Expanded coverage of all things volleyball, including notes, observations and analysis on the Rainbow Wahine, Rainbow Warriors, SandBows and Team USA.

4 Warriors named to MJNT, Dunphy retires

by Cindy Luis on June 22, 2017

been on vacation, catching up on a few things MNT defeated host Poland 3-1, a win coupled with a loss by Bulgaria advances the U.S. to the Final Round on July 4-8 in Curitiba, Brazil. With DeFalco staying with the senior team, it opened up the spot for Matautia. Team is playing in FIVB Men’s […]


U.S. men fall in 5 in World League to Russia

by Cindy Luis on June 17, 2017

Tough loss The U.S. Men’s National Team couldn’t quite control Russia and fell, 31-29, 17-25, 25-19, 27-29, 15-13 in an FIVB World League match in Lodz, Poland. The loss drops the U.S. to 3-5 while Russia improved to 4-4. The Americans finish out pool play today against host Poland (4-4). Libero Erik Shoji (Punahou) had […]

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SVT speculation clarified, U.S. men defeat Iran

by Cindy Luis on June 15, 2017

The only truth to van Tilburg’s instagram is that he has indeed left Hawaii, as in the state not the team, and is back home. spoke to Wade who is in California to confirm. Had also heard from several sources that his teammates were joking around about how much they’d miss him. as mentioned previously, […]

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Monday: Catching up on old news, new news

by Cindy Luis on June 12, 2017

Officially back to work after vacation. Let’s see … On the Warrior front looking like redshirt freshman middle Jack Reese is transferring to George Mason. Believe it is financial. Potentially they may be losing another player due to finances. Fey has signed to play in Italy. Think only mentioned Franciskovic previously. We know McKellar will […]

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Gimmillaro retiring at The Beach, Iosia, et al

by Cindy Luis on June 7, 2017

Catching up. Still on mainland. Gimmillaro retiring after 32 years with the 49ers. think 41 years overall with high school. I will miss him. He told me he just decided the other day http://www.longbeachstate.com/sports/w-volley/spec-rel/060717aaa.html Iosia to USA WJN Training Team http://www.teamusa.org/USA-Volleyball/Features/2017/June/05/USAV-Names-16-Member-Womens-Jr-National-Training-Team and thanks for info on previous tread Franciskovic to Modena Volley in Italy. Also […]


Wahine season tickets on sale Monday, camps set

by Cindy Luis on June 5, 2017

Tickets on sale Monday UH ticket office is temporarily located at Les Murakami Stadium for next four weeks – DIFFERENT PHONE #: 956-4482 also can buy online at HawaiiAthletics.com Lower level – $175 plus an ‘Ahahui Koa Anuenue premium seat contribution* Upper level: Sections A-J, AA, BB, HH-SS, Q Adult – $150 Senior citizen (65+) […]


3 Warriors named Academic MPSF

by Cindy Luis on May 31, 2017

apologize for the delay Still traveling Congrats to Patrick Gasman, Dalton Solbrig and Stijn van Tilburg. From UH: Mountain Pacific Sports Federation All-Academic Scholar-Athlete Honors announced Tuesday. The requirements were a 3.00 or better cumulative grade point average accompanied by having participated in at least fifty percent or more of the institution’s competitions as well […]

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Kawika Shoji elected to USAV board of directors

by Cindy Luis on May 27, 2017

checking in. am in Florida for niece’s wedding. Congrats to K Shoji. http://www.teamusa.org/USA-Volleyball/Features/2017/May/25/Kawika-Shoji-Elected-to-USA-Volleyball-Board Kawika Shoji (Honolulu, Hawaii), a 2016 Olympic Games bronze medalist with the U.S. Olympic Men’s Volleyball Team, has been elected to the USA Volleyball Board of Directors representing the indoor male athletes. His term begins July 1 and goes through June 30, […]

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List of Wahine at gala

by Cindy Luis on May 24, 2017

Someone had asked about who came on Sunday Courtesy of Kimo Kai of UH Foundation: Jenny Wilton Grace Brandi Brooks Bourgondien Karolyn Kootnekoff James Deanna Angel Sue Hlavenka Martina Cincerova Vernerova Candy Kane Heather Brennan Sandstrom Kee Williams Toni Nishida Stephanie Shota Shigemasa Chastity Nobriga Kari Anderson Ambrozich Lee Ann Satele Jaime Paet Apo Jayme […]

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Wahine schedule out today

by Cindy Luis on May 23, 2017

Am traveling Will try to post when able Orherwuse it will be at Hawaiiathletics.com Pretty much the same I put up a while ago

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