State/Hawaii

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Hawaii State Records Page
Highest Nationals Ranking: 6th (2004 and 2001; both Hilo)
Most Recent State Champion: Kamehameha Schools Hawai'i Campus
Previous National Wins: 2nd place in Division III




State History - Hawaii Academic Decathlon, 1991 - present[edit]

Hawaii's Academic Decathlon program began in 1991.

Year State Champion State Score Rank at Nationals Score at Nationals
2018 Kamehameha Schools Hawai'i Campus1 32,965.8 55th of 72 teams 32,659.3
2017 Kamehameha Schools Hawai'i Campus 35,093 25th of 51 teams 36,726.3
2016 Kamehameha Schools Hawai'i Campus2 43,239.1 11th of 48 teams 43,787.5
2015 Kamehameha Schools Hawai'i Campus 41,176.1 12th of 46 teams 41,568.4
2014 Kamehameha Schools Hawai'i Campus 38,647.0 20th of 47 teams 39,948.7
2013 Kamehameha Schools Hawai'i Campus 37,914.7 33rd of 53 teams 34,277.3
2012 Kamehameha Schools Hawai'i Campus 40,841.1 12th of 32 teams 41,274.8
2011 Hilo High School 39,417.3 11th of 36 teams 40,896.1
2010 Hilo High School 36,266 21st of 36 teams 36,468.5
2009 Hilo High School 41,252 12th of 37 teams 40,617.7
2008 Kamehameha Schools Hawaiʻi Campus 36,709 28th of 41 teams 37,357.7
2007 Kamehameha Schools Hawaiʻi Campus 39,870 18 40,203.4
2006 Hilo High School 42,874 9 42,357.0
2005 Hilo High School Unknown 21 36,382.8
2004 Hilo High School 45,918 6 47,313.8
2003 Hilo High School 39,218 10 42,090.8
2002 Hilo High School Unknown Unknown Unknown
2001 Hilo High School Unknown 6 42,487
2000 Hilo High School Unknown 13 Unknown
1999 Hilo High School Unknown Unknown Unknown
1998 Hilo High School Unknown 28 38,672
1997 Hilo High School Unknown Unknown Unknown
1996 Hilo High School Unknown Unknown Unknown
1995 Hilo High School Unknown Unknown Unknown
1994 Hilo High School Unknown Unknown 37,644
1993 Hilo High School Unknown Unknown Unknown
1992 Waiakea High School Unknown Unknown Unknown
1991 Waiakea High School Unknown Unknown Unknown


1 The 2018 Kamehameha Hawai'i team consisted of only five students.
2 The 2016 Kamehameha Hawai'i team included two individuals from Hilo High School, who could not field a team that year.

Total State Titles[edit]

School Name Number of Titles Years Won
Hilo 17 1993-2006, 2009-2011
Kamehameha Schools Hawai'i 8 2007-2008, 2012-2017
Waiakea 2 1991-1992

Note: For the 2005 competition year, former Hilo coach Dane Nelson, who coached at Hilo since at least the 2001 victory, moved to the Hawai'i campus of Kamehameha Schools. Before his team's 2001 ranking in 6th, the state's championship team had never placed higher than 13th.