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Samantha Martinez

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• Baldwin High School / Grade 12 • GPA: 4.019 (AP European history, English at UH-MC) • SPORTS: Softball • FAMILY: Juan Martinez and Kristy Bugtong of Wailuku • ACTIVITIES: HOSA, National Honor Society, Spanish Club, Model UN Club • FUTURE PLANS: Studying physical therapy at ...

Carl Molinaro

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• Seabury Hall / Grade 12 • GPA: 3.83 • SPORTS: Basketball • FAMILY: Donna Molinaro and Luis Heredia of Paia • ACTIVITIES: Art with Heart, Sports Debate Club • FUTURE PLANS: Studying film directing, screenwriting and producing in New York • SPORTS LESSONS: ...

Lunas’ move to D-I unanimously approved

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The last time Lahainaluna High School lost a Maui Interscholastic League football game was Oct. 15, 2016, when Baldwin beat the Lunas 19-13. Since then, Lahainaluna has won an MIL-record 25 straight league games and four straight Division II state titles. Chalk up another major, decisive ...

Silva’s 36-year tenure with Maui High comes to end

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Gilbert Silva, a coach at Maui High School for the last 36 years, has ended his career with the Sabers, he said in an email to The Maui News on Saturday. Silva has been the head coach for Sabers girls basketball for the last 18 years, although he relinquished most of those duties to his ...

Sports Bulletin Board

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EDITOR’S NOTE: The Sports Bulletin Board is published in the Weekender. Mail or bring material to The Maui News, 100 Mahalani St., Wailuku, 96793; fax (808) 242-9087; call (808) 249-6845; or email sports@mauinews. com. DIRECTORY • BADMINTON Keoni Tengan, Department of Parks & ...

Cycle to the Sun moved to Aug. 22

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With the ever-changing COVID-19 pandemic, and the hope that Maui County will resume “normal activities” in a few months, the 36-mile Cycle to the Sun has been postponed to Saturday, Aug. 22. Since the 1980s, the steep and curvy 10,000-foot elevation climb has been ranked as one of the ...

Wailea Golf Club raises over $4K for Maui Food Bank

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The Maui News A soft reopening of the Wailea Golf Club on Sunday netted more than $4,000 for the Maui Food Bank. Over 125 golfers participated in the charitable fundraiser at the Wailea Gold and Blue courses, with the chance to experience the new safety measures implemented in response to ...

Lunas seeking move up to D-I

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Lahainaluna High School, the four-time defending Division II state champion in football, has emailed a proposal to fellow Maui Interscholastic League schools seeking to move to Division I for the 2020 season. Lunas co-head coach Dean Rickard confirmed the news on Wednesday evening — the ...

Valley Isle Scoreboard

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RGC Golf Club Sunday’s Results At Maui Nui Golf Club Low gross—Glenn Ono 75. Net—Glenn Okuda, Glenn Ono, Scott Suda 65, Val Ogata 67, Gerry Caliva 68, Victor Inouye 68. Par 3s—No. 3: Glenn Okuda; No. 7: Irving Koja; No. 12: Gordon Guerrero; No. 14: Jeff Mahoney; No. 17: Victor ...

CJ Hamasaki

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• Kamehameha Schools Maui / Grade 12 • GPA: 3.427 • SPORTS: Football, paddling, track and field • FAMILY: Cy and Dana Hamasaki of Wailuku • ACTIVITIES: Hawaiian Ensemble, working with kids at Word of Life Christian Center, hula • FUTURE PLANS: Studying engineering in ...

Madison Eiting

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• Seabury Hall / Grade 12 • GPA: 3.5 (Honors math) • SPORTS: Swimming, water polo • FAMILY: Debbie Eiting of Kihei • ACTIVITIES: Island Aquatics, canoe paddling • FUTURE PLANS: Attending Linfield College • SPORTS LESSONS: “Being an athlete has taught me how important ...

Sentry TOC ‘excited’ for expanded field

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The Sentry Tournament of Champions has been based on a winners-only-entry format since it was first played in 1953. It has been PGA Tour winners exclusively in its 22-year history at the Kapalua Plantation Course. The 23rd edition of the field here will look a little different when the event ...

HHSAA aims to have tentative start dates by end of month

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The first meeting of the Hawaii High School Athletic Association sports committee on Monday came up with a target date of May 31 to have tentative start dates for prep sports set for the 2020-21 academic year. HHSAA executive director Chris Chun said the remote meeting, which included ...

Back on course

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Scott Soldwisch’s birthday has included a round of golf for as long as he can remember. His 56th birthday was no exception Saturday as he and his 14-year-old daughter Ariya, an 8th-grader at Iao School, played the Maui Nui Golf Club course one day after courses around the county were ...

Maui Invitational unveils 2021 field

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Four teams ranked in this year’s final Associated Press Top 25 rankings will be headed to the Valley Isle in 2021. Oregon, Wisconsin, Houston and Bulter are among the eight teams set to compete in next year’s Maui Jim Maui Invitational — the 38th edition of the men’s college ...

Maui’s QS surfers await season restart

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Fortunately for the surfing community, simple ocean activities are still allowed and within health and safety guidelines imposed by state and Maui County orders amid the COVID-19 pandemic. But for the Valley Isle’s World Surf League Qualifying Series contenders, they are left waiting for ...

Sports Bulletin Board

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EDITOR’S NOTE: The Sports Bulletin Board is published in the Weekender. Mail or bring material to The Maui News, 100 Mahalani St., Wailuku, 96793; fax (808) 242-9087; call (808) 249-6845; or email sports@mauinews. com. DIRECTORY • BADMINTON Keoni Tengan, Department of Parks & ...