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Kalaheo joins the list of paddling state champions with mixed crew win

By Noelle Kakimoto on February 9, 2020

(Note: This story also appeared in Sunday’s edition of the Honolulu Star-Advertiser) The 2020 state paddling championships saw three different victors, with Kamehameha’s girls finishing first, Punahou’s boys avenging last year’s loss, and Kalaheo notching the first mixed victory outside of a Kamehameha, Punahou or Seabury team since 2010. The half-mile sprints at Keehi Lagoon were neck-and-neck for most of the heats up through the midpoint turn around each team’s flag on Saturday. Kamehameha senior Teiana Gonsalves praised her team’s […]

Waialua’s first win in 3 years made the difference in earning a playoff berth

By Noelle Kakimoto on October 13, 2019

Waialua has endured so many losses for one to finally pay off. Three years ago, the Waialua Bulldogs won the OIA D-II title with a 36-35 victory over Waipahu at Aloha Stadium, but a week later, suffered a 40-0 loss against Damien in the first round of the state tournament. Over the next two seasons, the Bulldogs lost every game on the field, aside from a forfeit win over St. Francis after the fact when the Saints were ruled to […]

GAME NIGHT 10/12: Waialua/Pearl City

By Noelle Kakimoto on October 12, 2019

Waialua 26, Pearl City 29 BOX SCORE Waialua (5-5, 4-4) 13 0 7 3 OT: 3— 26 Pearl City (3-7, 3-5) 7 6 7 3 OT: 6— 29 Waialua— Kai Hoekstra 27 pass from Kyler Dicion (extra point failed) Pearl City— Kainuma Maddox 34 pass from Makana Canyon (Landon Chang kick) Waialua— Storm Quilinderino 69 pass from Dicion (Kayde Mahuka kick) Pearl City— Juan Vargas 4 pass from Canyon (extra point failed) Waialua— Justyce Lacar 16 pass from Dicion (Mahuka […]

Kaimuki clicking in all phases as it enters the OIA playoffs

By Noelle Kakimoto on October 12, 2019

Even with a limited roster, the Kaimuki Bulldogs never seem to run out of offensive weapons, excelling in a 49-18 showdown against Kalani at Kaiser Stadium. The Bulldogs (8-2, 7-1 OIA D-II) cruised to a victory in their last game of the regular season, leading by as many as five touchdowns entering the fourth quarter until the Falcons added two scores to the board within several minutes. “We can never be satisfied, but they did well,” Kaimuki head coach David […]

GAME NIGHT 10/11: Kaimuki/Kalani

By Noelle Kakimoto on October 11, 2019

Kaimuki 49, Kalani 18 BOX SCORE Kaimuki (8-2, 7-1) 7 14 21 7 — 49 Kalani (4-6, 3-5) 7 0 0 11 — 18 Kalani— Logan Lim 3 run (Kevin Tabuchi kick) Kaimuki— Naomas Asuega-Fualaau 1 run (Kurt Kawamoto kick) Kaimuki— Asuega-Fualaau 16 run (Kawamoto kick) Kaimuki— Koby Moananu 10 pass from Jayden Maiava (Kawamoto kick) Kaimuki— Moananu 45 pass from Maiava (Kawamoto kick) Kaimuki— Jonah Faasoa 3 pass from Maiava (Kawamoto kick) Kaimuki— Moananu 19 pass from Maiava (Kawamoto […]

Waialua on the verge of earning last berth in OIA D-II playoffs

By Noelle Kakimoto on October 6, 2019

Down 20-7 with seven minutes left in the third quarter, the odds were stacked against Waialua before it quickly began its comeback to beat Kalani, 35-26. Although the Bulldogs (5-4, 4-3 OIA D-II) notched the first score of the game on a 9-yard touchdown run by senior RB Storm Quilinderino, they wouldn’t see the end zone again until halfway through the third quarter. The Falcons (4-5, 3-4) scored three consecutive touchdowns on a 17-yard pick six by senior linebacker Nicholas […]

GAME NIGHT 10/5: Waialua/Kalani

By Noelle Kakimoto on October 5, 2019

Waialua 35, Kalani 26 BOX SCORE Waialua (5-4, 4-3) 7 0 14 14 — 35 Kalani (4-5, 3-4) 7 6 7 6 — 26 Waialua— Storm Quilinderino 9 run (Kayde Mahuka kick) Kalani— Nicholas Sakamoto 17 interception (Kevin Tabuchi kick) Kalani— Nathaniel Balangitao 5 run (kick failed) Kalani— Sakamoto 1 run (Tabuchi kick) Waialua— Kai Hoekstra 11 pass from Kyler Dicion (Mahuka kick) Waialua— Dylan Yadao 5 punt block (Mahuka kick) Waialua— Justyce Lacar 35 pass from Dicion (Mahuka kick) […]

Kaimuki’s Naomas Asuega-Fualaau continues to shine for the Bulldogs

By Noelle Kakimoto on October 5, 2019

The Kaimuki Bulldogs added a 56-7 victory over McKinley to their winning record on Friday night as senior running back Naomas Asuega-Fualaau pushed himself into the lead in Division II for rushing touchdowns. Asuega-Fualaau rushed for 159 yards and three touchdowns for the Bulldogs (7-2, 6-1 OIA D-II), who remain in a three-way tie for first place in OIA Division II with Kaiser and Roosevelt. The Bulldogs used the momentum they gained in their victories over Roosevelt and Pearl City […]