The morning matches are underway as of roughly 10:15 a.m. here at Neal Blaisdell Arena. The HHSAA is providing results via its in-house computerized system and I’ll post all of it as I receive it here at the press table. Nothing yet as there are six mats in action, a six-ring circus of championship wrestling. […]

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OIA East Player of the year—Hoku Afong, Moanalua. Coach of the year—Jay Hix, Kahuku. First team Attacker—Kamaile Aluli, Kahuku; Reanne Masaki, Roosevelt; Kai Hasegawa, Kaiser. Midfielder—Tori Chinen, Kalani; Noelle Mercado, Kaiser; Hoku Afong, Moanalua; Caitlin Tatemichi, Roosevelt. Defender—Nicole Nakasuji, Roosevelt; Dior Motas, Moanalua; Jaelyn Lowery, Kahuku; Alyssa Tanigawa, Castle. Goalie—Majorlyn McMillan, McKinley. Second team Attacker—Pikake […]

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You would figure a season-opening OIA baseball game would just be another game. But it wasn’t. Not with Ian Kahaloa pitching for Campbell. Not with four major league scouts at the park. After the game, at an 8-0 Campbell win over Waianae on Thursday in Ewa Beach, Sabers coach Rory Pico mentioned that the scouts […]

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These days when you go to a high school sporting event, you’ll hear the announcer say something like, “Let the players play, the coaches coach and the officials officiate.” And now, let the rivals be friends. It’s always been common to see players on competing Hawaii teams act friendly toward one another, or even be […]

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The ILH named ‘Iolani’s Kristen Hori the offensive player of the year and Kamehameha’s Hope Tsuneyoshi the defensive player of the year in girls soccer on Thursday. Hori led Iolani to the state tournmament final, where the Raiders lost to Mililani, 1-0. In addition, Punahou’s Starr Johnson, who guided the Buffanblu to the ILH title, […]

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Mililani’s Mari Nishiura won the OIA’s second girls golf tournament of the season on Monday at Mililani Golf Club. Nishiura fired an even-par 72 to capture the girls tournament by four shots over Kaiser’s Malia Nam. On the boys side, Kalani’s Robert Choy and Moanalua’s Shawn Lu tied for medalist honors with even-par 72s. Moanalua’s […]

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Michael Eletise’s magnetic winter has yet to end. San Jose State became the 19th university to offer a football scholarship to the Kaiser junior. Pacific Islands Athletic Alliance shared the news on its Facebook page this afternoon. Eletise, a 6-foot-4, 305-pound offensive lineman, announced the news on his Twitter page. AMAZINGLY THANKFUL to receive an […]

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Kaleb Gilmore and Kupaa Harrison of the state champion Kalaheo Mustangs head the public-school team roster in Saturday’s Geremy Robinson Senior Basketball Classic. The private and public-school teams will meet at Moanalua High School gym. Public-school team Denhym Brooke, Kahuku, 6-7, F Kevin Foster, Roosevelt, 6-0, G Clarence Gathers, Mililani, 6-8, C Kaleb Gilmore, Kalaheo, […]

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HIGHLIGHTS FIRST HALF THIRD QUARTER FOURTH QUARTER Fourth-quarter highlights. New City Nissan/HHSAA Boys Basketball Division I State Championships, Finals. No. 3 Kalaheo (OIA third place) vs. No. 5 ‘Iolani (ILH runner-up). Stan Sheriff Center. Saturday, Feb. 28, 2015. Score: Mustangs 53, Raiders 46.

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IThe state won’t hand Teshya Alo and Lelelei Mataafa their third state crowns until Saturday, but they might as well. Alo won the ILH unopposed last week while Mataafa cruised to her third MIL title. Mataafa will need to win three matches for another state title and Alo will have four, but the question will […]

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