Kahuku claims ’98 OIA football championship

[Story by Mike Foley, photo by Barry Markowitz, originally published in Kaleo, November 19, 1998]

Kahuku’s D-men didn’t let pouring rain stop them from keeping
Waianae scoreless during the OIA title match at Aloha Stadium

Kahuku High School’s unstoppable, nationally-ranked varsity Red Raiders finished out a perfect 1998 12–0 football season during a downpour at Aloha Stadium Nov. 14th by thrashing Waianae by 20-0 to claim their rightful place as Oahu Interscholastic Association (OIA) champions for the fifth time since 1989.

A crowd of almost 30,000 braved the weather to watch Kahuku’s shut-out victory over the Waianae Seariders, giving the Red Raiders a 12-0 season re-cord and the bid to take on defending Prep Bowl champions St. Louis on Nov. 27th.

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