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LIST: Here are 5 Hawaii stars who made it big on Broadway  Hawaii News Now

After starting off dazzling crowds on Hawaii stages, several recognizable names have gone on to New York to expand their careers. From Bette Midler to Ruthie ...



After 3 decades of producing music ‘with mana,’ Kapena is still going strong  Hawaii News Now

The De Lima family keep Kapena alive today, playing at venues across the state.



Kaimuki couple curbs helping Kakaako's homeless  Honolulu Star-Advertiser

Under the threat of state Health Department fines of up to $1,000 per violation, a Kaimuki couple who used to provide meals and hot showers to homeless ...



Kaimuki couple defies city by attending to Kakaako homeless people in public park  Honolulu Star-Advertiser

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After squatters were kicked out of an urban park, the really big problems began  Hawaii News Now

With barely enough space to squeeze by the sidewalk along Kaimuki Avenue, right next to the high school, seems more like some kind of foul obstacle course.



A TIMELESS PRINCESS, An Original New Musical, Opens At The Mamiya Theatre  Broadway World

Edgewater Productions is pleased to announce its first ever production and a new original musical entitled A Timeless Princess at the Mamiya Theatre July 11 ...



Later starting time helps Kaimuki High School students and teachers  Hawaii News Now

Kaimuki High School starts its school day at 9 a.m. That's one hour later than other public schools in Hawaii.



Kaimuki’s Paama calls signing with Washington ‘a blessing’  Hawaii News Now

Citing family, faith and the right fit for himself and his mother, Paama feels that he found a second home on the west coast.



‘It’s been a special journey'  Hawaii News Now

The Kaimuki Bulldogs have one of the smallest roster sizes in the state.



Kaimuki High School students turn assignment into viral hit  KHON2

A class project turned into a viral sensation for students at Kaimuki High School.



Why College Now Starts In High School For So Many Hawaii Kids  Honolulu Civil Beat

As the number of college-level courses offered in high school soars, state officials hope it will lead to a better educated workforce in Hawaii.



Kaimuki High School dedicates final 'Hairspray' shows to recovering Broadway star  KHON2

Kaimuki High School Performing Arts Center has been putting on a production of "Hairspray," and the cast and crew says they will dedicate their final shows to ...



Pop Quiz: Kaimuki High School  KHON2

Former University of Hawaii lineman R.J. Hollis asks the Bulldogs some tough questions in this week's pop quiz.



Roosevelt spoils Pearl City’s Homecoming, 49-14  Hawaii News Now

HONOLULU (HawaiiNewsNow) - Roosevelt didn't waste any time in ruining Pearl City's Homecoming Friday night in a 49-14 rout. Led by quarterback Sky Ogata ...



Kaimuki High School takes on new 'modular schedule' system  KHON2

The Department of Education says it is the first public school in Hawaii to make this change.



St. Francis football coach Kip Akana resigns  Honolulu Star-Advertiser

St. Francis football coach Kip Akana resigned Friday afternoon, head of school Casey Asato announced. Asato said he is grateful for Akana's four years of ...



This Honolulu Charter School Found A Unique Way To Survive  Honolulu Civil Beat

SEEQS, a startup charter school with a focus on project-based learning, is setting up shop this year on the Kaimuki High School campus.



Students celebrate Earth Day with environmental activities - Honolulu, Hawaii news, sports & weather  KITV Honolulu

Hundreds of volunteers from Oahu schools put on their work gloves for an Earth Day Aloha Aina Project. Students from Kaimuki High, Jarrett Middle, Aliiolani ...



Hospitality industry awards statewide scholarships - Honolulu, Hawaii news, sports & weather  KITV Honolulu

The Hawaii Lodging & Tourism Association (HLTA) awarded its second annual Hookipa Scholarship of $1000 to each of three high school students representing ...



Kaimuki High School Performing Arts Center presents their 30th Anniversary spring production of 'IN THE HEIGHTS'  Hawaii News Now

'IN THE HEIGHTS' is a Tony Award-winning musical about life in Washington Heights, a tight-knit community where the coffee from the corner bodega is light ...



Lawmaker says legislature to blame for Title IX lawsuit  KHON2

EWA (KHON2) - Changing in teachers closets, in plain view on the practice field, even at a nearby Burger King bathroom - the ACLU of Hawaii says that's what ...



