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HHSAA Hall of Honor Inductees for 2011

Pierce Murphy, Island School on Kauai, one of many outstanding inductees
Below is a list of the 2011 Class of 12 inductees for the Hawai’i High School Athletic Association Hall of Honor. They will be formally inducted at a banquet June 5 at the Sheraton Waikiki.
Pierce Murphy is the first-ever inductee from Island School. For more information about the Hall of Honor program, please go to the HHSAA Web site at www.sportshigh.com
• Kalei Adolpho, Moloka’i (basketball, volleyball, track, cross country)
• Micah Christenson, Kamehameha (basketball, volleyball)
• Chrissy Chow, Punahou (judo, wrestling)
• Caprice Dydasco, Kamehameha (soccer)
• Koa Ka’ai, Kamehameha (football, track and field)
• Leisha Li’ili’i, Castle (softball, basketball)
• Marcus Mariota, Saint Louis (football, soccer, track)
• Pierce Murphy, Island School (track, cross country)
• Zhane Santiago, Kahuku (track, soccer)
• Shea Shimabukuro, Kaua’i (football, baseball)
• Maiki Viela, Lahainaluna (basketball)
• Kailea Tracy-Visintainer, Seabury Hall (track, cross country, swimming)

May 18, 2011 Posted by | Events | , , , , , , , , , , | Leave a comment

Multiple HHSAA Judo State Titles with Waiakea’s Yonemori winning #2

                               2011 BOYS JUDO CHAMPIONSHIPS

 Punahou won the girls team championship and Moanalua won the boys team title at the Hawai’i High School Athletic Association Judo State Championships at the University of Hawai’i’s Stan Sheriff Center.

It is Punahou’s third consecutive girls title and Moanalua’s second straight boys championship.

McKinley’s Brittany Balanay (109 pounds), Punahou’s Chrissy Chow (129 pounds) and Mid-Pacific Institute’s David Terao (121 pounds) each won their fourth straight individual state crown.

 Waiakea’s Tyler Yonemori won the boy’s 145 division for his second consecutive state championship.

May 9, 2011 Posted by | Judo | , , , , | Leave a comment