Mitchell Hirose

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

• Maui High School / Grade 12

• GPA: 3.5 (English 100)

• SPORTS: Football, track and field

• FAMILY: Eric Hirose and Kai’ili Bonifacio of Kihei

• ACTIVITIES: Kahului Rugby, bodyboarding

• FUTURE PLANS: Studying exercise science at a college in Washington

• SPORTS LESSONS: “Being an athlete has taught me that nothing is given and you will have to work for everything. … What I enjoy most about being an athlete is competing and the atmosphere of the games.”

* 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.