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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Part I: Smith re-taps Duffy’s Hawaiian Pipeline with Burnett and Young

PHOTO: Punahou defensive end Kekai Burnett (9) breaks on the snap of the ball while St. Louis offensive tackleRustin Young (73) back pedals into pass protection.  The two friends from rival Honolulu high schools met while working out in the offseason at a football training gym. Now, they're teammates riding Duffy Daugherty's re-tapped Hawaiian Pipeline to Michigan State. Also, read Part II: Duffy's Hawaiian Eyes are smiling Duffy Daugherty's Milestone Minutes video with Rustin Young and Kekai Burnett…

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