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LATEST BOYS VOLLEYBALL STORIES

Most humans experience planet earth and the surrounding solar system in three dimensions with five senses. Rick Tune and his Punahou volleyball team, arguably the best volleyball program in the nation, decipher information at another level. With just one hitting error in a 25-15, 25-16 sweep of ‘Iolani on Tuesday, Tune enjoyed the excellence, but […]

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The Punahou boys volleyball program rarely seems to get much out of the annual Hawaii Boys Volleyball Invitational, but this year might be different. The Buffanblu are entered in ‘Iolani’s tournament, sharing a pool with KS-Maui, McKinley and Redondo Union (Calif.). Punahou has won the title the past two years, beating Moanalua in the final […]

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Two people named Jon Stanley were in the Moanalua gym Wednesday night — one a former Olympic volleyball standout and the other, his son, a budding high school player. The elder Jon Stanley is the Kaiser head coach, and the younger is a junior team leader for the Cougars and the third of a pretty potent […]

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The Punahou boys volleyball team blitzed through the Best Of The West tournament in Poway, Calif., this week, taking the gold bracket championship. The Buffanblu opened the tournament with a sweep of Mira Costa (25-20, 25-17) then took out Corona Del Mar 22-25, 25-19, 15-13 in the second round. From there, Punahou swept Mater Dei […]

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He’s as normal a student could be on the grounds of Punahou’s enormous campus. But once he puts on the Buffanblu jersey, setter D.J. McInerny is in the zone. The senior chatted with Hawaii Prep World for this Q&A and also a feature story that was published in the Star-Advertiser print edition this morning, which […]

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Punahou boys volleyball coach Rick Tune is featured in the inaugural Hudl 100. Hudl is a video analysis company for coaches and athletes. Tune is one of 100 coaches and administrators to be recognized on Hudl.com in the Hudl 100, an information package that “highlights sports and technology’s key players.” Tune has led the Buffanblu […]

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Recent Moanalua graduate Austin Matautia, who signed with Hawaii, was one of 12 players who made the final cut for the U.S. Men’s Junior National Team on Monday. Matautia, one of three outside hitters selected to the squad, led Na Menehune to the state final as a senior and is the only OIA boys volleyball […]

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A quarter of the U.S. Men’s Olympic Men’s Volleyball Team who will compete in the 2016 Summer Olympics in Rio de Janerio, Brazil, are from Hawaii. Kamehameha and Southern California alum Micah Christenson will be joined by Stanford alums Kawika Shoji (‘Iolani) and Erik Shoji (Punahou) on the 12-member team that will open play August […]

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Recent Moanalua graduate Austin Matautia and Punahou alum Kelsey Yogi are two of 19 players that have been invited to try out for the U.S. Men’s Junior National Team this summer. Matautia is one of six outside hitters and Yogi is one of two liberos that will try out. A total of 12 players out […]

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Moanalua’s Austin Matautia will be inducted into the Enterprise / HHSAA Hall of Honor on Sunday at 5 p.m. at the Dole Cannery’s Pomaikai Ballroom. Above are a few shots of Na Menehune great through the years. And here is the elite list of athletes he will join:

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