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Good Intent

May 27th, 2014

Kamehameha Schools Maui isn’t what most people would call an athletic powerhouse — not yet, anyway. But if helping student-athletes to continue competing in their sports in college is a barometer of success — and I think it certainly should be — this school has got it going on. According to figures from Kamehameha spokesmanREAD MORE

Extra innings: UH baseball

May 25th, 2014

You will get more of my thoughts on the University of Hawaii baseball team’s just-completed season in Monday’s column in the paper. Here’s what didn’t make it into the column due to length: It is telling that the four pitchers who started 10 or more games are the four team leaders in ERA. The bullpenREAD MORE

Cuban Misspeak Crisis? Nah

May 23rd, 2014

If I were walking down the street and encountered someone wearing a hoodie, of any race, I wouldn’t cross the street to avoid him or her. Same if it were someone with tattoos and a bald head. Would my guard be elevated? Perhaps. His examples were clunky, but I think what Mark Cuban said ThursdayREAD MORE


May 21st, 2014

From a reader who requests anonymity: To me, your recent writing points to UH becoming a D-II school (e.g. UH can’t even do a little bending of the rules and get away with it, the travel costs associated with D-I schools limit many scheduling possibilities, and NCAA investigations could limit recruiting success). In addition, the failure ofREAD MORE

Four UH football games set for national TV

April 17th, 2014

The Hawaii home football games against Washington (Aug. 30) and Oregon State (Sep. 6) and road games at San Diego State (Oct. 18) and Colorado State (Nov. 8) are slated for national television, according to a release today from the Mountain West. The Colorado State game is scheduled for ESPN Networks the others are onREAD MORE

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