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Lanikai blitzes to Duke race win

Updated on  August 21, 2017 at 12:10 am
An observer on Waikiki Beach accurately described Lanikai’s dominant performance via a rhetorical question on a sweltering Sunday morning to begin the long-distance outrigger canoe paddling season. Read More

Waterman Hall class to be inducted Thursday

To coincide with what would have been legendary waterman Duke Kahanamoku’s 127th birthday, another class of talented and influential water sports figures will be inducted into the Waterman Hall of Fame on Thursday at the Outrigger Canoe Club. Read More

UH soccer team wins in overtime again

Updated on  August 20, 2017 at 10:08 pm
The Hawaii soccer team closed its first week of the 2017 season with a second overtime victory, this time a 2-1 decision over Fairfield on Sunday night. Read More

UH assistant reveals true self in letter to team

Updated on  August 20, 2017 at 12:50 pm
The letter is extremely well written and poignant. But the gist of the eloquent prose can be boiled down to the two-word second paragraph: “I’m gay.” Read More

World-class polo returns to Islands

Updated on  August 20, 2017 at 12:11 am
While kids his age were learning to ride bikes, Mariano “Nano” Gracida was furlongs ahead of his peers as the then-2-year-old was mastering the art of riding horses. Read More

Rainbow Wahine shuffle positions in search of replacement

Updated on  August 20, 2017 at 5:59 pm
The Hawaii volleyball team concluded its preseason practices on Saturday with a revolving door of a scrimmage that had players exchanging positions along with high-fives. Read More

Strategy is the name of the game for Suiaunoa

The Hawaii football coaches’ most intense strategic sessions are conducted in meeting rooms, in hotel lobbies and at dining tables. Read More

Mariota looks sharp in preseason win over Panthers

The Tennessee Titans earned $20,000 for charity by auctioning off the right to “call” the team’s first two offensive plays Saturday. Read More

Boldin turns focus from NFL to bridging racial divisions

A deadly, racially charged conflict in Charlottesville, Virginia, caused Anquan Boldin to re-assess his priorities and led to the Buffalo Bills receiver’s decision to retire after 14 NFLseasons. Read More

NFL, Goodell working on 5-year contract extension

Updated on  August 21, 2017 at 10:37 am
Roger Goodell is on track to maintain his prominent place at the table for the next round of collective bargaining between NFL owners and players, as the league is working on a five-year contract extension for the league commissioner. Read More

Alabama starts at No. 1 for 2nd straight year in AP poll

The Crimson Tide became the first program in 12 years to take the top spot in The Associated Press preseason media poll two straight years, and will start the season ranked in the top five for the ninthconsecutive time. Read More

Campbell cruises past Aiea

Updated on  August 20, 2017 at 11:43 am
Campbell improved to 2-0 in OIA Division I play. Aiea dropped to 0-2. Read More

Kaimuki edges Kalani

Updated on  August 20, 2017 at 11:44 am
To wear down an opponent and take over in the fourth quarter requires an elite level of conditioning from undermanned Kaimuki. Read More

Kalaheo spoils McKinley’s Cinderella story

Updated on  August 20, 2017 at 11:43 am
McKinley didn’t get the win it was searching for on Saturday night, but the Tigers might have found their quarterback. Oh, and it just happens to be a girl. Read More

Kapolei comes back on inspired Castle

Updated on  August 20, 2017 at 11:44 am
Kapolei overcame early adversity to roll past visiting Castle 41-7 in an OIA Red game Saturday night. Read More

Lu braves the wind to take OCC crown

While gusts rushing through Nuuanu Valley Saturday afternoon inflated scores in the final round of the Oahu Country Club Men’s Invitational, Shawn Lu weathered the conditions to fire a round of 3-under-par 68, erasing a five-shot deficit to capture the title in the 54th annual event. Read More

Crabb advances at AVP Manhattan

Punahou alum Trevor Crabb and teammate Sean Rosenthal outlasted Crabb’s brother Taylor and Jake Gibb 16-21, 21-15, 15-11 to remain alive at the AVP Manhattan Beach Open on Saturday. Read More