Peyton Yanagi began his career as an offensive lineman, but standing at 5 feet 8 inches, he knew he needed a leg up to get to his dream of playing at the next level.
Dylan Toilolo left his brotherhood at Saint Francis and transferred to public school in order to help his mom, Julia, pay the bills.
Back in 2012, members of the football team began meeting at lunch to bond with special needs students, their fellow Govs, and treat them like friends.
With the game decided, James McGary was pulled three yards short of Adrian Murrell's school record set in 1987.
A little-known fact to his players, Coach Say was once a special agent tasked with digging into white-collar crime in the military.
A spinal cord injury abruptly forced the 2012 state Player of the Year to retire and seek a new life.
Since he was in kindergarten, Tai-John Mizutani longed to bring the koa trophy to Kamoku Street.
She's a game-changer in every sense for the Tigers.
For three years, he treated Hawaii to a quarterbacking "Tua-torial."
Moku moved back to his birthplace of Oahu to find a Hawaii Strong support system from California to California Avenue.
He belongs to a resilient family of four that had their heart put to the test this past spring.
Ramos is a throwback to the days of specialized youth sports, a true two-game star.
That Hawaii Strong demeanor helped him overcome an injury that looked sure to be season-ending.
Sophomore linebacker Miki Ah You proves Hawaii Strong bloodlines are still feeding the big Red machine.
The running back is first in the weight room, first on the practice field, and juggles a job to provide for his family.
From the Windy City to the Windward side, Castle High School senior do-it-all man Jeremy McGoldrick moved to Oahu from Chicago before his freshman year.
Iron sharpens iron and only the Hawaii Strong survive.
Kris Noa's ferocity on the field is quite the contrast to the coconut-butter-smooth Hawaiian falsetto he can put together on the music sheet.