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Bobby Curran
Curran Events // Silver Had No Choice But Ban
Within minutes of rookie NBA commissioner Adam Silver’s announcement that embattled Clippers owner Donald Sterling was the voice on the TMZ-released audio tape, would be...

Ron Mizutani
Currents // A Busy Month For Canoe Paddlers
Hawaii’s canoe paddlers will be extremely busy in the months of May and June, with several major events happening over the next four weeks. It...

Steve Murray
Hot Air // Outrage Ignores Sterling’s Real Victims
Moral outrage is cheap currency. It’s easy to manipulate and wildly speculative. This became clear in the moments following TMZ’s release of Clippers’ owner Donald...

Bob Hogue
Keeping Score // A Nice Surprise In Surprise, Arizona
Sometimes surprises in sports come when you least expect them. And sometimes they actually happen in Surprise. Over the past couple of weeks, the PacWest...

Ron Mizutani
Currents // Paddling To Save A Way Of Life
About a quarter mile off Keehi Small Boat Harbor sits a tiny, 10-acre triangular island that is rich in history and cultural significance. Mokauea Island...

Yu Shing Ting
On the Move // The Band Plays On At Saint Louis
Among its many highlights, Saint Louis School is often recognized for its dominating football program. But there’s another group of students at all the football...

Steve Murray
Hot Air // Little To Fear From Big Five Autonomy
It’s been a busy few weeks for the NCAA. Days after announcing a change in its food policy, which went so far as to quantify...

Bobby Curran
Curran Events // Wie’s Win Huge
Hawaii’s golf fans were thrilled when Michelle Wie capped off an excellent week at the Lotte championship at Ko Olina with a final round masterpiece...

Ron Mizutani
Currents // Teaching Others How To Stay Alive
When it comes to the ocean, you name it and Sam Pa’e Jr. has done it – and he’s done it well. Pa’e is a...

Steve Murray
Hot Air // Doc Shows Arnie Is Still The King
Narrator Tom Selleck begins Golf Channel’s three-part documentary on Arnold Palmer asking a profound question: How do you tell the life story of a person...

Bobby Curran
Curran Events // Trying To Live Up To Expectations
A quick look around the country gives rise to the conclu sion that in sports expectations are everything. There are rumors around the NBA that...

Bob Hogue
Keeping Score // A Record Hitting Streak At HPU
The hits kept falling in like clockwork: Hit. Hit. Hit. Hit. Hit. Hit. Hit. Hit. Hit. Hit – 10 straight games – and they just...

Yu Shing Ting
On the Move // Marking 50 Years Of Water Safety
As part of its mission to save lives, American Red Cross offers its 50th annual Free Summer Swim program for children and adults every Saturday...

Yu Shing Ting
On the Move // New UH Student Fitness Center Opens
There’s a new building on the University of Hawaii at Manoa cam pus designed to help its students, faculty and staff be more active and...

Steve Murray
Hot Air // Youth Carry Wings Into Postseason
The Detroit Red Wings like experience. For the past decade, the Original Six member rode the collective skill of veteran players to maintain its status...

Bob Hogue
Keeping Score // Fans And Their Favorite Jersey Numbers
If you’ve ever been an athlete or if you’re an avid sports fan, you certainly have a favorite number. Mine always has been No. 53...

Ron Mizutani
Currents // Hawaii’s Surfing Congresswoman
Somewhere in between House Armed Services Committee meetings on Capitol Hill and talk-story sessions in Kona, U.S. Rep. Tulsi Gabbard makes time for something most...

Bobby Curran
Curran Events // Pro Bowl Remains Good Investment
The announcement last week that the Pro Bowl will skip Hawaii in 2015 and return for 2016 has sparked renewed debate about the value of...

Bob Hogue
Keeping Score // A Rich Sports Legacy At BYU-Hawaii
Ken Wagner has been to virtually every NCAA men’s basketball Final Four since 1979, and he was there again this past weekend in Texas. As...

Bobby Curran
Curran Events // Nicklaus Record A Long Shot For Tiger
When Tiger Woods announced that he’d had surgery on a pinched nerve in his back, making him miss this week’s Masters for the first time...


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