Twin brothers battle at Aloha Stadium in a legacy of family football  KHON2

Kila Kamakawiwoole had a football journey that many Hawaii players aim to emulate.



Now 6-foot-4, 355-pound lineman Sama Pa'Ama is kicking off, too  USA TODAY High School Sports

Sama Pa'Ama, a Washington commit, already starts on both the offensive and defensive line for Kaimuki. Now he's handling kickoff duties, too.



Kaimuki High School sends students to college  Hawaii News Now

When Wenmin He's family moved to Hawaii from China, he barely spoke English. He was quiet and shy. "We were a poor family in China. My parents had to ...



Hawai'i Public High Schools Redesigned for Innovation Future  Hawaiipublicradio

The 4th annual Future Focus Conference on technologies and innovation is underway in Honolulu. The highlight was educating tomorrow's workforce.



Enrollment drops at town public schools, prompting rumors one school will close  Hawaii News Now

Public school enrollment in the urban Honolulu area has fallen in the last five years while enrollment in Ewa and Kapolei, where families have moved in search ...



Kaimuki hosts Pop Warner coaches clinic  KHON2

Kaimuki High School hosted a crowd of Pop Warner football coaches who crowded to the field for a coaching clinic.



Kaimuki High School inducts inaugural Hall of Honor class  KHON2

Kaimuki High School inducted three graduates during its first-ever Hall of Honor ceremony Tuesday. U.S. Sen. Mazie Hirono ('66), U.S. Attorney Florence ...



16 years old, 336 pounds: Sama Paama is perhaps Chris Petersen’s most interesting recruit ever  Seattle Times

Some at UW believe Sama Paama has the greatest upside of anyone in the Huskies' 2019 class. Washington was the first to offer Paama, who plans to enroll in ...



Warriors advance  Thegardenisland.com

LIHUE — The Warriors are back in the big show. Kapaa High School's varsity football team defeated Kaimuki High School of the Oahu Interscholastic ...



Brackets released for 2018 HHSAA Girls Volleyball State Tourname - Honolulu, Hawaii news, sports & weather  KITV Honolulu

The 2018 girls volleyball season comes to a close this week with 24 teams competing in the 50th Annual New City Nissan/HHSAA Girls Volleyball State ...



33000 malasadas, 365 days of prep work, one Honolulu Marathon  KITV Honolulu

"We're doing 33000 malasadas, a 26-foot freezer truck, with 30 racks," said malasada cooker Ernest Kam. "It takes everything we got, all the fryers that we got, ...



Kaimuki High School presents: Puss in Boots  HONOLULU Magazine

A charming, clever cat befriends a king, defeats an ogre, matchmakes a romance, transforms his master into the rich and famous Marquis of Carabas, and makes ...



Should Hawaii's public schools start classes later?  KHON2

Right now only Kaimuki High School students start school at 9:00 a.m..



Former Kaimuki High School teacher accused of having sex with students in Texas  Hawaii News Now

Pamela Jones was arrested last week and is now in a Dallas jail where she's accused of having sex with two 16-year-old students.



Man killed in officer-involved shooting in Minneapolis identified as former Hawaii resident  Hawaii News Now

HONOLULU (HawaiiNewsNow) -A man who was shot and killed by a police officer in Minneapolis last week has been identified as 36-year-old Travis Jordan, ...



Starting in Peoria, line of Hawaii teachers runs 4 generations  Peoria Journal Star

HONOLULU, Hawaii -- It was a move befitting an announcement in the local paper: Ethel Day, “one of Peoria's brilliant young women,” would be leaving the ...



Kaimuki reports bumpy transition to modular schedule  KHON2

The main issue is having students and teachers to get used to all the changes.



Catholic schools boys basketball teams win state championships  Hawaii Catholic Herald

By Anna Weaver Hawaii Catholic Herald. It's been 35 years for Maryknoll School. And it's never happened before for Damien Memorial School. In a Catholic ...



These Big Oahu Schools Got Bigger - And Small Ones Keep Shrinking  Honolulu Civil Beat

Some of Oahu's biggest high schools struggle with overcrowding, while smaller schools are trying to lure students with innovative programs.



Taiwanese group awards 15 public school scholarships - Honolulu, Hawaii news, sports & weather  KITV Honolulu

A local Taiwanese cultural group awarded scholarships on Tuesday night to 15 recent public high school graduates. The Taiwanese Association of ...



