BIIF Division II softball: Kaahu’s walk-off homer gives Ka Makani first crown

  • HPA celebrates its win over Kamehameha on Saturday. (Laura Ruminski/West Hawaii Today)

  • Kamehameha’s Kealani Grace steals second base in Saturday’s game against HPA. (Laura Ruminski/West Hawaii Today)

  • HPA celebrates its win over Kamehameha on Saturday. (Laura Ruminski/West Hawaii Today)

  • HPA’s April Kina’u Grace winds. (Laura Ruminski/West Hawaii Today)

  • Kamehameha’s Jeyla Bettis-Shigeishi is tagged out in Saturday’s game against HPA. (Laura Ruminski/West Hawaii Today)

KAILUA-KONA – As pitchers April Kina’u Grace and Emily Hora put up goose eggs on the scoreboard inning after inning, the number zero lingered in the air a little thicker for Hawaii Prep, considering its softball history. Or lack there of.