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Parker debate team starts year with a win

| | Nov 6 2017 - 12:30am | Comments

WAIMEA — On Oct. 21, Parker School’s debate team won a first-place school trophy for the most ballots earned at Oahu’s Waialua High School Debate Tournament. It was the first 2017-2018 school year competition.

  1. | Posted: Apr 4 2017 - 6:28am

    WAIMEA — One of the most dangerous invasive species currently on Hawaii Island is the little fire ant.

  2. | Posted: Mar 31 2017 - 12:30am

    KOHALA COAST — As pressure mounted on Wednesday morning, Hawaii Preparatory Academy’s sixth- and seventh-grade teammates huddled together to come up with their answer for the final question in the Big Island Newbery Quiz.

  3. | Posted: Mar 31 2017 - 12:25am

    WAIMEA — Hawaii Preparatory Academy will host the annual Waimea College Fair, sponsored by the Hawaii Association for College Admission Counseling, on April 6 from 6-7:30 p.m. in the school’s Castle Gym.

  4. | Posted: Mar 31 2017 - 12:20am

    WAIMEA — On April 8 from 10 a.m.-12:30 p.m., Maddy Sofranac — an avid fermenter who views lacto-fermentation of local veggies as healthy for the immune systems — will share recipes, techniques and health benefit information at a special workshop open to the public.

  5. | Posted: Mar 28 2017 - 12:25am

    HONOKAA — This Thursday through Sunday, Honokaa High School Jazz Band will perform on Maui and Lanai to celebrate National Jazz Appreciation Month, which culminates in the United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organization’s (UNESCO) International Jazz Day on April 30.

  6. | Posted: Mar 28 2017 - 12:20am

    KOHALA COAST — Students from public, private, parochial and home schools all over the the island will test their knowledge tomorrow at the 28th Annual Big Island Newbery Quiz Bowl. Held this year at Hapuna Beach Prince Resort, 21 five-member teams in grades 4-7 will compete beginning at 9:30 a.m.

  7. Posted: Mar 24 2017 - 12:25am

    The Waimea Elementary School track team invites community members to come and support their first Track and Field Meet and Fundraiser on April 1 from 10 a.m.-2 p.m. on the school’s large green field.

  8. Posted: Mar 24 2017 - 12:20am

    Waimea Elementary School’s Thrift Shop will hold their final sale of the school year tomorrow from 8 a.m.-noon. They have a wide variety of items — new and like-new — starting at 25 cents for all ages, sizes and styles. Infant and children’s clothing, ladies jackets, slacks, shorts, dresses, bathing suits and shoes are included. Men’s shirts and pants, kitchen appliances and household items are also available.

  9. Posted: Mar 21 2017 - 12:25am

    On March 29-31 and April 1 and 2, Waimea Elementary School will host the reading event, open to the public between 2:30-5:30 p.m. in room P1, next to the outdoor basketball court. A selection of engaging and affordable books will be available for every reading level. All purchases benefit the school.

  10. | Posted: Mar 21 2017 - 12:20am

    WAIMEA — Hawaii Preparatory Academy captured first place in the “Best Factoid” category at PBS Hawaii’s 2017 HIKI NO Awards show on March 11 at the GVS Transmedia Accelerator at Honua Studios in Kailua-Kona.

  11. | Posted: Mar 17 2017 - 12:30am

    WAIMEA — Beginning March 27 and continuing through May 24, Hawaii Preparatory Academy’s new multipurpose building behind Isaacs Art Center at Village Campus will be the location for the new wrestling program led by Coach Hamilton Ford.

  12. Posted: Mar 17 2017 - 12:20am

    The class’s co-chairs, Valerie Poindexter and Dominic Yagong, announce the reunion will be held July 21, 22 and 23. The committee requests classmate contact information currently by emailing or calling or texting 345-5989.

  13. | Posted: Mar 10 2017 - 12:25am

    KOHALA — The 2017 Na Leo Hou Hawaii All-State Choral Festival, held in Honolulu Feb. 16-18, drew 380 students from Oahu, Kauai and the Big Island to participate in the massive choir event.

  14. | Posted: Mar 10 2017 - 12:20am

    WAIMEA — Hawaii Preparatory Academy seniors Sidney Vermeulen and Noa Walker are the recipients of the Hiatt College Scholarships for Community Service and Academic Creativity and Initiative. HPA parents Jerry and Mahilani Hiatt were on hand for the presentation at an Upper School assembly on Feb. 27.

  15. Posted: Mar 10 2017 - 12:19am

    Christine Bangay of Waikoloa received her bachelor of science in nursing from Western Governors University.