Halahuni originally signed a letter of intent last February, but did not enroll at OSU for fall term. The tight end from Orting High School in Graham, Wash., will have five years to complete four seasons of playing eligibility. Halahuni was the Washington 2A Player of the Year and the Nisqually League's Offensive MVP as a senior in 2005. He made 38 receptions for 1,000 yards and 13 touchdowns his final season.
Vave of Laie, Hawai'i comes to Oregon State after a two-year LDS Mission. The linebacker played high school football at Kahuku High School on the North Shore of O'ahu and originally signed with OSU in February of 2004. Vave was the 2003 Honolulu Advertiser Defensive Player of the Year, while current OSU guard Jeremy Perry was the publication's Offensive Player of the Year. He helped Kahuku win the state title with a 14-0 record and was part of a defense that allowed fewer than six points per game. Vave also has five years to play four.
Mid-year junior college transfers are eligible to sign letters of intent through Jan. 15. The regular letter of intent signing day for all Division I programs is Wed., Feb. 7.
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