Commencement to be held in gym

by Hoku Sabanal The school year is coming to an end which means graduation time. The Waialua High School Senior Class of 2017 will be graduating on May 20th, but the ceremony will start at 5:30pm in the school gymnasium and NOT on Toshi Nakasone Field. For those attending the …

In the Parent’s Eye

by ‘Ailani Grach With all the discussion about the separation of the middle and high school, we reached out to some of the parents and alumni from Waialua High and Intermediate who have children attending WHIS. We asked them their feelings about the middle – high school split and how …

Splitting Up

by ‘Ailani Grach The separation of the middle and high school at WHIS is happening next year. Waialua will be two separate campuses with the middle and high school students never crossing paths (with very few exceptions). After learning about the upcoming split, the 7th graders (who will be 8th …

Replanting the Seeds

By Hannah Bartlett On February 10th, Waialua re-started its award winning agriculture program.  For decades, the Future Farmers of America Waialua Chapter won district and state awards and FFA was the hottest club on campus. However, when the sugar mill shut down, the agriculture program enrollment began to drop. Soon …

Middle School Gala

by ‘Ailani Grach Waialua High and Intermediate School 7th and 8th graders are excited for the upcoming Middle School Gala taking place at Tanaka Square, on Saturday, March 25, from 5:00pm to 9:00pm. The cost is $15 per person. If you would like to pick up or drop off a …

Bulldog Pride Giving Project

    By: Judy Tanabe The Waialua High & Intermediate School Library Learning Center wants to improve literacy and student achievement by providing our students the very best education.  We want to work together with you to support the future of our community and what better way to start than …

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 …

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,” …