gonzalez, a senior at Marjory...

Kamehameha Schools’ CEO & Trustee Release Video Message to Kamehameha ‘Ohana

Kamehameha Schools’ CEO & Trustee Release Video Message to Kamehameha ‘Ohana

JP Newmann, Staff Reporter

February 13, 2018


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In light of several lawsuits filed against Kamehameha Schools on reports of repeated sexual abuse by psychiatrist Robert Browne, CEO Jack Wong and Chairman of the Board of Trustees Micah Kāne have recorded a video message to discuss the pressing matter. In addition to a letter sent on January 2nd...

Taking the SAT May Give You an Edge in Receiving a UH Scholarship

Taking the SAT May Give You an Edge in Receiving a UH Scholarship

Aya Chang, Staff Reporter

January 20, 2018


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Students vying for scholarships from the University of Hawaiʻi who take the SAT rather than the ACT exam have a “clear, strong, and unfair advantage,” according to The Princeton Review. Each year, the University of Hawaiʻi Mānoa awards up to 16 Regents and 80 Chancellor’s scholarships to...

Teachers’ Dual Credit Woes Reveal Deeper Communication Issue

Teachers’ Dual Credit Woes Reveal Deeper Communication Issue

Aya Chang, Staff Reporter

November 20, 2017


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In February 2017, AP English Language teacher Diana Fontaine compiled a packet of emails from ten concerned teachers, one counselor, and one student regarding the new dual credit (DC) program. These letters were sent to the high school principal, vice principal, and curriculum coordinator. Seven months...

Students Set New Record at the October ASKS Blood Drive

Students Set New Record at the October ASKS Blood Drive

Catherine Jara, Staff Reporter

November 6, 2017


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After two days of students donating blood in their holiday attire and Halloween costumes this past spirit week, the October Associated Students of Kamehameha Schools (ASKS) blood drive turned out to be a record-setting one. ASKS partners with Blood Bank of Hawai‘i for their semi-annual blood drive....

Class of 2018 Hosts Senior Lūʻau Fundraiser

Class of 2018 Hosts Senior Lūʻau Fundraiser

Aya Chang, Staff Reporter

November 6, 2017


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On Saturday, October 21, students from the Class of 2018 gathered in Kekūhaupiʻo Gym with their families for the annual Senior Lūʻau. This year’s theme was ʻAʻohe Makani Nāna E Kulaʻi, which translates to No Gust of Wind Can Push Me Over, and was taken from the class’ ʻoli. The lūʻau...

Students Pioneer New Club on Campus

Students Pioneer New Club on Campus

JP Newmann, Staff Reporter

October 31, 2017


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Kamehameha High School students will soon be able to become members of a recently pioneered club on campus, the Feminism club. Students of Kapālama have a wide inventory of clubs on campus to join ranging from Pride Club, formed to support the LGBTQ community on campus, to Kids for Kids, established...

Kids for Kids Club: Shaping the Next Generation

Kids for Kids Club: Shaping the Next Generation

Tehya Taylor, Staff Reporter

September 19, 2017


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Years and years ago, “community service” was a consequence for juvenile offenders. Perhaps because the “good” students were generally too busy tending to their rigorous school schedules, to spend their leisure time elsewhere. However, today, more and more students are dedicating their free time...

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