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Rough surf no match for Lanikai

By Kyle Galdeira
Due to the unpredictable summer surf faced by outrigger canoe paddlers in the waters off Waikiki Beach, the Walter J. Macfarlane Regatta is annually classified as an exhibition event.

UH tries to get students back in their seats

By Ferd Lewis
When the University of Hawaii prepared to enact a mandatory athletic fee for students it braced for significant turnouts for football at Aloha Stadium.

Hawaii baseball report

By Sjarif Goldstein
Statistics of players with Hawaii ties in professional baseball through Friday's games:

Galdeira leaves Wazzu to turn pro

By Star-Advertiser staff
Former state basketball player of the year Lia Galdeira will forego her senior season at Washington State and turn pro.

Swimmer Lileikis has all the tools

By Cindy Luis
Sometimes that DNA double helix straightens out to become black lines on the bottom of a swimming pool. That has been the watery path for ‘Aukai Lileikis, one that is a combination of dreams, destiny and desire.

Iosefa eager to impress Buccaneers

By Stephen Tsai
Before the newspaper lands on the driveway each day, former University of Hawaii running back Joey Iosefa is ready for business. "I wake up at 5 every morning," Iosefa said.

Ishii ponders pending sunset on bright career

By Ann Miller Posted 1:44 a.m. HST, Jul 2, 2015
David Ishii was only an In-N-Out burger away from the most discouraging of his four U.S. Senior Open appearances last Friday. Breaking out ID to pay for items purchased at Sacramento's gigantic Haggin Oaks Golf Shop, the cashier asked why he was in town.

Clipping ... On Matautia ... It's all good

By Stephen Tsai
Like most mothers, Shilene Matautia wanted to keep locks of her child's haircut. The memento was 18 inches of hair from University of Hawaii football player Solomon Matautia's first haircut since the fourth grade.

Ching finishes second at TVP Americas tourney

By Star-Advertiser staff
Former Hawaii state high school champion Alex Ching placed second in last week's TVP Americas Championship, a $90,000 tournament played in Cabo San Lucas, Mexico.

Patient Warriors Rasmussen, Hittner earn scholarships

By Stephen Tsai
Defensive tackle Kory Rasmussen faced an uncertain future when he decided to leave the University of Colorado — and a football scholarship — and transfer to the University of Hawaii in August 2013.

Smith steps down at Kalaheo

By Paul Honda
Alika Smith’s era at Kalaheo has come to an end. Smith, who guided the Mustangs to two Division I state titles and a D-II state championship in four seasons, has stepped down as the boys basketball head coach.

Warriors trade dance studio for dormitory living

By Stephen Tsai
The University of Hawaii football team will no longer have a room with an eww. For the first time since 2005, the Rainbow Warriors will live exclusively in an on-campus dormitory during the three weeks of training camp in August.

Wong’s time running out in all-star balloting

By Star-Advertiser staff
St. Louis Cardinals second baseman Kolten Wong has a 1,585,265 vote gap to close before balloting ends Thursday to select the starters for the 2015 Major League Baseball All-Star Game.

Lanikai gets big win over Kailua

By Kyle Galdeira
As the senior men’s crew from Lanikai Canoe Club prepares to vie for a fifth consecutive victory at Saturday’s Walter J. Macfarlane Regatta in Waikiki, the Kailua-based team put its winning strategy in motion a week early.

Gouveia following in father’s football footsteps

By Stephen Tsai
Thirty-three years after one of the program’s biggest recruiting blunders, the University of Hawaii football team has made amends in triplicate.

UH's Hitchcock will get international experience

By Jason Kaneshiro
A chance meeting turned into an unexpected opportunity to pitch at the international level for Brittany Hitchcock.

Warriors add size, depth to D-line

By Stephen Tsai
The University of Hawaii football team filled a big need in a big way, securing a commitment from a 6-foot-2, 320-pound nose tackle.

Hawaii Baseball Report

By Sjarif Goldstein
Statistics of players with Hawaii ties in professional baseball through Friday's games:

UH's NCAA hearing moved to Sept. 10

By Ferd Lewis
The NCAA has rescheduled for September a hearing into allegations of rules violations against the University of Hawaii men's basketball program and former coach Gib Arnold after amending three of the charges, parties said.

