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  • Rainbow Wahine volleyball team unranked for first time in 22 seasons

    Rainbow Wahine volleyball team unranked for first time in 22 seasons

    Tuesday, September 16 2014 3:16 AM EDT2014-09-16 07:16:07 GMT
    Honolulu (HAWAIINEWSNOW) - For the first time in 22-seasons, the Rainbow Wahine volleyball team fell out of the AVCA top 25 poll.The last time the Bows' were unranked came back in 1992, UH finished 15-12 that season and fourth in the Big West conference.Dave Shoji's crew is 6-3 this season, but 0-3 against nationally ranked opponents.Hawaii returns to the teraflex September 19th when they host the first of two matches against Northern Arizona.More >>
    Honolulu (HAWAIINEWSNOW) - For the first time in 22-seasons, the Rainbow Wahine volleyball team fell out of the AVCA top 25 poll.The last time the Bows' were unranked came back in 1992, UH finished 15-12 that season and fourth in the Big West conference.Dave Shoji's crew is 6-3 this season, but 0-3 against nationally ranked opponents.Hawaii returns to the teraflex September 19th when they host the first of two matches against Northern Arizona.More >>
  • Scott Harding wins special teams player of the week honors

    Scott Harding wins special teams player of the week honors

    Tuesday, September 16 2014 3:22 AM EDT2014-09-16 07:22:02 GMT
    University of Hawai'i multi-purpose starScott Hardingwas selected as the Mountain West's Special Teams Player of the Week following his performance in Saturday's victory over Northern Iowa.In addition, the Brisbane, Australia native was one of five players selected by the Paul Hornung Award to its weekly honor roll.On Saturday, Harding was a factor in all three positions he played on the field. He punted a career-high 11 times for a 38.7 average; returned a career-best seven punts for a 10.9 ...More >>
    University of Hawai'i multi-purpose starScott Hardingwas selected as the Mountain West's Special Teams Player of the Week following his performance in Saturday's victory over Northern Iowa.In addition, the Brisbane, Australia native was one of five players selected by the Paul Hornung Award to its weekly honor roll.On Saturday, Harding was a factor in all three positions he played on the field. He punted a career-high 11 times for a 38.7 average; returned a career-best seven punts for a 10.9 ...More >>
  • St. Francis hires Konishi, Eldredge to run athletics

    St. Francis hires Konishi, Eldredge to run athletics

    Tuesday, September 16 2014 3:05 AM EDT2014-09-16 07:05:49 GMT
    St. Francis School has hired former University of Hawaii pitching coach Chad Konishi and former Maryknoll baseball coach Duane Eldredge to be co-athletic directors at the Manoa campus, according to Sister Joan of Arc Souza, head of school. Konishi is a Punahou and University of California at Berkley graduate who helped 12 different UH pitchers win a total of 15 All-Western Athletic Conference awards. He also had 19 Major League Baseball draft picks during his time as the UH mound manager. He...More >>
    St. Francis School has hired former University of Hawaii pitching coach Chad Konishi and former Maryknoll baseball coach Duane Eldredge to be co-athletic directors at the Manoa campus, according to Sister Joan of Arc Souza, head of school. Konishi is a Punahou and University of California at Berkley graduate who helped 12 different UH pitchers win a total of 15 All-Western Athletic Conference awards. He also had 19 Major League Baseball draft picks during his time as the UH mound manager. He...More >>
  • #22 Hawaii rebounds with win over San Francisco

    #22 Hawaii rebounds with win over San Francisco

    Monday, September 15 2014 2:18 AM EDT2014-09-15 06:18:03 GMT
    #22 Hawaii is now 6-3 this season#22 Hawaii is now 6-3 this season
    HONOLULU - The University of Hawaii Rainbow Wahine volleyball team took home runner-up honors at the Outrigger Resorts Volleyball Challenge, topping San Francisco 15-25, 25-22, 25-22, 25-20 on Sunday night at the Stan Sheriff Center.Olivia Magill was the mark of efficiency for the 'Bows, who closed their preseason tournament schedule with a 6-3 overall record. Magill put down a match-high 15 kills while committing just one error and hitting .560. Nikki Taylor belted 14 kills in her first star...More >>
    HONOLULU - The University of Hawaii Rainbow Wahine volleyball team took home runner-up honors at the Outrigger Resorts Volleyball Challenge, topping San Francisco 15-25, 25-22, 25-22, 25-20 on Sunday night at the Stan Sheriff Center.Olivia Magill was the mark of efficiency for the 'Bows, who closed their preseason tournament schedule with a 6-3 overall record. Magill put down a match-high 15 kills while committing just one error and hitting .560. Nikki Taylor belted 14 kills in her first star...More >>
  • Hawaii's first victory nets season-low in attendance

    Hawaii's first victory nets season-low in attendance

    Monday, September 15 2014 1:45 AM EDT2014-09-15 05:45:15 GMT
    UH stands at 1-2UH stands at 1-2
    The University of Hawaii Rainbow Warrior football team notched its first victory of the year, but interestingly, the attendance figures were the lowest of the season.UH reports that 24,999 tickets were sold for the game, which is about 12,000 less than the opener against Washington.Sales have dipped every week this season.The next time the 'Bows will be at Aloha Stadium is October 11 against Wyoming.Copyright 2014Hawaii News Now. All rights reserved.More >>
    The University of Hawaii Rainbow Warrior football team notched its first victory of the year, but interestingly, the attendance figures were the lowest of the season.UH reports that 24,999 tickets were sold for the game, which is about 12,000 less than the opener against Washington.Sales have dipped every week this season.The next time the 'Bows will be at Aloha Stadium is October 11 against Wyoming.Copyright 2014Hawaii News Now. All rights reserved.More >>
  • 'Bows hope to build on win as QB job is up in the air

    'Bows hope to build on win as QB job is up in the air

    Monday, September 15 2014 1:41 AM EDT2014-09-15 05:41:39 GMT
    UH stands at 1-2UH stands at 1-2
    Enough with the moral victories.The Hawaii Rainbow Warriors can now finally enjoy a real one.After two weeks of close losses to Pac-12 teams, the 'Bows put it together Saturday night to erase that zero in the wins column with a 27-24 defeat of Northern Iowa.Coach Norm Chow says it's hopefully the start of something special.While it is a W, it wasn't pretty.Not a lot in the way of offensive production as there were a total of 26 punts.The Hawaii defense held Northern Iowa to 55 rushing yards a...More >>
    Enough with the moral victories.The Hawaii Rainbow Warriors can now finally enjoy a real one.After two weeks of close losses to Pac-12 teams, the 'Bows put it together Saturday night to erase that zero in the wins column with a 27-24 defeat of Northern Iowa.Coach Norm Chow says it's hopefully the start of something special.While it is a W, it wasn't pretty.Not a lot in the way of offensive production as there were a total of 26 punts.The Hawaii defense held Northern Iowa to 55 rushing yards a...More >>
  • LIVE BLOG: Rainbow Warriors vs. University of Northern Iowa

    LIVE BLOG: Rainbow Warriors vs. University of Northern Iowa

    Saturday, September 13 2014 11:35 PM EDT2014-09-14 03:35:10 GMT
    University of Hawaii Rainbow Warriors look for their first win and an against the University of Northern Iowa Panthers. Follow our LIVE BLOG of the game on your mobile device by clicking on the 'UH FOOTBALL LIVE BLOG' under the 'Sports' section of our Hawaii News Now app.More >>
    University of Hawaii Rainbow Warriors look for their first win and an against the University of Northern Iowa Panthers. Follow our LIVE BLOG of the game on your mobile device by clicking on the 'UH FOOTBALL LIVE BLOG' under the 'Sports' section of our Hawaii News Now app.More >>
  • Rainbow Warrior football team award of Panthers offensive prowess

    Rainbow Warrior football team award of Panthers offensive prowess

    Saturday, September 13 2014 10:05 PM EDT2014-09-14 02:05:32 GMT
    HONOLULU (HawaiiNewsNow) -- Listening to UH prepare this week and you'd think another Pac-12 opponent was coming to town."All you gotta do is look at five minutes worth of film and know it's not a step down." said Hawaii head coach Norm Chow. "They have an excellent program with very good football players. It's going to be another great challenge for us." The reality is, Northern Iowa is an FCS school, meaning they have fewer scholarships on their roster. However, the Panthers are one of the...More >>
    HONOLULU (HawaiiNewsNow) -- Listening to UH prepare this week and you'd think another Pac-12 opponent was coming to town."All you gotta do is look at five minutes worth of film and know it's not a step down." said Hawaii head coach Norm Chow. "They have an excellent program with very good football players. It's going to be another great challenge for us." The reality is, Northern Iowa is an FCS school, meaning they have fewer scholarships on their roster. However, the Panthers are one of the...More >>
  • #22 Rainbow Wahine swept by #25 UCLA

