VIDEO: No. 6 Campbell stuns No. 4 Kahuku

Campbell's Pokii Adkins-Kupukaa returns as a third-year starter for the Sabers. Photo by Cindy Ellen Russell/Star-Advertiser.

Kahuku controlled the ball and the clock, but Campbell rallied for a touchdown and successful extra-point kick with 19 seconds left to eke out a 28-27 win in Ewa Beach. Full highlights are below, along with a post-game interview with clutch playmaker Titus Mokiao-Atimalala. The sophomore played defensive back for the first time, and as a wide receiver hauled in nine passes for 147 yards and the game-deciding touchdown.


  1. anywaaaays!! October 8, 2018 9:44 am

    the only thing stunning is the lengths that the ILH agenda will go to in order to destroy kahuku and OIA football with this “alliance.” They steal the kids right out of our schools and then force other OIA schools to do that too. How many Kahuku kids played against their own community during this campbell game? You guys know already,you guys just scared for talk. *crickets RRFL!

  2. Ilh October 8, 2018 10:12 am

    anywaaaays, why you keep crying like a baby, wake up and grow up, stop shinning already, nothing is going to change, you know that, so just sick it up and take your licks, maybe you should start cheering for Saint Louis, if not take your defeats , grow up now

  3. Hammer October 8, 2018 11:36 am

    Anywaaays let me give and kahuku some advice everything starts from the top simple get rid of the AD then bring back REGGIE and kahuku problem will go way the community should get together and get rid of the a AD that’s you guys problem that’s the person that’s hiring those pop Warner coaches like st louis got rid of there scrub AD now brother gerald Welch is the AD see how simple good luck

  4. Mahatma Gandhi October 8, 2018 11:39 am

    anyways, the ILH admin doesn’t have an agenda to destroy Kahuku. It’s the St Louis football academy who is stealing OIA players. Then other ILH schools gotta steal OIA players too if they want to be competitive with St Lulu. The ILH admin has done whatever they could do to try and keep St Louis football academy under control, like limiting roster sizes and creating the state football tournament so that no one over 18 at a certain age could compete in the tournament. St Lulu is notorious for recruiting Samoans then holding them back 1 year to mature physically.
    Not just football, but volleyball too nowadays. There is a huge gap between the top ILH wahine volleyball schools and the top OIA schools. You know that means the ILH is recruiting volleyball players. Why does St Lulu even play this charade, calling themselves a “school”? They should be like the IMG Academy in Florida, that exists solely to get players into top Div 1 football schools. Haumana is secondary.

  5. Hammer October 8, 2018 12:02 pm

    Private schools have no restrictions on students from any place want to come you dummy’s no that like before you very very good winners but very very bad whiners this been going on for decade people come from all over to go to private schools just admit cry baby cause you guys is loosing the excuses come out the mainland is no different but the people don’t cry like you guys

  6. Mahatma Gandhi October 8, 2018 12:20 pm

    Hammer, yeah, people from all over go private schools for be a haumana, not for be football player and no pay tuition.

  7. ??? October 8, 2018 1:17 pm

    Agreed, STL should become IMG, Mater Dei of Hawaii and just play Top Mainland schools.
    They recruit too many good athletes to compete with OIA teams that don’t have enough talent in one district.
    If the OIA lifts the restrictions on recruiting Mililani and Kahuku will become that much better.

  8. ??? October 8, 2018 1:39 pm

    Can’t wait to see E. Vimahi join Alohi Gilman & Myron Amosa at Notre Dame next year.
    Tui Tuitele can join them and become the Judge that he always wanted to become while playing opposite Amosa on the D-Line.
    ☘️ ☘️☘️

  9. Mr.T October 8, 2018 2:09 pm

    Whatever the case,the game is played on the field. St.Louis,Kahuku,Mililani,…top notch football programs whooping others as well as taking their lumps at times.Recruiting or not the kids play the game,it’s all about who wants it more.Coaching can only go so far,on any given day it’s about who shows up and who flakes out.Just be happy that the games are more interesting and competitive.

  10. All In! October 8, 2018 2:21 pm

    So now we got through another week and out comes the wiener’s from the north shore. A team wins it wins. A team loose’s, it loose! Can’t stand the crying.

  11. Education First October 8, 2018 2:34 pm

    I’m back suckas! The problem doesn’t just stem from the perceived incompetence from the administration. Or the problem doesn’t come from the lack of stability among the coaching staff.

    Like I always said, the problem comes from the lack of and quality of education in Kahuku. Test scores show it. If a student struggles to read and write then chances are they don’t have the cognitive skills, brain development, and just all around smarts to comprehend.

