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Eyes on the prize: Konawaena prepared for battle against run-heavy Lunas in state title game

| | Nov 17 2017 - 12:06am | Comments

KEALAKEKUA — In preparation for the program’s first ever state championship appearance, Konawaena has spent the better part of the last two weeks getting down and dirty, which isn’t hard on the Wildcats’ field that usually has plenty of mud to go around.

  1. | Posted: Sep 17 2017 - 12:06am

    Not every pick-six is built the same, something Kamehameha senior Kaleomakanamai Kuamoo-Quihano can remind himself when thinks about his personal highlight.

  2. | Posted: Sep 17 2017 - 12:06am

    Tick … tick … tick …

  3. | Posted: Sep 17 2017 - 12:06am

    KEALAKEKUA — For so long, the story around Konawaena has revolved around the Wildcats’ explosive offense. The defense — while typically stout — has been an afterthought.

  4. | Posted: Sep 17 2017 - 12:05am

    KAILUA-KONA — Kealakehe scored in bunches and kept the Hawaii Preparatory Academy offense in the red to come away with a lopsided 54-0 victory at Waverider Stadium on Saturday night.

  5. | Posted: Sep 16 2017 - 7:44am

    KAILUA-KONA — The clash of champions lived up to the hype.

  6. | Posted: Sep 16 2017 - 12:06am

    KEAAU – For nearly two quarters, it seemed like more of the same for Keaau: one step forward, two steps back. Too many turnovers. Try again next time

  7. | Posted: Sep 16 2017 - 12:06am

    KAILUA-KONA —A little misbehaving can sometimes be a good thing. Well, at least it was for a trio of anglers this week at the 58th annual Hawaiian International Billfish Tournament.

  8. | Posted: Sep 15 2017 - 12:06am

    KAILUA-KONA — Anglers, for the most part, were able to escape the rain that plagued Kona all day Thursday. The seas were calm and the skies clear in the waters just off the coast, supplying near perfect conditions for fishing during Day 4 of the 58th annual Hawaiian International Billfish Tournament.

  9. | Posted: Sep 15 2017 - 12:06am

    With trail running growing in popularity over the past several years resulting to an increase of runners gravitating toward a more forgiving surface and a meditative atmosphere, it was time for me to put my inner trail-seeking adventures to the test.

  10. | Posted: Sep 15 2017 - 12:06am

    KEALAKEKUA — If there’s a program that understands expectations on the Big Island, it’s Konawaena.

  11. | Posted: Sep 15 2017 - 12:06am

    Moments after another Hilo demolition last Saturday at Waiakea, Vikings linebacker Isaac Liu was asked about his team’s matchup with Konawaena. He answered with bated breath, and spoke for many BIIF football fans as well.

  12. | Posted: Sep 14 2017 - 12:05am

    For Buzz Colton, Wednesday at the 58th annual Hawaiian International Billfish Tournament was marked with a memorable milestone — one that was not planned and not even supposed to happen for the Malibu Marlin Club angler.

  13. | Posted: Sep 13 2017 - 12:06am

    When UCLA beat Hawaii 56-23 on Saturday, the Rainbow Warriors gained 515 yards while the Bruins produced 505.

  14. | Posted: Sep 13 2017 - 12:06am

    KAILUA-KONA — Fishing slowed down just a little bit but stayed steady on the second day of the 58th annual Hawaiian International Billfish Tournament.

  15. | Posted: Sep 13 2017 - 12:06am

    The University of Hawaii stands to earn at least $27.7 million over the 10-year life of its new multimedia rights licensing agreement with IMG, according to the deal.