    #22 Rainbow Wahine swept by #25 UCLA

    Saturday, September 13 2014 9:05 PM EDT2014-09-14 01:05:58 GMT
    UH stands at 5-3UH stands at 5-3
    HONOLULU - Tai Manu-Olevao had 13 kills, Sarah Mendoza had a match-high 18 digs but the No. 22 University of Hawaii Rainbow Wahine volleyball team dropped three close sets in a loss to No. 25 UCLA on Friday night in the Outrigger Resorts Volleyball Challenge. Set scores were 25-23, 25-23, 27-25.Karsta Lowe was a thorn in UH's side all night, ripping a match-high 17 kills while committing just three errors. Karly Drolson led the Bruins with 10 kills.Nikki Taylor made her first appearance of th...More >>
    HONOLULU - Tai Manu-Olevao had 13 kills, Sarah Mendoza had a match-high 18 digs but the No. 22 University of Hawaii Rainbow Wahine volleyball team dropped three close sets in a loss to No. 25 UCLA on Friday night in the Outrigger Resorts Volleyball Challenge. Set scores were 25-23, 25-23, 27-25.Karsta Lowe was a thorn in UH's side all night, ripping a match-high 17 kills while committing just three errors. Karly Drolson led the Bruins with 10 kills.Nikki Taylor made her first appearance of th...More >>
  • Mariota and Ducks blow past Wyoming

    Mariota and Ducks blow past Wyoming

    Saturday, September 13 2014 8:53 PM EDT2014-09-14 00:53:28 GMT
    The Ducks ran past Wyoming 48-14The Ducks ran past Wyoming 48-14
    UNDATED (AP) - Second-ranked Oregon unleashed its high-octane offense on Wyoming this afternoon after scoring 108 points in its first two games of the season.Oregon got two touchdown passes and two scoring runs from Heisman Trophy hopeful Marcus Mariota in a 48-14 win over Wyoming. Mariota passed for 221 yards for the 3-0 Ducks to become the fourth player in school history to throw for more than 7,000 yards. Mariota's 71 touchdown passes is a school record and he has at least one TD toss in a...More >>
    UNDATED (AP) - Second-ranked Oregon unleashed its high-octane offense on Wyoming this afternoon after scoring 108 points in its first two games of the season.Oregon got two touchdown passes and two scoring runs from Heisman Trophy hopeful Marcus Mariota in a 48-14 win over Wyoming. Mariota passed for 221 yards for the 3-0 Ducks to become the fourth player in school history to throw for more than 7,000 yards. Mariota's 71 touchdown passes is a school record and he has at least one TD toss in a...More >>
  • Polynesian HOF announces 25 finalists for next class

    Polynesian HOF announces 25 finalists for next class

    Friday, September 12 2014 12:22 AM EDT2014-09-12 04:22:07 GMT
    HONOLULU, HI (September 11, 2014) – The Polynesian Football Hall of Fame announced today 25 Finalists will be on the ballot for induction into the Polynesian Football Hall of Fame. The list includes 20 players and five coaches/contributors. “Over the past several weeks the Selection Committee has been deliberating over the 2015 Finalists,” said Chairman, Dick Tomey. “Each year, the task of selecting Polynesia's great players, coaches and contributors is a major challenge because there are so ...More >>
    HONOLULU, HI (September 11, 2014) – The Polynesian Football Hall of Fame announced today 25 Finalists will be on the ballot for induction into the Polynesian Football Hall of Fame. The list includes 20 players and five coaches/contributors. “Over the past several weeks the Selection Committee has been deliberating over the 2015 Finalists,” said Chairman, Dick Tomey. “Each year, the task of selecting Polynesia's great players, coaches and contributors is a major challenge because there are so ...More >>
  • Wie withdraws from first round of Evian Championship

    Wie withdraws from first round of Evian Championship

    Thursday, September 11 2014 11:30 PM EDT2014-09-12 03:30:26 GMT
    Wie withdrew from the tournament after 13 holesWie withdrew from the tournament after 13 holes
    Michelle Wie's comeback turned out to be a very short-lived one.In her first tourney in about a month, the Punahou alum withdrew after 13-holes in the opening round of the Evian Championship.She's been dealing with a stress reaction on her right index finger and says she may have come back one or two weeks early.The Evian is the last major of the year.Copyright 2014Hawaii News Now. All rights reserved.More >>
    Michelle Wie's comeback turned out to be a very short-lived one.In her first tourney in about a month, the Punahou alum withdrew after 13-holes in the opening round of the Evian Championship.She's been dealing with a stress reaction on her right index finger and says she may have come back one or two weeks early.The Evian is the last major of the year.Copyright 2014Hawaii News Now. All rights reserved.More >>
  • Second half soldiers: UH defense stronger out of the break

    Second half soldiers: UH defense stronger out of the break

    Thursday, September 11 2014 3:40 AM EDT2014-09-11 07:40:03 GMT
    UH stands at 0-2UH stands at 0-2
    It's not how you start, but rather how you finish.Through two games, the Rainbow Warriors defense has been the poster boy for that old adage, shutting teams down in the second half.The problem is their starts have put them in holes they haven't been able to dig out of.It's clear the 'Bows have been the kings of the halftime adjustments.In their respective first halves, Washington and Oregon State scored a combined 48 points, but Hawaii has surrendered only seven points after intermission.Defe...More >>
    It's not how you start, but rather how you finish.Through two games, the Rainbow Warriors defense has been the poster boy for that old adage, shutting teams down in the second half.The problem is their starts have put them in holes they haven't been able to dig out of.It's clear the 'Bows have been the kings of the halftime adjustments.In their respective first halves, Washington and Oregon State scored a combined 48 points, but Hawaii has surrendered only seven points after intermission.Defe...More >>
  • Wie returns from injury; seeking 2nd major

    Wie returns from injury; seeking 2nd major

    Thursday, September 11 2014 3:13 AM EDT2014-09-11 07:13:38 GMT
    Wie is seeking her second Major titleWie is seeking her second Major title
    After nearly a month off, Michelle Wie will return to the links on Thursday and it's just in time for the final major of the year.The Punahou alum has missed the last four tournaments with a stress reaction on her right index finger.Wie is looking for her second major title at the Evian Championship in France.Coverage begins at 1:30 a.m. Hawaii time on the Golf Channel.Copyright 2014Hawaii News Now. All rights reserved.More >>
    After nearly a month off, Michelle Wie will return to the links on Thursday and it's just in time for the final major of the year.The Punahou alum has missed the last four tournaments with a stress reaction on her right index finger.Wie is looking for her second major title at the Evian Championship in France.Coverage begins at 1:30 a.m. Hawaii time on the Golf Channel.Copyright 2014Hawaii News Now. All rights reserved.More >>
  • Rainbow Wahine soccer team falls 3-1 to WSU

    Rainbow Wahine soccer team falls 3-1 to WSU

    Monday, September 8 2014 3:49 AM EDT2014-09-08 07:49:37 GMT
    UH moves to 2-4 this seasonUH moves to 2-4 this season
    WAIPAHU, Oahu – Washington State scored a trio of unanswered goals in the second half to take down the University of Hawaii Rainbow Wahine soccer team, 3-1, in the Outrigger Resorts Soccer Classic Sunday at Waipio Peninsula Soccer Stadium. UH dropped to 2-4 on the season with its second straight loss to a Pac-12 squad.Two days after being dispatched by defending national champion and No. 1 UCLA, the Rainbow Wahine looked to bounce back in a big way and through the first 55 minutes they were d...More >>
    WAIPAHU, Oahu – Washington State scored a trio of unanswered goals in the second half to take down the University of Hawaii Rainbow Wahine soccer team, 3-1, in the Outrigger Resorts Soccer Classic Sunday at Waipio Peninsula Soccer Stadium. UH dropped to 2-4 on the season with its second straight loss to a Pac-12 squad.Two days after being dispatched by defending national champion and No. 1 UCLA, the Rainbow Wahine looked to bounce back in a big way and through the first 55 minutes they were d...More >>
  • Iosefa out 4-6 weeks with broken ankle; Garcia-Williams suffers torn ACL

    Iosefa out 4-6 weeks with broken ankle; Garcia-Williams suffers torn ACL

    Monday, September 8 2014 12:09 AM EDT2014-09-08 04:09:10 GMT
    LB Jerrol Garcia-Williams is out for the year with a torn ACLLB Jerrol Garcia-Williams is out for the year with a torn ACL
    HONOLULU – University of Hawaii‘i linebacker Jerrol Garcia-Williams will miss the remainder of the season with a torn ACL in his left knee, which he suffered in last night's loss to Oregon State. In addition running back Joey Iosefa suffered a fracture in his right ankle late in the game. He is expected to return to the line-up in 4-6 weeks. “It's very unfortunate that we've lost two extremely talented young men and terrific leaders on this team,” head coach Norm Chow said. “However, we are f...More >>
    HONOLULU – University of Hawaii‘i linebacker Jerrol Garcia-Williams will miss the remainder of the season with a torn ACL in his left knee, which he suffered in last night's loss to Oregon State. In addition running back Joey Iosefa suffered a fracture in his right ankle late in the game. He is expected to return to the line-up in 4-6 weeks. “It's very unfortunate that we've lost two extremely talented young men and terrific leaders on this team,” head coach Norm Chow said. “However, we are f...More >>
  • LIVE BLOG: Rainbow Warriors vs. Oregon State Beavers

