Grapplers HI

Grapplers HI is a grappling club focused on wrestling. We are here to provide conditioning and training to bring competition to the next level.

Monday and Wednesday is for the high school kids. Tuesday and Thursday is for the kids and Judo practice. Sunday is for all wrestlers. Mission Statement:
To provide a club for individuals to foster their passion for grappling and aid them in achieving their full potential mentally, physically, and technically both on and off the mat.

Operating as usual 11/25/2013

Terao Named Flo Brute Wrestler of the Week, AU Student-Athlete of the Week Presented by GEICO

David Terao is named Flo Brute Wrestler of the week! American University redshirt sophomore wrestler David Terao was named the Flo Wrestling Brute Wrestler of the Week. He was also recognized as the AU Student-Athlete of the Week Presented by GEICO, Department of Athletics officials announced Monday.

[11/25/13]   CONGRATULATIONS! American University's David Terao Keystone Classic #125 Champion! Defeating Rob Deutsch of Ryder. Sudden Victory 3-1. Cheehuuuuuu! We are so proud of you and the team! Hawaii represent!!!!!

[11/24/13]   Former Grappler and current wrestler at American University David Terao majors the #8 ranked Anthony Zanetta to make it into the finals of the Keystone Classic. Good luck in the finals. We will be cheering for you!


Maryville Wrestling

Great interview by former Grappler and current team captian at Maryville Wrestling Brandon Oshiro. Good Job Brandon!

Preseason interview with Maryville Wrestling senior Brandon Oshiro.

[11/17/13]   Grappelers HI Folkstyle State Championship Results:

Josh Matsumoto - 1st
Matt Vinci - 1st
Connor Lee - 1st
Tyler Yoshikawa - 2nd
Ian Murakami - 2nd
Makana Valdez - 2nd
Colby Watase - 2nd
Alex Mimura - 3rd
Connor Villarmia - 3rd
Joseph Fong - 3rd

Good job team!

2013 HFUSAW Folkstyle State Championships 11/17/2013

Grapplers HI wrestled hard and represented at the state championships today!

Grapplers HI wrestled hard and represented at the state championships today!


Good job last weekend Matt! Awarded All Tournament Most Valuable Wrestler at Big Horn Nationals. Keep working hard.


Grapplers HI's cover photo

Josh Terao Signs to American University! 11/14/2013

Congratulations to the Terao family for signing Josh to American Univeristy!

Congratulations to the Terao family for signing Josh to American Univeristy!


David Terao Wins Match at NWCA All-Star Classic

26 seconds into it is slick! Good job again David.

American University's 125 pound wrestler David Terao wins his exhibition match at the 2013 NWCA All-Star Classic in exciting fashion.

[11/02/13]   Grapplers HI David Terao competes tonight at the NWCA All Star Classic. 07/16/2013


Josh Terao 2013 Greco National Champ!!! Joshua Terao of Team Hawaii 2013 was crowned the Greco-Roman Junior National Champion at 120 lbs. today at the ASICS/Vaughan Juniors and Cadets National Championships in Fargo, North Dakota. Terao ...

[07/16/13]   JT going for first place!
9:15 HST Finals Stay tuned!!!

[07/16/13]   JT taking care of business! One more win to stay in the hunt!!

[07/16/13]   Not to overlook the girls:
Paaaina just killed her opponent.
Yams is 2-0!!!

[07/16/13]   Josh just beat a Beast!!! Opponent was a top 6% contender and was undefeated up till then.
Keep knocking them down!!!!

[07/16/13]   Session 2 Round 2 about to start. Lets go Joshy! 06/13/2013

Videos | Grapplers HI: Built to Build Champions

Check out the University Freestyle Nationals and many other recent tournaments at


State Freestyle and Greco Championship starting tomorrow!


Freestyle wrestling tournament this weekend at Campbell High School! 05/15/2013


Team USA vs Iran is live.


NCAA On Campus - Kyle Dake

Great video on Kyle Dake before he won his 4th NCAA Title!

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[05/12/13]   Allene Somera takes second at the women's Body Bar National tournament. Congratulations!

Hawaii USA Wrestling Championships 05/12/2013

Grapplers flew to Maui for the island championships.

Grapplers flew to Maui for the island championships.


Grapplers new unofficial mascot! 05/07/2013

AU Athletics Celebrates Student-Athlete Banquet

David Terao is awarded MVP for American University's wrestling team. Congratulations! The American University Department of Athletics and Recreation celebrated the accomplishments of each of its 16 NCAA Division I teams on Sunday at its annual Student-Athlete Banquet, which was held at the Washington Marriott Wardman Park in Washington, D.C.


2013 Senior US Open | Grapplers HI: Built to Build Champions

US Open matches are up and ready to watch!


Get ready for this weekends freestyle tournament in Waianae.


Great words from a great man...

[04/19/13]   Morgan Yamaguchi took 8th in the women's US Open division.

[04/19/13]   Braydon Akeo took 6th in freestyle at the West Jr. Regionals in Las Vegas. 04/18/2013

Missouri's Schmitt, Colorado's Rutz top list of Western Junior Regional champs in Greco-Roman |

Braydon Akeo took third at Las Vegas. Congratulations! The competition kicked off a big week of wrestling in Las Vegas, with the U.S. Open set for Thursday through Saturday in all three styles.

[04/11/13]   Practice is cancelled this evening. Head over to Ku Lokahi at 7:00 for their rules clinic. 04/08/2013

USAW Folkstyle Nationals Junior and Cadet Finals

Folkstyle Nationals was this weekend. Check out the live stream from the finals. Live stream of the finals in the Junior and Cadet divisions of the 2013 USAW Folkstyle Nationals


Cool article on why Jake Herbert wrestles.

Why I Wrestle:

A must read from Jake Herbert, 2x NCAA champion and 2012 Olympian. Enjoy!


General Manager

Ryan Sugihara



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99-1295 Waiua Pl
Aiea, HI

Opening Hours

Monday 5pm - 8pm
Tuesday 5:30am - 9am
6:30pm - 8pm
Wednesday 5pm - 8pm
Thursday 5:30am - 9am
6:30pm - 8pm
Sunday 6am - 9am
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