Former Punahou School State Champion
Trainers - Hawaii
Shawna Lei Kuehu was born and raised on Oahu playing youth sports in the PAL League. She graduated from Punahou School and was a 3-time State Champion and 2-time State Player of the Year in the sport of basketball. Shawna was recruited to play at the University of Hawaii at Manoa where she graduated with a B.A. in Economics. She became just the 10th player in UH history to record over 1,000 points and 500 rebounds.
In her senior year, Shawna was voted the team’s Most Valuable Player and is a two-time recipient of the program’s Ah Chew Goo Achievement Award, given to the player who attained basketball excellence through dedication, determination, and perseverance. Among many of her accolades, she was also voted UH's "Rainbow Wahine of the Year" and named Hawai‘i’s 2015 Bonham Award female co-winner which is given to the top senior student-athlete who “best exemplifies the ideals for which Jack Bonham stood for in the areas of athletic excellence, academic achievement, public service, leadership and character.” Shawna continues to serve the community in various ways through coaching and officiating and by helping to mentor and teach kids in clinics, leagues, and private lessons.