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Ron Mizutani
Currents // The Surfboard Graveyard Swap Meet
Old surfboards never die, they simply find new life in deserving new hands. That is the idea behind the “Surfboard Graveyard Swap Meet,” one of...

Bobby Curran
Curran Events // A College Players Union Rattles NCAA
Last week’s decision by the National Labor Relations Board that Northwestern University football players are employees and can unionize is sending shockwaves through the college...

Steve Murray
Hot Air // NLRB Ruling A Blow To NCAA Hypocrisy
Former NCAA head Walter Byers invented the term “student-athlete” in the 1950s to protect Fort Lewis A&M University from a lawsuit brought by the wife...

Bob Hogue
Keeping Score // Wyatt, Enterprise And The Silverswords
If you’ve been one of the thousands of fans of March Madness and the NCAA Basketball Tournament, you’ve no doubt seen the Enterprise college spirit...

Yu Shing Ting
On the Move // The Next Step For Jiu Jitsu In Hawaii
Romolo Barros, who founded the Hawaii Triple Crown of Brazilian Jiu Jitsu, believes jiu-jitsu has made him a better person. He was born and raised...

Bob Hogue
Keeping Score // New UH Football Stadium Site Ideas
I was mildly amused and yet somewhat fascinated by the recent news article and immediate uproar about the University of Hawaii asking for funding for...

Steve Murray
Hot Air // Akana Case Is Anything But Nothing
If UH assistant basketball coach Brandyn Akana did what has been alleged – that he purposely added incorrect information to an immigration form to get...

Ron Mizutani
Currents // A New ‘Voice Of The Sea’ On TV
Kanesa Duncan Seraphin has been a strong voice of the sea for much of her adult life. The world paddleboard champion has spent thousands of...

Bobby Curran
Curran Events // Buffett And Bracket Bragging Rights
Chances are extraordinarily good that, as you read this, Warren Buffett’s billion-dollar offer to anyone who has all 67 games correct in the NCAA tournament...

Yu Shing Ting
On the Move // Vacationing The Healthy Way
Last Thursday, Moana Surfrider, A Westin Resort & Spa in Waikiki took part in the global launch of the Westin Well-being Movement, a $15-million campaign...

Ron Mizutani
Currents // The ‘Life Without Limbs’ Anti-bullying Campaign
Nicholas James “Nick” Vujicic had every reason to ask why. “I never wanted to be a burden on my parents because they loved me so...

Bobby Curran
Curran Events // The Lucrative NFL Business Model
Once again the NFL has demonstrated that it has the best business model in all of professional sports. Not only is the NFL America’s most...

Bob Hogue
Keeping Score // ‘Endless Summer’ At Salt Creek Beach
Howell Noble of Wahiawa is a Facebook friend of mine. Like me, Howell enjoys posting scenic photos on his page or commenting on others. When...

Yu Shing Ting
On the Move // Lifesaving AEDs Right On Campus
On Feb. 12, 2014, Louise Inafuku was in the athletic training room at Iolani School when one of the school’s baseball players ran in and...

Steve Murray
Hot Air // Rookie’s Confidence Big For PGA Tour
Patrick Reed is exactly what the PGA needs. We’ve seen his type before – young, talented and brimming with confidence. The list today is largely...

Bobby Curran
Curran Events // UH Hoops Up For Big West Tourney
One of the ironies in modern-day college basketball is that postseason conference tournaments are much more dramatic and fun to watch in the lesser conferences...

Yu Shing Ting
On the Move // Living A Life Full Of Good Cheer
For 22-year-old Savannah Wolfe of Waipahu, family always comes first. So, after graduating from University of Oregon in 2013 and then staying on as an...

Ron Mizutani
Currents // A Pueo Sighting In Russia, And Many More To Come
Believe it or not, there’s been a pueo sighting in Russia. It was seen gliding swiftly on the surface of a calm body of water,...

Steve Murray
Hot Air // Getting A Leg Up On Man Cred
As I lay anxiously awaiting the siren call of surgery, I came upon a universal truth: Injuries can give a guy some serious man cred....

Bob Hogue
Keeping Score // An HPU Tennis Twist Of Fate
Adecade ago, Hendrik Bode (his last name is pronounced Boh-dee) was one of the top young German tennis players and appeared to be on his...

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