Famed Hawai‘i Quarterback Colt Brennan Dies at 37

May 11, 2021
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HONOLULU — Colt Brennan, a star quarterback at the University of Hawaii who finished third in the 2007 Heisman Trophy balloting, died early Tuesday, his father said. He was 37.

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Eight football players from the University of Hawaiʻi at Mānoa tested positive for COVID-19 over the past week, the athletics department announced Tuesday. This comes within two weeks of starting spring practice on March 25.

Making Gridiron Dreams a Reality on Moloka‘i

Nov 7, 2016
Kanani Ah Van
Kanani Ah Van

For the second year in a row, the Maui Interscholastic League football champions come from Moloka‘i. It’s an eight-man team—with a long road to success. Catherine Cluett Pactol has more on their story from the Moloka‘i Dispatch.

Super Bowl Champ Returns to Hawaii Island

Feb 11, 2014
Sherry Bracken
Sherry Bracken


 It's a familiar story across the state.  Young people often leave home for college and for work, and return to Hawaii when they can, often on vacation.  Or sometimes they return after achieving a career milestone.  HPR's Sherry Bracken has one of those stories about a Big Island native.