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1968

September 2, 2016 by Candi Cuppini Hogan (Register to contact)

Would be great to have a reunion for the class of 1968!

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May Day Celebrated at Konawaena High School  West Hawaii Today

KEALAKEKUA — Hawaiian music, chants and hula filled Ellison Onizuka Gym at Konawaena High School Friday morning for the annual May Day celebration.



Kealakekua man indicted on several counts of sexual assault  Hawaii Tribune-Herald (subscription)

KAILUA-KONA — A Kealakekua man was indicted Monday by a Kona grand jury on six counts of sexual assault in connection with alleged offenses that the ...



Students experience law and order  West Hawaii Today

KEALAKEKUA — Sociology students from Konawaena High School got an inside look at the judicial system during a field trip to the Kealakekua Courthouse.



Former Konawaena players, students celebrate 50 years of being 'a Wildcat at heart'  West Hawaii Today

KEALAKEKUA — While the current Konawaena football team prepped Friday night for their homecoming game against Waiakea, an older generation of ...



Faces of Konawaena: Original artist to revive mural adorning high school gymnasium  West Hawaii Today

Correction: A previous version of this article incorrectly listed the Konawaena Foundation's mailing zip code as 96740. The correct zip code is 96750. It is the ...



Kona pool down 6 to 7 months  West Hawaii Today

KAILUA-KONA — After almost being shut down for a full week, Hawaii County officials expect Kona Community Aquatics Center to remain closed for six to seven ...



BIIF track and field: McHone edges out competition in 100, 200 and 4×100 relay  West Hawaii Today

KEALAKEKUA — Kealakehe's Calvin McHone got is first taste of the HHSAA track and field state meet last season as a sophomore. Now he is back for the ...



Police to increase presence at Konawaena, Pahoa high schools following school shooting threat  West Hawaii Today

KAILUA-KONA — Pahoa and Konawaena high schools will see increased police presence today (Wednesday) after postings on social media threatened school ...



Help Students Be Cool at Konawaena High School  Big Island Now

Trajan Satta-Ellis, a resident of Kealakekua, Kona, on the Big Island, is holding is annual pay-it-forward "fan-raiser" for Konawaena High School.



Helping teachers land homes  West Hawaii Today

KAILUA-KONA — In a state where just 51 percent of its public school teachers are still teaching five years after being hired, a California company is hoping to ...



Teachers: Housing still hard despite help  West Hawaii Today

KEALAKEKUA — It's not news that finding affordable housing in Hawaii isn't easy. That's especially true for the state's teachers, 10% of whom change schools, ...



BIIF track and field: Kealakehe's McHone shows winning flair for the dramatic  Hawaii Tribune-Herald (subscription)

Rick Winters/West Hawaii Today Kealakehe's Calvin McHone, far left, takes off in the anchor spot during the 4x100 meter relay at Konawaena High School on ...



Kona pool closed indefinitely for repairs  West Hawaii Today

KAILUA-KONA — The Kona Community Aquatic Center has closed indefinitely. The facility shut down Friday after one of the sand filters stopped operating.



WHT at 50: Bishop Estate breaks silence and Konawanea High to graduate largest class in school history  West Hawaii Today

ON THE COVER. “Trustee To Meet With Leasees”. ADVERTISING. By Jim Langdon. The long silence held by the trustees of Bishop Estate has been broken, ...



About Town: 03-08-19  West Hawaii Today

Lions Club health fair. The fifth annual Lions Club of Kona South Kona Community Health Fair takes place 8 a.m. to 2 p.m. Saturday at Konawaena Elementary ...



BIIF girls basketball: Hawaii Prep beats Ka'u to end D-II title drought  West Hawaii Today

KEALAKEKUA — Hawaii Preparatory Academy is a testament of the old adage that it's not how you start, but how you finish. Ka Makani lost eight of their first ...



Shooting threat causes alarm  West Hawaii Today

KEALAKEKUA — Despite increased police presence at three Hawaii Island high schools amid potential school shooting threats, some students at Konawaena ...



