Recruiting

The eight-time and defending HHSAA state football champion Kahuku Red Raiders might look a little different on offense the next few years. Freshman quarterback Sol-Jay Maiava, who will compete for the starting job this season, is so talented that he received his first Division I scholarship offer on Tuesday from Michigan and head coach Jim […]

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The recruiting process is quickly winding down for Leilehua defensive back Charles Watson. Watson, who told the Star-Advertiser’s Stephen Tsai last month he wanted to make his decision by the end of the summer, released his list of six schools to make the latest cut for his services. Hawaii, Vanderbilt, Washington State, San Diego State, […]

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Damien sophomore left tackle Julius Buelow has received four college football offers, including three from FBS schools, according to Monarchs head coach Eddie Klaneski. Buelow, who is part Tongan and part German, is 6 foot 6 and 290 pounds. He has offers from Hawaii, Oregon State and BYU of the FBS and Cal Poly of […]

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Takaamoatoa Lautaha, a defensive end/linebacker at St. Francis, has received a football scholarship offer from Colorado State. It is the first offer for Lautaha, who made the announcement on Twitter.

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The 7v7 battle on the final day of the GPA Football College Showcase included many of the top quarterbacks, receivers, linebackers and defensive backs in the state. Among them were overall Showcase MVP Tua Tagovailoa (Saint Louis) and QB MVPs Justin Uahinui (Farrington) and Taulia Tagovailoa of Kapolei. Other QBs in the 7v7 were Nick […]

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It’s been just two quick years since Faatui Tuitele was among several eighth-graders to make a splash at a Nike Sparq combine held at Aloha Stadium. “I’m getting older, improving my skills since two years ago. I’m motivated by my coaches, my family,” Tuitele said moments after earning MVP defensive lineman honors at the GPA […]

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The three-day GPA Football College Showcase has come to an end on a hot weekend at the University of Hawaii. Nearly 600 players (ninth to 12th grade) and 100 coaches participated in the annual event hosted by GPA’s Chad Ikei and Rich Miano. Position MVPs were announced during the awards presentation. Selections made by coaches. […]

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Another picturesque, sunny morning in Lower Manoa, where the GPA Football College Showcase enters its third and final day. Saturday was a long grind in the heat. This morning’s workout and 1-on-1s is a real test for the best of the best. Being in top condition pays off this morning. More later. GPA Football College […]

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I missed part of the day, but it was a long 6-7 hours of grinding under the sun on an 88-degree day at UH. The GPA Football College Showcase is double in size compared to last year, but it seems like players are getting their share of reps during skills work. During the 1-on-1s and […]

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The GPA Football College Showcase enters its second day on a sunny, picturesque morning in Manoa. Saturday’s itinerary: 8:30 a.m. College coaches check in. 8:45 a.m. 2-minute drill on bleachers (Education First). Introduce local coaches. 9-9:25 a.m. Agility. Coach Ikei and DBs in auditorium (film study). 9:25-9:30 a.m. Water break. Divide fields up: QB/WR on […]

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