The Division I FBS football recruits made the big splash on signing day Wednesday. But others signed letters of intent, too. Hawaii Prep World has gathered a list of football players going to smaller colleges as well as a list of soccer players who also signed letters of intent Wednesday. If you would like to […]


Video: Signing Day

by Stan Lee on February 3, 2016

High school athletes signed their National Letters of Intent at the Pacific Islands Athletic Alliance signing event at the Sheraton Waikiki.


One lineman, one linebacker, one defensive back. They were the very leadership core of the Kahuku defense and now they’ll be going off on their own college paths. On Wednesday at the Kahuku gym, they stepped up to the podium and told friends and family where they’ll be going. And then they signed their national […]


Kahuku senior linebacker Hirkley Latu signed with Brigham Young on Wednesday. Latu had offers from California, Hawaii, Washington State, Oregon State, Utah and Utah State. Latu was one of eight Kahuku defensive players selected to the Honolulu Star-Advertiser all-state first team in December. Kahuku went 13-0 and won the state title. Kahuku defensive lineman Bradlee […]


Mililani senior running back Vavae Malepeai had been committed to Oregon for nearly a year. And now he’s going to USC. The state’s all-time leading rusher made a last-minute switch, signing with USC at the PIAA event at Sheraton Waikiki on Wednesday morning after being committed to Oregon since last summer. Malepeai visited USC last […]


PIAA LOI signing day

by Paul Honda on February 3, 2016

We’re minutes away from official signing of life-altering paperwork that will impact the lives of dozens of athletes, including football players, at this morning’s PIAA Letter of Intent signing event at the Sheraton Waikiki. This is the first time I have a smart phone (instead of a flip phone) at this annual ceremony and it […]


The top two wide receivers in the state this past season are staying home for college. Kamehameha’s Kumoku Noa announced on Twitter on Monday night that he will stay home and play for Hawaii, joining Mililani’s Kalakaua Timoteo at UH. Both receivers were named to the Honolulu Star-Advertiser all-state first team in December and were […]


Kamehameha’s Alema Kapoi was leaning toward committing to Navy when visits to West Point and the Air Force suddenly opened his recruitment up. Over the weekend, Navy closed the door on it. Kapoi gave his commitment to the Midshipmen coaching staff Sunday after finishing his official visit. He was hosted by Kamehameha alumnus Blaze Ryder […]


The Pro Bowl is Sunday and the Super Bowl is one week later, so you know what that means — the end of football season. So, before it’s too late, let’s catch up with a former Hawaii high school player who had perhaps the biggest season out of anyone from around here — Clemson defensive […]


Kahuku football head coach Vavae Tata is bringing his team to Las Vegas next season to play Bishop Gorman, USA Today’s No. 1 team from 2015. He told Hawaii Prep World on Friday that it’s “a great opportunity.” “We are looking forward to the challenge and are looking forward to preparing for that challenge,” Tata […]