Girls volleyball: Hilo upsets Kamehameha for BIIF D-I title  West Hawaii Today

KEALAKEKUA — Kamehameha-Hawaii had not dropped a single set since the team's league opener back in mid-August, but in Wednesday night's BIIF Division ...



BIIF volleyball: Kohala takes down 4-time champs Konawaena to lasso first BIIF title  Hawaii Tribune Herald

KEALAKEKUA — It was a celebration like no other for the Kohala girls volleyball team at Konawaena High School's Ellison Onizuka Gymnasium Thursday night.



About Town: 03-20-19  West Hawaii Today

New recreation classes for seniors. County of Hawaii's Elderly Recreation Services spring classes will be held starting April 1. ADVERTISING ...



BIIF teams think they have Waiakea figured out but they don't  West Hawaii Today

KEALAKEKUA — Konawaena head coach Adam Tabieros had a smirk on his face before the start of the baseball game between his Wildcats and visiting ...



WHT @ 50: Navy to get 'eviction notice,' Kamoku wins beard contest, 7-digit phone numbers ahead  West Hawaii Today

Wednesday, April 16, 1969 | Volume II, Issue XV. ON THE COVER. ADVERTISING. “Navy To Get 'Eviction Notice' From Milolii”. No byline. The United States ...



Kona Miss Hawaii named scholarship CEO  West Hawaii Today

KONA — The Kona Coffee Cultural Festival, Hawaii's oldest food festival, announced the appointment of Jeannè Kapela as its new Miss Kona Coffee ...



Four Maui Students Nominated to Service Academies  Maui Now

Sen. Schatz announced the names of 42 students nominated to attend one of our nation's *service* academies. Four of the students come from Maui high-schools.



Ka'u, HPA set to to play for BIIF championship  West Hawaii Today

KEALAKEKUA — One way or another, history will be made in the BIIF Division II championship game. For the first time in more than a decade the title tilt will ...



HCFCU Appoints Supervisory Committee Member  Big Island Now

Hawaii Community Federal Credit Union (HCFCU) welcomes Merrick H. Nishimoto to its Supervisory Committee. Appointed by HCFCU's Board of Directors, this ...



Community rallies around coach despite guilty plea  Hawaii Tribune Herald

KEALAKEKUA — A guilty plea on tax evasion and theft charges has not tarnished the name or character for those who work closely with Konawaena High ...



WHT at 50: Former senator dies, low-cost housing planned and shark control eyed  West Hawaii Today

Tuesday, Dec. 24, 1968 | Volume I, Issue XXI. ON THE COVER. ADVERTISING. “Former Senator Julian R. Yates Dies”. No byline. Former Senator Julian R.



Hawai'i County Receives $243.1M for CIP  Big Island Now

The House of Representatives adjourned their 2019 session last week, passing $243.1 million in Capital Improvement Project (CIP) funding for Fiscal Years ...



Stingrays eye next wave of basketball talent at camp  Hawaii Tribune Herald

Rick Winters/West Hawaii Today Campers participate in a dribbling drill at the Konawaena Stringrays basketball camp in Ellison Onizuka Gym at Konawaena ...



Stingrays camp a learning experience for kids and players  West Hawaii Today

KEALAKEKUA — The summer sports season is all about the kids, with many summer camps being offered in a variety of sports nearly every week. This week ...



Students plant cultural roots to Palamanui campus befitting the species  West Hawaii Today

KAILUA-KONA — Konawaena High School senior Kainani Reeves-Bachman has a burning fire for propagating native species. That passion led to her planting ...



Big Island Doctors Graduate From UH Medical School  Big Island Now

The Big Island has produced six new physicians who received their MD degrees May 11, 2019, from the University of Hawai'i John A. Burns School of Medicine.



Kaliua-Kona's 38th annual Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. community celebration set  West Hawaii Today

Kailua-Kona will celebrate its 38th annual Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. Kailua-Kona community celebration Jan. 20 at the Old Kona Airport Beach Park Makaeo ...



A remembered Dream  West Hawaii Today

KAILUA-KONA — Food, art, music, and dance filled the Makaeo Event Pavilion Saturday as hundreds gathered for the 38th annual Dr. Martin Luther King Jr.



