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Passing of a classmate

April 8, 2016 by Ronald Manning (Register to contact)

Just found out a close classmate of mine passed away. Gonna miss John Emory Kobashigawa.

Class of '73 Reunion

September 23, 2013 by Ernest Tanaka (Register to contact)

To protect privacy, contact info has been removed from this post. Register to see the original with contact info.

Waipahu High Class of ’73 Reunion
Nov. 2, 2013
Pearl Country Club
For more info contact:
(213) 925-XXXX

Waipahu High School News From Around The Web

Education Inspiration: Waipahu High School’s Law & Justice Academy  Hawaii News Now

HONOLULU, Hawaii (HawaiiNewsNow) - Waipahu high school offers a number of “academies” for their students. These academies prepare students for certain ...

Waipahu High hosts culinary fundraiser  Honolulu Star-Advertiser

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There will be an empty seat at graduation for teen fighting for her life after pedestrian crash  Hawaii News Now

"A car is a deadly weapon. Let's just look at it that way."

At Waipahu High, students are writing books to inspire younger kids in their communities to read  Hawaii News Now

Senior students at Waipahu High School are putting their creative energy to work as authors and illustrators.

UH West Oahu student rose from struggling immigrant to Academic Olympian  UH System Current News

University of Hawaiʻi–West Oʻahu junior Leanne Aira Villanueva remembers feeling forlorn as a fifth-grader, having gone from being one of the top five ...

Innovative high school program helping to fill demand for medical assistants  Hawaii News Now

"I feel like starting as a medical assistant is a good opportunity for me to gain experience working in the health care field."

Education in Hawaii: Smart Innovations and Persistent Problems  Hawaii Business Magazine

This report on our public schools offers many reasons for optimism and just as many causes for concern about difficulties that have lingered for too long.

Waipahu High principal elevated to deputy superintendent  Honolulu Star-Advertiser

Keith Hayashi, the award-winning principal of Waipahu High School, is being tapped to serve as deputy superintendent of Hawaii's public schools, the ...

Teen girl hit by vehicle in Pearl City was nearly a week away from graduation  Hawaii News Now

PEARL CITY (HawaiiNewsNow) - Family members opened up about the teen girl hit by a vehicle in Pearl City Tuesday night. Family members said 17-year old ...

Waipahu High senior earned a college degree before graduating high school  KITV Honolulu

She just earned her associate of arts degree from Leeward Community College.

Waimea opens against OIA's Waipahu at D2 girls basketball tournament

Waimea's Kierstin Gummerus moves the ball against the defense of Kauai's Jessica Cezar and Tiana Manera in the second quarter of a KIF varsity girls ...

Public encouraged to check out tiny home designs and vote for their favorite  KITV Honolulu

The Tiny House Design Challenge is a challenge to local schools to design and construct a half-scale model of a tiny house with guidance and support from ...

Despite adversity, Waipahu student earns dual diplomas through early college program  Hawaii News Now

Rovy Anne Dipsaya is the first student in Hawaii to complete the Early College program that allows a high school student to earn dual credits for courses.

Waipahu High School Early College students inducted in Leeward CC honor society  UH System Current News

Waipahu High School students are bucking financial barriers and taking control of their future with college-level achievements that put them among the ranks of ...

Students win UH Regents, Presidential Scholarships  UH System Current News

Thirty promising high school and college students were recognized for outstanding academic achievement and are part of an effort to keep the state's best and ...

Pearl City teen recounts her slow but steady recovery after pedestrian crash  Hawaii News Now

HONOLULU, Hawaii (HawaiiNewsNow) - The Pearl City teen who was critically injured last month after a car slammed into her in a marked crosswalk near her ...

Graduation season prompts traffic advisory for Blaisdell Center  Honolulu Star-Advertiser

Increased traffic is expected at the Neal S. Blaisdell Center and surrounding areas due to multiple graduation events scheduled for Thursday, Saturday and ...

