Paul Honda

Former Farrington and Texas Tech football player Sam Fehoko has joined the coaching staff at BYU. Fehoko, who previously coached at Texas Tech, made the announcement via social media with a photo (above). He played linebacker for the Red Raiders and became a graduate assistant last season. His younger brother, Breiden Fehoko, recently transferred out […]

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In a little more than four months, the championship football program at Damien will be at full throttle again. Coming off a 7-3 season and back-to-back Interscholastic League of Honolulu Division II titles, Damien has a full slate in the first three weeks of preseason. The Monarchs will play Castle, travel to Kealakehe (Aug. 12) […]

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Building practically from scratch has a way of thickening the skin of coaches, players and supporters. Coach John Uekawa has that thick skin, but make no mistake, he isn’t numb to the ups and downs of his young Maryknoll softball team either. With just one senior on the roster, after years of literally building a […]

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There are the Houston Rockets, the NBA franchise that makes offense look so easy with James Harden driving the bus. There are the Atlanta Falcons, an NFL offensive juggernaut with Matt Ryan at quarterback and Julio Jones at wide receiver, a franchise that finally shored up its defense enough to reach the Super Bowl. Set […]

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For any coach, even Stacie Mahoe, it was not an easy task to embrace. Yet, nobody knows more about the Kapolei Hurricanes softball program. With the retirement of Tony Saffrey, who guided the ‘Canes to the OIA crown last season, as well as in ’04 and ’05, Mahoe was tabbed to take over a largely […]

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For all of the chess games and field warfare and, ultimately, unmatched parity of the Interscholastic League of Honolulu, it took the existence of a new rule to make the season’s biggest game to date to put a wrench in the machine. It was mostly unanticipated. Few expected Kamehameha’s Hunter Breault to struggle*. He came […]

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From a physical standpoint, Payton Bosque is not much different from her namesake, the late, great Chicago Bears running back, Walter Payton. She is compact, fluid and a playmaker in the open field. Her field, though, happens to be the pool, where she is a fifth-team All-American in water polo. The University of Hawaii-bound standout […]

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Jayson Kramer was exhausted, perhaps, but entirely thrilled. The route from college pitcher at Hawaii to pitching coach at Kamehameha has been unexpected for him. So was the route from college to teacher at Radford High School. In fact, following his career with the Rainbows, Kramer was eyeballing a future in law enforcement. Then came […]

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Most humans experience planet earth and the surrounding solar system in three dimensions with five senses. Rick Tune and his Punahou volleyball team, arguably the best volleyball program in the nation, decipher information at another level. With just one hitting error in a 25-15, 25-16 sweep of ‘Iolani on Tuesday, Tune enjoyed the excellence, but […]

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The reality about the strange pre-game delay of 81 minutes on Saturday afternoon when second-place Saint Louis and first-place Kamehameha met for an ILH baseball game at Ala Wai Field is this: Not only were both coaches unwilling to play with only one umpire, but both we considering postponing the game. Game time was 3 […]

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