The dilemma for Konawaena’s girls basketball team — a good problem or source of stress, depending on perspective — has simmered. For coach Bobbie Awa, the arrival of three prominent Lahainaluna players recently could be a blessing or a curse, depending on how things unfold over the course of the next few weeks. Konawaena is […]

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Mililani quarterback McKenzie Milton chats after the No. 2 Trojans upset No. 1 Punahou 53-45 in the Division I final of the First Hawaiian Bank/HHSAA State Championships. Milton passed for 421 yards and seven TDs in the win.

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Girls hoops schedule 11/25

by Paul Honda on November 25, 2014

Friday, Nov. 14 • Nonconference √ Konawaena 77, Waiakea 21 √ Waimea 60, Keaau 44 Saturday, Nov. 15 • Ted Fukushima Invitational (Kaiser) √ ‘Iolani 54, Leilehua 36
 √ Roosevelt 53, Honokaa 19
 √ Lahainaluna 69, Kaiser 34
 √ Punahou 48, Hilo 37
 √ Lahainaluna 65, Leilehua 43
 √ ‘Iolani 56, Honokaa 29
 √ Roosevelt […]

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Boys hoops schedule 11/25

by Paul Honda on November 25, 2014

(Games will be added to the list as we receive the info. Please send game schedules and scores to sports@staradvertiser.com, CC phonda@staradvertiser.com. Mahalo!) Tuesday, Nov. 25 Hoops for the holidays Star-Advertiser Transfers boost Maryknoll, Kalaheo, Farrington Hawaii Prep World Wednesday, Dec. 3 • James Alegre Invitational 3 p.m. Honokaa vs. Farrington 4:30 p.m. Punahou vs. […]

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(A shorter version of this story ran in this morning’s Star-Advertiser.) The parking lot at Maryknoll was busy, as usual, on Monday morning. Cars pulling in, kids stepping off, rain falling to the pavement. Teacher and boys basketball coach Kelly Grant remembers a time when rain meant a wet asphalt court unless then-coach Tony Sellitto […]

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(A shorter version of this story ran in this morning’s Star-Advertiser.) The girls season opened two weeks prior to the boys, the time gap giving programs at many schools a chance to avoid practice-schedule conflicts. Two girls tournaments have already wrapped up. Maryknoll has been the early-preseason beneficiary, going 6-0 combined in tournaments at Farrington […]

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Top-seeded Lahainaluna and second-seeded ‘Iolani squared off in the Division II final of the First Hawaiian Bank/HHSAA Football State Championships at Aloha Stadium. ‘Iolani took control from the start en route to a 31-14 win, collecting its eighth D-II state crown in the last 11 seasons.

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The Life Champion Senior Bowl, operated by Hawaii Football Club, released its roster for the Dec. 6 exhibition game today. The roster is filled with seniors from across the islands, including Oahu. The teams have not been determined yet, but the birth of this exhibition is a relief for ILH and OIA players who had […]

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Fred Ulu-Perry had a dominant season as Saint Louis’ left tackle. He also carried the comfort of bleeding his team’s navy blue and red, and UCLA’s powder blue and gold. He orally committed to the Bruins early in the season and never wavered. He is, however, still going on official visits, and it doesn’t get […]

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His heart says play basketball. But Semisi Uluave’s mind says it’s time to move on to a big, bright future. Punahou’s 6-foot-6, 315-pound offensive lineman has decided to give up basketball to focus on football. “Well, I had to think really hard and long about it. My parents really were supportive and helpful towards me […]

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