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Saint Louis' Tua Tagovailoa is the highest rated quarterback prospect ever to come out of Hawaii. Photo by Dennis Oda/Star-Advertiser.

Saint Louis’ Tua Tagovailoa is the highest rated quarterback prospect ever to come out of Hawaii. Photo by Dennis Oda/Star-Advertiser.

A list of Hawaii high school football players being recruited by Division I FBS colleges is below:

UPDATED: Jan. 15

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2017

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>> Tua Tagovailoa, QB, Saint Louis, 6-1, 210. (COMMITTED 5/2: Alabama). Offers: Alabama, Arizona, Arizona State, Auburn, Colorado, Florida, Georgia Tech, Hawaii, LSU, Louisville, Mississippi, Nebraska, North Carolina, Oregon, Oregon State, Texas A&M, Texas Tech, UCLA, UNLV, USC, Utah, Washington, Washington State.

18
>> Jordan Agasiva, OL, Pima College (Mililani), 6-5, 310: (COMMITTED 12/25: Utah. Offers: Auburn, Boise State, Brigham Young, Central Florida, Colorado State, Hawaii, Iowa State, Kansas State, Louisville, Mississippi, Missouri, New Mexico State, North Carolina, Oklahoma, Oregon State, Texas Tech, Utah, Washington State.

14
>> Miki Suguturaga, DE, Punahou, 6-5, 260: Arkansas, Arizona State, Army, BYU, Colorado, Hawaii, UNLV, Oregon State, San Diego State, San Jose State, Utah, Vanderbilt, Virginia, Washington State.
>> Myron Tagovailoa-Amosa, DL, Kapolei, 6-4, 260: Air Force, Arizona, Army, Georgia Tech, Hawaii, Navy, UNLV, Notre Dame, Oregon, Oregon State, USC, Utah State, Vanderbilt, Virginia.

12
>> Aliki Vimahi, TE/DE, Kahuku, 6-4, 250: BYU, Colorado, Georgia Tech, Hawaii, UNLV, Oregon State, San Diego State, UCLA, USC, Utah, Virginia, Washington State.

11
>> Morris Unutoa, OL, Kapaa, 6-5, 280: BYU, Central Florida, Colorado, Hawaii, UNLV, Oregon State, San Jose State, Utah, Vanderbilt, Virginia, Washington State.

10
>> Charles Watson, DB, Leilehua, 6-1, 170: (TOP 2: Oregon State, BYU). Offers: Fresno State, Hawaii, Oregon State, San Diego State, Vanderbilt, Washington State, BYU, Colorado, UNLV, San Jose State.

9
>> Isaac Slade-Matautia, LB, Saint Louis, 6-1, 220: Arizona, Arizona State, Central Florida, Colorado, Hawaii, Nebraska, Oregon, Washington, Washington State.

8
>> Andrew Aleki, DE/LB, Kamehameha, 6-3, 225: Air Force, Hawaii, UNLV, Oregon State, San Diego State, San Jose State, Utah, Washington State.
>> Kekaula Kaniho, DB, Kahuku, 6-1, 170: (COMMITTED 1/15: Boise State). Offers: Army, Boise State, Colorado, Hawaii, UNLV, San Diego State, Vanderbilt, Washington State.
>> Michael Minihan, OL, Saint Louis, 6-3, 275: (COMMITTED: 7/27: Georgia Tech.) Offers: Air Force, Army, Georgia Tech, Hawaii, Idaho, Nevada, San Jose State, UNLV.

6
>> Onesimus Clarke, OL, Waianae, 6-5, 290: Boise State, BYU, Fresno State, Hawaii, Nevada, Oregon State.
>> Adam Stack, PK, Kamehameha, 6-2, 175: (COMMITTED 7/6: Oregon). Offers: Army, Miami, Oregon, Oregon State, San Diego State, Wisconsin.

5
>> Feleti Afemui, LB, Maui, 6-2, 205: Army, Hawaii, Utah, Vanderbilt, Washington State.
>> Jordan Ta’amu, QB, New Mexico Military Institute (Pearl City), 6-3, 200: (COMMITTED 12/10: Ole Miss). Offers: Eastern Kentucky, Minnesota, Mississippi, New Mexico, Southern Miss.

4
>> Kesi Ah-Hoy, RB, Kahuku, 6-0, 205: (COMMITTED 12/4: Hawaii). Offers: Army, BYU, Hawaii, Oregon State.
>> Nakoa Pauole, DL, Kamehameha, 6-2, 270: Air Force, Army, Fresno State, Navy.

3
>> Christian Mejia, DE, Kailua, 6-4, 210: Hawaii, Vanderbilt, Washington State.
>> Ezra Savea, Kapolei, WR/S, 6-4, 205: Colorado, Oregon State, UNLV.

