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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

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Summer cyber security camps hope to inspire next generation professionals  KITV Honolulu

Some tech experts say cyber attacks are on the rise but there not enough professionals in the field. To inspire the next generation, GenCyber Hawaii, a program ...

Waipahu High hosts culinary fundraiser  Honolulu Star-Advertiser

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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.

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

HONOLULU, Hawaii (HawaiiNewsNow) - Victoria Arellano is a senior at Waipahu High School. She's supposed to be graduating with her class next week, then ...

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."

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 ...

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.

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 ...

Calendar for June 22  Hawaii Tribune Herald

Arts & Exhibits. TODAY, June 22. ADVERTISING. LIFE IS A FORM, THE REST IS JUST A VIEW. Where: East Hawaii Cultural Center, 141 Kalakaua St., Hilo.

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 ...

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 ...

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 ...

Waipahu student earns Leeward Community College degree before high school graduation  UH System Current News

Waipahu High Schoolʻs Rovy Anne Dipaysa is the first Early College student to earn her associate in arts degree before her high school diploma.

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.

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 ...

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 ...

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.

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 ...

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

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

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.

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 ...

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 ...

Waipahu students unveil peace bench to honor fallen Marauders  Hawaii News Now

Waipahu High School unveiled a peace bench Wednesday for eight fallen Marauders who died in the Vietnam War.

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 ...

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."

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.

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 ...

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.

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 ...

Nearly 2000 Oahu elementary students took a pledge against bullying  KITV Honolulu

State Department of Education reports the number of bullying cases dropped between 2015 and 2017. There's hope the trend will continue.

Waipahu High principal will serve as interim superintendent  Honolulu Star-Advertiser

Keith Hayashi, Waipahu High School's principal who has been serving as interim deputy superintendent since March, has been tapped to lead the public school ...

Teachers to be Recognized During Education Week  Big Island Now

House and Senate leaders will recognize the Hawaiʻi State Department of Education's leaders, teachers and students for their contributions to educational ...

'Iolani School Hosts 2nd Annual Hawai'i Jazz Institute Big Band Bash  HONOLULU Magazine

The 2nd annual Hawaiʻi Jazz Institute Big Band Bash spotlights six middle and high school jazz bands from across Oʻahu to present an unforgettable ...

University of Hawaii–West Oahu partners with Waianae and Waipahu High Schools in creative media | University of Hawaiʻi System News  UH System Current News

A partnership between the University of Hawaiʻi–West Oʻahu Academy for Creative Media and Waiʻanae High School Searider Productions and Waipahu ...

Hawaiʻi STEM Conference Empowers Students to Make a Difference  Maui Now

The 10th Annual Hawaii STEM Conference, held on May 1 and 2, reaffirmed once again the power of STEM education and its impact on the future of our keiki.

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 ...

15th Annual Celebration of Life “Honoring our Island Heritage”  Hawaii News Now

For the first time in 14 years, we have themed this year's Celebration of Life -- ”Honoring our Heritage.” It's truly a celebration to honor the memory of loved ones ...

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 ...

Hundreds of Hawaii’s youth to join nationwide climate change rally  Hawaii News Now

HONOLULU (HawaiiNewsNow) - Hundreds of Hawaii's youth will join a nationwide rally Friday calling for legislative action on climate change. It's all part of an ...

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...

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 ...

Kealakehe Student Recognized as Top Big Island Scholar by HLTA  Big Island Now

One senior from each of Hawai'i's 42 public high schools received a $1000 scholarship for his or her post-graduate education from HLTA.

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..

History Students Need Help Telling WWII Silent Hero Stories  Big Island Now

Public schools will participate this Memorial Day in the telling of untold stories of American *service* members buried at the National Memorial Cemetery of the.

May 15th is International Water Safety Day  Hawaii News Now

International Water Safety Day is a worldwide effort designed to spread global awareness about drowning prevention, and is specifically geared towards ...

Homeless highschooler overwhelmed by reaction  Hawaii News Now

Victoria Cuba's story of homelessness touched a nerve with people. Perhaps it's because she wasn't after sympathy. "The reason I told my story wasn't to get the ...

Early College works  UH System Current News

University of Hawaii President David Lassner shared a message on Early College efforts at UH.

7 Big Island Doctors Graduate From UH John A. Burns School of Medicine  Big Island Now

The Big Island has produced seven new physicians who received their MD degrees on May 11, 2019, from the University of Hawai'i John A. Burns School of ...

Early College High School Conference highlights increased college-level preparation  UH System Current News

More than 1000 Hawaii high school students participated in dual credit courses in 2015.

'Dance' delivers a message to stay away from drugs and alcohol  KITV Honolulu

During National Prevention Week some people dance. Students from Waipahu Intermediate and High School use dance to deliver a message to stay away from ...

