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Sports Animals // Prep Game Of The Week – 2/11/15
WINTER SPORTS GIRLS BASKETBALL HHSAA STATE TOURNAMENT FEB. 10-13, 2015 @ STAN SHERIFF CENTER Konawaena has been unstoppable this year, but anything can happen come...

Yu Shing Ting
On the Move // The Benefits Of Dynamic Stretching
To help runners prepare for the 38th annual Hawaii Pacific Health Women’s 10K March 1, Hawaii Pacific Health will conduct a free training clinic Feb....

Ron Mizutani
Currents // Reenacting Duke’s 100-year-old Ride
A large, appreciative crowd applauds in unison as Duane DeSoto walks toward the waiting surf at Australia’s Freshwater Beach. The former world longboard surfing champion...

MidWeek Staff
Sports Animals // Prep Game Of The Week – 2/4/15
WINTER SPORTS CAMPBELL vs. LEILEHUA BOYS’ BASKETBALL FEB. 6 @ 7 P.M. @ LEILEHUA HIGH SCHOOL This game has been circled on my calendar all...

Yu Shing Ting
On the Move // The Unstoppable Sweep Inventor
Mike Fowler started taking jiu jitsu in August 2001 and by 2005 had his black belt. Originally from Virginia Beach, Fowler moved to Hawaii in...

Ron Mizutani
Currents // There’s Something About Wednesdays
There’s something about Wednesdays that brings out the best in Mother Nature. Perhaps it all started in 1978, with the release of the classic surf...

Bob Hogue
Keeping Score // Coach Trap Excited About New Season
Mike Trapasso says he’s excited. The long-time UH-Manoa baseball coach also admits he’s a little nervous, but not for the reasons you might be thinking....

Bob Hogue
Keeping Score // A Few Thoughts On UH Athletics
It seems that every week there’s much more to talk about regarding the future and past of University of Hawaii athletics. Here are some of...

MidWeek Staff
Sports Animals // Prep Game Of The Week – 1/28/15
WINTER SPORTS WAIANAE vs. NANAKULI BOYS’ BASKETBALL JAN. 29 @ 7 P.M. @ NANAKULI HIGH SCHOOL I love this matchup. I saw Waianae in a...

Yu Shing Ting
On the Move // Stepping Up To The Bar For Fitness
The Bar Method opened its first Hawaii studio this month at 2758 S. King St. in Moiliili, offering unique one-hour targeted body-sculpting workouts. “It’s a...

Ron Mizutani
Currents // Bringing Back Ancient Spring And Fishpond
You’ve heard the saying, “All good things must come to an end.” Don’t tell that to Chris Cramer and the hardworking volunteers at Maunalua Fishpond...

MidWeek Staff
Sports Animals // Prep Game Of The Week – 1/21/15
WINTER SPORTS MOANALUA vs. ROOSEVELT BOYS’ BASKETBALL SATURDAY, JAN. 24 AT 7 P.M. @ ROOSEVELT HIGH SCHOOL Here’s why you’re wrong (again), Gary: Moanalua has...

Yu Shing Ting
On the Move // Fun, Free Fitness Classes For Girls
In an effort to help young girls stay fit and active, Ivivva Honolulu offers free yoga and fitness classes every Sunday at 11:15 a.m. “Our...

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...

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