Class of 2020 celebrates graduation

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    Waimea High School graduate Makeyah Wisneski celebrates with an air horn, Friday during the alternative graduation at the Kaua‘i Raceway Park.

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    Kaua‘i High School graduate Kamu Peahu leans out in celebration, Friday during the alternative graduation convoy through Nawiliwili.

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    Waimea High School graduates celebrate the water bridge created by a Kaua‘i Fire Department fire truck, Friday during the convoy spanning the Kaua‘i Raceway Park to the site of the sugar mill in Waimea where they were greeted by the after party coordinated by the Waimea High School Project Grad.

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    Waimea High School graduate Chelsey Chikahiro celebrates with her family in the safety of their car, Friday during the allternative graduation held at the Kaua‘i Raceway Park in Mana.

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    Kaua‘i High School graduates Bethannie Alfanso and Deannalyn Alfanso greet convoy spectators, Friday during the alternative graduation convoy that prefaced the live stream commencement.

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    A Kaua‘i High School graduate is jubilant, Friday during the alternative graduation convoy that ended at the school.

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    The 3 Crazy hot rod carries Kaua‘i Complex Area Superintendent William Arakaki, driven by Jeannie Warren, Friday to lead the Kaua‘i High School alternative graduation convoy through Nawiliwili.

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    Kapa‘a 2020 graduate Talia Washington decorated her car during Friday afternoon’s graduation commencement ceremony at Kapa’a High School. Washington was one of 34 of the Warriors’ valedictorian students.

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    Kapa’a High School faculty (from left) Liz Steiner, Crystal Rowe, Martin Antonio, and Richard Sypniewski pose for a picture during Kapa’a High School’s 2020 commencement ceremony Friday afternoon at Kapa’a High School. They were part of a crew that spent hours preparing gift baskets for the students during the 2020 Kapa‘a High School commencement Friday afternoon at Kapa‘a High.

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    Kapa’a 2020 graduate Makana Brustowicz awaits his moment to walk the stage by his parent’s car Friday afternoon outside the Ron Martin Field on the Kapa‘a High campus.

LIHU‘E — The Class of 2020 celebrated commencement convoy-style on Friday with more than 600 seniors turning the tassel in graduation ceremonies that looked much different than the normal pomp and circumstance in light of the global COVID-19 pandemic.

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