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‘Iolani’s Elena Oglivie makes U.S. Girls Youth National Training Team

By Billy Hull on June 20, 2019

‘Iolani’s Elena Oglivie, a two-time All-State girls volleyball player of the year, is one of 24 athletes who have been selected to the U.S. Girls Youth National Training Team. Twelve players will then be selected to represent the United States at the FIVB Girls’ U18 World Championships in September in Cairo, Egypt. Oglivie, who last month announced her commitment to play at Stanford, is one of 10 outside hitters to make the training team. She led the Raiders to a […]

‘Iolani’s Oglivie nets another Gatorade honor

By Nick Abramo on January 19, 2019

‘Iolani junior outside hitter Elena Oglivie is the Hawaii Gatorade girls volleyball player of the year for the second time, the Gatorade Company announced this week. Oglivie, who previously was named the Honolulu Star-Advertiser All-State player of the year, led the Red Raiders to the Division I state championship last fall, and had a state-final record 28 kills in an upset of Kamehameha. Oglivie also earned the Gatorade Hawaii award during her freshman season. The award recognizes outstanding athletic excellence, […]

Iolani’s Oglivie returns to the top in Hawaii

By Jerry Campany on December 2, 2018

Iolani doesn’t win the state title every year, but recently it has boasted of the best player. Elena Oglivie was selected as the Star-Advertiser’s Player of the Year on Sunday, adding to the honor she picked up two years ago as a freshman. That gives the Raiders the player of the year for four straight seasons, with Saige Ka’aha’aina-Torres taking it last year and Bailey Choy starting the run with 2015’s top honor. The last time a program did that […]


Akana, Nichols team up to win Beach Volleyball crown

By Paul Honda on November 20, 2018

The team of Keonilei Akana and Jordyn Nichols of Kamehameha defeated Punahou’s team 21-19, 21-14 on Saturday for the Hawaii Beach Volleyball State Prep Championships at Queen’s Beach in Waikiki. Akana is currently a junior who was a key contributor for the Interscholastic League of Honolulu indoor volleyball champions.

Kamehameha’s Akana signs with Hawaii

By Paul Honda on November 14, 2018

Braelyn Akana was wide awake at 3:30 a.m. as her family made the trek from the North Shore to the Hawaii Convention Center. The Kamehameha volleyball standout signed with Hawaii at the Hawaii Class of 2019 National Letter of Intent Signing Day ceremony presented by Education-1st. In all, 69 seniors signed letters. “From the start of this week, I was super excited. This morning, it was really weird because I didn’t feel tired,” said Akana, who played middle blocker for […]

Oglivie leads ILH volleyball all stars

By Jerry Campany on November 9, 2018

The ILH announced its girls volleyball all-star teams on Friday as voted on by league coaches. In Division I, ‘Iolani junior outside hitter Elena Oglivie was named the player of the year while Chris Blake of Kamehameha earned coach of the year honors. Damien senior Shelby Capllonch won player of the year honors in Division II with Damien’s Don Faumuina the coach of the year. Assets sophomore Samantha Pangilinan won the top honor in Division III with Island Pacific’s Stan […]

Five ILH teams finish season in volleyball Top 10

By Billy Hull on October 29, 2018

State champion ‘Iolani and state runner-up Kamehameha finished in the top two spots in the final Honolulu Star-Advertiser Girls Volleyball Top 10 released today. The Warriors had been No. 1 and ‘Iolani No. 2 every week of the season until the Raiders’ sweep in Saturday’s state championship match. ‘Iolani junior Elena Oglivie, the tournament’s most outstanding player, had a record 28 kills in a D-I state final and finished the tournament with 80 kills, 45 digs, seven block assists and […]

‘Iolani, Sacred Hearts finish off volleyball shockers

By Nick Abramo on October 27, 2018

Underdogs ‘Iolani and Sacred Hearts gave the volleyball favorites a Halloween-time trick Saturday night at the Blaisdell Arena. It was spook-tacular for the Division I and II losers, Kamehameha and Le Jardin. In the second match of the night, the second-ranked Raiders took down top-seeded Kamehameha in three sets, 25-23, 25-21, 25-18. A microcosmic analogy would be of a left-side hitter winding up seven times on the same rally and getting roofed five times and dug up once before the […]