KAHUKU — The saying "it's a game of runs" rang true Saturday night.
An 8-0 run to close out the first half was ultimately the difference as No. 9 Kahuku held off a late charge by No. 8 Moanalua for a 62-56 Oahu Interscholastic Association Eastern Division win at Thomas G.S. Walker Gymnasium.
The Red Raiders, the defending league and state Division I champions, took a 27-19 lead into the break before holding off a late Na Menehune rally to improve to 3-0 atop the OIA D1-East
BRUCE ASATO / BASATO@STARADVERTISER.COM Kahuku guard Leiah Naeata dribbled past the pressure defense of Kalani guard Daesha Viela in the third quarter at the Kahuku gym on Wednesday. Maybe the future is now after all. With just two seniors on their roster, a lineup flush with talented underclassmen and a youth program on the rise, the Lady Raiders of Kahuku are building toward the future. They’re also taking a stand in the present after a 41-38 upset of No. 10 Kalani on Wedne
From left to right: Mark Atuaia, Robert Anae, Ken Niumatalolo, Shaun Nua, Vic So'oto (Courtesy photo/Jim Daves/Virginia Athletics) Virginia offensive coordinator Robert Anae had the best vantage point from his spot near the door at Hotel Washington’s top-floor lounge Tuesday night. He was at a work event, the “Meet the Coaches Reception” ahead of Thursday’s Military Bowl between Virginia and Navy, but everywhere he looked, he saw men he considered to be more than his colleagu
Kahuku center Sisilia Kaufusi attempted a shot against Kalani forward Logan Luke in the third quarter on Wedneday. Photo by Bruce Asato/Star-Advertiser. There’s something to be said for a five-game win streak.
After all, not all humans have experienced this, whether it was youth league, professional sports or right here in high school. The Kalani Falcons had this. They arrived in Kahuku on a cloudy, cool evening ready to defend their place atop the OIA East girls basketball
CINDY ELLEN RUSSELL / CRUSSELL@STARADVERTISER.COM Kahuku’s two time state champion wrestler Teniya Alo. Once, they were sisters fighting in the living room. Someday, they could be representing the United States at the Olympics. That’s the hope anyway. Actually, it’s more than that. It’s a pact thought up and agreed on by Teniya Alo and her older sister, Teshya, and there is still some substantial heavy lifting ahead to make it a reality for 2020 in Tokyo. “We planned this sin
20th Century Fox/YouTube The Greatest Showman, which hits theaters on Dec. 20, follows the story of real-life circus owner, P.T. Barnum in his quest to entertain people with things they've never seen before. One of the circus's performers, Lettie Lutz, is a bearded woman with an incredible voice, and the person who plays the bearded lady in The Greatest Showman, Hawaiian actor and singer Keala Settle, is a serious talent to watch. Settle might be a newcomer to Hollywood, but
From the time he was a child, people have expected great things from John John Florence. Born and raised on the North Shore of Oahu, the 25-year-old Hawaiian, who first started surfing with his mother as a 6-month old, has always been seen as a prodigy — and one who could return Hawaii to the top of the sport after a long absence. Florence started surfing on the professional tour in 2011 and was quickly dubbed “The Next Kelly Slater.” Since then, the surfing community has bee
The stage actress stands up for “rejects” in Hugh Jackman’s latest passion project. 20TH CENTURY FOX Keala Settle portrays Lettie Lutz, the bearded lady, in “The Greatest Showman.” When Keala Settle considers the possibility of performing at the Oscars, she shivers. “Your mouth to God’s ears, honey,” she yelled over the phone, as a makeup artist removed her beard following a rehearsal for the live “Greatest Showman” commercial that aired Sunday. “Your mouth to God’s ears!” Se
COURTESY WSL / CESTARI Haleiwa’s John John Florence, above, was paraded around the beach after he clinched his second world championship during the Billabong Pipe Masters on Monday. Haleiwa’s John John Florence didn’t flinch under heavy pressure Monday and secured his second straight world surfing championship in the Billabong Pipe Masters. The clinching moment came at about 1:30 p.m., when the only other remaining competitor to the throne, Brazil’s Gabriel Medina, lost to Fr
COURTESY WORLD SURF LEAGUE John John Florence advanced to the quarterfinals of the Billabong Pipe Masters 2017 after winning heat two of round four today at Banzai Pipeline. Haleiwa’s John John Florence captured his second straight world championship in the Billabong Pipe Masters surf contest at Ehukai Beach today. Florence got it done when the only other world-crown contender remaining, Brazil’s Gabriel Medina, lost in the quarterfinals of the World Surf League championship