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HPA to present an evening of song, dance and music

Apr 24, 2014 1:00am

Hawaii Preparatory Academy’s performing arts students will present their spring production, “An Evening of Song, Dance, and Music About Beginnings, Rainbows, and Love,” at 7 p.m., on April 24 and...

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Steven Lupkey, owner of Big Island Air, shows Waimea Enrichment Program one of this planes during their visit to Big Island Air. (PHOTO COURTESY OF WES)

The Waimea Elementary School Enrichment Program visits Big Island Air

Apr 24, 2014 1:00am

On April 10, the Waimea Elementary Enrichment Program went on a field trip to the Kona Airport to visit Big Island Air. The owner of Big Island Air, Steven Lupkey, posed a problem for the...

Second graders at Waimea Elementary School learn how to make pesto using fresh basil in their new outdoor culinary classroom. (PHOTO COURTESY THE KOHALA CENTER)

From garden to table

Apr 24, 2014 1:00am

Thanks to the hard work of teachers, families, and friends, students at Waimea Middle School now have an outdoor garden classroom.

As part of local efforts to connect Hawaii’s children with...

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HPA’s Twigg-Smith wins Hawaii NCWIT Aspirations in Computing award

Apr 17, 2014 1:00am

Hannah Twigg-Smith, a senior at Hawaii Preparatory Academy, has received the 2014 Hawaii NCWIT Award for Aspirations in Computing. The award, sponsored by the National Center for Women &...

Parker receives $15K matching grant from WHH Foundation Parker sixth graders test the pH of various liquids using a probe and wireless data collection and analysis software of the science department’s new Vernier science system. (PHOTO COURTESY OF PARKER FOR NHN)

Parker receives $15K matching grant from WHH Foundation

Apr 17, 2014 1:00am

Parker School recently received a $15,000 matching grant from the William H. Hurt Foundation. The school successfully met the match through individual donors, and the $30,000 raised was used to...

HPA graduation is May 23

Apr 17, 2014 1:00am

Commencement ceremonies for the Hawaii Preparatory Academy will start at 10 a.m. on Friday, May 23, in Castle Gymnasium at the school’s Upper Campus. The ceremony is open to the public.


WMS to hold sixth grade orientation on April 23

Apr 17, 2014 1:00am

In just 16 weeks, current fifth grade students will begin the new school year as sixth graders. To ease this transition, Waimea Middle School will host its annual Incoming Sixth Grade Family...

From left, Sean Dunnington, Anna McFarland, Mady Harper, Carrie Hiller, Breanna Bellatti and Maia Tarnas re-enact a scene from Parker School’s production of Rodgers & Hammerstein’s “Cinderella.” (PHOTO COURTESY OF PARKER)

Parker Dramatiques to present ‘Cinderella’

Apr 17, 2014 1:00am

Parker School’s Dramatiques will present Rodgers & Hammerstein’s “Cinderella” in the Parker School Theatre, April 25-May 4. The production will feature Mady Harper as Cinderella, Sean...

Community invited to HPA Third Annual Earth Day Family Celebration on April 19

Apr 10, 2014 1:00am

Hawaii Preparatory Academy will host its Third Annual Earth Day Family Celebration and Environmental Science Symposium from 8:30 a.m. to 2 p.m. on Saturday, April 19, at the school’s Ulu Malama...

Parker School announces headmaster’s list and honor roll

Apr 10, 2014 1:00am

Students on the headmaster’s list earned GPAs of 3.75 or higher. Honor roll students earned GPAs of 3.5 or higher.

Upper school headmaster’s list:

Jaren Ashcraft, Breanna Bellatti,...

Stan Gollaher poses with one of his handcrafted rocking chairs and a koa paddle. (PHOTO COURTESY OF WMS)

Mala’ai School Garden benefit auction attracts rare treasures this Sunday at Merriman’s

Apr 10, 2014 1:00am

The primary annual fundraiser for Waimea Middle School’s Mala’ai School Garden will feature Hawaii Island’s most talented, but low profile artisans and culinary experts at this Sunday’s 7th Annual...


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