Here's a list of Hurricane Lane emergency shelters  Honolulu Star-Advertiser

The following are shelters that have opened or are scheduled to open in preparation for Hurricane Lane: BIG ISLAND. Hawaii County has opened five ...



BIIF softball: Konawaena beats Hilo 7-1 behind dominating performance by Grace  West Hawaii Today

KEALAKEKUA — In a battle of first year head coaches, Monica Montijo's Konawaena squad rode five first-inning runs on the way to a 7-1 victory on Saturday ...



Miss Kona Coffee 2019  West Hawaii Today

KAILUA-KONA — Seventeen-year -old Konawaena High School senior Ruby Simone Jordan was crowned 2019 Miss Kona Coffee Saturday night at King ...



Konawaena High graduates visit Konawaena Elementary students  West Hawaii Today

Konawaena High School graduates paid a visit to Konawaena Elementary School on Thursday giving high fives to the students who lined the halls. Konawaena ...



Students witness high court in action  West Hawaii Today

KAILUA-KONA — More than 400 students sitting in the bleachers at the Kealakehe High School gymnasium stood instantly at the sound of a gavel. Hawaii ...



Make way for Gray: Kealakehe's new principal prepares for first year  West Hawaii Today

KAILUA-KONA — For Kealakehe High School principal Glenn Gray, building better opportunities for students of the island's largest campus isn't a one-man job.



Ke Kula 'o 'Ehinuikaimalino graduates class of 2018  West Hawaii Today

KEALAKEKUA — Ke Kula o Ehinuikaimalino graduated its class of 2018 during a ceremony held Friday at Minaru Inabu field at Konawaena High School.



Konawaena High to Host Meth Awareness Day  Big Island Now

Correction: The Hawaii Meth Project informed Big Island Now that there will no longer be an address by a recovering meth addict. The article has been amended ...



WHT at 50: Kona hit by worst flooding in 40 years  West Hawaii Today

Wednesday, Oct. 9, 1968 | Volume I, Issue XI. ON THE COVER. ADVERTISING. “Kona Flood Damage Soars Above $1 Million”. By Jim Langdon. Gov.



Tropical Gardening Helpline: How to eliminate pepper weevil  West Hawaii Today

Gardening Events. Friday: “Hawaii Worker Protection Training Meeting” from 3-4:30 p.m. at the Kahilu Town Hall, 67-1182 Lindsey Road in Waimea. AgSafe is ...



On location: Hawaii Island the star of new film 'Running for Grace'  West Hawaii Today

KAILUA-KONA — Sometimes forgotten by the film industry in favor of the more populous Oahu or scenic Kauai, Hawaii Island is about to have its moment in the ...



Crash course: College Experience Days give prospective students chance to explore Palamanui  West Hawaii Today

KAILUA-KONA — Choosing a college isn't always easy, and getting a feel for a campus' culture and classroom experience can be even less so. To give ...



Five emergency shelters open on Hawaii Island for possible Hurricane Lane evacuees  Hawaii 24/7

MEDIA RELEASE. Audio Player. https://hawaii247.com/wp-*content*/uploads/2018/08/20180822-1330-hccd-hurricane-shelters.mp3. 00:00. 00:00. 00:00. This is a ...



Sen. Schatz announces student nominees for US Service Academies  Hawaii News Now

Some 43 high school students across the state have been nominated by Sen. Brian Schatz to attend one of four prestigious *service* academies.



Holy guacamole! Kona woman finds possibly record-size avocado  Hawaii Tribune Herald

Courtesy photo Pamela Wang holds what she suspects might turn out to be the world's heaviest avocado on record. Courtesy photo Pamela Wang holds what ...



Inspiring designs: Kona Kumu enters the world of Hawaiian fashion  West Hawaii Today

KAILUA-KONA — Award-winning Kumu Hula Kenneth “Aloha” Victor never set out to be a clothing designer, but his new Kaulua'e designs, created, styled and ...



