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The Open Division final of the First Hawaiian Bank/HHSAA Football State Championships pitted No. 1 Kahuku and No. 2 Saint Louis in a rematch of the 2015 state title game. Here is plenty of video from Saturday night at Aloha Stadium, including the pregame, from Paul Honda. Pre-game First quarter Second quarter Third quarter Fourth […]

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Three weeks after successful surgery to remove a kidney stone, Saint Louis coach Cal Lee guided the Crusaders to their first state championship since 2010, upsetting No. 1 Kahuku 30-14 in the Open Division final of the First Hawaiian Bank/HHSAA Football State Championships at Aloha Stadium.

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It was a night to exorcise Saint Louis missed opportunities in state-title games of the past, including last year’s loss to Kahuku. It was also a night of straight-up, no-guts-no-glory play calling. It was Saint Louis’ night at the end, a stunning 30-14 victory over No. 1 Kahuku. Three clutch field goals by Jacob Tobias, […]

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All systems were go for the Godzilla of all Hawaii high school programs on Saturday night. The No. 1-seeded Kahuku Red Raiders were ready to play air-tight defense and classic, smashmouth football. The blueprint was well defined. Soggy field on a wet night at Aloha Stadium in the title game of the Open Division in […]

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span class=”firstletter”>Lahainaluna co-head coach Garret Tihada chats after the Lunas’ 21-14 win over No. 1 seed Kapaa in the Division II final of the First Hawaiian Bank/HHSAA Football State Championships at Aloha Stadium.

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Every time I come across these Lahainaluna Lunas, they do something magical. Some might call it surreal. Blissful. Spiritual. When I saw them hang on to win at Konawaena last week, they handled victory with respect and humility. Konawaena’s football ohana fed the Lunas after the game, long after the large crowd had emptied out […]

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Division I championship game coaches Wendell Look of ‘Iolani and Rod York of Mililani chatted at a press conference for the First Hawaiian Bank/HHSAA Football State Championships on Tuesday at Aloha Stadium.

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Open Division championship game coaches Cal Lee of Saint Louis and Vavae Tata of Kahuku chatted at a press conference for the First Hawaiian Bank/HHSAA Football State Championships on Tuesday at Aloha Stadium.

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Division II championship coaches Garret Tihada of Lahainaluna and Philip Rapozo of Kapaa chat at a press conference for the First Hawaiian Bank/HHSAA Football State Championships at Aloha Stadium.

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Much was on the line for second-seeded Konawaena: an opportunity to advance into the championship game of the Division II First Hawaiian Bank/HHSAA Football State Championships. But a sloppy first half led to missed opportunities, and the visiting Lahainaluna Lunas pulled away after a 7-all halftime stalemate for a 28-14 victory at Julian Yates Field.

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