Dawn Aiona • volleyball
The presence of our islands as a remote outpost in the North Pacific can work a couple different ways when it comes to athletes and the sports that capture their interest.
Mikayla Kekoa took the Kohala softball team on a magical red-carpet ride at the HHSAA Division II championships, entertaining everyone on Maui with home runs and pitching gems.
Nanea Kaluau got the big hits when Kealakehe needed someone to step up to the plate and push the softball team over the hump known as Waiakea.
KOHALA COAST When Justin Riele spotted a sea turtle cruising below the surface at Hapuna midway through the swim at the Ironman 70.3 Hawaii on Saturday morning, he knew it was a good omen.
There has been talk of adding instant replay for the Hawaii high school state football tournament for a few years now.