Sports Spotlight

Keiolani Falcum

* King Kekaulike High School / Grade 12* GPA: 3.5 (AP psychology)* SPORTS: Basketball, softball, volleyball* FAMILY: Antonio and Marleen Siten of Makawao* ACTIVITIES: Key Club, going to the beach, volunteering with Saint Joseph's youth group* FUTURE PLANS: Attending the University of ...

Justine Dancel

* Maui High School / Grade 12* GPA: 3.2* SPORTS: Basketball, football, volleyball* FAMILY: Ray and Dalia Dancel of Kahului* ACTIVITIES: Auto Club, attending church, spending time with friends* FUTURE PLANS: Studying to be an automotive mechanic at a Mainland college* SPORTS LESSONS: "Being an ...

Trey Taniguchi

* King Kekaulike High School / Grade 12* GPA: 3.5 (AP statistics, psychology)* SPORTS: Soccer* FAMILY: Michele and Randal Taniguchi of Kula* ACTIVITIES: Club soccer, Valley Isle Soccer Academy coach* FUTURE PLANS: Studying computer engineering at a California junior college* SPORTS LESSONS: ...

Nicole Neilson

* St. Anthony High School / Grade 12* GPA: 3.79 (AP American literature)* SPORTS: Soccer, volleyball, softball* FAMILY: Sarah and Ray Neilson of Kahului* ACTIVITIES: Student Government, National Honor Society, L.I.F.E. Team, Band, Action Team, Kahoolawe Island Reserve Commission* FUTURE PLANS: ...

Brandi Bautista

* Maui High School / Grade 12* GPA: 3.4 (AP English literature composition, European history)* SPORTS: Soccer, cross country* FAMILY: Belden and Sharin Bautista of Kahului* ACTIVITIES: Students for Safety, Spanish Club, ACOM representative, traveling, hiking* FUTURE PLANS: Studying biology at ...

Kalalani Kaaikala-Caban

* Lahainaluna High School / Grade 12* GPA: 2.5 (AP government)* SPORTS: Basketball, track and field* FAMILY: Arthur and Dawn Jacinto of Lahaina* ACTIVITIES: Rotary Interact member, HOSA, Best Buddies secretary* FUTURE PLANS: Studying biology and human anatomy at Walla Walla University* SPORTS ...

Austin Jay Baguyo

* Maui High School / Grade 12* GPA: 3.4 (English 100, AP World History, AP precalculus)* SPORTS: Basketball, track and field* FAMILY: Andre and Jovy Baguyo of Kihei* ACTIVITIES: ACOM Path Core, DECA, coaching youth basketball* FUTURE PLANS: Studying kinesiology at a university in Chicago* ...

Elisapeta Hafoka

* Lahainaluna / High School Grade 12* GPA: 3.75* SPORTS: Basketball* FAMILY: Lemao and Tausing Hafoka of Lahaina* ACTIVITIES: Mormon Helping Hands, beach clean-up* FUTURE PLANS: Studying psychology at the University of Utah* SPORTS LESSONS: "What I enjoy most about being an athlete is that I am ...

Hepuakea Falealii

* Molokai High School / Grade 12* GPA: 3.3 (English 100)* SPORTS: Basketball, track and field* FAMILY: Kapua and Sepu Falealii of Hoolehua* ACTIVITIES: FFA, MEPO, Multicultural Club* FUTURE PLANS: Studying kinesiology at Western Oregon University* SPORTS LESSONS: "What I enjoy most about being ...

Po‘okelakuikahi Givonn Akiona

* King Kekaulike High School / Grade 12* GPA: 3.4 (AP psychology)* SPORTS: Track, cross country, swimming* FAMILY: Derek and Keala Akiona of Kula* ACTIVITIES: Fishing, diving, volunteering for the American Cancer Society Relay for Life* FUTURE PLANS: Studying fire science at the University of ...

Jordan Boswell

* Molokai High School / Grade 12* GPA: 3.9 (AP language, literature, calculus, chemistry, U.S. history)* SPORTS: Wrestling, volleyball, basketball* FAMILY: Aaron and Ui Boswell of Hoolehua* ACTIVITIES: HOSA, Pepp Club, Drama Club, MEPO club, Boy Scouts* FUTURE PLANS: Attending Brigham Young ...

Makena Robinson

* King Kekaulike High School / Grade 12* GPA: 3.9 (AP psychology, English literature, statistics)* SPORTS: Soccer, cross country* FAMILY: Zackary and Fanchette Robinson of Makawao* ACTIVITIES: Environmental Club, Key Club* FUTURE PLANS: Studying early childhood education in college* SPORTS ...

Shayla Hoeft

* Seabury Hall / Grade 12* GPA: 3.5 (AP U.S. history, environmental science)* SPORTS: Volleyball, paddling, tennis, basketball* FAMILY: Gus and Stacey Hoeft of Kihei* ACTIVITIES: Student Council, Spirit Committee* FUTURE PLANS: Attending the University of Nevada, Reno* SPORTS LESSONS: "I love ...

Troy Waki

* Baldwin High School / Grade 12* GPA: 3.7* SPORTS: Wrestling, judo* FAMILY: Van and Aileen Waki of Kahului* ACTIVITIES: DECA, weightlifting, mixed martial arts, going to the beach, cliff jumping* FUTURE PLANS: Studying business management at Southern Oregon University* SPORTS LESSONS: "Being ...

Noel Mutzenberg

* Seabury Hall / Grade 12* GPA: 3.5* SPORTS: Football, soccer, baseball* FAMILY: Walter and Fumi Mutzenberg of Haiku* ACTIVITIES: Creating* FUTURE PLANS: Studying business in college* SPORTS LESSONS: "What I enjoy most about being an athlete is exploring the limits of your body. Being an ...

Kendra Bean

* Baldwin High School / Grade 12* GPA: 3.833 (AP English, European history)* SPORTS: Water polo, swimming* FAMILY: Charles and Traci Bean of Wailuku* ACTIVITIES: Best Buddies, Tree Huggers* FUTURE PLANS: Studying labor relations and sociology at an East Coast university* SPORTS LESSONS: "Being ...

Cherie Malacas

* Lanai High School / Grade 12* GPA: 3.0 (English 100, Math 103, Biology 100, Psychology 100)* SPORTS: Softball, basketball, volleyball* FAMILY: Shelly and Jarrod Barfield of Lanai City* ACTIVITIES: Leo Club, L-Club vice president, Associated Students of Lanai High treasurer, hunting, hiking, ...

Justin Inovejas

* Lahainaluna High School / Grade 11* GPA: 3.2* SPORT: Wrestling* FAMILY: Digna and Ernest Inovejas of Lahaina* ACTIVITIES: Japanese Club, Best Buddies club, youth wrestling assistant coach, youth wrestling referee, fishing* FUTURE PLANS: Studying medical bioengineering at Cal Poly* SPORTS ...

Nicholas Niimi

* Lanai High School / Grade 12* GPA: 3.95 (English 100, Math 103)* SPORTS: Volleyball, paddling, cross country* FAMILY: Warren and Karen Niimi of Lanai City* ACTIVITIES: Hawaii State Student Council, Hawaii Meth Project, Leo Club, L-Club, Student body vice president* FUTURE PLANS: Studying ...

Alexis Encinas

* Lahainaluna High School / Grade 11* GPA: 3.7* SPORT: Wrestling* FAMILY: Eric and Cathy Alba of Lahaina* ACTIVITIES: Wrestling, weightlifting, Lahaina Roughnecks coach* SPORTS LESSONS: "A lot of people in this world don't really know what they want to do, but early on I knew exactly who I ...