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The search for the next Warriors is in full operation.

This is an NCAA evaluation period, meaning coaches can visit a prospect’s school and meet with coaches and counselors. Several UH coaches are on the road.

The evaluation period runs through the end of May.


  1. ai-eee-soos May 9, 2015 10:11 am



  2. st. anthony trojan May 9, 2015 10:21 am

    Hope theyb fill the gaps ib the OL n the DL as has been ststed here very many times…
    long season…need more bodies…

  3. st. anthony trojan May 9, 2015 10:26 am

    ne one know how much scollies we have to offer during this evaluation period ?

  4. Boolakanaka May 9, 2015 10:35 am

    Morning All! In the last post, someone used the term–paucity. Is dat like wen your fadda lives in town–I dunno I grew up in Halawa-lol.

  5. ai-eee-soos May 9, 2015 10:45 am

    paucity = being in moderation.

    4th attempt at posting

  6. ai-eee-soos May 9, 2015 10:47 am

    now I porrgot what I posted, or want to post

  7. Stephen Tsai May 9, 2015 10:51 am

    Ai-ee …
    Not sure how the moderation works. Glad you made it

  8. jeezy33 May 9, 2015 11:00 am

    This search for 2015 or 2016? I feel like our 2015 is incomplete. Still some major holes to fill as far as depth goes. Not deep enough to afford any key injuries which are a given to happen in football

  9. kapakahi May 9, 2015 11:36 am


    Of the 3 visitors at last Saturday’s scrimmage, at least 2 were Class of 2015 prospects……still in HS……but gonna be graduating soon.

  10. Stephen Tsai May 9, 2015 12:53 pm

    Last I heard — and this was before spring ball — there were about three scholarships available. Not sure if that means grayshirt possibilities, but that was the last number I had. I think there are conditional offers out there — make the requirements, you come. The next month should clear a lot of issues.

  11. Stephen Tsai May 9, 2015 12:56 pm

    I like Charlie Wade’s theory of recruiting. If two middle blockers are graduating, the potential replacements already are in the program. The recruits can fill in, if necessary — and freshmen can play — but the expectation is that next year’s starters already are in the program.

  12. jeezy33 May 9, 2015 1:19 pm

    11. That’s how you’re supposed to recruit. Unfortunately Chow doesn’t understand the importance of continuity. Or maybe he does, but failing to execute.

    QB position shouldn’t be turning over every single season as a HC. Schroeder year 1, Graham year 2, Woolsey year 3, Wittek year 4.
    DL was a strength filled with Mack recruits. But besides Kennedy, the staff failed to develop young DL for when Moses, Marcus, and Beau graduate.
    It seems like we have been trying to find quick fixes at OT every year but we’ve whiffed on all of our JC OTs.

  13. ai-eee-soos May 9, 2015 1:31 pm

    lewis powell was the defensive recruiting coordinator?

    if so, …….

  14. st. anthony trojan May 9, 2015 3:30 pm

    Must be a very difficult to get QUALITY recruits.. .. when they see the university in disarray…in decline..n look at the won n loss record… n coaches in the a revolving door…all the negatives me see n hear here…is also seen n heard by them.. n more from players n other coaches…can’t expect to much of players that are highly recruited by others…it will be used against UH in making UH their choice..

  15. kapakahi May 9, 2015 3:42 pm


    re: #10

    3 available scholies possibly left…….after OR without accounting for the blueshirts (originally 1…..but now potentially 2)?

  16. kapakahi May 9, 2015 3:54 pm

    Re: #9

    The 2 Class of 2015 HS visitors (1 mainland & 1 local) at last Saturday’s scrimmage definitely fall in the category of “under-the-radar” sleeper prospects.

    But the local HS prospect is kinda intriguing…….since didn’t play much at all the past 2 HS seasons……..but definitely already has FBS size…….mostly height…….at around 6’6″ tall.

  17. jm2375 May 9, 2015 5:42 pm

    ST – #11 – didn’t Chow say he didn’t believe in redshirting? Charlie Wade is willing to redshirt the recruits, national team member or not.
    Moving Kekoa Pukahi to middle sounds like what happened to Taylor Averill.

