GAME NIGHT 10/26: Mililani/Kahuku

No. 4 Kahuku 7, No. 3 Mililani 3


OIA title No. 27 for Kahuku and fourth in the last five years.

Box score
At Aloha Stadium
Kahuku (8-3) 0 0 0 7 — 7
Mililani (8-4) 0 0 0 3 — 3

Mil—FG Kaulana Navares 24
Kah—Kelsyn Tangaro-Kanoa 93 kickoff return (Adam Requilman kick)

RUSHING—Kahuku: Zealand Matagi 21-78, Lalio Kaluna 8-18, Jack Tito 2-6, Kelsyn Tangaro-Kanoa 4-5, Jason Mariteragi 1-1, team 3-(minus 6), Tiger Adolpho 5-(minus 13). Mililani: Jasiah Alcover 9-32, Malosi Sam 12-23, Micah Kim 1-5, Pono Hookano 1-1, Brendyn Agbayani 3-(minus 31).
PASSING—Kahuku: Adolpho 2-4–0-10, Alex Fonoimoana-Vaomu 1-1-0-(minus 1). Mililani: Agbayani 11-27–1-70.
RECEIVING—Kahuku: Kaonohi Kaniho 1-8, Kaluna 1-2, Kana Fonoimoana-Vaomu 1-(minus 1). Mililani: Kai Banks 3-31, Raysen Motoyama 4-(minus 4), Mystic Sampaga 2-24, Jarin Kalama 1-22, Alcover 1-(minus 3).

(5:04) Kahuku ball on its 29. Third-and-6 at the 33 and Matagi is down right at the marker. They will measure. Huge spot here as Mililani has used two timeouts. FIRST DOWN. Mililani uses its last timeout with 3:39 to go and Mililani facing third-and-10. Matagi finds a hole and breaks off a 21-yarder to the Mililani 40. Fourth-and-2 and Kahuku GETS MILILANI TO JUMP. THAT WILL DO IT. KAHUKU CAN TAKE A KNEE. THE RED RAIDERS ARE GOING TO DO IT.

Trojans start on their 27 after a personal foul on the kickoff. Third-and-4 after a 6-yard completion to Sampaga. Mililani drops the pass on third down and it’s fourth down. Mililani decides to punt.

ARE YOU KIDDING ME? Sophomore Kelsyn Tangaro-Kanoa broke about SEVEN tackles and goes 93 yards TO THE HOUSE. Touchdown Kahuku. 7-3, 5:37, Q4.

Mililani has it third-and-1 on the Kahuku 35 to start the fourth quarter. Alcover bounces it outside and gets 6 yards to the 29 as he looks fresh. Alcover again shakes a tackel and it’s third-and-1. Alcover with another first down to the 17. Linebacker Micah Kim with a 5-yard run to the 12 on his first carry. Third-and-3 at the 10. Short pass to Motoyama who is tackled right at the stick. They will measure. First down. Trojans eating up clock. Third-and-goal at the 4. Agbayani in trouble as the first option was taken away and he throws it to Alcover to avoid a sack. Loss of 3. Field goal time. Kaulana Navares’ 24-yard field goal is GOOD. 3-0, MIL, 5:55, Q4.

Third Quarter
At Aloha Stadium
Kahuku (7-3) 0 0 0
Mililani (8-3) 0 0 0

RUSHING—Kahuku: Zealand Matagi 12-39, Lalio Kaluna 8-18, Jack Tito 2-6, Kelsyn Tangaro-Kanoa 4-5, Jason Mariteragi 1-1, team 1-(minus 2), Tiger Adolpho 5-(minus 13). Mililani: Malosi Sam 12-23, Jasiah Alcover 2-9, Pono Hookano 1-1, Brendyn Agbayani 3-(minus 31).
PASSING—Kahuku: Adolpho 2-4–0-10, Alex Fonoimoana-Vaomu 1-1-0-(minus 1). Mililani: Agbayani 8-22–1-64.
RECEIVING—Kahuku: Kaonohi Kaniho 1-8, Kaluna 1-2, Kana Fonoimoana-Vaomu 1-(minus 1). Mililani: Kai Banks 3-31, Raysen Motoyama 3-(minus 7), Jarin Kalama 1-22, Mystic Sampaga 1-18.

(1:10) Mililani ball on its 38. Mystic Sampaga with an 18-yard reception into Kahuku territory. Jasiah Alcover with 9 yards on his first two carries to end the quarter.

