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Naighel Calderon becomes 1st Lanai inductee to Hall of Honor

By Paul Honda on May 19, 2019

The 2019 class of the Hawaii High School Hall of Honor includes three elite level basketball players, as well as a good number of neighbor island standouts. Kalina Obrey of Kamehameha, the Star-Advertiser Girls Basketball All-State player of the year, was voted into the Hall by the selection committee. So was boys player of the year Kameron Ng of St. Francis. He is the first — and only — boy to be inducted from the school, which will close its […]

‘Iolani’s Lincoln Oishi named All-State player of the year

By Hawaii Prep World on March 10, 2019

‘Iolani senior Lincoln Oishi narrowly edged Punahou’s Max Moonier as the Honolulu Star-Advertiser All-State player of the year in boys soccer. The complete team was released in Sunday’s Honolulu Star-Advertiser, which you can read here. Oishi is the first defender named Star-Advertiser boys soccer player of the year since Punahou’s Chris Walker shared the award in 2007. ‘Iolani’s Chris Lee was named coach of the year. Here are some tidbits on the All-State team this year: >> Moonier, Dominic Gusman […]

Coach: Inner drive will be key for Pearl City’s Sunshine Fontes

By Nick Abramo on March 10, 2019

Frank Baumholtz III coached Sunshine Fontes for four years at Pearl City and has seen her develop from a supremely talented freshman to an even more supremely talented senior leader. Fontes earned her second Honolulu Star-Advertiser Player of the Year honor in girls soccer which you can read about in today’s Honolulu Star-Advertiser here. Fontes, who is a three-time All-State first-teamer, was also Player of the Year in her freshman campaign. As a junior, she only played part of the […]

Punahou, Saint Louis sweep top ILH boys soccer all-star awards

By Billy Hull on February 25, 2019

The ILH released its boys soccer all-star teams last week as voted on by the league’s head coaches. The full teams are below. DIVISION I Offensive most valuable player—Micah Williams, Sr, Punahou Defensive most valuable player—Nicholas Shor, Sr, Punahou Coach of the year—David Trifonovitch, Punahou FIRST TEAM GK—Isaak Tanaka, Fr, ‘Iolani F—Elijah Brown, Sr, ‘Iolani; Jonah Kawamura, Soph, ‘Iolani; Ryugen Kobayahsi, Sr, MPI: Liam Nichols-Shipley, Sr, Punahou MF—Brendan Parke, Sr, ‘Iolani; Jarin Simon, Sr, ‘Iolani; Dane Mizuno, Sr, Punahou; Max […]

Kamehameha duo headlines ILH girls soccer all-star teams

By Billy Hull on February 12, 2019

Kamehameha senior and Ohio State signee D’awncey Jones-Black was named the offensive most valuable player in ILH girls soccer in Division I this season. The all-star teams, as voted on by league coaches, were released Tuesday with Warriors teammate Hayley Silipa earning defensive most valuable player honors in Division I. ‘Iolani’s Kristin Masunaga was the coach of the year. In Division II, Pac-Five’s Tare Rillon was named offensive MVP and Wolfpack junior Madison Toyama earned defensive MVP honors. Pac-Five swept […]

Moonier’s moment brings Punahou a 21st state title

By Nick Abramo on February 9, 2019

It was one of those oh-oh moments. ‘Iolani was trying to clear the ball from its own end, but it went askew and right to Punahou’s Max Moonier, who trapped it and sent an 18-foot strike into the top left corner. It was the dagger that finally put the Raiders away. The goal seven minutes into overtime by the senior midfielder gave the Buffanblu a 1-0 win in the Division I final of The Queen’s Medical Center/HHSAA Boys Soccer State […]

Kapaa pulls through for third D-II state title

By Nick Abramo on February 9, 2019

Kapaa is a real player in Division II soccer. The Warriors beat Saint Louis 1-0 on Saturady night, breaking through for their third title in The Queen’s Medical Center/HHSAA Boys Soccer Championships. That’s number three for Kapaa (12-1-1), which also won it all in 2009 and ’13. Only Mid-Pacific, with four, has more. The run for the Neighbor Islands also continued for the fourth year in a row. Kamehameha-Hawaii captured the title a year ago with a victory in the […]

‘Iolani roars back to floor Kapolei

By Nick Abramo on February 9, 2019

Can Saturday’s Division I final surpass the incredible display of fireworks from Friday’s semifinals of The Queen’s Medical Center/HHSAA Boys Soccer State Championships? If it does, Hawaii fans are in for a special treat. ‘Iolani capped Friday night at Waipio Peninsula Soccer Stadium with a come-from-behind 3-2 victory over Kapolei. Before they awoke, the Raiders appeared to be headed for certain elimination. In the first semifinal, Punahou and Mililani squared off in an intense duel. The Trojans fought back from […]