Pine Lasses Play Ball at State Tournament

Go Pine Lasses! After a competitive and successful regular season, the LHES softball team earned a spot in the Division II State Softball Tournament held May 6-May 9 at the Patsy Mink Central Oahu Regional Park. The Pine Lasses made it to the state competition after beating Hana 15-10 in the semifinal game of the […]

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Engineers In Training on Lanai

Photo of Lanai students.

By: Keona Conroy-Humphrey Building a marshmallow launcher or creating an electronic walking tour of Lanai City may not sound like engineering activities; however, both competition-based projects have provided valuable hands on experience in engineering for LHES middle school students this past school year. Engineering a marshmallow launcher For Tiffany Fernandez, Jasmine and Keona Humphrey, and […]

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Introducing LHES School Resource Officer Stan Kraytchev

Photo of Lanai resident Stan Kraytchev.

Police Officer Stanislav “Stan” Kraytchev has been assigned to a new beat – one that still allows him to protect and serve the Lanai community, but is far more rewarding than his days on patrol with the Maui Police Department. As Lanai High and Elementary School’s (LHES) new School Resource Officer (SRO), Kraytchev is charged […]

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New Island Air Turboprop Planes Coming to An Airport Near You

Soon, Lanai travelers will be jet-setting between the islands in swanky Q400 NextGen turboprop planes recently purchased by Island Air. The two turboprop planes can carry 71 passengers each. Island Air currently offers flights to and from the islands of Oahu, Maui, Lanai, and Kauai. The Q400 NextGen aircraft, built at Bombardier’s Toronto, Ontario facility, […]

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Maui County Remembers

The “Maui County Remembers” memorial fund has been established to assist the families of those who perished or were injured in the February 26 crash of a small plane shortly after takeoff from Lanai Airport. Please show your aloha by contributing if you’re able to. All funds will be used to assist crash victims and […]

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BYU Hawaii Salsa Orchestra Hot and Spicy on Lanai

More than 200 residents and visitors were treated to a visual and musical feast when the BYU-Hawaii Salsa Orchestra and Brass Ensemble performed a free concert in Dole Park on March 12 amidst a beautifully lit stage beneath what locals are describing as the “Lanai Shell,” named after the iconic Waikiki Shell in Honolulu. It […]

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Lion King Cast Members Dazzle Students, LAPA

Photo of Lanai students and Lion king cast members.

By Matt Glickstein On February 24th, three cast members from “The Lion King” musical—Andrew Gorell (Zazu), Selena Moshell (ensemble), and Thembelihle Cele (ensemble)—flew to Lanai to work with 4th and 5th grade students from Lanai High and Elementary School (LHES) and the Lanai Academy of Performing Arts (LAPA). Kepa Maly, Senior Vice President of Culture […]

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Bull’s Eye! Lanai Archery Tournament Raises $4,000

Photo of Lanai residents holding large donation check.

Lanai’s 3rd Annual “Shoot for Youth 2014 3D Archery Tournament” hit the bull’s eye by raising $4,333 for the Lanai Youth Center and showcasing the archery skills of 75 participants at the Lanai Pine Sporting Clays on Feb. 14. The tournament wrapped up the evening with an awards ceremony, raffle prizes and potluck dinner at […]

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