It appears the Rainbow Warriors' magic number is 2014.
The 2014 recruiting class expanded to seven members with the addition of Micah Kapoi of Kapolei High and Kaau Gifford of Kamehameha Schools.
Kapoi is a 6-foot-4, 298-pound left tackle. Gifford, who is 6-4 and 250, projects to be a defensive tackle at UH.
The Warrior Beat spoke with both players, each listing three factors in their decisions: 1) They want to play in front of family; 2) they want to attend a school in the same place where they expect to live the rest of their lives; 3) they want to help build the football progam.
"I'm from Hawaii," Kapoi said, "and I want to help Hawaii."
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Mahalo to organizer Tom Mui and AD Ben Jay for tomorrow's Chat with the AD session.
As always, Tom has done an excellent job in helping to connect UH with the public. We also thank the AD for his openness in running his department with transparency.
Please contact Mr. Mui for details about the session.
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Happy birthday to J-E-T-T, Jett! Jett! Jett! Jasper.