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Raya Nakao adds the Manoa Cup to her impressive recent haul of awards

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                                Raya Nakao teed off on the 16th hole Friday during the women’s division final of the 113th Manoa Cup at Oahu Country Club.

    CINDY ELLEN RUSSELL / CRUSSELL@STARADVERTISER.COM

    Raya Nakao teed off on the 16th hole Friday during the women’s division final of the 113th Manoa Cup at Oahu Country Club.

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                                Punahou coach Anna Murata was Raya Nakao’s caddie on Friday.

    CINDY ELLEN RUSSELL / CRUSSELL@STARADVERTISER.COM

    Punahou coach Anna Murata was Raya Nakao’s caddie on Friday.

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                                Kara Kaneshiro, left, and Raya Nakao share a laugh together as they walk the 15th fairway.

    CINDY ELLEN RUSSELL / CRUSSELL@STARADVERTISER.COM

    Kara Kaneshiro, left, and Raya Nakao share a laugh together as they walk the 15th fairway.

Sometimes Raya Nakao surprises even herself. Needing just a two-putt from 40 feet to seal the women’s division title in the 113th Manoa Cup, Nakao put a firm stroke into the ball to send it over a ridge in Oahu Country Club’s 16th green. Read more

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