Kahuku has formed a selection committee that has begun reviewing applications for the football head coach job, according to athletic director Gillian Yamagata.
Due to a confidentiality policy, Yamagata confirmed that the school could not release a list of applicants or candidates who applied before Friday’s deadline.
Via sources close to Kahuku football, the Honolulu Star-Advertiser and Hawaii Prep World.com has learned of the names of four applicants. They are former Red Raiders coach Siuaki Livai, current assistant coaches Tommy Heffernan Sr. and Sterling Carvalho, and former assistant Byron Beatty.
Although unconfirmed, two others are believed to be applicants for the varsity position — current interim head coach James Kammerer as well as Darren Johnson, a current Kapolei assistant who was a head coach at Kailua and an assistant at Kahuku.
Another applicant, David Te’o, a former Kahuku assistant, applied for the open junior varsity position, the sources said.
In a phone call to the Kahuku athletic director on Monday, Yamagata said a confidentiality policy bars her from speaking specifically about potential candidates.
As of early Monday afternoon, Kahuku principal Pauline Masaniai had not returned phone calls to her late last week and Monday morning.