Joshua Shon

Where Are They Now – Preston Asuncion

After graduating from LHES in 2010, Preston Asuncion moved to Oahu to pursue an engineering degree at Hawaii Pacific University. He ended up transferring to UH West Oahu and graduated with a bachelor’s degree in public administration. Preston now lives on Oahu with his girlfriend and their daughter. He works […]

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Lanai Wai Juice Truck is making a splash

When Anuenue Juice Bar owner Tammy Ringbauer left Lanai a few years ago, Tanya Ashworth, a part-time Juice Bar employee, decided to buy the truck and continue providing healthy juice and bowls to the community. “We worked well together, and it was a seamless transition,” Ashworth said. Before she left, […]

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Lanai Remains Vigilant Against COVID-19

On a small island with limited resources, we have worked together as a community throughout the pandemic to quickly contain COVID-19 outbreaks. With the delta variant still a threat, and now with flu season upon us, health experts urge Lanai residents to remain vigilant and continue to get vaccinated and […]

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LHES Students Get a Jumpstart on College

Dual credit program provides graduates with educational, financial benefits When Lanai High and Elementary School seniors Amaya Hoopii-Baptista, Ryllah Rodrigues and Tower Vergara graduated this past May, they walked away with more than just high school diplomas. Thanks to a dual credit program, these ambitious students also earned associate degrees […]

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New Lanai-based Guided Reading Books for Keiki

We recognize the proper use of the Hawaiian language including the ‘okina [‘], a glottal stop, and the kahakō [ō] or macron (e.g., in place names of Hawai‘i such as Lāna‘i). However, these have been omitted from this website for the best online experience for our visitors. We realize the […]

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