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In celebration of Punahou's 175th anniversary, Buff 'n Blue teams will play across the state and nationwide this year. For a behind-the-scenes look into Punahou's student athletic travel events, see the new team travel blog.
As a prelude to the Dillingham Tennis Championships, over 100 students from across the state gathered at Punahou’s Dillingham and Wo Family Tennis Courts for the Hawaii State Junior Tennis Championships from Aug. 20 – 23.
In compliance with Interscholastic League of Hawai‘i (ILH) policy, tickets will now be required for home athletics games, including football. This is similar to all other ILH games at ‘Iolani School, Kamehameha Schools, Mid Pacific Institute and Roosevelt High School.
Looking in midseason form, Punahou rode its usual horses to a dominating 59-0 win over an outmatched Hilo team Saturday afternoon. A crowd of about 300 fans at Alexander Field saw the Buffanblu (2-0) score on all but three of their offensive possessions to overwhelm the visiting Vikings (0-1).
Elizabeth Kam has been appointed the new head coach for the girls basketball program.
Punahou found its stride utilizing its ground game, then took to the air to take down Leilehua, 49-7, in both teams' season-opener at Hugh Yoshida Stadium.
Betsy Somerville ’86 Purpura has been appointed girls varsity tennis coach, heading the girls tennis program. She replaces Ikaika Jobe ’01, who will take over the boys varsity tennis program.
Three longtime Punahou teachers and coaches, Doug Bennett, Pal Eldredge ’64 and Chris McLachlin ’64, were each presented with an Athletic Service Award for their “significant contributions to the Punahou community,” said Associate Athletics Director Kale Ane ’71 during an award ceremony in their honor.
Upcoming events for 9/4 - 9/18
The Stanford Athletic Department hosted the team to an 'ono barbecue lunch near Maples Pavilion. Speaking to the boys was Luke Kaumatule '12.
From Friday, August 28 thru Friday, September 4