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Ron Mizutani
Currents // Making Aka Proud In Boston Regatta
While thousands of Hawaii canoe paddlers were preparing for this year’s state championships at Keehi Lagoon, a group of paddlers was competing in its own...

MidWeek Staff
Sports Animals // Prep Game Of The Week – 8/13/14
FOOTBALL KAPOLEI vs. KAHUKU AUG. 15, 2014, 8:30 P.M. @ KAHUKU HIGH SCHOOL Chris There’s a lot to like about this year’s Kapolei team. The...

Bob Hogue
Keeping Score // Coach Taylor’s Excellent Summer
It’s been quite a busy summer for Mike Taylor. The veteran basketball coach, who was an assistant to Kevin Velasco on Punahou’s state championship girls...

Bob Hogue
Keeping Score // Former Hoopster Still Competing
I feel like I watched Elyse Umeda grow up on the court. From Kalakaua club basketball to Punahou’s undefeated state championship team in her high...

Ron Mizutani
Currents // Fish Fry Funds College Scholarships
The smell of fried fish recently filled the air in Windward Oahu for what’s quietly become an annual tradition in Kailua. “Yes, it’s that time...

Bob Hogue
Keeping Score // A Summer Look At Amazing Athletes
It’s always fun each summer to follow up on how some of our previously featured athletes are doing. Many athletes head off to tournaments and...

Ron Mizutani
Currents // A Teacher’s Arctic Summer Blast
It is often one of the first questions and assignments given to students when they return to school each fall: “What did you do on...

Yu Shing Ting
On the Move // Run Benefits Japan Tsunami Kids
I can still remember watching live on TV the March 11, 2011, tsunami in Japan. The endless wave of water swept across the land, lifting...

Bob Hogue
Keeping Score // Hiking In The Rocky Mountains
What do Hawaii and Breckenridge, Colo., have in common? Both are former kingdoms. Of course, you know about the Kingdom of Hawaii. But a Kingdom...

Yu Shing Ting
On the Move // An All-around Summer Beach Workout
One of my favorite summer activities is going to the beach with my kids, and digging a large kiddie-pool-size hole in the sand for them...

Ron Mizutani
Currents // Carissa’s Excellent Summer Rolls On
Please Don’t Pinch Carissa Moore. She’s living a dream right now and would like nothing more than to continue this endless summer of success and...

Yu Shing Ting
On the Move // Staying Active
I joined MidWeek in February 2001. At that time, I was a recent journalism graduate from UH, single, working multiple jobs in retail, volunteering with...

Ron Mizutani
Currents // From Cover Boy To ‘MW’ Columnist
Dear MidWeek ohana: In June of 1997, I received an unexpected phone call from editor Don Chapman. It was a call I’ll never forget. “Ron,...

Bob Hogue
Keeping Score // 26 Years Of Meeting Good Sports
I’m thrilled to say Happy 30th Birthday to MidWeek. I’m especially humbled to think that I’ve been writing for this great publication for 26 of...

Ron Mizutani
Currents // Rowing For Feathered Friends
Have you ever been so passionate about a cause that you were willing to lay everythingon the line? And I mean everything: your time, your...

Yu Shing Ting
On the Move // Free Yoga In Waikiki
Last Wednesday, I took part in a free weekly yoga class on the lawn at Waikiki Beach Walk on Lewers Street and experienced the best...

Bob Hogue
Keeping Score // Much More Than A Great Athlete
Shawna-Lei Kuehu has had a remarkable run the last few months. In March, the University of Hawaii women’s basketball team co-captain helped lead the Rainbow...

Yu Shing Ting
On the Move // What’s On Michelle Wie’s Legs
Whether or not you’re a golf fan, you probably have seen pictures of Michelle Wie winning the U.S. Women’s Open golf tournament last weekend in...

Ron Mizutani
Currents // ‘Moore’ Surfing Talent On The Way
A message to the rest of the surfing world: There’s a lot “Moore” talent coming out of Hawaii these days, and the future is looking...

Bob Hogue
Keeping Score // Like Father, Like Son: Sports Fun
Carlos Anderson couldn’t be more excited this summer. The former two-sport star at University of Hawaii says his 14-year-old son Caleb has just been promoted...


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