    LIVE BLOG: Rainbow Warriors vs. Oregon State Beavers

    Saturday, September 6 2014 10:57 PM EDT2014-09-07 02:57:15 GMT
    University of Hawaii Rainbow Warriors look for their first win and an upset against the Oregon State Beavers. Follow our LIVE BLOG of the game on your mobile device by clicking on the 'UH FOOTBALL LIVE BLOG' under the 'Sports' section of our Hawaii News Now app.More >>
    University of Hawaii Rainbow Warriors look for their first win and an upset against the Oregon State Beavers. Follow our LIVE BLOG of the game on your mobile device by clicking on the 'UH FOOTBALL LIVE BLOG' under the 'Sports' section of our Hawaii News Now app.More >>
  • Rainbow Wahine lose to #22 Oregon in five sets

    Rainbow Wahine lose to #22 Oregon in five sets

    Saturday, September 6 2014 4:30 AM EDT2014-09-06 08:30:21 GMT
    Hawaii is now 3-2 on the yearHawaii is now 3-2 on the year
    The No. 20 University of Hawaii Rainbow Wahine suffered its second straight loss of the season after falling in five sets to the 22nd-ranked Oregon Ducks.UH outside hitters Olivia Magill and Tai Manu-Olevao put down 32 kills combined, but it wasn't enough as Oregon's Liz Brenner racked up 18 kills and spearheaded the Ducks' upset.Hawaii falls to 3-2 on the year and is back in action Saturday afternoon against St. John's.Copyright 2014Hawaii News Now. All rights reserved.More >>
    The No. 20 University of Hawaii Rainbow Wahine suffered its second straight loss of the season after falling in five sets to the 22nd-ranked Oregon Ducks.UH outside hitters Olivia Magill and Tai Manu-Olevao put down 32 kills combined, but it wasn't enough as Oregon's Liz Brenner racked up 18 kills and spearheaded the Ducks' upset.Hawaii falls to 3-2 on the year and is back in action Saturday afternoon against St. John's.Copyright 2014Hawaii News Now. All rights reserved.More >>
  • Higgins sets ace record as Hawaii takes out New Mexico in four

    Higgins sets ace record as Hawaii takes out New Mexico in four

    Friday, September 5 2014 10:54 PM EDT2014-09-06 02:54:26 GMT
    Hawaii is now 3-1 on the yearHawaii is now 3-1 on the year
    HONOLULU - Tayler Higgins set a new UH ace record, Tai Manu-Olevao belted a career-high 17 kills and the No. 20 University of Hawaii Rainbow Wahine volleyball team powered past New Mexico on Thursday night in the Hawaii Airlines Rainbow Wahine Volleyball Classic. Set scores were 24-26, 25-18, 25-11, 25-17.The 'Bows (3-1) recovered from a sluggish first set to win convincingly. Higgins recorded eight aces on the night, setting a new Rainbow Wahine rally scoring record for aces in a four-set ma...More >>
    HONOLULU - Tayler Higgins set a new UH ace record, Tai Manu-Olevao belted a career-high 17 kills and the No. 20 University of Hawaii Rainbow Wahine volleyball team powered past New Mexico on Thursday night in the Hawaii Airlines Rainbow Wahine Volleyball Classic. Set scores were 24-26, 25-18, 25-11, 25-17.The 'Bows (3-1) recovered from a sluggish first set to win convincingly. Higgins recorded eight aces on the night, setting a new Rainbow Wahine rally scoring record for aces in a four-set ma...More >>
  • Oregon State is wary of Hawaii

    Oregon State is wary of Hawaii

    Oregon State can't afford a slow start this weekend.More >>
    Oregon State can't afford a slow start this weekend.More >>
  • Lawyer: Florida State investigating Jameis Winston

    Lawyer: Florida State investigating Jameis Winston

    Thursday, September 4 2014 8:04 PM EDT2014-09-05 00:04:26 GMT
    An attorney says Florida State is investigating the sexual assault case involving Jameis Winston in an effort to determine if the Seminoles quarterback violated the student code of conduct policy.More >>
    An attorney said Florida State is investigating the sexual assault case involving Jameis Winston in an effort to determine if the Seminoles quarterback violated the student code of conduct policy.More >>
  • Rainbow Wahine volleyball team drops to 20th in national rankings

    Rainbow Wahine volleyball team drops to 20th in national rankings

    Tuesday, September 2 2014 3:44 AM EDT2014-09-02 07:44:14 GMT
    Hawaii is now 2-1 on the yearHawaii is now 2-1 on the year
    The Rainbow Wahine volleyball team slipped three spots to 20th in the first edition of the AVCA Coaches Top 25 poll of the regular season.The drop comes after Hawaii went 2-1 over the weekend.The only loss came in straight sets against Arizona State.The 'Bows will have a short week before facing New Mexico in the opening match of the Hawaiian Airlines Rainbow Wahine Volleyball Classic next Thursday at 7:30 p.m.More >>
    The Rainbow Wahine volleyball team slipped three spots to 20th in the first edition of the AVCA Coaches Top 25 poll of the regular season.The drop comes after Hawaii went 2-1 over the weekend.The only loss came in straight sets against Arizona State.The 'Bows will have a short week before facing New Mexico in the opening match of the Hawaiian Airlines Rainbow Wahine Volleyball Classic next Thursday at 7:30 p.m.More >>
  • Pascua's overtime goal lifts Rainbow Wahine soccer to victory

    Pascua's overtime goal lifts Rainbow Wahine soccer to victory

    Tuesday, September 2 2014 3:39 AM EDT2014-09-02 07:39:04 GMT
    Hawaii is now 2-2Hawaii is now 2-2
    WAIPAHU, O`ahu - The University of Hawaii women's soccer team captured the OHANA Hotels and Resorts No Ka Oi championship with a thrilling 2-1 overtime win over Seattle Monday at Waipio Peninsula Soccer Stadium. Krystal Pascua scored the golden goal in the 92nd minute to lift the Rainbow Wahine to their second straight win.It was a sister combination as Kama Pascua played a ball near the top of the box to Krsytal Pascua, who found space and fired a left-footer that lofted far post over the ou...More >>
    WAIPAHU, O`ahu - The University of Hawaii women's soccer team captured the OHANA Hotels and Resorts No Ka Oi championship with a thrilling 2-1 overtime win over Seattle Monday at Waipio Peninsula Soccer Stadium. Krystal Pascua scored the golden goal in the 92nd minute to lift the Rainbow Wahine to their second straight win.It was a sister combination as Kama Pascua played a ball near the top of the box to Krsytal Pascua, who found space and fired a left-footer that lofted far post over the ou...More >>
  • Hawaii falls short in upset bid, fall 17-16 to #25 UW

    Hawaii falls short in upset bid, fall 17-16 to #25 UW

    Monday, September 1 2014 2:51 PM EDT2014-09-01 18:51:52 GMT
    The University of Hawaii Rainbow Warriors came close to an upset, but fell 17-16 to the 25th-ranked Washington Huskies.More >>
    The University of Hawaii Rainbow Warriors came close to an upset, but fell 17-16 to the 25th-ranked Washington Huskies.More >>
  • 17th-ranked Hawaii bounces back; defeats SDSU in four

    17th-ranked Hawaii bounces back; defeats SDSU in four

    Monday, September 1 2014 3:09 AM EDT2014-09-01 07:09:56 GMT
    Hawaii is now 2-1Hawaii is now 2-1
    HONOLULU - The No. 17 University of Hawai'i Rainbow Wahine volleyball team regrouped from its Saturday night loss to Arizona State, topping San Diego State on Sunday night in the final match of the Chevron Rainbow Wahine Invitational. Set scores were 25-16, 25-17, 23-25, 25-14.More >>
    HONOLULU - The No. 17 University of Hawai'i Rainbow Wahine volleyball team regrouped from its Saturday night loss to Arizona State, topping San Diego State on Sunday night in the final match of the Chevron Rainbow Wahine Invitational. Set scores were 25-16, 25-17, 23-25, 25-14.More >>
  • Legendary Farrington player and coach Skippa Diaz dead at 70

    Legendary Farrington player and coach Skippa Diaz dead at 70

    Sunday, August 31 2014 12:27 PM EDT2014-08-31 16:27:07 GMT
    Skippa DiazSkippa Diaz
    Legendary Farrington football coach and player Edward "Skippa" Diaz died at his home early Saturday morning.More >>
    Legendary Farrington football coach and player Edward "Skippa" Diaz died at his home early Saturday morning.More >>
  • No. 25 Arizona St. sweeps No. 17 Rainbow Wahine

