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CINDY ELLEN RUSSELL / CRUSSELL@STARADVERTISER.COM Mia Heirakuji, 17, participated in an Asics combine on Oahu and received recognition from several colleges, including Manhattan College and UC San Diego.
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CINDY ELLEN RUSSELL / CRUSSELL@STARADVERTISER.COM Kamehameha’s Mia Heirakuji has her sights set on a future filled with food and volleyball.
CINDY ELLEN RUSSELL / CRUSSELL@STARADVERTISER.COM Heirakuji’s volleyball career began in the Police Activities League when her parents signed her up with older brother Matthew. It was then that the Kailua native decided to ditch the soccer cleats and tutus for kneepads and spandex.