Posts Tagged ‘News’

The text came in shortly after I returned home from a long Friday at the Punahou Carnival. “Renee and I may be on the KITV 4 news.” Huh? Then this: “Just got home–they showed us on the news.” What? When did this happen?


Babs Miyano Young and Renee Ahuna Cabrinha show their media prowess when featured in a KITV news story about the Punahou Carnival.

Punahou’s iconic malasadas are always an item of interest to the news media when covering the annual Punahou Carnival. Such was the case on the Friday, February 3 KITV late newscast.

As luck would have it, (more…)


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Gaye Miyasaki is not just a Punahou74 party planner par excellence, she’s also a Punahou74 PR whiz too.

Punahou74 Generations Magazine

ARTICLE DESCRIBING PUNAHOU74’S VOLUNTEER EFFORT at the Lanakila Multipurpose Senior Center. Alvin Cabrinha, who took the picture, also volunteered.


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Twice in one week! Who would have thought …

Star-BullWhile reading last week’s Honolulu Star-Bulletin I was pleasantly surprised to see that Punahou74 had two classmates who raised their “Island Voices” while advocating issues of local interest. I wonder how your opinion aligns with theirs.

The Threatened Closure of Wahiawa General Hospital

First up was Ellen (more…)

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As promised, a list of those who so generously donated their time to Punahou74’s great malasada booth effort at the 2016 Punahou School Carnival. MAHALO PLENTY! We couldn’t have done it without each and every one of you!

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Cynthia Proskefalas Dell, Lisa Matsumoto Nakamura, and Lisa Yamaguchi Bowden smiling despite all of their hard work. What troopers!


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Don’t mean to brag, but this is really everything you need to know. And, honestly, if it isn’t, let me know and I’ll do my best to get you an answer.

Carnival Logo

Dates and Times

February 5 and 6, 2016. 11 a.m. to 11 p.m. daily on the lower Punahou School campus.

Weather Forecast

Sure the Carnival’s famous for its rain and mud. In fact, (more…)

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Do you know that Punahou is celebrating the 175th anniversary of its founding this school year?

Flaming P Panorama

LOOKING OVER THE FLAMING “P” set up from the Dole Hall balcony.

If you haven’t been on campus I would forgive you this oversight. If you have been, I would have to ask, “Where have you been?”

The signs of the anniversary are everywhere. And, with this Friday marking (more…)

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I am regularly amazed by the artistic creativity and aesthetic know-how of Punahou students. On Friday, May 29, 2015 there was yet another reminder of these imaginative gifts to be found on campus.

Plastic 1

Punahou athletic shorts let you know that this plastic person is in the right cafeteria.

When one enters Dole Hall one expects to see a space filled with the bustling lunchtime conversations of students enjoying their mid-day break. What one does not expect is brooding approximations of these diners: plastic sculptures of beings frozen in time and doomed to an experience of unending similtude.

Who were these plastic people?

Asking one of the nearby students, I learned that they were a project of the academy sculpture class.

Interesting. How were they made?

Each student was wrapped (more…)

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