Just three holes in and already 3 over for her round, Michelle Wie's chance of winning her first professional golf tournament was on the verge of disappearing into the California desert. But the 16-year-old calmed down in time to remain in contention entering the final round of the $850,000 Samsung World Championship.
The impact of surfing on American culture is wonderfully -- lovingly -- detailed in Ben Marcus' "Surfing USA!" likely the first book to treat the sport as a serious cultural phenomenon.
Hawaii passed up the run and Colt Brennan threw for seven scores against New Mexico State. UH improved to 2-4 overall and 2-2 in the Western Athletic Conference in earning its first home win of the season, 49-28.
Hawaii's host culture is what differentiates it from other sun-and-sand destinations. Yet while there are plenty of native Hawaiians working in the visitor industry, the host community is noticeably absent when it comes to the management ranks
Hawaii County is proving that drivers can be lured from their cars to take public transportation if the price of a ticket is right, which in this case it is.