Kyle Chinen

Kyle Chinen

Sports Multi-Media Journalist

Kyle Chinen starts his journalism career at Hawaii News Now, as a sports multimedia journalist.

Chinen Interned with Hawaii News Now in the Summer of 2019, before earning his degree in Digital Communication and Photography from Briar Cliff University in Sioux City, Iowa.

While in the Midwest, Chinen played football for the Briar Cliff Chargers while being a key part in the revamp of the school’s online news site, He also served as the social media director of the school's student-run radio station, BCU Radio.

A graduate of Mililani High School, Chinen lettered in football and was a part of Mililani’s undefeated 2014 HHSAA state championship team.

Chinen is excited to start his career in his home state and looks forward to telling the stories of Hawaii’s homegrown athletes.


  • Briar Cliff University
  • Mililani High School

Recent Articles by Kyle

  UH football’s Cheven Cordeiro ready to lead the ‘Bows this Saturday against Fresno State

Hawaii’s Kolten Wong and Isiah Kiner-Falefa finalists for MLB Gold Glove Awards

  UH football’s Penei Pavihi to make anticipated return from injury this Saturday against Fresno State

  Newcomer Calvin Turner looks to make an impact for UH football

Lahainaluna’s Mata’afa, Kahuku’s Matagi make official roster for the 2021 Polynesian Bowl

The Big West Conference announced 2020 schedule for men’s and women’s basketball

  UH football begins the ‘Todd Graham’ era this Saturday against Fresno State

Las Vegas Raiders move quarterback Marcus Mariota to active roster

Chicago Bears sign former Punahou linebacker Manti Te’o to practice squad

  Former Saint Louis quarterback Tua Tagovailoa makes NFL debut in Miami Dolphins’ shutout win

  UH men’s and women’s basketball make their long-awaited return to the court

  UH football prepares offense for their season opener against Fresno State

Kamehameha’s Kauhi, Mililani’s Semeatu selected for the 2021 Polynesian Bowl

  UH football well conditioned for the start of their 2020 season

  Trent Dilfer and Doug Williams selected as head coaches for 2021 Polynesian Bowl

  Cordeiro, Reed, Bethley, Ford named 2020 captains for UH football

  UH football finishes training camp with a scrimmage at an empty Aloha Stadium

  A pair of young ‘Bows expand their roles for UH football in 2020

  UH football to execute on special teams during ’Bows training camp

  UH defensive end Derek Thomas is ready to rock for the ‘Bows defense

Campbell’s Manuma, Kaimuki’s Moananu make official roster for the 2021 Polynesian Bowl

Maui Invitational unveils their 2020 tournament bracket

  The 'Bows offense hopes to execute at a high level under new offensive coordinator G.J. Kinne

Players from the islands continue to make an impact during week 4 of the 2020 NFL season

PacWest conference aims for January return to competition

  UH football returns to practice after missing 3 days due to COVID-19 cases

Kolten Wong and the Cardinals get eliminated from playoffs, after losing Wild Card series to Padres

2020 Hawaii Bowl canceled over pandemic concerns

  Mountain West schedule has UH opening season with 2 road games

Saint Louis’ Ellis, Mililani’s Iosefa selected for the 2021 Polynesian Bowl