Football

Kamehameha will host Carson High from Carson, Calif., for a football game on Aug. 25, Warriors head coach Abu Maafala confirmed today. The Warriors are one of at least seven Hawaii teams that will play mainland squads this fall. The others are Saint Louis, Punahou, Mililani, Kahuku, Kalani and Baldwin. Kamehameha went 3-6 a year […]

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Cal Lee is gearing up for yet another year of coaching high school football, and he’s excited. He’s also disappointed in a few things. First, the positives: Lee’s Crusaders will be playing against two mainland teams this fall. On the weekend of Sept. 22-23, Saint Louis will entertain Narbonne (Los Angeles). The date and Oahu […]

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Instead of going through the final few months of high school on campus with many of his best friends, former Saint Louis quarterback Tua Tagovailoa is already getting to work in Tuscaloosa. The Honolulu Star-Advertiser player of the year and all-time career passing leader in Hawaii went through his first spring practice with Alabama on […]

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Head coach Rod York loves to take his boys to the mainland and he’s doing it again this year. The Mililani football team will travel to Northern California to play one of the top teams there — Clayton Valley Charter High, which is located in the town of Concord — on Sept. 1. In addition, the Trojans […]

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The Kahuku football team will play in Las Vegas for the second year in a row, interim head coach Makoa Freitas said today. On Sept. 9, the Red Raiders will play Utah Division 5A state champion Bingham (South Jordan, Utah) in the inaugural Polynesian Football Classic as the second game of a doubleheader at Sam […]

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Kahuku freshman quarterback Sol-Jay Maiava tweeted Wednesday night that he has received a scholarship offer from Hawaii. WOW!!! BLESSED n HONORED 2 get an offer from DA HOMETOWN TEAM#GOBOWS #WARRIORS #RILunkoKALA @NickRolovich @UH_FBRecruits @808FBRecruits pic.twitter.com/AT0yQbHy2N — Sol-Jay Maiava ™ (@Jay_4QB) March 9, 2017 Maiava, a 6-foot-1 dual threat, led Kahuku to a second consecutive OIA […]

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Nanakuli announced Wednesday night that head football coach Keala Watson is stepping down for personal family issues. Offensive coordinator Kieran Watson will take over as head coach. Keala Watson went 21-17 in four seasons with the Golden Hawks. After going 4-5 in his first season, Watson led the Golden Hawks to the OIA Division II […]

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Punahou is going back to the Honor Bowl Football Showcase this fall. The Buffanblu will play against Junipero Serra High, a Roman Catholic private school in Gardena, Calif., as part of a tripleheader Sept. 2 on the campus of Cathedral Catholic in San Diego. The Honor Bowl is a five-game, two-day affair that starts Sept. […]

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Hawaii’s three-tier football state tournament is likely to be kept for 2017 and beyond after being run on a pilot basis for 2016. The Hawaii High School Athletic Association’s football committee has met twice this offseason to discuss ways to improve what turned out to be a successful pilot season in which Saint Louis, Mililani […]

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Kapolei defensive end Kukea Emmsley continues to be a magnet. The 6-foot-5, 230-pound junior just received a football scholarship offer from Hawaii. Within the past week, Emmsley received his first offer, from Oregon State, and second offer, from Navy. Coach Darren Hernandez said earlier in the week that Emmsley looks like a very young version […]

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