Hawaii Football Now Podcast

Hawaii Football Now Podcast

Can’t get enough Rainbow Warrior football? Then this podcast is for you! Hosted by sportscaster Jordan Helle and former UH QB Hunter Hughes, the ‘Hawaii Football Now’ will provide the latest UH football news, game previews, analysis and more.

Hughes was a Rainbow Warrior in 2016 and ’17, serving on the scout team. He was a three-sport athlete at Lake Zurich High School in Illinois.

Helle was a two-sport standout at Baldwin High School before playing QB at Occidental College. He is also a co-host (with Kanoa Leahey) for the popular “Let’s Talk Sports” podcast, which can also be heard on ESPNHonolulu.com.

New episodes of “Hawaii Football Now” will be available here every Thursday!

Nov. 4 – Jordan Helle and Hunter Hughes recap the Rainbow Warriors’ loss to Utah State 51-31 in Logan and preview their next match at home against now-ranked San Diego State. Plus, Clarence T.C. Ching Athletics Complex is going to 100% capacity for the next game…what that means to the team and how that helps them for this upcoming game.


Oct. 28 – Jordan Helle and Hunter Hughes recap the Rainbow Warriors’ victory in game 2 between Hawaii and New Mexico State 48-34, and it was also a night which honored Colt Brennan and a night where the number 15 was retired. The guys also preview Hawaii’s next matchup at Utah State and what the Rainbow Warriors need to do to see a bowl game.

Jordan Helle and Hunter Hughes recap Hawaii’s loss to Nevada 34-17 in Reno, and they look forward to the next game against New Mexico State, which just happens to be a rare game 2 in the same season. Also, 1,000 fans will be in attendance for the first time, but how much does that impact Hawaii?


Oct. 14 – Jordan Helle and Hunter Hughes talk about Hawaii’s upcoming game against Nevada, and fresh off the bye week, how can the Rainbow Warriors take a game off of the Wolf-Pack?


Oct. 7 – Jordan Helle and Hunter Hughes recap the Rainbow Warriors’ huge upset over Fresno State 27-24 and how this is going to help Hawaii moving forward for the season as we hit the bye week. Plus some exciting news about potentially having fans for the next home game against New Mexico State…


Jordan Helle and Hunter Hughes recap the Rainbow Warriors’ 41-21 victory against New Mexico State in Las Cruces and in game 1 of 2 of the season, and then give their preview to the homecoming and rivalry matchup with nationally-ranked Fresno State.


Jordan Helle and Hunter Hughes recap the Rainbow Warriors’ 17-13 loss against San Jose State in the conference opener, and then give their preview to the first of two games against New Mexico State, this game going in Las Cruces.


Jordan Helle and Hunter Hughes recap the Rainbow Warriors’ 45-27 loss to Oregon State in Corvallis and then give their preview to the first conference opponent in San Jose State.



Sept. 9 – Jordan and Hunter recap the Rainbow Warriors’ 49-35 win over Portland State in their first ever game in Mānoa and give their thoughts on how the team will fare at Oregon State.



Sept. 2 – It’s the debut of our newest podcast about all things University of Hawaiʻi Football! Sportscaster Jordan Helle and former UH QB Hunter Hughes recap the Rainbow Warriors’ season opener at UCLA and preview their upcoming matchup vs. Portland State.