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UCLA picks up commitment from Punahou OL

By Billy Hull on July 17, 2018

Punahou senior Duke Clemens announced on Twitter tonight that he has committed to UCLA. Done deal.💯😤 #COMITTED #4sUP #8CLAP UCLA I'm coming!!! pic.twitter.com/vQPma3ctYz — Duke Clemens (@dukeclemens) July 18, 2018 Clemens, a 6-foot-4, 260-pound offensive lineman, is ranked as the 21st best offensive guard prospect in the nation according to 247Sports. A three-sport athlete who also started on the Punahou basketball team and has logged innings as a pitcher for the baseball team, Clemens was offered by 20 Division I […]

Huskies closing in on Hawaii’s top prospects

By Billy Hull on July 11, 2018

The Washington Huskies have already secured commitments from three of the nine Division I committed prospects from Hawaii in the class of 2019, and it might only just be the beginning. UW, which is 22-5 with one appearance in the College Football Playoff in the last two seasons under head coach Chris Petersen, remains in the running for the top four prospects in the state who are uncommitted. Punahou inside linebacker Maninoa Tufono, the No. 96 overall prospect in the […]

Punahou’s Horn sold on Washington

By Billy Hull on July 2, 2018

Punahou placekicker Timothy Horn, the No. 3-rated kicker in the country according to Chris Sailer Kicking, announced on Twitter Monday that he has committed to Washington. Horn is the third player from Hawaii to commit to the Huskies in the class of 2019, joining Kahuku linebacker Miki Ah You and Kaimuki lineman Sama Pa’ama. #COMMITTED pic.twitter.com/79HfDrd2jp — Timothy Horn (@the_timhorn) July 2, 2018 Horn’s player review by Chris Sailer reads: Tim is a fantastic kicking prospect. He is a big […]

Kamehameha’s Kuewa to play for Hawaii

By Hawaii Prep World on July 1, 2018

Kamehameha safety Kalamaku Kuewa, a second-team All-State safety from Kamehameha who made eight interceptions during his senior season, will play for Hawaii next season. The Star-Advertiser’s Stephen Tsai broke the story, which you can read here. Kuewa ended his senior season playing in the Polynesian Bowl in January.

Sunday Recruiting Blog: 6/24

By Billy Hull on June 24, 2018

Here are some recruiting tidbits from the past week. Don’t forget that our recruiting database is updated with every offer or commitment. >> There are now officially seven players from the Hawaii class of 2019 that have committed to Division I schools. Kahuku tight end Ethan Erickson, an intriguing prospect at 6-foot-5 with offers from Brigham Young, Navy and Utah State, announced on Twitter he intends to sign with BYU. 🔵1000% COMMITTED🔵#BYU #65000strong pic.twitter.com/nuwd4pbVoR — Ethan Erickson (@e_erickson87) June 22, […]

Mililani QB Dillon Gabriel headed to West Point

By Billy Hull on June 18, 2018

Mililani quarterback Dillon Gabriel, who will enter his senior season 2,057 passing yards shy of the state’s all-time career record, announced his college commitment on Twitter today. Gabriel, who is 6 feet and 185 pounds, chose Army over offers from Air Force, Navy and Hawaii. COMMITTED!! ⚔️⚫️🔥 pic.twitter.com/B7XMBXMQDR — Dillon Gabriel ⚡️ (@_dillongabriel_) June 18, 2018 Former Waipahu football coach Sean Saturnio is an assistant coach with the Black Knights. Gabriel is 18-5 as the Trojans’ starter over the last […]

Washington lands Kahuku linebacker

By Billy Hull on June 12, 2018

The University of Washington landed its second recruit from Hawaii for the class of 2019 on Tuesday. Kahuku linebacker Miki Ah You announced on Twitter he is 100% committed to the Huskies. Nothing left to say‼️1000% COMMITTED pic.twitter.com/PIot87W4FD — Miki Ah You (@mikiahyou) June 12, 2018 Ah You joins Kaimuki’s Sama Pa’ama in the Huskies’ 2019 class and there could be more on the way. Saint Louis defensive tackle Faatui Tuitele has UW in his top 5 and Kapolei offensive […]

Punahou’s Tufono to visit Washington, Oregon

By Nick Abramo on May 18, 2018

Maninoa Tufono‘s numbers for the day are 37, 14 and 2. The Punahou linebacker has 37 Division I offers (second only to Saint Louis defensive lineman Faatui Tuitele‘s 39 among Hawaii seniors-to-be). Tufono whittled that number down to 14 finalists earlier this month. The 2 represents the number of colleges Tufono is taking unofficial visits to this weekend — Washington and Oregon. Tufono, however, does not plan on making a decision on where he will play in college until after […]