Thursday, November 10, 2011


Lahainaluna’s opponent in the HHSAA Division II football playoffs is the Konaawena Wildcats of the BIIF. Led by first year head coach Cliff Walter, the Wildcats will be a formidable opponent for the Lunas. The Wildcats were 11-1 this season and are ranked 22nd in the state.

Though in his first year at Konawaena, having been hired in April 2011, head coach Clifton Waters has many years of experience and success. He led Kealakehe High School to the BIIF championship in 2006, his only year there. Prior to that, he coached high school football and basketball in Canada. He led the Lethbridge Collegiate Institute Rams to 15 conference titles in 20 years, with a record of 260-20, including 3 undefeated teams and 134 players that went on to play collegiately.

            2011 Results

            8/13/11            Konawaena @ Keaau                                     W32-0
            8/26/11            Hilo @ Konawaena                                        W20-6
            9/3/11              Konawaena @ Hawaii Prep                            W28-21
            9/10/11            Konawaena @ Kamehameha-Hawaii              L0-28
            9/16/11            Ka’u @ Konawaena                                       W41-0
            9/24/11            Konawaena @ Kohala                                    W2-0
            9/30/11            Honokaa @ Konawaena                                 W57-0
            10/7/11            Hawaii Prep @ Konawaena                            W21-14
            10/15/11          Kamehameha Hawaii @ Konawaena              W21-11
            10/21/11          Konawaena @ Kau                                         W61-0
            10/29/11          Kohala @ Konawaena                                    W68-0
            11/5/11            Konawaena @ Honokaa                                 W49-14

The game between Lahainaluna and Konawaena is scheduled for Saturday, November 12, 2011 at 7:00 p.m. at War Memorial Stadium.    

For an article by Paul Honda of the Honolulu Star-Advertiser, click here and there.

For an article by the Maui News, click here.

For an article from Kona's perspective, click here.

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