Mariota has opportunity to capture ESPY award

By Star-Advertiser staff
Heisman Trophy winner Marcus Mariota has an opportunity to add to his trophy case as a nominee for ESPN's Best Male College Athlete in the ESPY awards.

The road to Augusta is ahead for Terada

By Ann Miller Posted 1:30 a.m. HST, Jun 25, 2015
Hearing the words "Drive, Chip and Putt" probably isn't enough to seize the attention of most golfers between the ages of 7 and 15. Hearing "The Masters" at Augusta catches them every time.

Under Armour joining UH for men's basketball

By Brian McInnis
The Hawaii men's basketball team is expected to switch from its longstanding shoes and apparel provider, Adidas, to Under Armour prior to the 2015-16 season.

Hawaii players headed to Adams Championship

By Star-Advertiser staff
Kapolei's Alanis Sakuma ran away with medalist honors in the Girls 15-18 division and will represent Hawaii next month at the Adams Golf Championship, in East Lansing, Mich.

Isle grad racks up the wins in wheelchair tennis

By Ann Miller
Hawaii’s Shelby Baron took out the second and third seeds, then rallied past Canada’s Yuka Chokyu in the final to win the 15th annual Jana Hunsaker Memorial ITF Wheelchair Tennis Tournament at Flushing, N.Y.

UH’s Destiny King will play for American Samoa at Pacific Games

By Cindy Luis
It’s a trip of a lifetime, one that will connect Destiny King with her Pacific Island roots when she plays for American Samoa in next month’s XV Pacific Games in Papua New Guinea.

Ganot’s understudy becomes household name in NBA Finals

By Brian McInnis
Weeks after a stopover in the city of Cleveland, the chants of “Delly! Delly!” still ring in the ears of Eran Ganot. The novelty of the Hawaii coach seeing — and hearing — one of his favorite understudies become a national household name on the biggest of hoops stages hasn’t worn off just yet.

Moku Sanborn serves the club his parents founded

By Kyle Galdeira
While he excelled on the football field as a student-athlete at Leilehua, Moku Sanborn knew that his competitive future resided in an outrigger canoe. As Sanborn and his teammates helped the Mules claim the 1984 Prep Bowl, the defensive back was also succeeding on the water.

Pa‘a Pono Miloli‘i overcomes adversity

By Kyle Galdeira
Just three days after the prized koa canoe they were to race with was demolished in a vehicle collision, Pa‘a Pono Miloli‘i — a small club representing a South Kona fishing village — still came up golden in Saturday’s Kailana Regatta in Hilo Bay.

Kolten Wong could head to All-Star game

By Jon Marks Posted 1:30 a.m. HST, Jun 21, 2015
Kolten Wong knows he's already beaten the odds. When you're a 5-foot-9 (maybe) former catcher from a remote place like Hilo, the major leagues aren't supposed to be your landing spot.

Hawaii fires back at Arnold's claims

By Ferd Lewis
In a strongly worded rebuttal, the University of Hawaii challenged former basketball coach Gib Arnold's "counter allegations of wrongdoing against the university" and claims of mitigating factors in reply to the charges leveled against him by the NCAA.

Ganot adds Australian connection

By Brian McInnis
The Hawaii basketball team has its first Australian connection of the Eran Ganot era. Jack Purchase, a 6-foot-8 Auburn transfer with a shooting touch, is expected to be officially announced by UH on Sunday as the latest addition to the team.

Mariota still working on contract

By Ferd Lewis
Marcus Mariota is the only first-round pick from this year's NFL Draft without a contract, and the Tennessee Titans' general manager held out the possibility the quarterback might miss some training camp time.

Forfeit gives Han match play title

By Star-Advertiser staff
Mira Han was awarded the Hawaii State Women's Golf Association Match Play Championship on Friday when her opponent pulled out of the final.

Mariota even getting shout-outs from Mick Jagger

By Ferd Lewis
The Tennessee Titans wound up minicamp Thursday and rookie quarterback Marcus Mariota had a shout-out from Mick Jagger and a glowing testimonial from head coach Ken Whisenhunt to show for it.

Twins have faith in Suzuki

By Steve Hunt Posted 1:30 a.m. HST, Jun 19, 2015
Last season, his first with the Minnesota Twins, couldn't have gone much better for Kurt Suzuki. Not only did he lead all American League catchers with a .288 batting average and 34 doubles, he also earned his first trip to the All-Star Game, which was held at Target Field in downtown Minneapolis.

