Dynasty derailed? Hilo features new looks all around as they try to reassert dominance

The 6’1”, 290-lb Tyson Kaniaupio, left, is Hilo High’s only returning player with varsity experience. (Kelsey Walling/Hawaii Tribune-Herald)

Hilo High’s Holi Ah Choy will vie for playing time this season on a new-look Vikings squad that seeks their ninth consecutive BIIF Division I title. (Kelsey Walling/Hawaii Tribune-Herald)

The Hilo High football team will look distinctly different from the locomotive that captured BIIF Division I football championships from 2013 to ’19.