Waianae football

Waianae’s Onesimus Lutu-Clarke is setting out to make the very most of his collegiate experience. The first step toward that was signing with Oregon State on Wednesday morning to make his commitment official. He chose the Beavers because of the environment within and beyond the locker room. “It had to be the family-oriented atmosphere that […]


First Oregon State got Kahuku’s Kesi Ah-Hoy to open up his recruitment after committing to Hawaii. Then it got Leilehua’s Charles Moku Watson to commit after he had originally pledged to Washington State last summer. Now the Beavers are adding some beef to their offensive line from Hawaii with the commitment of Waianae’s Onesimus Lutu-Clarke. […]


Offense has taken Saint Louis quite far. Defense by the gentlemen of Kalaepohaku could close the deal. Clearly, and abundantly, quarterback Tua Tagovailoa and the offensive unit have provided ample push toward that beautiful koa trophy waiting to be taken home by this year’s state football champion. But right now, getting out of the semifinal […]


Saint Louis, ILH champion, met Waianae, the OIA’s fourth-place team, in the Open Division semifinal round of the First Hawaiian Bank/HHSAA Football State Championships at Aloha Stadium.


An old rivalry is renewed in the first semifinal game of the Open Division doubleheader in the First Hawaiian Bank/HHSAA Football State Championships at Aloha Stadium. ILH champion Saint Louis faces OIA fourth-place Waianae as both teams return to the semifinals of the state tournament for the second consecutive year. Saint Louis 42, Waianae 7 […]


Nerdpod: Quarterbacks v3.0

by Paul Honda on November 11, 2016

NERDPOD: Quarterbacks v3.0 The Star-Advertiser and Hawaii Prep World’s Paul Honda breaks down some of the best quarterbacks in the state. This is more of a run-through than a breakdown of QB statistics for the first time since almost two months. Numbers don’t tell the whole story, of course. That’s why this is Nerdpod, not […]


Waianae and Saint Louis have a knack for meeting in inaugural events. When the Prep Bowl was instituted in 1973, legendary Waianae coach Larry Ginoza led the Seariders to a 6-0 win over the Crusaders in the first of eight meetings between the schools in the annual OIA-ILH postseason classic. Saint Louis has owned the […]


The first day of the First Hawaiian Bank/HHSAA State Football Championships brought us an even number of blowouts (Campbell 48-0, Damien 40-0, Lahainaluna 52-14) and competitive games (‘Iolani 17-14, Leilehua 26-25, Mililani 49-28). Saturday night at Aloha Stadium is a groundbreaking moment in the 17-year history of the state tournament with the first Open Division […]


Waianae stops Kahuku from the 1 to win the OIA JV title 22-20 in overtime pic.twitter.com/U9pTEn8AuR — Hawaii Prep World (@HawaiiPrepWorld) October 30, 2016 Waianae’s varsity football team has had plenty of great moments this season, but the program might have had its best while the varsity boys were standing just outside the end zone […]


The do-or-die OIA third-place game has had its share of moments in recent years. Just last year, this same Waianae team preparing to play Kapolei edged out a 20-19 win over Farrington to reach the state tournament, where it advanced to the semifinals in Division I before losing to Kahuku. This season, things are different. […]