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JAMM AQUINO / 2016
                                UH’s Noah Allen threw down a dunk against Illinois State during the Diamond Head Classic in December. After a slow start to the conference season, Allen, UH’s lone senior, leads the Big West Conference in scoring at 18.5 points per game.

Noah Allen speaks softly but carries a soft touch

JAMM AQUINO / 2016
                                UH’s Noah Allen threw down a dunk against Illinois State during the Diamond Head Classic in December. After a slow start to the conference season, Allen, UH’s lone senior, leads the Big West Conference in scoring at 18.5 points per game.

Updated on  February 23, 2017 at 11:56 pm
Noah Allen spoke. Reporters, as if hanging on his every word, inched closer. One or two adjusted the volume settings on their recording devices. Inevitable background noise was cause for alarm; Allen would be that much harder to pick up upon replay. Read More
CINDY ELLEN RUSSELL / CRUSSELL@STARADVERTISER.COM
                                Hawaii shortstop Dustin Demeter waited for a throw as San Francisco’s Brady Bate slid into second in the seventh inning. Bate was called safe.

Hawaii stumbles in 11-inning loss to San Francisco

CINDY ELLEN RUSSELL / CRUSSELL@STARADVERTISER.COM
                                Hawaii shortstop Dustin Demeter waited for a throw as San Francisco’s Brady Bate slid into second in the seventh inning. Bate was called safe.

Updated on  February 24, 2017 at 12:54 am
In the chill of the night, San Francisco warmed up at the right time for a 3-1 victory over Hawaii at Les Murakami Stadium on Thursday. Read More
STAR-ADVERTISER / 2016
                                UH’s Brett Rosenmeier has started five of the past seven matches and recorded two double-double performances. His steady, all-around game has kept him in the lineup.

Rosenmeier is getting noticed for his on-court play

STAR-ADVERTISER / 2016
                                UH’s Brett Rosenmeier has started five of the past seven matches and recorded two double-double performances. His steady, all-around game has kept him in the lineup.

Updated on  February 23, 2017 at 10:54 pm
Never underestimate the power of Rainbow Wahine volleyball as a recruiting tool. That magic has led to many a recruit committing to play for Hawaii, and not just for the women’s program. Read More

Salanoa’s shooting helps UH break out of slump

Hawaii sophomore Leah Salanoa hit a career-high six 3-pointers and the Rainbow Wahine basketball team broke out of its February slump with a 73-60 win over UC Irvine on Thursday at the Bren Events Center in Irvine, Calif. Read More
Updated on  February 23, 2017 at 10:49 pm
DENNIS ODA / DODA@STARADVERTISER.COM
                                Pearl City catcher Kaleb Nishijo tagged out Waipahu’s Eric Lee as he tried to score in the first inning.

Okada shows his stuff in Pearl City victory

DENNIS ODA / DODA@STARADVERTISER.COM
                                Pearl City catcher Kaleb Nishijo tagged out Waipahu’s Eric Lee as he tried to score in the first inning.

Updated on  February 23, 2017 at 10:45 pm
Carson Okada went the distance and Christian Pacrem went 3-for-3 as No. 8 Pearl City rallied past Waipahu 6-2 in the Oahu Interscholastic Association West opener for both teams at the Chargers field. Read More

Freshman fans 10 to lift No. 5 Oregon past Hawaii, 8-2

Fifth-ranked Oregon put the pressure on early and never relented in an 8-2 win over the University of Hawaii softball team on Thursday in the opening game of the Bank of Hawaii Invitational. Read More
Updated on  February 23, 2017 at 10:46 pm
 
ASSOCIATED PRESS / OCT. 2015
                                Brian Viloria, left, battled Roman Gonzalez in a WBC flyweight title bout at Madison Square Garden in New York. Gonzalez won by TKO in the ninth round.

Viloria takes another shot at a title

ASSOCIATED PRESS / OCT. 2015
                                Brian Viloria, left, battled Roman Gonzalez in a WBC flyweight title bout at Madison Square Garden in New York. Gonzalez won by TKO in the ninth round.

