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VIDEO: Coach and player interviews from the OIA volleyball semifinals

By Paul Honda on October 15, 2019

With No. 6 Kahuku ahead 20-14 in the fourth set, Falanika Danielson helped No. 4 Mililani rally, scoring her team’s last five points in a four-set victory in the OIA Division I semifinals at Moanalua gym. The fourth-ranked Mililani Trojans were on the ropes, but rallied in the fourth set to oust No. 6 Kahuku in the semifinal round of the OIA girls volleyball playoffs. Coach Val Crabbe chatted after the match at Moanalua gym. No. 6 Kahuku was on […]

VIDEO: Waipahu DC Ron Johnson, S Fiva Tulafale, QB Cody Marques

By Paul Honda on October 13, 2019

Timing was everything. Timing was also defeat. Waipahu defensive coordinator Ron Johnson chats about his defense’s stalwart senior leaders and youthful contributors after a tough 14-12 win over Kailua. Senior safety Fiva Tulafale chats, as does senior quarterback Cody Marques, who scored on a TD run and helped preserve the win with a key first-down run in the final 2 minutes. Game highlights also posted below.

VIDEO: Kamehameha caps tough week with ILH championship

By Paul Honda on October 12, 2019

It began with a playoff win over Mid-Pacific on Monday, and ended with a resounding 25-15, 25-17, 25-16 sweep of No. 1 Punahou in Hemmeter Fieldhouse on Friday. Four wins in five days brought Kamehameha another ILH girls volleyball Division I championship.

VIDEO: Damien rallies past University for ILH D-II volleyball title

By Paul Honda on October 11, 2019

Between the tough battle with University, the comeback win for the ILH D-II championship, and Coach Don Faumuina‘s announcement to the team that his would be his final season, it was an emotional and memorable night for the Damien Monarchs. Damien rallied for a 23-25, 25-20, 25-22, 25-14 win over University at Hemmeter Fieldhouse on Friday night.

Nerdpod: Campbell’s Titus Mokiao-Atimalala not your ordinary Iron Man

By Paul Honda on October 10, 2019

NERDPOD: Receivers The Star-Advertiser and Hawaii Prep World’s Paul Honda breaks down some of the best pass catchers in the state. Titus Mokiao-Atimalala, Campbell Measurables: 6-1, 170, Jr. Crunch this: 8 games — Rec 53-931, 16 TDs Yards per reception: 17.6 Receiving yards per game: 116.4 Game by game / Passcode (statistical values): $Mililani (Aug. 9) Rec 5-75, 2 TD ¥27.5 + $5.0 = ¥$32.5 @ Farrington (Aug. 15) Rec 7-98, 2 TD ¥28.8 = ¥28.8 $Saint Louis (Aug. 23) […]

VIDEO: Coach Chris Blake, Bryanne Soares, Devin Kahahawai on five-set thriller over ‘Iolani

By Paul Honda on October 9, 2019

The Kamehameha Warriors are built for endurance. On this night, they brought resilience, rallying for a 19-25, 15-25, 25-22, 25-14, 17-15 win over No. 3 ‘Iolani to secure a state-tournament berth for the 18th year in a row. Sophomore Devin Kahahawai had a team-high 24 kills, while senior setter Bryanne Soares had 63 assists, 10 kills and four blocks. Coach Chris Blake has guided Kamehameha to state finals appearances in every season since 2002, winning nine state championships.