I didn’t get to watch UFC 229 live unfortunately, but I did read up and watch videos of the aftermath soon after I was pau hana from work. Almost immediately I got the notification that Khabib Nurmagomedov had defeated Conor McGregor in what was hyped as UFC biggest event yet, I then heard about the mayhem that ensued.
A contingent of local paddlers competed against not only some of the best in the state, but some of the best in the world. The 66th annual Molokai Hoe long-distance outrigger canoe race took place last weekend. Crews paddled about 41 miles on the Kaiwi Channel from Molokai to Oahu.
Bellator MMA announced Thursday the promotion will host a “Salute the Troops” event on Dec. 14 at the Neal S. Blaisdell Center in Honolulu, in partnership with the USO (United Service Organizations).
KAPAA — Every one got some touches Tuesday night when Kauai High School girls volleyball team walked out of the Bernice Hundley Gym with a straight-set win — 25-17, 25-14, and 25-15 — over the Kapaa High School program. Earlier in the evening, the Kauai junior varsity was a 3-0 winner over the Kapaa JV — 25-19, 25-22, 25-12.
PUHI — The Menehune girls have clinched their second straight league title and berth at states. Waimea High School’s varsity girls volleyball team defeated Island School in straight sets Tuesday night at the Wilcox Gymnasium in Puhi to win this year’s Kauai Interscholastic Federation championship — 25-12, 25-7, 25-16.