Hawaii Sports

2016 Hall of Honor

by Jerry Campany on May 23, 2016

The HHSAA / Enterprise Hall of Honor Committee added another 12 names to its exclusive list of the state’s greatest high school athletes on Sunday, bringing the number of immortals to 408 since the program began in 1983. An awards banquet will be held on Sunday, June 5, 2016, 5:00 pm at the Pomaika’i Ballrooms […]


After completing a deep postseason run, Kapolei softball coach Tony Saffery is probably due some time off from the field. He’ll give himself one day before getting back on the dirt. “Summer season starts as soon as we’re done here. We practice on Sunday,” Saffery said with a laugh Friday night. “It’s back to work. […]


The Hukilau Cafe 7v7 football team will host a skills clinic and tryouts on Saturday, May 14 at Manana Park in Pearl City. The team is seeking players in grades 8, 9 and 10. Positions in Pylon 7v7 are QBS, RB, WR, LB, DB. Cost is $25. Walk-in registration will begin 7:15 am. The event […]


Day 1 of the OIA Division I baseball playoffs is here. After a rainy, windy weekend, weather on Monday and today has been comfy. Sunny here at Roosevelt’s home turf at Stevenson Middle School. Very little foul territory here due to tight quarters in this busy area. 1st Waianae loads the bases against Hiram Kaikaina, […]


Team Aloha, the girls basketball team organized by Mufi Hannemann and a staff of coaches, made a big splash in the 17-under 3-Stripe Elite Division at the Adidas Gauntlet tournament in Glendale, Ariz., Apr. 15-17. Playing University of Phoenix Stadium, Team Aloha won its pool with a 3-0 record. On Friday, they defeated EBC Elite […]


Sunny, partly cloudy morning at Ala Wai Field. Game started 9:54 a.m., six minutes early. Hard to beat the view for an ILH baseball playoff game. Double-elimination format in play. Beautiful day for baseball. 1st Punahou is the visiting team technically, though Ala Wai is its home field. The Buffanlu get three hits, all for […]


Day 2 of the Hawaii Boys Volleyball Invitational Tournament is near a close and there has been no shortage of excitement. (The championship round will be played on Saturday with a 4 p.m. Final.) The madness of this March tourney may be just starting. No. 2 Moanalua stunned No. 1 Punahou tonight 19-25, 25-21, 15-12 […]


Thanks to a story by the Arizona Republic’s Richard Obert, a follow-up story by MaxPreps’ Mitch Stephens and a video captured by the Centennial High School baseball team, we get to see an inspiring moment in the life of Caleb Norling. Norling, a senior who has cerebral palsy and was the team’s batboy for three […]


Getting your name listed in the Star-Advertiser’s weekly Hawaii Grown Report is no easy task. The NCAA recently released a chart giving the percentage chance of playing in college, and the numbers show an uphill road. The two easiest sports to transition from high school and college are not sanctioned by the HHSAA, ice hockey […]


Mufi Hannemann Jamboree

by Paul Honda on February 15, 2016

The keiki divisions are in their title games as of 1:30 p.m. I’ll post team photos after they’re done. The Prep Division is in full throttle. Shawna Kuehu’s Team White is battling Kii Spencer-Vasconcellos’ Team Black. Here are some shots.