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Skyler Sands

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• King Kekaulike High School / Grade 12 • GPA: 4.143 (AP statistics, design, English, psychology) • SPORTS: Paddling • FAMILY: Rachael and Will Sands of Haiku • ACTIVITIES: Outdoor exploration, ocean activities • FUTURE PLANS: Studying marine biology in college • ...

Ralph Cacayorin

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• Maui High School / Grade 12 • GPA: 3.5 (AP European history) • SPORTS: Track and field, cross country • FAMILY: Rolex and Grace Magliba of Kihei • ACTIVITIES: DECA, Key Club, playing basketball, lifting weights • FUTURE PLANS: Studying graphic design at the Academy of ...

Sabers edge Bears 51-50

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KAHULUI — All of a sudden, the Maui High School boys basketball team holds its regular-season destiny in its collective hands. The Sabers got there with a hard-fought 51-50 win over Baldwin in a raucous, packed house at the Shine Matsui Athletic Center on Tuesday. Maui High is now 6-2 in ...

UH names Graham new head football coach

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The Maui News and The Associated Press Todd Graham has been hired as University of Hawaii head football coach, athletic director David Matlin announced Tuesday. Graham will be introduced as the program’s 24th head coach today at 2 p.m. at the UH Athletics Department lecture hall, the ...

No. 1 UH wraps up road trip with sweep of King

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The Maui News Colton Cowell had 10 kills and three aces as the top-ranked University of Hawaii men’s volleyball team improved to 9-0 with a 25-19, 25-19, 25-15 win over King on Tuesday in Bristol, Tenn. Cowell, a King Kekaulike High School alum, also had three digs, a block and an assist ...

Valley Isle Sports / In Brief

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Bunch places second at Sunset Pro Junior Maui surfers Jackson Bunch and Ocean Macedo made it to the final of the Sunset Pro Junior on Tuesday, with Bunch finishing in second place and Macedo fourth in the event on Oahu’s North Shore. In a close final, the Big Island’s Brodi Sale put up ...

Valley Isle Scoreboard

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MIL SOCCER BOYS DIVISION I W L T Pts Kamehameha Maui 5 1 1 16 King Kekaulike 5 1 0 15 Baldwin 4 1 1 13 Lahainaluna 2 4 0 6 Maui High 1 5 0 3 DIVISION II W L T Pts Seabury Hall 1 6 0 3 Tuesday’s Result Kamehameha Maui 4, Seabury Hall 0 Today’s Matches Maui ...

‘Doesn’t get any better than this’

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WAILUKU — Kurt Suzuki always comes home with a smile on his face, but the beam seemed to be a bit brighter on Saturday morning at the ninth annual Kurt Suzuki All Pono Baseball Clinic. Suzuki, a 2001 Baldwin High School graduate, walked into Maehara Stadium for the first time as a world ...

Rainbow Warriors need little time to handle Railsplitters

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The Maui News Colton Cowell and Rado Parapunov each had 10 kills as the undefeated University of Hawaii men’s volleyball team swept past Lincoln Memorial on Monday in Harrogate, Tenn. Cowell, a graduate of King Kekaulike High School, also had three digs and a block for the No. 1-ranked ...

Valley Isle Scoreboard

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RUNNING MAUI OCEANFRONT MARATHON Sunday’s Results Kihei to Lahaina MEN Overall—1. Humberto Baeza 2:39:11, 2. Nicholas Aubert 2:42:59, 3. Adam Lazrus 2:53:53. 15-19—1. Joshua Barraza 5:49:31. 20-24—1. Brandon Gardiner 2:54:58, 2. Daniel Chow 3:52:06, 3. Victor Carrillo ...

Short-handed Lunas deny Sabers 42-28

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LAHAINA — Call this Lahai­naluna High School girls basketball team survivors. With two starters out and another severely limited while fighting injuries, the Lunas pulled out a win they had to have to keep their regular-season hopes alive on Saturday night at the Lahaina Civic Center, ...

Dragons’ Sinenci looks to leave legacy

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KAHULUI — No matter what, Hauoli Sinenci is confident he will compete in a Hana High School singlet before the season is over, and hopefully leave a legacy behind. While he didn’t wrestle Saturday during the Maui Interscholastic League meet at Shine Matsui Athletic Center, the Dragons ...

King Kekaulike, Kamehameha girls claim state tournament spots

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The Maui News The King Kekaulike High School and Kamehameha Maui girls soccer teams both qualified for next month’s state tournament after posting wins Saturday. Na Alii improved to 7-0-1 in Maui Interscholastic League play with a 9-0 win over Seabury Hall (1-7-0) in Olinda. Sheylyn ...

Cowell returns, Rainbow Warriors beat Ramblers in 4

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The Maui News and The Associated Press Rado Parapunov had 24 kills, and the top-ranked University of Hawaii men’s volleyball team defeated No. 12 Loyola-Chicago 22-25, 25-23, 25-20, 27-25 on Saturday in Chicago. In his return from a leg injury that kept him out of the Rainbow Warriors’ ...

Valley Isle Scoreboard

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CANOE PADDLING MIL LONG-DISTANCE RACE Saturday’s Results At Ka Lae Pohaku Varsity (4 miles) Girls—1. Seabury Hall-Red 43:05, 2. King Kekaulike-Teal 44:53, 3. Seabury Hall-Blue 45:03. Boys—1.Baldwin 37:36, 2. Seabury-Red 38:22, 3. Lahainaluna 39:00. JV (3 miles) Girls—1. ...

Spartans pull away from Trojans

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WAILUKU — Caden Granum liked what he saw from his Seabury Hall boys basketball team on Friday night in a damp War Memorial Gym. The Spartans got a challenge from St. Anthony before the defending Maui Interscholastic League Division II champions pulled away late for a 64-29 win. Granum ...

Paredes’ coaching journey takes him to Malawi

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KIHEI — Keola Paredes had to pick up malaria medicine on Thursday. It’s a precautionary measure as the 2016 Kamehameha Schools Maui graduate continues his journey toward becoming a top-level soccer coach. Paredes leaves today for Malawi — the 22-year-old had been sitting at home after ...

Mayor declares Kurt Suzuki Day

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Mayor Michael Victorino presents a proclamation to Washington Nationals catcher Kurt Suzuki and son Kai on Friday morning in the Mayor’s Conference Room in Wailuku, as the mayor declared Jan. 17, 2020 as Kurt Suzuki Day in Maui County. Suzuki, a 2001 graduate of Baldwin High School, helped ...

Traffic notification for Sunday’s Maui Oceanfront Marathon

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The Maui News About 1,900 runners are expected to participate in the Maui Oceanfront Marathon on Sunday from Wailea to Lahaina, and drivers are asked to watch carefully for runners on the shoulder and pay attention to the following road delays, detours and closures: There will be traffic ...