Saint Louis’ Jordan Yamamoto Shines on the Diamond

Photo Credit: ScoringLive When Saint Louis High School won the 2014 Hawai‘i State High School Baseball Championship at Les Murakami Stadium on May 23, it marked the first time in four decades that the Crusaders...

Ichiro and odor-less astronauts

As the World Baseball Classic rolls on . . . some interesting facts about Ichiro. A Japanese astronaut goes "odorless." Hawaii-based soldiers take in the Japanese culture. Internment is a hot topic at Middlesex Community College in...

Bryan Clay wins gold! Plus, a homecoming tour!

Congratulations to Bryan Clay, who just won the Olympic gold medal in the decathlon and became the first Hawaii-born or raised athlete in over 50 years to bring home an individual Olympic gold honor....

In honor of Wally Yonamine

Baseball pioneer Wally Yonamine passed away last night at the age of 85. Yonamine was chosen as one of the Herald's Japanese American pioneers last year. Here is the story that ran in our...

The Hiroshima-Honolulu Bridge

Due to popular demand, we are running Joe Udell's three-part series from his recent trip to Japan, where he followed the Hawaii Island Movers baseball team and the Team Honolulu girls softball all-stars in...

UH pitcher Harrison Kuroda makes triumphant return to the mound

Harrison Kuroda has played 4 seasons for the Rainbows; in those 4 years, he's had nearly as many season-ending shoulder injuries (2) as he's had career starts for UH (3). But the former ILH Player...
Paul hustles for the New England Patriots.

Lead Story – Through Life’s Twists and Turns

From Leilehua Mules to the NFL to Breast Cancer Survivor, Paul Dombroski Proves a Champ Dan Nakasone Special to The Hawai‘i Herald I remember it so clearly. It was a Sunday morning and the NFL Oakland Raiders were playing the New England Patriots. Dad and I were glued to the television set because Paul Dombroski....

Mixed plate

Bessie Noll, a 15-year-old sophomore in Tokyo's American School in Japan, is turning heads as a member of the varsity baseball team. Attention North Platte, Neb. natives: Get ready for the story of Ben Kuroki,...
Members of the Oahu AJA League championship team, Waipahu, gather for a group photo (from left): Landen Taga, Chevas Numata, Zach Kometani, Nelson Inabata, Moku Paiva, Blane Muraoka, Hunter Hirayama, Revan Wong, Ricky Tahara, Kaipo Paiva, David Torigoe and Shaun Kiriu with his son Cooper.

Community Focus – Oahu AJA Baseball League Holds Awards Banquet

“Remembrance, Honor & Celebration” was the theme of the Oahu AJA Baseball League’s annual awards banquet on April 26 at Natsunoya Tea House. The event also celebrated the league’s victory in the 84th Annual Hawaii State AJA Baseball Championship Tournament, which was played at the Francis Wong Stadium in Hilo on April 6 to 7.....

Doc’s MLB All-Star Game Fantasy Team

The annual Major League Baseball All-Star Game is a little over a week away, on July 15 at Target Field in Minneapolis, Minn. Maui’s Kurt Suzuki is having the best year of his MLB career...

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