Updated on  February 23, 2017 at 12:41 am
Sooner or later it figured Brian Viloria might return to the ring, but who knew it would be where Akebono, Konishiki and Musashimaru won championships? Read More
JAMM AQUINO / JAQUINO@STARADVERTISER.COM
                                “We’re looking forward to getting back out and competing,” said Hawaii men’s volleyball coach Charlie Wade. “Pepperdine is good, Obviously, they’re still searching for a lineup. They have a lot of options so that makes it more difficult to prepare for them.”

’Bows ready to rumble at home against No.10 Pepperdine

JAMM AQUINO / JAQUINO@STARADVERTISER.COM
                                “We’re looking forward to getting back out and competing,” said Hawaii men’s volleyball coach Charlie Wade. “Pepperdine is good, Obviously, they’re still searching for a lineup. They have a lot of options so that makes it more difficult to prepare for them.”

Updated on  February 22, 2017 at 10:49 pm
As good as Pepperdine is in blocking, Hawaii is better. The Warriors lead the country and the MPSF at 2.68 bps. Read More
 
DARRYL OUMI / SPECIAL TO THE STAR-ADVERTISER
                                UH’s Dylan Vchulek used “Mr. Reliable” to catch and make an out against NC State.

‘Mr. Reliable’ always on hand for UH’s Vchulek

DARRYL OUMI / SPECIAL TO THE STAR-ADVERTISER
                                UH’s Dylan Vchulek used “Mr. Reliable” to catch and make an out against NC State.

Updated on  February 22, 2017 at 10:33 pm
“Mr. Reliable” and the University of Hawaii baseball player known as “Smile” have been best friends for more than eight years. Read More
DENNIS ODA / DODA@STARADVERTISER.COM
                                Kaiser’s Kainoa Craig dove for a fly ball in the bottom of the sixth inning, but he couldn’t come up with it.

Kailua outlasts Kaiser in opener

DENNIS ODA / DODA@STARADVERTISER.COM
                                Kaiser’s Kainoa Craig dove for a fly ball in the bottom of the sixth inning, but he couldn’t come up with it.

Updated on  February 22, 2017 at 10:30 pm
Two scrappers went at it in Kailua on Wednesday and the host Surfriders survived with a 2-1 Oahu Interscholastic Association East season-opening baseball victory over Kaiser. Read More
JAMM AQUINO / 2016 
                                Julissa Tago is transitioning to point, where she played in high school.

Freshman Tago developing her game at the point for this season and next

JAMM AQUINO / 2016 
                                Julissa Tago is transitioning to point, where she played in high school.

Updated on  February 22, 2017 at 9:51 pm
Even with just three games left in the regular season, there’s still time for Hawaii freshman Julissa Tago to expand her role with the Rainbow Wahine basketball team. Read More
UNIVERSITY OF HAWAII PHOTO
                                Danielle Garcielita boasts a team-high .478 batting average and .556 on-base percentage as UH’s leadoff hitter.

UH’s Garcielita has become an instant hit in softball

UNIVERSITY OF HAWAII PHOTO
                                Danielle Garcielita boasts a team-high .478 batting average and .556 on-base percentage as UH’s leadoff hitter.

Updated on  February 23, 2017 at 12:47 am
Right from the start, Danielle Garcielita set a lively pace to her University of Hawaii softball career. Read More
COURTESTY HONMA FAMILY
                                Short Honma, left, received the Hawaii Golf Course Superintendents Association Lifetime Achievement Award at this year’s Ho‘olaulea Hawaii Golf Awards Ceremony. His son Mike, right, was honored as Superintendent of the Year for his work at Turtle Bay Resort.

