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Glory Days: Kamehameha’s Abu Maafala keeps up the family name

  • COURTESY ABU MAAFALA

    Maafala carried his son Levi during his playing days for the Bears.

  • COURTESY MICHAEL PIMENTEL

    Abu Maafala said he “learned to be a man” while at Cal.

  • STAR-ADVERTISER / AUG. 31, 2002

    The biggest college moment for Abu Maafala occurred when he picked off a Tony Romo pass and returned it 32 yards for a touchdown. Maafala later transferred to Cal.

Abu Maafala was above the weight limit to participate in Pop Warner football, so he didn’t play the sport until seventh grade at Kamehameha. Read more

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