Athletic administration

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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This is an extended version of a story about former Oklahoma and Seattle Seahawks linebacker Brian Bosworth that ran in the Wednesday edition of the Honolulu Star-Advertiser. Brian Bosworth was an electric football player with a flamboyant personality and a colorful haircut to match. The emphasis of the last sentence is on “was.” As “The […]

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Hawaii’s high school athletic directors are at the Hilton Waikoloa Village this week on the Big Island. They will discuss proposals initiated by the state’s five sports leagues and vote on possible changes. Not too many noteworthy items are on the agenda for the 55th annual Hawaii Interscholastic Athletic Directors Association conference that runs through […]

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Former Oklahoma and Seattle Seahawks linebacker Brian Bosworth is on the agenda to be a guest speaker at the Hawaii Interscholastic Athletic Directors Association conference at the Hilton Waikoloa Village on Tuesday. Bosworth, who fans called “The Boz,” was well known for his radical hairstyles and controversial comments about the NCAA. He was a two-time […]

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