The Perfect Schedule

The Perfect Schedule

As it stands right now, the 2020 University of Hawaii football schedule is in shambles. Four games, including three against marquee Pac-12 schools, have been canceled. UH Athletics Director David Matlin is doing what he can to  find replacement opponents – he managed to secure a Sept. 26 home date against Robert Morris University –…Continue Reading »

ESPN Honolulu Scrapbook #12

ESPN Honolulu Scrapbook #12

It’s time again to peek into our photo archives and share some of our favorite memories of life at ESPN Honolulu! This time around, we’ve collected some of our more recent images. Honestly, given the lengthy social distancing measures caused by the coronavirus pandemic, these events already seem like they happened ages ago. Here’s hoping…Continue Reading »

Pro Wrestling: The Sweet 16

Pro Wrestling: The Sweet 16

This one is for all the pro wrestling fans out there: Pretend a billionaire benefactor gives you the ability to start your own wrestling company. (Hey, part of being a wrestling fan is having the ability to suspend belief, so work with us here.) You have a sizable operating budget and a cable television deal…Continue Reading »

Sheltered Animals

Sheltered Animals

Being successful in talk radio requires the ability to adapt on the fly. You have to be ready for anything, from breaking news and weather calamities to equipment malfunctions and abrupt schedule changes. When COVID-19 reared its ugly head and made social distancing the new reality, the ESPN Honolulu team – like everyone else in…Continue Reading »

Bayview Golf Course

Bayview Golf Course Driving Range powered by Toptracer

Ben Hogan once said, “The most important shot in golf is the next one.” No doubt, the golf legend would have loved Bayview Golf Course in Kaneohe. Whether you’re working to improve your swing or fine-tune your putting game, Bayview is where you can take your best shots – and have a world of fun…Continue Reading »

Top Ten Video Games (of Yesteryear)

Top Ten Video Games (of Yesteryear)

By Lance Tominaga. I admit it. I was among the most hardened of skeptics when I first heard about “esports.” The very idea of geeky, computer-addicted Erkels getting scholarships for playing video games was entirely far-fetched to me. But I can no longer deny reality. I was wrong. Esports is real, and it’s here to…Continue Reading »

Gary’s Blog: Baseball’s Back, But…

Gary’s Blog: Baseball’s Back, But…

Well, it was fun for a while. Live sports, that is. Pro sports. Team sports. Baseball. I had a feeling last Thursday and Friday that I hadn’t had for a long time. Watching one of the major sports leagues return to action, with games that counted, it was a little surreal. A good kind of…Continue Reading »

UH Football Quiz

UH Football Quiz

We don’t know about you, but we can’t wait for the start of the University of Hawaii football season – whenever that is. It feels like eons since the Rainbow Warriors handled BYU in the SoFi Hawaii Bowl. To whet your appetite for what’s (hopefully) to come, here’s a quick Pop Quiz on UH football.…Continue Reading »

They’re Baaaaaack!

They’re Baaaaaack!

After a lengthy absence, the NBA resumes its 2019-20 season this Thursday with a modified schedule. It will hardly be “business as usual,” as games will be played within a quarantine-safe “bubble” in Orlando. Still, the return of LeBron, Zion, PG-13, the Greek Freak and the rest of the world’s greatest basketball players is worth…Continue Reading »

“This was for All the People Back Home”

“This was for All the People Back Home”

September 12, 1992. In Colorado Springs, Colorado, the University of Hawaii football team had just carved out a hard-fought 6-3 victory over their WAC rival, the Air Force Academy. Instead of celebrating their big win, however – it was Hawaii’s first-ever road victory over the Falcons – the team’s thoughts were focused on what was…Continue Reading »