  18. beans May 9, 2015 5:50 pm

    Most Hawaii’s boys want to play for Hawaii where their families and friends can watch them play at least every home game. Unless they want to experience a different environment, UH is still a big draw and it is a hard decision for some players to make. Many want to experience the mainland life. However after a year or two quite a few boys transfer back, or want to, to Hawaii to finish their college playing careers. It does not matter that much what our facilities are in comparison to other schools, they would do with less to be able to play for their home town. To some, being in front of their families and friends is what is important to them. Whatever they decide is right for them, IS right for them. We should be proud of all of our young athletes, no matter what route that they choose. You can imagine the thrill of playing in a stadium with 60,000 cheering fans compared to our stadium with maybe 30,000 however when you factor in that their family and friends are there, where would some of them rather be?
    Aloha stadium is not a venue that we should apologize for. It can rock!

  19. Da Punchbowl Kid May 9, 2015 5:55 pm

    I keep seeing posts about being undermanned on both sides of the line. Hoping praying it isn’t as bad as what some say, and if it is, really hoping and praying we can fix that.

    Like the rest of the positions – I think this could be a good year. Fall camp will tell the tale.

    Paucity? Isn’t that like living in the country, out of the city. Kahana Bay or Waihole would be a good example of paucity, right? 😆

    And boola, does Halawa count as paucity?

  20. Da Punchbowl Kid May 9, 2015 6:10 pm

    Hope the coaches on the recruiting trail are able to bring in a plethora of big, strong, game – ready line men!


  21. pollypicador May 9, 2015 6:33 pm


    I was reading the football recruiting calendar and need your clarification. You seem the smartest.

    Reading today’s entry this would exclude Chow, or HC’s, from participating in recruiting during the evaluation period ending in May?

    On another subject-High School track. Is the state meet this weekend?

    Look at the Iolani discus thrower (Borden) and the Kam shot put thrower-Apo.

    Apo (I’ve seen his football films); I would keep an eye on him.

  22. cappie the dog May 9, 2015 7:13 pm

    I don’t want to do the math.

    I’m just going to pretend that Hawaii can still win the Big West.

    Jacob Sheldon-Collins.


    I think he just made himself draftable over the past two series.

    Draft predictions: Quentin Torres-Costa(8th round), Tyler Brashears(15th round), L.J. Brewster(25th round), Jacob Sheldon-Collins(42nd round), Kaeo
    Aliviado(48th round).

    Returning to my car after Campbell/Kamehameha-Kapalama, I ran into Ian Kahaloa’s father(or somebody claiming to be Kahaloa’s father), who asked if Campbell won or not. After telling him the result, he said, “Yes.” Explaining himself, Kahaloa Sr. said that he gets too nervous watching his son pitch.

    Kahaloa threw 134 pitches.

    It’s a dilemna, isn’t it?

    If you’re a coach, do you concentrate on the game in front of you, or protect a future MLB prospect?

    I remember reading somewhere that Shane Komine was overworked at Nebraska.

    Kahaloa was as advertised, and his adversary, Paiva, looked sharper than half of the guys in Hawaii’s bullpen.

    There was a buzz in the stadium.

    Incredible atmosphere.

    So refreshing to watch a game, in which nobody was checking their phones.

  23. cappie the dog May 9, 2015 7:29 pm

    Austin Pope.

    North Carolina Central.

    The Eagles compete in the MEAC.

    They were 25-8 last season, and competed in the NIT.

  24. turfwar May 9, 2015 9:38 pm

    NC Central is the best offer he could get after decommitting from Hawaii. Maybe it wasn’t his decision after all.

  25. SteveM May 9, 2015 11:31 pm

    Top 25 in only 13 hours. Do I win anything? 😛

  26. Gsan May 10, 2015 3:21 am

    Happy Mothers Day to all mothers

  27. al May 10, 2015 8:04 am

    Happy Mother’s Day!

  28. Ipu Man May 10, 2015 8:16 am

    Brown Bags to Stardom for UH atheletes…
    School pride triumphs fancy dancy facilities.

  29. st. anthony trojan May 10, 2015 8:34 am

    Yea… IPU MAN…. agree…. but there has to be sumone there to instill that in them….does not seem like this head coach can do that…if past 3 years are ne indication…hope with some on the asst coaches that were added… not to long like the e-man… gouviea… naole… who have been there n lived it.. n is committed to hawaii as their home….maybe sum of that will rub off….hope so ne way…

  30. NorthShoreFan May 10, 2015 8:49 am

    Guud Morning Tsaikos…bootiful dy.

    Great games at the UH yesterday. still chasing championships….

    Happy Mother’s Day

  31. NorthShoreFan May 10, 2015 8:51 am spam musubi

  32. Stephen Tsai May 10, 2015 9:18 am

    New post:

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