Insight, News, and Opinion by Nick Abramo
  • September 23, 2021

Nick Abramo

Cheering Against COVID-19: Sacred Hearts Nails It For A Fourth

Slowly but surely, Hawaii’s CHAMPIONS are returning to the podium. COVID-19 has been one long, confusing, irritating, shocking, crazy, sad and weird journey. It’s been a killer, literally. And it’s taken a lot of joy away from a lot of people all over the world. Fortunately, there seems to be a real turn in the […]Read More

2021 UH FOOTBALL SCHEDULE: A Bundle Of Former Hawaii High

The 13-game 2021 University of Hawaii football schedule came out Friday. Some things will be very different this fall for the Rainbow Warriors, especially the field they’ll be playing on for the six home games. Instead of at the crumbling 50,000-seat Aloha Stadium, UH will compete on campus at the T.C. Ching Athletics Complex, which, […]Read More

DOE Memo: Public Schools Can Start Workouts March 8 For

It took a long, long time, but the Department of Education has finally given the go-ahead to public schools to begin sports workouts for the spring season. This is amazingly good news for public school athletes all across the state, who have been sidelined by the COVID-19 health crisis for one full year. Previously, only […]Read More

ILH Takes The Next Big Step Toward A Spring Season

Nothing is ever certain about sporting events during the COVID-19 health crisis. But the Interscholastic League of Honolulu is working hard to ensure that its private schools will be at least playing some of its planned spring sports. The league’s heads of schools met online on Friday, when they kept seven sports (tennis, golf, air […]Read More

Generally Speaking, ILH Sports Appear To Be Steaming Ahead

The key word is “generally.” There are no real specifics when you’re planning on running sports schedule with COVID-19 causing all of its havoc: One thing is contingent on another and another thing is contingent on another and so on. In other words, planning is one thing. Getting approval and executing the plans are quite another […]Read More

Billy Kemper’s Big-Wave Survival Story Is The Subject Of A

Maui world champion big-wave surfer Billy Kemper is the subject of a six-part documentary series. The show “Billy” is all about Kemper’s road to recovery after his near-fatal surfing accident in Morocco, and the first episode is available now at WorldSurfLeague.com. The next five episodes of the WSL Studios-produced show will be released one at […]Read More