Kawika Lam's praiseworthy streak continues. Simply put, the Punahou senior tennis player doesn't lose to Hawaii competition, and that type of dominance is certainly good news for the University of Washington, where he will play tennis.
University of Hawaii officials were said to be meeting with men's basketball coach Eran Ganot on Monday as the deadline drew near for the school to respond to NCAA allegations against the men's basketball program.
Inner fire spurs Aaron Novoa. "Ice" motivates Kainoa McDonald. Both are friends and competitors for the University of Hawaii football team's place-kicking job. Tyler Hadden completed his UH eligibility in December.
The Rainbow Wahine volleyball slate appears to trump that of the Rainbow Warriors'. While football has Ohio State, Wisconsin and Boise State on the road during the first five weeks of the season, volleyball is on the road for all but one match in November.
Caity Lopes da Silva held the ball for nearly 10 anxiety-building seconds, searching for an opening. When she found it, the Hawaii senior released her final shot in Duke Kahanamoku Aquatic Complex and delivered a championship for the Rainbow Wahine.
Picture grit. It was the image of the University of Hawaii volleyball team’s 25-19, 26-24, 27-25 victory over Long Beach State in Saturday’s quarterfinals of the Mountain Pacific Sports Federation playoffs.
Could the 50th State produce two of the first 50 picks in this week's NFL Draft? Draft analysts say it is a possibility with former Oregon quarterback Marcus Mariota projected to go in the first round Thursday and ex-Washington defensive lineman Hau‘oli Kikaha forecast to go in the second round Friday of the three-day, seven-round draft.
In the made-for-TV final of the inaugural Aloha Invitational, No. 6 Long Beach State edged No. 2 Hawaii for the gold medal 5-4, thanks to the 49ers' lone win -- that at the No. 1 flight -- being worth 5 points.
Tryzen Patricio's opposite-field double in the bottom of the sixth inning brought home the tying and go-ahead runs as Campbell rallied past Mililani 4-3 on Saturday night to capture the OIA Red baseball championship.
When word got out Kaiser's girls broke the 4x400-meter relay record at the Punahou Relays, they jumped, screamed and hugged each other. It was another achievement for the Cougars, who are turning in faster times week after week.
In a lineup loaded with seasoned seniors, Jarred Uyeda is always more than happy to help out. The junior southpaw pitched six innings of four-hit ball and Aiea hung on for a 6-5 win over Kapolei to capture the OIA White baseball championship on Saturday afternoon.
Dillon Tate wasn't just as good as advertised. He was even better. Rated the top collegiate pitching prospect in the country, the UC Santa Barbara right-hander showed that form Friday night at Les Murakami Stadium, tossing seven hitless innings in the eighth-ranked Gauchos' 5-0 shutout of Hawaii.
The imposing freshman faced the crafty southpaw with a spot in the OIA final on the line. Mililani lefty Koa Eastlack came through, spinning a three-hitter as the Trojans blanked Kailua 7-0 on Friday afternoon at Patsy Mink Central Oahu Regional Park.
Needing to start a late-season run, the University of Hawaii softball team managed to stifle UC Santa Barbara's seventh-inning rally in a 3-2 series-opening win on Friday at Rainbow Wahine Softball Stadium.
Joey Cantillo couldn't get his groove going, he says. The tall southpaw gave up a first-inning home run, but mixed his fastball and slider enough to finish with a five-hitter as Kailua rallied past Leilehua 5-2 on Thursday afternoon at the Surfriders' field.
By skipping a step, Lindsey Willmon took a lengthy stride toward earning a conference honor. Willmon simplified her mechanics in the batter's box going into the Hawaii softball team's series at Cal Poly last week.
University of Hawaii volleyball player Scott Hartley is in a personal arm's race. He has tried rest, and he has worked out with 5-pound weights to strengthen the deltoid muscle and rotator cuff in his sore right arm.
As a player, Adam Jacobsen knew the Big West Conference inside and out. Now he gets a chance to prove his worth there as a coach. Jacobsen, a 13-year assistant at Pacific, is the first staff hire of new Hawaii men's basketball coach Eran Ganot, sources say.
When the University of Hawaii football team made a grayshirt offer last year, linebacker Dayton Furuta's initial reaction was: Huh? "Grayshirt?" Furuta recalled. "I didn't really understand what a grayshirt was."
Roosevelt's senior class wants to finish the season with a state tournament berth. The Rough Riders inched closer to their goal after a 25-8, 25-22, 15-25, 29-27 win over Kapolei in Wednesday's first round of the OIA boys volleyball playoffs at Waipahu.
The reminder is posted in bold white letters on a poolside chalkboard. Attitudes are contagious." Whether for practice or a game, when Chloe Barr enters the water with her University of Hawaii teammates her intensity has a way of catching on through the lineup.
