HPA wins battle of unbeatens: Ka Makani outlast Warriors 14-10 to claim No. 1 seed in BIIF Playoffs

  • HPA’s Tain Lawson (35) dives to make a fourth-down stop against Kamehameha QB Jadin Chaves late in the fourth quarter of Saturday’s contest. (Tom Linder/West Hawaii Today)

  • HPA’s Braeden Samura (left) celebrates with Jordan Hanano (17) and Tre Walker after scoring the go-ahead touchdown Saturday against Kamehameha. (Tom Linder/West Hawaii Today)

WAIMEA – With their undefeated record – and the No. 1 seed in the D-II BIIF playoffs – on the line against rival Kamehameha, Hawaii Prep time and time again was able to count on a senior stepping up to make a crucial play.