Punahou athletic director Kale Ane remembers Lili Thompson as a dedicated athlete always striving to get better.
Thompson was a freshman girls basketball player for Punahou in 2009-10 before finishing her high school career on the mainland.
She won a national collegiate title with Notre Dame last year as a graduate-student transfer from Stanford, where she was named All-Pac-12 twice.
Thompson, whose full first name is Khaliyah, is now with the Harlem Globetrotters and loving it.
Subscribers can read about Thompson’s Globetrotters experiences and recollections about attending Punahou in the Dec. 27 edition of the Honolulu Star-Advertiser here.
Non-subscribers can view a YouTube compilation of Thompson when she played for Punahou here.
A Harlem Globetrotters’ promotional video is here.