All-BIIF Division II boys basketball: Kohala’s Cazimero cuts bigger competition down to size

For the second consecutive season, O’Shen Cazimero attacked the basket, earning BIIF DII player of the year and leading Kohala to its first state championship. (Rick Ogata/Hawaii Tribune-Herald)

The hard work began at 6:15 a.m. in the weight room for O’shen Cazimero, who along with teacher Blaise Kise and lifting partner Chase Hirano, pumped daily iron, adding another layer to a basketball game built around speed and discipline.