Kapaa High School wins — twice!  Thegardenisland.com

Jennifer Marcil, Bank of Hawaii, Kapaa Branch Manager, left, is joined by BOH associate Angela Pohiva, center, in presenting a $10,000 award to the Kapaa ...



A group of Hawaii teens re-created a 'Mulan' scene for homework. The results went viral  Hawaii News Now

It's not every day that a school assignment goes viral. But that's exactly what happened to Glenna Matauto, a senior at McKinley HIgh.



Huskies add kicker from Hawaii to 2019 recruiting class  The News Tribune

Timothy Horn, a kicker and punter from Hawaii, announced his verbal commitment to the Washington Huskies on Monday via Twitter.



Hawaii actress Ruthie Ann Miles returning to the stage in London after tragedy  Honolulu Star-Advertiser

UPDATE, JUNE 5: The producers of the London production of “The King and I” said no decision has been made at this time on whether actress Ruthie Ann Miles ...



CDC says school day should start later  Hawaii News Now

High school senior Shania Custodio-Velasco juggles studies, student government and sports. Her school starts at 8:10 a.m..



MVT Presents Lisa Matsumoto's PRINCESS AND THE ISO PEANUT  Broadway World

Manoa Valley Theatre presents its season finale live on stage from July 5 - 22 at Kaimuki High School. What can happen when a traditional fairytale princess ...



Unborn baby of Hawaii actress Ruthie Ann Miles, who lost daughter in New York crash, dies  Honolulu Star-Advertiser

Kaimuki High School graduate Ruthie Ann Miles, a Broadway star who lost her daughter in a Brooklyn crash in March, has lost her unborn daughter, her attorney ...



24 Million Meals a Year  Hawaii Business Magazine

I have mostly fond memories of eating during my eight years in the public school system. I'm especially sentimental about the saimin and oven-roasted chicken I ...



Education in Hawaii: Smart Innovations and Persistent Problems  Hawaii Business Magazine

This report on our public schools offers many reasons for optimism and just as many causes for concern about difficulties that have lingered for too long.



On Campus: Kaimuki head coach sacrifices mainland career to save alma mater  KHON2

David Tautofi put his mainland career on hold once he realized his alma mater needed him more than he needed personal success.



Police investigating after bomb threats at multiple schools  Hawaii News Now

HONOLULU (HawaiiNewsNow) - Honolulu police are investigating hoax bomb threats made to multiple Oahu public and private schools Thursday afternoon.



Support pours in for pregnant Broadway star after young daughter killed in crash  KHON2

HONOLULU (KHON2) - Two children were killed when they were hit by a car in Brooklyn Monday, and their mothers, both from Hawaii, were hospitalized.



Hawai'i Ballet Theatre's magical 'The Nutcracker' returns for the holiday season  Hawaii News Now

Hundreds of young local dancers will breathe new life into Hawai'i Ballet Theatre's traditional holiday production of The Nutcracker, about a little girl's favorite toy ...



Hawaii actress critical, friend hurt, 2 kids killed after being hit by car in New York  Honolulu Star-Advertiser

The children of two women with Hawaii ties were killed in a horrific traffic incident in New York that one witness described as “something you see in a horror ...



Hawaii's EK Fernandez Shows finds success with cashless midway system  CarnivalWarehouse.com

Located in Kapolei, Hawaii on the island of Oahu, E.K. Fernandez Shows Inc. may be the only carnival purveyor in the U.S. with a home base of a tropical island.



Another Oahu Public School Employee Arrested  Hawaii News Now

HONOLULU (KHNL) - Her job is to help keep an Oahu school clean for students and staff. But police say her private life is anything but clean. Now, another ...



Fundraising website closes for Broadway actress with Hawaii ties injured in NYC pedestrian accident  KHON2

The Go Fund Me page for Broadway star and local girl Ruthie Ann Miles is now closed.



Candidate Q&A: OHA Trustee At Large — Landen Paikai  Honolulu Civil Beat

"Our Hawaiian community deserves better leadership at the board table. We have a great opportunity to shake up the board room with the potential influx of five ...



Swishes and sign language: This Kalani basketball player soars on the court  Hawaii News Now

This Wednesday, the Hawaii State Basketball tournament will tip off. Among the players competing for the state championship is 15-year-old Brandon Chung.



