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Rainbow Wahine prepare for tests on the road

by Jason Kaneshiro on December 17, 2014

Along with studying its upcoming opponents, the Rainbow Wahine basketball team will also focus on final exams during their second road trip of the season. The Rainbow Wahine departed for California on Wednesday morning and are scheduled to practice in Los Angeles in preparation for Saturday’s game at Loyola Marymount. They’ll also finish out finals […]

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Kuehu nets 1K

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by Brian McInnis on December 14, 2014

Shawna-Lei Kuehu became the 18th player in program history to score 1,000 career points.

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High praise for Rainbow Wahine hoops

by Jason Kaneshiro on December 1, 2014

Hawaii’s Laura Beeman had company among coaches complementing the Rainbow Wahine basketball team’s efforts over the weekend. Stanford’s Tara VanDerveer and North Carolina’s Sylvia Hatchell — both members of the Naismith Memorial Basketball Hall of Fame with more than 1,800 wins between team — offered praise for the Wahine (4-3) after their teams held off […]

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UH, North Carolina win Rainbow Wahine Shootout openers

by Jason Kaneshiro on November 28, 2014

Expectations are rising for the Rainbow Wahine basketball team. So although Hawaii opened the Waikiki Beach Marriott Rainbow Wahine Shootout with a 14-point win on Friday, there wasn’t a celebratory tone in head coach Laura Beeman’s postgame comments. “It really comes down to when you want to be great, things aren’t going to be easy,” […]

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Video: Ashleigh Karaitiana

by Stan Lee on November 27, 2014

Ashleigh Karaitiana and the Rainbow Wahine basketball team prepares to compete in the 2014 Rainbow Wahine Shootout this weekend.

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Busy Thanksgiving for Rainbow Wahine basketball team

by Jason Kaneshiro on November 26, 2014

Before enjoying a hearty Thanksgiving banquet, there will be work to be done on the holiday for the Rainbow Wahine basketball team. The team has a two-hour practice scheduled for Thanksgiving morning, its last full workout in preparation for the Waikiki Beach Marriott Rainbow Wahine Shootout. The Wahine will later join the other three teams […]

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Rainbow Wahine Classic games delayed

by Jason Kaneshiro on November 23, 2014

An elevator malfunction pushed back the start of the final night of the Bank of Hawaii Rainbow Wahine Classic on Sunday. The Missouri women’s basketball team’s arrival at the Stan Sheriff Center was delayed when members of the team got stuck on a hotel elevator. The Tigers were on their way to the lobby of […]

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Wahine basketball: Let it snow

by Jason Kaneshiro on November 18, 2014

Morgan Mason’s first snowfall helped the Hawaii point guard keep her cool when the tension rose on Sunday. Mason grew up in Southern California and hadn’t seen snow until the Rainbow Wahine basketball team arrived in Colorado for their season opener last week. “I was just outside playing like a little kid, throwing the snow […]

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Breathtaking win for Rainbow Wahine

by Jason Kaneshiro on November 15, 2014

With Colorado’s thin air in mind, Laura Beeman pushed the Rainbow Wahine basketball team through drills “without oxygen” leading up to the season opener. To prepare for the altitude, Beeman and the UH coaches gave the Wahine reduced recovery time between conditioning and shooting drills in the practices leading up to the season-opening road trip […]

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Rainbow Wahine take defensive stance to CSU

by Jason Kaneshiro on November 13, 2014

Defense was a recurring theme in Laura Beeman’s postgame comments following the Rainbow Wahine basketball team’s exhibition win over Hawaii Hilo on Oct. 29. She’s maintained that emphasis over the two weeks leading up to Friday’s season opener at Colorado State. “After Hilo, we haven’t stopped defensive practices,” UH senior Shawna-Lei Kuehu said. Beeman opens […]

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