Boys volleyball

VIDEO: Highlights from DI state volleyball final

May 15, 2014

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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PIAA Letter of Intent signing day

April 16, 2014

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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Kamehameha tournament enters day 2

April 11, 2014

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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Moanalua, Punahou rule the beach

November 26, 2013

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

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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Baseball, volleyball standouts sign letters

November 13, 2013

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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HIADA: Regionals get thumbs up

June 9, 2013

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

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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Barretta, Fisher’s favorites

May 3, 2012

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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Punahou-Kamehameha extended

April 1, 2012

(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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More post-match: Punahou volleyball

March 20, 2012

(Some extra info following last night’s Punahou-Maryknoll boys volleyball match. See the game story here.) Punahou’s Larry “Tui” Tuileta and Micah Ma‘a may be the best hitter-setter duo in the state, even at their young ages.  “We’ve played beach together, Outrigger (Canoe Club) together. The connection is there,” said the springy Tuileta, who watches his […]

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HHSAA boys volleyball seedings, brackets

May 8, 2011

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE New City Nissan/HHSAA Boys Volleyball State Championships Attached are the official brackets of the 2011 New City Nissan/HHSAA Boys Volleyball State Championships.  The Division I tournament begins Wednesday, May 11 at Keaau and Waiakea High Schools on the Big Island.  The tournament concludes with the championship match on Saturday, May 14, 7:00 […]

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