Hawaii Ballet Theatre presents 'The Nutcracker'  KHON2

The production features local dancers, keiki ballerinas, and internationally renowned guest artists.



Battleship Missouri Memorial to commemorate 75th anniversary  Hawaii Army Weekly

Commemorating 75th anniversary of USS Missouri's launching & 20th anniversary as living educational maritime museum. Battleship Missouri Memorial



Hospitality Industry Awards $52000 in Scholarships to Public School Seniors  Maui Now

Emily N. Mitra of Maui High School earned an additional $2500 scholarship from the Hawai'i Lodging & Tourism Association for being the top student from Maui.



Report shows Hawaii high school students increasingly ready for college  KHON2

Research shows the more quickly students enter and complete college-level courses, the more likely they are to attain their higher education goals.



Holiday Calendar  Honolulu Star-Advertiser

ON STAGE. “A Charlie Brown Christmas”: In this stage version of the 1965 television special, cartoonist Charles M. Schulz's beloved alter ego confronts the ...



On the Scene with Dwayne Sakaguchi  Honolulu Star-Advertiser

Dwayne Sakaguchi has a degree from the University of Hawaii at Manoa, teaches dance at Punahou School and is in his second year as ...



Church rent lawsuit moves ahead  Hawaii News Now

A lawsuit accusing two churches of underpaying rent for school facilities is moving ahead. But an attorney for the churches says the suit only hurts the schools ...



Nutcracker's 36th production moves time and location  Hawaii News Now

Hawaii Ballet Theater is putting on its 36th production of "The Nutcracker".



Weekend roundup: Kaimuki Carnival, hula festival, farm fair, and mangoes  KHON2

If you're looking for something to do this weekend, you've got plenty of options to choose from.



Summer Fun Guide 2018  Honolulu Star-Advertiser

Note: Prices listed are for the general public; check with sponsor for member and other discounts. KAMAAINA KIDS. >> Weekly Day Camps: June 1-Aug.



Red Raiders settle for sixth, fall to HBA in fifth-place game  Thegardenisland.com

Kauai forward Bailey Perreira (13) goes up for a shot against Castle High School during a consolation game of the 2018 Snapple Girls Basketball ...



Lawsuit claims churches are stealing from public schools  Hawaii News Now

HONOLULU (HawaiiNewsNow) - Various churches are being sued, accused of stealing from public schools. The lawsuit was filed by Mitch Kahle and Holly ...



Jake Shimabukuro & best friend save Kaimuki Christmas tree  Hawaii News Now

Just in time for Christmas, a community has come together to preserve a beloved Holiday tradition -- the floating Kaimuki Christmas tree, which has shined ...



Disabled Workers Often Paid Far Below Minimum Wage  Honolulu Civil Beat

As the nation recently celebrated the life and work of Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr., many of us reflected on his advocacy for workers' rights. Workers with disabilities ...



69th Annual Kaimuki Christmas Parade  Chaminade Silversword

Back home in Malaysia, 21-year-old Muhammed Zainuddin Zawani and his family do not celebrate Christmas. This is the same for many international students ...



Hawaii teachers rate new evaluation system  Hawaii News Now

HONOLULU (HawaiiNewsNow) - More than a year after Hawaii's teachers agreed to their new contract, some still don't understand the student evaluation ...



Statewide list of evacuation centers  Hawaii News Now

Please review this statewide list of Public Emergency Shelters and note the two or three closest to your home.



Chaminade's Education Club Values Service Learning  Chaminade Silversword

Members of the Chaminade Education Club do not require the completion of any community *service* hours, but they still try to help wherever they can, whether ...



Mililani High School Army JROTC Drill Team performs  Hawaii Army Weekly

Mililani JROTC News Release HONOLULU — JROTC Drill teams and Color guard teams from all over the island came together at Kaimuki High School to ...



City buses to provide free shuttle service to emergency shelters on Oahu  Hawaii News Now

HONOLULU (HawaiiNewsNow) - The Department of Emergency Management advises Oahu residents that the following American Red Cross hurricane shelters ...



Red Raider girls seeded No. 4  Thegardenisland.com

LIHUE — The 2018 Snapple Girls Basketball Championships – Division II state tournament kicks off today. The tournament's opening round matchups begin at 5 ...



