Swimming

Here we go with the finals of the OC-16/HHSAA State Swimming and Diving Championships from KS-Hawaii. The big news in the first six events is Punahou senior Aukai Lileikis claiming gold in the 200 freestyle. Lileikis, who broke the state record by .27 seconds in the prelims on Friday, shaved another 53 seconds from his […]

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The OC-16/HHSAA Swimming and Diving State Championships begin Friday afternoon at KS-Hawaii. We will post all of the results as they come in. The girls 200 medley relay run starts at 3:30 p.m. Girls 200 Medley Relay Notes: Punahou is trying for its third straight gold in the event. The last time a school three-peated […]

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Meet records fell at a frantic pace in the OIA East swimming and diving championships at Kalani on Saturday. Nine marks fell. No records fell at the West championships a day earlier. Here is the complete haul: >> 100 fly: Kalani senior Shawn Fujii beat Jonathan Oba of Roosevelt and both swimmers beat the record […]

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Punahou’s Aukai Lileikis set a meet record in winning the 200-yard individual medley on the final day of the 39th Dorothy Aki/Kalani Invitational. Lileikis improved on his time of 1:50.14 in Tuesday’s preliminaries with a 1:49.01 on Wednesday. He broke the previous record set by ‘Iolani’s Kacy Johnson in 2010. Lileikis also won the 100-yard […]

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Punahou’s Aukai Lilekis and Lia Foster were double winners on the first day of the Dorthy Aki / Kalani Invitational on Tuesday. The finals are expected to run on Wednesday at around 2 p.m. Lilekis win the 100 back and 200 IM while Foster qualified first in the 100 free and 100 back. Punahou freshman […]

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Punahou senior Aukai Lileikis gave his oral commitment to swim for Cal next year, according to Swimswam.com. Lileikis, who is also a member of the Aulea Swim Club, is gearing up for his senior season with the Buffanblu. Lileikis has three 2016 Olympic Trials qualifying times — in the 100 freestyle (50.65 seconds), the 200 […]

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The Campbell High swim team is on dry land, so to speak. Due to a delay in payment to the owners of the pool that the Sabers use to practice, the team has not begun working out for the upcoming season. Ideally, Campbell would have started practice in mid-October to prepare for preseason meets that […]

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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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Swimming is an individual sport, but Lena Hayakawa became the first from Mid-Pacific’s strong program to be inducted into the Hall of Honor by keeping team in mind. Hayakawa will be enshrined with 11 others on June 7 at the Dole Cannery Square’s Pomaikai Ballroom. It’s not as if Hayakawa is not the state’s fastest […]

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Punahou graduate Jasmine Mau, now a freshman at California, contributed to the Golden Bears’ lead at the NCAA Swimming and Diving Championships with a 13-place finish in the 100 butterfly on Friday in Greensboro, N.C. Mau advanced out of the preliminaries with a time of  52.03 seconds, then posted a time of 52.17 seconds in […]

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