2017 HHSAA Judo State Championships

18 of our judoka competed in the Hawaii High School Athletic Association Judo State Championships on Saturday, May 7, 2017. Congratulations to all our competitors! Sarah Obra-Nakata: 5th place, 98 lbs, Punahou Maia Fernandez: 6th place, 103 lbs, Pearl City Yuting He: 1st place, 109 lbs, Roosevelt Czarina Pineda-Abaya: 1st place, 115 lbs, Kalani Keiko…

2017 Senior Nationals

2017 Senior Nationals Salt Lake City, UT April 29, 2017 Sensei Greg Chow accompanied five of our players to the Senior Nationals tournament held in Salt Lake City, Utah. Daniel Chow took a bronze medal in the Senior Male 73 kg division. Chrissy Chow took a bronze medal in the Senior Female 57 kg division. Cole…

April 2017 Local Tournament

50th State Judo Tournament Sunday, April 23, 2017 First Place Alethea Hayashi (Female Novice Under 69 lbs) Charlotte Campbell (Female Int. 2 Under 62 lbs) Caelin Balansag (Female Int. 2 Under 106 lbs) Jaaron Sato (Male Novice Under 42 lbs) Navi Almond (Male Int. 1 Under 84 lbs) Brayden Morioka (Male Juv. A Under 79…

2017 National Scholastic Championships

Noah Wusstig, Chase Wusstig, CJ Pascual-Tabuyo, and Jessica Dixon traveled to Reno, Nevada to compete in the 2017 National Scholastic Championships. This tournament serves as a qualifier for the Cadet World Championships – Chase (66 kg), Noah (60 kg), and CJ (63 kg) all competed in the Cadet division. Jessica (58 kg) competed in the Juvenile A division and…

Indonesia Judo Dojo Fundraiser

Mindy Swanson, also known as Big Mindy, is a previous member and a friend of our Hawaii Tenri Judo family. Big Mindy came to Hawaii from Minnesota to pursue her Masters in Oceanography at UH Manoa. She trained and competed with us at the senior level from 2005 to 2009. Big Mindy is the first Hawaii…

January 2017 Local Tournament

50th State Judo Tournament Sunday, January 22, 2017 Congratulations to all our judoka who competed! First Place Diamond Kekahuna (Female Novice 6 years under 39) Pukey Daoang (Female Intermediate 1 under 57) Charlotte Campbell (Female Intermediate 2 under 62) Caelin Balansag (Female Intermediate 2 under 106) Cole Fukuda (Male Bantam 2 under 51) Draeden Balansag…