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HPA fifth grader Bear Wawner makes his way to the finish line. Courtesy Photos | Special to North Hawaii News

Spirit of Ironman thrives at HPA

Oct 14, 2014 1:00am

About 90 students in grades kindergarten through fifth grade at Hawaii Preparatory Academy participated in the school’s annual Keiki Triathlon Oct. 5 at the Upper Campus. The young triathletes...

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Eaman Sarwar of Waimea studying abroad

Updated: Sep 30, 2014 2:50am

Eaman L. Sarwar, of Waimea, is participating in St. Lawrence University’s Study Abroad Program for the fall semester.

Sarwar is a member of the Class of 2015 and is majoring in government...

HPA’S fourth and fifth graders to present ‘Aliceʻs Adventures with Idioms’

Sep 23, 2014 1:00am

Fourth and fifth graders at Hawaii Preparatory Academy will present “Alice’s Adventures with Idioms” at 1:45 p.m. on Friday, Oct. 3. The musical performance, which is free and open to the public,...

Parker School students put up a tent during a campout at the beginning of the year. (PHOTO COURTESY OF PARKER)

Campout kicks off Parker’s School year

Sep 23, 2014 1:00am

Parker School held its annual middle and upper school beginning-of-year campout Aug. 28-29. The middle schoolers camped right on the Parker campus and enjoyed a cookout, games and dancing.


Parker receives Broadbent Family Foundation Grant

Sep 23, 2014 1:00am

Parker School recently received a $32,350 grant from the Broadbent Family Foundation. The funds are being used for the purchase and implementation of a new schoolwide data management system called...

Parker sixth graders hold a sign they made about the significance of the braid after their recent visit to Pukalani Stables. (COURTESY OF PARKER)

Parker School redesigns logo

Sep 23, 2014 1:00am

Parker School recently unveiled the results of a yearlong process to rework its brand and create a new logo. Headmaster Carl Sturges said that the effort focused on creating an updated, accurate...

WMS invites entire school community to local advisory panel meeting

Sep 23, 2014 1:00am

Waimea Middle School will hold their local advisory group meeting from 4:30 to 6:30 p.m. on Monday, Sept. 29, in classroom K-4.

All LAP meetings of the public conversion charter school are...

Puu Waa Waa workers Jupiter, a Honokaa High and Intermediate School alumni, and Tara demonstrates to class on proper planting. (PHOTO BY HHIS AG)

Helping Pu’u wa’awa’a

Sep 23, 2014 1:00am

On Aug. 28, Honokaa High and Intermediate eighth graders of Cindy Navarro-Bowman’s AVID and Manuel Jadulang’s agriculture classes spent the day at Pu’u Wa’awa’a. Students helped plant native...

Kanu o ka Aina Receives NOAA grant

Sep 09, 2014 1:00am

Kanu o ka Aina New Century Public Charter School in Waimea was recently awarded a competitive grant from the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration’s Office of Education. The grant...

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Parker School announces new board members

Sep 09, 2014 1:00am

Parker School has appointed Julie Hendricks and Frances Simperman to its board of directors.

Born and raised in Waimea, Hendricks graduated from Hawaii Preparatory Academy. While earning a...

Kanu o ka ‘Aina seniors Auki’i Mahuna, left, and Kayla Furtado pose with a volunteer admission specialist at Stanford University during College Horizons. (PHOTO COURTESY OF KANU O KA ‘AINA)

Kanu o ka ‘Aina seniors Furtado and Mahuna attend College Horizons

Sep 09, 2014 1:00am

Kayla Furtado and Aulii Mahuna, both Kanu o ka Aina rising seniors, attended College Horizons, a not-for-profit organization that seeks to support the pursuit of Higher Education of Native...

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