Indian-American students among US Presidential Scholars  India New England

Washington– Indian-American students accounted for more than 10 per cent of the 55th class of the 2019 US Presidential Scholars, according to the Department ...

Election blog: Hirono, Ige, Case and Gabbard cruising to easy victories  Honolulu Star-Advertiser

UPDATE: 8:30 p.m.. The second printout of election results show all the major front-runners retaining their substantial leads. They include Gov. David Ige, U.S. ...

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 ...

Leeward: Early College Initiative Continues Expansive Growth  UH System Current News

The strong partnership between Waipahu High School and Leeward Community College was recognized by U.S. Department of Education Secretary Arne ...

Brandon Arakawa Named Maui District Teacher of the Year  Maui Now

Maui's Brandon Arakawa was named Maui District Teacher of the Year as part of the annual recognition and awards issued by the state Department of ...

Leeward selected for national Pell grant pilot project for low-income students  UH System Current News

Leeward Community College to be 1 of only 44 postsecondary institutions nationwide to participate in an experiment that allows high school students taking ...

Big Island Teacher Named 'State Teacher of the Year'  Big Island Now

Kealakehe Intermediate School Teacher Mathieu Williams has been named the 2019 Hawai'i State Teacher of the Year.

Graduation ceremonies to snarl traffic around Blaisdell Center this week  Honolulu Star-Advertiser

City officials advise the public to plan for increased traffic surrounding the Neal S. Blaisdell Center due to upcoming graduation ceremonies scheduled ...

A Lesson in Hope: Homeless student works to inspire others  Hawaii News Now

Jim Mendoza's Special Report about an inspiring young woman who excels in both her community and at Waipahu High School despite the challenges she ...

YWCA Oahu honoree: Julie Arigo  Hawaii News Now

YWCA Oahu will be recognizing four outstanding women at the 41st Leader Luncheon in Waikiki. Julie Arigo, the general manager of Waikiki Parc Hotel, is one ...

13 players with ties to Hawaii taken in 2017 MLB Draft  Hawaii News Now

Over the course of three days, after 40 rounds and 1205 players were selected, 13 players with Hawaii ties got the call at the 2017 MLB Draft.

Mayor signs bill that makes looking at devices in crosswalks illegal  Hawaii News Now

Using an electronic device while crossing the street in a marked crosswalk on Oahu will soon be illegal.

Some of Hawaii's top athletes sign with top-notch colleges  Hawaii News Now

On Wednesday morning more than 60 students from around the island of Oahu signed their names on the dotted line and started a new chapter in their story, ...

Empty Bowl Hawaii fundraiser supports Aloha Harvest  Honolulu Star-Advertiser

193 likes · staradvertiser. Soups are being scooped at Empty Bowl Hawaii, made by restaurants all over Oahu. Proceeds go to Aloha Harvest.

Waipahu 'Haunted Manor': bringing life into a neighborhood by scaring it to death  Hawaii News Now

In a little neighborhood in Waipahu, everybody knows there a house they have to go to, because it's the place where they can visit the "Haunted Mansion."

Students seek to restore Makakilo mountainside, one sapling at a time  Hawaii News Now

A pilot reforestation project with big hopes is taking place in Leeward Oahu.

Rail car tested along elevated guideway  Honolulu Star-Advertiser

The public got its first glimpse of a train car moving along Oahu's partly built elevated guideway Tuesday, as testing began on the vehicle in Leeward Oahu.

Homeless student Victoria Cuba receives City Council honor  Hawaii News Now

Victoria Cuba, a homeless high school graduate, received a big honor on Wednesday at Honolulu Hale. She was invited to the City Council and given a ...

Diamond Head Market and Grill's Kelvin Ro pledges $1M for Culinary Institute of the Pacific  UH System Current News

In recognition of this pledge the Open Kitchen in the Signature Restaurant will be named the "Kelvin Ro and Diamond Head Market and Grill Open Kitchen."

Record $8000 in prizes awarded at fifth annual UH-AT&T Hackathon  UH System Current News

The event drew a record 200 participants and prizes totaling $8000 were distributed in eight categories to teams who had just 24 hours to build an app.

HHSAA State Track and Field Championships Results  Maui Now

Maui's Seabury Hall girls and Baldwin's boys teams placed second behind Punahou in the 2018 HHSAA State Track and Field Championships held on Friday ...

Director Garyn Tsuru one of the 40 Under 40  UH System Current News

Garyn K. Tsuru, director of College and Career Readiness Initiatives at the University of Hawaiʻi–West Oʻahu, was selected as one of Pacific Business News' ...

Summer interns conduct cancer research in Hawaii  UH System Current News

Nineteen high school and undergraduate students conducted cancer research at the University of Hawaiʻi Cancer Center during the 2017 summer.

Relatives, friends remember woman killed in fireworks accident  Hawaii News Now

Family members have identified the woman who was killed in a West Oahu fireworks explosion on New Year's Day as 38-year-old Liona Spencer, a Waipahu ...

