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Steve Murray
Hot Air // Jr.’s Win A Big Win For NASCAR
A six-hour-plus rain delay is no way to start the Great American Race. Television viewers get anxious and drift away. Those in attendance go crazy...

Bob Hogue
Keeping Score // The First Native Football Player
When former Pearl City football player Les Hutchins first saw the list of the inaugural class of the Polynesian Football Hall of Fame, he was...

Ron Mizutani
Currents // Buffalo Brings Back Bodysurfing
One by one, they joined hands and stood along the shoreline at Makaha Beach. The human lei, more than 100 strong, stretched across the white,...

Yu Shing Ting
On the Move // A Day Devoted To Keiki Wellness
To support the many young families in her Kapolei/Makakilo district, state Rep. Sharon Har is hosting a Keiki Wellness Day Saturday, March 15, from 10...

Bobby Curran
Curran Events // Scouts Overdoing The ‘Measurables’
The annual NFL combine in Indianapolis contributes to the endless debate about the proper criteria for evaluating and selecting prospects to play in the league....

Steve Murray
Hot Air // Olympic Hockey A Burden On NHL
The NHL has a problem. Every four years, the league sends its best and most marketable players to compete for Olympic glory. It makes sense....

Bob Hogue
Keeping Score // John Veneri’s Place In Football Trivia
Only a few years ago, my old TV partner and former University of Hawaii football star John Veneri made quite a name for himself with...

Ron Mizutani
Currents // Airing Concerns About Hawaii’s Drones
In this high-tech gadget world we live in, new toys are surfacing at a rate that society may not be able to grasp fully or...

Bobby Curran
Curran Events // A Cold Winter For Russian Hockey
The Olympics present amazing narratives of individuals overcoming tremendous obstacles on their way to peak performances and medal ceremonies. And team accomplishments can rally entire...

Yu Shing Ting
On the Move // The Plunge For Special Olympics
Three years ago, Steven Sullivan and wife Serena decided to do their first marathon. What they never knew was that crossing that finish line would...

Bobby Curran
Curran Events // The Main Thing: Can Sam Play?
As he prepares for the upcoming NFL draft, Missouri defensive end Michael Sam’s announcement that he is gay is the first by an active prospect...

Yu Shing Ting
On the Move // Jumping With A Lot Of Heart
For her senior project, Leilehua High School junior Ella Raguindin wanted to raise awareness of hyper-tension and heart disease, so she decided to organize a...

Ron Mizutani
Currents // Vanina Walsh Is Climbing To The Top
She is diminutive in size, but don’t let her tiny frame fool you. At barely 5 feet tall, 16-year-old Vanina Walsh has no problem dropping...

Steve Murray
Hot Air // Jeter: A Yankee Worthy Of Admiration
By every quantifiable measure, Derek Jeter should be the most hated man on Earth. He lives in a luxury New York high rise (and a...

Bob Hogue
Keeping Score // Basketball Coming Down The Stretch
Down the stretch they come! Racing fans all across the land are familiar with that call of the stretch run of an exciting horse race....

Bobby Curran
Curran Events // Three Themes After The Super Bowl
In the wake of the Seattle Seahawks’ demolition of the Denver Broncos in Super Bowl XLVIII, there are several narrative threads, some of which seem...

Bob Hogue
Keeping Score // Catching Up With Garrett Gabriel
Former Rainbows quarterback Garrett Gabriel always reminds me his first love was basketball, but when it came to naming his sons, you can be assured...

Yu Shing Ting
On the Move // Hitting The Course For The Kids
Former Major League Baseball player and 2004 World Series champion Kevin Millar visited Oahu for the first time last week. He was here for the...

Steve Murray
Hot Air // UH Budget Now A Community Concern
It seems University of Hawaii athletics just can’t catch a break. One day after announcing its 2014 recruiting class – typically a high time for...

Ron Mizutani
Currents // Training UH Box Jellyfish Researchers
Over the past 17 years, University of Hawaii researcher and biochemist Angel Yanagihara literally has spent thousands of hours combing Waikiki’s shoreline in search of...


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