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, Cliffnews.net. 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.
With the first game of the 2020 football season in their sights, the Rainbow Warriors are looking to build off of the continuity of a 2019 team that took them all the way to the Mountain West Championship, while also adding new play makers to make it back to the big dance.
Typically, leading up to the season are months of training and conditioning, but this year has been anything but normal and for new strength and conditioning coach Kody Cooke, his expectations for his players are the same — even though they haven’t spent much time together.
The Polynesian Football Hall of Fame announced their head coaches for the 2021 Polynesian Bowl — selecting a pair of Super Bowl winning quarterbacks to lead one hundred of the nation’s top high school prospects.
Two months after the PacWest initially postponed their fall sports season, the Conference took the first steps to resuming competition last week, by outlining a plan to start playing at the beginning of 2021.