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Roosevelt High School's Director of Music honored with prestigious award

July 24, 2017 by KITV Honolulu

KITV HonoluluRoosevelt High School's Director of Music Gregg Abe has been inducted into the prestigious Bandworld Legion of Honor along with six other band directors from across the U.S. this year. He is the fifth band director from Hawaii to receive the award ...

Roosevelt High bumps out Mililani to be named Hawaii's best high school

April 25, 2017 by Hawaii News Now

Roosevelt High Principal Sean Wong, an alumnus of the school, said the core priority on the campus is creating a "place where students feel welcome." "The big credit goes to the students for taking their education very seriously, and our faculty and ...

Jackie Pung dies at 95: 'Hawaii's First Lady of Golf' an LPGA pioneer

March 22, 2017 by West Hawaii Today

West Hawaii TodayJacqueline “Jackie” Nolte Liwai Pung of Waikoloa died peacefully March 15 at Life Care Center of Kona, family members said Tuesday. She was 95. Born on Dec. 13, 1921, in Honolulu, Pung first played golf at age 6. Her father, Jack Liwai, was a full ...

Roosevelt teacher recalls Bruno Mars' raw talent, ambition

November 18, 2016 by Hawaii News Now

There's no place the star power of Bruno Mars shines brighter than at his alma mater, Roosevelt High School. MOREAdditional LinksPoll. PHOTOS: Bruno Mars Concerts in Hawaii · PHOTOS: Bruno Mars Concerts in Hawaii. Photos from local pop sensation Bruno ...

National Guard challenges students during leadership reaction course

November 4, 2016 by Hawaii Army Weekly

Hawaii Army WeeklyHawaii Army National Guard SCHOFIELD BARRACKS — Hawaii Army National Guard Recruiters sponsored 112 Prince David Kawananakoa Middle School students to go through the Leadership Reaction Course at Schofield Barracks on Oct. 28. President Theodore ...

Shawn Ching returning to Hawaii News Now

November 1, 2016 by Honolulu Star-Advertiser

Honolulu Star-AdvertiserHawaii News Now said former news anchor Shawn Ching will return to his old job on Monday. Ching will co-anchor the 5 p.m. and 5:30 p.m. newscasts with Stephanie Lum. Ching anchored the newscast with Lum from 2011 to 2013. He left to practice law ...

Home Sweet Home: Roosevelt High School

September 23, 2016 by KHON2

KHON2Roosevelt High School was established in 1932 and was once an ILH member holding an intense rivalry with Punahou. The two schools battled for the paintbrush trophy from 1948 to 1969. Roosevelt was the first high school in the state to have an ...

How HECO Helped Pull Hawaii Through The Tough Times

July 11, 2016 by Honolulu Civil Beat

Honolulu Civil BeatRoosevelt's New Deal, which aimed to lift the country out of an unprecedented crisis, included measures for America's territories overseas, especially Hawaii, which was already a key national security and defense outpost. And Oahu began buzzing again ...

New president takes office at Hawaii Pacific University

July 1, 2016 by Pacific Business News (Honolulu)

Pacific Business News (Honolulu)John Yukio Gotanda, a former dean of the law school at Villanova University, took office on Friday as president of Hawaii Pacific University, succeeding Geoffrey Bannister as head of the Honolulu-based private university. Born and raised in Hawaii ...

The Art of Shaving

June 28, 2016 by Tasting Table

Tasting TableYou learn a lot about a person by their first AIM screen name. Mine was Islandgirl1989, which is misleading. The classic birthdate suffix of my generation is factual, but the rest really isn't. I'm not an islander—unless that's what you call a ...

Roosevelt alum Gotanda named president of HPU

February 1, 2016 by Honolulu Star-Advertiser

Honolulu Star-Advertiser“As a strategic leader with a record of success and a commitment to innovation, solid academics, and student success, he is absolutely the right person to guide HPU into the next phase of its development, as we begin our 51st year as Hawaii's premier ...

​Hawaii Pacific University names new president

February 1, 2016 by Pacific Business News (Honolulu)

Pacific Business News (Honolulu)Hawaii Pacific University has selected Villanova Law School Dean John Gotanda as the university's next president, effective in June, the university announced Monday. The Honolulu native will take the position June 30, replacing current president Dr ...

Roosevelt Student entered school following incident

November 4, 2015 by

MyStateline.comROCKFORD - Police and teachers stand near the front steps of Roosevelt School Wednesday morning; after a student walked into the school with a gun shot wound.“Apparently he was shot in the foot. Upon officers briefly talking to him it was found out ...

EXCLUSIVE: 8 Kalaheo High football players reported staph-like infections

September 24, 2015 by Hawaii News Now

Eight football players from Kalaheo High School in Kailua came down with staph-like infections and then a few days after Kalaheo played Roosevelt High School, two Roosevelt players reported staph-like symptoms. But school officials said they don't ...

Hawaii pop star Bruno Mars sells Hawaii home for $2.7M

June 8, 2015 by Pacific Business News (Honolulu)

Mars, who gave a rousing performance at the Super Bowl halftime show a year ago and shortly after made appearances in Honolulu for several shows, bought the four-bedroom, 4,124-square-foot home in Portlock in 2012 from John Browning, heir to the Utah ...

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