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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: Mar 7 2017 - 4:21am

    WAIMEA — As the next step in the highly respected competition, Alicia Chow, Tanner Riley and Thomas Yoo, seniors at Hawaii Preparatory Academy (HPA), have been named finalists in the 62nd annual National Merit Scholarship Program. They were originally named semifinalists last September.

  2. Posted: Mar 7 2017 - 4:20am

    The public is invited to the event at 5 p.m. at Punana Leo o Waimea. The Ka Ua Paliloa staff and returning families will also attend the annual event.

  3. Posted: Mar 7 2017 - 4:19am

    From 4:30-6:30 p.m. next Tuesday, all are invited to advise school administration and Ho’okako’o Corp. at Waimea Middle School’s LAP meeting. The Local School Board in support of this public conversion charter school’s mission and vision for all of it’s 6th-8th grade students.

  4. | Posted: Mar 3 2017 - 12:40am

    WAIMEA — “Peace-Love-Ukulele: Make a Better Place for You and for Me” is the theme of Hawaii Preparatory Academy’s 24th Annual Ukulele Festival. The show, which is free and open to the public, begins at 7 p.m. this Saturday night at the school’s Gates Performing Arts Center on the Upper Campus.

  5. | Posted: Mar 3 2017 - 12:35am

    MAUNA LANI — The community is invited to the first annual Moonlight Mele Jazz Concert on March 10 from 6-7 p.m. at The Shops at Mauna Lani. The free event features the musical stylings of nationally-recognized Honokaa High School Jazz Band.

  6. | Posted: Mar 3 2017 - 12:30am

    HONOKAA — Zhanelyn Cacho, a junior at Honokaa High School, came in first place in the state Hawaii HOSA competition on Oahu Feb. 23 and 24. She participated on the Kau team because Honokaa does not have their own chapter currently.

  7. | Posted: Feb 28 2017 - 12:35am

    HAWI — The public is invited to attend Kohala High School’s Blue Zones First Friday event on March 3 from 4-7 p.m.

  8. | Posted: Feb 28 2017 - 12:30am

    WAIMEA — On March 11, Kokua Hawaii Foundation will deliver AINA In Schools training to cover standards-based garden curricula for grades K, 1, 4, and 5 at Kanu o ka Aina Learning Ohana in Waimea.

  9. | Posted: Feb 28 2017 - 12:25am

    Aolani Peiper, of Waikoloa, was selected to be a member of the Real Food Challenge team at Fort Lewis College’s Environmental Center. Peiper’s major is exercise science.

  10. | Posted: Feb 24 2017 - 12:30am

    NORTH HAWAII — Applications are now being accepted for the program’s spring cohort. Led by The Kohala Center, it allows students to learn more about farming, ranching, food production and sustainability through hands-on experience in organic and natural farming methods.

  11. | Posted: Feb 21 2017 - 12:35am

    WAIMEA — On Jan. 31 Parker School’s athletic field was named “The Goodfellow Brothers Inc. Athletic Field” in a school-wide dedication ceremony. It honored the 4th generation, family-owned construction company, Goodfellow Brothers Inc.

  12. Posted: Feb 21 2017 - 12:30am

    Sarah Willey, class of 2017 at Connecticut College, has been named to the dean’s list for the 2016 fall semester, achieving dean’s high honors. The Kamuela resident is a biological sciences major.

  13. Posted: Feb 21 2017 - 12:25am

    On Jan. 21, Matthew Kiyota of Kamuela graduated from Simpson University with a bachelor’s degree in accounting. Simpson University’s graduation ceremony was held in Redding, California, where the university is located.

  14. Posted: Feb 17 2017 - 12:25am

    Gov. David Ige and his wife, Dawn, get a sneak peak of Waimea Middle School’s still-under-construction building while in town for the Cherry Blossom Heritage Festival on Feb. 11. The are greeted by (L-R) Hookakoo Board Member Dr. Paul Nakayama, WMS teacher Mrs. Linda LoBue, Keck Observatory’s Rich Masuda, WMS’ Mrs. Pat Rice, DOH Public Health Nurse Sandy Tomiyama, WMS LAP Community Rep. Jane Sherwood, WMS Principal Amy Kendziorski, Sen. Lorraine Inouye, Rep. Cindy Evans and Hookakoo Board member Dr. Robert K. Masuda. Kneeling (L-R) are Mrs. Gayle Kamei, a STEM teacher at Waiakea Intermediate, Ms. Connie Hastert, Malaai Garden Leader Holly Sargeant Green, Kimberly Kamei and Canada-France-Hawaii Telescope’s Mary Beth Laychak. Gov. Ige was Senate Ways and Means chair when funding was secured for the new educational asset and has worked closely with both Sen. Inouye and Rep. Evans to fund the project.

  15. | Posted: Feb 14 2017 - 12:30am

    WAIMEA — The 15th Annual Kui ka Lono Indigenous Education Conference will take place at Kauhale Oiwi o Puukapu at Kanu o ka Aina in Waimea on Feb. 20 and 21.