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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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Mayor Kenoi to visit Waimea Middle School on March 12

Mar 06, 2014 1:00am

Hawaii County Mayor Billy Kenoi will visit Waimea Middle School students and families at 6 p.m. on Wednesday, March 12, in the school cafeteria as part of the WMS “Connecting for Success” program...

N. Kohala Library accepting donation for annual book sale

Mar 06, 2014 1:00am

North Kohala Public Library is accepting book and media donations for the annual Friends of North Kohala Library Book and Bake Sale from 8:30 a.m. until 2 p.m., on Saturday, April 19, at Kohala...

From left, Arthur Taylor-Peralta, Anneli Suurkask and Alyssa Dunlap show their words during the celebration of Literacy Day at Waimea Country School. (COURTESY PHOTOS)

Waimea Country School celebrates Literacy Day

Mar 06, 2014 1:00am

A Vocabulary Parade kicked off the Literacy Day celebration at Waimea Country School on Feb. 28. Students and teachers each chose an interesting vocabulary word and created a costume to personify...

Charlene Sohriakoff of Kailua-Kona works on a project with her granddaughter, Jessi Sohriakoff. (PHOTO COURTESY OF HPA FOR NHN)

HPA celebrates Grandparents Day

Mar 06, 2014 1:00am

Kupuna from near and far recently spent the morning with their grandchildren at the Hawaii Preparatory Academy Village Campus as part of the Lower School’s annual Grandparents Day. The school’s...

Paul Reisler, founder and artistic director of Kid Pan Alley, listens to student ideas and suggestions for song lyrics at Kohala Elementary School last year. (FILE PHOTO)

Kid Pan Alley to visit North Hawaii Schools in March

Feb 27, 2014 1:45am

Paul Reisler, founder and artistic director of the Kid Pan Alley children’s songwriting project, will bring his talents as songwriter, composer, and performer to Kohala Elementary School from...

Thorne named to Cornell College dean’s list

Feb 27, 2014 1:45am

Tyler Thorne of Waimea, a student at Cornell College in Mount Vernon, Iowa, has been named to the dean’s list, earning high honors.

Cornell named 280 students to the dean’s list for the fall...

Parker’s Matsunobu advances as a National Merit Scholarship finalist

Feb 27, 2014 1:47am

Parker School senior Lysha Matsunobu has advanced as a National Merit Scholarship Program finalist. She was notified in September that she was one of approximately 16,000 national semi-finalists...

KaMele Sanchez and Sherry Anne Pancho teach in Susan Ho’s third grade class at Waimea Elementary School. (PHOTO COURTESY OF HONOKAA HIGH SCHOOL FOR NHN)

SHYLI students teach hydroponics at Waimea School

Feb 27, 2014 1:50am

This past January, three alumni of both the Waimea Elementary and Middle schools returned to their alma mater to teach the upcoming generation about plant growth process and hydroponics.


Parker students spread the love and raise more than $1,500 for charity

Feb 27, 2014 1:50am

On Feb. 14, Valentine’s Day, Parker high school students held LoveFest, a benefit concert, art show and silent auction in the Parker School Theatre to raise funds for Typhoon Haiyan Relief and...

HPA Lower School students Mio Yamakawa, left, and Isabella Rodriguez take 100 steps during the school’s 100th Day of School celebration. Students in grades K-2 celebrated their 100th day of school on Thursday, Feb. 6, by participating in grade-level and mixed-level activities focused around a “100” theme. Activities included building a 100-cup structure, making a necklace with 100 beads, building a 100-mini-marshmallow structure, putting 100 drops of water on various coins, painting a 100-year-old self portrait, making 100 thumbprints, jump roping 100 times, and more. (PHOTO COURTESY OF HPA FOR NHN)

Celebrating the 100th day of school

Feb 27, 2014 1:52am

HPA Lower School students Mio Yamakawa, left, and Isabella Rodriguez take 100 steps during the school’s 100th Day of School celebration. Students in grades K-2 celebrated their 100th day of school...

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