Athletic administration

Ed Paola is a new associate athletic director at Kamehameha. “He is a real good fit for us,” Warriors athletic director Glennie Adams said. “He has a wealth of experience in athletic administration. He’s personable and works well with our coaches, parents and student-athletes.” Paola is one of two Kamehameha associate ADs. The other is […]

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Jerry Campany‘s Hawaii Prep World article about Mililani head coach Rod York‘s comment that “football is supposed to be fun” resonated with a lot of people. And the whole point of it — to show that there is a huge disparity between Oahu’s power teams and the so-so teams — was right on. There is ALWAYS talk […]

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Dave Kannewurf is the new athletic director at Le Jardin Academy in Kailua, school principal Vicki McNeill announced on Friday. “We are excited to welcome Dave Kannewurf as our newest Bulldog and director of athletics,” McNeill said in a news release. “I am impressed with Dave’s experience and enthusiasm, which is already evidenced by a […]

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Melia Takakusagi and Raymond Hines were awarded National Interscholastic Athletic Administators Association scholarships at the recent Hawaii Interscholastic Athletic Directors Association conference at the Hilton Waikoloa Villiage earlier this month. Takakusagi participates in air riflery for Waimea and Hines is a water polo player and paddler for Mid-Pacific.

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Athletic directors Gregory Van Cantfort of Kalani, Harold Tanaka of Farrington and Jeff Meister of Punahou and were given awards for their service in the 2014-15 school year earlier this month at the Hawaii Interscholastic Athletic Directors Association conference at Hilton Waikoloa Village on the Big Island. Van Cantfort received the National Interscholastic Athletic Administrators […]

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Two Oahu high schools are looking for varsity baseball coaches. The Honolulu Star-Advertiser and Hawaii Prep World learned this week that Waialua coach Terry Onizuka and Pac-Five coach Dennis Fukunaga will not be returning next season. No reason was given by either Waialua athletic director Bryce Kaneshiro or Pac-Five AD Peter Estomago. Onizuka went 3-7 […]

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Glenn Tokunaga will go from adminstration of sports at Waianae to watching his kids play more often. Sports has been the name of the game for Tokunaga for a long time, and he won’t have to do as much planning now that he will be retiring as the Waianae athletic director. Tokunaga told the Honolulu […]

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LIVE BLOG: OIA banquet

by Nick Abramo on June 17, 2015

Here at the Ala Moana Hotel ballroom for the Oahu Interscholastic Association school-year end banquet. Saw a lot of OIA VIPs already — Sam Delos Reyes, the athletic director at Campbell, a school which manufactured more than a few league championships in 2014-15 is taking registrations at the front door. Farrington AD Harold Tanaka stepped up […]

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The Hawaii High School Athletic Association executive board meets throughout the year, making decisions that affect member schools and athletes and their families statewide. The board last met Thursday at the Hilton Waikoloa Village on the Big Island, where it reviewed the Hawaii Interscholastic Athletic Directors Association’s recommendations on proposals made by its general assembly […]

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Football season will stay a little bit more like football season. A proposal that would have allowed high school football teams to start one week earlier — from July 20 to July 13 — took a wild ride through Hawaii’s athletic directors and decision makers this week at the Hilton Waikoloa Village. It had some […]

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