PBS Hawaii HIKI NŌ 420
Chiefess Kamakahelei Middle School: Young Poet
Our next story is by students from Kauai's Chiefess Kamakahelei Middle School, but it was produced all the way in Los Angeles, California at the Student Television Network Convention in March of 2013. In addition to Chiefess Kamakahelei, several middle and high schools from Hawaii attended the convention. Over the course of four days, two thousand five hundred students from around the country participated in breakout sessions, workshops, and various on-site contests. Many Hawaii schools took home awards from these competitions. In the Spot Feature category, students were all given the same topic and had just five hours to find, shoot, produce, and edit a story. The students from Chiefess Kamakahelei took first place with this story about a passionate poet.