Defensive tackle David Hafoka said he still is awaiting a ruling on his appeal for a medical hardship that will allow him to play this coming season. Hafoka, who transferred from the College of San Mateo in August 2009, did not play that season because of a herniated disk. Last season, he had four tackles in five games. He is not on the spring roster.
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Former UH linemen Ray Hisatake said that he, Aaron Kia and Francis Maka made the final cut, and all will play for the San Jose SaberCats of the Arena Football League this season.
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Running back Joey Cadiz won his division in a UH Strongest Man competition put on by the school’s Student Life & Development department. Former UH baseball coach Carl Furutani has been one of the leaders of the Student Recreation Services, which will expand with the completion of the recreation center being built near the Campus Center. The center will include basketball courts, a weight room and badminton courts.