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GLORY DAYS: Coach Pat Silva and the 2019 McKinley Tigers

By Nick Abramo on July 1, 2019

NINTH IN A SERIES This summer, head coaches from all 28 Oahu high school varsity football teams are being asked to recount their football playing days. One coach who has already been interviewed for this multi-part series pointed out what he thinks may be the value of this endeavor: “A lot of times, you only hear about coaches when they’re getting released or are having a special season. It’s super hard to have a special season, so this should shed […]

GLORY DAYS: Coach Mark Kurisu and the 2019 Leilehua Mules

By Nick Abramo on June 30, 2019

EIGHTH IN A SERIES This summer, head coaches from all 28 Oahu high school varsity football teams are being asked to recount their football playing days. One coach who has already been interviewed for this multi-part series pointed out what he thinks may be the value of this endeavor: “A lot of times, you only hear about coaches when they’re getting released or are having a special season. It’s super hard to have a special season, so this should shed […]

GLORY DAYS: Coach Bryson Carvalho and the 2019 Waipahu Marauders

By Nick Abramo on June 29, 2019

SEVENTH IN A SERIES This summer, head coaches from all 28 Oahu high school varsity football teams are being asked to recount their football playing days. One coach who has already been interviewed for this multi-part series pointed out what he thinks may be the value of this endeavor: “A lot of times, you only hear about coaches when they’re getting released or are having a special season. It’s super hard to have a special season, so this should shed […]


VIDEO: Saint Louis sophomore QB A.J. Bianco

By Paul Honda on June 28, 2019

For the Saint Louis Crusaders, the competition is elite, often unmatched, at quarterback. A.J. Bianco, one of their heralded passers, will be a sophomore battling for playing time. Bianco chatted after the Warrior Football Elite Camp.

VIDEO: Saint Louis underclassmen Tre Taylor, Kekahi Graham and Iona Purcell

By Paul Honda on June 27, 2019

It is not easy climbing your way up the ladder at Saint Louis, where the three-time defending state football champions soon open its defense. Defensive back Tre Taylor, quarterback Kekahi Graham and linebacker Iona Purcell, all Saint Louis underclassmen, chat after the Hawaii Football Elite Camp on Sunday at Manoa.

GLORY DAYS: Coach Mike Fanoga and the 2019 Waianae Seariders

By Nick Abramo on June 26, 2019

SIXTH IN A SERIES This summer, head coaches from all 28 Oahu high school varsity football teams are being asked to recount their football playing days. One coach interviewed for this multi-part series pointed out what he thinks may be the value of this endeavor: “A lot of times, you only hear about coaches when they’re getting released or are having a special season. It’s super hard to have a special season, so this should shed more light on them […]

VIDEO: Laie Park DE/LB Tausili Akana

By Paul Honda on June 26, 2019

Tausili Akana begins his freshman year at his new school, Kamehameha, in a matter of weeks. Akana made a splash recently with an MVP award at the All-Poly Camp in Utah, which led to scholarship offers from Hawaii, Brigham Young and Utah on the same day, June 16. Akana grew up playing for the Laie Park Red Raiders football program, and now follows the footsteps of his sisters, Braelyn and Keonilei, to Kamehameha. The 6-3, 195-pound football/basketball athlete chatted after […]