Sports Spotlight

Jacob Black

• Baldwin High School / Grade 12 • GPA: 3.6 • SPORTS: Cross country, swimming, track and field • FAMILY: Denise and Pat Black of Kihei • ACTIVITIES: Surfing, bodyboarding, stand-up paddling, Junior Lifeguard Program • FUTURE PLANS: Attending the University of Hawaii Maui ...

Siliilagi Moeai

• Hana High School / Grade 12 • GPA: 4.0 • SPORTS: Basketball, air riflery, cross country, volleyball • FAMILY: Malofou and Ramona Moeai of Hana • ACTIVITIES: Student Government, National Honor Society • FUTURE PLANS: Studying digital media at Brigham Young University or ...

Chloe Gangnath

• Seabury Hall / Grade 12 • GPA: 3.5 (AP calculus, chemistry, environmental science) • SPORTS: Cross country, track and field, basketball • FAMILY: Gary and Leslie Gangnath of Makawao • ACTIVITIES: Math Team, Maui Humane Society, Blue Zones Project • FUTURE PLANS: Studying ...

Chanson Hoopai-Waikoloa

• Hana High School / Grade 12 • GPA: 3.0 • SPORTS: 8-man football, volleyball, basketball, wrestling • FAMILY: Ekahi and Anjoleen Hoopai-Waikoloa of Hana • ACTIVITIES: Ku‘i Club, Hana Canoe Club, volunteer with Hana Middle School volleyball • FUTURE PLANS: Studying ...

Benjamin Swartz

• Seabury Hall / Grade 12 • GPA: 3.26 • SPORTS: Football, paddling • FAMILY: Matt and Veia Swartz of Kihei • ACTIVITIES: Help coach Seabury Big Boys football team, camping, mountain biking • FUTURE PLANS: Attending the United States Naval Academy • SPORTS LESSONS: ...

Micah Angela Manuel

• Lanai High School / Grade 12 • GPA: 3.512 (English 100, Math 103) • SPORTS: Cross country and softball • FAMILY: Melanie and Perry Manuel of Lanai City • ACTIVITIES: Leo Club, L-Club, fishing, hiking • FUTURE PLANS: Studying physical therapy at a Mainland college • ...

Sela Panuve

• Baldwin High School / Grade 12 • GPA: 3.909 (AP English, literature, physics) • SPORTS: Soccer, track and field, volleyball • FAMILY: Malakai and Malia Panuve of Pukalani • ACTIVITIES: AOHT Club, spending time with family and friends • FUTURE PLANS: Attending UCLA, LSU ...

Naighel Calderon

• Lanai High School / Grade 12 • GPA: 3.15 • SPORTS: Baseball, basketball, football • FAMILY: Charlie and Kimberly Calderon of Lanai City • ACTIVITIES: Letterman’s Club • FUTURE PLANS: Studying communication and cinematography at UC Santa Barbara • SPORTS LESSONS: ...

Robert Mawae

• Molokai High School / Grade 11 • GPA: 3.25 (AP English) • SPORTS: Cross country • FAMILY: Clare Mawae of Kaunakakai • ACTIVITIES: Leo Club, HOSA, MEPO, Multi-cultural Club, Youth in Motion volunteer • FUTURE PLANS: Attending the Air Force Academy • SPORTS LESSONS: “What ...

Hailee-Adrianna Sanchez

• Maui High School / Grade 12 • GPA: 4.0 (AP English, European history) • SPORTS: Soccer, cross country, track and field • FAMILY: Estrelita Antes of Wailuku • ACTIVITIES: HOSA, Interact Club, Student Athletic Director • FUTURE PLANS: Studying pre-med at a California ...

Taye Mowat

• Molokai High School / Grade 12 • GPA: 3.4 (early college courses) • SPORTS: Volleyball, wrestling, track and field • FAMILY: Laree and Hawaiiloa Mowat of Kapaakea • ACTIVITIES: Leo Club, singing • FUTURE PLANS: Studying early childhood and special education at Whitman ...

Kia‘i Molina

• Maui High School / Grade 12 • GPA: 3.8 (AP English, literature) • SPORTS: Football, track and field • FAMILY: Keola and Monique Gomes of Kahului • ACTIVITIES: FCCLA, reading, creative writing • FUTURE PLANS: Studying criminal justice at Indiana University • SPORTS ...

Alexander Fahland

• King Kekaulike High School / Grade 12 • GPA: 3.7 (AP calculus, environmental science, psychology) • SPORTS: Surfing, cross country • FAMILY: Alison and Randy Fahland of Haiku and Kihei • ACTIVITIES: Bodyboarding, cliff jumping • FUTURE PLANS: Attending college • ...

Bryana Yoshida

• Baldwin High School / Grade 12 • GPA: 3.6 • SPORTS: Softball, volleyball • FAMILY: Krystal Chong • ACTIVITIES: Upward Bound, Student Council, Spanish Club • FUTURE PLANS: Going to college out of state • SPORTS LESSONS: “What I enjoy most about being an athlete is ...

Kalena Vaivai

• King Kekaulike High School / Grade 12 • GPA: 3.0 • SPORTS: Volleyball, water polo • FAMILY: Kanani Adolpho and Kevin Vaivai of Kahului • ACTIVITIES: Going to the beach, playing volleyball and family time • FUTURE PLANS: Studying sports medicine at Utah State • ...

Malachi Semo

• Baldwin High School / Grade 12 • GPA: 3.9 (AP physics, literature and composition, European history) • SPORTS: Cross country, soccer • FAMILY: Mickey and Mitzi Semo of Wailuku • ACTIVITIES: Boy Scouts • FUTURE PLANS: Studying physics at Embry-Riddle Aeronautical ...

Michael Tyler Bates

• Lahainaluna High School / Grade 12 • GPA: 3.4 • SPORTS: Wrestling • FAMILY: Michael and Joanne Bates of Lahaina • ACTIVITIES: Helping out with Lahaina Roughnecks wrestling • FUTURE PLANS: Studying architecture at an Oregon or California college • SPORTS LESSONS: ...

Cassidy Matsuda

• Maui High School / Grade 12 • GPA: 4.095 (AP English, world history, calculus) • SPORTS: Cross country, soccer • FAMILY: Mark and Gwyn Matsuda of Kahului • ACTIVITIES: Student government, Key Club, DECA, National Honor Society, Athletic Council • FUTURE PLANS: Studying ...

Tayler Peligrino-Hayase

• Lahainaluna High School / Grade 12 • GPA: 3.2 • SPORTS: Wrestling, cheerleading • FAMILY: Jonelle Watson and Jason Hayase of Lahaina • ACTIVITIES: Fellowship of Christian Athletes Club, Academy of Hospitality and Tourism • FUTURE PLANS: Studying criminology at a ...

Aidan Vigneux

• Maui High School / Grade 12 • GPA: 3.8 (English 100, AP English) • SPORTS: Baseball, bowling, surfing • FAMILY: Duey and Stephanie Vigneux of Kihei • ACTIVITIES: Volunteer coach at Hitters Paradise, working out and hanging out with family and friends • FUTURE PLANS: ...