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Ryder Hsiung catches fire from 3 to spark No. 3 Punahou over No. 7 Saint Louis

By Paul Honda on January 20, 2020

The Punahou Buffanblu are heating up while the Saint Louis Crusaders are wondering what just happened. Ryder Hsiung had the hottest quarter of the season, swishing five consecutive 3-point shots in the second quarter, to finish with 24 points in Punahou’s 59-49 win over Saint Louis. Third-ranked Punahou improved to 4-2 in ILH play (14-8 overall). Saint Louis had a chance to even its league mark, but dropped to 2-4 (3-8 overall). If not for Hsiung’s torrid shooting — he […]

VIDEO: Skywalking Texas A&M-bound WR Demond Demas on life lessons

By Paul Honda on January 17, 2020

Demond Demas, rated No. 2 in the nation among wide receivers, had to sit out his senior football season after transferring and being ruled ineligible. The experience didn’t deter him. The 6-foot-3, 180-pound senior, who is headed to Texas A&M, practiced and worked out every day, and he finally gets to play again in the Polynesian Bowl on Saturday.

VIDEO: No. 2 Kamehameha edges No. 1 Maryknoll

By Paul Honda on January 9, 2020

Kamehameha boys basketball coach Larry Park chats after the Warriors edged Maryknoll 46-43 at Kekuhaupio Gymnasium on Tuesday. Kordel Ng scored 16 points and Christmas Togiai had 12 to lead the Warriors. Niko Robben and Sage Tolentino scored 16 each for the Spartans.

VIDEO: Coach Darren Matsuda on Punahou’s tourney title

By Paul Honda on January 1, 2020

Punahou’s young squad closed out nonconference play with a 4-0 run at its Invitational, including a 65-59 win over Tennessee powerhouse Science Hill in the final. Coach Darren Matsuda talks about the team’s progress, and the ILH regular-season opener at Saint Louis on Friday.

Oregon signee Faaope Laloulu: ‘I wasn’t that good growing up’

By Paul Honda on December 18, 2019

Time, love and work ethic made all the difference for young Faaope Laloulu. Now a 6-foot-7, 390-pound Farrington senior, Laloulu trodded along as a youngster playing for the Central Razorbacks. “I wasn’t that good growing up,” he said after signing his letter of intent with Oregon. He’s plenty good now, training year-round under the mindful eyes of former Farrington standout Whitley Fehoko. Laloulu turned down nine other offers, including Hawaii. His visit to Eugene earlier in the fall was pivotal. […]