Girls basketball

As much as any coach, Chico Furtado understands the futility of making too much of a 7-0 start in preseason basketball. But the longtime coach was thankful on the eve of Thanksgiving. The Maryknoll Spartans ran away from previously unbeaten Kailua 60-35 on Wednesday night before a fairly sizable home crowd at Clarence T.C. Ching […]

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June 26 Lahaina basketball players putting in hard work over the summer Lahaina News Thursday, Nov. 13 • Waiakea Tournament √ Konawaena 64, Kamehameha-Hawaii 20 √ Maui 69, Keaau 24 √ Waimea 62, Waiakea 60 Friday, Nov. 14 • Nonconference √ Konawaena 77, Waiakea 21 √ Waimea 60, Keaau 44 • Waiakea Tournament √ Konawaena […]

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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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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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(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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Saturday’s scores ‘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 47, Punahou 46 Hilo 52, Kaiser 28 Sunday’s scores Lahainaluna 51, Punahou 49, OT Roosevelt 48, Hilo 42 Leilehua 52, Honokaa 46 ‘Iolani 62, Kaiser 13 7:55 a.m. […]

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A dozen volleyball players were among nearly three dozen student-athletes who signed their letters of intent early Wednesday morning at the Elks Lodge in Waikiki. The event, hosted each signing season by Pacific Islands Athletic Alliance (PIAA), featured a multitude of sports for the fall signing period. The 12 volleyball players include UH signee McKenna […]

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Khe Kaiser girls basketball team will host the Ted Fukushima Invitational preseason tournament starting on Saturday. Teams from the BIIF, MIL, ILH and OIA will participate. Saturday’s schedule has teams playing two games each. Saturday 9:30 a.m. ‘Iolani vs. Leilehua 11 a.m. Honokaa vs. Roosevelt 12:30 p.m. Kaiser vs. Lahainaluna 2 p.m. Punahou vs. Hilo […]

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Farrington senior Penina Faumui will play basketball at powerhouse Blinn College next season. Faumui is a Star-Advertiser All-State Fab 15 selection, a multi-skilled player who can play guard and forward. Blinn, a community college in Brenham, Texas, reached the quarterfinals of the national junior college (NJCAA) women’s basketball championship in March. The Buccaneers were ranked […]

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Team Aloha wins tourney

by Paul Honda on April 28, 2014

Team Aloha captured the championship of the 17th annual Arizona Elite Spring Classic on Sunday in Phoenix, Ariz. Chanelle Molina, the Star-Advertiser all-state player of the year from Konawaena, scored 15 points and Farrington junior Jeneva Toilolo had 13 to lead Team Aloha over Oregon Elite White 44-39 in the tournament final. “When we left […]

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