(4:14) Kahuku ball on its 9. A FIRST DOWN as Matagi picks up 9 yards on second-and-7 to move the ball past the 20. Kaluna runs it three times and gets 7 on third-and-4. Another first down. Kahuku finally starting to make some yards, especially on third down. Could the Trojans’ D finally be wearing down as there is an injured Mililani player on the field. It’s DeBlake but he gets up and runs off. Third-and-10. Adolpho tries a deep shot but it’s incomplete. Punt.

(4:28) Mililani ball on the Kahuku 32. Mililani tries a double pass and that goes nowhere as Sam gets blasted throwing a lateral to Agbayani. Now a delay of game. Agbayani throws one up deep and Kaniho is there for the INT.

(6:17) Kahuku ball on its 19. Adolpho sacked on third down. Total yards: Mililani 39, Kahuku 38.

(8:28) Trojans ball on their 47. Third-and-4 after two Sam runs. Agbayani can’t handle the snap and has to fall on top of it. Three-and-out.

(9:05) Kahuku fumbles and Bam Amina recovers for Mililani.

(9:56) Mililani ball on the Kahuku 45. Third-and-9 and Agbayani fumbles as he tries to throw the ball away under heavy pressure. Kana Fonoimoana-Vaomu forced it and Ah You recovered. They say his knee was down when he recovered it or else it would have been a TD.

(11:53) Kahuku ball on its 22. Semeatu blows up the option on third down and tackles Adolpho for a loss.

Kahuku will get the ball first. Kahuku got tricky on the kick return and fumbles but picks it up.


At Aloha Stadium
Kahuku (7-3) 0 0
Mililani (8-3) 0 0

RUSHING—Kahuku: Zealand Matagi 7-22, Tiger Adolpho 2-6, Kelsyn Tangaro-Kanoa 4-5, Lalio Kaluna 3-5, Jack Tito 1-3, team 1-(minus 2). Mililani: Malosi Sam 9-18, Pono Hookano 1-1, Brendyn Agbayani 1-(minus 16).
PASSING—Kahuku: Adolpho 2-3–0-10, Alex Fonoimoana-Vaomu 1-1-0-(minus 1). Mililani: Agbayani 7-18–0-46.
RECEIVING—Kahuku: Kaonohi Kaniho 1-8, Kaluna 1-2, Kana Fonoimoana-Vaomu 1-(minus 1). Mililani: Kai Banks 3-31, Raysen Motoyama 3-(minus 7), Jarin Kalama 1-22.

(1:34) Mililani ball on its 44. Agbayani tries to throw the ball away and it looks like Kaniho picks it off but it’s ruled incomplete. Jarin Kalama grabs a pass for 22 yards to the Kahuku 34. Now a pass to Banks is ruled complete and fumble but there is no chance he had that ball long enough to be a catch. A personal foul is called on Kahuku however so the ball ends up at the Mililani 26. Refs kind of lost their way there for a couple of plays. Now a low block is called on Kahuku to give Mililani a first down. Kahuku calls timeout to figure out what exactly is going on. Ball is on the Kahuku 13. Incomplete pass. 33 seconds to go. Pass to the end zone and both receiver and defensive back fall down. The flag comes out for pass interference on Kahuku. Ball now on the 7 as Kahuku calls timeout again. Mililani tries the fade to the back corner. Incomplete. Zion Ah You SACKS Agbayani. Mililani has no timeouts but a flag is down. Illegal shift is called and declined but it allowed the clock to stop. Mililani will have a shot to try a 40-yard field goal. Kahuku calls timeout. Navares’ field-goal try is NO GOOD. WIDE RIGHT.

(2:24) Kahuku ball on the Mililani 41. Illegal substitution on Kahuku. Adolpho keeps on the option and fumbles. Mililani recovers. Viloria with his second fumble recovery for Mililani.

(4:22) Mililani ball on its 12. Kanoa Gibson breaks a couple of tackles and takes a pass 27 yards to the 39 but a flag is down. Holding on Mililani. First-and-16. Third-and-16 after a failed screen. Sam gets a yard as Taufa with another tackle at the line of scrimmage. Trojans punting from their end zone.

(6:57) Kahuku ball on its 20. Matagi back in and Kahuku goes option with the pitch going to Matagi for 13 yards and add another 15 for a late hit on Mililani. Third-and-5 into Mililani territory. False start puts it back into Kahuku territory. Adolpho scrambles for 3 yards and punt.

