Not Your Average Sports Club

In 2018, three Lanai High & Elementary School (LHES) coaches recognized the need for more opportunities for high school basketball players on Lanai to improve their skills outside of the regular school day through training, drills and competing against teams off-island. Christian Yumol, who was coaching a Maui Club team […]

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Around the Square: Dr. Sharon Liden

Over 20 years ago, Sharon Liden, Ph.D. LMFT moved to Lanai from Maui. Originally from California, Dr. Liden pursued a career as a teacher before realizing her passion resided more in understanding how students felt about learning than the act of teaching them. Her career pivot led her to obtain […]

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2022 HLTA Citizen-Scholar Award Winner: Stephanie Badillo

This year, 42 public high school seniors were selected for the Hawaii Lodging and Tourism Association’s (HLTA) 2022 Citizen-Scholar Award. They attended the 18th annual award ceremony on April 27 at the Prince Waikiki on Oahu. Among the honored students was LHES senior Stephanie Badillo. Stephanie was selected based on […]

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Where Are They Now – Primo Bolo

During his time at LHES, Primo Bolo (class of 2010) was always involved in sports or extracurricular activities. “It was a great way to get out, socialize, spend time with friends, travel, and see other places,” said Primo. Among his extracurriculars was yearbook, which became the catalyst for his love […]

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Mother’s Day on Lanai

To celebrate Mother’s Day, we asked people around town to share special memories of their mothers. Here’s what they had to say: Megan Amby Mother: Fiona Amby What is your fondest memory with your mother? During 4th of July weekend when I was around 8 years old, I was upset […]

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Earth Day 2022: 4th Grade Students Plant Wiliwili Trees

In celebration of Earth Day this year, Danyel Erickson, fourth-grade teacher at Lanai High & Elementary School, decided to take a hands-on approach to the annual holiday that raises awareness about environmental issues impacting our planet. After months of germinating seeds, she and her class of 16 students outplanted native […]

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