Fire hits concession stand at Waipahu High  Honolulu Star-Advertiser

Firefighters responded to a suspicious fire early Friday that damaged a concession stand near the football field at Waipahu High School. Firefighters responded ...

Hawaii students to join nationwide rally in fight against climate change  Hawaii News Now

Young minds are planning to hold a nationwide strike this month in an effort to help fight climate change — and local students say they're joining the fight.

National honor society recognizes University of Hawaii Community College students | University of Hawaiʻi System News  UH System Current News

Phi Theta Kappa ( PTK ), the national honorary society of community college students, has announced scholarship winners at Leeward Community College and ...

Police investigating $20K theft from Waipahu High football team  Hawaii News Now

Some $20000 has been stolen from Waipahu High School's football team.

High School Students Awarded Telescope Time on Maunakea  Big Island Now

The announcement marks the opening of the program where students statewide will be awarded viewing time.

Vet on the Set: Allergies  Hawaii News Now

HONOLULU (HawaiiNewsNow) - It's time for Vet on the Set and Dr. Richard Fuji from the King Street Pet Hospital joined us this morning to discuss allergies in ...

Ex-Waipahu High School business manager sentenced  Hawaii News Now

At his sentencing for theft and money laundering, the prosecutor called Warren Harada's crime a "case of greed."

Sunrise Shape Up: Super sets for cardio and strength  Hawaii News Now

Trainers say the intense exercise will elevate the heart rate and help you burn a lot of calories.

Waipahu HS science teacher earns Milken Educator Award  KITV Honolulu

On Friday, Waipahu High School science teacher Michael Sana received a tremendous surprise when he was presented the prestigious Milken Educator Award.

Hilo High School Vikings Attend Rams Clinic on O'ahu  Big Island Now

The Hilo High School Vikings football team at the LA Rams Clinic with Coach Kaeo Drummondo, Offensive Coordinator and State Rep. Chris Todd and HLTA ...

Local Student Observes 'Star Wars-Like' Planetary System  Big Island Now

An artist's rendition of the Kepler-35 planetary system, in which a Saturn-size planet orbits a pair of stars. PC: Lynette Cook/ In a galaxy ...

What’s Trending: High school students represent Hawaii in national rodeo competition  Hawaii News Now

HONOLULU, Hawaii (HawaiiNewsNow) - Local high school cowboys and girls competed at the National Junior High Finals Rodeo in South Dakota over the ...

161 Students from Across the Country Named 2019 US Presidential Scholars  U.S. Department of Education

U.S. Secretary of Education Betsy DeVos today announced the 55th class of U.S. Presidential Scholars, recognizing 161 high school seniors for their ...

Almost 2000 graduating seniors eligible for new UH Community College scholarship  UH System Current News

The University of Hawaii Community Colleges will be offering a new scholarship for 2019 public high school graduates who earned UH credits while in high ...

Home prices reach record high in Kahala  Hawaii News Now

The median price for a home is now set at $2.75 million.

Meet Hawaii’s 2019 Teacher of the Year  Hawaii News Now

He'll represent Hawaii in the National Teacher of the Year program.

Menehune advance to quarterfinals

Waimea High School's varsity softball team advanced to the quarterfinals of the 2019 DataHouse Softball Championships-Division II state tournament. Waimea ...

49th annual Ukulele Festival to kick off Sunday  Hawaii News Now

There will be a lot of keiki activities, food booths and tons of ukuleles.

Students shine at Leeward science and engineering fair  UH System Current News

It was standing room only at the March 14 awards ceremony for the 33rd Annual Leeward District Science and Engineering Fair held at Leeward Community ...

Helping Hands Hawaii kicks off annual school supply drive  Hawaii News Now

Some school supplies that are currently are in high demand are pens, binders and notebooks.

