D3S_7295Coach Branden’s Kaizen 14s team added to their championship totals with another tournament win at Farrington High School on Sunday, April 12. They defeated Lanikai, Kaneohe, and Hilinai in pool play and capped of the day with a thrilling, come from behind victory over Mililani in the finals.

Photos from this tournament and previous matches can be seen by clicking here.

Also playing in that same tournament were the 14s girls from Coach Brandon’s team. They lost to Mililani, defeated KOVA, and split with SAS before losing to Kaneohe in the crossover match.

Their photos can be seen here. Thank you to Matt for all the great shots.

Finally, the 16s team battled for a second place finish in pool play and fifth place finish overall in their tournament at McKinley. They will move up an age group to participate in the 17s Regionals this weekend. Good luck to the players and coaches.

The Kaizen 12s team won their first tournament of the year this Sunday, April 12, 2015, at McKinley High School. They won their first pool against Ka Makani and Piko, vaulting them into the gold medal pool of the 9-team tournament. They went on to win that pool, consisting of Maunalani and A’o a Koa, to take the championship.

Congratulations to Coaches Garett and Wayne and all the girls of the 12’s team, and thank you to all the parents, family, and friends who supported them on this exciting day!IMG_7923IMG_7924

On Sunday morning, March 29, the 16s team finished in third place out of nine teams at their tournament at McKinley High School. They won their pool and advanced to the gold medal pool against Mililani and Laulea. They have another tournament this Saturday at McKinley High School at 1:30 p.m.

Later that afternoon at the same venue, the 12s team also finished in third place out of eight teams.

Congratulations and have a happy Easter!




Passion tea lemonade with thai walls. White chocolate mocha frappucino. Cotton candy frap with caramel walls. These are some of the drinks from Starbucks that the 14s enjoyed after their tournament in Kalihi Valley on Sunday, March 22, 2015. The girls defeated KOVA, OVC, and Mililani 14s on their way to the championship match vs. Lokahi Red. After the finals they headed over to Kam Shopping Center for some post-game beverages on the coach.

Coach Brandon’s Kaizen 14s team is having a garage sale on Saturday March 14, 2015, from 7:00 am to 1:00 pm at the Warner residence, 741 12th Avenue, in Kaimuki. It is located directly across Kapaolono Park. In addition to clothes, household and kitchen wares, furniture, and electronics, there will be snacks for sale. All monies raised will go to the team’s trip this summer to Anaheim.

Please spread the word and come out to support this endeavor!