Nalu Kahapea, a recent Kamehameha graduate, signed to play basketball at Peninsula (Wash.) College, joining a small BIIF club with well-known members.
Michael O’Shaughnessy remembers the initiation in 1986: Aku Hauanio nominated him as the Puna Canoe Club president and Afa Tuaolo as head coach, and that was the start of a prosperous partnership in the Moku O Hawaii Outrigger Canoe Racing Association.
At 6 years old, Makena Ahuna had already mapped a plan to college and knew volleyball was the vehicle that would drive her there.
Jose Lizardi and Kama Lee Loy are part of the undefeated Keaukaha freshmen crew, which has figured out a game plan to stake claim to a Moku O Hawaii Outrigger Canoe Racing Association property that Puna previously owned.
Kadedin Ioane-Ogawa and Kahale Huddleston sat at a table inside the Vikings Gym and looked out at the crowd that numbered nearly 200 people or maybe more, a loud statement of support.