High School Sports

Hirata named ‘Iolani boys varsity head coach

Hirata, 32, has served as the head coach of the Mid-Pacific Institute boys varsity basketball team for the past five seasons, earning the ILH Coach of the Year honors in 2014.

  The man behind the Monarch milestone

  Spartans dominate Punahou 50-34 in Division I final

  Monarchs win Division II state basketball title

Kamehameha wins boys and girls wrestling team state titles

Punahou advances over Lunas in Quarterfinal

Iolani beats Moanalua in OT thriller

Continued Coverage

  Hawaii’s top pound-for-pound wrestlers look to repeat at states

  Iolani girl’s basketball team wins first state title in 23 years

  Moanalua survives OT thriller against Kailua, 56-49, to win OIA DI title

  Farrington edges out Kaiser, 56-43, to win OIA DII title

  Punahou boys soccer team remains state champs for third year

Hawaii’s Ikei wins wrestling gold medal in Austria

  After starting the year as a 0-star recruit, Haunga finally earns his scholarship

Haunga never let the recruiting process get him down, even as he was listed as the 3,012th prospect in the country by 247Sports.

  Falatea’s decision to sign with Princeton based on education

Falatea didn’t hesitate once Princeton offered him an opportunity to continue his football career on the collegiate stage. But it wasn’t necessarily football that drew Falatea to Princeton; it was the opportunity to set himself up for life.

  Warrior football adds 8 new players on National Letter of Intent Signing Day

The eight players will bring Hawaii's 2019 recruiting class to 21 after signing 13 players on Early Signing Day back in December.

  Makaula’s recruiting journey had its twist and turns, but he found the right fit at USC

This morning’s National Letter of Intent Signing Day was a culmination of hard work for Makaula, who didn’t have a clue where or if he would be playing college football on a scholarship less than a month ago.

  Local student-athletes put pen to paper on National Letter of Intent Signing Day

  4 standout female high school football players hope to inspire others to play

  Kamehameha captures Division I girls state soccer title 1-0

  Hawaii Prep Academy wins Division II girls soccer crown 4-0

  This Hawaii teen has beat the odds to become a top talent on the court

PHOTOS: 2019 Polynesian Bowl

Heading to the 2019 Polynesian Bowl? Here’s what you need to know

100 of the country’s elite high school football players will represent Team Makai and Team Mauka and will be broadcast live on CBS Sports Network.

  A friendship forged on the gridiron

Polynesian Bowl gives childhood friends last opportunity to play together before college.

  Unranked: Suliafu making a name for himself at 2019 Polynesian Bowl

Instead of trying to convince people that they’re wrong about his skillset, Suliafu simply straps on his helmet, sticks his hand in the ground, bites down on his mouthpiece and showcases violence in the trenches.

  Polynesian Bowl players, coaches reflect on ’very humbling’ trip to Pearl Harbor, USS Arizona Memorial

Today’s visit to Pearl Harbor and the USS Arizona Memorial was a humbling one. And an experience that puts everything in perspective.

  Playing 2019 Polynesian Bowl at Aloha Stadium is ‘special’ for local players

“I both started and finished my high school career here, so it’s kind of sentimental to me."

What you need to know ahead of the 2019 Polynesian Bowl

Of the 100 players, 26 of them graduated are currently from high schools on the islands - majority of which are listed as three-, four- and five-star recruits.

Tickets to star-studded 2019 Polynesian Bowl now on sale

The stars will be out in force at the 2019 Polynesian Bowl, and tickets to the game are on sale now.

  Hawaii high school products headline Warriors’ early signing period class

The Rainbow Warrior football team secured 13 new commitments from early signees today during the early signing period and continued its mission to defend pride rock.

  Saint Louis’ Tuitele has dream of playing college football turn into reality after signing with Huskies

"Choosing (Washington) I think was the best decision that I have made in my life. I feel so comfortable and I just feel at home,” he said.

  Kaimuki’s Paama calls signing with Washington ‘a blessing’

Citing family, faith and the right fit for himself and his mother, Paama feels that he found a second home on the west coast.

  Mililani’s Gabriel signs with UCF Football

The 2018 Gatorade Hawaii Football Player of the Year officially signed his National Letter of Intent with the Knights this afternoon at his high school’s library.

  Medina wins 2018 Billabong Pipe Masters

Banzai Pipeline produced yet another epic moment.

  You’ll be able to see the nation’s top-ranked prep basketball team at this year’s Iolani Classic

This year the tournament will be highlighted by Montverde Academy. The team from Florida is currently ranked number 1 in the country according to USA today.

'Unequal treatment’: Athletes file class action over lack of girls’ facilities, opportunities at Hawaii schools

“Simply because of their gender ... plaintiffs experience grossly unequal treatment, benefits and opportunities in relation to male athletes.”

Mililani’s Gabriel named Gatorade Hawaii Football Player of the Year

The 6-foot, 190-pound senior quarterback threw for 3,754 yards and 38 touchdowns this past season, leading the Trojans (10-3) to the Division I Open state tournament championship game.

