Thursday, January 29, 2009
Hilo High School Semisi Tokolahi
Entering the Mongolian Grill on Kilauea Avenue on Tuesday afternoon is, left to right, Kina Tokolahi, father; Steve Sarkisian, head football coach University of Washington Huskies; Hilo High senior Semisi Tokolahi, 17; Sita Tokolahi, mom. The Huskies coaching staff flew to Hilo on Tuesday in an effort to get Semisi to sign a letter of intent on Feb. 4 to play football with them. The Viking lineman was named the BIIF's Division I Defensive Player of the Year this past season. Semisi's top four schools were: Washington, Oregon State, Colorado and Washington State.