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Hawaii football player Venasio “Solo” Vaipulu arrested for violating quarantine rules

Venasio “Solo” Vaipulu arrested
Hawaii football players Venasio “Solo” Vaipulu arrested in Hawaii for violating quarantine rules for COVID-19

Venasio “Solo” Vaipulu the junior offensive lineman from Hawaii was arrested returning from Spring Break. According to a report called Honolulu Civil Beat, Vaipulu left his designated quarantine location daily. After returning from Spring Break, he was expected to stay in quarantine for 14 days but violated the COVID-19 rules in Hawaii.

Vaipulu was named to the Polynesian Player of the Year watchlist last year, and played in ten games last season. Solo is a big right guard from Riverside, California.

As a Freshman, he was named as an honorable mention to the All-Mountain West team. He started all 14 games as a freshman in 2018. He was one of only four freshman NATIONALLY to start every game as a freshman. He has NFL abilities, and hopefully he can get out of this charge, but they are not playing in Hawaii with COVID-19.

Vaipulu was arrested on charges of violating the quarantine and lying to authorities. He was booked and charged, with bail in the case set at $4,000.

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