Tar Heels will visit in 2016

By Brian McInnis
North Carolina is coming back. The Hawaii basketball team announced Thursday that it will host the Tar Heels in a Nov. 16, 2016, game at the Stan Sheriff Center before Carolina plays in the Maui Invitational.

New look for state match play

By Ann Miller Posted 1:30 a.m. HST, Jun 18, 2015
This major shift in the current landscape of Hawaii women's golf did not start when 13-year-old Michelle Wie won the 2002 Hawaii State Open by 13 shots or after Cassy Isagawa's ridiculous round of 62 at the Ka‘anapali Kai Course in last summer's Maui Women's Invitational.

Oda advances at Carnoustie

By Ann Miller Posted 1:30 a.m. HST, Jun 18, 2015
Moanalua graduate John Oda lost three of the first five holes, but rallied to win his opening round match at the 120th British Amateur Championship in Scotland on Wednesday.

UH, Arnold file second replies to NCAA infractions panel

By Ferd Lewis
The University of Hawaii and former men’s basketball coach Gib Arnold have sent supplemental materials to the NCAA in support of their rival positions for next month’s infractions hearing.

’Bows drop LVI games for welfare of players

By Brian McInnis
The Hawaii men’s basketball team is withdrawing from the 2015 Las Vegas Invitational in order to beef up its home schedule and reduce missed class time for its players.

Jenkins named Ambassador of Aloha

By Cindy Luis
Surrounded by the Pacific Ocean, it is hard for anyone growing up in Hawaii not to feel a connection to the water. It is a source of healing, of recreation and of sustenance.

Renewed Kai Oni keeps legacy alive

By Kyle Galdeira
More than 60 years after its formation, Kai Oni Canoe Club is enjoying a rebirth of sorts — the second such renaissance in a decade — as the club navigates the two currents found in Kailua Bay that, while sometimes rough, end up pushing the club forward.

Board of Regents will conduct review of athletics funding

By Ferd Lewis
After six years, Chuck Gee steps down at the end of this month as one of the longest serving members of the University of Hawaii Board of Regents.

Ota wins Manoa Cup

By Jason Kaneshiro
Two adjustments —one before opening Manoa Cup play and another between rounds Saturday — put Tyler Ota on the path to a rewarding plunge into the Oahu Country Club pool.

Oda would love to follow in mentor Ishii's path

By Ann Miller Posted 1:30 a.m. HST, Jun 14, 2015
David Ishii has a few words of wisdom for John Oda when he tees it up in the 120th British Amateur Championship on Monday at Carnoustie Golf Links and Panmure Golf Club in Scotland.

2 rounds to glory in the Manoa Cup

By Jason Kaneshiro
Even after his chip traversed some 40 feet across Oahu Country Club's 16th green and disappeared into the cup, Tyler Ota wouldn't allow his thoughts to drift ahead to playing in his first Manoa Cup final.

JC kicker will join Warriors

By Stephen Tsai
Even in the womb, as the story goes, Rigoberto "Rigo" Sanchez often was kicking. "I've always been a kicker," said Sanchez, who will join the University of Hawaii football team this summer. "There are pictures and videos of me kicking the ball as a little kid."

Dispute between UH, Arnold could drag on a while, lawyers say

By Ferd Lewis and Brian McInnis Posted 1:30 a.m. HST, Jun 12, 2015
It could be four months to a year — or more — before there is a resolution in the increasingly heated battle between the University of Hawaii and its former men's basketball coach, Gib Arnold, attorneys say.

Byrer to represent country club in Manoa Cup quarterfinals

By Jason Kaneshiro
Although he's a member of Oahu Country Club and an annual Manoa Cup entrant, Chris Byrer will find himself in new territory when he tees off Friday morning.

Sibling swimmers prepare to defend their titles

By Cindy Luis
The black lines at the bottom of swimming pools lead only from touch panel to touch panel, keeping swimmers in their respective lanes during races and, of course, during those endless training laps.

Brewster, Torres-Costa will leave for the pros

By Billy Hull
Hawaii pitchers L.J. Brewster and Quintin Torres-Costa both confirmed Thursday that they will sign professionally and forgo their remaining eligibility with the University of Hawaii.

After ADs vote them in, softball regionals are put on hold

By Nick Abramo
Softball regionals will have to wait a year, the Hawaii High School Athletic Association executive board decided at its meeting Thursday at the Hilton Waikoloa Village.

