Hawaii Sports

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, […]

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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 […]

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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 […]

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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 […]

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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 […]

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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 […]

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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.

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A part of me will always be trapped/locked/embracing those years when the entire girls basketball tournament was held from morning to night here at Stan Sheriff Center. Of course, back then the girls hoops season was played in the spring (I liked that) and there was no Division II basketball (I think) for many of […]

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Game time is just a minute away according to the scoreboard here at Moanalua High School. What to expect between OIA champ Leilehua and Kaiser? The Lady Cougars of Kaiser have nothing to lose but may be fatigued after a tough 44-41 win over KS-Maui yesterday. Key is Rose Shimaoka. After playing all 32 minutes […]

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We are half an hour from tip-off at the Moanalua bracket of the OC-16/HHSAA Girls Basketball Division I State Championships. Kaiser has had a unique, sometimes painful season because of the early-season suspension of Coach Simon Bitanga, who was investigated and then cleared by the DOE. It’s not the first time a coach has been […]

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