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In Brief | Schools 11-7-12

Festival benefits Kohala school

The Kohala Mission School Fall Cultural Festival is planned from noon to 4 p.m. Sunday at the school, 55-3361 Akoni Pule Highway in Hawi. The festival features food, games, keiki activities, entertainment and a country store with baked goods and homemade treats.

Admission is free. Proceeds from food sales and keiki activities benefit the school.

Kealakehe Intermediate council meets Nov. 15

Kealakehe Intermediate School invites parents and concerned citizens to its community meeting and school community council meeting beginning at 5 p.m. Nov. 15 at the school. Hawaii State Assessment scores, No Child Left Behind compliance and academic waiver and Race to the Top will be discussed.

Homework help available at Kealakehe

Kealakehe High School’s Waverider Learning Center is offering free homework help to students who have completed an application and have parental permission. Applications are available in the main office, library and at

The center is open from 3:30 to 6:15 p.m. Mondays, Tuesdays and Thursdays, on school days. Students must sign in and out daily and spend all sessions in the library.

Transportation is provided to designated areas, including Waikoloa. The fee is $30 per quarter; $15 for students with reduced lunch; and no charge for students with free lunch. Fees will be collected on or prior to the first day the student attends the center.

All school rules and regulations apply and a copy of Chapter 19 Disciplinary Plan may be obtained from the administration office. Violation of these rules may result in school suspension or dismissal from the center.

For more information, contact Vice Principal Tammy Furrer at 327-4300, ext. 2277, or

Immersion school honors students

Ke Kula o Ehunuikaimalino has announced the names of students on its first quarter honor roll.

Sixth grade: Kulia Llanes, Kupaa Fernandez, Kamalii Manning, Lani Allen, Kamanao Dela Cruz-Apoliona, Kai Jacot McDavid, Kealakai Kihe III, Koarii Atkinson-Sioloa, Kaea Alapai, Kahai Navas-Loa, Leimakamae Schreiner-Freitas.

Seventh grade: Leialoha Casuga-Llanes, Kaleialii Patu, Kaliko Perreira, Tatiana Macomber, Kawaiulailiahi Ruedy, Malaea Tolentino-Selke, Loa Haleamau, Lehua Ubando.

Eighth grade: Alohikea Wong, Lei Arai, Olelomoana Losalio, Naea-Kaiya Leleiwi, Mahiehie Kaakimaka.

Ninth grade: Kawika Lawrence, Kaimalio Cantiberos-Ontiveros, Nakeiki Kuikahi-Tagaca, Kuualoha Brown, Kawale Pu.a

10th grade: Kapii Alu, Mikala Fernandez, Kaulana Ruedy, Makoa Chapa, Mikela Mercier, Paeai Navas-Loa, Makalii Littorin, Moki Pua, Kanekoa Kurashige.

11th grade: Kapua Luhe.

12th grade: Keoulikama-haoakauanoe Ruedy, Kauanoe Mitchell, Hero Wooching, Kaulu Llanes, Kahaolamauloa Camara, Kalama Freitas, Kalahikiola Ikeda, Napua Kuikahi-Tagaca.

Youth Challenge Academy visits PTA

More than 50 cadets from the Hawaii National Guard’s Youth Challenge Academy visited U.S. Army Garrison Pohakuloa Oct. 18 to learn about the post and its staff.

The the academy provides at-risk teenagers the values, skills, education and self-discipline necessary to become successful, productive and responsible adults. The state of Hawaii and the federal government fund the program.

After a briefing about the history and purpose of Pohakuloa Training Area, the cadets visited the USAG-Pohakuloa Fire Department where several firefighters showed off their protective gear, as well as the vehicles and equipment they use to fight fires and extricate people from vehicles.