Hawaii Sports

LIVE BLOG: OIA banquet

by Nick Abramo on June 17, 2015

Here at the Ala Moana Hotel ballroom for the Oahu Interscholastic Association school-year end banquet. Saw a lot of OIA VIPs already — Sam Delos Reyes, the athletic director at Campbell, a school which manufactured more than a few league championships in 2014-15 is taking registrations at the front door. Farrington AD Harold Tanaka stepped up […]

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The Kamehameha surf team successfully defended its title over the weekend at the NSSA National Interscholastic Championships at Dana Point, Calif. Cayla Moore, a senior for the Warriors’ club team, defended her national shortboard title, and senior Imaikalani Devault finished in fourth place in the men’s shortboard. Other Kamehameha team members were seniors Charlie Akao, […]

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  The 33rd annual Hall of Honor banquet felt a lot like a family reunion. Neil Everett, last year’s speaker, made an appearance via video to surprise Hawaii News Now’s Fran Weems, this year’s featured speaker. Weems had been inducted a decade before. But for all those two professionals said, the most memorable words were […]

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This might be the golden age of high school swimming. Kanoa Kaleoaloha will be the fifth swimmer in the last three years inducted into the Enterprise / HHSAA Hall of Honor at Dole Cannery Square’s Pomaikai Ballroom on June 7. He will be inducted with Mid-Pacific’s Lena Hayakawa, the second straight year multiple swimmers have […]

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Ian Kahaloa has raised the bar for baseball players in Hawaii. A year after Jordan Yamamoto of Saint Louis and Kodi Medeiros of Waiakea thrilled scouts and fans at the state baseball tournament, Kahaloa has earned something that neither of the professional pitchers has. Kahaloa will be inducted into the Enterprise / HHSAA Hall of […]

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Hall pass: BJ Hosaka

by Jerry Campany on June 5, 2015

BJ Hosaka has outgrown his fish bowl. Hosaka was the big fish at tiny Hawaii Baptist as a four year starter in both basketball and volleyball and will be rewarded for it on June 7 at the Dole Cannery Square’s Pomaikai Ballroom when he is inducted into the Enterprise / HHSAA Hall of Honor. He […]

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Campbell football coach Amosa Amosa has his staff in place for 2015, he told the Honolulu Star-Advertiser and Hawaii Prep World on Monday. The Sabers’ staff is listed below. >> Head coach, offensive coordinator, quarterbacks: Amosa Amosa >> Quarterbacks: Tony Kalili >> Wide receivers/slotbacks: Wyatt Tau >> Offensive line: Taylor Hamilton >> Running backs: Junior […]

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It’s hard to boil Gabbie Ewing‘s contribution to Hawaii Prep athletics by mere numbers. As a soccer player, she controls the middle and isn’t asked to put up obscene goal totals like Leo Klink and Sonest Furtado did. On the volleyball court, she wasn’t the type of player to rise above the net and drop […]

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Perhaps the most impressive part of Iolani’s football dynasty is that the Raiders have seemed to have done it without the types of elite athletes who are inducted into the HHSAA Hall of Honor each year. Iolani has put five football players in the Hall of Honor in its dynastic run when it won seven […]

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Work continues on at least six football and/or track and field facilities around the OIA. A small sampling of what to expect, according to an OIA spokesman, is listed below. >> Radford: The track around the football field is being redone and it’s possible the work will be finished halfway through upcoming football season. Until […]

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