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HHSAA to host statisticians workshop July 29

By Nick Abramo on July 6, 2017

The Hawaii High School Athletic Association will be presenting a free football statisticians workshop on July 29 from 1-4 p.m. at Kaimuki High School. The workshop will be led by sports information veteran Thomas Yoshida. It is geared to get more trained statisticians in the field. Scorekeepers of the various Hawaii football teams at all levels are welcome to attend. For more information, call 792-3914.

Concussion workshop coming soon

By Nick Abramo on July 6, 2017

The Hawaii Concussion Awareness and Management Program will be conducting a community concussion workshop July 13 at the Farrington High School auditorium. The presentation begins at 6:30 p.m. and is free to the public, but preregistration is required for those that need a certificate of attendance. This is one of at least two concussion clinics that HCAMP provides each year. The presenters include Dr. Benjamin Chun of Kaiser Permanente, Dr. Rachel Coel of the Queen’s Center for Sports Medicine, and […]

The Priory’s Jones is a born leader

By Nick Abramo on June 14, 2017

Jordan Jones laughed if off, but didn’t slough it off as impossible. At the end of a seven-minute interview, The Priory’s Jones — who is the president of the Hawaii High School Athletic Association Student Advisory Committee — was reminded that the U.S. has never had a woman president. Of course, Jones is already aware of that fact, and while she was laughing she said, “I would love to be one day.” It is not an immediate goal, if a […]

Trainers to educate at Kapiolani Park run

By Paul Honda on March 11, 2017

In a world where so many high school student-athletes and college students show a deep interest in becoming athletic trainers, this event at Kapiolani Park on Sunday might be the place to be. The event is part of National Athletic Training Month. The Oahu Interscholastic Association of Athletic Trainers will provide service on Sunday for trainers who will run or walk around the park for 6.7 hours in relay fashion to honor the 67th anniversary of the National Athletic Trainers […]

Chee settles in as Kaiser athletic director

By Nick Abramo on January 28, 2017

Funny how things happen when you’re on the Hawaii Prep World trail. After being assigned duties away from the high school beat for a few months, the first assignment back was the OIA swimming and diving championships at Veterans Memorial Aquatic Complex in Waipio on Saturday. Before going, it was time to check the internet to see which of the OIA athletic directors is in charge of that event. Turns out, Bryan Almadova was the person listed as the OIA […]

Q&A: Chun on HHSAA D-I football seedings

By Paul Honda on October 25, 2016

A whole new world is where the Hawaii High School Athletic Association is heading this postseason. On Monday, seeding and pairings for the new-look First Hawaiian Bank/HHSAA Division I State Football Championships were released, and after less than 24 hours, public response has been varied, to say the least. The first year of this pilot program — expanding from two levels, Divisions I and II, to three (adding Open Division) will take time for fans, coaches, players, administrators to digest. […]

OIA, ILH volleyball games canceled

By Hawaii Prep World on August 31, 2016

All girls volleyball matches in both the OIA and ILH as well as ILH junior varsity girls tennis matches scheduled for Wednesday have been canceled. Makeup dates will be announced. Moanalua’s White, junior varsity and varsity matches against Roosevelt have been moved to Saturday, Sept. 10, beginning at 4 p.m.

Ane: ‘Very appreciative’ of new format

By Paul Honda on August 24, 2016

With the Interscholastic League of Honolulu having much to gain with the recent format change to the state football tournaments, it’s no surprise that Punahou coach Kale Ane is pleased. The longtime coach and assistant athletic director found out about the Hawaii High School Athletic Association’s decision after Punahou’s late-afternoon practice on Monday. “Great news for all of us. Very appreciative to those who got this done,” Ane texted. “Looking forward to an exciting year and an exciting finish.” Punahou […]