VIDEO: Mid-Pacific soars in the clutch over Moanalua

The Mid-Pacific Owls had a busy summer and fall, and their hard work has already begun to bear fruit in the winter. Nov. 28, 2018. Paul Honda/Star-Advertiser

It was as close a battle as expected between Mid-Pacific and Moanalua.

In the final eight minutes, the Owls of MPI soared for a 58-43 win in the opening round of the 20th Annual James Alegre Invitational at Radford High School. Colin Ramos scored 20 points and sophomore Elijah Kahue-Parker added 18 for the season-opening win.

Owls coach Ryan Hirata chatted with Hawaii Prep World after the game.

Here is Paul Honda’s Day 1 coverage of the tournament.


  1. Hee-Haw November 30, 2018 10:36 am

    Watered down version of Iolani

  2. Koa November 30, 2018 3:52 pm

    Yea coming from someone who probably never played high school b-ball in his life! Keep on hating from the bleachers (Hee-Haw)…smh

  3. Hee-Haw November 30, 2018 5:31 pm

    Played at a time when there were only 2 Div. You ever seen James Williams or George Smith dunk over your head?

  4. Real Deal November 30, 2018 6:34 pm

    Those 2 could play basketball…that was years ago…short shorts…

  5. fluke December 1, 2018 12:49 am

    Preseason teams has no chemistry yet. Mid Pac all their players plays basketball league together and do clinics all year round. i guarantee Moanalua beats them in the regular season.

Leave a Reply

Your email address will not be published. Required fields are marked *

By participating in online discussions you acknowledge that you have agreed to the Star-Advertiser's TERMS OF SERVICE. An insightful discussion of ideas and viewpoints is encouraged, but comments must be civil and in good taste, with no personal attacks. If your comments are inappropriate, you may be banned from posting. To report comments that you believe do not follow our guidelines, email