    No. 25 Arizona St. sweeps No. 17 Rainbow Wahine

    Sunday, August 31 2014 5:14 AM EDT2014-08-31 09:14:09 GMT
    Hawaii is now 1-1Hawaii is now 1-1
    HONOLULU - Tai Manu-Olevao had nine kills and 12 digs and Olivia Magill posted a match-high four blocks but the 17th-ranked University of Hawaii Rainbow Wahine volleyball team were edged in each set of a sweep to No. 25 Arizona State on Saturday night in the Chevron Rainbow Wahine Invitational at the Stan Sheriff Center. Set scores were 25-21, 25-23, 25-23.Manu-Olevao recorded her nine kills at a .304 clip and added three blocks but couldn't stop her team from dropping its first match.Macey G...More >>
    HONOLULU - Tai Manu-Olevao had nine kills and 12 digs and Olivia Magill posted a match-high four blocks but the 17th-ranked University of Hawaii Rainbow Wahine volleyball team were edged in each set of a sweep to No. 25 Arizona State on Saturday night in the Chevron Rainbow Wahine Invitational at the Stan Sheriff Center. Set scores were 25-21, 25-23, 25-23.Manu-Olevao recorded her nine kills at a .304 clip and added three blocks but couldn't stop her team from dropping its first match.Macey G...More >>
  • No. 25 UW leads UH, 17-10, at halftime

    No. 25 UW leads UH, 17-10, at halftime

    Sunday, August 31 2014 12:00 AM EDT2014-08-31 04:00:16 GMT
    UH is facing the #25 Washington HuskiesUH is facing the #25 Washington Huskies
    After two quarters of play, the 25th-ranked Washington Huskies lead the Hawaii Rainbow Warriors, 17-10, in their season opening showdown at Aloha Stadium.We'll have full highlights and reaction tonight on Hawaii News Now at 9 and 10.More >>
    After two quarters of play, the 25th-ranked Washington Huskies lead the Hawaii Rainbow Warriors, 17-10, in their season opening showdown at Aloha Stadium.We'll have full highlights and reaction tonight on Hawaii News Now at 9 and 10.More >>
  • Rainbow Warriors Football LIVE Blog: Hawaii vs. Washington

    Rainbow Warriors Football LIVE Blog: Hawaii vs. Washington

    Saturday, August 30 2014 11:08 PM EDT2014-08-31 03:08:23 GMT
    Follow the action as the University of Hawaii Rainbow Warriors face the University of Washington Huskies.More >>
    Follow the action as the University of Hawaii Rainbow Warriors face the University of Washington Huskies.More >>
  • Rainbow Wahine open Shoji's 40th year with a W

    Rainbow Wahine open Shoji's 40th year with a W

    Saturday, August 30 2014 4:13 AM EDT2014-08-30 08:13:53 GMT
    Hawaii defeated Ohio in straight setsHawaii defeated Ohio in straight sets
    Year 40 of the Dave Shoji era is off to the right start.The 17th-ranked University of Hawaii Rainbow Wahine defeated Ohio in straight sets, 25-22, 25-23,25-20, Friday night at the Stan Sheriff Center.UH senior Kalei Adolpho was one of the team's top performers as she accounted for eight kills and four blocks.UH returns to action tomorrow night against Arizona State.First serve is set to fly at 8:30 p.m.Copyright 2014Hawaii News Now. All rights reserved.More >>
    Year 40 of the Dave Shoji era is off to the right start.The 17th-ranked University of Hawaii Rainbow Wahine defeated Ohio in straight sets, 25-22, 25-23,25-20, Friday night at the Stan Sheriff Center.UH senior Kalei Adolpho was one of the team's top performers as she accounted for eight kills and four blocks.UH returns to action tomorrow night against Arizona State.First serve is set to fly at 8:30 p.m.Copyright 2014Hawaii News Now. All rights reserved.More >>
  • Parking advisories, info for UH/UW game

    Parking advisories, info for UH/UW game

    Friday, August 29 2014 8:11 PM EDT2014-08-30 00:11:07 GMT
    The University of Hawaii football season opener against Washington is set for Saturday, August 30.   More >>
    The University of Hawaii football season opener against Washington is set for Saturday, August 30.   More >>
  • Estimated 31,000 expected to attend UH season opener against Washington

    Estimated 31,000 expected to attend UH season opener against Washington

    Friday, August 29 2014 3:57 PM EDT2014-08-29 19:57:55 GMT
    There is no such thing as a "hot-ticket" these days, not when it comes to UH games. Athletic Director Ben Jay says they are projecting 28,000 to be in attendance on Saturday.More >>
    There is no such thing as a "hot-ticket" these days, not when it comes to UH games. Athletic Director Ben Jay says they are projecting 28,000 to be in attendance on Saturday.More >>
  • MC-Squared High School Spotlight: Breiden Fehoko

    MC-Squared High School Spotlight: Breiden Fehoko

    Sunday, August 24 2014 11:38 PM EDT2014-08-25 03:38:18 GMT
    Fehoko will play his college ball at Texas TechFehoko will play his college ball at Texas Tech
    In July, 300 of the nations top football players were grouped in one arena.It pitted star versus star...It was dubbed by Nike as "The Opening".Opening eyes across the country was, Farrington defensive lineman Breiden Fehoko."You buckle up and put on the same chin strap, same helmet, same shoulder pads, you're going to hit somebody in the mouth and that's my mentality," Fehoko said. "I felt I did pretty good, but I also feel there's room to work on."Governors head football coach Randall Okimot...More >>
    In July, 300 of the nations top football players were grouped in one arena.It pitted star versus star...It was dubbed by Nike as "The Opening".Opening eyes across the country was, Farrington defensive lineman Breiden Fehoko."You buckle up and put on the same chin strap, same helmet, same shoulder pads, you're going to hit somebody in the mouth and that's my mentality," Fehoko said. "I felt I did pretty good, but I also feel there's room to work on."Governors head football coach Randall Okimot...More >>
  • Aloha ball for coach Shoji? Players say this may be his last year

    Aloha ball for coach Shoji? Players say this may be his last year

    Sunday, August 24 2014 11:09 PM EDT2014-08-25 03:09:46 GMT
    Shoji enters his 40th season with the Rainbow WahineShoji enters his 40th season with the Rainbow Wahine
    In just five days, the Rainbow Wahine volleyball team welcomes year 40 of the Dave Shoji Era.As the season begins, supporters and team members alike can't help but wonder if this is his last hurrah.It's a question the coach himself will gloss over, but it's one the team has no problem discussing.Of course, he already has more than enough on his resume to call it a full career.Shoji is the winningest coach in the sport and has four national titles to his name.When the Rainbow Wahine opened fal...More >>
    In just five days, the Rainbow Wahine volleyball team welcomes year 40 of the Dave Shoji Era.As the season begins, supporters and team members alike can't help but wonder if this is his last hurrah.It's a question the coach himself will gloss over, but it's one the team has no problem discussing.Of course, he already has more than enough on his resume to call it a full career.Shoji is the winningest coach in the sport and has four national titles to his name.When the Rainbow Wahine opened fal...More >>
  • Pilares among Hawaii players cut from NFL teams

    Pilares among Hawaii players cut from NFL teams

    Sunday, August 24 2014 10:56 PM EDT2014-08-25 02:56:59 GMT
    Three former UH football players were cut from their NFL teams on SundayThree former UH football players were cut from their NFL teams on Sunday
    Three former University of Hawaii football players learned a harsh lesson on life in the National Football League on Sunday as all were cut from their respective teams.The most high-profile release is Carolina saying goodbye to Kealoha Pilares.The wide receiver was a fifth-round pick in 2011 and missed all of the 2013 regular season with a knee injury.The Atlanta Falcons waived free-agent linebacker Brenden Daley and the Green Bay Packers parted ways with safety Charles Clay.The cuts are a pr...More >>
    Three former University of Hawaii football players learned a harsh lesson on life in the National Football League on Sunday as all were cut from their respective teams.The most high-profile release is Carolina saying goodbye to Kealoha Pilares.The wide receiver was a fifth-round pick in 2011 and missed all of the 2013 regular season with a knee injury.The Atlanta Falcons waived free-agent linebacker Brenden Daley and the Green Bay Packers parted ways with safety Charles Clay.The cuts are a pr...More >>
  • Holloway earns third straight win

    Holloway earns third straight win

    Sunday, August 24 2014 2:47 AM EDT2014-08-24 06:47:23 GMT
    Holloway improves to 10-3Holloway improves to 10-3
    Max Holloway learned that he'd be fighting Clay Collard only a few days ago, but it didn't make a difference as the Waianae native defeated Collard via TKO on Saturday at UFC Fight Night.Holloway fought Collard because his original opponent, Mirsad Bektic, recently suffered an injury and the change didn't phase him at all.The 22-year-old dominated Collard from the opening round with multiple strikes to the head and body and it culminated in the final five minutes as Holloway took the fight to...More >>
    Max Holloway learned that he'd be fighting Clay Collard only a few days ago, but it didn't make a difference as the Waianae native defeated Collard via TKO on Saturday at UFC Fight Night.Holloway fought Collard because his original opponent, Mirsad Bektic, recently suffered an injury and the change didn't phase him at all.The 22-year-old dominated Collard from the opening round with multiple strikes to the head and body and it culminated in the final five minutes as Holloway took the fight to...More >>
  • Former UH QB Shane Austin falls short in AFL title game

