Kayjan Pahukoa

A Close-up look at Maui County's High School Athletes presented by Alexander & Baldwin, Inc.

• Lahainaluna High School / Grade 12

• GPA: 3.5

• SPORTS: Basketball

• FAMILY: Kai and Jan Pahukoa of Makawao

• ACTIVITIES: Hunting for pigs, spending time with family and friends

• FUTURE PLANS: Studying environmental engineering in college

• SPORTS LESSONS: “What I enjoy most about being an athlete is I get to stay in shape and I also get to travel and see new places. … Being an athlete has taught me that if I love or want something, I have to work for it. It’s not going to be handed to me.”

* Sports Spotlight students are selected by athletic officials from Maui County high schools and these profiles are compiled by the sports department of The Maui News. The Alexander & Baldwin Foundation makes a $200 donation in honor of each student athlete to their high school’s athletic fund.