Moanalua, KS-Maui and KS-Hawaii are esports fall champions

Moanalua's Chris Jung was part of Na Menehune''s victory in the League of Legends in the HHSAA esports championships Saturday at the HPU esports Arena at Aloha Tower Marketplace. Photo courtesy of Parish Kaleiwahea.

Moanalua, Kamehameha-Maui and Kamehameha-Hawaii won the various divisions in the HHSAA esports championships Saturday.

Moanalua defeated Punahou 2-0 in League of Legends, and Kamehameha-Maui topped Maui 4-2 in Rocket League. In the Smite championship final, Kamehameha-Hawaii defeated Farrington 2-1.

The event was held in-person at the HPU Esports Arena at Aloha Tower Marketplace. It was the culmination of Season One of HHSAA esports, after regular-season matches were held remotely in the fall of 2019. Season Zero, a trial season, was held in the spring of 2019.


A high school eSports player is shown competing in Rocket League at the HHSAA eSports championships Saturday at the HPU eSports Arena at Aloha Tower Marketplace. Photo courtesy of Parish Kaleiwahea.

Moanalua’s winning team (also known as Prestige), was made up of Chris Jung, Dayven Akamine-Rabaino, Enson Miyakado, Adithep Warakanbancha, DiAeris McRaven, Colby Tomita, Braydon Nagasako and Joshua Villanueva.

Kamehameha-Maui’s championship team (also known as KSM White) members were Jayden Walker, Laakea Golis, Brenden Hanada, Jonah Walker and Isaiah Auweloa.


Moanalua won the League of Legends title at the HSAA eSports championships Saturday at the HPU eSports Arena at Aloha Tower Marketplace. Photo courtesy of Parish Kaleiwahea.

Kamehameha-Hawaii’s championship team (also known as Lono Blue) members were Dylan Rosehill, Kaleb-Joshua Mahoe, Kamakalehua Yoshida, Gabrielle Faagata, Rion Chong, Chadwick Guerrero and Elijah Scovel.

Natalie Iwamoto of the HHSAA confirmed Wednesday that there will be a spring 2020 season.


HHSAA eSports championship teams
Season One / Fall 2019-2020
>> League of Legends: Moanalua (Prestige)
>> Rocket League: Kamehameha-Maui (KSM White)
>> Smite: Kamehameha-Hawaii (Lono Blue)

Season Zero / Spring 2019
>> League of Legends: Roosevelt (Luka Fox)
>> Rocket League: Hilo (SNS Vikings)

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