1
>> Mango Finau, OL, Baldwin, 6-4, 340: (Committed 12/29: BYU). Offers: BYU.
>> Nicholas Kapule, QB, Punahou, 6-2, 190: Hawaii.
>> Seyddrick Lakalaka, LB, Punahou, 6-1, 220: San Diego State.
>> Jack-Eli Tufono, OL/DL, Punahou, 6-4, 240: (COMMITTED 1/15: Idaho State). Offers: UNLV.

2018

>> Stephen Barber, QB, Punahou, 6-3, 205: Hawaii.
>> Takaamoatoa Lautaha, DE/LB, St. Francis, 6-3, 245: Colorado State.
>> Sekope Latu, P/DL, Kahuku, 6-3, 250: (COMMITTED: BYU). Offers: BYU
>> Kanai Mauga, DE, Waianae, 6-1, 210: Hawaii, Oregon State.
>> Samson Reed, DE, Kahuku, 6-2, 240: BYU, Fresno State, Hawaii, Washington State.
>> Rocky Savea, LB, Kapolei, 6-1, 200: Oregon State, Texas Tech.
>> Isaiah Tufaga, LB, Saint Louis, 6-1, 195: Hawaii, Vanderbilt.
>> Izaya Vimahi, OL, Kahuku, 6-3, 260: BYU.

2019

>> Miki Ah You, LB, Kahuku, 6-0, 165: BYU.
>> Julius Buelow, OL, Damien, 6-6, 290: BYU, Hawaii, Oregon State.
>> Noah-Falcon Kaumatule, TE/LB, Punahou, 6-8, 220: BYU, Hawaii, Utah.
>> Marist Liufau, DB, Punahou, 6-2, 175: Hawaii.
>> Taulia Tagovailoa, QB, Kapolei, 5-11, 185: Alabama, Hawaii, Oregon, Utah.
>> Faatui Tuitele, DL, Saint Louis, 6-3, 270: BYU, Fresno State, Hawaii, Ole Miss, Oregon, USC, Utah, Vanderbilt.
>> Elijah Unutoa, OL, Kapaa, 6-4, 265: BYU, Hawaii.
>> Enokk Vimahi, OL/DL, Kahuku, 6-4, 250: BYU, Hawaii.

2020

>> Sione Lolohea, DL, Maui, 6-3, 230: BYU, Hawaii.
>> Sol-Jay Maiava, QB, Kahuku, 6-1, 170: Michigan.

PAST YEARS

2016

Kaiser offensive lineman Michael Eletise was the No. 1 prospect out of Hawaii in the class of 2016, choosing Arizona over Washington among his 40+ offers. Cindy Ellen Russell / Honolulu Star-Advertiser.

Kaiser offensive lineman Michael Eletise was the No. 1 prospect out of Hawaii in the class of 2016, choosing Arizona over Washington among his 40+ offers. Cindy Ellen Russell / Honolulu Star-Advertiser.

