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Elena Oglivie honored as Under Armour All-American

By Paul Honda on December 3, 2019

Tuesday morning, Seto Hall, college counseling assembly. Students were treated to a surprise when senior classmate Elena Oglivie was recognized for earning Under Armour All-American volleyball honors. The four-time Star-Advertiser All-State Fab 15 and two-time player of the year selection was presented her All-American jersey. Oglivie, who will play at Stanford next season, will travel to Florida to play in the Dec. 31 match.

ALL-STATE GIRLS VOLLEYBALL FAB. 15: Kamehameha’s Keonilei Akana stands tall

By Jerry Campany on November 24, 2019

Keonilei Akana made a jump that only the very best of great Kamehameha volleyball players have made. Akana is the Star-Advertiser’s girls volleyball state player of the year for 2019 after leading the Warriors to ILH and state titles. >> CLICK HERE TO MEET THE ALL-STATE FAB. 15 TEAM With ‘Iolani’s Elena Oglivie dropping to second after taking the top prize twice in her celebrated career — and being judged second best in the other two — Akana is the […]

Coaches chime in on Girls Volleyball All-State’s top 5

By Paul Honda on November 24, 2019

Talent. Heart. Performance. Glory. The 2019 Star-Advertiser Girls Volleyball All-State Fab 15, released in today’s edition, is chock full of those ingredients — as always. Volleyball players in Hawaii land at the college level often, and the Fab 15 are no exception. The top five of this year’s list, voted by coaches and media, had a bit more consideration than usual. Here’s what some of coaches from elite prep programs said about this year’s top players in the Fab 15: […]


ILH ALL-STARS: ‘Iolani’s Elena Oglivie named D-I most valuable player

By Billy Hull on November 21, 2019

‘Iolani senior outside hitter Elena Oglivie was voted the ILH most valuable player in Division I, the league announced today. Kamehameha coach Chris Blake, who led the Warriors to an ILH and state championship, was named coach of the year. In Division II, Damien senior Rayne Pactol was named most valuable player and Don Faumuina, in his final season with the Monarchs, was named coach of the year. Lanakila Baptist senior Chavah Kaneshiro was named most valuable player in Division […]

FINAL RANKINGS: Kamehameha ends season back on top

By Billy Hull on October 28, 2019

For a team that has won 22 state championships overall and 10 out of the last 17, Kamehameha was in an unfamiliar position this season. The Warriors began the season ranked No. 2 in the state and were dropped to third for four different weeks. It wasn’t until two weeks ago, after winning four matches in five days to secure the ILH championship, that Kamehameha finally reached the top spot. That’s where they stay to close out the 2019 season […]

VIDEO: Chris Blake, Keonilei Akana, Maui Robins on Kamehameha’s title win

By Paul Honda on October 27, 2019

It wasn’t a smooth ride, but Coach Chris Blake and the Kamehameha Warriors were equipped for the duration. The Warriors rose out of the ILH playoffs to upend regular-season winner Punahou for the league crown. Then Kamehameha worked through the state tournament, rallying to beat Punahou in four sets for the title. This is Kamehameha’s 22nd girls volleyball state championship, and 10th under Blake, who has guided the program to the state finals for 17 years in a row.

VIDEO: Damien wins 1st girls volleyball state championship

By Paul Honda on October 27, 2019

Coach Don Faumuina‘s final season is also Damien’s first as a state champion. The Lady Monarchs swept previously unbeaten Waimea 25-19, 25-11, 25-14 for the New City Nissan/HHSAA Girls Volleyball Division II state championship on Saturday night at Blaisdell Arena.

Kamehameha’s Keonilei Akana named state tourney’s most outstanding

By Jerry Campany on October 26, 2019

After drilling 22 kills with 11 digs in the Division I final of the New City Nissan/HHSAA Girls Volleyball State Championships on Saturday night at Blaisdell Arena, Kamehameha’a Keonilei Akana was picked as the tournament’s most outstanding player. Akana, a middle who also plays opposite, was also chosen to the D-I all-tournament team last year. Four of Akana’s Warriors teammates also made the D-I all-tournament team — libero Tara De Sa, hitters Devin Kahahawai and Maui Robins and setter Bryanne […]