Congratulations to the students involved with the Ka Leo o Na Koa site from Kamehameha Schools Maui for winning multiple awards at the Hawaii High School Journalism awards! The awards were held on Oahu at the Pagoda Hotel.
The school received awards in the private schools division. The received first place in editorial writing, action photo, and single issue. Statewide awards include both private and public schools. Kamehameha Maui won first place in state for editorial writing. They received second place in state awards for action photo and single issue. These are just a few of the honors received.
This is a huge accomplishment not only for the school, but for all the students involved. Congratulations again on your success!
Congratulations to Eliot Gouveia and Eric Dugas for winning the Kaanapali Classic Pro-Pro Championship this weekend! The duo finish with a 19 under to take the title. Runners up Kevin Carll and Kevin Hayashi finished 4 strokes behind with a 15 under.
The duo went into the classic with a plan of playing aggressive and making a lot of birdies. With winds remaining low throughout the weekend, they knew their competition would be strong. They remained focused on both days of play, enabling them to win the title!
Congratulations to you both again for winning the championship!
Former softball teammates Nawai Kaupe and Jocelyn Alo will face-off against each other in the opening round of the College World Series in Oklahoma starting this Thursday May 31st.
Kaupe is a member of the Washington Huskies softball team and Alo a member of the Oklahoma Sooners softball team. The two former teammates of Team Titans have not played together since the New City Nissan softball classic a year ago.
Kaupe and the Washington Huskies will be representing the Pac-12 conference while Alo and the Oklahoma Sooners will represent the Big-12 conference. Both will represent the entire state of Hawaii! Congratulations on your success and good luck in the World Series!
Maui County has named two citizens for their 2018 Outstanding Older American Award. Congratulations to Clara Felix of Kihei and William Kinaka of Wailuku.
Clara has been a dedicated volunteer for the past 15 years. She has volunteered for such organizations as Pacific Whale Foundation, Maui Arts & Cultural Center, and the National Kidney Foundation among many others!
William has been a volunteer for the past 39 years. He has been a volunteer to such organizations as Boy Scouts of America, Maui Adult Day Care Centers, Maui Judicial Court System, and Bank of Hawaii just to name a few.
This award is part of the May Older Americans celebration. The awards ceremony was on May 10th. Congratulations again to you both!