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Boys make waves at Sakamoto meet

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WAILUKU — It was just two years ago that the Maui Interscholastic League girls dominated the state high school meet, winning five of the eight individual titles. At the same state meet, just one MIL boy made a final. Now, the pendulum appears to be evening out with Maui County ready to make ...

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From Maui to the Majors

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Statistics for 2001 Baldwin graduate Kurt Suzuki of the Washington Nationals: KURT SUZUKI SATURDAY: Did not play. SEASON: 23-88 (.261), 5 HR, 10 runs, 17 RBIs.

Tuning Up For The Drags

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First photo: Nelson Jordet smokes the tires of his altered rail named “Altered Reality” before a test and tuning run Friday. Second photo: Dan Sereno breaks from the starting line in his 1955 Chevy Bel Air Friday night at Maui Raceway Park in Puunene. Third photo: Bryan Gomes smokes his ...

Plantation Course taking shape

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KAPALUA — Ben Crenshaw and Bill Coore certainly enjoy a challenge. When the need arose to refurbish the Kapalua Plantation Course — the second golf course the pair of renowned designers built together back in 1991— they were more than ready. On Wednesday, the home of the Sentry ...

Hawaii Bowl returns to Christmas Eve slot for 2019

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HONOLULU (AP) — The Hawaii Bowl will be back on Christmas Eve this year after being played on Dec. 22 last season, only the fourth time in the game’s history that it had not been held on Dec. 24. The game at Aloha Stadium in Halawa, Oahu, will feature teams from the Mountain West ...

Valley Isle Sports / In Brief

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Maui District athletes win at state rodeo Seven Maui District cowboys and cowgirls earned wins at the Hawaii High School Rodeo Association Jr. High School State Finals, held May 9-12 at Parker Ranch in Waimea, Hawaii. Elizabeth Miranda won pole bending and placed third in girls breakaway, ...

Valley Isle Scoreboard

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ATHLETIC AWARDS MAUI HIGH SCHOOL Baseball—Tyrell Ruiz. Basketball—Boys: Jojo Pacubas; Girls: Kylenna Rieta. Bowling—Boys: Zachary Domingo; Girls: Erikah Dowells. Cheerleading—May Molina. Cross country—Boys: Hunter Shields; Girls: Drayton Ruppenthal. Football—Trent ...

From Maui to the Majors

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Statistics for Baldwin graduate Kurt Suzuki of the Washington Nationals: THURSDAY: Did not play. SEASON: 23-88 (.261), 5 HR, 10 runs, 17 RBIs.

Learn to swim, and love it

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KAHULUI — Sean Cerizo and Patrick Garduque are perfect examples of just what the decades-long free learn-to-swim class — which is a partnership between Maui Swim Club and the county — is all about. Cerizo, who is finishing up his sophomore year at St. Anthony High School, and Garduque, a ...

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Statistics for Baldwin graduate Kurt Suzuki of the Washington Nationals: WEDNESDAY: 0-4. SEASON: 23-88 (.261), 5 HR, 10 runs, 17 RBIs.

Taitum Jones

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• King Kekaulike High School / Grade 12 • GPA: 3.952 (AP Spanish, psychology, English literature) • SPORTS: Swimming, water polo, surfing, cross country • FAMILY: Kathi and Brian Jones of Haiku • ACTIVITIES: College Club, Best Buddies • FUTURE PLANS: Studying nursing in ...

Kaimana Baker

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• St. Anthony High School / Grade 11 • GPA: 3.65 • SPORTS: Basketball, baseball, tennis • FAMILY: Elaine Baker and Patricia Baker of Kihei • ACTIVITIES: Spending time with brothers, friends • FUTURE PLANS: Studying zoology at Washington State University. • SPORTS ...

Valley Isle Scoreboard

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Wrestling Maui Tiger Style Freestyle Tournament Saturday’s Results At Wailuku Gym Menehune Boys 38-40—1. Jedidiah Moncalian, Maui Tiger Style, 2. Anela Nitta, 808 Wrestling Maui, 3. Kommon Cunanan, Napili Surfriders. 42-47—1. Caleb Pico, Lahaina Roughnecks, 2. Ka‘alokuloku ...

From Maui to the Majors

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Statistics for Baldwin graduate Kurt Suzuki of the Washington Nationals: TUESDAY: Did not play. SEASON: 23-84 (.274), 5 HR, 10 runs, 17 RBIs.

The Maui News 2019 MIL Boys Volleyball All-Stars

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While they don’t know each other well, Ethan James and Makoa Kaneaiakala have several things in common on the volleyball court. Both emerged during the Maui Interscholastic League season to make impressions that they hope will fuel winning runs next year. Kaneaiakala is a 6-foot-4 ...

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Statistics for Baldwin graduate Kurt Suzuki of the Washington Nationals: MONDAY: 0-1. SEASON: 23-84 (.274), 5 HR, 10 runs, 17 RBIs.

Calderon named to HHSAA Hall of Honor

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The Maui News Naighel Calderon, a standout baseball, basketball and football player, became the first student-athlete from Lanai High School to be named to the Enterprise Rent-a-Car/Hawaii High School Athletic Association Hall of Honor, the HHSAA announced Sunday morning. Calderon, a ...

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Statistics for Baldwin graduate Kurt Suzuki of the Washington Nationals: SUNDAY: 1-4, run. Singled in fifth inning, scored. SEASON: 23-83 (.277), 5 HR, 10 runs, 17 RBIs.

Playing for Pinehurst

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First photo: Ben Cafferio tees off on Maui Country Club’s 10th hole on his way to winning the boys 13-14 division at the U.S. Kids Golf Championship on Saturday. The event was the finale of the Maui Local Tour for boys and girls ages 5-14. Based on season scores, Cafferio, Dillon Jonke, ...