Punahou’s Tafiti first local player selected to 2022 Polynesian Bowl

he Polynesian Football Hall of Fame announced on Friday the first local player selected to the 2022 Polynesian Bowl, with Punahou’s Tevarua Tafiti set to join some of the best prep football players in the nation in the 2022 game.

UH men’s basketball set to make final homestand against LBSU this weekend

Rainbow Warriors baseball head to the desert to face ASU in first series of 2021

UH’s Jardine and ‘Bows control their own destiny heading into final games of the season

‘Bows infielder Kole Kaler excited to take the field after 2020 season got cut short

No.2 Rainbow Warriors volleyball sweeps UC Irvine to move to 2-0

Rainbow Warriors volleyball takes down UC Irvine in season opener, 3-1

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Rainbow Warriors get road-split against CSUN, with overtime loss to Matadors

  Hawaii Pacific’s Olivia West continues to impress in her first season with the Sharks

  UH softball’s Bob Coolen excited to start a season unlike any other

UH basketball back on the road to take on CSUN this weekend

Rainbow Wahine softball unveils 2021 season schedule

  Warriors basketball determined to finish season strong, despite lack of depth

HPU’s Olivia West earns third PacWest Player of the Week award

Hawaii Pacific University women’s basketball’s Olivia West earned her third PacWest Conference Hawaii Pod Player of the Week award this season for her stellar performance last week for the Sharks.

Warriors basketball get swept by UC Santa Barbara, after 81-74 overtime loss

The Rainbow Warriors basketball team would fall short against UC Santa Barbara in a tough 81-74 overtime loss at SimpilFi Arena at Stan Sheriff Center.

Wahine basketball get road-split with 72-50 loss to UC Santa Barbara

The Rainbow Wahine basketball team wrap up their long road trip with a tough loss to UC Santa Barbara, 72-50 on Saturday evening.

HPU women’s basketball extend win-streak to 33, taking down Chaminade

he Hawaii Pacific University women’s basketball team extended their win-streak to 33 Saturday with a 75-45 victory over Chaminade at McCabe Gymnasium.

Rainbow Warriors basketball lose to UC Santa Barbara at home

Rainbow Wahine takes down UC Santa Barbara on the road

Rainbow Warriors baseball releases 2021 schedule

UH men’s volleyball unveils 2021 schedule, with season opener on the road

Reports: Mori to resign Tokyo Olympics over sexist remarks

Rainbow Warriors wrap up six-game homestand against UC Santa Barbara

Rainbow Wahine stay on mainland for series against UC Santa Barbara this weekend

The Rainbow Wahine basketball team is continuing their extended mainland swing this weekend with a two-game series against UC Santa Barbara.

UH’s Rico Bussey invited to 2021 NFL Scouting Combine

Now former Rainbow Warriors wide receiver Rico Bussey has been invited to the 2021 NFL Scouting Combine, Bussey announced on social media.

NBC will air opening ceremony of Tokyo Olympics live

NBC plans to air the opening ceremony from the Tokyo Olympics live on Friday, July 23. With Tokyo 13 hours ahead of New York and 16 ahead of Los Angeles, the opening ceremony will begin at 8 p.m. in Japan, which is 7 a.m. ET and 4 a.m. PT.

Rainbow Warrior legend Solomon Elimimian says “Aloha” to football after stellar 10-years in CFL

Rainbow Warriors football all-time leading tackler Solomon Elimimian says "aloha" to the Canadian Football League after a Hall of Fame career up North.

Former Konawaena star Chanelle Molina signs with WNBA’s Indiana Fever

Former Konawaena basketball star Chanelle Molina is headed to the WNBA, after signing a training camp contract with the Indiana Fever, team officials announced on Monday.

Saint Louis alumni, WSU quarterback Jayden De Laura suspended after arrest on suspicion of DUI

Washington State University and former Saint Louis quarterback Jayden De Laura was suspended from the Cougar football program after being arrested on suspicion of driving under the influence over the weekend.

  UH basketball’s Justin Webster named Big West Conference Player of the Week

The Rainbow Warriors’ Justin Webster was named the Big West Conference Men’s Basketball Player of the Week.

  Amanda Gorman, in a first, brings poetry to Super Bowl

If the Super Bowl was an unlikely platform for a poet, it showed just how much Gorman has seized the nation's spotlight since the inauguration.

  Super Bowl ads went for light humor. Not all succeeded

Off the field, brands sought to relieve the tension of the game — and the year — with lighthearted commercials stuffed with celebrities and nostalgic characters.

  Tom Brady wins Super Bowl No. 7, Buccaneers beat Chiefs 31-9

The Buccaneers (15-5) won their second NFL title and first in 18 years while becoming the first team to play the big game at home.

  WATCH: Get ready for the big game! Sunrise presents a special Super Bowl Sunday show

Hawaii News Now Sunrise is getting you ready for the big game with a special Super Bowl edition

Rainbow Warriors get weekend sweep over Cal Poly with 81-64 victory at home

Get the brooms — The Rainbow Warriors basketball team got the weekend sweep over Cal Poly after a 81-64 victory Saturday night at SimpliFi Arena at Stan Sheriff Center.

