Alumni Profile: Dr. Carolyn Galiza

Alumni: Carolyn Galiza, M.D. Graduated: Waialua High School Class of 1992 Family: • Filip Galiza (husband) from Wroclaw, Poland • Maya – ten (10) years old • Althea – six (6) years old Occupation: Pediatric Anesthesiologist Colleges attended/Degrees attained: • Cornell University (Ithaca, NY) – BS in Psychology • UH …

Switching Fields

by Erin Hardin With Mount Ka’ala as a backdrop, Waialua High School’s Toshi Nakasone Field is the most picturesque on the island. However, these are some of the words that described the field in the past decade: Dirt. Dusty. Hard. Muddy. Rock Solid.  Waialua football and soccer fans were wondering …

Final Cut – like a Pro

by Hannah Bartlett Many things are changing here at Waialua, and one of those things is the Media Center. Brandon Kon is in charge of this high school elective and intermediate wheel class. He teaches his students the basic media necessities, and continues to help them learn more improved skills …

Alumni Profile: Shelly Awaya Kidani

On our newest page, The Waialuan will be featuring an alumni of Waialua High and Intermediate School who has accomplished much since their graduation.  It seems appropriate that the first alumni featured is a former Waialuan Editor: Shelly Awaya Kidani.  Here is her profile: Name: Shelly Awaya Kidani Year graduated: 1996 …

CSI: Waialua

    by Hoku Sabanal Registration is approaching at Waialua High and Intermediate School and there are many classes that you can consider taking.  One class that should be put into consideration is Mrs. Sabina O’Neil’s Introduction to Forensics aka CSI class.  This class is an elective for juniors and seniors and …

Challenging – but sooo useful…

by Anna Peters You may have heard from others that Japanese is a hard class, however, with those hardships come benefits. Japanese is the most useful language in Hawaii because of tourism. “Tourism is a big industry in Hawaii and knowing Japanese is definitely helpful for you to get hired,” …

Just Siiick!

  By Kayla Miguel Waialua High and Intermediate School sophomore Wyatt McHale is a Vans sponsored surfer who maintains a 4.0 GPA.  No matter how many surf contests he participates in all around the world while missing weeks of school at a time, his straight A’s still remain. But how? …

Bringing the Boom

by Tiala Nicely For Scoring Live’s OIA Division II Defensive Player of the Year Dayton Kaopua-Lee, football is not just a game, it’s a lifestyle. When the field lights go on, the spotlight is on linebacker.  Dayton knows his job is get stops and get his offense back on the …

Making History

by Kaili Himalaya After years of pushing themselves to be the best they can be, and all the while being the underdogs at the same time, our football boys are finally going to be able to get the taste of playing in Aloha Stadium for the 2016 OIA DII championship …

Building the Future

by Anna Peters The Waialua High and Intermediate School Counseling Center is being renovated by our very own building and construction students of Waialua High and Intermediate School. This assignment was given by the administration not only to save on costs, but to give the students a real life hands-on …