NFL’s Ngata, Smith-Schuster named honorary captains for 2019 Polynesian Bowl

The 2019 Polynesian Bowl just keeps getting better and better.

  HI-Five Athlete of the Week: Chysen Lagunes-Rapozo

This week’s HI-Five athlete of the week is Kapaa High School kicker Chysen Lagunes-Rapozo.

  Saint Louis clinches 3rd straight state title by taking down Mililani, 38-17

For the third-straight year, the Saint Louis Crusaders are state champions.

Waipahu upsets Hilo for first D-1 state title, 42-22

Waipahu won its first state football championship in school history tonight against defending D-1 champs, Hilo, in an upset 42-22 victory at Aloha Stadium.

  Lahainaluna wins 3rd straight D-II state title over Kapaa, 34-32

Lahainaluna pulled off the three-peat in dramatic fashion this afternoon sat Aloha Stadium, coming back from a 26-7 halftime deficit to defeat Kapaa 34-32 in the D-II state title game.

  Chasing the Koa: The state’s top teams to compete in the HHSAA Football State Championships

The season is coming to an end, culminating in three championship-worthy matchups this Saturday in the First Hawaiian Bank/HHSAA Football State Championships at Aloha Stadium.

  Football Fridays: Week 17 (11/23/2018)

Hosts Kainoa Carlson and Steve Uyehara break down the state title games happening this weekend at Aloha Stadium, starting with Lahainaluna vs. Kapaa, Hilo vs. Waipahu and Saint Louis vs. Mililani.

Saint Louis’ Tuitele commits to University of Washington

One of the most dominant defensive players in all of high school has made his college commitment.Saint Louis defensive lineman Faatui Tuitele revealed his commitment to the University of Washington on Twitter Sunday night.

  Saint Louis dominates Kahuku, 49-22; advances to 4th straight state title game

The Saint Louis Crusaders take down Kahuku, 49-22.

  Mililani overcomes slow start to advance to title game, defeats Campbell 24-2

Mililani Trojans defeat Campbell Sabers 24 - 2 in Open Division semifinal

  Football Fridays: Week 16 (11/16/2018)

It’s Friday and that can only mean one thing: Hawaii high school football is back!Hosts Kainoa Carlson and Steve Uyehara break down the games to watch this weekend around the state as the state tournament kicks off.

  Hawaii Night Lights: Week 16 (11/15/2018)

Hosts Kainoa Carlson and David McCracken break down Week 15 of the Hawaii high school football season with highlights and analysis before previewing the ‘Game of the Week’ between Saint Louis vs. Kahuku.

  ‘It’s game time now’: Kahuku seeks revenge against Saint Louis

In what was hyped up to be a preview of the OIA Open Division title game back in September, Saint Louis took down Kahuku 30-14, in a game that wasn’t as close as the final box score would indicate. But now that it's playoff time, everything changes.

Over 60 Hawaii high school seniors sign national letters of intent

Sixty-nine Hawaii high school student-athletes put their respective pens to paper earlier this morning at the annual Education-1st National Letter of Intent Signing Day Ceremony at thee Hawaii Convention Center.

  Roosevelt advances to DII semi final with 20-7 win over PAC-5

The Cinderella Story for PAC-5 is over as the Wolf Pack lost to Roosevelt 20-7 tonight in the Dii quarterfinal. With the win, the Rough Riders will now advance to take on Lahainaluna on the road in the DII semi finals.

  Waipahu defeats Iolani, 20-19; will face Hilo for DI state title

It took a second half comeback, but Waipahu took down Iolani tonight 20-19 in a back-and-forth war to set up a DI state title showdown against Hilo.

  ‘I admire everything you accomplished,’ NFL’s Drew Brees tells Hawaii’s first female quarterback

‘I admire everything that you’ve accomplished thus far.’

  Football Fridays: Week 15 (11/09/2018)

It’s Friday and that can only mean one thing: Hawaii high school football is back!Hosts Kainoa Carlson and Steve Uyehara break down the games to watch this weekend around the state as the state tournament kicks off.

  Hawaii Night Lights: Week 15 (11/08/2018)

Hosts Kainoa Carlson and David McCracken break down Week 15 of the Hawaii high school football season with highlights and analysis before previewing the ‘Game of the Week’ between Iolani vs. Waipahu.

  Mililani’s Gabriel named HI-Five Athlete of the Week

This week’s HI Five Athlete of the Week is Mililani Trojans quarterback Dillon Gabriel.Gabriel led the Trojans to the OIA Open Division title with a 27-7 win over Kahuku, throwing for 374 yards, 3 touchdowns and 2 interceptions.

  ‘It’s been a special journey'

The Kaimuki Bulldogs have one of the smallest roster sizes in the state.

  First Hawaiian Bank State tournament begins this weekend

The regular season is in the books and kickoff for the 2018 First Hawaiian Bank State Football Championships is set for this Friday.

BODYARMOR named official sports drink of Polynesian Bowl

The Polynesian Football Hall of Fame and BODYARMOR Sports Drink have agreed to an exclusive multi-year partnership.

