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Bob Hogue
Keeping Score // The Main Man In Mililani
You don’t have to push very hard to get Mililani head football coach Rod York to tell you how he really feels. A couple of...

Ron Mizutani
Currents // A Kailua Boy Lands Dream ‘Surfer’ Job
Alex Kilauano has vivid memories of surfing with his father William while growing up in Kailua. It is here where Kilauano fell in love with...

Bob Hogue
Keeping Score // BYU-Hawaii’s Beloved D-Bob
His name is David Bob Bailey, but everybody at BYU-Hawaii just knows him as “D-Bob.” Earlier in December, sports fans around the country were introduced...

Yu Shing Ting
On the Move // An Elite Marathoner’s Running Tips
This Sunday, about 30,500 marathoners are expected to hit the streets of Oahu for the 26.2-mile Honolulu Marathon. Among the elite is Nate Carlson, the...

Ron Mizutani
Currents // A Kailua Camp For Serious Paddlers
Kailua Beach is one of the most popular destinations in all of Hawaii, with millions visiting the picturesque shoreline every year. But what many of...

Ron Mizutani
Currents // Making Hokule‘a Relevant To Keiki
Hokule‘a crewmember Maui Tauotaha has fond memories of Kawaiahao Church School in Kakaako. It was more than 25 years ago when he and his sister...

Bob Hogue
Keeping Score // Definition Of A ‘Best Sports Day’
Some athletes and coaches only dream of best days. Some live it. If you ever had a best sports day, what would it be? Were...

Yu Shing Ting
On the Move // A Fitness Regimen Fit For A Queen
Congratulations to 24-year-old Emma Wo, who was crowned Miss Hawaii USA Nov. 23 at JW Marriott Ihilani Resort and Spa. A former Miss Hawaii Teen...

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,...


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