Rainbows visit Kauai

  • Dennis Fujimoto / The Garden Island

    Tower official Wayne Doliente watches as University of Hawaii’s James Anastassiades hits against the tandem defense put up by Alaka‘i Todd and Cole Hogland during the fourth “doghouse rules” set Saturday night at the Kauai High School gym.

  • Dennis Fujimoto / The Garden Island

    Kauai boy Kahea Kamalani, in green, goes up against the one-handed attack by White’s Jakob Thelle during the third set Saturday during the University of Hawaii men’s volleyball scrimmage at the Kauai High School gym.

  • Dennis Fujimoto / The Garden Island

    The University of Hawaii’s James Anastassiades’ “interview” with Kahea Kamalani is interrupted when Kamalani’s mother, Roni Marley, crashes the session during the meet-and-greet that followed a four-set scrimmage Saturday night at the Kauai High School gym.

  • Dennis Fujimoto / The Garden Island

    University of Hawaii Green’s Cole Hogland follows his swipe past the defensive efforts of White’s Chaz Galloway and Patrick Gasman during the third set of their exhibition match Saturday at the Kauai High School gym.

  • Dennis Fujimoto / The Garden Island

    University of Hawaii Green’s Alaka‘i Todd battles the Whites’ tandem defense, including Radon’s Parapunov, during the second set of the four-game scrimmage Saturday night at the Kauai High School gym.

  • Dennis Fujimoto / The Garden Island

    A parent lunges with a net for a ball served up by his blindfolded daughter during one of the fun games offered up during the scrimmage game by the University of Hawaii men’s volleyball players Saturday night at the Kauai High School gym.

  • Dennis Fujimoto / The Garden Island

    University of Hawaii player Dimitrios Mouchlias of the White team reacts as the tandem Green defense of Jackson Van Eekeren and Max Rosenfeld sends the ball back over the net during the scrimmage game at the Kauai High School gym.

  • Dennis Fujimoto / The Garden Island

    Kauai boy Kahea Kamalani follows a hit during warmups Saturday night during the University of Hawaii men’s volleyball scrimmage at the Kauai High School gym.

  • Dennis Fujimoto / The Garden Island

    All eyes are on the University of Hawaii men’s volleyball player who bumps a save during the Friday night clinic where a record-breaking 60 middle school and 120 high school volleyball players enjoyed and learned from the Hawaii players at the Kauai High School gym.

LIHUE — The most crucial facet of the University of Hawaii men’s volleyball visit to Kauai was that it was free for residents, said Laurie Yoshida of Corteva Agriscience, who coordinated the weekend trip for the reigning Big West champion Rainbow Warriors.

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