NAWILIWILI — The gusty winds blowing up to 18 knots and more on Thursday stirred the pot and churned Fast Company, skippered by Jim Saylor to its second straight win in the second of the Nawiliwili Yacht Club’s Phil Tanner Memorial Series race.
It appears one of Honolulu Mayor Rick Blangiardi’s latest goals in loosening the island’s COVID-19 restrictions is to have a gradual return to recreational and high-school sports.
HONOLULU — The University of Hawai’i men’s basketball team was unable to take advantage of the opportunity to split the series with the top team in the Big West Conference, the University of Santa Barbara, in back-to-back losses last Friday and Saturday.
LONG BEACH, Calif.—The Hawai’i women’s basketball team will play two critical Big West matchups against Long Beach State at 2 p.m. Friday and 7 p.m. Saturday at Long Beach State Gymnasium.
LIHU‘E — Tyler Navarro, an assistant with the Kaua‘i High School Air Rifle program, said when the project is completed, it will be the first air rifle range built to specifications for any of the Kaua‘i schools.
Any signs of normalcy throughout this pandemic are welcome, even though they are fleeting.
KAPA‘A — Kawaihau bats exploded early, including a 2-run in-the-park homerun by Judge Michael Soong, Saturday during the Kaua‘i Senior Softball games waged at the Bryan J. Baptiste Memorial Sports Park that shared sporting excitement with pick up tennis games, pickleball matches, a skateboard safety and basics clinic, and the filled skatepark.
HONOLULU – Las Vegas Raiders Quarterback Marcus Mariota and his Motiv8 Foundation are auctioning off his game-worn cleats from the week 13 game against the New York Jets as part of the NFL’s My Cause My Cleats 2020 campaign. The auction ends on Feb. 12, 2021, and all proceeds will benefit Hawaii Foodbank. Mariota will match the final donation amount to double the impact of the gift.
Kaua‘i professional surfer Bethany Hamilton’s recent challenge to herself to abstain from social media was more than pushing her latest venture of motivational speaking promoting “The Unstoppable Life” courses she telecasts virtually.