(9:45) Mililani ball from its 41. Two more short throws and Kahuku again gives up nothing. Agbayani is 4-for-9 for minus-5 yards as it’s third-and-12. Trojans burn their final timeout. Agbayani finds Kai Banks down the middle for 36 yards to the Kahuku 25. Agbayani steps up and delivers a nice throw from the pocket. Third-and-3 at the 18. Pass is dropped. Fourth down. Kaulana Navares tries a 35-yard field goal and it HITS THE LEFT UPRIGHT. No good.

Kahuku starts the second quarter first-and-10 on its 35. Sophomore Kelsyn Tangaro-Kanoa goes 11 yards up the middle on his first carry and add 15 more for the face-mask penalty. Ball at the Mililani 39. Mililani’s Sonny Semeatu with a TFL and it’s third-and-15. Kahuku runs it for 4 yards, plays it safe, and will punt. Nope. They fake it and it goes for a loss of 1. Not sure about that call.

First Quarter
At Aloha Stadium
Kahuku (7-3) 0
Mililani (8-3) 0

RUSHING—Kahuku: Zealand Matagi 4-4, Jack Tito 1-3, Lalio Kaluna 2-1. Mililani: Malosi Sam 5-10, Pono Hookano 1-1.
PASSING—Kahuku: Tiger Adolpho 2-3–0-10. Mililani: Brendyn Agbayani 2-7-0-(minus 3).
RECEIVING—Kahuku: Kaonohi Kaniho 1-8, Kaluna 1-2. Mililani: Raysen Motoyama 2-(minus 3).

(1:27) Mililani ball on the Kahuku 39. Third-and-6 and Agbayani’s deep ball is incomplete. Fourth down. Trojans will go for it. Mililani has to burn another timeout first. During the timeout, Matagi runs back out of the tunnel looking good to go. Agbayani’s pass is high. Turnover on downs. Quarter ends.

(1:35) Kahuku ball on its 36. Kaluna fumbles the handoff and Vaisen Viloria recovers for Mililani.

(2:26) Mililani ball on its 31. Quickly third-and-15 after a delay of game. Agbayani with two throws that had no chance of being completed. Punt. Three straight three-and-outs to start the game.

INJURY: Kahuku’s Matagi is leaving the field with injury.

(6:07) Kahuku ball on its 22. Third-and-6 after runs of 1 and 3 yards. Adolpho with a nice timing throw to Kaniho for 8 yards and a first down. First first down of the game for either team. Jason Mariteragi in for third-and-10 and he scrambles and hits Peter John Mataira for 24 yards but a hold brings it back. Adolpho back in and he hands it off for a yard. Punt.

(8:11) Mililani ball on its 45 after a 16-yard return by Kai Banks. Sam runs twice for 5 yards and gets the ball again on third-and-5 and picks up 2 yards. Mililani will go for it fourth-and-3 at the Kahuku 48. Trojans take a timeout and decide to punt.

(10:11) Kahuku ball on its 33. Sophomore Tiger Adolpho at QB. False start on the receiver in motion. Yikes. Two false-start penalties before Kahuku even runs a play. Zealand Matagi runs twice for 3 yards and a simple screen to Lalio Kaluna goes for 2 yards. Punt.

(11:54) Mililani will start on its 29 with junior Brendyn Agbayani at QB. Malosi Sam at RB. Kahuku’s Joseph Taufa blows up a screen pass for a loss of 4. Trojans went with two quick throws to Raysen Motoyama to start and got minus-3 yards. Now a delay of game penalty. Screen pass is incomplete and that was a great start by the Kahuku defense. Three-and-out.

Trojans win the toss and will receive.

Mana Fonoimoana-Vaomu, Ace Kaufusi, Kaonohi Kaniho, Kana Fonoimoana-Vaomu
Mililani: Jasiah Alcover, Asher Pilanca, Bam Amina, Kamalu DeBlake

And now the rain starts to fall about 25 minutes before kickoff.

Because of the previous two games, kickoff will now be around 9:30 p.m.

Series history: Kahuku leads 12-5
Last meeting: Mililani 32, Kahuku 0, 8/16/2019
Mililani roster
Kahuku roster


  1. 96730to89 October 26, 2019 2:11 pm

    2nd time around should be different. Kahuku gave up on the spread passing and is now reverting back to the ground and pound.

  2. ilh October 26, 2019 4:40 pm

    Mililani by 14, Campbell is not strong like Mililani, thats why Kahuku beat Campbell, but will lose to Mililani.