    Former UH QB Shane Austin falls short in AFL title game

    Sunday, August 24 2014 2:40 AM EDT2014-08-24 06:40:03 GMT
    Austin threw 4 interceptions on Saturday nightAustin threw 4 interceptions on Saturday night
    While the Rainbow Warriors wait to start the 2014 season, former Warrior quarterback Shane Austin's year came to a crashing halt on Saturday night.Austin and the Cleveland Gladiators fell to the Arizona Rattlers, 72-32, in the Arena Football League's 'Arenabowl XXVII."The ex-UH signal caller racked up touchdowns all season long, but unfortunately, he didn't save his best performance for the end as he went 18-of-41 with four interceptions, including a pick-six in the first half.It was Austin's...More >>
    While the Rainbow Warriors wait to start the 2014 season, former Warrior quarterback Shane Austin's year came to a crashing halt on Saturday night.Austin and the Cleveland Gladiators fell to the Arizona Rattlers, 72-32, in the Arena Football League's 'Arenabowl XXVII."The ex-UH signal caller racked up touchdowns all season long, but unfortunately, he didn't save his best performance for the end as he went 18-of-41 with four interceptions, including a pick-six in the first half.It was Austin's...More >>
  • Lindquist to start for No. 25 Huskies at Hawaii

    Lindquist to start for No. 25 Huskies at Hawaii

    Friday, August 22 2014 7:20 PM EDT2014-08-22 23:20:41 GMT
    Sophomore Jeff Lindquist will be the starting quarterback for No. 25 Washington when the Huskies open the season at Hawaii on Aug. 30.More >>
    Sophomore Jeff Lindquist will be the starting quarterback for No. 25 Washington when the Huskies open the season at Hawaii on Aug. 30.More >>
  • Season ticket sales continue to lag for Rainbow Warrior football team

    Season ticket sales continue to lag for Rainbow Warrior football team

    Friday, August 22 2014 4:07 AM EDT2014-08-22 08:07:12 GMT
    With just 10-days to go before the Rainbow Warrior football team kicks off its season there should be excitement in the air. Unfortunately, lack luster season ticket sales have the ability to put a damper on things.  More >>
    With just 10-days to go before the Rainbow Warrior football team kicks off its season there should be excitement in the air. Unfortunately, lack luster season ticket sales have the ability to put a damper on things.  More >>
  • MC-Squared High School Spotlight: Fred Ulu-Perry

    MC-Squared High School Spotlight: Fred Ulu-Perry

    Thursday, August 21 2014 12:17 AM EDT2014-08-21 04:17:22 GMT
    Ulu-Perry has already committed to UCLAUlu-Perry has already committed to UCLA
    By Jenessa GladstoneLooking to join the ranks of alumni such as Olin Kreutz and Dominic Raiola, Fred Ulu-Perry is set for his senior season with the St. Louis Crusaders."What we do now with Fred is we have him handle the right side and everybody else takes care of the left side," said offensive coordinator Ron Lee."When we talk about our linemen, like Olin and Raiola, they were exceptional too, but they were 250, 260. Freddy is top shape and runs and moves. He is really an exception."But, the...More >>
    By Jenessa GladstoneLooking to join the ranks of alumni such as Olin Kreutz and Dominic Raiola, Fred Ulu-Perry is set for his senior season with the St. Louis Crusaders."What we do now with Fred is we have him handle the right side and everybody else takes care of the left side," said offensive coordinator Ron Lee."When we talk about our linemen, like Olin and Raiola, they were exceptional too, but they were 250, 260. Freddy is top shape and runs and moves. He is really an exception."But, the...More >>
  • University of Hawaii Coaches contracts facing re-draft of term sheets

    University of Hawaii Coaches contracts facing re-draft of term sheets

    Wednesday, August 20 2014 1:10 AM EDT2014-08-20 05:10:02 GMT
    Lost in the shuffle of whether playing football at the University of Hawaii is still financially feasible, has been the contract status of more than 11 UH coaches. More >>
    Lost in the shuffle of whether playing football at the University of Hawaii is still financially feasible, has been the contract status of more than 11 UH coaches. More >>
  • MC-Squared High School Spotlight: Canton Kaumatule

    MC-Squared High School Spotlight: Canton Kaumatule

    Tuesday, August 19 2014 7:00 AM EDT2014-08-19 11:00:38 GMT
    Ranked as the country's top overall recruit, Punahou defensive end Canton Kaumatule is ready to return to the field for his senior year.More >>
    Ranked as the country's top overall recruit, Punahou defensive end Canton Kaumatule is ready to return to the field for his senior year.More >>
  • MC-Squared High School Spotlight: St. Louis Crusaders

    MC-Squared High School Spotlight: St. Louis Crusaders

    Tuesday, August 19 2014 6:40 AM EDT2014-08-19 10:40:33 GMT
    Returning to the turf of St. Louis for the first time in more than a decade, coaches Cal and Ron Lee are ready for another run at a championship.More >>
    Returning to the turf of St. Louis for the first time in more than a decade, coaches Cal and Ron Lee are ready for another run at a championship.More >>
  • MC-Squared High School Spotlight: Hilo Vikings

    MC-Squared High School Spotlight: Hilo Vikings

    Tuesday, August 19 2014 6:28 AM EDT2014-08-19 10:28:06 GMT
    By Jenessa GladstoneThroughout the past three years, the Hilo Vikings have experienced both the joy of victory and the sting of defeat.In 2011, the team did not win a single game all season.However, under Head Coach Dave Baldwin, the boys of the Big Island have been able to put together two consecutive winning campaigns.Most recently, the Vikings wrapped the 2013 season with an undefeated run in league play.Despite the new found success, Baldwin's continuous goal is to keep his players from b...More >>
    By Jenessa GladstoneThroughout the past three years, the Hilo Vikings have experienced both the joy of victory and the sting of defeat.In 2011, the team did not win a single game all season.However, under Head Coach Dave Baldwin, the boys of the Big Island have been able to put together two consecutive winning campaigns.Most recently, the Vikings wrapped the 2013 season with an undefeated run in league play.Despite the new found success, Baldwin's continuous goal is to keep his players from b...More >>
  • The end of UH football? Jay says revenue shortage could lead to program reduction

    The end of UH football? Jay says revenue shortage could lead to program reduction

    Tuesday, August 19 2014 2:24 AM EDT2014-08-19 06:24:03 GMT
    University of Hawaii athletics director Ben Jay says he needs another $3 million to keep the sports programs going and without a better financial plan the school may have to resort to cutting programs, including the Rainbow Warrior football team.More >>
    University of Hawaii athletics director Ben Jay says he needs another $3 million to keep the sports programs going and without a better financial plan the school may have to resort to cutting programs, including the Rainbow Warrior football team.More >>
  • Prep football scoreboard- 8.16.14

    Prep football scoreboard- 8.16.14

    Sunday, August 17 2014 4:02 AM EDT2014-08-17 08:02:16 GMT
    HS football scores for Saturday 8.16HS football scores for Saturday 8.16
    All scores posted are finalMililani 63 St. Louis 47Leilehua 50 Kailua 7Lahainaluna 18 Kapaa 16Kalani 32 Waialua 0St. Francis 33 Keaau 14Nanakuli 39 Kalaheo 6Iolani 45 Mino Jiyu 21Konawaena 14 Kauai 6Hilo 49 Waiakea 18More >>
    All scores posted are finalMililani 63 St. Louis 47Leilehua 50 Kailua 7Lahainaluna 18 Kapaa 16Kalani 32 Waialua 0St. Francis 33 Keaau 14Nanakuli 39 Kalaheo 6Iolani 45 Mino Jiyu 21Konawaena 14 Kauai 6Hilo 49 Waiakea 18More >>
  • Tavares loses by KO in second round at UFC Fight Night

    Tavares loses by KO in second round at UFC Fight Night

    Sunday, August 17 2014 2:10 AM EDT2014-08-17 06:10:20 GMT
    Tavares suffered his second straight loss Saturday nightTavares suffered his second straight loss Saturday night
    In only two rounds, Brad Tavares' return to the octagon was complete.But, it wasn't the comeback the Big Island fighter was hoping for.After being in control for most of the bout, Tavares couldn't overcome a rally from Tim Boetsch that ended with a knockout in the second round at UFC Fight Night on Saturday.The Waiakea came out of the gates strong, busting open opponent Boetsch's face with a swift elbow to the eyebrow in round one.Tavares also had an early advantage in round two, but Boetsch ...More >>
    In only two rounds, Brad Tavares' return to the octagon was complete.But, it wasn't the comeback the Big Island fighter was hoping for.After being in control for most of the bout, Tavares couldn't overcome a rally from Tim Boetsch that ended with a knockout in the second round at UFC Fight Night on Saturday.The Waiakea came out of the gates strong, busting open opponent Boetsch's face with a swift elbow to the eyebrow in round one.Tavares also had an early advantage in round two, but Boetsch ...More >>
  • MC-Squared High School Spotlight: Kaiser Cougars

