Program provides a boost

July 18th, 2013
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It was a pleasant surprise  last month when linebacker Tevita Lataimua, who was all but ruled out, met the requirements to play for the Rainbow Warriors this year.

What wasn't a surprise was that LEMO had produced another successful graduate.

LEMO is a not-for-profit, California-based foundation that offers a program  for youths assisting in academics, athletics and life skills. It's a full menu, requiring youths to focus on all areas. There is no fee to participate.

Lataimua credited LEMO with providing support.

Two of Lataimua's UH teammates — Leo Koloamatangi and Matt Koloamatangi — also are LEMO graduates.

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