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Bob Hogue
Keeping Score // Growing Up With Football Dreams
I saw an interesting study the other day that sug gested only 6 percent of us grow up to be what we wanted to be...

Yu Shing Ting
On the Move // Father-Son Bodybuilders’ Message
For the past 12 weeks, Michael “Mikey” Monis Jr. has been training for his first bodybuilding physique competition, the Paradise Cup, which took place this...

Ron Mizutani
Currents // Keeping You Fit To Surf
When Benjamin Franklin said, “An ounce of prevention is worth a pound of cure,” chances are he wasn’t thinking about surfers and the importance of...

Steve Murray
Homegrown // Top Polynesian Players Of The Year
It might be the easiest election in the history of the Polynesian Football Hall of Fame. Granted, we are talking about an organization still in...

Bob Hogue
Keeping Score // Of Game Balls And School Loyalty
Bob Apisa loves to talk story. And the great thing about talking story with the 69-year-old former Farrington and Michigan State football legend is that...

Ron Mizutani
Currents // Pacific Marine Celebrates 70 Years
Steven Loui beamed and glowed as he looked over a large crowd at Pier 41. It was a diverse group made up of engineers, politicians,...

Yu Shing Ting
On the Move // Chinatown Mayor Stays On The Move
At age 89, retired dentist Dr. Joseph Young is still very much active, especially with his work in the community. Just last Friday, he was...

Yu Shing Ting
On the Move // Strengthen Core To Avoid Sports Injuries
In an effort to provide care for injured athletes on the weekends, Straub Bone & Joint Center recently opened a sports injury clinic to the...

Ron Mizutani
Currents // Teaching Keiki To Appreciate Nature
Artist Patrick Ching always has been passionate about Hawaii’s precious ocean resources and Hawaii’s youths. In his latest book, Honu and Hina: A Story of...

Bob Hogue
Keeping Score // Chronicling 40 Years Coaching At UH
There’s a quote in the first chapter of Dave Shoji’s new memoir, Wahine Volleyball: 40 Years Coaching Hawaii’s Team, that tells you how far the...

Steve Murray
Homegrown // Everett’s Mentoring Gives DeMello A Dream Career
Never has anyone tried so hard to dissuade me from doing a story they were pitching. This happened a week ago, when KHON2 sports director...

Yu Shing Ting
On the Move // A Fit And Healthy Work Environment
Like many working mothers, Shani Silva wanted to squeeze more fitness into her busy schedule. So she talked to her boss, ALTRES president Kerry Kopp,...

Ron Mizutani
Currents // Crossing The Equator For King Neptune
Kahaluu’s Mark Towill is sporting a new hairdo these days, and he couldn’t be more proud. His “inverted mohawk” may not be the most desirable...

Bob Hogue
Keeping Score // To Bring Back Old UH Coaches?
I had planned to write this week about the 20th an niversary of the Hawaii-North Carolina basketball game at Special Events Arena (now Stan Sheriff...

Bob Hogue
Keeping Score // Coach Wagner’s Excellent Retirement
Former University of Hawaii head football coach Bob Wagner is a Facebook friend of mine. Recently, I’ve been enjoying his posts and pictures as he’s...

Steve Murray
Homegrown // The Red Raider Experience
I wouldn’t call it a quest needing to be filled before some fateful date, but until Oct. 17 I had never been to a Kahuku...

Ron Mizutani
Currents // Staying Out Of Murky Storm Waters
On Dec. 29, 2010, I shared in this column my decision to enter the ocean at Kailua Beach following a winter storm that soaked Oahu...

Yu Shing Ting
On the Move // Arming Yourself With Simple Exercises
At my middle school, there was a teacher whom the kids would tease because of her flabby arms. I remember so clearly the wrinkly skin...

Bob Hogue
Keeping Score // The Night The ’Bows Finally Beat BYU
It seems hard to believe, as I sit and watch the great upsets and fantastic finishes of this year’s college football season, that it’s been...

MidWeek Staff
Sports Animals // Prep Game Of The Week – 10/22/14
FOOTBALL The Playoffs Are On! When you look at the NBA, NFL or even the Heisman Trophy race, there’s always someone in the mix who...


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