Macfarlane addresses media after Bellator 213 title defense

Saturday night was an unforgettable moment for Bellator flyweight champion Ilima-Lei Macfarlane, the growth of Bellator and the state of Hawaii.

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‘Beyond our wildest dreams’: Bellator 213 is a dream come true for Macfarlane and her family

Hawaii’s Dan Ige wins 2nd straight at UFC Milwaukee, earns decision over Griffin

Bellator 212 wasn’t about the fighters; it was about the troops

Bellator 212 final results from main card, prelims

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  Football legend Herschel Walker back in Hawaii to promote Bellator events

Bellator 213 weigh-in results

An unexpected journey: Macfarlane’s rapid rise to MMA stardom surprised everyone, even herself

Bringing Bellator to Hawaii is something special

Hawaii fighters Oliveira, Dung bring heat to Bellator 212 faceoffs; other fighters silence crowd

Time to fight: Bellator 212 ceremonial weigh-ins, faceoffs

Milton undergoes 4th surgery, showing improvement

Milton’s mother tweeted that her son underwent an ultrasound that was “music to our hearts.”

Bellator 212 weigh-in results

All eyes will be on the Neal S. Blaisdell Arena Friday night as every fighter on the Bellator 212 card made weight this morning in Honolulu.

Tagovailoa named 2018 Polynesian College Football Player of the Year

The award is handed out annually to the most outstanding Polynesian college football player.

The ‘Hawaii Wave’ continues this weekend at Bellator 212, 213

Ed Thommes and Michael Nakagawa spent last week supporting teammate Max Holloway as he defended the UFC featherweight title in Canada.But this week, it’s their turn.

  Macfarlane anticipates emotional walk out at Bellator 213

Letourneau doesn’t feel like she’s in enemy territory ahead of Bellator 213

Machida fighting for legacy ahead of Bellator debut

Chandler looks to expose Primus in Bellator lightweight title fight

Primus out to prove that win over Chandler last year was no fluke

Ganot, ‘Bows vow return to form ahead of homestand ‘Back to the basics’

  Macfarlane: Bellator 213 sure to be a ‘huge show’ for Hawaii

Former Punahou wrestling standout turned MMA champion Ilima Lei-Macfarlane will make her second defense of the Bellator Women’s flyweight world title at the Blaisdell arena this Saturday against MMA veteran Valerie Letourneau (10-4).

Holloway returns home, discusses future plans after impressive UFC 231 showing

While the undisputed champion is happy to be home, there is plenty of talk surrounding what happens next for the Waianae native.

Bellator’s Chandler, Machida join Hawaii News Now Sunrise to preview Bellator 212, 213

Both Chandler and Machida joined Hawaii News Now Sunrise early Monday morning to discuss their upcoming fights and excitement in bringing MMA back to the islands.

If Holloway stays at featherweight, Edgar wants next title shot

The only fighter left in the division who Holloway hasn’t fought yet is Frankie Edgar, the former UFC lightweight champion who Holloway has already been scheduled to fight twice.

Tagovailoa listed as early favorite for 2019 Heisman Trophy

After finishing in second place in the 2018 Heisman Trophy race this past weekend, Alabama quarterback Tua Tagovailoa has been slated as the early frontrunner for the 2019 Heisman.

Wahine take down HPU, 66-51

The Wahine (3-7) have now won back-to-back games for the first time this season/

PHOTOS: Thousands of runners cross the Honolulu Marathon finish line, despite gusty winds

Runners battled gusty winds along the course to reach the line.

Runner logs second fastest race time ever in annual Honolulu Marathon

“When I see the finish line, I say ‘Wow, thank God. I reach the finish line.’”

Kyler Murray wins Heisman Trophy; Tagovailoa finishes in 2nd place

While Tagovailoa didn’t win the Heisman, he did win the Maxwell and Walter Camp Awards earlier this week.

Warriors edge out UH-Hilo, 82-75

Hawaii snapped a three-game losing streak thanks to an Eddie Stansberry second half shooting clinic, knocking down all five three-pointers to put the ‘Bows ahead of the Vulcans down the stretch.

Social media reacts to Holloway’s impressive win over Ortega

The MMA community and fans alike took to social media to react to what was an unbelievable featherweight bout:

Holloway defeats Ortega via 4th round TKO at UFC 231

The Waianae native defended his title for the first time since defeating Jose Aldo last December and has now won 13-straight fights - the longest current-winning streak in the UFC.

