PHOTOS: 2019 Polynesian Bowl

The third annual Polynesian Bowl was won by Team Makai tonight by a score of 27-7 at Aloha Stadium.

Team Makai wins 2019 Polynesian Bowl, 27-7

Makaha’s Medeiros falls to UFC lightweight Gillespie via 2nd round TKO (strikes)

Waianae’s Ostovich loses to VanZant via 2nd round submission (armbar) in UFC return

Warriors can’t keep up against UC Riverside in 75-71 loss

WATCH: Polynesian Football Hall of Fame Press Conference

Mariota speaks on 2019 Polynesian Bowl, Titans future and the rise of Polynesian football

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  Sights and sounds from the 2019 Polynesian Football Hall of Fame Celebration Dinner

Nacua, Tagovailoa named 2018 Polynesian High School Football Co-Players of the Year

Waianae’s Ostovich, Medeiros set for UFC return on Saturday

Heading to the 2019 Polynesian Bowl? Here’s what you need to know

Former Hawaii football head coach Tomey diagnosed with lung cancer

Wahine can’t keep up with CSUN in 49-29 loss

Warriors edge out CSUN, 84-79

Jack Purchase and Samuta Avea hit six-straight free throws in the final 17 seconds to put the game away for the ‘Bows, who are now 2-0 to start conference play for the first time in three years.

‘Its a great feeling’: Polynesian Bowl football players spend afternoon giving back

It was a very special afternoon at Shriner hospital as members of the Polynesian Bowl took the opportunity to spend some time with some kids who are a lot less fortunate.

  A friendship forged on the gridiron

Polynesian Bowl gives childhood friends last opportunity to play together before college.

2019 Polynesian Bowl players and coaches tour the Polynesian Cultural Center

This week’s Polynesian Bowl is about much more then just football.

  Unranked: Suliafu making a name for himself at 2019 Polynesian Bowl

Polynesian Bowl players, coaches reflect on ’very humbling’ trip to Pearl Harbor, USS Arizona Memorial

Playing 2019 Polynesian Bowl at Aloha Stadium is ‘special’ for local players

Punahou grad DeForest Buckner added to NFL’s Pro Bowl roster

2019 Polynesian Bowl rosters set for Team Makai, Team Mauka

What you need to know ahead of the 2019 Polynesian Bowl

  Warriors begin practice for upcoming 2019 season

Hawaii goes into the 2019 campaign with a 32-home game schedule that includes the likes of Iowa, Oregon and 12 Big West home games highlighted by Big West Conference Champion Cal State Fullerton.

Hawaii’s Kanoa named Big West Conference Player of the Week

Kanoa tallied 15 points, eight rebounds and seven assists for the Wahine, who won their first conference game of the season against the defending Big West season champions.

Medeiros feeling ‘the best I’ve ever felt’ ahead of UFC return this weekend

While he has gone 3-1 in his last four fights at welterweight, Medeiros is making a return the lightweight division to prove that his days of failed weight cuts and malnutrition are behind him.

Keiki will have the chance to play with pro soccer players this week before the Pacific Rim Cup

Before the game Hawaii’s keiki will have a chance to play soccer with the pros.

Kuchar (-22) wins 2019 Sony Open

He posted an impressive -22 for the tournament, and received a check for a grand prize of $1.152 million.

Warriors sweep past USC, 3-0

Rado Parapunov tallied 16 kills while fellow outside hitter Stijn van Tilburg registered 15 of his own.

  2019 Sony Open: Final round tee times

Washington native Matt Kuchar held onto the top spot with a 14-under through three rounds after posting a -4 on Saturday.

Dugas (-1) misses cut for Sunday at Sony Open

While Dugas hit 12 of 18 greens in regulation, he has missed the cut for Sunday’s final round.

Rainbow Wahine take down UC Davis, 65-60

Hawaii (5-10, 1-1) ended a three-game skid while snapping UC Davis’ six-game winning streak in the process.

‘Bows cruise past Concordia-Irvine in straight-sets

Hawaii hit .435 as a team, including nine kills from Stijn van Tilburg, who hit .571 on the night.