A life of service: Reymund Transfiguracion remembered as humble, heroic  West Hawaii Today

KAILUA-KONA — It's about the guy next to you. That summation of military life, of duty, of camaraderie belongs to U.S. Army Capt. Matthew Talley. He invoked ...



Hawaii Panics After Alert About Incoming Missile Is Sent in Error  The New York Times

An early-morning emergency alert mistakenly warning of an incoming ballistic missile attack was dispatched to cellphones across Hawaii on Saturday, setting off ...



Salary Commission finds setting salaries a tricky business  West Hawaii Today

Salary Commission hears from Finance Director Deanna Sako and Real Property Tax Administrator Lisa Miura on Sept. 17 in Hilo. Commissioners left to right, ...



Hawaii Prep's Brucelas named Player of the Year  West Hawaii Today

KAILUA-KONA — It was a victory no one saw coming. Hawaii Preparatory Academy, which started the season on a seven game losing streak, and lost eight of ...



Feds seek to ban swimming with spinner dolphins in Hawaii  Hawaii News Now

The federal government has proposed new guidelines for protecting spinner dolphins in Hawaii that would keep swimmers and vessels at least 50 yards from ...



Runnin' with Rani: Jackson Thoma Shines at LavaKids PeaWee Biathlon  West Hawaii Today

Seven-year old Jackson Thoma won Sunday's LavaKids PeaWee Biathlon event featuring a 200-yard swim and 1-mile run in a time of 13:02. Thoma's win tied ...



HTFG Honors Locally Grown Fruit Supporters  Big Island Now

The Hawai'i Tropical Fruit Growers (HTFG) recently named four recipients of its annual appreciation awards during the 27th Hawai'i International Fruit ...



Hawaii Island graduation ceremonies set  West Hawaii Today

More than 11,000 students are expected to graduate from public schools in ceremonies happening across the state in late May and early June. The following ...



Captain Cook community searching for missing woman with Alzheimer's disease  West Hawaii Today

Update: Missing South Kona woman spotted in Captain Cook. CAPTAIN COOK — A loving wife, mother and grandmother suffering from Alzheimer's disease ...



Short Hops: Aug. 9  West Hawaii Today

AAU squad competes in Jan on it Grand Finale. ADVERTISING. AAU squad competes in Jan on it Grand Finale. The Hawaii Select Big Island AAU squad ...



Football: Keaukaha reaches Pop Warner title game  West Hawaii Today

The Keaukaha Warriors' Kilohana Haasenritter went around Westside Eagles tacklers for his first touchdown, got behind them for his second and he ran through ...



Two Maui Students Nominated to US Service Academies  Maui Now

US Senator Mazie K. Hirono and US Senator Brian Schatz of Hawaiʻi announced their nomination of two Maui students to the US military *service* academies for ...



Runnin' with Rani: Action packed weekend of beer, run, and bike  West Hawaii Today

Jennifer Real and Tawnie McDonald duke it out for the women's Under 60 Dragon Slayer title. (Hawaii Sport Events/Courtesy Photo). Competitors charge out at ...



To hell and back: Big Islanders conquer 100 miles of HURT  West Hawaii Today

Patrick Stover, Bree Wee and Sylvia Ravaglia were miles into the gnarly trails and semi-tropical rainforest of Oahu's Manoa, Makiki and Nuuanu Valleys when, ...



Fight the Bite: Dengue Count Rises to 33  Maui Now

The confirmed dengue fever count on Hawaiʻi Island has risen to 33, according to new information released today by the State Department of Health.



Citizens, lawmakers form front line in West Hawaii fight against LFA  West Hawaii Today

KAILUA-KONA — Picking fruit on some West Hawaii farms is more than just precarious. As soon as the trees start shaking, farmers and field workers are as likely ...



Short Hops  West Hawaii Today

Trio of Steelers among those to get big Pop Warner honor. ADVERTISING. Trio of Steelers among those to get big Pop Warner honor. Three local football ...



More marked police cars sought  West Hawaii Today

KAILUA-KONA — About a decade ago, the Hawaii Police Department acquired its first fleet of marked police vehicles, costing around $2 million. Today, 29 of ...



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