Recruiting

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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The University of Hawaii offered a football scholarship this week to Konawaena’s Luca Vartic, who returns to the Wildcats for his senior football season next fall, according to the Pacific Islands Athletic Alliance website. Vartic is a 6-foot-2, 205-pound cornerback, safety and kick returner at Konawaena. He has run a 4.46 40-yard dash according to […]

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Two Division I colleges — Ole Miss and Hawaii — offered a football scholarship this week to former Farrington athlete David Luafatasaga, according to the Pacific Islands Athletic Alliance website. 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 […]

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The nest wave of high school football talent hit the field at Aloha Stadium last Sunday for the 2015 Nike Football Combine. We’ve got the unofficial results plus some great videos from the event. Here are the top 25 participants from Hawaii high schools based on their SPARQ rating, which is calculated using results from […]

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Kahuku coach Lee Leslie was beaming with pride when he watched his boys being honored during Wednesday’s signing day assembly at the school gym. The coach, who came over from Idaho a year ago, would be the first one to say how good of a job former coach Reggie Torres did with those boys. And […]

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Punahou tight end Matthew Christman signed his letter of intent and will be a preferred walk-on at Washington, Buffanblu coach Kale Ane confirmed Wednesday. Christman, a 6-foot-3, 235-pounder, caught seven passes for 127 yards and a TD during Punahou’s ILH championship season that ended with a loss to Mililani in the state title game. In […]

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Tagovailoa gets offer No. 8

by Nick Abramo on February 3, 2015

Saint Louis quarterback Tua Tagovailoa received offer No. 8 from a college last week, according to a post by Doris Sullivan on the Pacific Islands Atheletic Alliance website last week. One problem for those schools, however, is they have to wait. Tagovailoa is only a sophomore and has two years of high school football left. […]

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Kapolei offensive lineman Pesi Savea chose San Diego State over Texas Tech, according to a Pacific Islands Athletic Alliance website post Tuesday night. Savea had been waiting for some test scores to come in and now he is eligible to sign his letter of intent for the Aztecs at Wednesday’s PIAA signing ceremony at the […]

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Three Hawaii Prep athletes will sign their national letters of intent at the Big Island school’s gym Wednesday at 3 p.m., according to athletic director Steve Perry. Nicky Palleschi, a 6-4, 200-pounder, played tight end, wide receiver and defensive end for Ka Makani. He will sign with Cal. Gabbie Ewing will sign to play for […]

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