Bob Apisa’s guest appearance on Aloha Friday

Bob Apisa appeared May 10 on the podcast Aloha Friday that is produced by the Sandwich Islands Social Network. Apisa was college football's first Samoan All-American player as a fullback with speed and power on Michigan State's 1965 and 1966 national title teams. He has been enshrined in the Polynesian Football Hall of Fame and the Michigan State Hall of Fame. He was born in American Samoa, but his family moved to Honolulu when he was in elementary…

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Hawaiian Pipeline Part II: Duffy’s Hawaiian Eyes are smiling

PHOTO: The book cover to my proposed children’s book on Duffy Daugherty establishing a Hawaiian Pipeline. My book events and purchase links - Tom Shanahan Report Duffy Daugherty's Milestone video with Rustin Young and Kekai Burnett By TOM SHANAHAN Two Hawaii friends who doubled as football stars at rival high schools met at a football training gym hoping to punch college tickets. The scholarships they earned were part of the plan, but they’ve unexpectedly found themselves on symmetrical…

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Ane and Hawaiian Pipeliners hope Suiaunoa retaps Duffy’s Island history

Visit my website homepage, TomShanahan.Report PHOTO: Legi Suiaunoa By TOM SHANAHAN Charles “Kale” Ane III is a Duffy Daugherty Hawaiian Pipeline alum who returned home after his Michigan State career and seven NFL seasons. He coached 23 years at Honolulu’s Punahou School, his alma mater, winning state titles and turning out college recruits. One of his stars was Notre Dame linebacker Manti Te’o, the 2012 Heisman Trophy runner-up and Maxwell Award winner. Scholarship athletes such as Te’o and…

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