His Heisman campaign may be over, but Tagovailoa’s football season is not

Heisman or no Heisman, there were some positives on Saturday night for Tua Tagovailoa.

Social media reacts to Heisman Trophy results

Here’s some immediate reactions to tonight’s results.

By-the-numbers: How Heisman voters chose Kyler Murray over Tua

Despite winning multiple collegiate player-of-the-year awards, Alabama quarterback Tua Tagovailoa’s Heisman campaign turned out to be less competitive than his Hawaii fans had hoped.

No nerves ahead of Heisman ceremony, Tagovailoa says

Like he was in the pocket for most of Alabama’s football season, quarterback Tua Tagovailoa says he’s calm and collected before the Heisman Trophy presentation.

Tagovailoa’s credits success to family, friends and support from home

Much like his mentor and former Heisman Trophy winner Marcus Mariota, Tua Tagovailoa is as humble as it gets.

Tagovailoa: Heisman would be ‘a legacy thing’ for family and Hawaii

If and when Tua Tagovailoa officially gets his hands on the Heisman Trophy on Saturday afternoon, he knows the honor won’t be just his.

'Unequal treatment’: Athletes file class action over lack of girls’ facilities, opportunities at Hawaii schools

“Simply because of their gender ... plaintiffs experience grossly unequal treatment, benefits and opportunities in relation to male athletes.”

Tagovailoa living in the moment under national spotlight

To describe Tua Tagovailoa’s college career to this point would be a roller coaster ride in itself.

Quest for the Heisman: Can you pronounce Tagovailoa?

Just because Tua Tagovailoa is a household name doesn’t necessarily mean that people know how to properly pronounce it.

Holloway makes weight, will fight Ortega at UFC 231

The main event of Saturday’s UFC 231 is officially on.

Hawaii’s Lau wins Vans World Cup of Surfing

The Oahu native won the Van’s World Cup of Surfing earlier today, becoming a two-time winner at Sunset after winning the same tournament back in 2013. His final score was an impressive 12.66.

Mariota, Titans improve to 7-6 with 30-9 win over Jaguars

The Titans leaned heavily on running back Derrick Henry’s historic rushing performance in a 30-9 win over the Jaguars.

Tagovailoa wins Walter Camp, Maxwell awards

Tagovailoa, a sophomore, threw for 3,353 passing yards, 37 touchdown with just four interceptions while leading the undefeated Crimson Tide to an SEC title and a spot in the College Football Playoff.

‘Mini Blessed’ steals the show at UFC 231 open workouts

Max Holloway has said it time and time again: His son, Rush, keeps stealing the spotlight from him.

Holloway is done talking about his weight, looks to silence critics ahead of UFC 231

Cutting weight is one of the dirty little secrets in the UFC and all of combat sports.

Mililani’s Gabriel named Gatorade Hawaii Football Player of the Year

The 6-foot, 190-pound senior quarterback threw for 3,754 yards and 38 touchdowns this past season, leading the Trojans (10-3) to the Division I Open state tournament championship game.

Polynesian College Football Player of the Year finalists revealed

The Polynesian Football Hall of Fame its five finalists for the Polynesian College Football Player of the Year Award.

Hawaii takes down Idaho, 69-60

After a rough opening month to the season, the Rainbow Wahine tipped off December with a 69-60 win over Idaho Wednesday night at the Stan Sheriff Center.

Tagovailoa’s fans can be found all the way up in Toronto – even in a UFC octagon

Should Tua Tagovailoa win the Heisman Trophy on Saturday, it may not be Hawaii’s only cause for celebration.

The next great Tagovailoa quarterback finds inspiration in his brother’s example

On Saturday, Taulia Tagovailoa could well have a new Heisman Trophy idol - his older brother, Tua.

Mariota, Tagovailoa cut from the same Heisman-worthy cloth

A Heisman Trophy triumph on Saturday would propel Tua Tagovailoa into the rarefied air currently occupied only by his role model.

Tagovailoa the latest product of the Saint Louis quarterback factory

Tua Tagovailoa is a great quarterback from a school that has produced many.

Florence withdraws from Pipe Masters

Haleiwa’s own John John Florence will not be ready in time for Pipe Masters.

Holloway looks to put Ortega in his place at UFC 231

It’s been a tough 2018 for Max Holloway. But he’s going to do everything in his power to make sure that the year ends just like it did in 2017 - with UFC gold strapped around his weight.

