Pride of the Aloha state

January 19, 2006
By Corina Knoll
Small-town country girl makes it big. That's the buzz right now on the shores of Kahuku, Hawaii, a place where the beach is your backyard and the population is less than 2,500. This is home for Natasha Kai, the 22-year-old currently making her training camp debut with the U.S. women's national team at the Home Depot Center in Carson, Calif.

A forward who enjoyed a stellar career at the University of Hawaii (where she garnered Western All Conference Player of the Year recognition an ...

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