Hawaii will kick off season against Pac-12 powerhouses

By Brian McInnis
Every year, coach Michele Nagamine wants to open the Hawaii soccer season with a bang. Her 18-game 2015 schedule is no exception. UH opens against Pac-12 powerhouses Stanford and Cal in the Outrigger Resorts Soccer Classic at Waipio Peninsula Soccer Stadium on Aug. 21 and 23.

UH sues former hoops coach over bill for team's hotel stay

By Ferd Lewis
The University of Hawaii filed a lawsuit against Gib Arnold on Wednesday, the latest move in an acrimonious eight-month battle between the school and its former men's basketball coach.

7 players with local ties selected to MLB

By Billy Hull
Three University of Hawaii pitchers heard their names called on the final day of the 2015 Major League Baseball First-Year Player Draft on Wednesday.

Leong edges Lee, advances at Manoa Cup

By Jason Kaneshiro
Aiko Leong was a bit surprised to see her name in the Manoa Cup bracket Monday afternoon. Two wins later, the Punahou senior-to-be now shares a place with Buffanblu alum Alina Ching in the tournament's storied history.

Warriors sign JC tight end

By Stephen Tsai
Seeking efficiency for its offense, the University of Hawaii football team added a hybrid player. Davasyia Hagger of Orange Coast (Calif.) College said he has accepted a scholarship from the Warriors.

HHSAA softball regionals become reality at HIADA

By Nick Abramo
Softball regionals are a reality for 2016. The Hawaii Interscholastic Athletic Directors Association approved a proposal Wednesday at the Hilton Waikoloa Village to use the regional format for the Hawaii High School Athletic Association's softball state tournament on a trial basis.

UH sues former hoops coach over bill for team’s hotel stay

By Ferd Lewis
The University of Hawaii filed a lawsuit against Gib Arnold on Wednesday, the latest move in an acrimonious eight-month battle between the school and its former men’s basketball coach.

No Hawaii pros advance in U.S. Open sectionals

Posted 1:30 a.m. HST, Jun 11, 2015
You will see Luke Donald, Ryo Ishikawa, Retief Goosen and Tony Finau at the 115th U.S. Open, June 18-21 at Chambers Bay, Wash. You won't see anyone from Hawaii.

Arnold said to be rounding up allies

By Ferd Lewis and Brian McInnis Posted 1:30 a.m. HST, Jun 10, 2015
Former University of Hawaii men’s basketball coach Gib Arnold is said to have contacted more than two dozen players and others seeking testimony on his behalf in the battle with the school over blame in the contentious NCAA infractions case.

Kahaloa, Tom taken in the fifth round

By Billy Hull
Exactly one month after celebrating a state baseball title, Ian Kahaloa realized his professional dream. The recent Campbell High graduate was selected in the fifth round of the 2015 Major League First-Year Player Draft by the Cincinnati Reds on Tuesday as the No. 145 overall pick.

Nakatsukasa holds his own at Manoa

By Jason Kaneshiro
Barely rising above the handle of his push cart, Go Nakatsukasa gamely trudged up the steep incline toward Oahu Country Club’s 10th green. Isaac Jaffurs paused on the climb to give his 11-year-old opponent a hand pulling the cart to his ball in the fairway.

Future of Hawaii state regional formats hinges on HIADA talks

By Nick Abramo
The future of regional state tournament formats is being discussed at the 55th annual Hawaii Interscholastic Athletic Directors Association conference this week at the Hilton Waikoloa Village.

‘The Boz’ shares his story with HIADA attendees

By Nick Abramo
Brian Bosworth was an electric football player with a flamboyant personality and a colorful haircut to match. The emphasis of the last sentence is on “was.”

Langlois has her game plan for the NCAA Track and Field Championships

By Stanley Lee
Alex Porlier Langlois has a tendency to overthink and overanalyze. For the biggest meet of the season, the Hawaii junior's approach for the NCAA Track and Field Championships is less cerebral, much more simplistic.

Samiere, Ngan, Lu are Manoa medalists

By Jason Kaneshiro
Fresh off of an appearance in the NCAA championship, PJ Samiere got his summer off to a hot start on Monday. A week after completing his freshman season at San Diego State, Samiere birdied three of his first four holes and tied for medalist honors in stroke-play.

