Parents are Taetafe and Marion ... top discus thrower in the state ... recreational education major.
Credited with nine athletic letters at Punahou high ... three in basketball and three in track ... was all-state in Hawaii for two years as offensive tackle .. league champs in 1971 ... he was named lineman of the year by Advertiser.
Moved right into the varsity picture, lettering as a freshman.
Lettered again as a sophomore ... started ... slowed by injuries, but still managed to hold down his position.
A starter for every varsity game ... twice selected as team's lineman of the week.