Brothers make Kaua‘i proud with Florida MMA wins

  • Guthrie Scrimgeour / The Garden Island

    C.J. Kahepu‘u and Nohili Kahepu‘u took home title belts at an MMA event in Florida last month.

  • Guthrie Scrimgeour / The Garden Island

    Brothers C.J. Kahepu‘u and Nohili Kahepu‘u train at the Hawaiian Fighting Arts Gym.

  • Guthrie Scrimgeour / The Garden Island

    Nohili Kahepu‘u works a bag at the Hawaiian Fighting Arts Gym.

  • Guthrie Scrimgeour / The Garden Island

    C.J. Kahepu‘u beams with his title belt.

  • Guthrie Scrimgeour / The Garden Island

    Nohili Kahepu‘u smiles while holding his title belt.

  • Contributed

    From left, Nohili Kahepu‘u, Sifu Joe Solis and C.J. Kahepu‘u pose with their title belts.

  • Courtesy

    C.J. Kahepu‘u, right, and opponent Tyler Moore flex before their bout.

  • Courtesy

    Nohili Kahepu‘u, right, clenches a fist before battling opponent John Connor.

HANAPEPE — When brothers Nohili Kahepu‘u and C.J. Kahepu‘u were growing up in Kekaha, they sparred with each other constantly.

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