50th Annual Queen Lili‘uokalani canoe race kicks off Saturday; with donations to Maui

The 50th Anniversary of the Queen Lili’uokalani Canoe Race kicked off this week in Kona.

UH-Hilo men’s soccer voted No. 9 in preseason PacWest coaches poll

The Vulcans finished the 2022 season at No. 8. Action gets underway later this week for the 2023 season.

Big Island Now No. 25: What is your favorite water sport to participate in on Hawai‘i Island?

There are many other water sports that people enjoy and connect with not only for entertainment but on a cultural level.

Molokaʻi Hoe Canoe Race canceled to prioritize Maui relief efforts

The Oʻahu Hawaiian Canoe Racing Association has canceled the Molokaʻi Hoe Canoe Race in response to the ongoing crisis on Maui, highlighting their commitment to safeguarding community welfare and maintaining the spirit of aloha.

Vulcans place 65 on Division 2 academic achievement awards list

A total of 65 student-athletes from the University of Hawaiʻi at Hilo were recognized by the Division 2 Athletics Directors Association for maintaining a GPA of 3.5 or higher during the 2022-23 academic year.

2023 University of Hawaiʻi at Hilo Men’s Soccer schedule

The 2023 Hawai’i Hilo men’s soccer team, under the guidance of head coach Garrett Estrin, will take on 16 games this fall.

2023 University of Hawaiʻi at Hilo Womenʻs Soccer schedule

The 2023 Hawai’i Hilo women’s soccer team, under the guidance of head coach Gene Okamura, will take on 15 games this fall.

2023 University of Hawai’i at Hilo Women’s Volleyball schedule

Led by fifth-season head coach Chris Leonard, the Hawai’i Hilo Women’s Volleyball team is set to compete in a 28-match slate.

127 UH Hilo student-athletes qualify for Academic All-PacWest Team

At the University of Hawaiʻi at Hilo, 127 student-athletes have been recognized on the Pacific West Conference 2022-23 Academic All-PacWest Team.

Transpac 2023 boat race starts next week

With the most Hawai‘i racers/boats competing in over 10 years, Hawai‘i racers come from Hawai‘i Yacht Club, Waikiki Yacht Club and Kewalo Basin.

UH Hilo: Coach Yagi’s memorial service will be held June 26

A former University of Hawai‘i at Hilo basketball coach, Yagi was known as the “Father of Small College Basketball in Hawaiʻi.”

Jimmy Yagi, beloved former UH-Hilo basketball coach, dies at 88

Jimmy Yagi, known as the “Father of Small College Basketball in Hawai‘i,” remains the winningest men’s basketball head coach in UH-Hilo history with 252 wins over 12 seasons.

Waikōloa Beach Resort Golf offers discounted rate for Junior Golfers

Waikōloa Beach Resort Golf is offering discounted rate for junior golfers to play nine holes after 3 p.m.

Kona Royals U18 team win state Rugby league championship for first time

After an undefeated season, the Royals beat local club Poly United, 14-5.

20th annual Luck of the Irish charity golf tournament for Hawaiʻi Island United Way

The Luck of the Irish Golf Tournament is back on March 12 and 13 for its 20th year as a fundraiser for the Hawai’i Island United Way.

Football champs Konawaena Wildcats honored by Hawaiʻi County Council

The Hawai’i County Council celebrated the Konawaena High School Wildcats on Wednesday before moving on to agenda items during its regular session meeting. The Wildcats won the Division I state high school football championship last November, bringing the school’s first-ever state football championship back to the Big Island.

‘The Voice’ of University of Hawai’i Athletics Jim Leahey has died

Jim Leahey announced sports for the university for over 40 years.

UH-Hilo’s Peat named PacWest Defender of the Week for Jan. 9-15

This is the second time this season the 6-foot-11 sophomore forward-center for the Vulcans has received the honor.

Stricker cruises to 6-shot victory at Mitsubishi Electric Championship at Hualālai

“I didn’t know what kind of game I had coming into this week, but it was pretty good,” Steve Stricker said after winning the Mitsubishi Electric Championship at Hualālai.

42-player field set for senior PGA tournament Jan. 19-21 at Hualālai on Big Island

The 42-player field for the Mitsubishi Electric Championship at Hualālai, in which competitors must be 50 or older, includes first-timers Justin Leonard and Thongchai Jaidee.
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