Father and son honored by Hawaii Golf Course Superintendents Association

COURTESTY HONMA FAMILY
                                Short Honma, left, received the Hawaii Golf Course Superintendents Association Lifetime Achievement Award at this year’s Ho‘olaulea Hawaii Golf Awards Ceremony. His son Mike, right, was honored as Superintendent of the Year for his work at Turtle Bay Resort.

Updated on  February 23, 2017 at 12:56 am
Hawaii Golf Course Superintendents Association members vote for their superintendent of the year. The HGCSA board chooses its lifetime achievement award winner. Read More
COURTESY PIXABAY
                                Kevin Ralbovsky, Hawaii’s No. 1 teacher in Golf Digest’s 2015-16 ranking, will hold the lesson at his KMR School of Golf Teaching Deck at Ko‘olau Golf Club.

Ralbovsky offering group lesson

COURTESY PIXABAY
                                Kevin Ralbovsky, Hawaii’s No. 1 teacher in Golf Digest’s 2015-16 ranking, will hold the lesson at his KMR School of Golf Teaching Deck at Ko‘olau Golf Club.

Updated on  February 22, 2017 at 7:12 pm
Hawaii’s No. 1 teacher in Golf Digest’s 2015-16 ranking, will hold the lesson at his KMR School of Golf Teaching Deck at Ko‘olau Golf Club. Read More
DARRYL OUMI / SPECIAL TO THE STAR-ADVERTISER 
                                UH’s Neil Uskali delivered a pitch in the first inning against NC State at Les Murakami Stadium on Sunday. Hawaii lost the series rubber match 8-1.

Trapasso looks for another starter for this weekend’s series

DARRYL OUMI / SPECIAL TO THE STAR-ADVERTISER 
                                UH’s Neil Uskali delivered a pitch in the first inning against NC State at Les Murakami Stadium on Sunday. Hawaii lost the series rubber match 8-1.

Updated on  February 21, 2017 at 11:07 pm
Choosing the University of Hawaii baseball team’s starting-pitching rotation can be as easy as 1-2-3. Read More
STAR-ADVERTISER / OCT. 1995
                                New Rainbow Wahine volleyball coach Robyn Ah Mow starred under Dave Shoji.

Ah Mow-Santos can thank Shoji for her storybook life

STAR-ADVERTISER / OCT. 1995
                                New Rainbow Wahine volleyball coach Robyn Ah Mow starred under Dave Shoji.

Updated on  February 21, 2017 at 10:59 pm
So far, I love the hiring of Robyn Ah Mow-Santos as Dave Shoji’s successor mainly because I love a good story. Read More
COURTESY KELLEY L. COX
                                Cal State East Bay Pioneers forward Micah Dunhour (11) said he hopes to continue to play professional basketball overseas.

Former Hawaii standout makes the most of a much-needed timeout

COURTESY KELLEY L. COX
                                Cal State East Bay Pioneers forward Micah Dunhour (11) said he hopes to continue to play professional basketball overseas.

Updated on  February 22, 2017 at 4:04 pm
Micah Dunhour hopes to continue playing professionally overseas and says it wouldn’t be possible without facing the adversity of nearly having his basketball career taken away from him. Read More

Sharks remain eighth in D-II poll

The Hawaii Pacific men’s basketball team stayed at eighth in the latest NABC Division II poll on Tuesday. Read More
Updated on  February 21, 2017 at 10:23 pm
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Terukina qualifies for nationals

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Menlo (Calif.) College freshman Blaysen Terukina, a 2016 Kamehameha alumnus, went 3-0 with three consecutive decisions to win the NAIA West Regional title at 133 pounds on Sunday to qualify for the NAIA National Championships. Read More
COURTESY PHOTO
                                Tsuha ends her college career as the school record-holder in three freestyle events and four relay events.

Tsuha caps memorable college swim career

COURTESY PHOTO
                                Tsuha ends her college career as the school record-holder in three freestyle events and four relay events.
Grinnell (Iowa) College senior Beth Tsuha, a 2013 Hilo High alumna, capped her college career as the 2017 Midwest Conference women’s swimmer of the year. Read More

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