VOLCANO — At the top of the hill, hours from the starting point down at Coconut Island, time was insignificant Saturday at the Cooper Center.
“Be careful out there on those trails,” might be the best message you can get these days from Bree Brown, among the top women’s ultra distance runners on the Big Island.
An unwritten rule for local newspaper columnists comes into play today, the morning of The Night Before Christmas. We set aside personal views on the holiday and what it has become, because this moment of cultural tradition abhors variance from the norm.
Before you make fun of her 40th birthday present to herself, think back on your own life.
Perry Harada grew up in Hilo and drew inspiration for his life’s pursuits here, but no keiki on the Big Island today can find that same motivation.
Sports, and the catch phrases we learn from them, invade our national conversations to the point that you find politicians and everyday folk relying on expressions we get from our games on a daily basis.
First in a series highlighting adventures of individuals and teams in Hilo-side athletics and athletes that haven’t had traditional outlets for their news