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BLOG: Signing Day 2019

By Billy Hull on December 18, 2019

Most of the top high school football players in the country will realize their college dreams with the signing of their national letters of intent. Hawaii Prep World will keep you updated with all of the signings going on from around the state. Keep up to date with our Hawaii High School Football Recruiting Tracker. UPDATED STORIES >> Kamehameha’s Ezra Evaimalo stays home while teammate Keola Downing takes his shot at Boise State >> Farrington’s Faaope Laloulu takes the long, […]

Kamehameha’s Ezra Evaimalo stays home while teammate Keola Downing takes his shot at Boise State

By Kyle Sakamoto on December 18, 2019

Kamehameha’s Ezra Evaimalo is staying home to play college football, while teammate Keola Downing is returning to his birthplace. Evaimalo, a defensive end/linebacker, signed a letter of intent to play for the University of Hawaii and Downing, a punter, put pen to paper as a preferred walk-on for Boise State at a ceremony today at Kamehameha’s Koaia classroom. Evaimalo, who is 6 foot 2 and 215 pounds, was offered a scholarship by UH during his sophomore year. “A lot of […]

Oregon signee Faaope Laloulu: ‘I wasn’t that good growing up’

By Paul Honda on December 18, 2019

Time, love and work ethic made all the difference for young Faaope Laloulu. Now a 6-foot-7, 390-pound Farrington senior, Laloulu trodded along as a youngster playing for the Central Razorbacks. “I wasn’t that good growing up,” he said after signing his letter of intent with Oregon. He’s plenty good now, training year-round under the mindful eyes of former Farrington standout Whitley Fehoko. Laloulu turned down nine other offers, including Hawaii. His visit to Eugene earlier in the fall was pivotal. […]

Punahou’s Alaka’i Gilman opens up recruitment after committing to WSU in June

By Billy Hull on December 10, 2019

Punahou defensive back Alaka’i Gilman announced on social media today that he is opening up his recruitment. Gilman, a defensive player of the year candidate for the Honolulu Star-Advertiser All-State team due out later this month, was named to the All-ILH first team last week. He had committed to Washington State in June. “Grateful for all that the Washington State staff and family has done for me, but at this time it is in my best interest to decommit and […]

Campbell’s Titus Mokiao-Atimalala all the rage with recruiters

By Paul Honda on November 28, 2019

The tsunami seems surreal for Titus Mokiao-Atimalala. Last week, the Campbell junior received three more scholarship offers from FBS schools. This week, the wave continued with Nebraska and Washington State. The 6-foot-1, 175-pound wide receiver also has offers from Hawaii, Cal, Oregon State, Michigan, Utah and Wisconsin. For quite some time, it seemed like the world might never notice the mammoth sophomore season he had. Now, it is snowballing. “It’s truly a blessing and I’m thankful to God and all […]

Cal, Wisconsin, Oregon State pile on with offers for Campbell’s Titus Mokiao-Atimalala

By Paul Honda on November 22, 2019

The domino effect is in play for Titus Mokiao-Atimalala. This morning, Oregon State became the latest FBS school to offer the Campbell junior a football scholarship. That makes three offers in a 24-hour span. On Thursday, Cal and Wisconsin made their offers official to the 6-foot-1, 170-pound wide receiver/defensive back. Michigan made an offer roughly a week ago. The first school to make an offer was Hawaii. >> CLICK HERE FOR HAWAII PREP WORLD’S PREP FOOTBALL RECRUITING DATABASE Not bad […]

Stanford lands trio of ‘Iolani standouts in Mia Watanabe, Kupono Browne and Elena Oglivie

By Paul Honda on November 14, 2019

Mia Watanabe, Kupono Browne and Elena Oglivie had their options. The three ‘Iolani Raiders decided to stick with red. All three premier athletes signed letters of intent with Stanford on Wednesday morning at the signing ceremony hosted by Education 1st at the Sheraton Waikiki. Watanabe beamed from under a pile of leis and a red Stanford soccer hat. “I’m not sure what I want to study yet, but I know that the environment there is going definitely going to push […]

Punahou’s Kalae Harrison signs with SEC powerhouse Texas A&M

By Paul Honda on November 13, 2019

Legacy is what Kalae Harrison cares about. The future, though, is no less crucial. The talented middle infielder signed a letter of intent to play for Texas A&M on Wednesday morning, becoming the first island player in a generation to play baseball for the Aggies. “The coaches, the facilities. It’s big, real nice, it’s new,” Harrison said. “It’s a big-time program in the SEC. I’m hoping to play right away as a freshman.” Punahou went 25-5-1 last season, capturing the […]