75-year-old plans on climbing Mt. Everest . . . again

Who says climbing Mt. Everest was hard? Not Yuichiro Miura, that's for sure. In this article in the Agence France-Presse, the 75-year-old Miura plans to climb the lofty mountain yet another time. In 1970 he...

Sailing from Hawaii to Japan on waves

Here's a neat story coming out of the Honolulu Yacht Harbor. Yesterday, World Record-holder Kenichi Horie departed from Hawaii on a boat bound for Japan. The catch? The boat is fueled by wave power. The...

Meet Japan’s newest oldest boxer Kazumi Izaki

In case the earlier post on Japanese rugby didn't make you feel punchy enough, here's another interesting story from the world of Japanese sports. Just one week shy of her 45th birthday, Kazumi Izaki has...

Japanese rugby . . . who’s ready?

There's nothing like some good old-fashioned rugby news to get you over the Hump Day. That's extra good news for rugby fans in Japan, who just might be getting a new franchise there in the...

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...

A salute to the state basketball finalists

On Friday, we told you that you might want to check out the arch rival state final between Iolani and Punahou. Well, it turned out that the four Div. I and II title games...

Iolani – Punahou play for girls basketball title

Last night Glenn Takara's Iolani Raiders defeated the Waiakea Warriors 67-45 thanks to senior center Jamie Smith's 20-point, 15-rebound effort. Waiakea doubled Smith, which led to nine 3-pointers by Chanel Hirata, Kylie Ahlo, Dayna...

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