    That is why this football program with the best physical specimens in Hawaii has always been one dimensional unless they had an anomaly.

    Making the offense more diverse and bringing it into today’s football world involves smarts and a pretty high IQ.

    With lots of the community focused on football and many people on here often making excuses, there is also a lack of accountability.

    Studies and science show that a lack of accountability negatively affects brain growth and development, character growth, and building a well rounded student-athlete.

    When the community take a more stiff stance on the lack of academics and the community creates consequences for poor grades and low test scores, this might change.

    And the moment academics is stressed over football and you add that to incredible athletic skill, they will maul St. Louis regardless of how much Coach Cal Lee “recruits” like everyone says he does.

    But history doesn’t suggest that anything will change other then various posters making complaints about administration, the field, the coaches, the irrigation issues, hurricane season, world hunger, too many stray cats in Hawaii Kai, or pretty much anything that is an issue.

    We shall see.

  12. Education First October 8, 2018 2:46 pm

    At Mahatma Ghandi, please explain the following quote, “It’s the St Louis football academy who is stealing OIA players.”

    How can you steal a player? I am assuming if a child was being “owned” the NAACP, or HPD, or some organization would look into it and put a stop to it.

    Please tell me why any student belongs to an OIA School? Parents have the right to purchase homes and live wherever they want. Parents have the right to enroll their children into any school of their choice.

    So given those parameters, how can a kid belong to an OIA School? And how can any coach steal any player than only belongs to the family they come from.

    That is really an offensive statement. I am sure that many families do not appreciate you saying their children are owned by any school or community.

  13. phILHarmonic October 8, 2018 3:52 pm

    Chee!! Back in time for the holidays!! Ed 1st in da Hizzy!!

    Welcome back from BAN Land.

  14. ??? October 8, 2018 4:09 pm

    You obviously have NO Idea how football is won and lost!
    “Recruiting or Not, coaching only goes so far”
    Are you serious?
    If you have stud athletes from around the state (STL) playing against kids from ONE district (OIA)
    It doesn’t matter how much the district kids want it, their at a disadvantage from the start. Then you add in coaching; STL has more coaches then some OIA teams have players. STL has 20 something WR’s/SB’s going against teams with barely 5 DB’s and also playing both ways. Know your facts about football before talking.

  15. Mahatma Gandhi October 8, 2018 5:20 pm

    ?????, but if St Louis recruits Hawaii’s best football players and then only plays other win-at-all-costs football academies on the mainland, then you render Hawaii high school football meaningless. It would be played by second tier players. Like watching Sun Belt Conference Football.

  16. Mahatma Gandhi October 8, 2018 5:21 pm

    Education First, you claim to be all about haumana. OK, tell me this, St Louis is bringing in Samoans for play football or for be haumana and giving the STL football academy higher test scores? You tell me.

  17. ??? October 8, 2018 5:37 pm

    @Mahatma Gandhi
    How would STL playing other top mainland HS Football teams make Hawai’i HS football second tier?

    STL winning 14 more straight state titles like the 80’s-90’s prep bowl years would be far worse for Hawaii HS football.

  18. Education First October 8, 2018 7:07 pm

    Mahalo Phil! Was actually away at work for a while. But now I am back! And with a vengeance. Is my buddy anywaaays/good story/too meke still crying about the ILH and pretending he is from Kauku?

  19. Wake up October 9, 2018 8:52 am

    Problem is Kahuku doesn’t have kids from ONE district. They don’t even have kids from ONE state or ONE country. They have kids from different states and countries. Now who recruits?

  20. ??? October 9, 2018 9:41 am

    @Wake up
    Like I said in my last post, change your name to Go Sleep!
    Every school get kids from different states & countries! (Auwe)
    Recruiting is swaying & paying for student athletes tuitions. Promising them football before school mentality, 20 varsity coaches, 100 players, great facilities, the best OC in Hawaii HS football and June Jones in their back pocket. Oh yeah and guaranteed STL diploma to be a cop or in construction.
    Kahuku kids play for their family, religion & tradition while having the worst field in the state, busted bleachers, a scoreboard that never works & a different HC every year.
    It’s AMAZING how STL & Punahou recruits Kahuku kids the hardest then turn around and talk about Kahuku😂

  21. Wake up October 9, 2018 3:28 pm

    @??? Maybe it’s a good thing those kids don’t go to Kahuku. They might end up being just as moronic as you. And not every school has kids from out of state/country. I’d say change your name but ??? Fits you because you clueless. You think kids wouldn’t want to go to STL for the same reasons you mentioned? Tradition, Family, Religion? Dummy

