Archives for March 2015

Peer Mediation Encourage Classmates to Talk it Out

To view the article in the March 2015 issue of Kohala Mountain News, click here.   Conflict is an inevitable part of life. Some people seek to avoid or withdraw from conflict, taking a more passive approach, while others confront conflict head on, sometimes with verbal or physical aggression. Students in North Kohala are learning to address […]

8 mediators from Kohala Middle and High Schools attended the 28th Annual Peer Mediation Conference on Oahu in February, 2015

  L to R:  Melony Tavares – West Hawaii Mediation Center, Kayleen Cordeiro, Myshayla Gusman, Mya Bartsch, Anela Medeiros, Kayla Francisco, Robyn Skudlarek – West Hawaii Mediation Center, Lauren Canton – Kohala Middle School counselor, Skyler Marcom-Roinson, Patrick Nelson

UHH A.L.E.X. Volunteer Fair

  The West Hawaii Mediation Center teamed up with Ku’ikahi Mediation Center at UH Hilo on March 18th for its bi-annual ALEX Volunteer Fair. Students were able to visit the booths of multiple non-profits present to sign-up for volunteer positions available. It was a great success talking and educating students about mediation, the process and […]