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Bob Hogue
Keeping Score // The Magical UH Spring Of 1979
With the NCAA baseball tournament in full swing and every team working so hard to win and advance, it’s fun to remember the first time...

Steve Murray
Hot Air // Taking A Breather From Hot Air
Sometimes even legends need a break. It can be difficult to say goodbye to the ones you love. Farewells can be emotional, such as when...

Yu Shing Ting
On the Move // The Right Form For Running
While at the gym recently, MidWeek editor Don Chapman noticed some people on the treadmills displaying all different forms of running – from how their...

Bob Hogue
Keeping Score // Trading Coaching Time For Grandpa Time
After 40 years of coaching some of Hawaii’s top up-and-coming swimmers, including the last 10 years as head coach of Aulea Swim Club in Kailua,...

Ron Mizutani
Currents // Grassroots Effort By Friends Of Kewalo
Grassroots efforts: It’s a simple concept, but one that can be very powerful and effective. When executed properly, it can make any corporation, business entity...

Steve Murray
Hot Air // Sam TV Is Wrong Venue For Change
Michael Sam wants to be a football player, no different from any other. Now he is. Seeing the opportunity to cash in on his story,...

Yu Shing Ting
On the Move // Kendama Tourney Aids Kapiolani
Kendamas continue to be a popular activity in Hawaii, with events happening regularly throughout the island. So when 11-year-old Luke Henderson and his 9-year-old brother...

Bob Hogue
Keeping Score // Isle Swimmer Takes On Red River
Kaneohe’s Mike Miller, one of Hawaii’s premier long-distance swimmers, just turned 60 years old. So how’s he going to celebrate? How about swimming in North...

Ron Mizutani
Currents // Learning To Dive Responsibly
I watch with much satisfaction as he meticulously prepares for his dive. He carefully looks over his equipment, making sure everything is sound and safe....

Steve Murray
Hot Air // New Contract May Indicate Good News
University of Hawaii athletics director Ben Jay is in the process of negotiating a contract extension for men’s basketball coach Gib Arnold. Arnold is signed...

Bob Hogue
Keeping Score // Elite Camps For Rising Hoops Stars
How good of a basketball player can your rising hoops star become? Byron Mello thinks he or she can be among the elite. That’s why...

Yu Shing Ting
On the Move // Losing Weight A Pound, Inch At A Time
Thirty-six-year-old Caroline Justo has struggled with her weight throughout her life, and says she was always “one of the bigger girls.” But when the scale...

Ron Mizutani
Currents // Born To Sail On Hokule’a
He moves with confidence as the surging Pacific Ocean rolls beneath Hikianalia. His strong legs are more than seaworthy. It is clear he’s at home...

Bobby Curran
Curran Events // Mariota Tops 2015 Mock Draft Boards
Contemplating the just-completed NFL draft, it was hard not to wonder where former Saint Louis and current Oregon quarterback Marcus Mariota would have gone had...

Bob Hogue
Keeping Score // Shooter Shane Hanson Is Giving Back
In all my years covering local sports, one of the best long-range shooters I ever saw was former Chaminade star Shane Hanson. At various times...

Yu Shing Ting
On the Move // The Sweetest Buzz In Waikiki
Last November, Hyatt Regency Waikiki Beach Resort and Spa welcomed a queen to its property, along with her entourage of workers that have since multiplied...

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...

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