2025 Football Recruits.

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Kahuku is still the team to beat. Year in and year out it’s always this is Mililani year. Kahuku just reloads and Carvalho has that program humming. Even with Taya and June Jones, Still would put Kahuku #1

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Rivals.com recently released their top 250 players for the class of 2026. The scouting service put Kamehameha OL Malakai Lee 6-7 310 at the 78 position. Rivals has him as a blue-chip 4-star recruit.

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Hawaii players showcased their skills at two camps this past weekend.Starting with the Battle Houston 7on7 tournament in Texas. The 247sports scout wrote that WR Kaimana Carvalho,Kahuku,was “dominant”, “nearly unguardable”,and “caught everything thrown his way”.

More guys shined at the 2024 Polynesian Bowl National Combine and Showcase at Bishop Gorman HS in Las Vegas.

247sports Brandon Huffman listed the Headliners at each position group with no capsule on their performance.

QB Nainoa Lopes St.Louis

LB Roy Maafala St.Louis

OL Kainoa Kanakaole Kapaa another jumbo Warrior lineman of late. 6-3 320.

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Treston Kini McMillan was among the Top Five QB’s at the Elite 11 Regional Midwest stop near Columbus Ohio. 247sports scouts liked his arm ( they used the term “flamethrower”) and his ability to put the ball in a tight window to the receiver. College coaches on hand awarded McMillan the top spot in the Panini Accuracy Challenge.

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A load of Hawaii players have recently been evaluated and rated as 3star recruits for college programs. This is coming from rivals.com and 247sports.com.

Liatama Amisone QB Kapolei 6-1 185
Brandon Gorham EDGE Mililani 6-3.5 230

Class of 2026

Jonathan Huihui White OL St. Louis 6-4 290
Kekua Aumua TE Kahuku 6-5 240

Madden Soliai CB Kahuku 5-10 160
Esaiah Wong OL Kailua 6-5 270
Malaki Soliai-Tui LB Kahuku 6-1 190
Taimane Purcell TE Kamehameha 6-2 225
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Jaron Keawe Sagapolutele , Campbell,was named the Alpha Dog at last weekends Elite Eleven regional in Las Vegas. Greg Biggins has more on the 247sports site. Tayden Kaawa,Moanalua,was another invitee from Hawaii.

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Lebron Williams, Kahuku, EDGE 6-2 250 has earned a three-star grade from the scouts at 247sports. Hawaii,UCLA,and Washington State are showing interest.

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Farrington continues their streak of getting a high profile transfer before fall. According to 247sports in a recent article, three-star OL Abel Hoopii is coming from Kahuku to suit up for the Governors this year.

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unpaid wrote: Wed May 15, 2024 4:55 am Farrington continues their streak of getting a high profile transfer before fall. According to 247sports in a recent article, three-star OL Abel Hoopii is coming from Kahuku to suit up for the Governors this year.
Sad to say, linebacker/edgerusher Z. Mariteragi will also suit up for the Govs this year.

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I think even 3star recruits transferring is going to become a trend. Kahuku HC Carvalho alluded to it last year in a Star-Advertiser article about OIA HC reactions to blending Open and D-I teams into two separate conferences.

Some HC’s were in favor, some not. Carvalho was not. As I recall, he said a lot of his players were trying to get scholarships to college and wanted to get more playing time to build up better highlight videos. The problem was that he was having to pull his starters in the first half against the four D-I teams he has to play because they were already mercy ruling those teams before half the game was over.The inference would seem to be that even the 3star talents think they need to be on the field all the clock to get enough highlights. I get it, but I get the HC doesn’t want to replicate an 80-0 or 104-0 beatdown of an opponent.

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Two Hawaii lineman have received a three-star player ranking from 247sports.com.

They are:

Spencer Evans OL Kahuku 6-4 255

Kaikoa Kanakaole OL Kapaa 6-5 340

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Campbell QB Jaron Keawe Sagapolutele gets an invitation to the Elite 11 finals in Los Angeles CA June 18-20. He is one of twenty finalists selected out of the pool of 400+ QB’s who competed in Elite 11 regional camps.

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unpaid wrote: Wed May 22, 2024 8:08 am Two Hawaii lineman have received a three-star player ranking from 247sports.com.

They are:

Spencer Evans OL Kahuku 6-4 255

Kaikoa Kanakaole OL Kapaa 6-5 340
I heard that Kanakaole is transferring to Saint Louis, which is another addition to an already huge O Line with Kahaaina-Torres and Huihui-White, whoever takes over as QB is gonna have all the time in the world in that pocket lol

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Three star QB Tayden Kaawa, formerly of Moanalua has transferred and will be playing for Orem HS,Utah in the fall.

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The Under Armour Next Camp series final stop was on Maui this weekend. Abel Hoopii OL Farrington and Isaiah Iosefa LB Waipahu garnered invites to play in the Under Armour All-American Bowl game.

Hoopii was named the Alpha Dog top performer by staffers from 247sports. Another recruiting service ,UC Report, had coaches there who voted on position MVP’s. Here are the Hawaii players who were MVP winners.

QB Evan Daligdig , Kapaa

WR Rusten Abang-Perez, Campbell

OL Abel Hoopii, Kahuku

DL Pupualii Sepulona, St. Louis

LB Roy Maafala, St. Louis

DB’s Zanden Willis, St.Louis and Tainoa Lave, Campbell

The RB MVP was from the mainland. Isaiah Iosefa took reps on offense at RB and 247 staffers thought he performed well even though his future is on defense.

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