Crunching the numbers on Heisman finalists

While Kyler Murray is a very deserving finalist -- as are Alabama’s Tua Tagovailoa and Ohio State’s Dwayne Haskins -- it’s important to dive deeper into the statistics rather than just view them on a surface level.

Tagovailoa named SEC Offensive Player of the Year

While this year’s Heisman Trophy race appears to be one of the closest in recent memory, some accolades are already beginning to roll in for Alabama quarterback Tua Tagovailoa.

  Warriors grateful for extended homestand

There’s no place like home quite like the Stan Sheriff Center for the Rainbow Warrior basketball team.

Tua Tagovailoa is a Heisman finalist. But he isn’t the first Hawaii player to be nominated

Alabama quarterback Tua Tagovailoa was named a finalist for the 2018 Heisman Trophy. But this isn’t the first time a Hawaii player has been invited as a finalist.

NFL’s Ngata, Smith-Schuster named honorary captains for 2019 Polynesian Bowl

The 2019 Polynesian Bowl just keeps getting better and better.

Tagovailoa’s Crusader coaches react to his Heisman nomination

The votes are in and Tua Tagovailoa is headed to New York.

Tagovailoa named Heisman Trophy finalist

Alabama quarterback Tua Tagovailoa has been named a finalist for the 2018 Heisman Trophy.

Holloway ready for ‘fireworks’ ahead of UFC 231 fight against Ortega

Despite not having fought since December 2017, UFC featherweight champion Max Holloway wants everyone in the 145 pound division that the “Blessed Era” is still in full effect.

Holloway’s mysterious medical issues back at UFC 226 under private investigation

Holloway confirmed to Helwani that there is a private investigation in place to figure out the exact cause of Holloway’s medical issues that occurred just days before his title defense against Ortega.

Tagovailoa no longer favorite for Heisman

Tagovailoa, who was a -400 favorite to hoist the Heisman just last week, is now an underdog for college football’s most prestigious individual award as Oklahoma’s Kyler Murray has a slight lead in the race.

Amid bid to defend national title, Waianae youth football team falls in quarterfinals

The Oahu team lost to a New Jersey team 20 to zero.

Alabama quarterback Tua Tagovailoa to have ankle surgery amid Heisman buzz

Alabama quarterback Tua Tagovailoa will have surgery on his right ankle and recovery is expected to take about two weeks.

Mariota leads Titans to fourth quarter comeback against Jets, 26-22

The Tennessee Titans kept it late, but came out on top of the New York Jets Sunday afternoon in an improbable 26-22 win.

Heisman watch: Tagovailoa should still be favorite, but Murray strengthens case

A week ago, Tua Tagovailoa was the frontrunner for the Heisman Trophy. After Alabama’s 35-28 comeback victory over Georgia in the SEC title game, that still may be the case for the Crimson Tide signal-caller.

Alabama defeats Georgia in SEC title game, 35-28; Tagovailoa exits game injured

This year, it wasn’t Tua Tagovailoa with the Cinderella story in the second half against Georgia.

UCF pulls off incredible 56-41 comeback over Memphis, extends winning streak to 25 games

Even without the services of quarterback McKenzie Milton, the UCF Knights pulled off an incredible 56-41 comeback win over Memphis in the ACC title game.

Milton out of hospital, sends video message to supporters

Good news, UCF football fans: quarterback McKenzie Milton is out of the hospital and watching today’s ACC title game against Memphis from home with his family.

Fantasy Fix: Week 13 Preview (11/30/2018)

Aloha and welcome to Fantasy Fix, your weekly dose of fantasy football that will get you through the week and hopefully help guide your fantasy team to a championship this season.

Akana resigns as St. Francis football head coach

Kip Akana has resigned as head coach of the St. Francis School varsity football team, according to a statement.

Futsal fun for all: 42 teams from around the world kick off Pacific Rim Cup

The tournament for the soccer-like sport will feature teams from all over the world.

Milton’s injury should not hurt UCF’s chances at College Football Playoff

McKenzie Milton’s injury hurts the UCF Knights’ chances at going undefeated this season, but it shouldn’t hurt their chances at making the College Football Playoff.

Hawaii Bowl is now the ‘SoFi Hawaii Bowl’

The Hawaii Bowl will now be known as the SoFi Hawaii Bowl this December.