State champion Taylor Lau of St. Francis is the top seed in the Clay Benham ILH tennis tournament next week in girls singles, with Punahou’s Kawika Lam predictably in the top spot in boys singles. The tournament begins on Monday at Central Oahu Regional Park and will declare champions on Wednesday. Lau gets a bye […]


Moanalua will be going for its fourth-straight OIA championship as the top seed in next week’s league tournament. Na Menehune went through the regular season undefeated and can make coach Alan Cabanting the first coach since Roosevelt’s Robin Goo from 1977-1980 to win four straight OIA titles. Doug Hee won the title for Moanalua in […]


Game time is 45 minutes away in this showdown for the OIA West crown. As far as playoff implications go, the winner gets the top seed in the West and the loser gets the second. Either way, Campbell and Mililani will have first-round byes. Unlike the ILH, where regular-season placing can figure into the equation […]


A wild and wacky ILH Division I baseball season will only get crazier starting Friday night as the postseason tournament gets underway at Ala Wai Field. Fifth-seeded ‘Iolani (3-9) takes on fourth-seeded Punahou (4-8) in the first game at 6 p.m. at Ala Wai Field. The Buffanblu outscored the Raiders 15-4 in two wins to […]


It was William Shakespeare’s Hamlet who once uttered the words, “Perchance to dream.” The Washington State Cougars are certainly doing that. With this morning’s scholarship offer to ‘Iolani junior wide receiver/kicker Keoni-Kordell Makekau, that makes a total of seven offers to Hawaii football players. The Cougars are dreaming of a 2015-19 era with QB Tua […]


Keoni-Kordell Makekau has his first FBS scholarship offer, and it couldn’t have come from a more pass-happy program. Washington State, coached by Mike Leach, made an offer to the ‘Iolani wide receiver this morning. Makekau had 49 receptions for 756 yards and seven touchdowns last fall to help the Raiders capture the Division II state […]

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The 2015 Team Aloha girls basketball roster has been selected, and it has a distinctly neighbor island flavor. Seven of the nine players, selected by team chairman Mufi Hannemann, head coach Fran Villarmia-Kahawai and assistant coach Rodney Cavaco, are from the Big Island and Maui. Chanelle Molina, the Star-Advertiser player of the year, leads the […]


Kahuku is down to five finalists for the vacant head football coach job, according to sources close to the program. According to multiple sources, four candidates are confirmed. Another candidate — Ron McBride, the biggest name of the bunch — is speculation due to the fact that the information came from only one trusted Honolulu […]


Kamehameha linebacker Tainoa Foster received a scholarship offer to play football for the University of Hawaii in 2016, according to his coach Doug Cosbie. Foster also tweeted the news recently. “It’s still early in the process,” Cosbie said. “He’s getting a lot of attention and they offered him during the junior days (Saturday, when juniors […]


She swings a mighty bat, fields with a leather glove and one day… Krystin Wong will be handling scalpels and saving lives. The Punahou softball player was one of 59 student-athletes from around Oahu who signed a letter of intent this morning during the Pacific Islands Athletic Alliance signing ceremony at the Honolulu Elks Lodge, […]