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HIH 13 Where Hawaii's
Top Prep Players Shine!!

 

HIH welcomed Los Angeles Laker and former Duke Blue Devil
Chris Duhon as its Special Guest at the College-Prep Basketball Camp.

 

 

Special Guest Coach:
Oak Hill Academy's Bryan Meagher!
Nationally ranked ESPN Top 25!

 

 

Kailua Kona – Two local student-athletes use hoop camp spark to help them start their higher education journey.  Tyler Meyer (Honokaa High School) and Kainoa Peterson (Hanalani School) were all-stars at the Hawaii Island Hoops College-Prep Basketball camp this past June.

Taking advantage of the expertise of many college coaches in attendance, Hawaii Island Hoops evening college-prep seminar had a lasting effect on many aspiring student-athletes.  In particular, Tyler Meyer (Honokaa) and Kainoa Peterson (Hanalani) applied what they had learned and are now beginning their higher education at Eastern Arizona Junior College and New Hope Christian College, in Eugene, Oregon respectively.

“HIH has not only helped me with basketball, but help me in getting into college,” said Kainoa Peterson. “I’ll be studying business and playing the shooting guard position and look forward to representing the 808 state. I’m excited about this new chapter and experience in my life."

“I’ve learned how to improve my game and what it takes to play on the next level," said Tyler Meyer. “I feel that my experience with HIH college-prep camps prepared me well and look forward to my new experience at Eastern Arizona Junior College. Achieving a college education has always been my goal.”

“We’re proud to see our college-prep camp participants take advantage of the opportunity presented to them," said Director Andy Smith. “Our goal is to develop a culture of top notch sports and education and provide the proper leadership to accomplish the two.”

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Kailua-Kona – Three student-athletes from the Hilo area start their college career at Santa Rosa Junior College.  Cameron Ita (Waiakea) Isaak Janado (Waiakea) and Randan Berinobis (Hilo) were all-stars at the Hawaii Island Hoops College-Prep Basketball camp this past June.

With many college coaches in attendance and offering not just their coaching expertise, but teaching the local student-athletes what it takes to play on the next level.  Coach Craig McMillan, Head men’s basketball coach at Santa Rosa Junior College and his assistant Troy Stevenson helped direct evening academic seminars that included how to apply to college, financial aid that is available and the college recruitment process.

“The camp was awesome and I learned a lot from the coaches as what to expect at the college level,” said Cameron Ita from Waiakea High School.  “This is a blessing to me and I am very thankful for this opportunity.”

Isaak Janado, also from Waiakea High School stated, “The college-prep camp gave me the tools I needed to take to the next level.  I got to work with many different high caliber coaches from all over the nation and met some outstanding overseas players. I’m eager to represent my hometown.”

“My goal is to go to Santa Rosa JC and focus on school and basketball.  I will be majoring in kinesiology and after that I plan to go to a 4 year university,” said Randan Berinobis.  All three student-athletes had a renewed enthusiasm about the opportunity to go away to college and start their higher education.

Andy Smith, Director of Hawaii Island Hoops summed up another successful year by stating, “Our goal at Hawaii Island Hoops is to give our young student-athletes the tools and present the resources to them to succeed on and off the court.  We understand the value of a higher education and try to impart that to our participants.”

Hawaii Island Hoops looks forward to helping more young student athletes by providing more opportunities through sports and education.  “Our programs will teach and inspire you to take advantage of every opportunity to better your lives.  Providing top notch instruction, knowledge and utilizing resources has always been the cornerstone of our organization,” said Andy Smith. 

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Hawaii Island Hoops guides you in advancing your skills by offering you the tools and resources you need to become a more complete student-athlete on and off the court.

Our shooting clinics are specifically designed to sharpen your skills and improve your overall shooting percentage.  Whether you are learning ball-handling or proper passing techniques, this will cut down your turnover ratio and increase your assists per game. 

Hawaii Island Hoops' top-notch, advanced coaching staff provides multiple levels of instruction.  You will learn proper team defense, closing off passing lanes, help-side D, and how to increase your rebounding ability.  You receive quality time with your instructors to optimize your personal development.

Our specialized college-prep basketball camp empowers you to take your game to the next level.  You will learn about academic requirements, available financial aid, and all aspects of athletic recruitment on all levels.  The knowledge you acquire through Hawaii Island Hoops will guide you to become a more complete student-athlete.

With our college-prep camps, shooting mini-camps, clinics, seminars, strength and quickness programs and leagues, Hawaii Island Hoops offers you the most comprehensive sports and educational programs in Hawaii.