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With 35 V/JV players, Nanakuli grinding away in the Valley

By Paul Honda on July 8, 2021

The heat, the dryness, the solitude. There’s nothing like being a Nanakuli Golden Hawk. Not before the pandemic. Not during it. There are roughly 35 Golden Hawks grinding in the weight room and on the dusty field in the Valley. Some are new junior varsity players. Some were on that gritty JV squad in 2019, well before football got cancelled. “The thing with this team, the last time we coached them was JV. They finished their (’19) season with only […]

CLOSING THE BOOK: 2019 Nanakuli Golden Hawks

By Jerry Campany on October 20, 2019

2019 RECORD >> 5-5 overall, 4-4 OIA Division II HEAD COACH >> Kili Watson is 6-22 in three season with the Golden Hawks. KEY UNDERCLASSMEN IN 2019: WR/RB Tahj Hauhio, 5-6, 150, Jr.; LB Lexsien Kunukau, 5-7, 170, Jr.; DB Randen McCabe, 5-5, 140, Jr.; WR Kekoa Torres, 5-7. 145, Jr.; DB Kawika Keopuhiwa, 5-0, 150, Jr. NANAKULI THROUGH THE YEARS: 1970-2019 HISTORICAL EQUIVALENT: 1994 Waipahu The Nanakuli Golden Hawks have suffered the indignity of a 10-loss season twice: in […]

GAME NIGHT 10/12: Roosevelt/Nanakuli

By Hawaii Prep World on October 12, 2019

Roosevelt 55, Nanakuli 10 ———- FINAL. Rough Riders finish in a three-way tie with Kaiser and Kaimuki in OIA D-II. Kalei Wahilani with the final TD for Roosevelt. Make that three catches, three TD’s for Akana, who has 82 yards on his three scores. A 35-yard TD from Ogata to Akana makes it 48-10 with 10:33 left in the third quarter. Running clock is initiated. Golden Hawks with a TD as QB Sedric Crawford hits Nainoa Paz at the end […]

GAME NIGHT 10/4: Nanakuli/Kaiser

By Billy Hull on October 4, 2019

Kaiser 45, Nanakuli 14, FINAL ———- BOX SCORE At Kaiser Stadium Nanakuli (5-4, 4-3) 0 7 0 7 — 14 Kaiser (8-1, 6-1) 21 14 10 0 — 45 Kais—Dre Falls 9 pass from Easton Yoshino (Kyler Halvorsen kick) Kais—Mason Yoshino 20 pass from E. Yoshino (Halvorsen kick) Kais—Kamakana Mahiko 15 pass from E. Yoshino (Halvorsen kick) Kais—Mason Yoshino 13 pass from E. Yoshino (Halvorsen kick) Nan—Tahj Hauhio 15 run (Keola Bright kick) Kais—Mason Yoshino 18 pass from Brock Perriera […]

Nanakuli’s Tahj Hauhio adds name to the record book in win over McKinley

By Noelle Kakimoto on September 22, 2019

Nanakuli took advantage of the momentum gained from its overtime victory against Pearl City last week to dominate McKinley Saturday night in a 42-6 victory at Ticky Vasconcellos Stadium. The Golden Hawks (4-3, 3-2) scored fast and often, notching their first touchdown less than three minutes into the game when senior QB Sedric Crawford ran in a 1-yard score. Junior receiver Kekoa Torres was one of the Golden Hawks’ offensive stars as he scored his first of three touchdowns on […]

GAME NIGHT 9/21: Nanakuli/McKinley

By Noelle Kakimoto on September 21, 2019

Nanakuli 42, McKinley 6 BOX SCORE Nanakuli (4-3, 3-2) 21 14 7 0 — 42 McKinley (1-6, 1-5) 0 6 0 0 — 6 Nanakuli— Sedric Crawford 1 run (Keola Bright kick) Nanakuli— Kekoa Torres 14 pass from Sedric Crawford (Bright kick) Nanakuli— Tahj Hauhio 7 run (Bright kick) McKinley— Aaron Velasco 22 pass from Kaena Leopoldo (2 pt conversion failed) Nanakuli— Kekoa Torres 31 run (Bright kick) Nanakuli— Nainoa Paz 3 pass from Sedric Crawford (Bright kick) Nanakuli— Kekoa […]

Nanakuli edges Pearl City in dramatic overtime win

By Nick Abramo on September 15, 2019

Nuts, kooky, crazy. Take your pick. Nanakuli whooped it up in the locker room after a 35-34 dramatic overtime victory over Pearl City on Saturday night in the proud valley. The Golden Hawks had the biggest lead of the game at 12-0 before Pearl City came back for a 14-12 edge. There was a 20-all tie, and again a 28-all scoreboard showing. And then came the OT. Nanakuli quarterback Sedric Crawford was the difference. He rushed for 164 yards and […]

GAME NIGHT 9/14: Pearl City/Nanakuli

By Nick Abramo on September 14, 2019

Nanakuli 35, Pearl City 34, FINAL 10:05: Game over. OVERTIME: >> Crawford scores on an 8-yard run for Nanakuli, 35-28. Kekoa Bright kicks the extra point. >> Gleason scores on a 9-yard pass from Canyon. But a Canyon pass to Gleason in the front corner of the end zone falls incomplete. ———– 9:51: Regulation time ends. 9:48: Canyon is hit while trying to throw and his wobbler goes into the hands of the Golden Hawks’ Deuce Yin. He returns the […]