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Commercial Highlights UH Manoa “Lifestyle”

September 6th, 2011 by Ryan Ozawa · No Comments · Education, Sports, Television, Video

This past weekend’s opening college football game between the UH Manoa Warriors and the Colorado University Buffaloes was broadcast live on ESPN. And during one of the commercial breaks, both universities got some airtime to show off their stuff. For UH, the theme of the day was “Lifestyle.”

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MMA on Hawaii Public Radio

June 26th, 2008 by Ryan Ozawa · No Comments · Hawaii, Media, Sports

When worlds collide. With the inaugural Hawaii Mixed Martial Arts Sports & Fitness Expo landing in Honolulu this weekend, Hawaii Public Radio is going to take a serious look at a serious phenomenon that, nevertheless, falls far outside of the usual public radio comfort zone. Tonight on “Town Square,” airing at 5 p.m. on KIPO […]

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‘Hawaiian machismo’ cited in surfer murder

May 14th, 2008 by Ryan Ozawa · 8 Comments · Media, People, Sports

It’s been a year since prominent Hawaii-born surfer Emery Kauanui was beaten to death outside his mother’s apartment in La Jolla, Calif. It was the brutal conclusion to an altercation in a nearby bar earlier that evening, and left surfers everywhere in shock. Now that the murder trial is drawing near, the incident is making […]

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The Great Aloha Run

February 19th, 2008 by Ryan Ozawa · No Comments · Events, Family, Hawaii, Sports

Great Aloha Run 2008 from hawaii on Vimeo. I wasn’t expecting to have President’s Day off. Neither was my body clock, which drew me out of bed well before dawn yesterday. On a whim, I decided to head downtown for the start of the 24th annual Great Aloha Run. In addition to some blurry cameraphone […]

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NFL Patriots ‘Spygate’ Has Hawaii Link

February 1st, 2008 by Ryan Ozawa · No Comments · Hawaii, Sports

With Superbowl XLII mere hours away, a Maui man is emerging as a key player in the ongoing ‘Spygate’ controversy swirling around the New England Patriots. The Patriots, who square off against the New York Giants on Sunday, were fined by the NFL in September after they were caught videotaping the defensive signals used by […]

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Photo of Hawaii Athlete Among Top Picks

December 19th, 2007 by Ryan Ozawa · 1 Comment · Hawaii, Media, Sports

The end of the year invariably brings with it a long list of long lists, as everyone puts together “best of” roundups that look back over the highlights of the past twelve months. Some are more interesting than others, and Reuters’ “Pictures of the Year” definitely fall on the interesting end of the spectrum. This […]

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Heisman Trophy Eludes Brennan

December 8th, 2007 by Ryan Ozawa · 3 Comments · Hawaii, Sports

Celebrated Hawaii quarterback Colt Brennan was not named the winner of this year’s Heisman Trophy, “the most prestigious award in college football.” The Heisman went to Florida quarterback Tim Tebow. Even so, Brennan had a lot to be proud of. The news was announced moments ago at the 73rd Heisman Trophy award ceremony in Times […]

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Colt the Cover Boy

September 27th, 2007 by Ryan Ozawa · No Comments · Hawaii, Sports

Colt Brennan celebrated quarterback of the rejuvenated University of Hawaii Warriors football team, is featured on the cover of the upcoming issue of ESPN The Magazine. “It’s the first time a local athlete has received this national honor,” crowed KHON sports anchor John Veneri tonight. Now, not being particularly sports savvy, I confess that I […]

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