    MC-Squared High School Spotlight: Kaiser Cougars

    Saturday, August 16 2014 5:42 AM EDT2014-08-16 09:42:16 GMT
    Under the direction of Rich Miano, the Kaiser Cougars notched 20 wins and earned the 2013 division two HHSAA championship title.More >>
    Under the direction of Rich Miano, the Kaiser Cougars notched 20 wins and earned the 2013 division two HHSAA championship title.More >>
  • Waiakea alum Tavares ready to avenge loss

    Waiakea alum Tavares ready to avenge loss

    Friday, August 15 2014 10:56 PM EDT2014-08-16 02:56:03 GMT
    Tavares will be taking on wrestling specialist Tim BoetschTavares will be taking on wrestling specialist Tim Boetsch
    By Jenessa GladstoneFor the first time since April, Brad Tavares is stepping back into the octagon.The Big Island native's last fight ended with a loss to Yoel Romero, which snapped a five-bout winning streak.Despite the defeat, Tavares continued looking to the future."A lot of people I see, you know, they dwell on it," said the 12-3 middleweight. "It kind of affects them mentally and that carries on into the next training camp and then on to the next fight. I'm not like that. I like to learn...More >>
    By Jenessa GladstoneFor the first time since April, Brad Tavares is stepping back into the octagon.The Big Island native's last fight ended with a loss to Yoel Romero, which snapped a five-bout winning streak.Despite the defeat, Tavares continued looking to the future."A lot of people I see, you know, they dwell on it," said the 12-3 middleweight. "It kind of affects them mentally and that carries on into the next training camp and then on to the next fight. I'm not like that. I like to learn...More >>
  • MC-Squared High School Spotlight: Mililani

    MC-Squared High School Spotlight: Mililani

    Friday, August 15 2014 6:23 AM EDT2014-08-15 10:23:17 GMT
    Despite having ten new offensive starters, only six points came between the Mililani Trojans and their first state title last year.More >>
    Despite having ten new offensive starters, only six points came between the Mililani Trojans and their first state title last year.More >>
  • What the Power Five ruling means for UH

    What the Power Five ruling means for UH

    Friday, August 15 2014 12:13 AM EDT2014-08-15 04:13:02 GMT
    Ben Jay says the school needs to increase its revenue in order to survive in the Power 5 eraBen Jay says the school needs to increase its revenue in order to survive in the Power 5 era
    The financial structure for the University of Hawaii athletics department is like a game of Jenga with half of its blocks already missing.As if the school didn't have enough on its plate, a recent NCAA ruling has impacts that can send the whole tower crashing and possibly Hawaii out of Division I. The NCAA board of directors ruled that schools in the Power Five conferences, which includes the SEC, ACC, Pac-12, Big-12, and Big-10, will have the power to create their own rules.Members will have...More >>
    The financial structure for the University of Hawaii athletics department is like a game of Jenga with half of its blocks already missing.As if the school didn't have enough on its plate, a recent NCAA ruling has impacts that can send the whole tower crashing and possibly Hawaii out of Division I. The NCAA board of directors ruled that schools in the Power Five conferences, which includes the SEC, ACC, Pac-12, Big-12, and Big-10, will have the power to create their own rules.Members will have...More >>
  • Mariota on radar for Manning Award

    Mariota on radar for Manning Award

    Thursday, August 14 2014 11:56 PM EDT2014-08-15 03:56:02 GMT
    Mariota is also on the watch list for the Davey O'Brien AwardMariota is also on the watch list for the Davey O'Brien Award
    By Jenessa GladstoneMarcus Mariota hasn't even played a down in 2014, but he continues to garner preseason honors.The St. Louis graduate has landed on the preseason watch list for the Manning Award.Given to the country's top quarterback, the recipient decided is by the media and the Manning family.Mariota qualified as a finalist last year after capping the season with a 31:4 touchdown-to-interception ratio.The Manning Award is one of several the Oregon quarterback is up for. He's also a candi...More >>
    By Jenessa GladstoneMarcus Mariota hasn't even played a down in 2014, but he continues to garner preseason honors.The St. Louis graduate has landed on the preseason watch list for the Manning Award.Given to the country's top quarterback, the recipient decided is by the media and the Manning family.Mariota qualified as a finalist last year after capping the season with a 31:4 touchdown-to-interception ratio.The Manning Award is one of several the Oregon quarterback is up for. He's also a candi...More >>
  • MC-Squared High School Spotlight: Punahou

    MC-Squared High School Spotlight: Punahou

    Thursday, August 14 2014 7:12 AM EDT2014-08-14 11:12:06 GMT
    Coming off a championship winning 2013 season, the boys of Punahou's football team are looking to repeat history.  ...More >>
    Coming off a championship winning 2013 season, the boys of Punahou's football team are looking to repeat history.  ...More >>
  • Rainbow Wahine soccer team picked fifth in Big West poll

    Rainbow Wahine soccer team picked fifth in Big West poll

    Wednesday, August 13 2014 11:58 PM EDT2014-08-14 03:58:20 GMT
    UH finished 8-8-1 last seasonUH finished 8-8-1 last season
    The University of Hawaii women's soccer team has been selected to finish fifth in the 2014 Big West Conference Preseason Poll as determined by a vote of the league's nine head coaches. The 2013 regular-season champion, Cal Poly, was selected as a repeat winner of the conference title.More >>
    The University of Hawaii women's soccer team has been selected to finish fifth in the 2014 Big West Conference Preseason Poll as determined by a vote of the league's nine head coaches. The 2013 regular-season champion, Cal Poly, was selected as a repeat winner of the conference title.More >>
  • Aloha Stadium Authority moving fast on new structure proposal

    Aloha Stadium Authority moving fast on new structure proposal

    Wednesday, August 13 2014 11:13 PM EDT2014-08-14 03:13:53 GMT
    New recommendations on plans for an alternate stadium are expected within the yearNew recommendations on plans for an alternate stadium are expected within the year
    When the Rainbow Warriors kick off this season, the team can rest assured Aloha Stadium will be the site of all their home games.However, it's unknown how much longer that'll be the case as gears continue to turn on plans for a new playing site in Halawa.The Aloha Stadium Authority held a forum in July to hear public input on the proposal for a new 35,000 seat structure.Since then, Hawaii News Now has learned that the Stadium Authority is examining those recommendations and has already had se...More >>
    When the Rainbow Warriors kick off this season, the team can rest assured Aloha Stadium will be the site of all their home games.However, it's unknown how much longer that'll be the case as gears continue to turn on plans for a new playing site in Halawa.The Aloha Stadium Authority held a forum in July to hear public input on the proposal for a new 35,000 seat structure.Since then, Hawaii News Now has learned that the Stadium Authority is examining those recommendations and has already had se...More >>
  • MC-Squared High School Spotlight: Kahuku Red Raiders

    MC-Squared High School Spotlight: Kahuku Red Raiders

    Wednesday, August 13 2014 6:24 AM EDT2014-08-13 10:24:31 GMT
    By Jenessa GladstoneAs the high school football season approaches, the Kahuku Red Raiders are gearing up for another run at the HHSAA State title.However, this year will be different. After the departure of long-time coach Reggie Torres, new leader Lee Leslie was brought in.And with him, came a completely altered system for the boys of Kahuku."I've put in 12 different sets of offense, they are dialed in on all of it. Our new defense is in and the kids have picked it up very quickly," Leslie s...More >>
    By Jenessa GladstoneAs the high school football season approaches, the Kahuku Red Raiders are gearing up for another run at the HHSAA State title.However, this year will be different. After the departure of long-time coach Reggie Torres, new leader Lee Leslie was brought in.And with him, came a completely altered system for the boys of Kahuku."I've put in 12 different sets of offense, they are dialed in on all of it. Our new defense is in and the kids have picked it up very quickly," Leslie s...More >>
  • UH hires high-profile attorney to handle NCAA investigation

    UH hires high-profile attorney to handle NCAA investigation

    Wednesday, August 13 2014 3:37 AM EDT2014-08-13 07:37:48 GMT
    UH has hired an attorney to handle the NCAA investigationUH has hired an attorney to handle the NCAA investigation
    For all intents and purposes, the NCAA's work with the University of Hawaii men's basketball team is complete.The athletics department is currently in wait-and-see mode, but has made a move to prepare for any hit.Hawaii News Now confirmed Tuesday afternoon that UH has hired an attorney from the Alabama-based law firm of Lightfoot, Franklin and White.The firm has experience in these kinds of cases before. Texas A M sought its counsel to handle the Johnny Manziel investigation and so did Aubur...More >>
    For all intents and purposes, the NCAA's work with the University of Hawaii men's basketball team is complete.The athletics department is currently in wait-and-see mode, but has made a move to prepare for any hit.Hawaii News Now confirmed Tuesday afternoon that UH has hired an attorney from the Alabama-based law firm of Lightfoot, Franklin and White.The firm has experience in these kinds of cases before. Texas A M sought its counsel to handle the Johnny Manziel investigation and so did Aubur...More >>
  • Woolsey named Rainbow Warriors starting QB

