Nearly 70 from Hawaii sign on National Letter of Intent Signing Day, 7 sign with ‘Bows

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The 2019 Hawaii State National Letter of Intent Signing Day organized by Education-1st was held Wednesday morning at the Hawaii Convention Center.

In total, more than 65 student-athletes put pen to paper across 11 different sports, making their collegiate commitments official.

Of those student-athletes, seven elected to sign with the University of Hawaii.


Bubba Akana – Saint Francis (baseball)

Taylor Caporus – Roosevelt (women’s soccer)

Kelci Sumida – Moanalua (women’s soccer)

Cira Bartolotti – Kapolei (softball)

Ka’ena Keliinoi – Saint Francis (softball)

Maya Nakamura – Roosevelt (softball)

Braelyn Akana – Kamehameha (women’s volleyball) 

Here is the complete list of participants at the National Letter of Intent Signing Day Event at the Hawaii Convention Center.

Adams-KaonohiTeanaPunahou SchoolVolleyball Kansas State
AgbayaniAleiaIolani SchoolSoftball University of California Berkeley
AkanaKaimanuwai “Bubba”Saint Francis SchoolBaseballHawaii
AkanaBraelynKamehameha Schools – KapalamaVolleyball University of Hawaii,, Manoa
AkeoLexisKamehameha Schools – KapalamaVolleyballUniversity of Pittsburgh
AmbrosioKailaKamehameha Schools – HawaiiSoccerUNLV
AndradeBreeannSt. Francis SchoolSoccerProvidence Christian College
AquinoChristopherMililani High SchoolBaseballCisco Junior College
BacdadSaydeeHilo High SchoolSoccerUtah Valley Univerasity
BarrettKailynIolani SchoolSoftballCal Poly, San Luis Obispo
BartolottiCira Kapolei High School Softball University of Hawaii, Manoa
BocoboCaitlinSacred Hearts AcademySoccerChaminade University of Honolulu
BonifacioMicheleKapolei High SchoolSoccerSt. Mary’s College
CabudolCamrynJames Campbell High SchoolSoccerSouthern Oregon University
CabunocJaedaRoosevelt High SchoolSoftball Chaminade University
CapllonchShelbyDamien Memorial SchoolVolleyballUNLV
CaporusTaylorRoosevelt High SchoolWomen’s soccerUniversity of Hawaiʻi
CorneySamanthaKapolei High School SoccerUniversity of La Verne
CuyoKiaraKamehameha Schools HawaiiSoccerHoly Names University
DongNayaIolani SchoolWomen’s VolleyballUniversity of Utah
FeatoLeahKamehameha Schools KapalamaSoccerSUNY Stony Brook
GabrielAlyssaKaiser High SchoolSoccerCalifornia State University of San Marcos
Garcia Paige Castle High School Soccer Clark College
GooSkylerSaint Louis High SchoolSoccerUNLV
HigginsEmaliaHawaii Preparatory AcademySoccerColorado School of Mines
HirasaKaitlinMililani High SchoolSoccer Warner Pacific University
IsaiaMusuaiIolani SchoolSoccerSonoma State University
IshikawaHokuleiJames Campbell High SchoolSoccerFresno Pacific University
KahahawaiKyraKamehameha Schools KapalamaWater PoloAzusa Pacific University
KaioCaelaKamehameha Schools KapālamaSoccerUniversity of California Riverside
KalaniKaitlyn “Kawena”Saint Francis SchoolSoftballUniversity of North Dakota
KalaniSaigePearl City High SchoolSoccerDominican University of California
Kamakawiwo’oleKamaluKalani High SchoolBasketballUtah State
KannoKaulanaKamehameha Schools – KapalamasoccerHarvey Mudd College
KeliinoiKa’enaSaint Francis SchoolSoftballUniversity of Hawaii Manoa
LauKierstenKailua High School Soccer Notre Dame de Namur
LovellAlyssaKapolei High SchoolSoccerColumbia Basin College
MauMayaKaiser High School Women Soccer Adams State University
McDanielShelbyKalani High SchoolBasketballUniversity of The Cumberlands (Kentucky)
McDanielKristenIolani SchoolVolleyballNorth Carolina State University
MedeirosTarynKamehamehaSoccerHawaii Pacific University
MercadoShaleyKaiser High SchoolWomens soccerFresno Pacific University
MoriCheriseMililani High SchoolSoftballCalifornia State University, Stanislaus
NakamuraMayaRoosevelt High School SoftballUniversity of Hawaii at Manoa
NakoaKayli Kapolei High SchoolSoftballEastern Arizona
NaniseniGabrielleMililani High SchoolVolleyball Charleston Southern University
NicholsJordynKamehameha SchoolsBeach Volleyball University of Arizona
ObreyKalinaKamehameha KapalamaWomen’s BasketballSan Jose State
OlandaNicoleAiea High SchoolSoccerUtah Valley University
OliveiraParisKamehameha SchoolsVolleyballUniversity of Nevada – Las Vegas
PachecoJordynHilo High SchoolWomen’s soccer Northern Arizona University
PetridesMichael Mid-Pacific InstituteSwimmingCal Berkeley
PothierKatherine James Campbell SoccerHawaii Pacific University
QuarteroKailee-RaeKamehameha Schools KapalamaSoccerPortland State University
RdechorKylieMid-Pacific InstituteRowingSan Diego State University
SaikiD’AshaPunahou School SoftballUniversity of California, Berkeley
SaitoNikki Maryknoll VolleyballTemple University
SarocaJolinaMoanalua High SchoolWomen’s SoccerHobart William Smith College
SchatzHokuKahuku High SchoolSoccerUniversity of Idaho
SumaitJadeynKahuku High SchoolSoccerChaminade University
SumidaKelciMoanalua High SchoolSoccerUniversity of Hawaii
SumidaKayleeMoanalua High SchoolWomen’s SoccerHawaii Pacific University
TolentinoMyaWaipahu High SchoolSoccerHawaii Pacific University
TomeChayleaKamehameha Schools KapālamaSoccerUniversity of Puget Sound
Uluave Sinalaulii Moheofo Punahou School Volleyball Rider University
VenencianoTaylorIolani SchoolSoccerPomona College
WeeGrace Iolani SchoolVolleyballBYU
WilsonLindseyMililani High SchoolWomen’s SoccerChaminade University
WrenSamuelKapolei High SchoolSoccerUniversity of Nevada, Las Vegas
YamamotoKierstynKeaau High SchoolSoccer California Baptist University

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