Kahuku repeats Division I state football title


Aofaga Wily ran for 196 yards and three touchdowns Friday at Aloha Stadium as Kahuku repeated its Hawaii High School Athletic Association Division I state football title with a 42-20 win over Punahou.

The Red Raiders (12-0) took a 21-0 lead into the intermission after Kawe Johnson caught a 53-yard touchdown pass from Lasi Livai with 5 seconds remaining in the first half.

The Buffanblu (8-3) answered with two Ryan Tuiasoa touchdown runs in the third quarter, making it 21-14.

However, Kahuku put the game away with 21 unanswered points, including Wily’s 38- and 25-yard TD runs.

Tuiasoa finished with 125 rushing yards, while Larry Tuileta was 17-of-32 passing with no touchdowns and three interceptions for Punahou.

Livai completed 4 of 9 passes for 111 yards and two TDs, while Johnson also picked off two passes for Kahuku.