A Close-up look at Maui County's High School Athletes presented by Alexander & Baldwin, Inc.
• King Kekaulike High School / Grade 12
• GPA: 4.0 (AP statistics, design, psychology)
• SPORTS: Soccer, cross country, tennis, track and field
• FAMILY: Elias and Birlinda Akinaka of Haiku
• ACTIVITIES: College Club, training, refereeing, church
• FUTURE PLANS: Attending Brigham Young University
• SPORTS LESSONS: “What I enjoy most about being an athlete is competing with my friends. … Playing sports has always taught me to make a total effort.”
* Sports Spotlight students are selected by athletic officials from Maui County high schools and these profiles are compiled by the sports department of The Maui News. The Alexander & Baldwin Foundation makes a $200 donation in honor of each student athlete to their high school’s athletic fund.