Before they could run, four University of Hawaii football players had to endure intensive physical therapy, electrical-stimulation treatments, yoga-like stretches, and exercises as painful as the initial injuries.
Vavae Tata was welcomed as the new Kahuku football coach on Tuesday. In the morning, he was busy finishing off his paperwork with the Department of Education and being interviewed by reporters at the school.
The recruiting game is often one of chance, of luck, of timing. And also of scholarship availability. Sometimes the stars align to make it work months after it appeared it wouldn't. Such is the case with Natasha Burns.
Kayelah Arakaki cries a lot. That's OK, because she laughs a lot, too. She's usually happy-go-lucky, but watch out. When it's crunch time, she is going to get the job done for her team or … well … she'll most certainly cry her eyes out.
Swirling winds, passing showers and sweet shave ice. There was a little bit of everything Sunday as No. 2 Hawaii sent its seniors off with three dual victories in the Outrigger Resorts Invitational duals tournament.
The world's No. 3-ranked player and winner of five major titles had plenty of chances to win this LPGA Tour event going away, but missed more makable birdie puts on the back nine than she cares to remember.
Sei Young Kim exuded both joy and disbelief on a triumphant stroll to the green. She alternately shook her head and waved to the fans cheering her arrival, then paused a moment after peering into the cup.
Waianae's Max Holloway established himself as a legitimate world-title contender in the 145-pound division on Saturday night, dismantling Cub Swanson in a third-round submission victory at UFC on Fox 15 at the Prudential Center in Newark, N.J.
After the University of Hawaii softball team saw the first game of a Big West doubleheader at Cal Poly slip away in the late innings on Saturday, freshman Brittany Hitchcock helped the Rainbow Wahine secure the series win with a complete-game performance in the finale.
The haku lei and ki‘i trophies were the bonus. What Grand Canyon's Shannon Dugan and Kenzie Phelps left with on Saturday afternoon was what they needed to keep alive their hopes for an at-large berth in next month's AVCA Collegiate Sand Championships pairs tournament.
While the lead group held serve in the tough winds, the group just ahead of it struggled to keep up. Japan's Ai Miyazato, the 2012 Lotte Championship winner and former No. 1 in the world, drew a large crowd of spectators and the faithful stayed with her all the way through.
Sei Young Kim experienced victory early in her rookie season on the LPGA Tour. But a missed opportunity in her most recent tournament will provide much of her motivation when she tees off in the final round of the Lotte Championship on Saturday.
One franchise has already locked up both Marcus Mariota and Jameis Winston. Nike, the world's largest shoe and apparel company, has signed the two Heisman Trophy winners, who could be the top two players selected in the upcoming NFL Draft, according to ESPN.com.
At 4,500 feet above sea level, the University of Hawaii volleyball team's winning streak disappeared into thin air. Brigham Young had all the answers in a 27-25, 25-21, 21-25, 25-17 victory in the Smith Fieldhouse.
Sticking to coach Bob Coolen's game plan entering the series, the University of Hawaii softball team went to the short game to build a lead and reliever Kanani Aina Cabrales protected it in a 3-2 win over Cal Poly on Friday in San Luis Obispo, Calif.
With the August announcement that Lotte and the LPGA had reached an agreement to extend its sponsorship through 2017, Hawaii golf fans could rest assured Michelle Wie would play in her home state at least once a year for the foreseeable future.
In moving to slot receiver on Thursday, University of Hawaii football player Pereese Joas is learning to counter-attack different defensive coverages. That should not be a problem for Joas, who was born with the adjustment gene.
Damien relied on hot-hitting Jayden Cabbab, who went 3-for-3 with a triple and three runs driven in, as the Monarchs defeated Hanalani 4-3 in the play-in game of the Interscholastic League of Honolulu Division II playoffs Thursday afternoon at Ala Wai Park.
If the University of Hawaii men's volleyball team wishes to win the regular-season title, it will need to succeed at the next level. The Warriors departed on Wednesday ahead of road matches against Brigham Young on Friday and Saturday nights. Smith Fieldhouse is 4,549 feet above sea level.
The first-round leaderboard of the LPGA Lotte Championship is a pretty good representation of the season-long Race to the CME Globe. Five of the 14 players within four shots of the lead are currently in the top 10 and eight are ranked in the top 30.
Sometimes it IS about the destination. The journeys that Sammie Brown and Hannah Rooks took to be where they are — as partners for the No. 2 Hawaii sand volleyball team — were as different as they were similar.
Makoa Mau has performed admirably throughout the Interscholastic League of Honolulu season while patrolling the outfield for Kamehameha, but all the while the junior still maintained an "itch" to pitch.
It was, Ian Kahaloa says, not his best stuff. The Campbell Sabers are happy just the same. The senior right-hander fired a one-hitter as No. 3 Campbell blanked No. 9 Pearl City 4-0 on a hot, breezy afternoon at the Sabers' dusty home field.