Kahaloa top MLB Draft prospect from Hawaii

By Billy Hull and Nick Abramo Posted 1:30 a.m. HST, Jun 8, 2015
Just days before his life could change forever, Ian Kahaloa is keeping it pretty simple. “It is exciting, but I haven’t thought about it too much,” the recent Campbell High graduate said on the phone Friday. “I’ve been hitting the gym a lot.”

Healani carries on Paiaina tradition

By Kyle Galdeira
As the outrigger canoe paddling season shifts into full gear, paddlers and coaches representing one of the sport’s original teams used the “opening day” festivities as a way to focus on family.

Like the 12 honorees, featured speaker Weems has great back story

By Star-Advertiser staff
Over 32 years, some 384 student-athletes have celebrated induction into the Hawaii High School Athletic Association Hall of Honor, each with a story behind the accomplishment.

China turns the tables on Team USA

By Cindy Luis
The lights went out at the Stan Sheriff Center about 90 minutes before the start of Saturday night's USA Volleyball Cup. They never quite came back on for Team USA.

Punahou's Ma'a named Player of the Year

By Paul Honda
Beyond the spectacular statistics, Micah Ma‘a did more than pound the rock for the state's best boys volleyball team. The Punahou senior led thoroughly without easing up and without overwhelming.

U.S. volleyball sweeps China

By Cindy Luis
Nine months ago in the Stan Sheriff Center, UCLA senior Karsta Lowe dominated the Outrigger Resorts Volleyball Challenge, putting down 55 kills in three matches en route to the Most Outstanding Player award.

Nomura, Razorbacks 1 win away from CWS

By Star-Advertiser staff and wire reports Posted 1:30 a.m. HST, Jun 6, 2015
Arkansas second baseman Rick Nomura (Punahou ’12) drove in one of 18 runs by the Razorbacks in an 18-4 victory over Missouri State on Friday in Game 1 of a Super Regional series at Baum Stadium in Fayetteville, Ark.

Super Regional berth has Nomura in Hog heaven

By Billy Hull
Arkansas second baseman Rick Nomura called the Stillwater Regional extremely hard to win, and he wasn't just talking about the quality of teams.

Chow cost $137,500 per win

By Ferd Lewis
The University of Hawaii paid football coach Norm Chow an average of $137,500 per victory in 2014. That figure ranked Chow sixth among the 12-member Mountain West Conference schools based upon his annual base salary.

Ping and Brassey pioneered female athletics

By Cindy Luis
Pioneer. Trailblazer. Test case. Guinea pig. By whatever term, the volleyball fates have conspired to reunite several remarkable women at the Stan Sheriff Center for this week's USA Volleyball Cup between the U.S. and China.

Botelho decides to retire as director of the ILH

By Nick Abramo
Leave it to Don Botelho to be answering the ILH office phone and going to meetings late on a work day. Botelho, the ILH executive director who will turn 83 on June 13, is stepping down from the position he's held since 2003, ILH board member Roland Graham confirmed Wednesday.

Tama's out to earn her spot

By Cindy Luis
A year is an eternity in the life of an elite athlete. So many variables come into play when it comes to being able to play.

Ushijima aims to push young'uns in Manoa Cup

By Ann Miller Posted 1:30 a.m. HST, Jun 4, 2015
Sure the Manoa Cup is going a little gray and getting a bit forgetful. Who can remember all the excitement in a remarkable 107-year history?

Arizona State forward will give Hawaii 1 year

By Brian McInnis
Hawaii was prescribed some frontcourt relief in the form of the medically inclined Sai Tummala.

Oda will play in British Amateur

By Ann Miller Posted 1:30 a.m. HST, Jun 4, 2015
Moanalua graduate John Oda will represent the U.S. at the 120th British Amateur Championship, June 15-20 at Carnoustie Golf Links and Panmure Golf Club, in Scotland.

No surprise, Wittek named UH’s No. 1 QB

By Stephen Tsai
In a decision that was widely expected, Max Wittek has been named the University of Hawaii football team’s No. 1 quarterback, the Star-Advertiser has confirmed.

Former UH pitcher Wright stays versatile with Red Sox

By Steve Hunt Posted 1:30 a.m. HST, Jun 1, 2015
No matter whether he's pitching for Boston as a starter or a reliever, all that matters to Steven Wright is he has a major league address. So far in 2015, the 30-year-old University of Hawaii product has made five appearances for the Red Sox.