Maui’s Dugas (-2) makes cut at 2019 Sony Open

Dugas finished 2-under after the opening two rounds after finishing +1 on Friday.

2019 Sony Open: Day 3 tee times

Most of the eyes in attendance at Waialae Country Club will be fixated upon the grouping of Matt Kuchar, Andrew Putnam and Chez Reavie.

Kuchar (-14) leads Sony Open field heading into Saturday

“Just two great days,” Kuchar said after his round. “To shoot 7-under back-to-back is unexpected, but certainly awfully excited.”

Hawaii boys make some noise at the 2019 Sony Open

Jung wasn’t the only local player on the course as Brent Grant and Jared Sawada also went 18 holes on the day.

2019 Sony Open: Day 2 tee times

While the golf from Thursday’s opening round is sure to leave fans buzzing, Day 2 of the tournament is expected to deliver as well with the field of competition getting cut down heading into Saturday’s third round.

Canada’s Svensson leads pack ahead of 2019 Sony Open 2nd round

While the 25-year-old did cool off to finish his round, his -9 was enough to take the top spot after Day 1.

Hawaii takes down Cal State Fullerton, 79-68

Don’t look now, but the Rainbow Warrior basketball team has won four games in a row.

Facilities facelift: UH baseball locker room, basketball gym receive major upgrades

"We've gone from something we didn't even want to show recruits to something now that we can be proud of,” said Warrior baseball head coach Mike Trapasso.

WATCH: Milton shows incredible progress after multiple knee surgeries

Earlier this evening, Milton posted a video showing the unthinkable: He was leg-pressing 40 pounds with his right leg at full extension.

2019 Sony Open: T.V. Schedule, tee times for Round 1

The 2019 Sony Open officially tees off tomorrow morning, featuring a field of world champions golfers competing for a piece of the $6.4 million purse.

From tackles to chuckles: Tuinei set to headline first comedy show in Hawaii

Two years ago one class at the university of Hawaii would change Tumua Tuinei's life forever.

Warriors set to tip-off conference play

“We want to win a championship,” said Hawaii guard Brocke Stepteau.

Rolovich earns contract extension as Hawaii’s head football coach

Rainbow Warrior football head coach Nick Rolovich will remain in Manoa through the 2022 season.

Riddell, Polynesian Bowl unveil 2019 game helmets

This year’s design was inspired by KAPA/TAPA, a barkcloth that is prepared and utilized by families throughout Polynesia.

Social media reacts to Clemson’s big win over Alabama in CFP title game

Here’s some of the best social media reactions following Clemson’s second national title in the past three years:

Clemson takes down 44-16 Alabama in College Football Playoff national championship

Crimson Tide quarterback Tua Tagovailoa had his ups and downs under center throughout the game, completing 22-of-34 attempts for 295 yards, two touchdowns and two interceptions.

MLB’s Puig inspires Hawaii’s next generation of baseball players

Puig, who was traded from the Los Angeles Dodgers to the Reds after the 2018 season ended, helped inspire Hawaii’s next generation of baseball players earlier this afternoon at Mid-Pacific Institute at a local clinic run by Team Kado Baseball.

Hawaii upends British Columbia in straight-sets

Hawaii was led by outside hitter Stijn van Tilburg’s nine kills while Rado Parapunov tallied eight kills and three service aces.

Wahine drop heartbreaker to Cal State Fullerton, 72-68

Hawaii (4-10, 0-1) has now dropped three games in a row.

Warriors sweep through UBC, 3-0

Outside hitter Colton Cowell finished with a team-high 10 kills while Stijn van Tilburg tallied nine of his own.

Hawaii boys ready to shine in All-American Bowl

Two of Hawaii’s best are ready to perform on the biggest stage high school football has to offer.

Tagovailoa to have homefield advantage during national championship game

According to Joseph Goodman of, there will be 405 members of the Tagovailoa clan flying in from all over the country at last count.

‘It was worth it to me”: Hawaii man travels to every NBA arena and NFL stadium

Sterling Bautista wasn’t going to let money or geography stop him from achieving his goal of watching games.

Tickets to star-studded 2019 Polynesian Bowl now on sale

The stars will be out in force at the 2019 Polynesian Bowl, and tickets to the game are on sale now.

