Sports Spotlight

Caylee Tuzon

* Kamehameha Schools Maui / Grade 12* GPA: 3.88* SPORT: Volleyball* FAMILY: Dwayne and Kim Tuzon of Pukalani* ACTIVITIES: National Honor Society, TUC, Peer Mediation* FUTURE PLANS: Majoring in architecture or business management in college* SPORTS LESSONS: "The thing that I enjoy most about ...

Jarred Kaipo Paranada

* Baldwin High School / Grade 12* GPA: 3.2* SPORTS: Football, track and field, basketball* FAMILY: Lynelle Paranada of Kahului* FUTURE PLANS: Studying athletic training* SPORTS LESSONS: "I enjoy working with my team to reach a common goal and pushing myself to become better every day. Being an ...

Andrew Amaral

* Kamehameha Schools Maui / Grade 12* GPA: 2.84* SPORT: Cross country, track and field* FAMILY: Darryl and Faye Amaral of Makawao* ACTIVITIES: Japanese Club, volunteering for Feed My Sheep* FUTURE PLANS: Studying computer science in college* SPORTS LESSONS: "Even though I do individual sports, ...

Precious Rawlins

* Molokai High School / Grade 12* GPA: 3.8 (honors English and math)* SPORTS: Basketball, volleyball, softball* FAMILY: Sean and Princess Kekahuna of Hoolehua* ACTIVITIES: Student council, Early College High School Program, Ka Hikina O Ka La, volunteering at Punana Leo Preschool, Ka Honua ...

Sadie Ansai

* Baldwin High School / Grade 12* GPA: 3.8* SPORT: Cheerleading* FAMILY: Tracy and Nathan Pellazar Jr. of Wailuku, Scott and Kristie Ansai of Hawaii Kai* ACTIVITIES: Bear Power Club president, senior class representative, singing, spending time with family, watching sunsets* FUTURE PLANS: ...

Jershon Kaalekahi

* Molokai High School / Grade 12* GPA: 4.1 (AP English literature)* SPORTS: Air riflery, golf, basketball, football* FAMILY: John and Kristin Kaalekahi Jr.* ACTIVITIES: Diving, hunting, fishing, reading, playing music, playing video games* FUTURE PLANS: Studying electrical engineering at ...

Bailey Honda

* Lahainaluna High School / Grade 11* GPA: 4.0* SPORTS: Football, track and field* FAMILY: Vance and Catherine Honda of Lahaina* ACTIVITIES: National Honor Society, Eagle Scout, flying lessons, going to the beach, being with family* FUTURE PLANS: Studying mechanical engineering at BYU-Provo* ...

Briana Yamamoto

* Maui High School / Grade 12* GPA: 4.04 (AP literature, calculus)* SPORTS: Cross country, soccer, track and field* FAMILY: Flo and Clarence Yamamoto of Kihei* ACTIVITIES: Key Club, National Honor Society, hula and Tahitian, volunteering at St. Theresa's Life Teen Program and Maui United Soccer ...

Ashley Ganer

* Lahainaluna High School / Grade 11* GPA: 3.5* SPORT: Volleyball* FAMILY: Alfred and Charmaine Ganer of Lahaina* ACTIVITIES: Aloha Club, Church of Jesus Christ of Latter Day Saints Young Women Program* FUTURE PLANS: Studying graphic designs at the University of Arizona* SPORTS LESSONS: "What I ...

Tyler Cooper

* Baldwin High School / Grade 12* GPA: 3.76 (AP calculus, European history, biology, English)* SPORT: Cross country* FAMILY: Jim and Shauna Cooper of Kahului* ACTIVITIES: Volunteer at Puukukui* FUTURE PLANS: Studying sports science and physical therapy in college* SPORTS LESSONS: "Being an ...

Feleti Afemui

* Maui High School / Grade 12* GPA: 4.0 (AP calculus, physics)* SPORTS: Football, basketball* FAMILY: Amelia and Penisoni Afemui of Kihei* ACTIVITIES: Interact Club, hanging out with friends and family* FUTURE PLANS: Studying secondary education in college* SPORTS LESSONS: "What I enjoy most ...

Emi Abe

* King Kekaulike High School / Grade 12* GPA: 4.1 (AP English language and composition, calculus, British literature, psychology)* SPORTS: Tennis, volleyball* FAMILY: Eric and Dominga Abe of Pukalani* ACTIVITIES: STEM Club, HOSA, Interact Club, National Honor Society, Church Youth Leadership* ...

Katie Yoshioka

* Baldwin High School / Grade 12* GPA: 4.089 (AP English, chemistry)* SPORTS: Water polo, bowling, swimming* FAMILY: Harry and Melissa Yoshioka of Wailuku* ACTIVITIES: National Honor Society, Key Club, graduation committee* FUTURE PLANS: Studying chemistry at a West Coast university* SPORTS ...

Mau Loa Pacheco

* King Kekaulike High School / Grade 12* GPA: 3.0* SPORTS: Football, wrestling* FAMILY: Charlie and Ronda Pacheco of Kula* ACTIVITIES: Culinary Club, being outdoors* FUTURE PLANS: Studying fire science at Northern Arizona University* SPORTS LESSONS: "What I enjoy most about being an athlete is ...

Kaelon Wainui

* Baldwin High School / Grade 12* GPA: 3.2* SPORTS: Volleyball, football, canoe paddling* FAMILY: Taiva and Denise Wainui of Kahului* FUTURE PLANS: Studying marine science at the University of Hawaii-Hilo* SPORTS LESSONS: "What I enjoy most about being an athlete is meeting new friends. Being ...

Jasmine Cabajar

* Maui High School / Grade 12* GPA: 3.5 (AP world history, literature)* SPORTS: Golf, basketball* FAMILY: Jovie and Joseph Cabajar of Wailuku* ACTIVITIES: Maui High Interact Club, AVID Program, volunteering for Maui Marathon, Maui Oceanfront Marathon and Hyundai Tournament of Champions* FUTURE ...

Olivia Carbajal

* St. Anthony High School / Grade 12* GPA: 3.8 (AP literature and composition)* SPORTS: Soccer, softball, swimming* FAMILY: Jason and Lesley Carbajal of Wailuku* ACTIVITIES: National Honor Society, band, L.I.F.E. Team, student government, Action Team Music Ministry* FUTURE PLANS: Attending ...

Keola Teruya DiMaggio

* Maui High School / Grade 12* GPA: 3.5 (AP European history)* SPORTS: Judo, wrestling* FAMILY: Christina Teruya of Kahului* ACTIVITIES: AVID, Kamehameha Scholars Program* FUTURE PLANS: Studying engineering at Oregon State University* SPORTS LESSONS: "What I enjoy most about being an athlete is ...

Noah Miller

* St. Anthony High School / Grade 11* GPA: 3.9* SPORT: Golf* FAMILY: Suzi and Paul Miller* ACTIVITIES: National Honor Society, volunteering at Hale Kau Kau and the Surfrider Foundation* FUTURE PLANS: Attending college, with a major to be decided* SPORTS LESSONS: "Being an athlete has really ...

Genesis Gil

* King Kekaulike High School / Grade 12* GPA: 4.0 (AP biology, literature, statistics, Spanish, psychology)* SPORTS: Track and field, cross country* FAMILY: Marta J. Gil and Joel Gil Coca of Kula* ACTIVITIES: HOSA Club, STEM Club, student government, Spanish Club, National Honor Society* FUTURE ...