Kapaa No. 3, Waimea unseeded at softball tourney

Kapaa base runner Kaylana Maghanoy slides past the tag effort of Waimea catcher Aliyah Nordmeier-Kanahele in the second inning of the KIF softball ...

Sunrise goes 'On the Road' to Waipahu High School for first day of school  Hawaii News Now

Monday marked the first day of class for 180000 public school students.

Geek Beat: Assessing infrastructure with drones  Hawaii News Now

The drones are able to perform automated inspections of buildings.

“ALA Hawaii Girls State” is a leadership program for high school girls  Hawaii News Now

"ALA Hawaii Girls State" is a leadership program for high school girls; deadline to participate is Saturday, March 30, 2019.

Governor Ariyoshi Foundation to hold gala this August  Hawaii News Now

The new Governor George Ariyoshi Foundation is trying to build a better future for Hawaii.

Chef Mavro Restaurant takes on new ownership  Hawaii News Now

They say there is now a new focus on vegan, vegetarian dishes.

Business Report: April tourism data for the islands  Hawaii News Now

On today's business report, Howard looks at April's tourism data, island by island.

St. Francis school wins 3 state titles in a 2-week span  Hawaii News Now

Saint Francis school is going out in style as it wins three state titles in a 2-week span.

Foodie Fix: Miss Chen’s Cake  Hawaii News Now

HONOLULU, Hawaii (HawaiiNewsNow) - It's time for your sweet edition of Foodie Fix! Grace joined Frolic contributor Thomas Obungen at Miss Chen's Cake on ...

Youth in Hawaii also took part in global climate strike  KITV Honolulu

Event organizers estimated more than 400 people of all ages came out for the event.

Sunrise Field Trip: A virtual reality experience with Chambers Escape Games  Hawaii News Now

In this Sunrise Field Trip, the crew checked out Chambers Escape Games, a virtual reality escape room.

Hawaii High Schools to participate in Friday Night Prime Time Basketball program  Hawaii News Now

Friday Night Prime Time is a basketball league set up for special needs athletes.

Maunakea Scholars Expands to Every Major Island  Big Island Now

Maunakea Observatories reports that its signature Maunakea Scholars program will, for the first time, be available to schools on every major Hawaiian island.

What’s Trending: Lacy Deniz receives a special trophy  Hawaii News Now

HONOLULU, Hawaii (HawaiiNewsNow) - On today's trending, our Lacy Deniz received a special hand-carved trophy from the Polynesian Cultural Center.

America's Got Talent  Hawaii News Now

It's estimated that about 5% of the elderly population, which is a few million people, are victims of some sort of scam every year resulting in billions of dollars in ...

OHA asking for community input on new strategic plan  Hawaii News Now

The Office of Hawaiian Affairs is developing a new strategic plan and they want to hear from you.

Honolulu Mayor Kirk Caldwell in DC to meet with FTA  Hawaii News Now

HONOLULU, Hawaii (HawaiiNewsNow) - Mayor Kirk Caldwell has gone to Washington, D.C. to meet with officials from the Federal Transit Administration ...

Lawyer says Waipahu HS coach is '100% innocent' of sex assault charges  Hawaii News Now

The attorneys for a Waipahu High track coach accused of molesting one of his athletes are maintaining his innocence. They claim an initial...

Music festival to feature internationally acclaimed musicians  Hawaii News Now

Internationally acclaimed classical musicians will perform through the week on Kauai, Hawaii Island, and Oahu.

Future automotive technicians complete the Hawaii High School Auto Academy  UH System Current News

For 12 years, the Hawaiʻi High School Summer Auto Academy at Honolulu Community College has been giving high school students interested in the ...

Comedian and actor Pauly Shore to perform at the Blue Note Hawaii  Hawaii News Now

You can catch the shows at the Blue Note on Saturday at 6:30 p.m. and 9 p.m..

“I’m a Bright Kid" Foundation announces 2019 season  Hawaii News Now

"I'm a Bright Kid" Foundation has announced shows and programs for its 2019 theater.

