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Kimberly McCoy running the 4x800

Track and Field

Andy McCallister, Staff Writer April 24, 2024
Track is getting off to a running start this year at Henry J. Kaiser High School, as the first meet of the season took place this Saturday at the Kaiser campus. The Kaiser Track Team dashed past many of the other competing schools...
The team poses for a photo with the seniors during the senior night.

Kaiser’s Varsity Tennis Senior Slam

Graham Griffin, Staff Writer April 23, 2024

  On Wednesday, April 3rd, the Kaiser Varsity Tennis Team had their last home game of the season, where the Seniors on the team had their senior night to commemorate their last home game. The game...

Kaiser Mixed and Varsity crews celebrating the end of the season

Kaiser Varsity Girls Paddling Crew Going to States

Andy McCallister, Staff Writer February 17, 2024
Kaiser High School Varsity girls and mixed paddling crews raced at OIA championships in Keehi Lagoon last Saturday. After placing second overall, the varsity girls paddling crew is going to State Championships in Hilo. The vars girls started off the regatta...
OIA swimmer at the starting block

Kaiser Cougar Swim Season

David Kunihiro, Staff Writer February 16, 2024

The Kaiser High School JV swim season recently concluded, and the Championship season is reaching its peak of excitement. During the West and East Championships, the varsity boys team clinched first...

Overview of the 2023 Hawaii Scholastic State Chess Championship

Overview of the 2023 Hawaii Scholastic State Chess Championship

Yusuf Siddiqui, Staff Writer May 18, 2023

Over the weekend on April 15, 2023, one hundred sixty three players came to Washington Middle School to play chess together to compete for trophies for their school and medals for individual performances...


May 8, 2023

There are many fun sports at Kaiser to participate in, and one of the lesser-mentioned sports is judo. So, what exactly is judo? According to the Kaiser judo team manager, Victoria Brown, “Judo is a...

Kaiser Volleyball

Kaiser Volleyball

Kimberly McCoy, Sports Editor April 18, 2023

The Kaiser men’s volleyball team’s season has officially begun and they are off to a great start! Varsity has gone undefeated during the preseason, and is currently on a 5-2 winning streak in the regular...

Damar Hamlin being examined on the field - Image from CNN.

Damar Hamlin, a wake up call for the NFL

Zachary Miyoshi, Writer March 10, 2023

On January 2, 2023, a NFL season game took place between the Buffalo Bills and the Cincinnati Bengals. A safety for the Buffalo Bills, Damar Hamlin, collapsed in the first quarter of the game, which led...

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The Super Bowl: A Perfect Game – Except for One Moment

Peter Vahsen, Editor-in-Chief March 5, 2023

The Super Bowl, the annual finale to each NFL season, was a spectacular game- save for one part. Super Bowl LVII, hosted at the Arizona Cardinal’s State Farm Stadium outside of Phoenix, always promised...

Track Season Incoming!

Track Season Incoming!

Kimberly McCoy, Sports Editor March 2, 2023

The track and field season is starting soon and the first meet is right around the corner! Preseason training to properly prepare for the season has been taking place since November, and the Kaiser track...

Swimming OIAs!

Swimming OIA’s!

Kimberly McCoy, Sports Editor March 2, 2023

Kaiser cougars represent Kaiser at OIA Swim Championships! Saturday, January 28, 2023, the Kaiser cougars went to K. Mark Takai Veterans Memorial Aquatic Center, also referred to as VMAC, to compete against...

Wrestling Eastern Championships!

Wrestling Eastern Championships!

Kimberly McCoy, Sports Editor March 2, 2023

The Kaiser cougars have competed in the wrestling Eastern Championships. Maxwell Calandra took the Eastern Championships title. In response to the victory Calandra said, “It feels great to be the Eastern...

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