Three-time defending state champion Saint Louis will play Bishop Gorman at Aloha Stadium on Friday, Aug. 30, while defending OIA champion Mililani will host Liberty (Nev.) at John Kauinana Stadium on the same night.
Both games make up the inaugural Aloha Football Classic and will start at 7 p.m.
The Polynesian Football Hall of Fame is a charitable partner of the Aloha Football Classic.
“We are excited to bring the nation’s top high school football to Hawaii,” said Jesse Sapolu, Chairman of the Polynesian Football Hall of Fame, in a press release. “This will be another great opportunity to showcase the immense talent here in the 50th state.”
Bishop Gorman finished 12-3 in 2018 and won its 10th consecutive Nevada state title. The Gaels won three straight national titles from 2014-16 and beat Saint Louis 52-40 at Aloha Stadium in 2012.
The Crusaders went 11-0 last season and ended the year ranked No. 12 in the USA Today Super 25. Saint Louis has won 26 games in a row dating back to 2016.
Liberty finished 7-5 last season, ending a streak of eight straight seasons with at least 10 wins. The Patriots advanced to the state semifinals for the ninth consecutive season.
Mililani, which went 10-3 last season and advanced to the state title game against Saint Louis, will also host St. John Bosco (Calif.) on Sept. 21.
The Braves finished the 2018 season 13-1 and were No. 3 in the final USA Today Super 25 rankings. They hosted the Trojans on Aug. 31 and won 52-14.
Here are some recent results involving the teams:
>> 2012: Bishop Gorman 52, Saint Louis 40, at Aloha Stadium
>> 2014: St. John Bosco 63, Saint Louis 14, at Aloha Stadium
>> 2015: Saint Louis 43, Liberty 16, at Aloha Stadium
>> 2015: At Liberty 76, Mililani 53
>> 2016: At Bishop Gorman 35, Kahuku 7
>> 2018: At St. John Bosco 52, Mililani 14