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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 Today13, 1921, in Honolulu, Pung first played golf at age 6. Her father, Jack Liwai, was a full-blooded Hawaiian and captain of the Hawaiian Golf Club. A teenage prodigy, she played on the Roosevelt High School boys team. Pung won three consecutive Hawaiian ...

Obituaries for Wednesday, Feb. 8, 2017

February 8, 2017 by

6, 1939, in Honolulu. Walter is survived by his wife of 56 years, Kaleinani “Nani” Larsen and his sons; Eric L. Larsen of Lihue and Greg Kekoa (Coleen) Larsen of Mililani, Oahu; his three grandsons, Nainoa, Makana and Kainalu Larsen of Mililani, Oahu ...

Roosevelt teacher recalls Bruno Mars' raw talent, ambition

November 18, 2016 by Hawaii News Now

She added that Mars is setting an example for other Hawaii kids who have dreams of making it big. "I think it just shows them that anyone can aspire to almost anything. We don't realize that all of the talent we have in Hawaii and at Roosevelt High ...

National Guard challenges students during leadership reaction course

November 4, 2016 by Hawaii Army Weekly

Hawaii Army WeeklySCHOFIELD 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 Roosevelt High ...

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 BeatHawaii's first commercial airport, John Rodgers Terminal (now Honolulu International Airport), was upgraded and a new major road — Kaneohe Bay Drive — was soon carrying traffic along the Windward coast. Farrington and Roosevelt high schools were ...

New president takes office at Hawaii Pacific University

July 1, 2016 by Pacific Business News (Honolulu)

Pacific Business News (Honolulu)... 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, Gotanda is a graduate of Roosevelt High ...

The Art of Shaving

June 28, 2016 by Tasting Table

Tasting TableI'm not an islander—unless that's what you call a resident of Awesometown, California—but rather the daughter of a Hawaii boy (Roosevelt High School, represent) who packed up his wife and kids each summer to visit his side of the family off in Honolulu.

​Hawaii Pacific University names new president

February 1, 2016 by Pacific Business News (Honolulu)

Pacific Business News (Honolulu)Gotanda, a Roosevelt High School and University of Hawaii at Manoa graduate, received a law degree from the William S. Richardson School of Law in 1987. He joined the Villanova Law faculty in 1994, after practicing at firms including Washington's ...

Roosevelt Student entered school following incident

November 4, 2015 by

MyStateline.comRoosevelt Alternative High School was briefly placed on lockdown following a shooting in the area. Police say the juvenile victim is a Roosevelt student who was shot a few blocks away from the school, but entered the school following the incident.

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)

Hawaii-born Grammy-winning singer Bruno Mars' Honolulu home, which was originally put on the market last year for $3.5 million, has been sold for $2.7 million, according to public records. PBN first reported that the Roosevelt High School alumnus ...

Six Hawaii high schools rank among US News & World Report's 'Best High Schools'

May 12, 2015 by Pacific Business News (Honolulu) (blog)

Six public high schools in Hawaii made this year's U.S. News & World Report ranking of the top-performing high schools in the nation, although all six Isle schools were ranked in the bottom half of more than 2,500 schools. The six Hawaii schools ...

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