  22. ??? October 9, 2018 6:34 pm

    @wake up (aka Go Sleep)
    So now you saying kids who attend Kahuku might turn out Moronic? You are CLASSLESS to talk about not only Kahuku education but the KIDS in general.
    You must have been home schooled and breast fed till 12th grade to think every HS student is from Hawaii.
    It’s funny how you have NO answer for STL always recruiting Kahuku kids but every STL alumni still talk bad about Kahuku. Damn, your AD is from Hau’ula making even easier to recruit Kahuku😂

  23. Education First October 9, 2018 9:31 pm

    Mahatma Gandhi October 8, 2018 5:21 pm
    Education First, you claim to be all about haumana. OK, tell me this, St Louis is bringing in Samoans for play football or for be haumana and giving the STL football academy higher test scores? You tell me.
    @ Ghandi, what are you talking about? Here is your original quote, At Mahatma Ghandi, “It’s the St Louis football academy who is stealing OIA players.”

    I said, “How can anyone, including STL steal a player?” A kid doesn’t belong to a school. They belong to a family. So since a school doesn’t own a kid, how can they be stolen?

    You are very archaic in your thinking. I find it odd that you just chose to ignore my point and just write gibberish.

    Is there a reason why you chose not to address my point that a kid CANNOT BE STOLEN?

    I am guessing you couldn’t rebutt my point, so you are trying to disguise it with nothing to do with the point I was making.

    If you like, you can rescind your comment and just admit you have no idea what you are talking about.

  24. Wake up October 10, 2018 12:16 am

    Recruit one and the rest will follow. Break the cycle and they will send their children. Not my fault the education is lacking. Wake up and you’d see. You still a dummy. Not every school recruits players from out of state/country dummy

  25. ??? October 10, 2018 6:20 am

    @wake up (aka go sleep)
    I give u credit, at least u ADMIT STL recruits kids BIG Time from around the state while 99% of alumni sugarcoat it by saying
    “kids just want to go there”.😂
    On the other hand u have no football knowledge and no idea how the game is played.
    Go back to drinking breast milk to gain some Football nutrients. Your football knowledge is at the Pop Warner JR pee wee level at best!
    Oh yeah, GO SLEEP..

  26. KEEP WINNING October 10, 2018 8:00 am

    Let me shed some light to this Kahuku and St Louis debate. I am a St Louis grad and my wife is a Kahuku grad. We have 3 sons that played for both teams. Oldest St Louis c/o 2010(champs!), 2nd son Kahuku c/o 2012 (champs!), youngest St Louis c/o 2017(champs!). Each one of my boys made their own decision on where they wanted to go to school. Neither of the schools OWN my sons! We are blessed that each son had the opportunity to attend each school. Every school has their own identity and culture that make them unique. For St Louis its the BROTHERHOOD, for Kahuku its RR4L. Let that culture be the focus of our attention instead of these non-sense topics.

  27. Wake up October 10, 2018 9:33 am

    ??? Where did I admit STL recruits BIG TIME? Learn some reading comprehension. Kids WANT to go to STL and are not FORCED to go. If your child had the opportunity to go to a private school would you deny them? I know what my answer would be. If you answer No please do us all a favor and don’t ever have kids. We don’t need anymore dummies posting here, it’s bad enough as it is

  28. Old School October 10, 2018 12:16 pm

    Saint Louis School posts:

    “Where boys who want to change the world become men who do.”

    “To maximize your son’s potential…”

    I post this to offer no challenges, but to inform. Not fake news. What parent would not want their son to achieve what the school has to offer? Whether the kid plays sports or not….

  29. ??? October 10, 2018 3:52 pm

    Your family story is nice, congratulations!
    But the debate is not about kids choosing to go to private schools, it’s about recruiting!
    I know a lot of kids would love to attend Iolani, Punahou, Kamehameha etc… but in REALITY their parents cannot afford it so they need to earn an athletic or academic scholarship to private school or attend their district public school.
    Now were your sons recruited with scholarships/FA or did you pay their whole tuitions? Does STL recruit?
    That’s two different subjects we’re talking about!
    Would love to hear back from you sir?

  30. ??? October 10, 2018 4:00 pm

    @Old School
    Perfect name🤙🏽
    Like I said before, we’re debating recruiting not what a parent wants or “maximizing your sons potential “.
    Does STL Recruit? Please respond?

  31. Old School October 10, 2018 4:49 pm

    To ???.

