The HPU Small Co-ed Cheer Team (consisting of
no more than four male members) debuted this year at the NCA
tournament, earning its first national title. Also winning
national titles: the HPU All-Girl Stunt Team and the HPU mascot,
Sharkey the Sea Warrior. The All-Girl Cheerleading Team is
the only all-girl college cheer team in Hawai‘i. The
HPU Dance Team, placed third in the nation.
Last year, the HPU Dance team placed first, making it the first
time in history that a Hawai‘i dance team captured a national
collegiate title at the NCA event. The All-Girl Team captured
second-place last year in its first time at the competition.
The Chick-fil-A Cheer and Dance Collegiate Championship is
the largest event of its kind in the world. With teams
the United States, Mexico, Japan, and Canada, it is the most
widely viewed college cheer and dance event.