Girls basketball

For anyone who has been to the Moanalua gym recently, you’ve seen this big, colorful, beautiful new scoreboard. It’s way more than a scoreboard actually. It’s made up of multiple TV screens and can be used for presentations at school assemblies and also by coaches to show live or recorded videos of a practice session […]


Konawaena’s Chanelle Molina, the multi-sport star who is headed to Washington State to play basketball next season, was named to the CBS MaxPreps Girls All-America fifth team Wednesday. Molina comes from a long line of Wildcats stars who have made a statewide impact and beyond. That list also includes Lia Galdeira, who was drafted by […]


It’s been quite a ride for Lia Galdeira, and the spotlight just turned a bit brighter. The former Star-Advertiser Girls Basketball All-State Player of the Year from Konawaena was drafted by the WNBA’s Washington Mystics on Thursday. Galdeira is the first high school player from Hawaii to be drafted by the pro league. At Konawaena, […]


It was the best of times. It was the worst of times. Fifty high school seniors declared their future plans by signing letters of intent on Wednesday morning in another pristine and beautiful setting at the Honolulu Elks Lodge in Waikiki. That’s the good news. The bad? This was the final LOI signing event hosted […]


Three days after Konawaena defended its girls basketball Division I state championship, Chanelle Molina participated in the Mufi Hannemann Jamboree with sisters Celena Jane and Cherilyn and dozens of high school and ex-college players. Then she took one last shot — from halfcourt. First try: All net. Molina will play for Washington State next season. […]


Kaiser junior varsity girls basketball head coach Jamie Nerona has been dismissed for undisclosed reasons, according to Department of Education spokesperson Lindsay Chambers. Under the DOE’s privacy policy, school officials, including athletic directors and principals, are not allowed to discuss personnel details. The dismissal is the latest in a string of controversy at Kaiser. Simon […]


Konawaena two-sport standout Chanelle Molina is the Gatorade Hawaii girls basketball player of the year for the third time in a row, the Gatorade Company announced Thursday. Molina, who led the Wildcats to a 26-1 overall record and the state Division I championship, was named the Honolulu Star-Advertiser’s player of the year last week. She […]


The bonus votes in the Star-Advertiser Girls Basketball All-State balloting includes some always fascinating looks at all-defense and most improved honors as submitted by coaches and media panelists. Most Improved 1. Cherilyn Molina, Konawaena. While her oldest sister, Chanelle, was injured for most of the Big Island Interscholastic Federation season, Cherilyn Molina carried a bigger […]


As if they needed it, the neighbor islands got another example of its dominance of prep girls basketball. Led by Chanelle Molina again this year, neighbor island girls have been the player of the year in eight of the last nine years. The only exception is Princess Lauvao of Kaimuki in 2013. The ILH hasn’t […]


The ILH released its 2016 girls basketball all-star teams on Monday as voted on by league coaches. DIVISION I Player of the year—Tyra Moe, Sr, Punahou Coach of the year—Chico Furtado, Maryknoll FIRST TEAM Camy Aguinaldo, Jr, ‘Iolani Alexis Delovio, Sr, Maryknoll Vonica Malufau, Sr, Punahou Kamaile Kandiah, Jr, Punahou Jessica Hanashiro, Sr, Sacred Hearts […]