Oct. 28 – Sports anchor for ABC7 in LA and Hawaii native Rob Fukuzaki talks about the Dodgers’ first World Series win since the late ’80’s and the process they took to get them to their series win.
#ESPNFanFriday: Talk Story – University of Hawai’i MBB newcomer JoVon McClanahan joins Tiff Wells for this week’s episode. The 5-11, 170-lb. sophomore guard out of Sheridan College in Wyoming is expected to compete for the team’s starting point guard position. McClanahan averaged 23.5 points, 6.5 rebounds and 6.3 assists per game last season for Sheridan.
Oct. 23 – UH Women’s Volleyball Assistant Coach Kaleo Baxter joins the show right before practice to discuss how practices have gone and what the focuses are on, the excitement level of both the coaches and players, possible scheduling format (including travel) for the upcoming season and thoughts on the NCAA changing its tournament format.
Oct. 23 – UH Men’s Basketball Assistant Coach voices his opinion on the recently released conference schedule, adjusting to playing on back-to-back nights and who has stood out during practice.
Oct. 23 – UH Women’s Basketball Head Coach Laura Beeman gives her thoughts on the recently released conference schedule, the importance of her relationship with the team during this time and just how deep this team is.
Oct. 23 – Fresh of the NBA title as an Assistant Coach for the LA Lakers, former UH Men’s Basketball player Phil Handy joins the show while on vacation to discuss the run the Lakers went on to win championship number 17, how AD can still improve, Jimmy Butler took the Miami Heat to another level during the playoffs, having the ability to see former UH great Anthony Carter on the Heat staff throughout the NBA Bubble and just how thankful he still is for Phil Handy.
Oct. 23 – From new coaches in the NBA to UH football beginning on Saturday to the release of the UH basketball schedule, Artie discusses it all on this Aloha Friday.
Joining the show today are:
-Former Rainbow Warrior and current UH Men’s Basketball grad manager Gibson Johnson discusses the excitement level of being back in the gym and of the recently announced basketball schedule, all the while raising a baby boy with his wife.
-Fresh of the NBA title as an Assistant Coach for the LA Lakers, former UH Men’s Basketball player Phil Handy joins the show while on vacation to discuss the run the Lakers went on to win championship number 17, how AD can still improve, Jimmy Butler took the Miami Heat to another level during the playoffs, having the ability to see former UH great Anthony Carter on the Heat staff throughout the NBA Bubble and just how thankful he still is for Phil Handy.
-Former UH Men’s Basketball Guard Trevor Ruffin joins the show for a few minutes to talk about his relationship with Phil Handy.
-Former UH Men’s Basketball standout and coach Bob Nash reflects on players he has coached and how they are successful in their pro careers and in life, the difficulties of coaching in Japan and just how much fun he’s having still being around the game of basketball.
Oct. 21 – We did an at-home special for the kickoff edition of Call the Coach! Coach Graham and Bobby Curran recap training and preview the Rainbow Warriors’ upcoming game at Fresno State. Plus, coach answers a bunch of questions from fans.
Oct. 16 – Rainbow Warrior Basketball head coach Eran Ganot voices just how much fun it’s been to see his team back on the floor, how hard it’s been on basketball players to go from having the ability to practice daily to having nothing for 7-plus months because of the pandemic and the effort he has see immediately from the many newcomers.
Oct 16 – Rainbow Warrior Volleyball head coach Charlie Wade mentions the prospects of bringing back 3 All-Americans for another final season, how the teams culture has maintained its strength and what it will be like to trim a roster down from 27 (17 of which have some form of freshman status).
Oct. 16 – University of Hawai’i Athletics Director David Matlin talks of the anticipation for the football ahead of the October 24th kickoff around the Mountain West Conference and just how much communication there has been between the conference and its schools.
Oct. 16 – Rainbow Wahine Golf head coach Stephen Bidne discusses the many hats he wears as a coach when on the links with his team, how he spans the globe in search for potential recruits, how tournament vary from course to course and just how he got former golf pro Scott Simpson to join his staff.
Oct. 16 – College Basketball has a target start date of November 25th and with UH Men’s Basketball beginning workouts this week, Artie talks about just how anxious he is to meet and get to know the many newcomers on this team. And how interesting it’ll be with such a short NBA offseason. Former UH Men’s Basketball Point Guard Drew Buggs joins the show and talks of his new surroundings as a member of the Missouri Men’s Basketball team, what it’s been like back to practice amidst COVID-19 health and safety protocols and the differences between the Big West and a power-5 conference in the SEC. Also, Former UH Men’s Basketball Shooting Guard Trevor Ruffin dreams of playing in a fast paced, three-point shooting frenzy NBA, discusses the recently completed NBA Finals and just how happy he is for fellow UH hoopster Phil Handy to win a ring. Just how tough does Doc have it in Philadelphia? Artie and Trevor discuss that as well.
