Boys volleyball

The Star-Advertiser’s Kaylee Noborikawa was on hand to watch the championship game of the Division I state volleyball final between Kamehameha-Hawaii and Punahou and put together this highlight video of the Buffanblu defeating the Warriors in four sets to win their third straight state championship.

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Beautiful morning at the Elks Lodge in Waikiki on signing day for dozens of student-athletes from the islands. Among them were a handful of football players, including Punahou’s all-state offensive lineman, Davis Miyashiro-Saipa‘ia. The senior signed with Oregon as a preferred walk-on, turning down several opportunities at smaller schools. Isaac Hurd, Campbell’s big-play quarterback, signed […]

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Thursday’s results
Redondo Union (Calif.) def. Hawaii Baptist 2-0
Waiakea def. Punahou II 2-0
Waiakea def. Kamehameha 2-0
Waiakea def. Kamehameha 2-0
Kamehameha-Hawaii def. Punahou II 2-1
Redondo Union def. Kamehameha 2-0
Hawaii Baptist def. Kamehameha-Hawaii 2-1

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Sand volleyball, or beach volleyball, is not far away from becoming a state championship sport. HHSAA executive director Christopher Chun said the ball is literally in the hands of the leagues. If and when there are at least three leagues competing in the sport, it can be drawn up for state-championship sanctioning by the HHSAA. […]

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Enriques signs with Stanford

by Paul Honda on November 13, 2013

Three-time Star-Advertiser all-state outside hitter Evan Enriques of Kamehameha-Hawaii signed a letter of intent to attend Stanford on Wednesday afternoon. Enriques, who was the state player of the year as a sophomore, follows a trail blazed by many all-state players from the islands including Kawika Shoji, Erik Shoji and Spencer McLachlin.

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Eight volleyball players and eight baseball players were among the signees at the Pacific Islands Athletic Alliance letter-of-intent signing event this morning at Elks Lodge Waikiki. In all, 29 student-athletes signed letters, including record-breaking swimmer Jasmine Mau of Punahou. The senior chose Cal, and the setting for her official decision could not have been more […]

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This big dance might just be on the neighbor islands. Administrators across the state passed a proposal on Sunday that will send teams across the islands for the first two rounds of the state girls basketball and boys volleyball championships. The proposal was one of several that made it out of committee and to the […]

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Honor Roll 3/26

by Paul Honda on March 26, 2013

This is the extended list. It also includes two omissions that were missed for the print edition of Mar. 26. They are Punahou’s Jacie Young (softball) and ‘Iolani’s Spencer Oda (baseball). Athletes of the Week Girls Sanoe Nakoa, Baldwin softball: She fired a three-hitter and batted 3-for-4 against KS-Maui, then hurled a three-hit shutout against […]

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A little extra on Hawaii Baptist volleyball players Chad Barretta and Michael Fisher, who were featured in Tuesday’s edition. FAVORITES Chad Barretta Hawaii Baptist Senior outside hitter Height: 6-4 Food: Garlic chicken (Fatboy’s) Class: Pre-Calculus Teacher: Mr. Brad Shimizu (band) Music: Plays baritone saxaphone Hobby: Hiking Athlete: Clay Stanley   Michael Fisher Height: 6-6 Food: […]

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(Here’s the extended version of last Tuesday’s Punahou-Kamehameha boys volleyball match story.) When in doubt, the Punahou Buffanblu waste little time trying to be cute. No, they go to their hammer, Larry Tuileta. The 6-foot-2 sophomore pounded 20 kills, including 11 of his team’s 16 in the opening set as No. 1 Punahou swept No. 4 Kamehameha 25-17, 25-20 before about […]

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