Wahine basketball snap 6-game road losing streak with big win at Cal Poly

24 hours after losing a close game to Cal Poly in overtime, the Rainbow Wahine basketball team wrapped up their series against the Mustangs with a big 66-60 win on Saturday afternoon.

UH basketball get decisive victory over Cal Poly at home

The Rainbow Warriors basketball team had a decisive 84-68 throttling of Cal Poly on Friday night at SimpliFi Arena at Stan Sheriff Center.

Rainbow Wahine fall in overtime at Cal Poly

In a rescheduled match up, the Rainbow Wahine basketball team fell to Cal Poly, 79-71 on Friday afternoon.

  Trading a stage for a field, former Miss Hawaii is an NFL cheerleader for Kansas City

In her rookie year as an NFL cheerleader, she has been able to support and cheer on the Chiefs at various games, including this past year’s AFC championship.

How are you getting ready for the big game? Share your Super Bowl photos!

Show us your Super Bowl pride!

  Mililani’s Ho’ohuli signs National letter of intent to play for the University of Nebraska

Mililani linebacker Wynden Ho’ohuli finally put pen to paper on Wednesday and signed his letter of intent to play football at the University of Nebraska.

  Punahou’s Thompson, Kapolei’s Sotelo among 10 new ‘Bows signed on National Letter of Intent Day

The Rainbow Warriors football team rounded out their 2021 signing class on Wednesday, after signing 10 new ‘Bows adding a depth of experience from the prep, junior college and transfer portal.

  Saint Louis’ Jaden Pieper signs with Pacific Lutheran University baseball

Saint Louis’ Jaden Pieper signed his letter of intent on Wednesday to play baseball at Pacific Lutheran University.

Hawaii’s Kolten Wong reportedly agrees to deal with Milwaukee Brewers

Hilo’s own Kolten Wong has reportedly set to sign a multi-year deal with the Milwaukee Brewers, according to multiple reports.

UH men’s and women’s basketball set to face Cal Poly this weekend

In a schedule change, the Rainbow Warrior and Wahine basketball teams are now set to face Cal Poly this weekend in a two game series, UH announced.

UH’s Kanno shoots 5-under in round one of Amer Ari Invitational on Big Island.

Rainbow Warriors golf freshman Isaiah Kanno wrapped up round one of the 30th Amer Ari Intercollegiate Invitational shooting 5-under 67 on Tuesday at the Hapuna Golf Course on the Big Island.

UH details estimated cost to renovate Clarence T.C. Ching Athletics Complex to Host ‘Bows football

The University of Hawaii says that an estimated $6 million is required to make upgrades to the Clarence T.C. Ching Athletics Complex in order to host Rainbow Warrior football games for at least the next three seasons, the school released on Tuesday.

  Maui team wins 2021 NFL Flag Football Bowl in Tampa, Florida

Super Bowl 55 is less than a week away, with the NFL already starting the festivities in Tampa, Florida over the weekend — starting with the 2021 NFL Flag Football Bowl.

Team Kai bests Team ‘Aina in 2021 Hula Bowl, likely last game at Aloha Stadium

The 2021 Hula Bowl wrapped up on Sunday in what is most likely the last game played at the current Aloha Stadium — Team Kai getting the win over Team ‘Aina, 15-13.

Rainbow Warriors basketball takes down UC Irvine in overtime

A Manoa miracle — The Rainbow Warriors basketball team took down Big West leader UC Irvine, 62-61 in overtime at the SimpliFi Arena at Stan Sheriff Center on Saturday.

Wahine basketball game against UC Irvine canceled over COVID-19 concerns

The Rainbow Wahine basketball team’s game against UC Irvine on Saturday afternoon has been canceled over COVID-19 concerns, school officials announced.

UH Men’s and Women’s basketball fall to UC Irvine Friday night

The Rainbow Warriors and Wahine basketball teams were both handed tough losses against Big West powerhouse UC Irvine on Friday night.

Snoop Dogg and Martha Stewart to co-host Puppy Bowl

Ahead of the game, the rapper and culinary icon will hold competitions to create the “pawfect” party snack and a Puppy Bowl-themed cocktail.

  Japan prime minister says he’s determined to hold Olympics

Suga repeated his resolve to achieve a “safe and secure” Olympics and pledged to get infections under control in Japan as soon as possible.

  NFL picks 3 honorary captains, Amanda Gorman for coin toss

Gorman, the country’s first National Youth Poet Laureate, recited “The Hill We Climb” at the Biden inauguration Jan. 20.

  Hawaii’s Taaga Tuulima makes the most of his opportunities at 2021 Hula Bowl

It is Bowl week in the islands as the 75th edition of the Hula Bowl is set to kick off Sunday in what all likelihood will be the last football game in Aloha Stadium.

  Wahine basketball set for road series against UC Irvine this weekend

The Rainbow Wahine are set to face their toughest challenge of the season, as they head to the mainland for a two-game series against Big West leader UC Irvine this weekend.

UH basketball coaches to wear sneakers this week to support Coaches vs. Cancer

The Rainbow Warriors basketball team is set to take on UC Irvine this weekend in Manoa, with the coaching staff wearing some new swag for a good cause.