DOE Superintendent talks about new 2030 Promise Plan, teacher recruitment and priorities for summer  Hawaii News Now

HONOLULU, Hawaii (HawaiiNewsNow) - Superintendent Dr. Christina Kishimoto joined us on Sunrise today to explain the new plan for the DOE which is ...

NFL players to host youth football camp this weekend  Hawaii News Now

A couple NFL stars are here in Hawaii for the Family Foundation's Inaugural Hawaii football camp.

Trending: Vanilla, Jeopardy, raccoon rescue  Hawaii News Now

Global demand for natural vanilla has driven prices up 500 percent in five years.

SmartMoney Monday: Do-it-yourself investing  Hawaii News Now

Do-it-yourself investing is simpler than ever, but it's easy to make mistakes now that cost you money later.

Hawaiian Word of the Day: Pule  Hawaii News Now

The word pule is defined as prayer, incantation and blessing.

Healthier Hawaii: ‘Stop the Bleed’ initiative  Hawaii News Now

HONOLULU, Hawaii (HawaiiNewsNow) - In many cases, bystanders are the first people who can help someone who's suffered an injury. But many don't know ...

Fashion event celebrates 60th anniversary of Goodwill Hawaii  Hawaii News Now

HONOLULU, Hawaii (HawaiiNewsNow) - Another Goodwill Goes GLAM! event is coming up. This year's fashion show celebrates Goodwill Hawaii's 60th ...

Interview: The Best of Honolulu Festival is happening this weekend!  Hawaii News Now

HONOLULU, Hawaii (HawaiiNewsNow) - The Best of Honolulu Festival is coming up this Saturday. We talked to Christi Young from Honolulu Magazine and ...

Foodie Fix: Ranking the flavors of Spam  Hawaii News Now

It's time for your Foodie Fix and we have from Frolic Hawaii Lee Tonouchi here to talk a little it about our favorite breakfast meat ... Spam!

What’s Trending: Navy to christen U.S.S. Daniel Inouye  Hawaii News Now

Seven years after he died, the Navy this weekend honors Dan Inouye.

Taylor Inouye is back and has a sweet cake recipe to share  Hawaii News Now

Taylor Inouye shows us how to bake some sweet rainbow cake push-pops.

Hawaiian word of the day: Pele  Hawaii News Now

Pele is our Hawaiian word for volcanoes and the magma that flows from these volcanoes.

Business Report: Starting a business in Hawaii  Hawaii News Now

For this Illustrated Economics report, Howard takes a look at how Hawaii stacks up when it comes to starting a business.

Hawaiian Word of the Day: La  Hawaii News Now

HONOLULU, Hawaii (HawaiiNewsNow) - Our Hawaiian word of the day is “La." In simple terms; la refers to the sun, but it also refers to ʻday.' Our kupuna ...

Kamehameha Schools prepares for Ho’ike 2019  Hawaii News Now

This year is a reprise of “The Battle of Kuamo`o," and the students are taking the show all the way to Scotland.

Conservation group is helping restore habits of butterflies across the islands  Hawaii News Now

National Butterfly Education and Awareness Day is Saturday, June 1.

Tickets on sale now for 44th annual Queen Liliuokalani Keiki Hula Competition  Hawaii News Now

This year, fundraising efforts are underway to support halau traveling to Oahu.

Award-winning artist Eduardo Bolioli has a new exhibit featuring art on surfboards  Hawaii News Now

Award-winning artist Eduardo Bolioli has a new art exhibit at the Four Seasons called "Life on Board."

Hawaiian Word of the Day: Holoholo  Hawaii News Now

The word holoholo means to go for a walk, a stroll or a sail.

State Rep. Bob McDermott discusses national politics  Hawaii News Now

We decided it was time to get a conservative perspective on what's going on in national politics.

