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Artistic Inspiration At Kealakehe High School

CTE Integration Project- Culinary-IET Auto-AC Pathway -Wave Rider Media Team


The value of perseverance. To persist, to continue, to perpetuate. 

Photos from Photography Class Mr Hernandez


Photos from Mr Hernandez students- Yearbook Class

`A`ohe lokomaika`i i nele i ke pâna`i – (No kind deed has ever lacked its reward.)

Kealakehe Photography Class

Legendary Kona Sunset- By WaveRider Media Team M-101

Erin Thompson showing her spirit with students in her class........


Working the Taro Field in Waipio Valley- Kealakehe Culinary-WaveRider Media Team

1st Year Students Learning Diving w/Capt Harris of the Maritime Arts Academy

Mr Hernandez Photography Class 2018

E hele me ka pu’olo-Make every person, place or condition better than you left it always.

Photo By Tainoa Kekauoha-Chartrand

Go WaveRiders

Photos from Yearbook Class Mr Hernandez

Capturing Spirit Week- Audrey P. of the WaveRider Media Team-Arts & Communications Pathway

Waipio Valley-Big Island Hawaii

Recent News

Schedule for Wednesday, November 21

Due to our annual campus evacuation drill, we will be on a special bell schedule Wednesday, November 21. All six periods will meet and school will end at 3:15. You may download a copy of the schedule here.

Peer Tutors are Here to Help YOU!

You've asked for them and they're here! Peer tutors are available in the library every Tuesday and Thursday from 2:50 - 5:15. This is a free resource and transportation is offered to all who stay past the school day via the WaveRider Learning Center. Get all the details, including how to reserve your tutor ahead of time, here.

UH Hilo Decision on the Spot

Attention Seniors! There will be a UH Hilo Decision on the Spot session on November 26th during 3rd period. If you're interested in applying to UH Hilo, see Mrs. Davis to pick up an application packet. You get an acceptance decision right on the spot and it is not binding. All students who attend the session will get the $50 application fee waived!

Win a Free Yearbook

Purchase your yearbook online by December 1 and you'll automatically be entered to win a free yearbook. Winners will announced mid December.

Native Hawaiian Scholarship 'Aha

Are you a senior of Native Hawaiian Decent who plans to attend college? Are you interested in learning about college scholarships for Native Hawaiian students? If so, there there will be a Native Hawaiian Scholarship 'Aha on Wednesday November 14 at 5:30PM in our cafeteria. The scholarship ʻaha series will be presented by the Native Hawaiian Education Association and will have presentations and information on scholarships and financial aid opportunities for Native Hawaiians.

Student Credit Union Membership Drive

Come join us to open an account with the Student Credit Union on Thursday, November 15 during lunch at the cafeteria. Turn in a completed account card form to get a chance to spin the wheel and win gift cards. Gift cards include Taco Bell, Starbucks, Target, McDonalds and Jamba Juice.

WaveRider Learning Center Returns - Peer Tutors Available

The WaveRider Learning Center has returned! This year, peer tutors will be on hand to help students with their work. To begin, the center will be open on Tuesday and Thursdays. Get all the details, including transportation options, here.

Senior PTP Deadline is December 7

All senior PTP portfolio work must be done no later than Friday, December 7. A senior specific checklist has been posted in the PTP section of our website. Interviews will still be done second semester and are required for all class members wishing to participate in the commencement ceremony.

Buy Your Yearbook Online

Starting today, all yearbook sales will be done online via the Josten's website. Reserve your copy now by clicking on the link. Remember, the only way to guarantee a yearbook is by ordering your copy online - limited yearbooks will be available for purchase at the end of the year. See Mr. Hernandez in Q101 with any questions.

Yearbook Needs Your Help

WaveRiders! The 2019 Yearbook staff needs your assistance to make sure that we fit all that there is to print in this year’s yearbook. Please let us know of any events, games, activities and clubs so that we can provide coverage. Find out how to send files here.

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BULLETIN Thursday, November 15th
Date: 11/15/2018
Student Credit Union Membership Drive
Date: 11/15/2018
Location: KHSSCU (located in the cafeteria)
WaveRider Learning Center
Date: 11/15/2018, 3:15 PM 6 PM
Location: Library
Chaminade University
Date: 11/16/2018, 12 PM
Location: Library Conference Room
WaveRider Learning Center
Date: 11/20/2018, 3:15 PM 6 PM
Location: Library