Football

The University of Hawaii has offered a football scholarship to Keoni-Kordell Makekau. Pacific Islands Athletic Alliance shared the news on its Facebook page this afternoon. The versatile ‘Iolani junior received his first offer on Friday from Washington State. As a wide receiver, he had 49 receptions for 756 yards and seven touchdown catches as the […]

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Newly hired Konawaena football head coach Brad Uemoto took some time from a busy day to do a Q&A with us. After four years as an assistant football coach under Cliff Walters, he was hired to the full-time role. The news was announced on Sunday. HPW. It wasn’t long ago you (1997, to be exact) […]

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Former all-BIIF wide receiver Brad Uemoto has been hired as the new head football coach at Konawaena. Uemoto served as an assistant coach under Cliff Walters for the past four seasons. He graduated from Konawaena in 1997. “I’m excited, yet there’s so much to do with so little time,” Uemoto texted. “I don’t think it’s […]

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It was William Shakespeare’s Hamlet who once uttered the words, “Perchance to dream.” The Washington State Cougars are certainly doing that. With this morning’s scholarship offer to ‘Iolani junior wide receiver/kicker Keoni-Kordell Makekau, that makes a total of seven offers to Hawaii football players. The Cougars are dreaming of a 2015-19 era with QB Tua […]

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Keoni-Kordell Makekau has his first FBS scholarship offer, and it couldn’t have come from a more pass-happy program. Washington State, coached by Mike Leach, made an offer to the ‘Iolani wide receiver this morning. Makekau had 49 receptions for 756 yards and seven touchdowns last fall to help the Raiders capture the Division II state […]

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Washington State has offered a football scholarship to Konawaena defensive back Luca Vartic. The 6-foot-1, 200-pound junior announced the news on his Twitter page this afternoon. Luca Vartic ‏@L_WON1 Washington State offered #blessed Vartic also has a scholarship offer from Hawaii. He is one of a dozen island players who were bumped up to three-star […]

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Kahuku is down to five finalists for the vacant head football coach job, according to sources close to the program. According to multiple sources, four candidates are confirmed. Another candidate — Ron McBride, the biggest name of the bunch — is speculation due to the fact that the information came from only one trusted Honolulu […]

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Kamehameha linebacker Tainoa Foster received a scholarship offer to play football for the University of Hawaii in 2016, according to his coach Doug Cosbie. Foster also tweeted the news recently. “It’s still early in the process,” Cosbie said. “He’s getting a lot of attention and they offered him during the junior days (Saturday, when juniors […]

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She swings a mighty bat, fields with a leather glove and one day… Krystin Wong will be handling scalpels and saving lives. The Punahou softball player was one of 59 student-athletes from around Oahu who signed a letter of intent this morning during the Pacific Islands Athletic Alliance signing ceremony at the Honolulu Elks Lodge, […]

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VIDEO: The Amazing Auwae

by Paul Honda on April 14, 2015

It’s just another Sunday for Toleafoa Sean Auwae, catching some rest time in the shade after a sweltering, hot morning at Brian Derby Camp on the campus of Kaimuki High School. The 6-foot-4, 301-pound junior from Kapolei is becoming one of the most coveted offensive linemen in the state. With BYU’s scholarship offer on Saturday, […]

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