HONOLULU (HawaiiNewsNow) - This year's Kamehameha Schools Kapalama valedictorian is a star student and athlete with a deep connection to his Hawaiian roots. He gives back to his school, community and preserves the Hawaiian culture through restoring an ancient fishpond on the North Shore.
Jennifer Robbins shares Nakoa Farrant's inspiring story.
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