Sports Spotlight

Diego DePonte

• Molokai High School / Grade 12 • GPA: 3.6 (AP chemistry) • SPORTS: Judo, wrestling, cross country • FAMILY: Nohea and Douglas DePonte of Hoolehua • ACTIVITIES: Multi-Cultural Club, Pacific Asian Affairs Council club, LEO Club, MEPO Club • FUTURE PLANS: Studying health ...

Lyti Akinaka

• King Kekaulike High School / Grade 12 • GPA: 4.0 (AP statistics, design, psychology) • SPORTS: Soccer, cross country, tennis, track and field • FAMILY: Elias and Birlinda Akinaka of Haiku • ACTIVITIES: College Club, training, refereeing, church • FUTURE PLANS: Attending ...

Veronica Winham

• Seabury Hall / Grade 12 • GPA: 3.8 (AP Spanish, environmental science, European history) • SPORTS: Cross country, track and field, swimming • FAMILY: Michele and Scott Winham of Makawao • ACTIVITIES: Best Buddies, Rotary Interact • FUTURE PLANS: Studying journalism or ...

Jayden Kozaki

• Baldwin High School / Grade 12 • GPA: 3.8 • SPORTS: Soccer • FAMILY: Jayson and Sandy Kozaki of Wailuku • ACTIVITIES: Boy Scouts, spending time with friends • FUTURE PLANS: Studying engineering at a Mainland college • SPORTS LESSONS: “What I enjoy most about being ...

Rolando Berdal

• Seabury Hall / Grade 12 • SPORTS: Football, volleyball, basketball, soccer • FAMILY: James and Paula Berdal of Makawao • ACTIVITIES: Art with Heart, Best Buddies, Music Production Club, playing guitar and piano, drawing, going to the beach, volunteer coach • FUTURE PLANS: ...

Sami Saribay

• Lahainaluna High School / Grade 11 • GPA: 3.8 (AP biology) • SPORTS: Wrestling • FAMILY: Leilani Clarion and Samuel Saribay Jr. of Lahaina • ACTIVITIES: HOSA, coaching Lahaina Roughnecks wrestling, having fun with friends • FUTURE PLANS: Studying nursing at Washington ...

Emma de Brum

• Lanai High School / Grade 12 • GPA: 3.25 (AP world history, environmental science; English 100, Math 115) • SPORTS: Wrestling, cross country, softball • FAMILY: Karen and Martin de Brum • ACTIVITIES: L-Club, surfing, hiking • FUTURE PLANS: Studying physical therapy at a West ...

Iverson Turno

• Lahainaluna High School / Grade 12 • GPA: 3.0 • SPORTS: Basketball • FAMILY: Eduardo and Lorena Flores of Lahaina • ACTIVITIES: Playing basketball with dad, playing video games • FUTURE PLANS: Undecided • SPORTS LESSONS: “Being an athlete has taught me how to be ...

Jake Ballesteros

• Lanai High School / Grade 12 • GPA: 3.2 (English 100) • SPORTS: Wrestling, cross country, golf • FAMILY: Francis and Violeta Ballesteros of Lanai City • ACTIVITIES: Lettermans Club, Leo Club, hunting, fishing, camping • FUTURE PLANS: Studying civil engineering at a ...

Deja Ann Cala Nakamura

• Baldwin High School / Grade 12 • GPA: 3.595 • SPORTS: Basketball • FAMILY: Nathan and Johanna Nakamura of Wailuku • ACTIVITIES: Imua Basketball Club, AOHT Club, hanging out with friends • FUTURE PLANS: Studying physical therapy in college • SPORTS LESSONS: “The ...

Kalia Kapisi

• Maui High School / Grade 12 • GPA: 3.9 (AP literature, calculus) • SPORTS: Football, soccer, track and field • FAMILY: Miki and Joe Kapisi of Pukalani • ACTIVITIES: PAAC, Interact, ACOM, art, music, designing • FUTURE PLANS: Studying graphic design at Brigham Young ...

Caele Manley

• Molokai High School / Grade 12 • GPA: 4.091 (AP U.S. history, English literature, English language, calculus) • SPORTS: Wrestling, cross country, volleyball, eight-player football • FAMILY: Louise and Randy Manley of Hoolehua • ACTIVITIES: LEO Club, MEPO Club, PEPP Club, ...

Carter Bell

• Maui High School / Grade 12 • GPA: 3.3 (AP statistics, English) • SPORTS: Football • FAMILY: Linda Bell of Kahului and James Bell of La Habra, Calif. • ACTIVITIES: MHS Carpentry, Building and Construction, photography, carpentry • FUTURE PLANS: Studying business at ...

Shai Rawlins

• Molokai High School / Grade 12 • GPA: 3.6 • SPORTS: Volleyball, paddling, softball • FAMILY: Sean and Princess Kekahuna of Hoolehua • ACTIVITIES: Volleyball, paddling, beach clean-up, Ku la ia • FUTURE PLANS: Studying nursing at the University of Hawaii at Hilo • ...

Rebecca Buenrostro Gallimore

• Baldwin High School / Grade 12 • GPA: 4.048 (AP English) • SPORTS: Water polo, swimming • FAMILY: Jennie Gallimore and Fabian Buenrostro of Kihei • ACTIVITIES: Legislative Action Club, Camp Imua camp leader • FUTURE PLANS: Studying kinesiology at a California ...

Nicholas Stevenson

• King Kekaulike High School / Grade 12 • GPA: 4.045 (AP physics, Spanish, language and composition, psychology, calculus) • SPORTS: Soccer, track and field, cross country • FAMILY: Tenisi and Mark Stevenson of Makawao • ACTIVITIES: Spanish Club, Leo Club, Christian Club, Book ...

Hayden Hawes

• Baldwin High School / Grade 12 • GPA: 3.76 (AP English) • SPORTS: Soccer • FAMILY: Rob and Kristy Hawes of Kihei • ACTIVITIES: Spending time with family and friends, ceramics, coaching U12 AYSO team • FUTURE PLANS: Studying biochemistry at California Polytechnic, San ...

Kaye Carson

• King Kekaulike High School / Grade 12 • GPA: 3.75 (AP statistics, English literature and composition, biology • SPORTS: Bowling, water polo, paddling • FAMILY: Melcah Limsiaco and Wayne Carson of Wailuku • ACTIVITIES: ASL, Book Club, Environmental Club, arts and crafts, ...

Jules Giron

• Maui High School / Grade 12 • GPA: 3.6 (AP English, calculus) • SPORTS: Cross country, track and field, soccer, paddling • FAMILY: Dominador and Judy Giron of Kahului • ACTIVITIES: HOSA, Key Club, Kahului Elementary cross country coach, helping provide childcare services at ...

Reeno Pascual

• Lahainaluna High School / Grade 12 • GPA: 3.3 • SPORTS: Wrestling • FAMILY: Evelyn and Ferdinand Pascual of Napili • ACTIVITIES: Weight training at Coach Conrad’s house, coaching Lahaina Roughnecks • FUTURE PLANS: Studying engineering at Northern Arizona ...