Isaac Savaiinaea among 58 athletes who sign 7 a.m. at PIAA signing in Hawaii

(Honolulu, HAWAI'I Feb. 6, 2013)–Isaac Savaiinaea and 57 standout high school athletes are set to sign today when Pacific Islands Athletic Alliance (PIAA) hosts its 9th Annual National Letter of Intent (NLI) signing, the single largest signing event in the United States.

Athletes will sign 7 a.m. Hawaii Standard Time at the Sheraton Waikiki.

Sponsors of the event are: the Sheraton Waikiki, The James & Abigail Campbell Family Foundation, Downtown Athletic Club Hawaii, Under Armour, Hawaii Bowl Foundation, and the Hawaii Building & Construction Trades Council.

Signing is for athletes in the following sports: NCAA Football, Men’s & Women’s Soccer, Men’s Water Polo, Men's and Women’s Cross Country and Track & Field.

The following list includes commits to FBS, FCS and Division 2.

*Reeve Koehler, Saint Louis, University of Arkansas (Football)
*Isaac Savaiinaea, Punahou, Texas A&M or UCLA (Football)
*Madison Reed, Mililani, University of Hawaii (Soccer)
*Noah Chang, Punahou, Pitzer College (Football)
*Kyle Obana, Punahou, Brown University (Football)
*Jeremy Tabuyo, Saint Louis, Texas A&M University (Football)
*Colton Goeas, Saint Louis, University of Kansas (Football)
*Isabelle Delgado, Moanalua, University of Nevada Las Vegas (Soccer)
*Dakota Turner, Mililani, San Diego State (Football)
*Jenson Toner, Punahou, University of Southern California (Soccer)
*Kamalei Correa, Saint Louis, Boise State (Footballl)
*Dempsey Lynn Banks, Punahou, Cornell University (Soccer)
*Tierra "TJ" Reyno, Mililani, University of Hawaii (Soccer)
*Mitchell Boyd, Farrington, Saint Francis University-PA (Football)
*Michael Boyd, Farrington, Saint Francis University-PA (Football)
*Ryan Tuiasoa, Punahou, Weber State University (Football)
*Kennedy Tulimasealii, Waianae, University of Hawaii (Football)
*Kai Gonda, Kaiser, Weber State University (Football)
*Ualesi Sale, Aiea, University of Hawaii (Football)
*Titus Failauga, Mid Pacific/Pac 5, Oregon State University (Football)
*Michael Atuaia, Mililani, U of Minnesota - Crookston (Football)
*Wesley Nagaseu, Waipahu, Saint Francis University-PA (Football)
*Ekolu Ramos III, Mililani, U of Minnesota - Crookston (Football)
*Justin Tago-Su'e, Campbell, U of Minnesota - Crookston (Football)
*Jahna Kay Tacson, Waipahu, Southern Utah or Lamar University (Soccer)
*Elli Brady, Punahou, University of Notre Dame (Track/XCountry)
*Jaryn Villegas, Leilehua, Saint Francis University-PA (Football)
*Vincent Smith, Waialua, Football, Campbellsville University (Football)
*Manaia Perese, Mililani, Weber State University (Football)
*David Lam, Aiea, Allen Community College (Soccer)
*Jeremiah Taleni, Kailua, University of Pittsburgh (Football)
*Shyani K. A. Terukina, Mililani, Utah State University (Soccer)
*Storm Kenui, Moanalua, University of Hawaii (Soccer)
*Joey Anglemire, Mililani, University of Nevada (Football)
*Kamalani Pascua, Iolani, University of Hawaii (Soccer)
*Logan Hanohano, Punahou, University of San Diego (Football)
*Kealakekua Makekau, Sacred Hearts, Western Oregon (Soccer)
*Taylor Kipilii, Iolani, US Naval Academy (Soccer)
*Taylor Higa, Mid Pacific Institute, Western Oregon (Soccer)
*Alyssa-Marie V. Almogela, Waipahu, Jackson State University (Soccer)
*Ikea Ikehara, Kamehameha, Weber State (Football)
*Dylan Nakoa, Kamehameha-Maui, Notre Dame College-Ohio (Football)
*Shaney Sakamoto, Kamehameha, St Louis U or U of Oregon (Soccer)
*Jazlyn M. McCoy, Waianae, Allen Community College (Soccer)
*Kirk Ronolo, Kailua, City College of San Francisco (Football)
*John Wa'a, Kahuku, University of Hawaii (Football)
*Anu Kahele-Manners, Moanalua, Hawaii Pacific University (Soccer)
*Preston Derige, Mililani, Allen Community College (Soccer)
*Summer Burnett, Kamehameha, University of Georgia (Soccer)
*Drew McDurmin, Aiea, U of Minnesota-Crookston (Football)
*Kainoa Abreu, Saint Louis, Notre Dame College-Ohio (Football)
*Jared Malaga, McKinley, Western Arizona College (Football)
*Tyman Hayashi, University Lab/Pac5, U of Minnesota-Crookston (Football)
*Solomon Leaeno, Campbell, Saint Francis University-PA (Football)
*Alisha Miyashiro, Mililani, Oregon Institute of Technology (Soccer)
*Kailey Nishimura, Saint Andrews Priory, California Baptist University (Soccer)
*Matapule Tulafale, Waipahu, Western Oregon (Football)
*Lily Sender, Saint Andrews Priory, University of Nevada Las Vegas (Soccer)

The event will be attended by families, friends, coaches and athletic directors. It is free and open to the public.

PIAA's next signing, which covers all sports, is April 1, 2013.

Pacific Islands Athletic Alliance is a 501c3 nonprofit organization assisting Hawaii and American Samoa athletes secure college placement and scholarships. Since 2003 PIAA, with an all volunteer staff, has assisted in securing over $16 million in athletic and academic funding, grants and financial aid for over 1,200 student athletes in 13 different sports. To learn more about PIAA, go to

For a live stream of today's signing, go to See coverage of the signing on today's broadcasts of ESPN and CBS Sports.

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