Smith-Schuster named 2018 Polynesian Pro Football Player of the Year, Fairbairn receives award for excellence

Smith-Schuster finished the 2018 campaign tied for sixth in the NFL with 111 receptions, 1,426 receiving yards (5th) and scored seven touchdowns.

Warriors prepare for season-opener against UBC

Hawaii, which missed out on the NCAA Tournament last season, is looking to start the new season and the new year on a high note in the Hawaiian Airlines Rainbow Warriors Classic.

Hawaii’s Moussa set to transfer

Moussa, who appeared in two games during the 2018 season, was an early enrollee for the Warriors back in January of last year. He completed 4-of-9 passes for 77 yards and a touchdown in his cameo appearances this season.

Cooper III loses via 2nd round submission to Magomedkerimov in PFL welterweight finale

With the win, Magomedkerimov takes home the $1 million grand prize while Cooper takes home $200,000 as the league’s 170-pound runner-up.

  Tagovailoa, Alabama ‘one step closer’ to achieving season goal

Tagovailoa: "This is something that we've wanted since the ending of last year's game"

Fairbairn leads NFL in made field goals in 2018

The Houston Texans kicker and former Punahou graduate converted two field goals against the Indianapolis Colts this past weekend, finishing with a franchise record 37 field goals this season.

2018: Year in Sports

Here’s a look back at just some of the major sports story lines that happened over the past 12 months.

White: BJ Penn has ‘nothing to prove’, should retire

White cited Penn’s career as a whole as the reason for the 40-year-old Hilo native to never fight again.

Warriors end non-conference play with 71-63 win over Alabama A&M

The ‘Bows improved to 9-5 on the season thanks to a 26-point outburst from Eddie Stansberry, who shot 6-of-10 from three-point territory.

Tua and the Tide win Orange Bowl

Tagovailoa named Orange Bowl Offensive MVP

Penn loses to Hall via first round submission, 6th straight UFC loss

With the loss, Hall hasn’t won since defeating Matt Hughes back in 2010.

Warriors begin 2018-19 campaign, have national championship expectations

Hawaii opens the season against NJIT on Thursday, January 10th.

‘The million dollars is just a bonus’:Ray Cooper III ready to make history New Year’s Eve

Pearl City native will fight for 1 million dollars on New Year's Eve in Madison Square Garden.

Hawaii’s Penn makes weight, set for UFC return this Saturday

A win for Penn, 40, would be his first UFC victory since 2010 when he famously knocked out former welterweight champion Matt Hughes in the first round.

HPU vs. TCU cancelled after player’s death

HPU sophomore guard Emil Isovic passed away on Wednesday after collapsing during a game on December 18th.

HPU basketball player dies after collapsing at game

“Our heartfelt condolences go out to Emil’s family."

‘We’ve made tremendous progress’: Tua updates media on injured ankle heading into Orange Bowl

Tua says ankle is at 80 to 85% heading into Saturday's Orange Bowl against the Sooners.

John Ursua’s top plays from this season

Relive some of his best moments from the 2018 season.

'What it’s about’: Mariota is doing everything he can to get back on the field this weekend

“I’m really focused on trying to get healthy and I’m trying to do anything I can to help this team win.”

Hawaii’s Ursua to enter NFL Draft, forgo senior season

The redshirt junior will turn 25 next month and is coming off the best season of his collegiate career.

Warriors defeat Rhode Island, 68-60

With the win, Hawaii finishes in fifth place in the tournament.

Season recap: Sights and sounds of the 2018 Rainbow Warrior football season

Take a look back at the best sights and sounds from this season in the video above.

Hawaii upsets Colorado 70-62 in Diamond Head Classic

Hawaii (7-5) pleased the its home crowd at the Stan Sheriff Center with an early Christmas present as the Warriors took down their second Pac-12 opposition of the season.

Warrior fans may be disappointed with Hawaii Bowl result, but they witnessed FBS history

Louisiana Tech defensive end Jaylon Ferguson became the NCAA's career sacks leader Saturday, breaking the FBS record previously held by Arizona State's Terrell Suggs with 45 career sacks.