  Mililani wins OIA Open Division title, defeats Kahuku 28-7

Last season in the OIA title game, Mililani fell short in a loss to Kahuku, ending its hopes at an OIA championship. Fast forward a year later, and the Trojans got their revenge over the Red Raiders in an impressive 28-7 victory in the OIA Open Division title game at Aloha Stadium.

  Campbell earns state title berth over Farrington, 42-26

The Campbell Sabers came to play and took down Farrington High School in the 3rd place game of the OIA Open Division playoffs, winning by a score of 42-26.

  Hawaii Night Lights: Week 14 (11/01/2018)

Hosts Kainoa Carlson and David McCracken break down Week 14 of the Hawaii high school football season with highlights and analysis before previewing the ‘Game of the Week’ between Mililani vs. Kahuku.

  Waipahu ends Castle’s run, 32-3

Castle High School’s Cinderella run came to an end tonight in the OIA D-I championship game, losing to Waipahu 32-3 at Aloha Stadium.

  Roosevelt takes down Kaimuki, 28-14

In the OIA D-II championship game tonight, undefeated Kaimuki lost its first game of the season against Roosevelt, 28-18 at Aloha Stadium.

  ILH denies Saint Francis football’s appeal to forfeit season

Saint Francis appealed the forfeiture of its varsity football team’s undefeated season due to an ineligible fifth-year senior on the team, but that appeal was denied late Thursday night.

  Saint Louis survives Punahou upset bid, 35-28

In what was Saint Louis' most tightly-contested game so far this season, the Crusaders edged out the 35-28 victory over Punahou tonight at Aloha Stadium.

  Gabriel leads Mililani past Campbell, 52-14

Mililani needed to rebound this week after an embarrassing loss to Punahou last weekend, and the Trojans came up big on Homecoming night with a dominant showing against the Campbell Sabres in a 52-14 victory.

  Kahuku takes down Kamehameha, 24-7

Kahuku didn't need home field advantage Friday night to takedown Kamehameha in an ILH showdown, running through the Warriors 24-7 to go 4-1 on the season.

Kamehameha’s Pauole named to 2019 Polynesian Bowl

Kamehameha offensive tackle Lokahi Pauole has been selected to participate in the third annual Polynesian Bowl. The 6-foot-3 tackle is a three-star recruit, per 247Sports, and is among one of the state;'s highly-touted recruits on the offensive side of the ball.

Saint Louis' Quinones selected to 2019 Polynesian Bowl

Saint Louis defensive tackle plays most of high school football games at Aloha Stadium for the Crusaders so it's no surprise that the senior defensive lineman will play his final game there as well. Quinones was selected to play in the 2019 Polynesian Bowl, joining an all-star cast of players from around the country including teammate Faatui Tuitele.

  State Softball Champion Leilehua Mules Join Sunrise

The Leilehua Mules won their first EVER state softball championship earlier this month. They thumped Punahou 14-4 in the championship game despite being unseeded in the tournament. They scored 12.3 runs per game en route to the title. This was also the first year for Leilehua head coach Wendell Au. They joined us this morning on Sunrise. Copyright 2018 Hawaii News Now. All rights reserved.

  Kamehameha Schools captures HSA Chance ‘Em High School Surfing Champions

Kamehameha Schools Surf Team won the 2018 State Championships. Now the Warriors are headed to the National Scholastic of Surfing Association (NSSA) Championship. This morning they joined us. We spoke to head coach Dane Fujiwara, coach Daniel Ito, and team captain Julian Williams. Copyright 2018 Hawaii News Now. All rights reserved.

  Farrington head football coach explains why he's stepping down

After 16 seasons as the head coach of the Farrington football team, Randall Okimoto is stepping down.

#12 Rainbow Wahine eliminated from NCAA Tournament by #1 Minnesota

MINNEAPOLIS, Minn.—The No. 12 University of Hawai'i women's volleyball team (23-6) fell to No. 1/No. 2-seeded Minnesota in the NCAA tournament's second round, 25-17, 25-17, 25-19. Leading the Rainbow Wahine were Annie Mitchem, who tied her career-high with 13 kills, and McKenna Granato, who added 11 kills. Libero Savanah Kahakai tallied a team-high 17 digs and passed the 1,000 career dig mark in the loss on Saturday night at the Sports Pavilion in Minneapolis, Minn.   ...

Small school takes home big win at Hilo powerlifting competition

Parker School's powerlifting team should be nothing but proud of what they have accomplished in the Hawaii Island World Association of Bench Presser's and Dead Lifter's competition, which was held recently in Hilo.

Broncos top Basebows in series finale

The University of Hawaii Rainbow Warriors (11-14) fell to Santa Clara (10-12) 3-2 at Les Murakami Stadium on Sunday afternoon to split a four game series between the two sides.  Austin Fisher put the Broncos on the board first with an RBI double in top of the second. Santa Clara followed that with four runs in the third inning.

HS Football Scores - Week 13

Here are your scores from Week 13 of Hawaii High School Football.

  HS Football Scores - Week 12

Here are your scores from Week 12 of Hawaii High School Football.

  HS Football Scores - Week 11

Here are your scores from Week 11 of Hawaii High School Football.