Gifford gets second chance

by Stephen Tsai on May 25, 2016

When Nick Rolovich was hired as head coach, he emptied the files, giving each Warrior a fresh start. Rolovich recently hit the refresh button, moving defensive end Ka‘aumoana Gifford from suspension to a version of probation. Gifford, who had been suspended from team-related activities since an arrest on April 12, will be allowed to participate […]


Lopez part of exciting future

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by Billy Hull on May 24, 2016

UH freshman Ethan Lopez has been a force at the plate since getting regular playing time.


UH does not overlook Punahou LB

by Stephen Tsai on May 24, 2016

Former UH football player Keith Ah Yuen is a Renaissance Man who has added a new talent: Visionary. Ah Yuen is predicting that his nephew, Punahou linebacker La‘akea Look, will develop into a top contributor to the Warriors’ special teams. “He’s not the fastest or the biggest, but he has an uncanny ability to make […]

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Warriors coaches visit robbed shop owner

by Dave Reardon on May 23, 2016

The University of Hawaii football staff visited Ok Cha Kim, the 76-year-old Kalihi store owner who was robbed last Monday. Video of her being choked hit social media quickly and went viral. It resulted in two of her alleged attackers turning themselves in.


UH football: Back in session

by Stephen Tsai on May 23, 2016

Well, that was quick. Ten days after the spring semester’s last final exam, UH is back in session. That means the Warriors’ spring-roster players are back on campus today for the first of two summer sessions. Meanwhile, the incoming freshmen will begin attending classes next month. They are enrolled in the so-called bridge program — […]

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UH football: Leilehua DB mulling options

by Stephen Tsai on May 22, 2016

If Leilehua High defensive back Charles “Moku” Watson had to make a college choice right here and right now, he said: “It would be UH.” “I built a real strong bond,” Watson added. “For the most part, staying home and rebuilding the process is something I want to do.” But Watson, who lives with relatives […]

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Janet Jackson and the decline of the Pro Bowl

by Dave Reardon on May 22, 2016

Some folks say it’s not a coincidence that Jim Steeg — the one person most credited with developing the Super Bowl into the extravaganza it is today — left his job as the NFL’s top exec in charge of special events shortly after the 2004 Patriots-Panthers game, which was most famous, or infamous, for its […]


“UH is getting a steal”

by Stephen Tsai on May 21, 2016

What was announced in January has become official: Mililani High’s Kaimana “Mana” Padello is joining the Warriors as a preferred walk-on. “He’s my guy,” Mililani head coach Rod York said, “but anybody would say: ‘UH is getting a steal.’ He’s walking on because he wants to stay home and he wants to play for the […]

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by Stephen Tsai on May 21, 2016

I’ve said it before and I’ll say it again: Cancer sucks. It doesn’t discriminate. It takes our young and our elderly; the tough and the innocent. Last night, it took one of the bravest and most honorable. Deepest sympathy to Robert Kekaula on the loss of his father.

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Kaiser’s Nic Tom set to join Warriors

by Stephen Tsai on May 20, 2016

One of Hawaii’s most versatile high school athletes — Nic Tom of Kaiser High — will be joining the Warriors as a walk-on this summer. “I felt like UH was the better option,” said Tom, who also received offers from Air Force and two Division II schools. Richard Torres, Kaiser’s defensive coordinator and a former UH […]

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