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Former Warrior Davone Bess back in the islands

By Brooks Baehr - bio | email 

HONOLULU (HawaiiNewsNow) - Every day during the season, Davone Bess opens his locker to look at a picture of the Pro Bowl at Aloha Stadium.

He says it inspires him to play well and while he hopes to someday return to Hawaii as a Pro Bowl player, he's here this week to visit friends and do some charity work.

The former Warrior wide receiver led the Miami Dolphins in catches with 76, and in receiving yards with about 750, this past season.

Those are remarkable numbers considering Bess wasn't drafted out of college and he's played just two years in the NFL.

"My success now doesn't surprise me because I set the bar high for myself. I set my expectations high. It's just a matter of me going out and, you know, the coaches blessed me with an opportunity and then just making the most of it," he said.

Bess was at the Waikiki Aquarium with his family Wednesday.

He'll be back there Saturday lending support to kids who've been diagnosed with cancer.

Sunday, he'll be singing autographs and selling t-shirts at the Barefoot League stores in Kapahulu and Waipio Gentry.

Some of the proceeds will go to the Cancer Society's children's camp.

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