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GPA Showcase gearing up for seventh year

By Jerry Campany on May 19, 2019

The seventh annual GPA Showcase Hawaii will be held on June 4 and 5 at Kamehameha. The showcase allows athletes to show off their talent in front of college coaches, local coaches and former NFL players. “We are pleased to partner with two top nationally recognized specialty camps this year,” said Showcase Director Rich Miano. “Our participants will benefit greatly from the additional instruction as well as getting seen by college coaches looking for players. Many of our participants can’t […]

Naighel Calderon becomes 1st Lanai inductee to Hall of Honor

By Paul Honda on May 19, 2019

The 2019 class of the Hawaii High School Hall of Honor includes three elite level basketball players, as well as a good number of neighbor island standouts. Kalina Obrey of Kamehameha, the Star-Advertiser Girls Basketball All-State player of the year, was voted into the Hall by the selection committee. So was boys player of the year Kameron Ng of St. Francis. He is the first — and only — boy to be inducted from the school, which will close its […]

Pac-12 school showing interest in ‘Iolani WR Carter Kamana

By Paul Honda on May 15, 2019

There is nothing concrete yet in Carter Kamana’s future. But it’s beginning to crystallize bit by bit. The 6-foot-3, 180-pound junior has been contacted by a number of Mountain West Conference football programs. On Tuesday, a Pac-12 Conference recruiter came calling on the ‘Iolani campus. Kamana, who had 85 receptions for 959 yards and eight TDs last season, was busy in class and didn’t meet with the coach. There are plans to connect later, however. “I don’t have any offers. […]


San Francisco 49ers and HHSAA to run free youth football camp

By Nick Abramo on May 14, 2019

West Coast NFL teams are developing a strong interest in Hawaii. The Los Angeles Rams will host a preseason game against the Dallas Cowboys this fall. And now, the San Francisco 49ers, the Hawaii High School Athletic Association and USA Football are partnering to host a free youth football camp on Friday, the HHSAA announced Tuesday. The free camp will be held at the Spalding Boys and Girls Club in Honolulu from 3 to 5 p.m. 49ers prep and fan […]

College club football informational meeting on Maui on Thursday

By Nick Abramo on April 24, 2019

Maui’s first informational community meeting for Hawaii 8 will be held Thursday. Hawaii 8 is a new club football organization for college students in the state that is slated to start a five-team league in the spring of 2020. The nonprofit parent organization — Hawaii Football Club — will be running the informational meeting at 6 p.m. in the student lounge in the Pilina Building at the University of Hawaii Maui College. The meeting is for any college athletes or […]

First 2 collegiate club football meetings next week

By Nick Abramo on April 13, 2019

The first two informational community meetings of Hawaii 8 will be held next week. Hawaii 8 is a new club football organization for college students in Hawaii that is slated to start a five-team league in the spring of 2020. The nonprofit parent organization — Hawaii Football Club — will be running the informational meetings April 15 in Kailua-Kona and April 17 in Hilo. Those two meetings are for any college athletes or prospective college athletes interested in joining Moku […]

VIDEO: Saint Louis great Gerald Welch on current Crusaders

By Paul Honda on April 12, 2019

Saint Louis assistant coach and co-athletic director Gerald Welch was a highly-productive contributor in the first football dynasty under Coach Cal Lee. Welch chatted with Hawaii Prep World about the potential of wide receiver Matt Sykes, who has recovered from injury to impress recruiters. The 6-foot-3, 209-pound senior-to-be “has everything it takes,” Welch said. “I see a lot more aggressiveness in him the last few months. More consistently going after the ball.” Welch is also enthusiastic about wide receiver Roman […]

VIDEO: Crusaders visit Ali‘iolani Elementary with message about education

By Paul Honda on April 11, 2019

Lunch hour took on a special look at Ali‘iolani Elementary School when Saint Louis football players visited to spread a message about education. The Crusaders, including All-State players Faatui Tuitele, Ben Scott and Nick Herbig, led the keiki through drills before lunch. The event was coordinated by Liohana Youth Empowerment.