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Basketball team from afar has 2 big boosters on Oahu

  • COURTESY JAYME CARVALHO

    The Honokaa Dragons boys basketball team posed for a photo with their benefactor Roger Yokoyama at Marlene Tokiwa’s house in December. Tokiwa and Yokohama have helped the boys from Hawaii island afford to play in tournaments on Oahu. Coach Jamie Carvalho, wearing the green T-shirt, is at center; Yokohama is on the right.

The Honokaa High School boys basketball team has made it to the state championship tournament for the first time in eight years. It’s a bit of a Cinderella story, complete with a fairy godmother. Read more

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