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Surprise win a sign of solid foundation for Na Kai Ewalu

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KAHULUI — Na Kai Ewalu Canoe Club entered its host role in Saturday’s John Wilimington III Regatta at Kahului Harbor in seventh place in the Maui County Hawaii Canoe Association standings. That didn’t matter to the girls 13 crew in the purple-and-white boat early in the day. The crew of ...

Toluta‘u makes USA Eagles debut in win over Canada

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Baldwin High School graduate Vili Toluta‘u earned his first international cap with the United States senior men’s rugby team, entering as a sub in the Eagles’ 42-17 victory over Canada on Saturday in Halifax, Nova Scotia. U.S. coach Gary Gold called Toluta‘u into the game for flanker ...

BasketballMaui camp wraps up

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Kai Hiwa Harp spins balls under the supervision of coach Joe Odhiambo during BasketballMaui’s camp last week. The weeklong camp had about 300 participants across three gyms. SECOND PHOTO: Nobu Shing (center) and Kepa Cabanas (right) participate in a drill. THIRD PHOTO: Blaze Potratz makes ...

Balala to take on Kaleiopu at East Maui Boxing Club Show

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Central Maui’s Rocky Balala and Dalis Kaleiopu of Waianae, Oahu, will fight in the main event of Saturday’s East Maui Boxing Club Show at Paia Gym. The card will feature boxers from Maui and Oahu. The event, a fundraiser for East Maui Boxing Club, is sanctioned by USA Boxing. Doors open ...

Valley Isle Scoreboard

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BASEBALL LITTLE LEAGUE DISTRICT III MINORS TOURNAMENT Saturday’s Results At Kaunakakai WEST MAUI 12, MOLOKAI 2, 5 INNINGS Molokai 100 01— 2 5 4 West Maui 820 02—12 4 2 Nykee Naeole-Starkey, Jared Aiana (1) and Kailyn Poepoe. Rachel Pagdilao, Keale Kuluhiwa-Kim (4) and ...

Sports Bulletin Board

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From Maui to the Majors

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Statistics for Baldwin graduate Kurt Suzuki of the Atlanta Braves: _______________ KURT SUZUKI SATURDAY: 2-5, 2B. Doubled to right in fourth inning; singled to center in sixth. SEASON: .282 batting avg. (50-177), 26 runs, 26 RBIs, 8 HR, 6 HBP, 4 E, 2-14 on SB attempts against.

O’Brien ready for international debut

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Hawaii Swimming Club Maui’s Jasmine O’Brien is used to swimming fast. Next week, the reigning back-to-back state champion in the 500-yard freestyle for Seabury Hall will face a new level of competition when she competes at the 12th Oceania Championships in Port Moresby, Papua New ...

Valley Isle Scoreboard

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BASEBALL HAWAII STATE LITTLE LEAGUE DISTRICT III MINORS TOURNAMENT Friday’s Results At Kaunakakai UPCOUNTRY MAUI 5, CENTRAL EAST MAUI 4 Central Maui 202 000 00—4 1 3 Upcountry Maui 112 000 01—5 3 0 Rylee Sparling, Kai Kang (2), Jayson Kahakanu (5), Braedon Souza (6) and Malu ...

From Maui to the Majors

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From Maui to the Majors Statistics for Baldwin graduate Kurt Suzuki of the Atlanta Braves: _______________ KURT SUZUKI FRIDAY: 0-1, HBP. Entered at catcher, hit by pitch in 12th inning. SEASON: .279 batting avg. (48-172), 26 runs, 26 RBIs, 8 HR, 6 HBP, 4 E, 2-14 on SB attempts against.

2017-18 MIL Athletes of the Year: Chayce Akaka

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The names that pop up when Chayce Akaka is in the discussion are legendary for Baldwin High School. From Jason Lopez and Ray Wilhelm in the early 1990s to Keelan Ewaliko and Laakea Kahoohanohano-Davis in recent years, Akaka was Maui Interscholastic League royalty before graduating last ...

BasketballMaui campers learn a trick or two

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First photo: Coach Joe Odhiambo teaches Destinie Martin how to spin a ball on her finger Thursday during BasketballMaui’s summer camp at War Memorial Gym in Wailuku. The week-long camp has about 300 players and 35 coaches spread between three gyms. Second photo: Campers play a spirited ...

Valley Isle Sports / In Brief

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Cadiz earns Gatorade track and field award Baldwin High School’s Rey Cadiz was named the Gatorade Hawaii Boys Track & Field Athlete of the Year on Thursday. As a junior, Cadiz won the 110-meter and 300 hurdles at the state meet in May. He broke a 19-year-old state meet record in the ...

Valley Isle Scoreboard

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ALOHA FRIDAY BOWLING LEAGUE Friday’s Results At Maui Bowling Center Standings—Lee’s 45, Cindy’s 45, Celine’s 44.5, Ipo’s 43.5, Fred’s 37, Francine’s 31, Rich’s 30, Wesley’s 28. High series (handicap)—Rudy Butihi 657, Brian DePonte 639, Celine Belanger 619, Francine ...

From Maui to the Majors

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Statistics for Baldwin graduate Kurt Suzuki of the Atlanta Braves: THURSDAY: Braves Idle. SEASON: .281 batting avg. (48-171), 26 runs, 26 RBIs, 8 HR, 5 HBP, 4 E, 2-14 on SB attempts against.

The Maui News 2018 MIL Golf All-Stars

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Winning her second consecutive Maui Interscholastic League golf title wasn’t the toughest part of Maui High School’s Reese Guzman’s junior year. For the Pepperdine University commit and back-to-back Maui News MIL Girl Golfer of the Year, that adversity was on the green and in the ...

Baldwin finishes at No. 8 in USA Today national rankings

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WAILUKU — An unprecedented, 14-week magic carpet ride reached the end of its journey on Wednesday for the Baldwin High School baseball team: No. 8 in the USA Today Super 25 national rankings. The state champion Bears became the first Maui Interscholastic League team of any kind to make a ...

Maui Style wrestlers claim Western regional titles

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The Maui News Six Maui Style wrestlers claimed triple titles at the USA Western States Wrestling Championships that concluded Wednesday in Pocatello, Idaho. Bella Williams (elementary 73 pounds), Jahlia Miguel (elementary 92), Oscar Williams (schoolboy 106), Kahili Joy (cadet 120), ...