With solid showings in the state tournament, three teams — Kahuku, Hawaii Baptist and Mililani — jumped into the Honolulu Star-Advertiser girls volleyball Top 10 final rankings released Monday. Kahuku (13-6), which had an up-and-down regular season and won the third-place Division I match over league rival Kapolei, checked in at No. 7. Hawaii Baptist (13-5) moved into the No. 9 slot by making the D-II final, where the Eagles lost in four sets to Le Jardin. Mililani (13-3) ste
Kahuku defrensive end Bradlee Anae (99) helped tackle a Mililani player in the 2015 OIA title game. The Red Raiders did not give up a point on defense in a 20-7 victory. Jamm Aquino / Honolulu Star-Advertiser. There were no changes in the latest Honolulu Star-Advertiser football rankings this week. Waipahu remained at No. 9 after holding off a pesky Pearl City squad, 23-22, in the OIA Division II championship game last Thursday. In the only other game played last week, Damien
Here's an image roster of our JV Football team. A little late . . . I know. We werenʻt able to catch all of the boys and some chose not to participate but here are the ones that we got. I hope the names match with the images! Adam Requilman - Soph Kamakana Wilkins - Soph Kaleo Clah - Soph Ace Kaufusi - Soph Ezias Matagi-Magalei - Fresh Isaac Vaka - Soph Sione Feinga - Soph Kamakana Mahoni - Soph Chad Vincent - Soph Braxton Cravens - Soph Emilio Munoz - Soph Peleioholani Kaio
The room was still. The room was frantic. The room was insanely loud. No matter what Moanalua did, Kahuku had an answer. And before long, as Moanalua scratched and clawed from behind, Kahuku put an end to Na Menehune’s season with an incredible 25-23, 20-25, 25-22, 21-25, 15-11 win. An astounding quarterfinal victory by a team that finished fifth in its league. Beating a league champion. Advancing to the final four. Perhaps it’s only in Hawaii that this happens, more so betwe
Kahuku's ShaLi Niu guided the ball around the block for a kill during a Division I state quarterfinal match on Thursday. Photo by Darryl Oumi/Special to the Star-Advertiser. The team in blue, Moanalua, played with heart to the end, but it was the team in red — Kahuku — that advanced to the semifinal round of the New City Nissan/HHSAA Girls Volleyball State Championships on Thursday night.
Just like that, unseeded Kahuku knocked out No. 2 seed Moanalua with an epic 25-23, 20
The Red Raiders celebrate after beating Na Menehune in five sets. Pete Caldwell | SL SALT LAKE — ShaLi Niu did a little bit of everything Thursday night.
The 6-foot-1 senior lefty recorded a triple-double and was one of four players in double-digit kills to lift unseeded Kahuku to a thrilling upset of second-seeded Moanalua in five sets in a quarterfinal round match of the New City Nissan/HHSAA Division I Girls Volleyball State Championships.
The set scores were 25-23, 20
CRAIG T. KOJIMA/CKOJIMA@STARADVERTISER.COM Offensive lineman John Wa’a (#51) during practice. It was in the fall of 2009 — six months before the first iPad was sold — when Hawaii offensive lineman John Wa‘a missed a football practice. “I broke my ankle,” said Wa‘a, who was a Kahuku High freshman at the time. Since then, Wa‘a has been dependable as an East Honolulu sunrise. Wa‘a, a fifth-year senior, has not missed a practice or offseason workout. He has played in 45 of a pote
QUICKLY Kahuku High only graduates about 100 male students a year. But since 1970, the Red Raiders have fed 17 players into the NFL and many more into the collegiate ranks. The harsh lights in the wrestling room came on at 5 a.m., and it wasn’t pretty. Members of the Kahuku High football team groaned and rubbed their eyes and made their way toward the men’s room muttering f-bombs, their devout faith notwithstanding. The Red Raiders moved like zombies, the difference being tha
Top-ranked John John Florence is getting ultra close to a second straight world championship and it’s possible the Haleiwa surfer could get it done if competition resumes today at the Rip Curl Pro Portugal. Only three other World Surf League championship tour competitors have a shot — No. 2 Jordy Smith of South Africa, No. 3 Gabriel Medina of Brazil and No. 6 Julian Wilson of Australia. There are two scenarios in which the 25-year-old Florence can wrap up the 2017 world title
Kahuku defense! 'Nuff said! When Mililani and Kahuku meet in 12 days in the OIA championship game, voters in the Honolulu Star-Advertiser Top 10 favor the Trojans.
Mililani, which improved to 10-0 with a 42-6 thumping of Waianae in the OIA semifinals on Friday at Aloha Stadium, jumped Kahuku for the No. 2 spot in the latest Honolulu Star-Advertiser Top 10 released today. Six of the 10 voters picked the Trojans, who own a state-best 15-game winning streak, second ahead of Ka