Results for Best Mascot 2014

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Total Votes: 2

Ka Makani

Kamuela, HI

This nickname means "the wind," and it is quite appropriate because the school is located 2,500 feet above sea level in the Kohala Mountains, where there always is plenty of wind. The logo also is appropriate, showing a tree swaying in the ...

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Total Votes: 0

Surfriders

Kailua, HI

Largely known as the birthplace of surfing, Hawaii has some of the best surfing spots in the world. Kailua High School, meanwhile, is a quick 5-minute ride to some of Oahu’s nicest beaches. Add those tidbits up, and Surfriders is a natura...

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Total Votes: 7

Waveriders

Kailua-Kona, HI

When Kealakehe opened up in 1997, it strived to be a new kind of institution that ushered schools into the 21st century. So the school designed a logo that includes a wave breaking into a starburst. The wave represents old Hawaii, with the ...

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Total Votes: 9

Pine Lads

Lanai City, HI

Lanai, a tiny picturesque island just west of Maui, was the world’s largest pineapple plantation up until the 1980s. Though tourism now drives the island’s economy, the school’s nicknames, Pine Lads for boys and Pine Lasses for girls,...

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Total Votes: 2

Pueo

Lahaina, HI

When Maui Prep students leave campus after extracurricular activities, they'll often see a pueo owl sitting on the school's fence. It's the only place on the island where pueos are common, according to the school. So the name was a natural....

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Total Votes: 1

Menehune

Honolulu, HI

This nickname refers to worker-type small people. Legend has it that local roads, temples, etc., were built by small people who only came out at night. However, nobody ever saw them.

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Total Votes: 1

Na alii

Pukalani, HI

This nickname refers to a chief or royalty. It is appropriate because the main chief of Maui resided here many years ago.

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Total Votes: 3

Buff N' Blue

Honolulu, HI

Punahou, where President Obama won a state basketball title, has school colors and a nickname emblematic of Hawaii's famed land. According to the school's 1900 yearbook, Buff 'N Blue was adopted as the school's mascot and colors in 1891 to ...