Category Archives: What’s Happening

Yokozuna

Yokozuna

By Lance Tominaga, ESPN Honolulu Web Editor. Standing 6-8 and weighing in at over 500 pounds, it’s easy to say that Hawaii’s Chad Rowan was a larger-than-life champion. As Akebono, Rowan attained international superstar status as the first-ever foreign-born Yokozuna (“Grand Champion”) in Japan’s national sport of sumo. Although he has fallen ill in recent…Continue Reading »

Inspired Asian Cuisine

Inspired Asian Cuisine

Special Advertorial Wherever you may be on Oahu, make the drive to Kapolei Commons to experience the unique and savory flavors of DB Grill, one of the most popular establishments to hit the local restaurant scene in years. The menu here is described as “an inspired interpretation of a modern Asian bistro,” and DB Grill…Continue Reading »

Tomorrow: Nae Nae Calhoun

Tomorrow: Nae Nae Calhoun

University of Hawaii women’s basketball standout Nae Nae Calhoun will be our featured guest on the latest edition of ESPN Honolulu’s “Fan Friday: Talk Story.” Calhoun, a sophomore guard out of Riverside, California, was a 2019-20 Big West Conference All-Freshmen Team selection. That season, she started in 29 games and set a program record for…Continue Reading »

Thanksgiving Trivia

Thanksgiving Trivia

By Lance Tominaga, ESPN Honolulu Web Editor. Happy Thanksgiving! At ESPN Honolulu, we have many things to be thankful for, and right at the top of the list is your support and friendship. May your holiday be filled with family, food, fun and (of course) football! In the meantime, here’s a short Thanksgiving trivia quiz…Continue Reading »

Pick6: A Football Feast

Pick6: A Football Feast

By Lance Tominaga, ESPN Honolulu Web Editor. So what are YOU thankful for? For me, as we continue to navigate the treacherous waters that is the COVID-19 pandemic, I’m grateful for every possible blessing, big or small. And Thanksgiving is the perfect time to reflect on them all. The sports fan in me, of course,…Continue Reading »

Duels in the Desert

Duels in the Desert

By Lance Tominaga, ESPN Honolulu Web Editor. The University of Hawaii men’s basketball team will take on the University of Illinois at Chicago (UIC) tomorrow in the first round of the Las Vegas Classic. ESPN Honolulu (92.7 FM/1420 AM) will bring you the game live from the Orleans Arena in Las Vegas. The Rivals Pregame…Continue Reading »

Showdown in Laramie

Showdown in Laramie

By Bobby Curran. It all comes down to this one game – all the hopes and aspirations for an entire season down to an afternnoon in Laramie, Wyoming. Wyoming is not dissimilar to Hawaii, but a softer non-conference schedule means their overall record is better at 6-5 compared to 5-7. Both teams have been horrifyingly…Continue Reading »

Which Team Would Win?

Which Team Would Win?

By Lance Tominaga, ESPN Honolulu Web Editor. June Jones (76 victories) and Dick Tomey (63) are the two winningest head coaches in the Division I era of University of Hawaii football. Tomey brought the program to national prominence during his 10-season tenure (1977-86), while Jones elevated Hawaii to new heights in his nine years at…Continue Reading »

Let’s Talk Turkey

Let’s Talk Turkey

By Lance Tominaga, ESPN Honolulu Web Editor. It’s the week of Thanksgiving, and we are thankful. More specifically, we are thankful for the chance to identify 2021’s “Sports Turkey” of the year! As usual, we need your help. So our new ESPN Honolulu Fan’s Voice question of the week is, “WHO WOULD YOU CHOOSE AS…Continue Reading »

Feast Mode: Season Finale!

Feast Mode: Season Finale!

It’s Week 13 – our season finale – of H&W Foodservice’s “Homegating Giveaway”! Throughout the University of Hawaii football season, our friends at H&W Foodservice have been giving YOU a chance to win a delicious family-sized football feast – with a retail value over $200 – that you can enjoy at home!  One last time,…Continue Reading »