Queen presides over sweep

LIHU’E — Allison Arakaki presided over a football sweep by the Red Raiders at Vidinha Stadium Friday.

Arakaki, the daughter of Bill and Blanche Arakaki of Wailua, was the homecoming queen for the Kaua’i High School festivities. Ryan Nagaoka, volleyball standout for the Red Raiders, was her escort for the celebration.

Nichole Longboy was Miss Raider, escorted by Jeivin De-Costa Muragin, with Cassandra Rull wearing the banner of Miss Victory while being escorted by Irah Nishi.

Kathleen Constantino wore the crown of Miss Spirit, as she was escorted by Aaron Adachi during the tour around the Vidinha Stadium track in a convertible shared with Kassy Morishige and Shawn Remigio, Morishige wearing the Miss Football banner.

Seanne Andrade was escorted by Trent Allianic, representing the Class of 2009, while Alyssa Aquino was escorted by Cliffton Asuncion to herald the Class of 2008.

Siante Refamonte and escort Jordan Cox announced the Class of 2007, and Ashley Fujinaga and escort Stanton Yoshimori represented the Class of 2006.

The theme of this year’s Red Raider Homecoming 2005 was “Do You Believe in Magic?”

The Kauai Interscholastic Federation homecoming round wraps up this Friday, Nov. 4, at Hanapepe Stadium, when students, parents, staff, administration and alumni of Waimea High School Menehune celebrate their homecoming festivities.

Kickoff for the junior-varsity football game against Kaua’i High School is at 5 p.m., followed by the varsity contest kicking off at 7:30 p.m.

The KIF title is on the line in varsity football. This is the last regular-season football game of the KIF season, unless Waimea wins, in which case there will be a one-game playoff to determine the KIF champion.


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