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Vikings Head Educator Retires At The End of the Decade

Thank you, Mr. Dircks, for your many years of service to our country, our state, and our Hilo High School.  Enjoy spending time with your family & friends, but always remember, "Once a Viking, Always a Viking!"
Vice-Principal Erin Williams will serve as Interim-Principal of Hilo High School effective January 1, 2020, until a new principal is named.

Front Page News

Selling Roses!

Valentines day Roses! Valentine’s Day is in less than a month and the student association will be selling roses. Preorders will happen in front of A16 from Monday, January 27th to Friday, January 31st during recess and lunch.
Selling Roses! Featured Photo

2020 School Quality Survey

The School Quality Survey (SQS) Parent Letters were sent home with your child on Monday, 01/13/2020. Please complete and mail in the enclosed pre-paid envelope at any time, no later than March 13, 2020. If your child would like to earn 10 HERO points, please have your child bring their COMPLETED (and sealed) SQS envelopes to Ms. Julie Ann Lawrence in A01-B by February 14, 2020.
2020 School Quality Survey Featured Photo

Class of 2020 Senior Luau (February 29th, 2020)

Class of 2020 senior luau will be on Saturday February 29th, 2020 at the Hilo High first patio, the cost will be $20.00 and forms are available for pick up at A12B from January 13-17 and payment will be on Jan 20-24.
Class of 2020 Senior Luau

Performance Arts Learning Center-PALC

The Performing Arts Learning Center, PALC, will hold 2 registration meetings for semester 2. You only need to attend one of the two meetings. The first is meeting is Tuesday, January 14, from 3-4:30 pm. The second meeting is Wednesday, January 15, from 3-4:30 pm.
Performance Arts Learning Center-PALC Featured Photo

6th Annual Hilo Complex Band Hot Dog Jam (February 15, 2020)

Hey Vikings! The 6th Annual, Hilo Complex Bands, Hot Dog Jam Fundraising Event is happening on February 15 from 10:00 AM - 2:00 PM at our own Hilo High Gym. Tickets are $7.00 (pre-sold) or $10.00 at the door. Please see any band member or Mrs. Yokoe to purchase yours by Jan 23. Mahalo for your support!
Hot Dog Jam Ticket Sample

Hilo High Special Olympic UNIFIED Program (January 15, 2020)

Anyone still interested in volunteering, or becoming a UNIFIED Partner for Hilo High School Special Olympic UNIFIED Program, please come to room N105 to complete forms. First practice will start on Wednesday, January 15th during lunch recess at the track.
Hilo High Special Olympic UNIFIED Program (January 15, 2020) Featured Photo

2020 May Day Court Applications (1/8 - 1/16, 2020)

Do you love to dance? Do you love the Hawaiian culture? Do you think you have what it takes to represent your class and ʻohana in this yearʻs May Day Hōʻike? Come to P-3 (Mr. Fernandez rm) and K101 (Kumu ʻAwaʻs rm) to pick up a May Day Court application. Applications will be available from Wednesday, 1/8, to Thursday, 1-16. If you have any questions, please go see Mr. Fernandez or Kumu ʻAwa.
2020 May Day Court Applications (1/8 - 1/16, 2020) Featured Photo

2020 Senior Song Practices Begin

Seniors! Your commencement song practices are starting on January 13th. Every Monday beginning January 13th, please report directly to the Pool when pd 2 ends. Song practice begins at the start of 1st recess. Anyone who reports more than 5 minutes late will be considered absent for that day's practice and will lose that ticket. If you have any questions, please see Mrs. Arbles.
2020 Senior Song Practices Begin Featured Photo

HIDOE Letter: Chapter 19 Revised

"The Hawaii Department of Education (HIDOE) is committed to create and sustain positive and supportive learning environments where our students feel safe, secure, and welcomed."
Chapter 19 Revised

Events Calendar


Where: Kona Community Aquatic Center, Kuakini Hwy, Kailua-Kona, HI 96740, USA
Time: 10 AM – 1 PM
January 25


Where: Hawaii Preparatory Academy, 65-1692 Kohala Mountain Rd, Waimea, HI 96743, USA
Time: 3 PM – 5:30 PM
January 25
  • 514 Graduating Students
  • 145 Hours of community Service
  • 922 Scholarships Awarded yearly
  • 26 Donations of Computers yearly

Social Hub & Gallery

Timmy is focused on taking photos.
Band students from the Bass Section
Tahitian dancers perform at May Day
Rad lookin' Brandon Hamamoto poses for the camera.
The 2019 May Day Court Queen performs vimeo
A violin student performs with intensity
Remington shows off his new hat.
Remington races on the track
Kara and Alyssa high five at the Christmas corners
Bandmaster Yvonne Yokoe
Luke smiles with his new intercom headset
May Day students get ready to perform. Gallery Link
A candid photo of two media students preparing for an event.
Timmy and Jared perform for an invisible crowd.