Mililani two-way star Jalen Tuivaiave-Olomua is the newest invitee to the 2018 Polynesian Bowl.
The Cover2 Herman Wedemeyer “Iron Man” of the year award finalist has dominated as a running back and linebacker for the Trojans in 2017, piling up 4 touchdown runs in the process.
You can vote for Jalen and others for the Cover2 awards here.
Other players from Hawaii invited are Saint Francis safety Wembley Mailei, Kamehameha defensive end Jonah Welch, Saint Louis offensive lineman Eliki Tanuvasa, defensive backs Isaiah Tufaga & Kama Moore, Crusader linebacker Noa Purcell, Punahou offensive lineman Alama Uluave, Kahuku running back Enoch Nawahine and defensive end Samson Reed, Waianae linebacker Kana’i Mauga & running back Rico Rosario, ‘Iolani receiver Justin Genovia along with three players from Kapolei being DE Kukea Emmsley, LB Rocky Savea, and DT Aaron Faumui, Kailua offensive lineman Sione Veikoso, Mililani offensive lineman Noah Williams, as well as Pearl City defensive lineman Zion Tupuola-Fetui.
Every Thursday two local standouts will be announced to the game’s roster with the Hawaii Prep World revealing a player at noon Hawaii time.
The second weekly player will be announced on Cover2 Hawaii High School Football Weekly, which airs Thursdays at 9:30 p.m. on KHON2.