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Macedo avoids elimination at Kiama

Lahaina’s Ocean Macedo competes during the second round of the World Surf League Jeep World Junior Championship today at Kiama, Australia. Macedo won the closely contested elimination heat 16.40-15.90 over Australian Reef Heazlewood to earn a spot in the third round. Later in the day, fellow ...

Warriors take two divisions at MIL regatta No. 2

Kamehameha Schools Maui finished first in the girls and mixed races Saturday in Maui Interscholastic League canoe regatta No. 2 at Kahului Harbor, and Seabury Hall won the boys division. Kamehameha’s mixed crew and the Seabury boys each moved one victory away from clinching league ...

Lunas girls, boys win 10 weight classes at second league meet

Lahainaluna wrestlers took first place in all but one of the six girls weight classes during the second Maui Interscholastic League round-robin tournament of the season Saturday at Baldwin’s Jon Garcia Gym in Wailuku, and also produced five boys winners. In the girls division, Ira Navarro ...

Keawekane’s four goals lift Warriors over Sabers

Ilihia Keawekane scored all of Kamehameha Schools Maui’s goals Saturday night in a 4-3 victory over Maui High in a Maui Interscholastic League girls soccer match at Kanaiaupuni Stadium in Puka­lani. Keawekane scored in the 40th, 47th, 66th and 77th minutes as the Warriors improved to ...

Baldwin swimmers sweep team titles

Baldwin High School’s boys and girls swimming and diving teams each took first place Saturday during Maui Interscholastic League competition at Kihei Aquatic Center, remaining unbeaten through the first two events of the season. In the girls division, the Bears finished with 53 points, four ...

Rainbow Warriors sweep Trojans for Texaco title

Stijn van Tilburg had 14 kills and Rado Parapunov added 11 as the fifth-ranked University of Hawaii men’s volleyball team swept past No. 12 Southern California 25-17, 25-20, 25-22 to win the Texaco Rainbow Warrior Classic on Saturday night at the Stan Sheriff Center in Honolulu. Joe Worsley ...

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Changes seek to improve fan experience

KAPALUA — Fans and volunteers are experiencing major changes to the gate entrance, shuttle traffic and bleachers implemented for this year’s Sentry Tournament of Champions at the Kapalua Plantation Course. The main entrance had been located below the practice green off Plantation Club ...

Kids autograph zone a hit with young fans

For the first time, young golf fans are enjoying their own designated autograph zone outside the scoring trailer at the Sentry Tournament of Champions. The sectioned-off area is located ahead of the standard area for spectators seeking autographs. The kids autograph zone became popular at the ...

Lunas, Bears bring home Paani titles

Three wrestlers fom Lahainaluna High School and two from Baldwin took first place in their weight classes in the open division of the all-girls Punahou-Paani Challenge on Thursday in Honolulu. The Lunas’ Sami Saribay defeated team­mate Ira Navarro, last year’s state champion at 97 ...

Sabers’ win over Warriors gives Lunas state berth

The Maui High School girls basketball team rallied for a 42-32 win over Kamehameha Maui on Friday at Shine Matsui Athletic Center in Kahului, securing the Maui Interscholastic League Division I regular-season title for Lahainaluna. Honey Let Padasdao scored 14 points for the Sabers (3-5), who ...

Valley Isle Scoreboard

BOWLING VALLEY ISLE BOWLING LEAGUE Wednesday’s Results At Maui Bowling Center Standings—Unrespectable’s 47, Strike Force 38, No Ka Oi 37.5, Pac Auto 36.5, All Good 35, Da Hui 34, Jus Us 3. High series (handicap)—Ashley Kobayashi 671, Wesley Apo 651, Scot Gushikuma 647, Corey ...

Rainbow Warriors improve to 2-0 with sweep of Eagles

The Maui News Stijn van Tilburg had eight kills, and the fifth-ranked University of Hawaii men’s volleyball team swept past Juniata 25-10, 25-15, 25-13 in a Texaco Rainbow Warriors Classic match Friday night at the Stan Sheriff Center in Honolulu. Brandon Rattray had six kills and three ...

Kapalua a challenge for newcomers

KAPALUA — Ryan Armour held bragging rights in at least one category during Thursday’s first round of the Sentry Tournament of Champions at the Kapalua Plantation Course. “This is the first time in my life I’m the oldest at anything, so I think this is great,” Armour said with a ...

Leahey takes over as voice of Plantation Course’s first tee

The Maui News Kanoa Leahey had never worked at a professional golf tournament until Thursday’s first round of the Sentry Tournament of Champions. Leahey, a Maui resident who is the television lead for University of Hawaii men’s basketball and men’s and women’s volleyball, as well as ...

Kauhaahaa hired as Boise State assistant

Chad Kauhaahaa, a former Baldwin High School football standout and head coach, has been hired as the defensive line coach at Boise State. Kauhaahaa first revealed his new job with the Mountain West Conference champion Broncos in a direct message via his Twitter account to The Maui News on ...

Macedo moves on at Kiama

Summer Macedo of Lahaina competes during the second round of the World Surf League Jeep World Junior Championship today in Kiama, Australia. Macedo won her elimination heat 14.26-9.30 over Great Britain’s Ellie Turner to advance to the third round, where she will face Japan’s Minori Kawai ...