$100K from Kalaeloa Partners funds scholarships at Leeward CC | University of Hawaiʻi System News  UH System Current News

Leeward Community College students will soon benefit from more scholarships thanks to a $100,000 gift from Kalaeloa Partners, LP . The Kalaeloa Partners ...

Mānoa: Medical students discuss health issues and careers at high schools  UH System Current News

Public school students are connecting with John A. Burns School of Medicine (JABSOM) students again this year, through the “School Health Education ...

How to report potholes in Hawaii, especially during rainy season  Hawaii News Now

HONOLULU (HawaiiNewsNow) - Is the rainy weather causing more potholes in your neighborhood and during your commute? Want to get them fixed?

King Kekaulike Student Awarded Employee Scholarship from McDonald's  Maui Now

King Kekaulike High School student, Alona Sabugo, who works in Pukalani, was among a list of 10 McDonald's employees who were awarded employee ...

Hilo High School Students Taking More AP, College Courses  Big Island Now

Hawai'i's students continue to reach higher levels of achievement, with more students taking college-level courses while in high school and graduating with ...

Kauai soccer team involved in car accident

Kauai's Tia Fulks (15) possesses the ball during a quarterfinals match of the 2018 The Queen's Medical Center Girls Soccer Championships – Division II state ...

Training the future workforce of automotive technicians  UH System Current News

Eleven high school graduates and students complete the annual Hawaii High School Auto Academy.

HHSAA girls soccer: Hawaii Prep, Kamehamehe will face off one more time in state title game  West Hawaii Today

HONOLULU — After Kamehameha-Hawaii's shootout victory over Hawaii Preparatory Academy in the BIIF Division II title game, players on both teams left the ...

Sen. Schatz Nominates Two Big Island Students to U.S Service Academies  Big Island Now

U.S. Sen. Brian Schatz announced the names of 44 Hawai'i students nominated to attend one of our nation's *service* academies.

Malama Learning Center aims to revitalize Waianae Mountains  KITV Honolulu

Malama Learning Center, a local nonprofit dedicated to conserving the culture and sustainability of Hawai`i through education, recently announced a new ...

Honolulu's Phi Theta Kappa Chapter recognized for outstanding service  UH System Current News

Students were recognized at the Pacific Region Convention receiving various awards for leadership, writing, and project managing.

Teen gets new lease on life and wish granted after troubling diagnosis  Hawaii News Now

A teenager's wish to see her dream-school's campus comes true following a troubling diagnosis...

Five Maui Students Awarded Part of $52K Scholarship from Hospitality Industry  Maui Now

The Hawai'i Lodging & Tourism Association awarded 42 seniors from public high schools across the state $1000 in scholarships for their post-graduate ...

Driver sentenced in drunken-driving death  Hawaii News Now

Kyer Valeros cried in the courtroom as he apologized for a fatal accident in February 2011.

Maui Students Receive Citizen-Scholar Awards  Maui Now

Several Maui students were among a list of public school seniors honored with scholarships by the Hawaiʻi visitor industry. A total of seven students on Maui ...

Hilo Intermediate Students Win Statewide Video Competition  Big Island Now

The winners of the 14th Annual 'Ōlelo Youth Xchange Statewide Student Video Competition were recently announced from 904 submissions.

Thousands Celebrate Achievements at 9th Annual Hawai'i STEM Conference  Maui Now

More than 1000 students, educators and industry partners throughout the state and the nation gathered for this year's 9th Annual Hawaiʻi STEM Conference.

Kapaa beats Kauai in 3rd place match

Kapaa High School's varsity girls soccer team defeated Kauai High School on Saturday afternoon in the third-place match of the 2018 The Queen's Medical ...

Returning to nature invigorates biological science teachers  UH System Current News

The Kauai Community College STEP program has given teachers an opportunity to become students again, engaging in hands-on learning using native and ...

Former Maui Student Does Cancer Research on O'ahu  Maui Now

Former Maui High School student Phyllis Raquinio is among a group of 19 students conducting cancer research at the UH Cancer Center this summer.

HHSAA roundup: HPA beats Iolani, becomes first BIIF boys soccer team in D-I semis since '13  Hawaii Tribune Herald

So far, Hawaii Prep is making this Division I thing look easy. Ka Makani ended Iolani's 11 game unbeaten streak in the quarterfinal round of the HHSAA state ...

Culinary teams from Kapiolani CC place first and second at biennial competition  UH System Current News

Culinary teams from Hawaiʻi Community College placed first and second in the biennial Hawaiʻi Culinary Competition Expo and Salon. The event, sanctioned ...

UH Press awarded $100K to publish open-access books  UH System Current News

University of Hawaiʻi has received a $100,000 grant from the Andrew W. Mellon Foundation to support the digitization and open-access distribution of 22 ...

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