Hawaii Sports

Punahou set to defend

by Jerry Campany on August 19, 2015

The Punahou girls volleyball team won’t be sneaking up on Kamehameha this time around. The defending state champion Buffanblu beat the Warriors in last year’s state championship despite losing to them throughout the season. Now it is their turn to wear the bulls-eye. The first look at the Punahou machine will come on Thursday at […]


Castle football player Keola Lewis, who was taken to a hospital on a stretcher during Saturday’s game against Campbell at Aloha Stadium, is recovering from a concussion and neck strain, according to Knights coach Nelson Maeda. “Good news,” Maeda texted Hawaii Prep World. “Not to trivialize it, but (the injury) looked worse than what was […]


Saturday football updates

by Tiff Wells on August 8, 2015

As always, we begin with a few notes culled from the pages of history: >> Pac-Five and Kalani have never met. The Wolfpack have lost six straight games and Kalani has lost three straight. >> Iolani has not lost a season opener since 2003, when it fell to McKinley. That’s 12 in a row. The […]


Friday night updates

by Jerry Campany on August 7, 2015

I am going to try to add updates of news I get from Friday night football here. But first, a few notes: >> Anuenue and St. Francis has never met. >> Kaiser has never beat Kapolei, losing 21-6 in 02 and 14-7 in 03


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 […]


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, […]


  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 […]


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 […]


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 […]


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 […]