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Konawaena’s 5-foot-8 and under lineup faced another nationally-ranked team in this ‘Iolani Classic matchup. The Lady Crusaders of Riverdale Baptist features four college prospects and their front line measures at 6-4, 6-2, 6-1 and 6-1. Chanelle Molina scored 22 points to lead the Wildcats (13-0) to an upset victory. Riverdale was ranked No. 1 by […]

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VIDEO: Konawaena vs. Miramonte

by Paul Honda on December 13, 2014

This battle between five-time Hawaii state champion Konawaena and No. 23 Miramonte went down to the final minute. It featured incredible performances from Konawaena’s Chanelle Molina (27 points, six rebounds, seven assists) and Miramonte’s Sabrina Ionescu (39 points, 17 rebounds, six steals, five assists, three blocks and six 3-pointers. Note: Videos re-uploaded 12/14/14.

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It’s Friday morning, which means the busy week is winding down for most humans. For hoopaholics, however, things are just getting a little more interesting. What have we learned after one day of the ‘Iolani Classic and OIA-ILH Challenge? >> Konawaena is unflappable. The Wildcats are one of the smallest teams in the Classic, yet […]

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Mililani quarterback McKenzie Milton chats after the No. 2 Trojans upset No. 1 Punahou 53-45 in the Division I final of the First Hawaiian Bank/HHSAA State Championships. Milton passed for 421 yards and seven TDs in the win.

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Top-seeded Lahainaluna and second-seeded ‘Iolani squared off in the Division II final of the First Hawaiian Bank/HHSAA Football State Championships at Aloha Stadium. ‘Iolani took control from the start en route to a 31-14 win, collecting its eighth D-II state crown in the last 11 seasons.

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It was a great, tumultuous battle between the top two teams in the First Hawaiian Bank/HHSAA Division I Football State Championships. Mililani captured its first football state crown with a wild 53-45 win.

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Lahainaluna and ‘Iolani have been mainstays in Division II football from the start. One difference: ‘Iolani has seven state titles in D-II while Lahainaluna has come so close, yet hasn’t reached the pinnacle yet. The Lunas last reached the final in 2012, losing to the Raiders 36-33. Could this be the year? Lahainaluna coach Garrett […]

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Like any defense facing Punahou, Saint Louis faced the threat of Kanawai Noa out wide, Wayne Taulapapa blasting out of the backfield, and the possibility of a quick strike from QB Ephraim Tuliloa to big TE Matthew Christman (6-3, 235). Though Christman hasn’t been a lock as a consistent target throughout the season, his size […]

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The Star-Advertiser’s Paul Honda and Billy Hull break down Friday night’s football doubleheader at Aloha Stadium as ‘Iolani and Lahainaluna square off for the Division II state championship, followed by a battle of undefeated teams as No. 1 Punahou tangles with No. 2 Mililani in a rematch of last year’s state final, won by the […]

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The Lunas’ defense was relentless and everywhere, picking off five passes in a 52-7 win over Kamehameha-Hawaii in the semifinals of the First Hawaiian Bank/HHSAA Division II State Championships.

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