Confidence at Konawaena: Despite departures, Wildcats unfazed heading into 2021

Sophomore Keoki Alani takes the reins at quarterback this season for Konawaena. (Tom Linder/West Hawaii Today)

Senior Kamaehu Makanui will be counted on as a leader on both sides of the ball for the Konawaena Wildcats. (Tom Linder/West Hawaii Today)

Brad Uemoto is entering his sixth season as Konawaena’s head coach. (Tom Linder/West Hawaii Today)

KEALAKEKUA – It would be easy to focus on the departures.