    Woolsey named Rainbow Warriors starting QB

    Tuesday, August 12 2014 11:55 PM EDT2014-08-13 03:55:31 GMT
    UH opens the season August 30th against WashingtonUH opens the season August 30th against Washington
    By Jenessa GladstoneThe University of Hawaii's quarterback competition is officially over.After the first week of fall camp, Ikaika Woolsey has been named the starting QB for the Rainbow Warriors.Head Coach Norm Chow made the announcement after practice on Tuesday.The California native had been taking most of the first team reps since camp started.The Rainbow Warriors begin their season Friday, August 30th when they take on the Washington Huskies at Aloha Stadium.Copyright 2014Hawaii News Now...More >>
    By Jenessa GladstoneThe University of Hawaii's quarterback competition is officially over.After the first week of fall camp, Ikaika Woolsey has been named the starting QB for the Rainbow Warriors.Head Coach Norm Chow made the announcement after practice on Tuesday.The California native had been taking most of the first team reps since camp started.The Rainbow Warriors begin their season Friday, August 30th when they take on the Washington Huskies at Aloha Stadium.Copyright 2014Hawaii News Now...More >>
  • UH women's bball picks up USC transfer

    UH women's bball picks up USC transfer

    Tuesday, August 12 2014 3:18 AM EDT2014-08-12 07:18:46 GMT
    Calhoun will be available to play two seasonsCalhoun will be available to play two seasons
    University of Hawaii women's basketball coach Laura Beeman announced the signing of 6-3 post player Deanna Calhoun. Calhoun, a junior transfer from USC, graduated in just three years, so she will be available to play two years starting with the upcoming 2014-15 season.Calhoun was originally recruited by Beeman and associate head coach Mary Wooley while they were assistants at USC prior to beginning their tenure at UH. Calhoun redshirted her true freshman year in 2011-12 to rehab an injury sus...More >>
    University of Hawaii women's basketball coach Laura Beeman announced the signing of 6-3 post player Deanna Calhoun. Calhoun, a junior transfer from USC, graduated in just three years, so she will be available to play two years starting with the upcoming 2014-15 season.Calhoun was originally recruited by Beeman and associate head coach Mary Wooley while they were assistants at USC prior to beginning their tenure at UH. Calhoun redshirted her true freshman year in 2011-12 to rehab an injury sus...More >>
  • Magill in the middle: Arizona transfer ready to make a mark

    Magill in the middle: Arizona transfer ready to make a mark

    Tuesday, August 12 2014 3:13 AM EDT2014-08-12 07:13:38 GMT
    Magill spent two years at ArizonaMagill spent two years at Arizona
    How do you replace a middle blocker that's taller than six-feet?Easy, just check in another one.Hawaii Rainbow Wahine volleyball head coach Dave Shoji and his staff does more reloading than recruiting.So when Jade Vorster left, 6-foot-1 Olivia Magill touched down in Manoa."I wanted to play for a program that was renowned for their coaches and just had a really good background, so Hawaii is definitely one of the best," Magill said.Magill comes to Hawaii after two years in Arizona.As a Wildcat,...More >>
    How do you replace a middle blocker that's taller than six-feet?Easy, just check in another one.Hawaii Rainbow Wahine volleyball head coach Dave Shoji and his staff does more reloading than recruiting.So when Jade Vorster left, 6-foot-1 Olivia Magill touched down in Manoa."I wanted to play for a program that was renowned for their coaches and just had a really good background, so Hawaii is definitely one of the best," Magill said.Magill comes to Hawaii after two years in Arizona.As a Wildcat,...More >>
  • Year 40 of Dave Shoji Era begins

    Year 40 of Dave Shoji Era begins

    Monday, August 11 2014 1:56 PM EDT2014-08-11 17:56:48 GMT
    Shoji enters his 40th season with the Rainbow WahineShoji enters his 40th season with the Rainbow Wahine
    It's a tradition 40 seasons in the making and on Sunday morning, the Rainbow Wahine volleyball team kicked off year XL of the Dave Shoji eraWith four national titles and a resume that reads winningest coach in women's volleyball, Shoji is not only one of the most decorated coaches in University of Hawaii history, but one of the best in the country. While he won't address if this is his last year, he's showing no signs of slowing down.This season's squad is one of the younger ones in recent m...More >>
    It's a tradition 40 seasons in the making and on Sunday morning, the Rainbow Wahine volleyball team kicked off year XL of the Dave Shoji eraWith four national titles and a resume that reads winningest coach in women's volleyball, Shoji is not only one of the most decorated coaches in University of Hawaii history, but one of the best in the country. While he won't address if this is his last year, he's showing no signs of slowing down.This season's squad is one of the younger ones in recent m...More >>
  • Former Warrior Shane Austin leads AFL team to title game

    Former Warrior Shane Austin leads AFL team to title game

    Monday, August 11 2014 12:57 AM EDT2014-08-11 04:57:20 GMT
    Austin threw 7 touchdown passes Sunday nightAustin threw 7 touchdown passes Sunday night
    CLEVELAND (AP) - Shane Austin led the Cleveland Gladiators to the ArenaBowl, throwing seven touchdown passes in a 56-46 victory over the Orlando Predators on Sunday night in the American Conference Championship game.Cleveland will face two-time defending champion Arizona in the ArenaBowl on Aug. 23 in Orlando, Florida. The Rattlers beat San Jose 72-56 on Sunday night in the National Conference Championship game.Austin completed 22 of 32 passes for 204 yards. Domini Goodman had eight catches f...More >>
    CLEVELAND (AP) - Shane Austin led the Cleveland Gladiators to the ArenaBowl, throwing seven touchdown passes in a 56-46 victory over the Orlando Predators on Sunday night in the American Conference Championship game.Cleveland will face two-time defending champion Arizona in the ArenaBowl on Aug. 23 in Orlando, Florida. The Rattlers beat San Jose 72-56 on Sunday night in the National Conference Championship game.Austin completed 22 of 32 passes for 204 yards. Domini Goodman had eight catches f...More >>
  • Michelle Wie to miss five weeks due to finger injury

    Michelle Wie to miss five weeks due to finger injury

    Saturday, August 9 2014 10:45 PM EDT2014-08-10 02:45:48 GMT
    Wie has a stress reaction in a bone in her right index fingerWie has a stress reaction in a bone in her right index finger
    PITTSFORD, N.Y. (AP) - Michelle Wie has a finger injury that forced her to withdraw from LPGA Championship next week at Monroe Golf Club and will sideline her at three to five weeks.IMG Golf said Saturday that Wie has a stress reaction in a bone in her right index finger. The U.S. Women's Open champion withdrew from the Meijer LPGA Classic on Thursday in Michigan after playing nine holes in the first round.IMG said she was examined by hand surgeon Dr. Tom Graham of the Cleveland Clinic.Graham...More >>
    PITTSFORD, N.Y. (AP) - Michelle Wie has a finger injury that forced her to withdraw from LPGA Championship next week at Monroe Golf Club and will sideline her at three to five weeks.IMG Golf said Saturday that Wie has a stress reaction in a bone in her right index finger. The U.S. Women's Open champion withdrew from the Meijer LPGA Classic on Thursday in Michigan after playing nine holes in the first round.IMG said she was examined by hand surgeon Dr. Tom Graham of the Cleveland Clinic.Graham...More >>
  • Injury will cost Hawaii WR Devan Stubblefield 2014 season

    Injury will cost Hawaii WR Devan Stubblefield 2014 season

    Thursday, August 7 2014 4:04 AM EDT2014-08-07 08:04:16 GMT
    HONOLULU (HawaiiNewsNow) - For the third time in less than a month, the Rainbow Warrior football team suffered a major loss at wide receiver when the team announced that freshman standout Devan Stubblefield would miss the entire 2014 season with a torn ACL in his left knee. More >>
    HONOLULU (HawaiiNewsNow) - For the third time in less than a month, the Rainbow Warrior football team suffered a major loss at wide receiver when the team announced that freshman standout Devan Stubblefield would miss the entire 2014 season with a torn ACL in his left knee. More >>
  • More than a dozen HS football games canceled across the state due to double Hurricanes

    More than a dozen HS football games canceled across the state due to double Hurricanes

    Wednesday, August 6 2014 10:46 PM EDT2014-08-07 02:46:34 GMT
    HONOLULU (HawaiiNewsNow) - More than a dozen varsity football games have been cancelled or postponed, across the state of Hawaii due to the pending arrival of Hurricanes Iselle and Julio.  More >>
    HONOLULU (HawaiiNewsNow) - More than a dozen varsity football games have been cancelled or postponed, across the state of Hawaii due to the pending arrival of Hurricanes Iselle and Julio.  More >>
  • Rainbow Warriors open 2014 fall camp

