Boys basketball

After five seasons and state titles in both Division I and Division II, Alika Smith has stepped down as boys basketball coach at Kalaheo. Smith cited philosophical differences with administration at the school in an interview with Paul Honda for a story running in Tuesday’s Honolulu Star-Advertiser. Smith was hired in the summer of 2010 […]

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Farrington’s Steven Leopoldo will move over from coaching the varsity girls basketball team to become the head coach of the boys varsity, Governors athletic director Harold Tanaka said Wednesday. Leopoldo coached the girls team at the varsity level for the last three seasons and won the OIA White title two years ago. He has been […]

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When the high school basketball season ended in February, word got around that Maryknoll’s super sophomore Justice Sueing Jr. might transfer to Mater Dei of California. The 6-foot-5 swingman denied the rumor. His 6-5 freshman teammate, Brian Washington, asked Sueing to promise that he wouldn’t be going anywhere. After all, with a very young lineup, […]

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No receiver in the history of high school football in Hawaii has covered more ground than Punahou’s Kanawai Noa, but he might have left more yards on the sidelines. Noa will be inducted into the Enterprise / HHSAA Hall of Honor on June 7 at Dole Cannery Square’s Pomaikai Ballroom. The three-sport star finished his […]

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Punahou never rebuilds, it just reloads with guys like Micah Ma’a. With Hall of Honor recepient Larry Tuileta gone, the Buffanblu boys volleyball team was supposed to come back to the pack a little bit. But everything seemed just the same, if not better, as Punahou cruised to another state crown. A huge part of […]

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Hall pass: BJ Hosaka

by Jerry Campany on June 5, 2015

BJ Hosaka has outgrown his fish bowl. Hosaka was the big fish at tiny Hawaii Baptist as a four year starter in both basketball and volleyball and will be rewarded for it on June 7 at the Dole Cannery Square’s Pomaikai Ballroom when he is inducted into the Enterprise / HHSAA Hall of Honor. He […]

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Brian McInnis updated the universe known as University of Hawaii Rainbow Warrior Men’s Basketball on Sunday night with a unique story about Samuta Avea. For those who don’t follow prep basketball in the islands, a brief synopsis: Avea is a 6-foot-5 sophomore who was a key player at Kahuku for the past two seasons. His […]

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Mililani athletic director Glenn Nitta has been busy, overseeing the department that brought home the football, boys soccer and girls soccer state championships during the recently concluded school sports year. Nitta, who is also a coordinator for the state baseball tournament, took some time Tuesday to comment about departing coaches Ed Gonzales and John Robinson. […]

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He was a basketball player at Kalaheo High School a dozen years ago, then a girls basketball coach at his alma mater. And then, he moved on. Neil Bowers was an assistant coach at Castle the past two years, where he is also a teacher. Two days ago, he learned that he will be the […]

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It’s official. Saint Louis hired Allan Silva as its varsity basebetall coach, Crusaders athletic director Wade Okamura announced Friday. Hawaii Prep World reported on Wednesday that a trusted source close to the situation said Silva would be the next coach at the school, replacing the outgoing Keith Spencer. Silva coached Farrington the for the past […]

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