  3. whtsapp October 26, 2019 8:13 pm

    should be a excellent game for both i hope…

  4. TeamHawaii October 26, 2019 8:47 pm

    They really have to reconsider these triple headers at the stadium.

  5. To da hale October 26, 2019 9:10 pm

    Should be a good game if Kahuku can ground and pound and keep Mililani’s O off the field.

  6. ItIsWhatItIs October 26, 2019 10:01 pm

    I’m with team hawaii. 9:30 start time is unfair to these kids. Showing up at 6:30/7. Crazy!!
    Good luck to both teams

  7. Hau’ulaBoy October 26, 2019 10:52 pm

    Why do zebras hate us???

  8. Lou October 26, 2019 10:54 pm

    Team hawaii, as in recruit from all over Oahu😣? That be Mililouis.

  9. Lou October 26, 2019 10:55 pm

    Kahuku runs back kickoff.

  10. Choloropicrin October 26, 2019 11:06 pm

    Is Kahuku and Mililani playing in the same bracket for states? I mean Stl should be #1 seed playing against #4 seed Campbell (OIA #3), OIA #1 vs #2 in other bracket?

  11. Choloropicrin October 26, 2019 11:11 pm

    They just said on Tv that winner plays Campbell…I’m an OIA, public school guy and this format doesn’t make sense. STL smashes both these guys and they have to play the loser of the OIA title game? STL, TOP seed should be playing Campbell.

    They need to go top two ILH and OIA open teams and do a final four.

  12. IDGAF October 26, 2019 11:20 pm

    Mili’Ewa’Kalihi’lawa’Manoa vs North shore!!!!

  13. Choloropicrin October 26, 2019 11:24 pm

    @idgaf and Waianae

    JPS / OIA title game.

  14. ilh October 26, 2019 11:28 pm

    Yes, it’s a terrible set up, just go back to playing the Prep Bowl, 1 seed should be playing 4 seed and 2 seed plays 3 seed, same way in Baseball and Basketball, what’s the problem officials on both OIA and ILH.

  15. 88 October 26, 2019 11:29 pm

    @Cholopicrin- you 4 years late to the party. We had this conversation already. NEways St. Louis should have no problem winning again. Mililani doesn’t have a QB and Kahuku OLine can’t get into to the weight room to workout because of some dumb rule the Gym monitor made so they can’t block for shet. Congratulations To LeeBoy and ILH and to my nephews playing for the Crusaders…

  16. Wainakea October 26, 2019 11:38 pm

    there’s only 2 leagues in the open, just do the old prep bowl.

  17. Choloropicrin October 26, 2019 11:39 pm

    Kahuku special teams, wow!!! Never count out the Big Red!! WOW!!

  18. Lou October 26, 2019 11:40 pm


  19. 96730to89 October 26, 2019 11:50 pm

    @Lou…great call.

    As for states, I was thinking that Campbell made out by losing in the OIA semis. Is it possible that Johnson relaxed in the game knowing it was his teams best shot if they lost? He would never admit it, but it’s stuff NFL coaches do. Get the easier path to the finals. Resting players against Farrington rather than having to grind against Millz. Just a thought.

  20. Lou October 26, 2019 11:57 pm

    Revenge………against a RECRUITED YORK TEAM.

  21. IDGAF October 27, 2019 12:00 am

    Good job north shore and Kauai boy Coach Carvalho way to turn the season around and put it right back in all your critics faces.
    Get blown out the first time around then won it when it counts

  22. Hau’ulaBoy October 27, 2019 12:03 am

    Congratulations to the boys from where the salt winds blow day after day!!!!! RR4L

  23. Choloropicrin October 27, 2019 12:04 am

    Great win Kahuku!! Congrats on OIA championship #27!! Kahuku with their homegrown pride beats a heavily recruited OIA public school team.

    York better hit the recruiting trail hard in the bye week and scout at the JPS games to make offers.

  24. MiliLouis October 27, 2019 12:05 am

    York gotta start recruiting (again).

    Maybe York should go hang out at the parking structure at StL and talk to the 2’s & 3’s.

  25. Lou October 27, 2019 12:05 am

    But really, York needs to recruit a QB. Looks like Kahuku vs. ST.Louis. 1 month rest boys.

  26. MiliLouis October 27, 2019 12:07 am

    I wonder where all the Cavalho haters went?