    Rainbow Warriors open 2014 fall camp

    Tuesday, August 5 2014 2:17 AM EDT2014-08-05 06:17:58 GMT
    Year 3 of the Norm Chow Era started MondayYear 3 of the Norm Chow Era started Monday
    The University of Hawaii football team began the third year of the Norm Chow era with the start of fall camp, Monday, April 4, as the Rainbow Warriors prepare for their season opener against Washington later this month.More >>
    The University of Hawaii football team began the third year of the Norm Chow era with the start of fall camp, Monday, April 4, as the Rainbow Warriors prepare for their season opener against Washington later this month.More >>
  • Rainbow Warriors to open fall camp tomorrow

    Rainbow Warriors to open fall camp tomorrow

    Sunday, August 3 2014 11:52 PM EDT2014-08-04 03:52:12 GMT
    Year 3 of the Norm Chow era begins MondayYear 3 of the Norm Chow era begins Monday
    From 12-0 to 1-11.The story of Rainbow Warrior football has been a troubling one as of late.In only seven years, the program has gone from a BCS berth to questions of its division one status.Monday's first fall camp practice marks the start of another season and the Bows will try to write a positive chapter.Tomorrow's practice means that the team is less than a month away from kickoff against Washington at Aloha Stadium.It also is the beginning of year three of the Norm Chow era...Since takin...More >>
    From 12-0 to 1-11.The story of Rainbow Warrior football has been a troubling one as of late.In only seven years, the program has gone from a BCS berth to questions of its division one status.Monday's first fall camp practice marks the start of another season and the Bows will try to write a positive chapter.Tomorrow's practice means that the team is less than a month away from kickoff against Washington at Aloha Stadium.It also is the beginning of year three of the Norm Chow era...Since takin...More >>
  • Victorino could undergo season-ending back surgery

    Victorino could undergo season-ending back surgery

    Sunday, August 3 2014 1:32 AM EDT2014-08-03 05:32:41 GMT
    Victorino has landed on the DL for the third time this seasonVictorino has landed on the DL for the third time this season
    Each time Shane Victorino walks up to the plate, Bob Marley's 'Three Little Birds' rings out across Fenway Park.Now more than ever, the Maui native is hoping "every little thing is gonna be alright" as he may have already played his last game of the year.After undergoing an MRI Saturday morning, the Red Sox outfielder learned that he may need back surgery,which would shut him down for the rest of the year.The news comes a day after Victorino went to the disabled list for the third time this s...More >>
    Each time Shane Victorino walks up to the plate, Bob Marley's 'Three Little Birds' rings out across Fenway Park.Now more than ever, the Maui native is hoping "every little thing is gonna be alright" as he may have already played his last game of the year.After undergoing an MRI Saturday morning, the Red Sox outfielder learned that he may need back surgery,which would shut him down for the rest of the year.The news comes a day after Victorino went to the disabled list for the third time this s...More >>
  • Hawaii Pacific University Athletics unveils renewed brand

    Hawaii Pacific University Athletics unveils renewed brand

    Friday, August 1 2014 10:38 PM EDT2014-08-02 02:38:41 GMT
    With the help of Hawaii Pacific University students, coaches, alumni, faculty, Hawaiian culture consultants and members of the community,HPU Athletics revealed their revamped brand today.More >>
    With the help of Hawaii Pacific University students, coaches, alumni, faculty, Hawaiian culture consultants and members of the community,HPU Athletics revealed their revamped brand today.More >>
  • Twins sign Kurt Suzuki to 2-year extension

    Twins sign Kurt Suzuki to 2-year extension

    Friday, August 1 2014 4:01 AM EDT2014-08-01 08:01:01 GMT
    The Maui native is staying in the Twin CitiesThe Maui native is staying in the Twin Cities
    The Minnesota Twins have signed All-Star catcher Kurt Suzuki to a two-year, $12 million contract extension.The Twins got the deal done on Thursday, keeping a respected veteran around the clubhouse on a team that continues to struggle in the standings. Fox Sports first reported the agreement that includes a vesting option for 2017.Suzuki has been one of the few bright spots for the Twins this season. He signed a one-year deal in the offseason and has delivered one of his finest stories. He wil...More >>
    The Minnesota Twins have signed All-Star catcher Kurt Suzuki to a two-year, $12 million contract extension.The Twins got the deal done on Thursday, keeping a respected veteran around the clubhouse on a team that continues to struggle in the standings. Fox Sports first reported the agreement that includes a vesting option for 2017.Suzuki has been one of the few bright spots for the Twins this season. He signed a one-year deal in the offseason and has delivered one of his finest stories. He wil...More >>
  • Hawaii gymnasts soar in national competition

    Hawaii gymnasts soar in national competition

    Friday, August 1 2014 2:46 AM EDT2014-08-01 06:46:53 GMT
     A group of six young gymnasts representing Hawaii competed at the USA Gymnastics Championships last week from July 16-19 in Louisville, KY and scored high among thousands of gymnasts across the country.More >>
      A group of six young gymnasts representing Hawaii competed at the USA Gymnastics Championships earlier this month from July 16-19 in Louisville, KY and scored high among thousands of gymnasts across the country.More >>
  • World's largest outrigger canoe race welcomes teams from around the world

    World's largest outrigger canoe race welcomes teams from around the world

    Thursday, July 31 2014 9:31 PM EDT2014-08-01 01:31:12 GMT
    Paddling crews are preparing for the 44th Annual queen Liliuokalani Outrigger canoe races in Kona from Saturday, Aug. 30 to Monday Sept. 1, where thousands of paddlers from around the world will compete in the world's largest outrigger canoe race. More >>
    Paddling crews are preparing for the 44th Annual queen Liliuokalani Outrigger canoe races in Kona from Saturday, Aug. 30 to Monday Sept. 1, where thousands of paddlers from around the world will compete in the world's largest outrigger canoe race. More >>
  • The Apple effect: What limbo status means for coaches contracts

    The Apple effect: What limbo status means for coaches contracts

    Tuesday, July 29 2014 5:41 AM EDT2014-07-29 09:41:49 GMT
    There's no doubt that any substantial moves made on upper campus will indeed spread across the street to the athletics department.Tom Apple's status as chancellor in limbo also means that contracts for three high-profile coaches are also in the air as well.More >>
    There's no doubt that any substantial moves made on upper campus will indeed spread across the street to the athletics department.Tom Apple's status as chancellor in limbo also means that contracts for three high-profile coaches are also in the air as well.More >>
  • UH coaches will have to wait for new deals to be signed

    UH coaches will have to wait for new deals to be signed

    Tuesday, July 29 2014 1:11 AM EDT2014-07-29 05:11:10 GMT
    With Apple's impending departure, three coaches wait for their new contracts to be signedWith Apple's impending departure, three coaches wait for their new contracts to be signed
    The University of Hawaii athletics department already faces several issues, but now, with Tom Apple's impending future as chancellor in flux, it appears three coaches will have to wait for their new deals.Hawaii News Now recently learned the pending contracts for Rainbow Warriors basketball coach Gib Arnold, Rainbow Wahine basketball coach Laura Beeman and baseball coach Mike Trapasso are currently awaiting approval from Apple.Altogether, the deals total $55,000 in raises.Since UH hasn't offi...More >>
    The University of Hawaii athletics department already faces several issues, but now, with Tom Apple's impending future as chancellor in flux, it appears three coaches will have to wait for their new deals.Hawaii News Now recently learned the pending contracts for Rainbow Warriors basketball coach Gib Arnold, Rainbow Wahine basketball coach Laura Beeman and baseball coach Mike Trapasso are currently awaiting approval from Apple.Altogether, the deals total $55,000 in raises.Since UH hasn't offi...More >>
  • Moore inducted into Surfers' Hall of Fame

    Moore inducted into Surfers' Hall of Fame

    Monday, July 28 2014 2:57 AM EDT2014-07-28 06:57:22 GMT
    Moore won a world title in 2011 and 2013Moore won a world title in 2011 and 2013
    Carissa Moore is only 21-years-old, but two world titles is enough for a legacy to be permanently enshrined.More >>
    Carissa Moore is only 21-years-old, but two world titles is enough for a legacy to be permanently enshrined.More >>
  • Michael Balasi relishes the mentality of being the "Blue Collar Boxer"

    Michael Balasi relishes the mentality of being the "Blue Collar Boxer"

    Friday, July 25 2014 10:44 AM EDT2014-07-25 14:44:17 GMT
    The lifestyle surrounding pro sports isn't always glitz and glamour. For many -- like boxer Michael Balasi -- it's about working two jobs, logging 55-hours a week, just to make ends meet. ...More >>
    The lifestyle surrounding pro sports isn't always glitz and glamour. For many -- like boxer Michael Balasi -- it's about working two jobs, logging 55-hours a week, just to make ends meet. ...More >>
  • UH Coaches Arnold, Beeman, Trapasso await approval on contracts

    UH Coaches Arnold, Beeman, Trapasso await approval on contracts

    Wednesday, July 23 2014 2:26 AM EDT2014-07-23 06:26:46 GMT
    The University of Hawaii athletic department may be struggling to make ends meet, but three prominent coaches are on the verge of increasing their pay by a combined $55,000.  ...More >>
    The University of Hawaii athletic department may be struggling to make ends meet, but three prominent coaches are on the verge of increasing their pay by a combined $55,000.  ...More >>