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Bob Hogue
Keeping Score // Lileikis Ohana Gets Along Swimmingly
For Hawaii Kai’s Joe Lileikis, 1985 was quite a year. A senior at University of Hawaii at the time, Joe, along with his younger brother,...

Ron Mizutani
Currents // Enjoying Mokulua Islands Responsibly
The picturesque Mokulua Islands, which sit about a mile off Lanikai Beach in Kailua, are among the most photographed images in all of Hawaii. The...

Bob Hogue
Keeping Score // Good Things In Small Packages
Minutes before the tip-off of a recent Hawaii Pacific University women’s basketball game, Matthew Liao-Troth, the school’s vice president, hustled into Blaisdell Arena accompanied by...

MidWeek Staff
Sports Animals // Prep Game Of The Week – 1/14/15
WINTER SPORTS IOLANI vs. MARYKNOLL GIRLS BASKETBALL SATURDAY, JAN. 17, 7 P.M. @MARYKNOLL HIGH SCHOOL The last time these teams faced each other, Maryknoll won...

Yu Shing Ting
On the Move // Doing Paddle Yoga Is A Balancing Act
When Leah Vernon found out she was moving from California to Hawaii last February, she decided to look for new things to do and found...

Ron Mizutani
Currents // They’re On It Because Of Onit
Kailua native Kawika Watt may no longer call Hawaii home, but his heart and soul are still deeply rooted in the Islands. The 56-year-old Watt,...

Ron Mizutani
Currents // Hawaii’s Keiki Paddlers Get A Lift
Imagine being in the third grade and winning first place in your first canoe race. Now imagine stepping to the podium to proudly receive your...

Bob Hogue
Keeping Score // Taylor Making His Case To Stay
If Benjy Taylor wants to shed his current interim label as acting head coach of the UH men’s basketball team, he sure is making a...

MidWeek Staff
Sports Animals // Prep Game Of The Week – 1/7/15
WINTER SPORTS PUNAHOU vs. MARYKNOLL SATURDAY, JANUARY 10, 7 P.M. @ MARYKNOLL HIGH SCHOOL Gary, speaking of tradition, Punahou has two players whose fathers were...

Yu Shing Ting
On the Move // It’s All About Your Jersey And Fun
It seems like Disney’s Frozen was on top of the wish list for many kids this past Christmas. But as a mother of two boys,...

Bob Hogue
Keeping Score // Seeking The Perfect Numbers In 2015
As we head into the new year, I’m thinking about numbers — 2015 is the number of the year being ushered in, and it has...

Ron Mizutani
Currents // Bringing Back Our Koa Forests
It cuts through the ocean with ease and power, slicing through oncoming surf with grace and strength, and is one of the most magnificent displays...

Yu Shing Ting
On the Move // Gaison Ohana Is All In For Fitness
Yes, working out can be fun. Just ask 29-year- old Kapu Gaison, founder of the fourth annual Makahiki Challenge, which is coming up Jan. 31...

Ron Mizutani
Currents // Technologically Advanced Surfboards
It’s not rocket science — or is it? The world of surfing is on the verge of taking off to new heights, thanks to science,...

Bob Hogue
Keeping Score // The Good Guys (And Gals) Of Isle Sports
It’s a holiday tradition — the annual Bob Hogue/MidWeek Nice People Awards, as I honor those who made covering sports such a great privilege this...

Yu Shing Ting
On the Move // Personal Best: 30 Honolulu Marathons
After the 2012 Honolulu Marathon, Jonathan Lyau announced he was retiring from running it. So many were surprised when they saw him on the 26.2-mile...

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...

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