Expanded coverage of all things volleyball, including notes, observations and analysis on the Rainbow Wahine, Rainbow Warriors, SandBows and Team USA.

About the blog host

Cindy Luis covers University of Hawaii volleyball for the Star-Advertiser. She began her career as a sports journalist in Hawaii in 1981 with the Honolulu Star-Bulletin and was the sports editor, assistant sports editor, columnist and beat writer during a 31-year span before the paper became the Star-Advertiser. She graduated from UCLA in 1977 with a B.A. in Communication Studies.

Latest news

Warriors at 7, SandBows to 3; POW to Martin-Monkhouse

By Cindy Luis on March 19, 2018

Team flies back today The Neach 19-0 unanimous No. 1 Followed by BYU, UCLA, UCI, Pepperdine, Loyola They Hawaii SandBows up to No 3 Pepperdine stays at 1 and UCLA 2 USC drops to 4 From UH/Big West Hawaii beach volleyball players Morgan Martin and Lea Monkhouse were named the Big West Pairs Team of the Week for the second straight time after going a perfect 6-0 in this weekend’s Outrigger Resorts Hawaii Invitational. Playing all but one of their […]

No. 7 Pepperdine 3, No. 3 Hawaii 1

By Cindy Luis on March 18, 2018

Match at 2 p.m. HST Gametracker: http://www.pepperdinewaves.com/gametracker/launch/gt_mvolley.html?event=1579622&school=pepp&sport=mvolley&camefrom=&startschool=& Live stream 124636 | Hawai’i at Pepperdine I am at Beach VB until 3-ish. will update this when I can from Queen’s. If you want to keep track with SandBows: Gametracker for UH vs. GCU, 1215 http://stats.statbroadcast.com/broadcast/?id=211737 Gametracker for UH Nebraska, 1:30 http://stats.statbroadcast.com/broadcast/?id=211738

SandBows 3, USC 2

By Cindy Luis on March 17, 2018

Both UH and SC both 5-0 winners in their first matches UH over Nebraska ad SC over Grand Canyon Live stats available at beach age Hawaiiathletics.com

CSUN 3 Hawaii 0

By Cindy Luis on March 16, 2018

Match 4 p.m. HST I have a commitment during the start of the match will catch up later today Live stats http://www.sidearmstats.com/csun/mvball/ streaming video http://bigwest.sidearmstreaming.com/watch/?Live=1

CSUN 3, Hawaii 0

By Cindy Luis on March 15, 2018

Match at 4 p.m. HST live stats at the moment the link takes you to CSUN’s last match v Harvard. should update in an hour or so http://www.sidearmstats.com/csun/mvball/ live streaming http://bigwest.sidearmstreaming.com/watch/?Live=961

Martin-Monkhouse Beach POW, awards for Matautia

By Cindy Luis on March 13, 2018

Matautia was named the Off the Block/Molten National Outside Attacker of the Week and VolleyMob National Player of the Week. The sophomore hitter had a career-high five aces against BYU, finishing with 12 in the Outrigger, one off the tournament record. From UH Morgan Martin and Lea Monkhouse were named the Big West Pairs Team of the Week after going 5-1 versus six ranked squads—including wins over two top 10 teams—during this past week. Martin and Monkhouse are the first […]

Warriors down to No. 3, SandBows to No. 5

By Cindy Luis on March 12, 2018

https://www.avca.org/polls/beach/index.html BYU leapfrogs into No. 2 with Hawaii down a spot to No. 3. Long Beach State remains unanimous No. 1. UCLA up a spot to No. 4. UCIrvine drops 2 to No. 5 6-9 stay the same. Penn State (8-3 in the OUtrigger) drops out of the poll after being No. 11 last week. Nittany Lions with enough points to put them at 16th. As for Beach, last week’s results juggled some things among the Top 5 https://www.avca.org/polls/beach/3-12-18.html Pepperdine […]