Signed letter of intent or gave oral commitment
>> Bradlee Anae, DE, Kahuku, 6-4, 220: (Utah). Offers: BYU, Oregon State, Utah, Vanderbilt, Virginia.
>> Sean Auwae, OL, Kapolei, 6-3, 296: (Vanderbilt). Offers: Arizona State, BYU, Hawaii, Idaho State, Louisville, Nevada, Northern Arizona, Oregon State, San Diego State, Texas Tech, Tulsa, UCLA, UNLV, Utah, Utah State, Vanderbilt, Virginia, Washington, Washington State.
>> Caleb Chow, DL, Kamehameha, 6-2, 250: (Air Force). Offer: Air Force.
>> Michael Eletise, OL, Kaiser, 6-4, 302: (Arizona). Offers: Alabama, Arizona, Arizona State, Auburn, Boston College, California, Colorado, Florida, Florida State, Hawaii, Kansas, Kansas State, LSU, Louisiana Tech, Louisville, Michigan, Michigan State, Mississippi, Mississippi State, Missouri, Nebraska, Nevada, North Carolina, North Carolina State, Oklahoma, Oklahoma State, Oregon State, Penn State, San Diego State, San Jose State, Texas, Texas Christian, Texas Tech, Tulsa, UCLA, UNLV, Utah, Utah State, Washington, Washington State, Wisconsin.
>> David Fangupo, DT, Kealakehe 2013 and Cerritos College, 6-2, 325: (Oregon State). Offers: Hawaii, Oregon State, Utah.
>> Tainoa Foster, LB, Kamehameha, 6-2, 192: (Fresno State). Offers: Fresno State, Hawaii, Utah State, Washington State.
>> Nilsson Gaisoa, OL, Kailua, 6-5, 270: (Washington State). Offers: Hawaii, Washington State.
>> Joshua Hauani‘o, OL, ‘Iolani, 6-4, 306: (Hawaii). Offers: Army, Hawaii.
>> Nate Herbig, OL, Saint Louis, 6-4, 320: (Stanford). Offers: Arizona State, California, Colorado, Hawaii, Oregon State, San Diego State, Stanford, Texas Tech, UNLV, Washington, Washington State.
>> Jordan Iosefa, LB, Saint Louis, 6-2, 225: (USC). Offers: Hawaii, Oregon State, USC.
>> Drew Kobayashi, WR, Saint Louis, 6-2, 185: (Cal). Offers: Air Force, Army, California, Hawaii, Navy, Nevada, San Diego State, Washington, Washington State.
>> Alema Kapoi, DE, Kamehameha, 6-0, 265: (Navy). Offers: Air Force, Army, Navy.
>> Hirkley Latu, DB, Kahuku, 6-3, 200: (BYU). Offers: BYU, Cal, Hawaii, Oregon State, Utah, Utah State, Washington State.
>> Keoni-Kordell Makekau, WR, ‘Iolani, 5-11, 166: (Navy). Offers: Hawaii, Navy, Washington State.
>> Vavae Malepeai, RB, Mililani, 6-0, 190: (USC). Offers: California, Colorado, Hawaii, Michigan, Mississippi, Nebraska, Nevada, Oregon, Oregon State, Stanford, Tulsa, UCLA, USC, Utah, Utah State, Vanderbilt, Washington, Washington State.
>> Justin Matias, S, Punahou, 6-0, 170: (Air Force). Offers: Air Force, Dartmouth.
>> McKenzie Milton, QB, Mililani, 6-0, 170: (Central Florida). Offers: Army, Air Force, Central Florida, Hawaii, Navy.
>> Netane Muti, DL, Leilehua, 6-4, 280: (Hawaii). Offers: Hawaii.
>> Kumoku Noa, WR, Kamehameha, 6-0, 180: (Hawaii).
>> Jeremiah Pritchard, LB, Farrington and Silverado, Nev., 6-0, 210: (Hawaii). Offers: Colorado, Hawaii, UNLV.
>> Keala Santiago, DB, Kahuku, 5-11, 187: (Hawaii). Offers: Hawaii, Army, Colorado, Navy, UNLV.
>> Handsome Tanielu, DT, Waianae 2010 and Snow College, 6-2, 305: (BYU). Offers: Baylor, Boise State, BYU, Fresno State, Houston, Kansas, Louisville, Missouri, Nevada, Oklahoma State, Oregon State, Penn State, Tulsa, Utah, Utah State, Virginia.
>> Wayne Taulapapa, RB, Punahou, 6-0, 202: (Virginia). Offers: Air Force, Colorado, Hawaii, Navy, UNLV, Virginia.
>> Kalakaua Timoteo, WR, Mililani, 6-2, 205: (Hawaii). Offers: Hawaii, UNLV, Washington State.
>> Jet Toner, PK, Punahou, 6-4, 190: (Stanford). Offers: Army, Stanford.

{ 13 comments… read them below or add one }

duck January 7, 2017 at 1:27 am

What ever happened to challen faamatau from farrington?

Ackrite June 29, 2016 at 1:02 am

Hey HPW! Just an update… Sol-Jay Maiava just recieved an offer from Michigan!

David Fonoimoana June 28, 2016 at 11:33 pm

Jim Harbaugh of Michigan just offered Kahuku class of 2020 Sol-Jay Maiava a scholarship earlier today.

Meetloaf June 8, 2016 at 12:29 pm

Oregon State Has offered RB Kesi Ah-Hoy Class of 2017

Meetloaf June 8, 2016 at 12:11 pm

Recent BYU offers for Kahuku Players to update your board

BYU, Izaya Vimahi (OL) 6′ 5″ 300 lbs, Class of 2018
BYU Offer and Verbal Commit, Sekope Latu (Kicker/Punter/TE) 6’2″ 220lbs, Class of 2018
BYU, Enokk Vimahi (OL/DL) 6’4″ 260lbs, Class of 2019

Meet!

Peter Parker May 31, 2016 at 10:07 am

TE/DE Jack-Eli Tufono was offered by UNLV on May 26 (Last week Thursday)

Meetloaf May 25, 2016 at 7:47 am

*Update – Inoke Vimahi is now 6’4″ 265lbs.

Mauian5 May 3, 2016 at 9:33 am

Afamui was offered from Washington State on Monday. He’s 3rd offer.

Tutu Kane Ale February 5, 2016 at 12:09 am

Whatever happen to Kaiser’s Nic Tom;…is he planning on walking on somewhere?

Meetloaf January 20, 2016 at 9:32 pm

Class of 2017 Kahuku DL Aliki Vimahi offered by University of Hawaii last week.

A-House December 16, 2015 at 6:45 pm

any reason Uh not recruiting Slade_Matautia

A-House December 16, 2015 at 6:43 pm

if you have not heard Kenny will remain as HC at Navy

A-House December 16, 2015 at 6:42 pm

ST:

best for your angio procedure on Friday

best sleep I ever had was when I was under the gas for colonoscopy – dang, it felt good!

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