NA HOKU O MOANALUA

Meet The Mayoral Candidates

Yerin Hong and Ariana Patalinghog

October 30, 2020

Hawaii Mayoral Elections are accepting mail-in ballots until Election Day on Tuesday November 3, 2020. Hawaii residents were mailed the voting ballot and asked to fill out the ballot and mail it to a designated drop box.   ...

No Fantasy This Winter

Kendelle Hung-Ino, Associate Editor

October 30, 2020

There will be no dancefloor for students to flaunt their moves this December. Moanalua’s annual Winter Fantasy dance is yet another anticipated event that has been cut from the school calendar because of the coronavirus. ...

Fridays Are For Fun

Ariana Patalinghog, Staff Writer

October 29, 2020

Students were encouraged to join as Moanalua held online meetings featuring Kahoot challenges. These challenges were solely for fun as a way to interact with the school peers and enjoy a short activity together despite distance...

Sending Aloha to Kupuna

Elizabeth Wellman, Staff Writer

October 28, 2020

For the month of October, Moanalua High School’s Student Association is holding a Letter to Kupuna service project. All MoHS students are welcome to create a drawing, digital, or physical card.  “During these challenging times, our kupun...

New Kids On The Block

Na Hoku Staff

October 27, 2020

It will be deja vu all over again for the Class of 2024 this week. The freshmen will begin returning to campus for in-person instruction starting this Thursday, one day after New Student Orientation. Their first time on campus had ...

Students Return To Campus For Orientation

Emily Delacruz, Staff Writer

October 23, 2020

Freshmen and the new students’ orientation will be held on Thursday, October 28 in the school gym. They will meet their teachers and administrators there, then transition into a short tour of the school.  “Up to 140 students c...

“I matter because…”

Calista Ancog, Staff Writer

October 22, 2020

Reflections is an annual art contest held by the PTA/PTSA for students grades Pre-K through 12th. There are three levels: school, state, and national; with over 300,000 students entering each year. Students submit original works ...

Timeout On Sports

Kendelle Hung-Ino, Emily Delacruz, and Calista Ancog

October 19, 2020

The Hawaii High School Athletics Association announced that sports teams' tryouts could not commence until January 4th, 2021. The HHSAA governs all high school athletics, both ILH and OIA. The no-contact between coaches and ath...

How To Pick the College For You: Junior College Planning Night

Kendelle Hung-Ino, Associate Editor

October 16, 2020

   Starting the college application process is never easy, and this year, it is especially challenging now that COVID-19 has altered some school’s application requirements.  What has not changed is the expectation that juniors...

CCC Classroom Maxes Out

Na Hoku Staff

October 12, 2020

It’s possible to have too much of a good thing, even in high school. The overwhelming enrollment in the College and Career Center’s Google Classroom reached its maximum enrollment, forcing the college counselors to have to c...

Senior College Planning Night

Yerin Hong and Britney Maddox

October 2, 2020

With the Coronavirus-related school closures impacting college applications this year, seniors are likely to have many questions about what steps of the process have changed and what steps have remained the same. College and Ca...

Is it On or Off?

Elizabeth Wellman, Staff Writer

September 30, 2020

All of Moanalua High School’s co-curricular programs are doing their best to adapt to the difficulties distance learning has brought. Not being able to physically meet has made staple activities such as fundraisers, service pr...