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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...

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...

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