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Kamehameha stuns Punahou for boys volleyball state title

Kamehameha stunned 10-time defending state champion and top seed Punahou 25-27, 25-23, 25-17, 25-20 in the Division I final of the New City Nissan/HHSAA Boys Volleyball State Championships on Saturday.

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Kamehameha’s Kainoa Wade holds the championship trophy after the Warriors defeated the Punahou Buffanblu.
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Kamehameha’s Kainoa Wade holds the championship trophy to the crowd after the Warriors defeated the Punahou Buffanblu.
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Kamehameha middle blocker Kaupo Hoopai-Waikoloa goes to block an attack by Punahou outside hitter Cameron Porter in the fourth set.
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Punahou outside hitter Evan Porter digs the ball in the third set.
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Kamehameha’s Kainoa Wade (11) and Harryzen Soares (8) react after winning the second set.
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Kamehameha outside hitter Conor Williams tips the ball as the Punahou Buffanblu defend in the third set.
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Punahou outside hitter Evan Porter rose for an attack.
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Kamehameha opposite Kainoa Wade (11) hugs Harryzen Soares (8) after defeating the Punahou Buffanblu.
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Kamehameha players celebrate after defeating the Punahou Buffanblu.
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Kamehameha players celebrate after defeating the Punahou Buffanblu.
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Kamehameha players celebrate after defeating the Punahou Buffanblu.
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Punahou outside hitter Brody Badham (5) and middle blocker Adam Haidar (4) block Kamehameha middle blocker Kaupo Hoopai-Waikoloa (13) in the first set.
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Punahou middle blocker James Taras tips the ball as Kamehameha setter Brayden Van Kuren (6) and outside hitter Poukihi Awai (16) defend in the first set.
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Kamehameha opposite Kainoa Wade places the ball past the Punahou Buffanblu in the first set.
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Kamehameha opposite Kainoa Wade rises for an attack in the first set.
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Punahou opposite Nalu Akana goes for the ball in the first set.
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Punahou opposite Nalu Akana (11) and Kamehameha outside hitter Poukihi Awai (16) with opposite Kainoa Wade (11) battle in the first set.
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Kamehameha middle blocker Kaupo Hoopai-Waikoloa rises for an attack in the first set.
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Kamehameha outside hitter Christian Togiai makes a kill in the first set.

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