Category Archives: What’s Happening

Gary’s Blog: Say What?

Gary’s Blog: Say What?

A day or so ago, I would not have thought that I’d start my blog with what I’m about to write. I thought I’d start with the NFL or NBA playoffs. I guess if there’s one thing I’ve learned this year, it’s this: Nothing is a sure thing, and expect the unexpected. By the time…Continue Reading »

A Lasting Legacy

A Lasting Legacy

Last week, America lost a revered pioneer when Supreme Court Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg died after a lengthy battle with pancreatic cancer at the age of 87. We wondered, “Who stands out as a pioneer when it comes to women and sports in our Aloha State?” A few people immediately come to mind, including the…Continue Reading »

The Big Debut

The Big Debut

Last month, addressing his team for the first time inside Allegiant Stadium, Las Vegas Raiders owner Mark Davis announced, “Welcome to the Death Star, where our opponents’ dreams come to die.” Tonight, Davis’ “Death Star” will make its long-awaited debut – assuming Luke Skywalker doesn’t destroy it first – as the Raiders host the New…Continue Reading »

Aaron or Brett?

Aaron or Brett?

Brett Favre or Aaron Rodgers? Aaron Rodgers or Brett Favre? Who will go down as the better quarterback for the Green Bay Packers? It’s a question that Packer fans will likely be debating till the end of time. And we’re not even asking who the greatest Packer QB of all time is (Bart Starr fans…Continue Reading »

Sunday Sports Quiz

Sunday Sports Quiz

Happy Sunday, gang! Here’s a pleasant way to spend part of your day: Test your Sports IQ with a round of good old-fashioned trivia. This set of questions features a mixed bag of gimmes and stumpers, and includes both local and national topics. Have at it! 1. Who was named “Fighter of the Decade” for…Continue Reading »

On This Date: September 20, 2013

On This Date: September 20, 2013

By Tiff Wells In 2013, it was day 2 of the Shocker Volleyball Classic in Wichita, Kansas. A rare, non-conference tournament appearance on the mainland for the Bows and they were coming off a sweep of South Dakota the day before. 7th ranked Hawai`i took the first two sets, 25-17 and 25-16. But 23rd ranked…Continue Reading »

Putting in the Work

Putting in the Work

We are now less than a month away from one of boxing’s most anticipated fights of 2020. On Oct. 17, Vasiliy Lomachenko and Teofimo Lopez will battle for the undisputed lightweight championship of the world -four title belts in all – and fight fans will be able to watch to for free on ESPN. Lopez…Continue Reading »

On This Date: September 19, 2012

On This Date: September 19, 2012

By Tiff Wells In 2012, after a dominant 16-season run in the Western Athletic Conference, the Rainbow Wahine played their first Big West Conference match since 1995. It was nearly a rude welcome back for 7th ranked UH on the road at Cal State Northridge. Down in the match two separate times in a rare…Continue Reading »

On This Date: September 18, 2010

On This Date: September 18, 2010

By Tiff Wells In 2010, a night after sweeping BYU, 6th ranked Hawai`i hosted the Cougars once again. The Rainbow Wahine hit .252 and had 7 services (6 in set 3 alone) en route to a second straight sweep over BYU in as many nights, the set scores: 25-23, 25-13, 25-16. BYU hit a mere…Continue Reading »

Today: Kelci Sumida

Today: Kelci Sumida

Tiff Wells will be ‘kicked it’ with University of Hawaii soccer sensation Kelci Sumida. The sophomore midfielder had a memorable debut season in 2019, leading the Rainbow Wahine in game-winning goals (3) and finishing second in total goals (5). More importantly, Sumida helped the team make its first-ever Big West Tournament appearance. Sumida talks about…Continue Reading »