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It’s official: Kahuku names Freitas as football coach


Kahuku fans cheered during the first half of the state championship football game on Nov. 19 at Aloha Stadium.

Former Kamehameha, University of Arizona and Indianapolis Colts offensive lineman Makoa Freitas is officially the new interim head coach at Kahuku, according to

Freitas takes over for Vavae Tata, who is out of the Red Raiders head coaching post after two years at the helm.

Freitas, the son of former NFL player and former University of Hawaii-West Oahu chancellor Rockne Freitas, was an offensive line coach under Tata.

The Honolulu Star-Advertiser first reported the change of head coaches on Friday.

For more details and a link to Kahuku’s announcement, go to

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