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- 2019 National Letter of Intent Dayby Kaylie YoshinagaFor many students fielding athletic scholarship offers, the National Letter of Intent (NLI) Signing Day, which took place this year on Nov. 13, is a monumental event. Though the students would have already verbally committedContinue reading “2019 National Letter of Intent Day”
- Lane Leadersby Kaylie YoshinagaFor years now, senior Micah Ginoza and junior Sofia Carlson have held the upper ranks at Hawaii’s high school swim meets. With their talents — Carlson’s in sprint freestyle and sprint fly, Ginoza’s in distanceContinue reading “Lane Leaders”
- A toast to a lower drinking ageby Ingus StegisWe live in a community where fermented fruit juice poses a greater threat to our youth than a semi-automatic rifle—or so says the law. When an American youth turns 18, they are awarded many privileges,Continue reading “A toast to a lower drinking age”
- Students ring in on the broken bellby Ingus StegisWith the school bell broken, students debate whether administration should bring it back.
- TMT debateby Ingus StegisAfter the recent demonstration at Kaiser, students discuss the continued construction of the TMT.
- Outfits to fall forby Ingus StegisFall is here—the season of comfy, cozy clothes and pumpkin spice lattes. While to some, Hawaii’s year-round summer may seem like a blessing, many complain that the lack of seasons limits opportunities to wear anythingContinue reading “Outfits to fall for”
- CollegeBoard fails the testby Ingus StegisContributed by Tony Ou. Illustration by Nicole Iwamasa. As students, we’d like to think that the college applications we work so hard on are reviewed word-for-word, but that’s just not the case. According to theContinue reading “CollegeBoard fails the test”
- Phantom of the Opera: A Killer Musicalby Ingus StegisCelebrating its 30th anniversary as a Broadway production, the iconic musical Phantom of the Opera, performed by the Phantom of the Opera North American Tour, arrived in Honolulu to deliver a spectacular performance. Producers CameronContinue reading “Phantom of the Opera: A Killer Musical”
- New Facesby Ingus StegisColin Morikawa Always ready to help, Colin Morikawa is a familiar face from Niu Valley Middle School now working as one of the two behavioral health specialists for our Kaiser community. Morikawa is dedicated toContinue reading “New Faces”
- Homecoming 2019by Ingus StegisThis September, Kaiser celebrated a tradition that is beloved in high schools across America: Homecoming. Here at Kaiser, Homecoming week provides students with not only the occasional break from classes but also a chance toContinue reading “Homecoming 2019”
- Wipeout Crew cultivates learning with feeder schoolsby Ingus StegisWith the onslaught of climate change and increasing debate in Hawaii about environmental conservation and pollution, it’s more important than ever to teach younger generations about the environment. Kaiser’s Wipeout Crew (WOC) has been atContinue reading “Wipeout Crew cultivates learning with feeder schools”
- Kaiser participates in AFJROTC summer eventby Ingus StegisOver the summer, the Air Force Junior Reserve Officer Training Corps (AFJROTC) participated in a week-long excursion at the Marine Corps Base Hawai’i (MCBH) in Kaneohe. Nine students from Kaiser attended, accompanied by Senior MasterContinue reading “Kaiser participates in AFJROTC summer event”
- Kaiser students travel to South Korea with PESS organizationby Ingus StegisContributed by Charlotte Tang Over the summer, sophomores Akela Inskeep, Abraham Marsh, Lienne Tung, and Mia Umeda, accompanied by English teacher Amy Conners, traveled to Gong-ju, Seoul, Gyeong-ju, and Busan in South Korea. The tripContinue reading “Kaiser students travel to South Korea with PESS organization”
- Realtors beautify Kaiser on Realtor Action Dayby Ingus StegisApproximately 450 members of the Hawaii Realtors organization assembled on Sept. 16 for school campus beautification efforts at 13 schools across the state. At the Realtor Action Day event, several of those realtors helped toContinue reading “Realtors beautify Kaiser on Realtor Action Day”
- Kaiser students represent the United States in World Tsunami Conference in Hokkaidoby Ingus StegisWhen you think about Japan, you first think about its picturesque landscapes, delicious cuisine, and advanced technology. Yet, as an island that rests directly on four tectonic plates, Japan is also heavily prone to tsunamis—inContinue reading “Kaiser students represent the United States in World Tsunami Conference in Hokkaido”
- Kaiser students march against TMTby Ingus StegisWearing red shirts and grasping signs emblazoned with the words, “A’ole TMT” and “Ku Kia’i Mauna,” meaning “No TMT” and “Guardians of the mountain,” students at Kaiser High School marched during lunch on Sept. 16Continue reading “Kaiser students march against TMT”
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