FEB. 4-Jonathan Kisiloski wins the Run for the Whales half-marathon in Makena in 1 hour, 27 minutes, 23 seconds. Lindsey Wilbur is the top female finisher, in 1:32:56. The Maui team of Jessica Hartley, Sydni Tobin, Lindsay Holmes and Hana Diller wins the U.S. Polo Association girls western regional in San Luis Obispo, Calif.
FEB. 6-Earl McFarland, a longtime official in basketball, football, baseball and softball for the Maui Interscholastic League, as well as adult and youth leagues around the island, dies at age 73.
FEB. 10-The Baldwin High School boys basketball team completes an unbeaten Maui Interscholastic League season by defeating King Kekaulike 43-41 in Pukalani in the league tournament final. Na Alii's runner-up finish earns them their first trip to the state tournament.
Renny Richmond of Seabury Hall competes in the 100-yard butterfly during February’s state swimming championships at Kihei Aquatic Center on the way to winning in 47.57 seconds, which broke his own state-meet record.
The Maui News / MATTHEW THAYER photo
FEB. 11-Renny Richmond of Seabury Hall wins a third straight state title in the 100-yard butterfly, breaking his own state-meet record with a time of 47.57 at Kihei Aquatic Center. Richmond also wins the 50 freestyle in 20.52, helping the Spartans to a school-best fourth-place finish in the team standings. Kamehameha Kapalama wins the boys team title. Danielle Jefferies wins Maui Preparatory Academy's first state crown of any kind when she places first in the 100 butterfly in 57.81. Punahou takes the girls team title. Pono Soccer Club and Maui United each win four Hawaii Youth Soccer Association titles at Keopuolani Park. Pono takes girls titles in four age divisions - under-9 with a 3-2 win over the Maui Girls, under-12 gold by beating Maui United 1-0, under-12 silver with a 2-1, overtime victory over Maui United and under-14 with a 6-0 win over Po'okela. Maui United wins the under-10 girls championship with a 3-2 win over the Maui Girls in OT, and claims three boys titles - under-10 with a 4-3 win over another Maui United team in a game decided by a 2-1 margin on penalty kicks, under-12 gold with a 2-1 OT win over the Kula Thunder, and under-12 with a 2-1 victory over the Makawao Bulldogs. Excel beats Maui United 3-0 for the under-9 boys title and the Wailuku Bruisers claim the under-12 boys silver crown with a 2-0 victory over Po'okela.
FEB. 12-Michael Stuart wins the Honolua Surf Legends of the Bay open men's title, and Kayla Eubanks finishes first in the open women's division. The open longboard crown goes to Lucas Teixeira, Albert Jenks wins in legends longboard, Matt Kinoshita in legends shortboard and Mack Crilley in open bodyboard. The other winners are Logan Bediamol (boys under 12), Cody Young (boys under 14), Cody Youn (boys under 16), Justice Patao (boys under 18) and Kawailana DeVault (girls under 14). Curt deCrinis and Phillip Peterson win the Tony VanSteen Memorial Doubles Tournament men's 4.5 title at Wailea Tennis Club in round-robin play. In the women's 4.5 final, Sau Buika and Jennifer Hoke team for a 7-6, 7-6 (5), 2-6, 6-3 victory over Ronna Berkowitz and Jiji Sanchez. Rick Camp and Mizue Ramos take the mixed 9.0 title by beating Ronna and David Berkowitz 6-2, 6-2.
FEB. 14-Na Koa Ikaika Maui hires Jamie Vermilyea, the team's former closer, as the fourth manager in the franchise's two-plus-year history.
FEB. 19-Candice Hanneman takes first place in the girls 16-17 division in Na Keiki O Ke Kai S Turns Longboard Contest at Hui O Pohaku Park, while Mack Crilley wins the boys 16-17 title. The other girls champions are Sierra Lerbeck (13-15) Sophia Johnston (10-12) and Lehiwa DeVault (8-9). The other boys winners are Nathan Schlea (13-15), Tosh Kalawe (10-12) and Tony Nunez (8-9).
FEB. 27-Cassy Isagawa ties a University of Oregon record and breaks the Sugar Bowl Intercollegiate mark by carding a 7-under-par 65 in the second round of the event at New Orleans' English Turn Golf & Country Club. The Baldwin graduate would go on to finish in second place.