Recruiting

Recruiting for Division I FBS college football does not have an offseason. It is a constant. After the Class of 2015 seniors signed their letters of intent in February, a new crop of recruits from the Class of 2016 began to get more attention. A list of Hawaii high school players being recruited from the […]

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The Division I football scholarship offers are coming in fast for former Waianae defensive tackle Handsome Tanielu, according to Scout.com. Tanielu, who graduated from Waianae in 2010, played most recently at Snow College in Utah. Thirteen Division I schools have presented a scholarship offer to the 6-foot-2, 310-pound Tanielu — Boise State, BYU, Fresno State, […]

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Kamehameha linebacker Tainoa Foster received a scholarship offer to play football for the University of Hawaii in 2016, according to his coach Doug Cosbie. Foster also tweeted the news recently. “It’s still early in the process,” Cosbie said. “He’s getting a lot of attention and they offered him during the junior days (Saturday, when juniors […]

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She swings a mighty bat, fields with a leather glove and one day… Krystin Wong will be handling scalpels and saving lives. The Punahou softball player was one of 59 student-athletes from around Oahu who signed a letter of intent this morning during the Pacific Islands Athletic Alliance signing ceremony at the Honolulu Elks Lodge, […]

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Harvard no. Yale yes. A recruiting website has Farrington linebacker Jeremiah Pritchard listed as having received interest from Harvard. It’s not true, Pritchard said, but Yale made a call. “A Yale assistant coach messaged me and wanted to know my grades and SAT scores,” Pritchard said during a phone interview Friday. Pritchard has not taken […]

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Colorado, Hawaii and UNLV are among the schools that have offered a scholarship to Farrington outside linebacker Jeremiah Pritchard, according to Scout.com. Pritchard was part of a Governors team that finished third in the OIA and lost to eventual state champion Mililani, 17-14, in the state Division I semifinals. Another website, Rivals.com, lists Harvard as […]

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Kahuku safety Hirkley Latu, who is orally committed to play for BYU in 2016, has at least five Division I offers, according to Scout.com. Latu, who helped the Red Raiders make the state semifinals last season as a junior, received an offer from Oregon State last month. He has three other Pac-12 offers — Cal, Utah […]

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The scholarship offers have been rolling in for Kapolei offensive lineman Toleafoa “Sean” Auwae. He’s going to be a senior in the fall, and he finished his junior season with the Hurricanes last fall alongside his brother on the line, Viliamu Auwae, who is going to play for Utah State next fall. “I say I’m […]

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Punahou goalkeeper Noelani Kong-Johnson will be going to Princeton to play soccer next season, according to her high school coach, Starr Johnson. The Buffanblu senior led her team to the ILH championship this season and a spot in the state tournament. She signed her letter of intent to play for the Tigers of the Ivy […]

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Mililani running back Vavae Malepeai received a scholarship offer from Nevada, according to the Pacific Islands Athletic Alliance’s Facebook page. Malepeai, a Honolulu Star-Advertiser first-team selection two years in a row, will be a senior next year for the defending Division I state champion Trojans. He’s previously received offers from Colorado, Washington, Cal, Hawaii, Utah […]

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