Tribune-Herald Athlete of the Week: Golfer Isaiah Kanno

  • Isaiah Kanno claimed the 57th annual Hawaii State Amateur Stroke Play Championship in a playoff.

Isaiah Kanno • golf

In what might have been his last putt for a while, the Waiakea High senior made it count.


Kanno sank a long birdie to win a three-man playoff and capture the 57th annual Hawaii State Amateur Stroke Play Championship on Oahu.

Considering the COVID-19 pandemic, his final-round 68 could be one to remember.

5 questions

Favorite food: Pasta

Favorite movie: Avengers: Endgame

Favorite athlete: Tiger Woods


Favorite thing about golf: The challenge it provides physically and mentally

Favorite spot on the Big Island: Hapuna Beach

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