Longest-running state streaks through 2018-19

Lexie Matsunaga and Megan Flores of Punahou won the girls doubles title at Fairmont Orchid tennis courts in Puako, HI. They contributed to a 17th straight girls tennis team title for the Buffanblu. / Photo by Ronit Fahl, Special to the Star-Advertiser.

Eleven team title streaks in state competition came to an end in the 2018-19 athletic calendar, but many endured and others more were created.

After the dust was settled in the final competition this month, Punahou still owns the four longest active championship streaks in all HHSAA sports — girls tennis (17 straight years), girls water polo (12), boys volleyball (eight) and girls cross country (seven). However, the Buffanblu had a lengthy one, girls golf, snapped at six years at the hands of Waiakea a few days ago.

Of the seven longest enduring streaks, Hawaii Prep in girls Division II soccer (six years) is the only non-Punahou team.


Here’s the complete list of streaks by sport (two years and longer). Note that these are team titles only, not individual.


Active streaks:
17 — Punahou girls tennis
12 — Punahou girls water polo
8 — Punahou boys volleyball (Division I)
7 — Punahou girls cross country (Division I)
6 — Hawaii Prep girls soccer (Division II)
6 — Punahou boys swimming and diving
4 — Punahou girls swimming and diving
3 — Saint Louis football (Open Division)
3 — Lahainaluna football (Division II)
3 — ‘Iolani boys tennis
3 — Punahou boys track and field
2 — Mililani boys bowling
2 — Sacred Hearts cheerleading (Medium Division)
2 — Hawaii Baptist boys cross country (Division II)
2 — Punahou girls paddling
2 — Moanalua boys judo
2 — Moanalua girls judo
2 — St. Francis softball (Division II)
2 — Punahou girls track and field
2 — St. Francis boys volleyball (Division II)

Snapped streaks:
6 — Seabury Hall girls cross country (Division II), by Hawaii Baptist
6 — Punahou girls golf, by Waiakea
4 — Konawaena girls basketball (Division I), by ‘Iolani
4 — Punahou boys paddling, by Kamehameha
3 — ‘Iolani boys cross country (Division I), by Maui High
3 — Seabury Hall mixed paddling, by Punahou
2 — Moanalua boys air riflery, by Mid-Pacific
2 — Mililani cheerleading (Large Division), by Moanalua
2 — Le Jardin girls volleyball (Division II), by Sacred Hearts
2 — St. Francis boys basketball (Division II), by Damien
2 — ‘Iolani girls soccer (Division I), by Kamehameha

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