Konawaena seeded No. 1 in D-I state tourney

The seedings and pairings are out for the Hawaiian Airlines/HHSAA Girls Basketball State Championships this morning.

Konawaena is the No. 1 seed in the Division I tournament, which tips off on Tuesday. After a first-round bye, the Wildcats will meet the King Kekaulike-Kaiser winner on Wednesday, 7 p.m., at McKinley Student Council Gym.

The No. 2 seed is defending state champion Lahainaluna, which will meet the Kapolei-Pearl City winner on Wednesday, 5 p.m., at Radford’s James Alegre Gymnasium.

Third-seeded Punahou will play Waiakea or Kahuku on Wednesday, 7 p.m., at Alegre Gym.

Farrington is the No. 4 seed and will meet the ‘Iolani-Kaimuki winner on Wednesday, 5 p.m., at McKinley.

The site for the D-I tourney on Thursday and Friday will be Neal Blaisdell Center.

Participating teams:

DIVISION I (league records)


1. Farrington (14-2)

2. Kapolei (16-2)

3. Kahuku (8-9)

4. Kaimuki (9-8)

5. Kaiser (12-4)

6.  Pearl City (9-8)


1. Punahou (10-2)

2. ‘Iolani (11-3)


1. Konawaena (14-0)

2. Waiakea (13-1)


1. Lahainaluna (12-0)

2. Kekaulike (9-4)

Paul Honda, Star-Advertiser


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