  ‘Bows basketball returns home for two-game series with UC Irvine this weekend

The Rainbow Warriors basketball team returns home this weekend for a two-game series against Big West conference leader UC Irvine at SimpliFi Arena at Stan Sheriff Center.

UH Athletics to provide mental health resources to student-athletes through Talkspace

The University of Hawaii Athletics Department announced on Monday that they are partnering with Talkspace to provide mental health resources to all of their student-athletes, UH officials said.

Budweiser joins Coke, Pepsi brands in sitting out Super Bowl

The decision to not do an anthemic Budweiser ad showcases the caution with which some advertisers are approaching the first COVID-era Super Bowl.

Reigning champion Chiefs dump Bills 38-24 in AFC title game

Defending champions Kansas City Chiefs won the AFC championship.

Road warriors: Bucs win 31-26 at Green Bay, reach Super Bowl

The Tampa Bay Buccaneers are advancing to Super Bowl, beating Green Bay Packers 31-26 in NFC championship game.

Rainbow Wahine get two-game sweep over CSU Fullerton, after 57-43 victory on Saturday

The Rainbow Wahine wrapped up Saturday securing a two-game sweep over Cal State Fullerton, after a 57-43 victory at SimpliFi Arena at Stan Sheriff Center.

REPORT: LSU set to interview Vikings DB coach Daronte Jones for DC job

LSU will interview current Minnesota Vikings defensive backs coach Daronte Jones for the Tigers’ open defensive coordinator position, according to ESPN’s Adam Rittenberg.

Rainbow Warriors basketball gets road victory over CSU Fullerton, 76-53

The Rainbow Warriors basketball team got a much needed victory on Saturday, taking down CSU Fullerton 76-53, snapping a four- game losing streak.

Hawaii’s Brad Tavares returns to octagon victorious at UFC 257

Hawaii’s Brad Tavares returned to the octagon on Saturday, snapping a two-fight losing streak in a unanimous victory over Antonio Carlos Jr. in the preliminary rounds of UFC 257 on Fight Island.

Former Rainbow Warriors star Jeff Ulbrich named Jets defensive coordinator

The New York Jets announced on Thursday the hiring of former University of Hawaii linebacker Jeff Ulbrich as their new defensive coordinator.

Rainbow Wahine basketball best CSU Fullerton, 49-47 at home

The Rainbow Wahine basketball team took care of business on Friday night, besting Cal State Fullerton 49-47 in their Big West home opener at SimpliFi Arena at Stan Sheriff Center.

Rainbow Warriors suffer tough loss to CSU Fullerton, 83-67

The Rainbow Warriors basketball team stretch their losing streak to four, after a tough loss to Cal State Fullerton on Friday.

NFL giving free Super Bowl tickets to 7,500 health workers

The NFL announced Friday that 7,500 health care workers vaccinated for the coronavirus will be given free tickets to next month’s Super Bowl to be played in Tampa, Florida.

  Amid cancellation talk, Tokyo Olympics `focused on hosting’

Now set to open July 23, the Tokyo Games were postponed 10 months ago at the outbreak of the coronavirus pandemic.

Hawaii’s DeForest Buckner named 2020 Polynesian Pro Football Player of the Year

The Polynesian Football Hall of Fame announced on Thursday that Indianapolis Colt defensive lineman Deforest Buckner has been selected as the 2020 Polynesian Pro Football Player of the Year.

  Wahine basketball returns to Stan Sheriff Center for two-game series against CSU Fullerton

The Rainbow Wahine are set to make their long awaited return to SimpliFi Arena at Stan Sheriff Center this weekend for a two-game series against Cal State Fullerton.

Hawaii’s Tyson Nam falls to Matt Schnell via split decision on Fight Island

Hawaii’s Tyson Nam fell to Matt Schnell Wednesday morning in a contested battle at UFC on Fight Island 8.

  Warriors basketball looks to get back on track against CSU Fullerton this weekend

The Rainbow Warriors basketball team is looking to get back in the win column this week with a two-game series at Cal State Fullerton, after the ‘Bows dropped three straight Big West losses.

Hawaii Major Leaguers find new homes through free agency

As Major League Baseball’s free agency season continues, some of Hawaii’s biggest names in the majors will be playing for new teams next season.

Hawaii’s Tyson Nam set to take on Matt Schnell at UFC on Fight Island 8

Hawaii’s Tyson Nam is set to face Matt Schnell at UFC on Fight Island 8, the third local boy to make the trip to Abu Dhabi this month.

Pac West Basketball season underway, using new “pod” schedule

The Pac West Conference winter season got underway this past weekend, utilizing a new “pod” system to accommodate for the ongoing COVID-19 pandemic.

Kevin Na wins 2021 Sony Open by one shot at Waialae Country Club

The Final round of the 2021 Sony Open wrapped up at Waialae Country on Sunday, with Kevin Na getting a come from behind victory.

Warriors hoops drops second straight loss to CSU Bakersfield

The Rainbow Warriors basketball team lost its second straight game to Cal State Bakersfield on Saturday at the Stan Sheriff Center.