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Results from the final day of the Hawaii Invitational at ‘Iolani. Gold Championship—Punahou def. Moanalua 25-16, 25-23 Third place—Kamehameha def. Kamehameha-Hawaii 25-19, 26-24 Semifinal—Punahou def. Kamehameha-Hawaii 25-13, 25-20 Semifinal—Moanalua def. Kamehameha 25-17, 27-25 Fifth place—Hawaii Baptist def. La Jolla (Calif.) 22-25, 25-23, 15-11 Consolation—La Jolla def. Punahou II 25-16, 25-23 Consolation—Hawaii Baptist def. ‘Iolani 25-18, […]

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The team concept is simple, on paper. Putting it into practice is much tougher, and Kamehameha-Hawaii’s Guy Enriques is one coach who is well aware of how much of an uphill climb it is to get everyone to put team first and individualism second. “Everyone talks about team, but can you walk the talk?” said […]

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Saturday’s schedule for the Hawaii Invitational at ‘Iolani. Lower Gym 9 a.m.—Bronze championship, Kealakehe vs. Kalaheo 10:15 a.m.—Silver championship, Maryknoll vs. Westview (Calif.) 11:30 a.m.—Gold semifinal, Kamehameha-Hawaii vs. Punahou 12:45 p.m.—Gold semifinal, Kamehameha vs. Moanalua 2 p.m.—Gold third place, semifinal losers 3:15 p.m.—Gold championship, semifinal winners Upper Gym 9 a.m.—Bronze third place, Santa Monica vs. […]

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It was another WOW night by Punahou. I just saw another excellent team get neutralized by No. 1 Punahou. This time it was No. 5 HBA that got swept 25-20, 25-15 on the opening day of the Hawaii Invitational at ‘Iolani School. Last week, I saw No. 2 Kamehameha get swept by PUN. The Buffanblu […]

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The state boys volleyball tournament isn’t until May, but the top teams will begin jockeying for position at this week’s Iolani Volleyball Invitational. The top five teams in the current Star-Advertiser boys volleyball poll will be competing in the three-day tourament along with three California powers. Pool C looks like the toughest bracket, with No. […]

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For now, the absence of Kamehameha boys volleyball coach Kainoa Downing is a mystery. Sort of. Downing, who guided the Warriors to a state championship in his first season (2011), stepped down from the post on Sunday as the team was at the airport in San Diego, Calif. The Warriors had just finished playing in […]

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He’s not just older and wiser. Micah Ma‘a is a crusher of Wilson volleyballs, and if he needs to soar 12 feet high to get the job done, he does it with authority. The 6-foot-4 Punahou senior wowed the audience at Kekuhaupio Gymnasium on Tuesday night, leaving both Buffanblu and Kamehameha fans amazed. Speechless. Well, […]

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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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