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All-State volleyball newspaper archives since 1988

By Jerry Campany on November 27, 2017

Hawaii volleyball fans are guaranteed to get a mega blast from the past by checking out the Honolulu Advertiser, Honolulu Star-Bulletin and Honolulu Star-Advertiser newspaper archives of the various girls All-State teams through the years. Please be patient, it takes a few minutes to load.

Slideshow: As usual, ILH dominates All-State volleyball

By Jerry Campany on November 26, 2017

Now more than ever, volleyball talent in Hawaii resides in the ILH. Oahu’s private-school league garnered 12 of the 15 players on the Star-Advertiser’s season-ending All-State team, tying the record it held in 2015 and 2008. The fewest ILH players on the Fab 15, which began in the Star-Bulletin in 2007, was eight in 2013. So the ILH has always had more than half of the representation. Kamehameha put three players on the Fab 15 this year, with all of […]

Kaahaaina-Torres leads ILH volleyball all stars

By Hawaii Prep World on November 20, 2017

The ILH announced its girls volleyball all-star teams over the weekend as voted on by league coaches. In Division I, ‘Iolani senior outside hitter Saige Ka’aha’aina-Torres was named the player of the year while Kainoa Obrey of ‘Iolani and Chris Blake of Kamehameha shared coach of the year honors. Le Jardin senior Natalie Piper won player of the year honors in Division II with Damien’s Don Faumuina the coach of the year. Lanakila Baptist senior Shayne Punua won the top […]

Signing Day: 40 make their college dreams a reality

By Paul Honda on November 8, 2017

Amalia Paige Hilliard saw the writing on the wall years ago. Or actually, there was writing on the table. Year after year, season after season, young Paige sat at the entrance on Letter-of-Intent Signing Day for then-host Pacific Islands Athletic Alliance. High school seniors from virtually every sport filtered through the doors of the Honolulu Elks Lodge in Waikiki or the rode the escalator up to the Sheraton Waikiki Ballrooms. There were the PIAA volunteers, ready and able to assist. […]

‘Iolani’s Ka’aha’aina-Torres makes AA second team

By Billy Hull on November 1, 2017

‘Iolani senior outside hitter Saige Ka’aha’aina-Torres, who helped lead the Raiders to the Division I state final three years in a row for the first time in school history, was named to the Under Armour Girls High School All-America second team today. Ka’aha’aina-Torres averaged 4.9 kills per set and led ‘Iolani to a 31-11 overall record, including its first ever Ann Kang Invitational championship. The only senior on ‘Iolani this season, Ka’aha’aina-Torres also had 33 aces, 211 assists, 33 aces […]

Kahuku, Mililani, Hawaii Baptist finish in Top 10

By Nick Abramo on October 30, 2017

With solid showings in the state tournament, three teams — Kahuku, Hawaii Baptist and Mililani — jumped into the Honolulu Star-Advertiser girls volleyball Top 10 final rankings released Monday. Kahuku (13-6), which had an up-and-down regular season and won the third-place Division I match over league rival Kapolei, checked in at No. 7. Hawaii Baptist (13-5) moved into the No. 9 slot by making the D-II final, where the Eagles lost in four sets to Le Jardin. Mililani (13-3) stepped […]

VIDEO: Le Jardin wins 2nd state title

By Paul Honda on October 30, 2017

Outside hitter Natalie Piper (22 kills, 19 digs) and opposite Julia Fisher (23 kills, 10 digs, 3 block assists) chat after Le Jardin outlasted Hawaii Baptist in four sets to win its second title in a row at the New City Nissan/HHSAA Girls Volleyball Division II State Championships. Saturday, Oct. 28, 2017. Blaisdell Arena.

VIDEO: Epic finish, Kamehameha vs. ‘Iolani

By Paul Honda on October 29, 2017

An epic finish — seven match points — to another monumental championship season for Kamehameha in a sweep of defending champion ‘Iolani in the finals of the New City Nissan/HHSAA State Championships at Blaisdell Arena.. Saturday, Oct. 28, 2017.