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Dee Wisneski once stood alone … but Title IX has brought progress

  • CRAIG T. KOJIMA/CKOJIMA@STARADVERTISER.COM
                                After a stellar UH softball playing career, Dee Wisneski transitioned to coaching and has been on the Wahine staff for 27 years.

    CRAIG T. KOJIMA/CKOJIMA@STARADVERTISER.COM

    After a stellar UH softball playing career, Dee Wisneski transitioned to coaching and has been on the Wahine staff for 27 years.

  • HAWAII HIGH SCHOOL ATHLETIC ASSOCIATION
                                Dee Wisneski, top row far left, former Waimea and Rainbow Wahine athlete and current UH softball associate head coach, on being the lone female named to the Hawaii High School Athletic Association Hall of Honor in 1991

    HAWAII HIGH SCHOOL ATHLETIC ASSOCIATION

    Dee Wisneski, top row far left, former Waimea and Rainbow Wahine athlete and current UH softball associate head coach, on being the lone female named to the Hawaii High School Athletic Association Hall of Honor in 1991

  • STAR-ADVERTISER / 1990
                                Dee Wisneski, left, and Shayda Fernandez embraced after Waimea won the 1990 state softball title.

    STAR-ADVERTISER / 1990

    Dee Wisneski, left, and Shayda Fernandez embraced after Waimea won the 1990 state softball title.

  • STAR-ADVERTISER / 1993
                                Dee Wisneski

    STAR-ADVERTISER / 1993

    Dee Wisneski

  • COURTESY HAWAII ATHLETICS
                                Dee Wisneski

    COURTESY HAWAII ATHLETICS

    Dee Wisneski

  • CRAIG T. KOJIMA / CKOJIMA@STARADVERTISER.COM 
                                Dee Wisneski was starting shortstop for the Wahine and has been on their coaching staff for 27 seasons.

    CRAIG T. KOJIMA / CKOJIMA@STARADVERTISER.COM

    Dee Wisneski was starting shortstop for the Wahine and has been on their coaching staff for 27 seasons.

Naturally at ease on a diamond or court, Dee Wisneski wasn’t exactly in her comfort zone walking into a spotlight in a banquet hall. Read more

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