Oct. 15 – In the premiere episode of In Focus, President and CEO of the Hawaii Lodging and Tourism Association Mufi Hanneman joins Dave to talk about the pre-travel testing that starts today and how that could affect tourism in Hawaii. Also, Cheryl Oncea from the Hawaii Business Magazine talks about the upcoming Wahine Forum, and Christi Young from Honolulu Magazine talks about Poke and an event coming up very soon all about Poke.
Oct. 13 – Kamehameha alum and Miami Dolphins linebacker Kamu Grugier-Hill chats about their recent victory over the 49ers and how he and Tua Tagovailoa are moving forward in the NFL.
Oct. 9 – Former Rainbow Warrior offensive lineman and recipient of the 2016 Ben Yee Most Inspirational Award RJ Hollis talks about his playing days in Manoa, the University of Hawai’i legacy, transitioning to broadcasting and more.
Oct. 9 #ESPNFanFriday – University of Hawai’i Football Chief of Staff Trent Figg describes the environment at football practice with no media present, the limitations for the program amidst the on-going global pandemic and the mood around the team with opening kickoff nearing.
Oct. 9 #ESPNFanFriday – Lakers fan and University of Hawai’i Women’s Basketball Head Coach Laura Beeman tells of where she’d rank LeBron James, who her Mount Rushmore is for women’s basketball players and the process of getting her team ready for the upcoming season.
Oct. 9 #ESPNFanFriday – University of Hawai’i Men’s Basketball Assistant Coach Jabari Trotter voices his excitement level with his LA Lakers up 3-1 in the NBA Finals, what’s going on with the team ahead of the November 25th start date and how to schedule non-conference games when the Big West Conference hasn’t announced its schedule yet.
Oct. 5 – Today ESPN Honolulu’s Keegan Ohta joins the show. Mark give his take on the MLB Playoff’s so far and what he feels about the Houston Astro’s, Also Mark and Keegan have different thoughts on the NBA Final’s outcome.
Oct. 2 – Former University of Hawai’i Men’s Basketball standout Carl English joins us from Newfoundland, Canada. English helped the program earn back-to-back NCAA Tournament appearances and reflects on his time in Hawaii, his experiences in pro ball and the story behind his recent book, Chasing a Dream: The Carl English Story.
Oct. 2 #ESPNFanFriday – University of Hawai’i Football Chief of Staff Trent Figg discusses the football schedule being announced earlier in the week, Chevan Cordeiro named QB1 for the team, how to prep the team in such a short time with the first game in just over three weeks and how is the team with workouts halted due to positive cases.
Oct. 2 #ESPNFanFriday – Women’s Volleyball Associate Coach & Beach Volleyball Head Coach Angelica Ljungqvist mentions the new changes to the NCAA Tournament format, how excited she is to see the players very soon with practice beginning soon and more importantly, how the two new setters compliment one another and the program.
Oct. 2 #ESPNFanFriday – University of Hawai’i Men’s Basketball Assistant Coach John Montgomery talks about how life is during the pandemic, what his daily schedule and roles are, the interest level of teams wanting to play at Hawai`i and also describes the Mikan drill.
Oct. 2 – Artie dives into the NBA Finals as Game 2 comes on later today. He also discusses the recently released Hawai`i football schedule. Joining the show today from the NBA Bubble is former UH Men’s Basketball Guard and current LA Lakers Assistant Coach Phil Handy. Coach Handy talks about the Lakers bench environment, what it’s like to be a member of Frank Vogel’s coaching staff, what adjustments the Lakers have during their postseason run, the IQ level of Rajon Rondo, a look ahead to Game 2 and the rest of the series, plus he goes down memory lane with a fan who met him in Charlotte a few seasons ago.
Sept. 25 – A day after the Mountain West Conference’s announcement to start the football season on Oct. 26, University of Hawai’i Athletics Director David Matlin, Head Football Coach Todd Graham, and Head Team Physician Dr. Jonathan Sladky took questions from the media.
Sept. 25 – In this wide-ranging talk story session, Coach Robyn talks about her life in volleyball, from playing at McKinley H.S. and UH to serving on the U.S. National Team and competing in the Olympics. The reigning Big West Conference Co-Coach of the Year also shares her thoughts on coaching the Rainbow Wahine and how the team has coped with the postponement of the 2020 season due to the COVID-19 pandemic.
Sept. 18 #ESPNFanFriday – 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.