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Making Her Dreams a Reality: One of the Boys

Making Her Dreams a Reality: One of the Boys

Shannon Hussey, Staff Reporter

September 19, 2017


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As a newfound kicker on the football team, Leihali‘a Panui believes that without the boys on the team her football career would not have been possible. “The boys on the team are more than just my teammates, they’re my brothers”, said Panui. The overall support of the boys on the football team...

First Female Kicker Since 2009: Experience of a Lifetime

First Female Kicker Since 2009: Experience of a Lifetime

Shannon Hussey, Staff Reporter

September 19, 2017


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Defying gender norms has become a reality for senior, Leihali‘a Panui as she becomes the first female football kicker since 2009. Panui is the ASKS Executive Director alongside Honu Nichols and one of the kickers on the varsity football team. “As one of the leaders of the student body, balancing...

2012 Graduate Zeke Lau Uses WSL Championship Tour to Promote Hawaiian Culture

2012 Graduate Zeke Lau Uses WSL Championship Tour to Promote Hawaiian Culture

Nick Wong, Online Editor

September 19, 2017


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The arrival of the winter swells at Oʻahu’s North Shore marks the seasonal transition from Kau (the dry season) to Hoʻoilo (the wet season). To celebrate the changing of the seasons and a new calendar year in native Hawaiian culture comes Makahiki, a season of peace, harvest, sport, and play. As...

Warriors Remain Confident Going into Punahou Game

Warriors Remain Confident Going into Punahou Game

Marc Holmberg, Emma Cornelison, Keanu Rowe, Clay Ah Soon, JP Newmann, and Nick Wong

September 8, 2017


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Last Friday’s football game against Saint Louis showed that there is still room for improvement for our Warriors. With many players out due to injury, both the offense and defense struggled against the second ranked St. Louis team. Despite the disappointing score, prior successes from pre-season...

End Of JV Tennis Season

End Of JV Tennis Season

Pōlaʻa Yim, Staff Reporter

December 4, 2016


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As first quarter came flying by, so did this years JV Girls Tennis season. This season has been a very eventful one with just about 20 players participating this season. Coached by Randall Shin, these young ladies were able to rank 4th place overall against all other particaipating ILH schools. It was a great sea...

The Secret Behind a Winning Team

The Secret Behind a Winning Team

Leina Panui, Staff Reporter

November 29, 2016


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After winning their 19th ILH title, the varsity volleyball girls prepared themselves for another hectic week for the upcoming state tournament. The question whispered in the halls of Kamehameha as the day came near; what is the secret to their wins? “Teamwork makes the dream work is the perfect sa...

Catching Up With Quade: Cross Training Creates Champions (Extended Version)

Catching Up With Quade: Cross Training Creates Champions (Extended Version)

Laʻakea Aiu, Director of Online

November 29, 2016


Filed under Features, Sports

Athletic recruiting for college sports, worldwide, is increasingly becoming more competitive every day. Due to this abrupt increase of competitive athletic recruiting, student athletes feel they should focus on one sport to fulfill their greatest potential. With a lot of athletes pursuing the option...

Varsity Volleyball Girls Finish 16th in Las Vegas Tournament

Varsity Volleyball Girls Finish 16th in Las Vegas Tournament

Diani Martin, Staff Reporter

October 7, 2016


Filed under Features, Sports

The Kamehameha varsity volleyball girls took on the Durango Fall Classic volleyball tournament in Las Vegas, Nevada. The two-day tournament was held at Coronado High School and Durango High School. The volleyball girls played a total of seven other teams. On Friday, September 16, the girls only played...

Boys Water Polo Season Starts On A High Note

Boys Water Polo Season Starts On A High Note

Sydney Story, Staff Reporter

October 7, 2016


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Water polo season is in full swing for the Kamehameha boys. The Varsity II team had their first game on August 30th versus the boys of ʻIolani, and the Varsity I boys had their first match against the Raiders on September 2nd. The games resulted in a win for Varsity II and a loss for Varsity I. Since...

New Coach, Players Form Early Bond

Chase Rhinelander, Staff Reporter

August 25, 2016


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The Warriors have raised some eyebrows coming into the 2016 season under the guidance of new head coach Abu Maʻafala. “[The] transition has been good, still getting used to the traffic, but I love coming to work every day,” said Maʻafala. Some of his most memorable moments with the team so...

KS Alum Leads VolleyBall Team In Rio

KS Alum Leads VolleyBall Team In Rio

Mikaela Nishida, Reporter

August 24, 2016


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Micah Christenson, KS graduate '11, recently led his team to a bronze-medal finish for men’s volleyball at the 2016 Rio Olympics. Team USA won their bracket for the Quarterfinals, but unfortunately lost to Italy in the Semi-finals. Christenson and his team finished with a win against Russia for 3rd place. ...

Rifle team completes post season action

Rifle team completes post season action

Paige Chang, Staff Reporter

May 19, 2016


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The Kamehameha rifle team’s post-season wrapped up with an astonishing total of seven medals, four gold and three silver, medaling in all five of the post-season competitions. The post season started on March 12 with the AIM match, a 1x40 precision standing match, and ended with the CMP 3x20 precision...

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