It all started in Hawaiʻi on Oahu’s North Shore, where plantation managers and mormon elders nurtured future generations of football stars Long before Oahu’s North Shore became a global hot spot for football, it was a pu`uhonua, a refuge under the protection of priests. Fugitives and villagers escaping the carnage of island warfare, or punishment for violating the traditional code of conduct, found sanctuary there—as long as they abided by the priests’ rules. But Captain Jame
Chaz Evangelista, Ethan Erickson, and Enokk Vimahi waiting patiently to sign their National Letters of Intent @ the Kahuku High School gymnasium - Image by RedRaiderSoul.com It's a little late but . . . It was a different type of National Letter of Intent [NLI] signing day today @ Kahuku. First of all, there were only 3 student-athletes ready to sign on what has become the traditional NLI signing day. And the 3 young men who were ready to sign had very different journeys to t
STEVEN ERLER / SPECIAL TO THE STAR-ADVERTISER Kahuku’s Robert Sauvao broke free into the Punahou secondary during Saturday’s game at Kahuku. Sterling Carvalho offered his team a boxing analogy at halftime. No. 2 Kahuku had absorbed all of Punahou’s best shots and broke a 21-all stalemate for a 41-28 victory over No. 4 Punahou on Saturday night at Carleton E. Weimer Field. It was the regular-season opener in Open Division play for both teams. Down 21-14 late in the first half,
Benson with these absolute studs - from left to right Enokk Vimahi, Tausili Fiatoa, & Tuia Tupuola Young and not so young Red Raiders alike enjoyed the 2018 Red Raider in Training clinic put on by our 2018 Kahuku Red Raider Varsity Football Team last Saturday. It was exhilarating to see our current Red Raiders working with, instructing, and cheering on our future Red Raiders. The future is bright in Red Raider country! And this year's Red Raiders don't look to shabby either .
Kahuku head coach Makoa Freitas guided the Red Raiders to another shutout of Waianae in their series this season. Photo by Jamm Aquinofirstname.lastname@example.org It’s probably unfair to compare Makoa Freitas with Tony Dungy. But so much of Freitas’ demeanor and countenance reminds just about anyone of the influence of Dungy, his former coach during those years with the Indianapolis Colts. There’s a fire and passion, but the gold is in the message. Freitas believes in authenti