Looking back to the Hawaiian football champions of 1895, 1926.

WINNERS OF FIRST MAINLAND — ISLAND GRID TILT

Here is the Honolulu team, island champions and victors over the Navy champs from Philadelphia. Top row, standing, left to right—Billie Cornwell, Chris Holt, Louis Singer. Second row, sitting—Antone Lawrence, George Rosa, James Spencer, Charles Crane, captain; Eddie Holt and James Thompson. Third row, sitting—Samuel Johnson, David Koii, Carlos Long and George Angus.

[I just noticed this image on the Hawaii State Archives Instagram page and thought there were too many names for the number of people in the frame. Their clear image can be found by clicking here.]

(Advertiser, 2/24/1926, p. 11)

Honolulu Advertiser, 70th Year, Number 13,898, Page 11. February 24, 1926.
Honolulu Advertiser, 70th Year, Number 13,898, Page 11. February 24, 1926.

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