1982 prep football all-star teams

Joe Onosai was a beast for Pac-Five.

Kahuku running back Lakei Heimuli and Waianae defensive back Derrick Mahaulu were the top offensive and defensive players as chosen by the Honolulu Advertiser in 1982.

The year is best remembered, through, for Pac-Five winning the first of its two Prep Bowls under Don Botelho. Running back Joe Onosai, quarterback Tino Sellitto and Russell Borden, the only offensive lineman selected to the All-State first team shorter than 6 feet, were all All-State picks on offense. Wolfpack defensive lineman Joey Fleming, who like Borden was 5-foot-11, also made the first team.

The Star-Bulletin had Heimuli as its top offensive player, but gave the defensive player of the year award to Farrington senior defensive lineman Al Noga.

The league all-star teams in both the ILH and OIA are below the All-State teams.

For a listing of all prep football all-star teams over the years that have been posted, click here.

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  1. Boolakanaka March 2, 2018 1:22 pm

    This was the year of the middle guard and I knew and played with several of those guys: everyone knows Al, but Aleaga and Todd Schmidt were straight out beasts. Tavita did not really pan out in college, but his HS years were epic….I saw Link about 8-10 years ago, making him in his mid 40s, benching about 575–Yes 575, Sole is scary.

  2. ??? March 3, 2018 5:08 am

    1982 season
    Best D-Line talent in Hawaii HS History 🤙🏽

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