Hawaii Sports

There’s no secret to Lahainaluna’s success. The Lunas are going to try to pound the ball down ‘Iolani’s throat. If there’s one player on the ‘Iolani defense that can stand out and have a big game it’s defensive end Christian Naeole. Our Trench Warfare episode on this side of the ball pits Naeole (5-9, 186, […]


Aloha Stadium is expecting a large crowd for Friday’s state championship football games, urging fans to get their tickets early. Iolani and Lahainaluna will kick off at 4:30 p.m., followed by Mililani and Punahou. The Stadium’s media relations department sent out a release on Thursday saying they expect to exceed 25,000 paying customers, beating the […]

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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 […]


Here we go again. There is no end in sight to the annual state girls volleyball title match featuring Kamehameha and Punahou as the combatants. The Warriors and Buffanblu play tonight for the state championship for the sixth year in a row, and Kamehameha (17-0) has won seven of the last nine titles. “It’s a […]


State football brackets

by Jerry Campany on November 1, 2014

Division I Kahuku vs. Hilo, 7:30 Friday at Aloha Stadium. Winner plays Punahou Maui vs. Campbell or Farrington, 4:30 Friday at Aloha Stadium. Winner plays Mililani. Division II Nanakuli at Kamehmaeha-Hawaii, 3:00 Saturday. Winner plays Lahainaluna. Pearl City at Kapaa at Vidinha Stadium, 3:00 Saturday. Winner plays Iolani.


(Here’s the longer version of this morning’s story in the Honolulu Star-Advertiser.) It was months in the works, but the Oahu Interscholastic Association has made it official: transferring student-athletes will have to sit out one year. The vote by OIA principals was 18-0 in favor of the change. Currently, a student-athlete can play immediately at […]


Campbell football notes

by Jerry Campany on October 21, 2014

Campbell … >> Has shut out three opponents >> Has run the ball more than 22 times in every game with a high of 48 against Moanalua >> Only been held under 100 yards rushing twice, against Kailua and Kapolei >> Has scored a rushing TD in each of its last five games >> Had […]


Kamehameha-Hawaii keeps climbing the ladder one rung at a time. The Warriors started the season at No. 7 and steadily knocked off teams until reaching No. 4 in the latest Star-Advertiser volleyball poll. ‘Iolani was Kamehameha-Hawaii’s latest victim, moving the Raiders down to No. 5. ‘Iolani was coming off its best match of the year, […]


With overwhelming wins over Division II teams, Saint Louis and Kamehameha moved up two spots each in the Honolulu Star-Advertiser’s Top 10 football poll this week. The Crusaders are No. 3 and the Warriors are No. 4. Farrington, after its 41-14 loss to Mililani, took a tumble from No. 3 to No. 6, and Leilehua […]


Kamehameha struck first. Will it be Punahou’s turn? You can find out at noon on Saturday at Kekuhaupio Gym on the Warriors’ Kapalama campus. Top-ranked Kamehameha and No. 2 Punahou meet for the second time this season in ILH girls volleyball. On Sept. 25, Tiyana Hallums had 12 kills for Kamehameha, mostly on sets by Kamalani […]