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 Mililani Boxers Are Part Of An Accomplished Family Of Students, Athletes
Mililani’s Shera Mae Patricio receives instruction from coach Gary Hermosura. Patricio also recently graduated summa cum laude from Mililani High School. ANTHONY CONSILLIO PHOTO
developed a trust with the coaches and those who train here.”
for the 2000 Olympics to- gether before Viloria went on to become a professional title-winning boxer.
 country as a bantamweight) are also successful products of Aiwohi Athletics.
Lyndon also recognizes Mark Julien Aiwohi (ranked third in the nation as an intermediate competitor), Zion Daclison (ranked No. 10 as a junior) as well as Blu Gerardo, Micah Mira- fuentes, Landon John Patri- cio, Brayzen Tadaki, Shania Patricio, Caleb and Carter Cantiberos, Dreson Eugen- io, Rayden Raymundo and Dazen Daclison as budding prospects and potential na- tional champions who have shined at recent national tournaments.
Aiwohi Athletics was originally formed at the Ai- wohi Trucking yard in Ka- laeloa by Mark Aiwohi and his wife, Angel.
“Over the years, I learned a lot about more than just boxing,” says Lyndon, who encourages those interested in joining the gym to come by and talk with him. “With- out boxing, I would have been a much different per- son. And, it taught me life lessons.
When Mark died in Feb- ruary 2019, Lyndon moved the operation to Pearl City Industrial Park short- ly thereafter to carry on Mark’s tradition at a cen- tralized location.
“We teach our kids to re- spect their parents and the community, so it’s more than just fighting and becoming a national champion. It’s about preparing for their fu- tures. Life is tough, and we want them to grow up and contribute to their commu- nities.”
“Carrying on his legacy, Mark was a friend of mine and we were dedicated to coaching the kids,” says Lyndon, who works in the construction industry. “Our gym is open to those who need and want self-disci- pline in their lives. We’ve built it as a family, and
“My kids wanted to be part of it, and really enjoy it, too,” Lyndon says. “I’ m so proud of my kids, who trust me to train them, and the goal is to get better.
They all carry 4.0 GPAs or better in school at Mililani High School, including my daughter, Shera Mae, who just graduated summa cum laude. All the kids that I train are really smart.”
As a lifelong boxing en- thusiast, Lyndon has built an impressive resumé as a boxer.
boxing. Lyndon was a team- mate of Samson Guillermo, a former winner of multi- ple world championships out of Wai‘anae, and even roomed with Brian Viloria back in 1999 as they prepared
He was ranked No. 4 na- tionally by Golden Gloves, and even dabbled in kick-
For more information, call Lyndon at 808-520-5415.
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