Wright On: Hilo pioneer Sunahara gets his due

If we had a chance to sit down and discuss the big issues with Reed Sunahara, possibly the most accomplished all-around athlete to ever come out of Hilo, there is a very good chance that, at some point, he would tell a young, athletic person to dream big.

Wright On: Rumor has ‘it’ factor

The unrelenting issue for Hilo-side surfers whose dreams of someday emerging on a professional circuit, traveling the world for waves, is the simple fact of geography.

Wright On: Four who floored us in 2018

There never seems to be the right time to thank everyone who allows me to intrude on their lives for a day or two of research that produces a column on the sports page each Monday, so let’s make this that time, just because we can.

Wright On: ‘Blame nobody, expect nothing, do something’

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.