  27. Choloropicrin October 27, 2019 12:13 am


    Sit at the STL parking structure hahaha

    Naw York nd Hernandez will hit up all the pop Warner leagues and JPS games.

  28. 88 October 27, 2019 12:14 am

    Same place all the Mililani fans went…

  29. Choloropicrin October 27, 2019 12:15 am


    Watch Kaimuki Quarterback transfer to Mililani.

  30. Hau’ulaBoy October 27, 2019 12:20 am

    Where’s that? Zippy’s. Haha.

  31. To do Hale October 27, 2019 12:28 am

    Congratulations to the 2019 OIA Champions
    Kahuku Red Raiders !!!

    Job well done!

  32. Lou October 27, 2019 12:33 am

    @#29, right I was going to call it especially after Tautofi is leaving. This public school recruiting needs to stop. Give the Asian kids in Mililani a chance to play for their hometown. I remember when Rich Miano did this in Hawaii Kai, the community ran him out of town.

  33. Hboy October 27, 2019 12:34 am

    Good battle between two talented teams. Hats off to Mililani, the game could have gone either way. Happy for my Red Raiders. Lets rest up and work on some plays and discipline. StLouis is too good if we make mistakes.

    Go BIG RED.

  34. Good Story October 27, 2019 1:32 am

    Like I said, at least in the OIA…Kahuku still the team to beat.
    Where you at Robocop?

  35. Goodwin October 27, 2019 1:43 am

    @ILH actually prep bowl was only ILH 1 v OIA 1. Never had what your talking about

    @IDGAF – Uh… unless that kick off return was planned we would have been on the wrong end of this game. Give credit where it’s deserved. #24 and the defense.

    @MiliLouis – Uh… what you watching? One kid breaks 8 tackles and all of a sudden we have a good coach now? Where was #24 this whole season? Varsity bench. Why?

  36. Recruited not Rooted October 27, 2019 7:35 am

    @29 I believe the real reason Maiava played this session at Kaimuki is he’d have to sit out a season to transfer from Sierra Vista to Bishop Gorman so he decided to come home and play at Kaimuki for a year. Never know though, not out of the realm, things change. BG probably has a few QB recruits. Depends how good he thinks he is and/or if he wants to stay home. Best of luck either way.

  37. Good Story October 27, 2019 8:15 am

    No…he’s a good coach because after a terrible loss he kept the boys believing and now they OIA Champs!!!

  38. 96730to89 October 27, 2019 8:30 am

    A solid win for the RRFL faithful. One play was the difference between these two teams. Great matchup and hopefully, rivalry going forward.

    Great efforts and it’s awesome to witness Hawai’i schools playing hard defense in a time where 30 to 50 points scored per team is becoming the norm.

    STL still needs to beat Pun next week in order to claim it’s own spot in the tourney. Pun isn’t a cake walk by any means and STL should know that.

  39. really October 27, 2019 8:42 am

    First of all numerous schools around the island accept GE’s. You can call it recruiting. You can call it geographically exceptions or whatever.

    It is foolish to think that only Mililani allows GE’s. Kahuku has done that too in the past. Only an ignorant person would think Kahuku has never had a player on GE suit up for them.

    It doesn’t matter if you got 1, 5, 10, or 50.

    It’s really foolish to point at others when we should all worry about ourselves and point at ourselves. It’s a shame the kind of role models that come on here.

    What about demonstrating humility? What about reading the players to persevere? What about teaching the kids to worry about what they can control such as playing with grit, working hard, and being a great teammate.

    It’s so unfortunate that after a hard caught win, some need to resort to insults against Coach York.

    I don’t know him but what I do know is he’s a coach and coaches put a lot of time in to help kids. That’s a lot more than probably 99% of the people on here do.

    For 95% of the season, many Kahuku supporters are quiet on this blog.

    You win, and some start to chirp. What kind of example does that set for the kids? It’s really Embarrassing that some would resort to these kind of childish acts. You really make a fine community like Kahuku and Laie look like infants.

    And if football is all you have to live for, it’s pretty sad.

    I’d like to congratulate both teams, their coaches, and supporters who know how to act their age and set great examples for a football game that was played with a lot of intensity and heart last night.

  40. 808 October 27, 2019 9:15 am

    ahhh grandma get off hea

  41. Hau’ulaBoy October 27, 2019 3:10 pm

    Sole the Mayor was just on here posting. Dang! He feels sad because we cheer for our Red Raiders. I’m sorry our simple lives upset you so much. That our life of family faith and football is sooooo upsetting.

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