Oahu native helps design updated version of Bible for modern generation  Hawaii News Now

HONOLULU, Hawaii (HawaiiNewsNow) - Oahu native Brian Chung is the co-founder of Alabaster, a company making updated versions of the Bible for the ...

She gave childhood homelessness a face. Now she's graduating from college  Hawaii News Now

Much about Victoria Cuba's life has changed for the better in the past four years..

World-renowned musicians to perform in annual Aloha International Piano Festival  Hawaii News Now

Performances are set to be held at the Hawaii Convention Center and Orvis Auditorium from June 23 to 30.

More than two dozen food vendors to participate in upcoming Luau on the Lawn event  Hawaii News Now

This Saturday, HI's Finest is hosting an all-you-can-eat Luau on the Lawn event at the Bishop Museum.

Political analyst Colin Moore talks about the Democratic debates  Hawaii News Now

Moore says Rep. Tulsi Gabbard had a strong showing.

3rd annual Faith Summit on homelessness  Hawaii News Now

The third annual Faith Summit happens on May 3 at Aloha Tower Marketplace.

Healthier Hawaii: Health benefits of physical activity  Hawaii News Now

Sit less and move more: That's the goal according to the latest federal physical activity guidelines.

Happy Camper for Friday, February 9, 2018

Joe McEvoy got help from Tom Gross in unveiling the German flag in honor of Kauai High School player Finn Haake during the KIF playoff basketball game ...

Kaiser student wins Hawaii News Now contest for a free semester of college  Hawaii News Now

One lucky Kaiser student went home with a check for a tuition-free semester at the University of Hawaii!

Comedian Jon Lovitz to perform in three shows in Hawaii  Hawaii News Now

The performances will be held at the Blue Note Hawaii.

Locations looks at master-planned communities on Oahu  Hawaii News Now

After World War II, developers housed babyboom families in master-planned communities.

Education Inspiration: How superheroes empower young students  Hawaii News Now

Superheroes are everywhere nowadays. What if you could use their popularity to captivate students in the classroom?

Local musicians to be featured at upcoming One Peace festival benefitting non-profit ‘Mama Earth’  Hawaii News Now

The One Peace Music, Art, and Film Festival is coming up this Friday.

What’s Trending: Taylor Swift to headline Amazon Prime Day concert  Hawaii News Now

Amazon says it will kick off Prime Days in July with a concert that Taylor Swift will headline.

Record number of Hawaii high school students earn college degrees from UH  UH System Current News

Sixteen public high school students from across the state earned college degrees from University of Hawaii campuses in spring 2018, before their high school ...

Business Report: Hawaii Pacific Health opens new multimillion-dollar urgent care center  Hawaii News Now

Hawaii Pacific Health has opened a new $35 million urgent care center at Ka Makana Ali'i.

Scoreboard  Honolulu Star-Advertiser

Calendar Today BASEBALL ILH: 'Iolani vs. Maryknoll at Ala Wai Field; Kamehameha vs. Punahou at Goeas Field; Mid-Pacific vs. Pac-Five at CORP 2; games ...

Hermes renovates space in Waikiki  Hawaii News Now

HONOLULU (HawaiiNewsNow) - Hermes has renovated its space in Waikiki. Robert Chavez, president and CEO of Hermes Paris USA, tells us what to expect ...

Center for Tomorrow’s Leaders programs  Hawaii News Now

The Center for Tomorrow's Leaders is offering high school programs to help empower the next generation of leaders.

UH-Manoa to host summit to discuss the effects of concussions among athletes  Hawaii News Now

An average of 1000 concussions were sustained annually by Hawaii's high school athletes over the last decade, according to the Hawaii Concussion ...

BYU Hawaii student becomes newly crowned Miss Hawaii 2019  Hawaii News Now

HONOLULU, Hawaii (HawaiiNewsNow) - This past weekend, Nikki Kehaulani Holbrook was crowned Miss Hawaii 2019 at the historic Hawaii Theatre, ...

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