|Fely Villegas, community volunteer and leader of Pāhala Senior Garden, accepts the help of |
Youth Challenge cadets and Kaʻū Global Learning Lab students. Photo by Jennifer Makuakane
Students who committed to a combined total of 90 hours per month to Pahala Senior Garden are Kelson Gallano, Collin Hanshew, Cody Ah Yee and Cyrus Eder.
|Produce from the expanding Pāhala Senior Garden will be |
provided to senior citizens. Photo by Jennifer Makuakane
|Making way for a more prosperous Pāhala Senior Garden with help of Kaʻū GlobalLearning Academy and Youth Challenge. |
Photo by Jennifer Makuakane
|Kaʻū runners Saskia Sarbin-Dela Cruz and Maria Aurelio (above) are serious at the |
islandwide high school track meet at Kamehameha School last weekend.
Photo from Coach David Wells
KAʻŪ HIGH AND VOLCANO SCHOOL OF THE ARTS & SCIENCES runners head to the Big Island Interscholastic Federation's Cross Country island championships this Saturday at Hawai'i Preparatory Academy in Waimea. The track meet
begins at 9 a.m.
Fans, who are relatives of the runners, are allowed as spectators providing they are vaccinated for COVID and wear masks.
During the islandwide high school track meet at Kamehameha School last weekend, sophomore Alden Wells finished in the top third of 78 runners in the 5K. Ninth grader Cheska Aurelio finished just ahead of Saskia Sarbin- Dela Cruz with a Kea'au runner between them in the girls 5K. Also finishing from Kaʻū High is senior Desiree Mae Sembran. All four qualified for the championships track meet this weekend.
|Trojan cheerleaders will be on the ground to support the football team this|
Saturday at the home game. Photo by Athletic Director Kalei Namohala
Athletic Directors are D. Kalei Namohala and Matt Roddy with Assistant AD's Joshua Ortega, Samuel Ah Yee and Moses. Whitcomb, who is also Athletic Trainer.
Here is the roster for the Trojans football team with jersey numbers and grade levels:
Jersey No. 1 is Jezekial, Jara, a senior. No 2 is Keenan Toriano, a senior. No. 3 is Kaimana Kaupu-Manini, a junior. No. 6 is Joseph Joseph, a senior. No. 7 is Adadiya Ellis-Reyes, a freshman. No. 8 is Lois Emmanuele Badua, a junior. No. 9 is Jance Pomai Kajiwara-Ke, a junior. No. 11 is Jonah Beck, a senior. No. 12 is Buck Kala'i Ka-ne Kala, Jr, a freshman. No. 14 is Kealiikoa Reyes-Nalu, a senior. No. 15 is Jycetin Mukini, a junior. No.16 is Kalem Libunao-Martinez a sophomore.
No. 17 is Gabriel Sesson-Paaluhi-Young, a junior. No. 18 is Toby Kekoa-Burgos, a junior. No. 20 is Shyne Davis, a senior. No.21 is Shemayah Doi, a senior. No. 22 is Vladimir Fedruck, a freshman, No. 26 is Collin Hanshew, a junior. No. 30 is Chaz Laakea Kajiwara-Ke, a sophomore. No. 31 is Dylan Davis, a junior. No. 32 is Dimitry Fedruk, a sophomore. No. 49 is Ocean Nihipali-Sesson, a sophomore. No. 50 is Chloe Velez, a sophomore. No. 51 is Shyla Byrd, a junior. No. 53 is Triton Blanco, a freshman.
No. 60 is Braysen Andrade, a sophomore. No. 61 is Alize Beck-Chong, a senior. No. 63 is Jysen Jara, a freshman. No. 64 is Caius Jensun, a junior. No. 66 is Micah Espejo, a senior. No. 67 is Eddzachary Badua, a freshman. No. 69 is Jocyia Bulla Mukini, a senior. No. 70 is Cyrus Eder, a senior. No. 76 is Cody Ah Yee, a senior. No. 81 is Hezekiah. Keohuloa-Aldaya, a junior. No. 82 is Kelson Gallano, a senior and No. 89 is Ethan Biason, a senior.
CANDACE KEOHULOA OF THE TROJANS BOWLING TEAM QUALIFIED and heads to the Big Island Interscholastic Federation's high school individual championships at Kona Bowl this Saturday, Nov. 20. Led by Coach Hi'i Lapera, Keohuloa is a senior.
TRYOUTS WILL BE HELD SOON FOR WINTER SPORTS AT KAʻŪ HIGH. They are: Girls Basketball, Boys Basketball, Girls Soccer, Boys Soccer, Swimming and Wrestling.
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