Roots and culture key at Hui Wa'a

By Kyle Galdeira
With a new name gracing its banner and an infusion of new coaches and paddlers to complement a roster of talented returnees, Haleiwa Outrigger has discovered a formula for success early in the Na 'Ohana O Na Hui Wa'a campaign.

Campbell's Kahaloa named Player of the Year

By Paul Honda
In a land where talent abounds from one end of the islands to the other, Ian Kahaloa is a rare entity.

Nomura reaches Super Regional

By Star-Advertiser staff
Two of the four starting second basemen in the Stillwater Regional of the NCAA tournament were from Hawaii. One is moving on to the Super Regionals.

Japan's excitement, expectations high for 2020 Summer Olympics

By Ferd Lewis
On a window ledge in the offices of the Tokyo Metropolitan Government, high above the city, a traditional red and white daruma is prominently displayed.

Rainbows showed glimmers of hope in difficult season

By Billy Hull
The expectations for Mike Trapasso after 14 years as Hawaii's baseball coach are pretty simple. "Win and to play well," Trapasso said Friday. "We're measured on our win-loss record and there's no question about that."

Karaviotis goes 4-for-4, leading Oregon to win

By Star-Advertiser staff
Oregon shortstop Mark Karaviotis (Maui, 2013) had a career-high four hits and scored three runs to help the Ducks stay alive in the NCAA tournament with a 12-6 win over Canisius in an elimination game in the Springfield (Mo.) Regional on Saturday.

UH is least subsidized in Big West

By Ferd Lewis
The University of Hawaii's athletic department receives the lowest percentage of subsidies among the nine Big West Conference members, according to data from a survey of Division I schools.

Oklahoma State’s Arakawa wins it

By Star-Advertiser staff and wire reports Posted 1:30 a.m. HST, May 30, 2015
Oklahoma State second baseman Tim Arakawa (Moanalua, 2011) hit a walk-off single in the bottom of the ninth inning to drive in the winning run of a 5-4 victory over St. John’s in the Stillwater Regional of the NCAA baseball tournament on Friday.

Wahine had trip of a lifetime

By Cindy Luis
Souvenirs come in many forms, some more easily packed than others. Beyond the T-shirts and photos that were exchanged with Italian, Slovenian, Austrian and Czech teams, or the boxes of Kolonada cocoa cookies and kinder surprise chocolate eggs with toys inside that were stuffed into backpacks and luggage, Hawaii’s most valuable baggage didn’t put the Rainbow Wahine volleyball team over the weight limit.

Mediation fails, so Arnold, UH will head to arbitration

By Ferd Lewis
An impasse has been declared in the mediation of former men’s basketball coach Gib Arnold’s grievance against the University of Hawaii. The two parties met once, May 8, before the impasse was signaled by the mediator, an attorney for Arnold said Thursday.

Wahine have sights on NCAA qualifying

By Jason Kaneshiro
A little bit of imagination helped propel Rachel Toliver to a conference championship. Picturing the progression from her approach to takeoff to landing was already part of Toliver’s triple jump routine when a sports psychologist visited the University of Hawaii track and field team this spring.

UH’s academic report ties best ever

By Ferd Lewis
A rise in the retention of its athletes helped the University of Hawaii match its highest multiyear all-team Academic Performance Rate average.

Wahine dispatch their Czech opponents

By Cindy Luis
The transition game in volleyball is crucial, being able to switch from defense to offense quickly and smoothly, particularly on long rallies.

Webster-Chan leaves UH for pro ball

By Brian McInnis
Negus Webster-Chan is turning the page. The Hawaii swingman has decided to turn professional and give up the last two years of his college eligibility, Webster-Chan told the Honolulu Star-Advertiser in a phone interview from Florida on Tuesday.

Brashears is first 'Bow on Big West first team

By Billy Hull
Hawaii junior Tyler Brashears was named to the All-Big West Conference first team on Tuesday, becoming the first UH player ever to earn the honor.

Communicating more has been part of the Wahine's team bonding

By Cindy Luis
There are a few things to pass the time on long bus rides. Talk. Sleep. Talk. Play cards. Talk. Look at the scenery. Talk. And talk some more. That communication on the bus rides is all part of the team bonding that Hawaii is experiencing on its European training tour.

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