On vacation

by Cindy Luis on August 1, 2015

Heading to mainland to see my mom for her birthday. Not sure when I’ll be back on. Will leave this thread open for now. Please play nice. Probably be back on Sunday

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Ease for efforts

by Stephen Tsai on August 1, 2015

When Eric Okasaki started at UH nearly 40 years ago, George Ariyoshi was governor, Booga-Booga had its original members, and the only rail was the one at Pearlridge. In other words, Okasaki brings old-school values to the school, one of which is an athletic-department-bonding session dressed as a potluck. Okasaki is the organizer of the […]

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Midnight madness

by Stephen Tsai on July 31, 2015

Your parents weren’t entirely correct. There are good things that happen in the wee hours, such as this morning’s annual midnight weightlifting session. The event served as both a Warrior-bonding experience and a conclusion to the offseason conditioning program. Nose tackle Kiko Faalologo was this summer’s Hulk. He had four bench-press reps of 405 pounds. […]

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McGown joins Vulcans staff, Ribeiro to Cal

by Cindy Luis on July 30, 2015

Former CCH (BYUH), USA, UH (assistant) and BYU caoch Carl McGown is joining Tino Reyes’ staff at UH Hilo. His assistant’s job with the Vulcans starts Saturday. More recently been coach of the Swiss national team. One of the best volleyball minds out there IMHO. A good guy who is also a ski instructor in […]

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Ursua set to join Warriors

by Stephen Tsai on July 30, 2015

Forty-two months after signing with the UH football team, playmaker John Ursua will be joining the Warriors. Ursua said he earned admission into UH, and will participate in training camp. The initial plan calls for Ursua to redshirt this season. Ursua signed with UH in 2012 with the intent of going on a two-year church […]

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Wednesday checkin: Mitchem, beach money, et al

by Cindy Luis on July 29, 2015

IVC summer school ended today. Nothing has changed about Mitchem. Still is on track to be here by fall camp Aug. 10. She has provisional admittance to UH, meaning that she still has to attain her AA degree and submit the paperwork. As for her broken toe and crutches … just a joke between her […]

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The summer of Summers?

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by Brian McInnis on July 29, 2015

Former Army solider Chris Summers said he’s interested in walking on at Hawaii, and has received some moderate interest back; he was invited to run in open gyms with UH players. He’s also received some interest from HPU, he said.

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Warriors expected to receive COA stipends

by Stephen Tsai on July 29, 2015

UH is among eight MWC football programs that will offer cost-of-attendance stipends, league officials confirmed. Cost of attendance is the amount needed to cover expenses above a full scholarship’s coverage of tuition, room, board, books and mandatory fees. COA is based on a federal index in each school’s area. MWC officials said the league’s average […]

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Tulimasealii on Poly award watch list

by Dave Reardon on July 28, 2015

University of Hawaii junior defensive lineman Kennedy Tulimasealii, a product of Waianae High School, is among the 36 players on the preseason watch list for the 2016 Polynesian College Football Player of the Year Award which was announced today. Marcus Mariota, the Heisman Trophy-winning quarterback from Oregon and Saint Louis School, won the inaugural award […]

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Warriors picked 5th

by Stephen Tsai on July 28, 2015

The Warriors are predicted to finish fifth in the Mountain West Conference’s six-team West Division in polling of football media. The poll was released during this morning MWC Media Days. “That’s a little disappointing,” said left tackle Ben Clarke, who is representing the Warriors at the annual meet-the-press event. “It doesn’t mean anything. It’s just […]

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