ON THIS DATE: Punahou AD James Iams returns from Stanford

Punahou AD James Iams got right back to work after a year at Stanford.

On this date in 1953, Punahou athletic director James Iams returned from a year at Stanford and brought word that the school is high on football prospects Allen Napoleon of Iolani and Punahou’s Donn Carswell.

Iams was Punahou’s sports boss from 1946-75. He died in 1995.


  1. Rebel April 4, 2020 2:29 pm

    Lot of articles about Punahou…Why?

  2. Jerry Campany April 4, 2020 2:55 pm

    Completely random, a year pops up and I do the top story. But in 100-plus years, the top prep story figures to be on Punahou a lot of times.

  3. THE burro sabio April 4, 2020 8:50 pm

    Punahou was recruiting in Hilo as far back as 1953.

  4. Rebel April 4, 2020 9:53 pm

    Jerry, keep the old stories coming. Nothing else to do but reminisce….

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