Ikaika Viela

A Close-up look at Maui County's High School Athletes presented by Alexander & Baldwin, Inc.

• Lahainaluna High School / Grade 12

• GPA: 3.8 (AP world history, biology, U.S. government, calulus)

• SPORTS: Football, paddling

• FAMILY: Laurie Tihada of Lahaina and Chad Viela of Wailuku

• ACTIVITIES: Tutoring, student council

• FUTURE PLANS: Studying engineering in college

• SPORTS LESSONS: “Being an athlete has shown me discipline. It’s taught me to work with people and never give up. I enjoy the camaraderie and the bonds you make with your teammates.”

* 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.