    Of course they recruit. One would be naive to think otherwise. I just chimed in on this becuz it appeared the vibe on this feed was that parents were being chastised for decisions to send their kids to private schools rather than stay home. Yes, it happens that SLS has a dominant program, but unfortunately, there are some SLS parents (non alums who never wore the colors), that send their sons to play there, rather than embrace what the school has to offer.
    That, IMHO, is not where it’s at. Anyway, s where I was coming from.

  32. Old School October 10, 2018 5:32 pm

    Addendum: I stand corrected after speaking to someone. SLS does not recruit. Tuition assistance, financial aid programs, and if you have Hawaiian, there are packages out there. But no solicitation is out there to say, “come to SLS.” So I stand corrected and make clarification. That is what I was told.

  33. Old School October 10, 2018 5:32 pm

    Addendum: I stand corrected after speaking to someone. SLS does not recruit. Tuition assistance, financial aid programs, and if you have Hawaiian, there are packages out there. But no solicitation is out there to say, “come to SLS.” So I stand corrected and make clarification. That is what I was told.

  34. anywaaaays!! October 10, 2018 5:53 pm

    Notice that at 4:49 pm, Old School ADMITTED that saint lulu recruits. He flat out admits that everything that everyone here already knows is true but are in denial about “Coach” Cal Lee recruiting and destroying OIA football is true. Then all of a sudden, at 5:32 pm, Old School backtracks saying that no, Saint Lulu doesn’t recruit and then gives the standard excuse about financial aid packages and tuition assistance.

    I feel bad for you,Old School. It’s clear that “Coach” Cal Lee and the ILH Agenda got to you to silence you.

  35. Old School October 10, 2018 6:08 pm


  36. ??? October 10, 2018 7:08 pm

    Thank you Old School for being an honest gentleman! The whole state knows STL recruits except ALUMNI😂

  37. Old School October 10, 2018 7:29 pm

    To ???. I made an ASSumption and put my foot in my mouth, so my bad on the statement. However, upon further review, in which I sought clarification, I was informed recruiting is illegal. If someone seeks to attend SLS (or any private school), the parents are referred to the director of admissions who will inform the party of what programs are out there to assist the family. SLS is not deep in the pockets like Punahou, etc. So first come basis snags the monies that are available. I’ll shed light on this feed and y’all can take it for what it’s worth. I sought the truth and stand corrected. S all, over and out 🍻

  38. ??? October 10, 2018 7:43 pm

    Roger that old school!
    Just waiting on Keep winning?

  39. Selum26 October 10, 2018 10:05 pm

    For Crusaders and other ILH teams, they don’t have districts to follow. They can take student from anywhere as long as that student meet tuition and/or scholarships such as academic or athletic requirements. My son wants to attend Punahou when he goes to high school. He is in 3rd grade now.
    For OIA teams, is recruiting happening? Maybe yes, maybe no. If it is happening, who to blame coach or school? School accepts students and coach select athletes from the students. I’m from Wahiawa and obviously a Mules supporter. Win or lose, I support the school and the team. Prior to this season, they played and lost to powerhouse teams like Kahuko, Punahou and Mililani. All I could say was hopefully next season will be better for the team. I’m not going to console and convince myself that they lost because of injuries, recruiting of the other team and etc. They lost because they lost period. I will not also put the blame on coaches. Weekend is approaching and games will be played again. Good luck to all high school athletes and have a safe and good game to all.

  40. ??? October 11, 2018 3:57 pm

    Where is “Keep Winning??

  41. KEEP WINNING October 11, 2018 3:59 pm

    First off let me define the term “recruiting.” Here is my PERSONAL definition: an overall process of attracting, selecting and appointing suitable candidates for enrollment (either permanent or temporary). Note that their are 3 components to the definition. First is attraction, second is selection and lastly enrollment.

    To answer the question if my sons (oldest & youngest) was recruited by St Louis, the answer is NO. To answer the question if my middle son was recruited by Kahuku, the answer is YES. Let me explain.

    St Louis sons had to earn there place even though they were solicited. There was no guarantee that if we sent them there that they would play or even start. Kahuku son was guaranteed a spot and playing time. From the get go is was very clear that he would wear a RR jersey and start if he attended Kahuku.

    With that being said, please do not twist and try to manipulate my situation as the norm for either schools. Both schools will continue to be powerhouse programs whether we accept or continue to argue about “recruiting.” As ADULTS lets not get hung up on a term that we defined and try to make issues that our kids do not care about.

  42. ??? October 11, 2018 5:15 pm

    I appreciate your personal opinion.
    Good luck to your sons🤙🏽

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