2022 Hawaii’s Best High School Football Players

Top High School Football Team in High School Football America Hawaii’s Top 10, powered by NFL play football, is full of talent. Kahuku has five players in the Top 11 of the 247Sports Composite rankings for the class of 2023.

Backline Liona Lefau, committed to Texas, is the second player overall in the state. The Red Raiders’ defense is expected to be exceptional, with Lefau joined in the linebacking corps by Leonard Ah You, the state’s No. 4 prospect.

Also on the defensive side of the ball for Kahuku are safety Brock Fonolmoana (#6) and defensive lineman Stanley Raass (#11).

On offense, Kahuku will look to explosive wide receiver Kainoa Carvalho, ranked No. 7 in overall recruiting in the composite rankings. The Utah rookie finished last year with 64 receptions for 1,029 yards and 10 touchdowns.

The best player in the state is St. Louis offensive lineman Iapani Laloulu. The 6-2, 355-pounder currently has eight college football scholarship offers – Arizona, California, Florida, Hawaii, Miami (Florida) Oregon, Tennessee and Virginia.

Class of 2023 of Hawaii’s Top High School Football Players

4 stars

No. 1 Iapani Laloulu, IOL – St. Louis – Not Committed

No. 2 Liona Lefau, LB – Kahuku – Texas

3 stars

No. 3 Solomone Maiafu, LB – Kapaa – Not Committed

No. 4 Leonard Ah You, LB – Kahuku – Not Committed

No. 5 Gavin Hunter, ATH – Mililani – Arizona

No. 6 Brock Fonolmoana, S – Kahuku – Not Committed

No. 7 Kainoa Carvalho, WR – Kahuku – Utah

No. 8 Kamuela Kaaihue, LB – Roosevelt – Arizona

No. 9 Julian Savaiinaea, EDGE – St. Louis – Arizona

No. 10 John-Keawe Sagapolutele, QB – Punahou – Hawaii

No. 11 Stanley Raass, DL – Kahuku – BYU


Mason Muaau, WR – St. Louis – Colorado State

Kamaehu Kaawalauole, WR – Campbell – San Jose State

Josiah Timoteo, IOL – Waianae – Hawaii

Blesyng Alualu-Tuiolemotu – Campbell – UNLV

Viliamu Toilolo, CB – Kahuku – Not Committed

Kahi Graham, QB – St. Louis – Not Committed

Nick Delgadillo, WR – St. Louis – Not Committed

Class of 2024 of Hawaii’s Top High School Football Players

3 stars

No. 1 Kekai Burnett, EDGE – Punahou – Not Committed


Preston Taummua, IOL – Aiea – Not Committed

Ty McCutcheon, QB – Not Committed

Tristan Waiamau-Galindo, EDGE – Kamehameha Kapalama – Not Committed

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