Pearl City's Sunshine Fontes voted to Class of 2019 HSSAA Hall of Honor

I would like to send a very special congratulations to Sunshine Fontes who reached the pinnacle of Hawaii high school sports by being named to the Class of 2019 HHSAA Hall of Honor earlier this week.

Sunshine's amazing soccer career as a Lady Charger included; OIA and State Player of Year selections, state soccer championship, Gatorade Player of the Year Award, member of the United States Junior National Team, and will attend UCLA in the Fall on a scholarship to play soccer for the Lady Bruins.

Sunshine also excelled academically and as a volunteer in her community.

 

Sunshine joins the list below as 2019 HHSAA Hall of Honor selections:

From: HHSAA

Class of 2019 HHSAA Hall of Honor

Naighel Calderon, Lanai (baseball, basketball, football)
Duke Clemens, Punahou (baseball, basketball, football)
Kelani Corbett, Leilehua (judo, wrestling)
Kiran Costa, Kapaa (football, soccer, volleyball)
Sunshine Fontes, Pearl City (soccer)
Dillon Gabriel, Mililani (football)
Ashley Gooman, KS-Kapalama (wrestling)
Mikayla Kekoa, Kohala (basketball, softball, volleyball)
Kameron Ng, St. Francis (basketball, volleyball)
Kalina Obrey, KS-Kapalama (basketball, volleyball)
Faatui Tuitele, St. Louis (football)
Noah Wusstig, Moanalua (judo, wrestling)

Each inductee also will be awarded a $2,000 scholarship courtesy of the HHSAA and Enterprise Holdings, which owns and operates the Enterprise Rent-A-Car, National Car Rental and Alamo Rent-A-Car brands.

The student-athletes will be formally inducted at an HHSAA Awards Banquet at 5:00 p.m., Sunday, June 2 at Dole Cannery's Pomaika'i Ballroom. For ticket information, please call (808) 800-4092.

The Hall of Honor program has been recognizing the top 12 Hawai‘i senior student-athletes each year since 1983.


WE ARE ALL SO PROUD OF YOU SUNSHINE! CONGRATULATIONS!

 

Photo by Barry Villamil | barry@mypearlcity.com

Photo by Barry Villamil | barry@mypearlcity.com

 

Sunshine is pictured with her sister and former Lady Charger all-star Randi Fontes (L), and her beloved coach Daphne “Kaji” Okunaga following Sunshine’s final regular season home game as a Lady Charger on Senior Night at Edwin Bino Neves Stadium.