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Warriors fizzle in explosive play production

Some commentators would have you believe that the University of Hawaii football team outgaining the two teams it lost to amounts to a head-shaking anomaly. Read More

Much stays the same in mild mild West Division


Updated on  September 17, 2017 at 11:07 pm
Ten months after the University of Hawaii football team played its last Mountain West Conference game, guess what’s changed as the Rainbow Warriors prepare to start a new conference season? Read More

UH deal with IMG will net millions

The University of Hawaii stands to earn at least $27.7 million over the 10-year life of its new multimedia rights licensing agreement with IMG, according to the deal. Read More

UH can’t overcome its flaws against UCLA’s perfection


Updated on  September 10, 2017 at 12:55 am
Less than three minutes of Saturday’s game, the time it might take to get up, go to the refrigerator, get a snack and sit back down in front of the TV, tells you all you need to know about this one. Read More

Opportunity knocks for UH to showcase talent at UCLA


Updated on  September 9, 2017 at 10:23 am
So, if the ’Bows play well, there can be more than a check awaiting them here at the Rose Bowl today, there also can be an opportunity. Read More

Pac-12 Network another advantage

Amid a leisurely moment watching football on TV with some of his players after meetings the other night, University of Hawaii football coach Nick Rolovich was reminded of the duality of the Pac-12 Network for UH. Read More
Updated on  September 6, 2017 at 12:26 am

UCLA’s Mora moves on

UCLA football coach Jim Mora says he is quickly moving past the Bruins’ school-record comeback victory over Texas A&M and on to Saturday’s game with Hawaii at the Rose Bowl. Read More

UCLA moving on to Hawaii after record comeback

UCLA football coach Jim Mora says he is quickly moving past the Bruins’ school-record comeback victory over Texas A&M and on to Saturday’s game with Hawaii at the Rose Bowl. Read More

Kaulukukui made last UCLA visit memorable


Updated on  September 6, 2017 at 12:22 pm
An unknown University of Hawaii football team was a prohibitive underdog against UCLA in 1935 when fans gathered in the Los Angeles Memorial Coliseum to see Bruins All-Coast halfback Chuck Cheshire put on a show. Read More

Rolo can’t run from UH’s mistakes


Updated on  September 4, 2017 at 10:54 pm
Though the ’Bows are 2-0 to start the season for the first time since 2009 and have won five games in a row for the first time since 2010, Rolovich has a lot more than ball security to remind his team about today. Read More

UH hopes to parlay bigger crowds into cost savings

The University of Hawaii could begin earning “credits” from Aloha Stadium as soon as Saturday’s football home opener if crowds hit certain agreed-upon levels. Read More
Updated on  August 31, 2017 at 10:56 pm

Sanchez battles and wins Colts’ punting spot

When he first set foot on the University of Hawaii campus, Rigo Sanchez had to beat out a veteran place-kicker from the University of Nebraska and assorted punters. Read More

Officials hoping for crowd of 25,000-28,000 for UH opener


Updated on  August 31, 2017 at 1:26 pm
Aloha Stadium officials are hoping for the largest crowd for a University of Hawaii football home opener since 2014 when the Rainbow Warriors play Western Carolina Saturday. Read More

Rainbow Wahine exit top 25 poll

The immediate fallout from the University of Hawaii’s 0-3 start to the Rainbow Wahine volleyball season was a plummet from the American Volleyball Coaches Association poll Monday. Read More

Spectrum has ‘right’ to exclude Hawaiian Tel from Wahine telecasts


Updated on  August 28, 2017 at 1:24 pm
In no longer making telecasts of Rainbow Wahine volleyball available to rival cable operator Hawaiian Telcom, Spectrum maintained it has “every right to differentiate its products and services from its competitors.” Read More

Hawaii volleyball no longer on Telcom


Updated on  August 26, 2017 at 1:28 am
Hawaiian Telcom has been encouraging its subscribers to file complaints with the Federal Communications Commission after it said rival cable operator Spectrum had pulled the plug “at the last minute” on its showing of Rainbow Wahine volleyball matches beginning with Friday night’s opener. Read More

Hawaiian Telcom TV blocked out of Wahine volleyball


Updated on  August 25, 2017 at 4:58 pm
Hawaiian Telcom subscribers will be unable to view tonight’s University of Hawaii Rainbow Wahine volleyball season opener after the cable operator said it was denied access to the matches. Read More

UH hoops needs fewer cupcakes on its schedule

We’ve come to call Arkansas-Pine Bluff by its initials because when a team comes to the Stan Sheriff Center to play the University of Hawaii men’s basketball team for what will be its sixth appearance in eight seasons, you’re pretty much on a by-the-initials familiarity already. Read More

Warriors will return to their winning ways


Updated on  August 23, 2017 at 7:25 pm
He has chased Pokémon on the University of Hawaii campus, delivered a bowl-game victory in his debut season and charmed the Board of Regents, but Nick Rolovich’s real measure of wonder will come this season. Read More

Success of UH, UMass hangs heavily on opening win


Updated on  August 22, 2017 at 6:00 pm
It is just the first of 12 regular-season football games, but for both the University of Hawaii and its adversary, Massachusetts, Saturday’s opener already feels like a whole lot more. Read More