4 Hawaii gymnasts qualify for National Trampoline Gymnastics Championships  Hawaii News Now

Four Hawaii gymnasts pulled off outstanding performances at a recent gymnastics competition in Colorado, winning gold and setting personal bests.



Hanabusa Rethinking Pro-Israel Bill After Fiery Town Halls  Honolulu Civil Beat

U.S. Rep. Colleen Hanabusa came under fire during a town hall when angry constituents showed up to protest her support for a pro-Israel bill.



Experience the uplifting tale of the King and I at Windward CC  UH System Current News

Windward Community College and I'm A Bright Kid Foundation present, The King and I, September 8—October 1 at the Palikū Theatre. The award-winning ...



Rep. Hanabusa talks Trump, Russia investigation, rail during town hall  KITV Honolulu

Hawaii U.S. Representative Colleen Hanabusa held a town hall meeting in Kapolei, Thursday evening.



Original Kapena to reunite for final time in upcoming concerts  Hawaii News Now

It's been 15 years since the three original members of Kapena have been on stage together, but this year marks the members' 30th anniversary since they ...



Mrs. Hawaii International  Hawaii News Now

On Saturday, April 13, Mrs. East Oahu Keikilani Ho was crowned Mrs. Hawaii International 2013. Ho, a mother of three, received her award at the Kaimuki High ...



Hawaii's legendary theater director Ronald E. Bright dies  Hawaii News Now

Ronald E. Bright, a legendary Castle High School theater director who nurtured show business careers for dozens of students who went on to professional ...



Hawaii Self Storage Awards $40K in College Scholarships  Inside Self-Storage

Hawaii Self Storage (HSS), which operates six facilities in the state, has awarded $40000 in college scholarships to 10 high school seniors on the island of Oahu ...



The Best Restaurants in Oahu for Classic Cuisine, According to Local Grandmas  Thrillist

If momma knows best, then grandma knows even better -- which is why we asked local grandmas for their favorite dining options on the island. While grandma's ...



HHSAA D-II girls basketball: Branco's jumper puts Dragons in semis; Kamehameha cruises  Hawaii Tribune Herald

For Honokaa and Kayla Branco, it wasn't about how long they maintained a lead, but rather when the Dragons had it that matters most. Honokaa trailed for most ...



Who sits on the Honolulu Police Commission?  Hawaii News Now

The seven-member Honolulu Police Commission is made up of an eclectic mix of Hawaii community leaders. There's a graphic designer, an accountant, and ...



2017 Holiday Happenings Calendar  Honolulu Star-Advertiser

In keeping with Santa's standards, there's something for everybody in this year's winter calendar of events. It's stuffed to overflowing with things to do, experience ...



Woman to Watch: US Senator Mazie Hirono  Born2Invest

Mazie Hirono is the first female senator from Hawaii, the first Asian-American woman to become a senator and the first senator who was born from Japan.



Faith, hope and tenacity  Hawaii Catholic Herald

In a stunning season, St. Joseph's Division II basketball team conquers the Big Island for a shot at a state title. Story and photos by Darlene J.M. Dela Cruz



Do It: 'Iolani Fair, Stan Lee  Honolulu Star-Advertiser

FRIDAY-APRIL 24. Collaboration melds science, dance moves. Dance meets science in Shazam! — a collaborative effort by arts and science professors at the ...



Hawaii natives Hala'api'api, Kamana return home as Wyoming Cowboys  Casper Star-Tribune Online

For a brief moment in second grade, Tim Kamana wanted to be a Hawaii Rainbow Warrior.



Honolulu cancels bus service for Friday, will open 10 hurricane evacuation centers as Iselle nears Hawaii - Pacific Business News  Pacific Business News (Honolulu)

In a press conference Wednesday, Honolulu Mayor Kirk Caldwell said the public bus *service* will be canceled on Friday *service*, but they would serve as ...



Should a Hawaii High School Graduate Go to a Local or Mainland College?  Hawaii Business Magazine

Eric Yeaman runs Hawaiian Telcom, Gene Awakuni leads UH-West Oahu, Karl Fujii is VP and CFO of Hawaiian Building Maintenance, John Komeiji is senior ...



Preparing the workforce of tomorrow at Hawaii's public schools  Hawaii Business Magazine

Download Pathways Offered by Each School (PDF) · Download Classes Within Each Pathway (XLS). Instead of joining the chorus of complaints that high school ...



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