Football

Life is a whirlwind for Kaiser junior Michael Eletise. He’s been to the mainland and back a time or two in the past few months, taking in camps and clinics. He’s been impressive. Impressive enough to reel in 16 football scholarship offers. The 6-foot-4, 305-pound offensive lineman will be back on the continent this weekend. […]

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Coach Darren Johnson’s Hukilau Cafe team is back in Las Vegas for the Pylon 7v7 tournament this weekend. Last year, his squad was entirely comprised of Kahuku players. This time, he has a mix of players from across Oahu. The roster: Chyson Bo Stokes Botelho Koolau Feltmen Kekaula Kaniho Laakea Look Randolph Manewa Kumoku Noa […]

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Rod York looked like he wanted to get out on the field right now, and coach, or, maybe even play. He was jonesing for football, but instead was at the head table as a guest speaker for a gathering of ‘Iolani alumni and other special guests on Tuesday. The crowd at the Hukilau Honolulu Executive […]

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Sweet 16: SDSU wants Eletise

by Paul Honda on February 24, 2015

It’s gotten to the point that any 24-hour stretch without a football scholarship offer for Michael Eletise feels odd, strange and maybe a bit like the calm before a supernatural storm. Eletise, a 6-foot-4, 305-pound junior at Kaiser, received an offer from San Diego State early Tuesday evening. That makes it 16 offers for the […]

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Utah State is on the chase for Kaiser offensive lineman Michael Eletise. The 6-foot-4, 305-pound junior received an offer from the Aggies today, making it 15 scholarship offers in all. Ten of the offers have arrived in the past two weeks. Eletise announced the news on Twitter and Pacific Islands Athletic Alliance also shared the […]

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From the Pacific Coast to the Atlantic, coaches are really, really enamored with Michael Eletise. Today, it’s Florida State that wants the Kaiser offensive lineman to consider their scholarship offer. The Seminoles are the 14th university to offer the 6-foot-4, 305-pound student-athlete a free ride. Eletise made the announcement via Twitter in the afternoon. Eletise, […]

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Just one day after receiving a scholarship offer from Utah State, Vavae Malepeai has received one from Washington State. Pacific Islands Athletic Alliance shared the news on its Facebook page (PIAA Hawaii) this afternoon. The Mililani junior now has offers from Colorado, Washington, Hawaii and Cal in addition to USU and Washington State. The 6-foot, […]

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Well, what do you know? On Thursday, shortly after Washington became the 11th university to offer Michael Eletise a football scholarship, the Huskies’ in-state rival made an offer of their own according to his father, Nofo Eletise. Washington State made it a dozen offers for Kaiser’s 6-foot-4, 305-pound offensive lineman. Then, word from Pacific Athletic […]

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Former Farrington athlete David Luafatasaga made an oral commitment to play football for Ole Miss next season, according to the Pacific Islands Athletic Alliance Facebook page. Raised in Samoa, Luafatasaga played linebacker for the Governors in football and forward in basketball before graduating in 2013. He is 6 feet 4 and 225 pounds and had […]

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Utah State offered Mililani running back Vavae Malepeai a scholarship this week, according to the Pacific Islands Athletic Alliance website. Malepeai, a key comoponent in the Trojans’ run to the Division I state championship, will play his senior season for Mililani this fall. As a junior, 6-foot, 195-pound running back rushed for 1,244 yards and […]

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