Mock Trial Team Makes Strong Opening Statement


Congratulations to the NHIS Mock Trial team, who was able to get their 1st Defendant acquitted last night at the First Circuit Court in Honolulu!

Charles Kaohu won an award for “Outstanding Defense Attorney” and Tala Ealim won an award for “Outstanding Defense Witness”!

Other students who participated and deserve recognition:

Chab Kekua (Bailiff)

Kiana Redd (Opening Argument)

Dalton Botelho (Expert Witness)

Jessika Furuto-Dana (Notetaker)

Olivia Weaver (Closing Argument)

Chaly Belford  (Defense Attorney)

Cierra Kakalia (Defense Attorney)

Jadelyn McShane (Defense Witness)

Next week the team assumes the role of the “Prosecution” and challenge Pearl City High School. If anyone wants to come and support, Court begins at 5:00 p.m. and takes place at 777 Punchbowl Street.  Thanks for supporting the kids!