Serena embarrasses nation. Naomi Osaka is a True Champion

For anyone who doesn’t know, this is Naomi Osaka. She's 20 years of age, and on Sunday, September 9th, she became the US Open champion. She received no coaching during the match, broke zero rackets, and treated the umpire and her opponent with respect throughout the competition. Unfortunately nobody is talking about her — pundits … Continue reading Serena embarrasses nation. Naomi Osaka is a True Champion

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At 4PM HST the sirens went off

We've all heard civil defense sirens from World War II movies. Air raids triggered alarms nightly. I had just boarded an early E bus when Honolulu's warning system fired. The screeching was deafening. Sound bounced between massive concrete and glass structures. Scary, creepy ... apocalyptic. No can. Not our style. #CaneLane is coming. Governor Ige … Continue reading At 4PM HST the sirens went off

Why Guy Hagi gotta stand in front of CaneLane?

Hey Guy Hagi, why you always gotta stand in front of #CaneLane? Why you gotta tell me the swells is coming? Me I don't see nothin' ... Sitting in front of my computer screen wondering why? Why Guy Hagi? Hurricane Warning for O'ahu 8.22 at 5p HST Me? I'm in Honolulu on the south shore. … Continue reading Why Guy Hagi gotta stand in front of CaneLane?

Three Days til CaneLane … front row

Coconut wireless and corporate media stay consumed by approaching Hurricane Lane, which I dub #CaneLane. Winds shifted tonight. Normal gentle offshore breezes turned inward — with authority. The chop of the small, but growing, onslaught of wind waves warns something ferocious lies behind. To my longtime BFF, I wrote: #CaneLane will be insane! Here come … Continue reading Three Days til CaneLane … front row

Democrats and Millennials exhibit PHO-compassion for poor children

The Political Left put on quite a display of PHO-compassion this week. Certainly it is horrific and visually disturbing to witness children being removed from families who have illegally crossed the U.S. border. This is a complex issue and Americans have lied to ourselves for over 30 years without agreeing to a humane and rational … Continue reading Democrats and Millennials exhibit PHO-compassion for poor children

World Cup 2018 Futbol Kicks Off

Once every four years ... the world comes together to celebrate, sing, dance samba and revel around The Beautiful Game. Some computer models predict Tite's Seleção from Brasil (blue) will carry the cup home, which would be the nation's sixth title in 21 appearances. Other predictive models suggest Germany (red) will prevail. This could be an … Continue reading World Cup 2018 Futbol Kicks Off

From Starbucks to Wellbridge Sports & Wellness men are treated like Pond Scum

America is undergoing intense social change at this time. In part, this transformation is driven by what social scientists call "relative morality." What does this mean? Think of slavery. All of us accept this is wrong today. Yet in 1787, when this nation formed, slavery was legal. It took a terrible war in 1860 to … Continue reading From Starbucks to Wellbridge Sports & Wellness men are treated like Pond Scum