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Andria Tupola: Mayor Blangiardi has amendments to tier system

By Paul Honda on February 12, 2021

The movement is gaining speed for Safe Sports Hawaii. Councilmember Andria Tupola revealed on Friday morning that Mayor Rick Blangiardi has made amendments to the existing tier system of restrictions regarding COVID-19. >> Gyms and fitness facilities will be allowed to open at 25-percent capacity. >> Indoor group physical activities are allowed with no more than five people. >> Outdoor group physical activities, a team, up to 10. The updated guide now includes those amendments and is viewable here. (Note: […]

National Federation of High Schools: No more tiers on COVID-19 restrictions

By Paul Honda on February 2, 2021

The National Federation of High Schools (NFHS) has removed tiers from its recommended guidelines regarding COVID-19. The NFHS wrote: “Two of those factors are that prevailing community infection rates appear to be the strongest predictor for high school athletes being infected, and proven cases of direct COVID-19 transmission during athletics remain relatively rare. “The other recommended factors to consider are that participants in non-contact sports show lower rates of COVID-19 infection than those in contact sports, participants in outdoor sports show lower rates […]

Safe Sports Hawaii releases 44-page book of guidelines for all sports

By Paul Honda on January 29, 2021

On Wednesday, the Honolulu City Council unanimously approved RES21-018 CD1, submitted by Councilmember Andria Tupola. On Friday evening, Safe Sports Hawaii released a 44-page guide examining its guidelines for protocols and safety, covering everything from ballroom dancing to wrestling. The foreword is provided by Tupola and former Hawaii and CFL football standout Chad Owens. The resolution and the guide are in the hands of new mayor Rick Blangiardi. Organized youth and high school sports are currently not permitted at City […]

City Council unanimously approves Safe Sports Hawaii resolution

By Paul Honda on January 27, 2021

It is official for the continuing mission to bring youth and high school sports back, at least on Oahu. The Honolulu City Council passed RES21-018 CD1, spearheaded by Councilmember Andria Tupola, on Wednesday at Honolulu Hale. The measure was drawn up by Safe Sports Hawaii and passed by a 9-0 vote. Now, it moves to Mayor Rick Blangiardi’s office for examination and adjusting. “COVID-19 has brought a new challenge to the world and this comes with a set of protocols […]

Cole, Lileikis power Punahou water polo win

By Nick Abramo on October 1, 2015

Schuyler Cole and Aukai Lileikis scored three goals apiece in Punahou’s 14-1 victory over Kamehameha last Friday in an Interscholastic League of Honolulu Division I match at the Buffanblu’s pool. In an ILH D-II match on Friday at Punahou,the Buffanblu topped the Warriors 12-2. Results follow. ILH boys water polo Friday, Sept. 25 at Punahou Division I Punahou 14, Kamehameha 1 Goal scorers—Kamehameha: Ke‘ea Lum. Punahou: Schuyler Cole 3, Aukai Lileikis 3, Yuki Saito 2, Ethan Walker 2,, Elliot Shibata, […]

Weldon leads Punahou past Le Jardin

By Nick Abramo on September 14, 2015

Ben Weldon scored four goals and Jameson McKibbin added three to lead host Punahou to a 10-1 Division II boys water polo victory over Le Jardin on Friday. The Division I boys match between the two teams was postponed due to lightning and was rescheduled for Wednesday at 6 p.m. Bryce Meichtry scored twice for the Buffanblu and Noah Weldon notched one goal. Grant Schaefer scored the Bulldogs’ only goal. Other recent ILH scores follow. Tuesday, Sept. 8 Varsity I […]

‘Iolani goes back-to-back

By Billy Hull on November 5, 2014

For the first time since the early 1970’s, ‘Iolani has repeated as ILH boys water polo champions. The Raiders defeated Punahou 9-7 in the winner-take-all final on Monday after the Buffanblu forced a tiebreaker with a win in the postseason tournament. Danny Leong, Hunter Manson, Scotty Wo and Aaron Yonamine all scored two goals each with Trevyn Maruyama adding one. Yuki Saito scored a game-high four goals for the Buffanblu with Aukai Lilikeas adding two and Sam Sutherland scoring once […]

Punahou, ‘Iolani to meet for ILH water polo title

By Nick Abramo on October 30, 2014

Punahou topped ‘Iolani 12-9 to capture the ILH boys postseason water polo tournament Thursday night at Punahou School. Kaiko Manson and Yuki Saito scored goals each to lead the winning attack. By virtue of its tournament victory, the Buffanblu play the Raiders, the ILH regular-season champions, in the overall title match on Monday at ‘Iolani. Le Jardin beat Kamehameha in the third-place match, 9-8. ILH postseason tournament Championship match Puahou 12, ‘Iolani 9 Goal scorers—Punahou: Kaiko Manson (3), Yuki Saito […]