Stutzmann out six weeks

Single-side receiver Billy Ray Stutzmann suffered a fractured hand and will miss about six weeks, UH head coach Norm Chow confirmed tonight.

Stutzmann will undergo surgery tomorrow.

“It’s heartbreaking,” ย Chow said.

* * * * *

Cornerback Ne’Quan Phillips showed promise in his college debut. Safety Marrell Jackson is expected to be an impact player. Both are the first phase of the Warriors’ recruiting plans in Florida.

Assistant coach Chris Demarest is UH’s point recruiter in Florida.

“I recruited there for over 20 years,” Demarest said. “When i was a young coach, I started recruiting there.”

He has developed ties with high school coaches, counselors and community leaders.

Demarest said that football in Florida, similar to football in Texas, is a year-round passion.

“One thing you have to understand about Florida is they have spring football,” Demarest said. “They have 15 days of contact football and, at the end, they play against another team. They practice in the fall, they practice in the spring. They practice in the fall, they practice in the spring. They practice in the fall, they practice in the spring. Then they practice in the fall. That kid has seven opportunities to get better as a football player before he goes off to college.”

For many, Demarest said, football is a player’s “ticket out.”

“They take football very seriously,” Demarest said. “There are so many players who went before them who set precedent with other universities that those guys have the hunger to follow the footsteps of all of the guys who went before them. It’s about pride.”

Demarest said the wish is to recruit up to three Florida high school seniors each year.

In addition to Phillips and Jackson, receiver Allen Sampson and tight end Ryan Hall are from Florida. Sampson recently underwent knee surgery and will redshirt this season. Hall is a Duke graduate who transferred to UH this summer.

* * * * *

Happy birthday to Stretch.


  1. laulau head September 5, 2012 8:06 am


  2. MattyBoy September 5, 2012 8:06 am

    First again!!!

  3. Ipu Man September 5, 2012 8:06 am


  4. mo808 September 5, 2012 8:06 am

    Good Morning!

  5. MattyBoy September 5, 2012 8:07 am

    Dang!!! Jumped the gun a little too quick again!!

  6. laulau head September 5, 2012 8:07 am

    It pays to still be on da west coast!!!

  7. Ipu Man September 5, 2012 8:07 am

    The clock suggests a tie…

  8. Annoddah Dave September 5, 2012 8:08 am

    ST & Tsaiko Blog Dogs:

    When do kids in Florida and Texas study?

  9. mo808 September 5, 2012 8:09 am

    Pipeline from Florida…mmm Good!

  10. MattyBoy September 5, 2012 8:09 am

    Yup clock says its a tie. But still have that number 2 next to my name..

  11. gigi-hawaii September 5, 2012 8:09 am

    I spent 3 nights in Orlando, Florida back in January 1975. Temperature was in the 60s and the hotel pool was unheated. Enjoyed Disney World and attended a concert by the Florida Symphony, which was conducted by my boyfriend’s brother.

  12. cheepono September 5, 2012 8:09 am

    Keep the Florida pipeline going!!!

    Go demo! Go warriors!

  13. laulau head September 5, 2012 8:10 am

    Shoots…a tie. I can live with that!

  14. (Jesse) James September 5, 2012 8:12 am

    Good morning Tsaikos….Woo Hoo. Top twenty-five.

  15. (Jesse) James September 5, 2012 8:13 am

    Nice to hear we are getting guys from Florida…Keep the pipeline open. BTW, when do the kids in Florida practice again??? LOL

  16. koakane September 5, 2012 8:14 am


  17. laulau head September 5, 2012 8:17 am

    Yup…it’s nice keeping local talent at home, but we need that speed from the “other” sunshine state to keep up with the Marquis Lees of da world

  18. Stephen Tsai September 5, 2012 8:20 am

    (Jesse) James:

    Lol. That was one of those quotes I left in full because it sort of shows Demo’s rapid-fire speech. According to my digital recorder, my interview with Demo lasted 1:54, yet I was able to get enough for three stories.

  19. Stephen Tsai September 5, 2012 8:22 am


    Lee said he was was recruited by Chow when Chow was at UCLA.

    It’s kind of interesting when opposing coaches and players cite Chow so often.

  20. Ipu Man September 5, 2012 8:26 am

    Speaking of sunshine state, the producer of the made-in-Hawaii film,

    “You may not kiss the bride” was just on the Japanese radio station

    KZOO radio, who said former Miss Hawaii and KGMB weekend weather

    lady, Malika Dudley, was a stunt actress in some of the dangerous shots…

  21. Ipu Man September 5, 2012 8:26 am

    …and she’s expecting a baby in October?

  22. Stephen Tsai September 5, 2012 8:28 am

    KZOO is still around?

  23. gigi-hawaii September 5, 2012 8:28 am

    ST: you wrote Lol in your comment.

  24. Stephen Tsai September 5, 2012 8:28 am

    Is that the station that used to broadcast out of Kaimuki?

  25. A-joe September 5, 2012 8:35 am

    Hahahahahahaa! Demarest, Rapid Fire!!

    Good to see this coaching staff not only recruiting for the future but securing players who can make an immediate impact.

  26. Ipu Man September 5, 2012 8:35 am

    K-Z-Oh-Oh is now in the Japanese Cultural Center in Moilili

    and in the Ala Moana’s Shirakiya…

  27. Stephen Tsai September 5, 2012 8:35 am


    I did, but that’s proper because I was laughing at somebody’s funny comment.

    If somebody says something funny, you can lol.

    If somebody says: “You guys are stupid. lol.” That would be improper usage.

  28. A-joe September 5, 2012 8:37 am

    KZOO partnered with Shirokiya and has a satellite station within the store itself. (Sleeze’s firm wen design the the buildout)

  29. gigi-hawaii September 5, 2012 8:42 am

    ST: tanks, eh, for da clarification. Lol.

  30. hillmok September 5, 2012 8:42 am

    Let’s pray Norm keeps Demo around for a long time to come…he deserves a pay raise already!

  31. Ipu Man September 5, 2012 8:43 am

    Long ago there was a Demarest at The Fort Bragg Psychological Operations Center.

    Wonder if that was his papa or grandpa? He owned a farm in Washington that

    grew hops for beer… Very profitable.

  32. LizKauai September 5, 2012 8:45 am

    Aloha Kakahiaka!


  33. SteveM September 5, 2012 8:52 am

    Good morning everyone!

    Need a video of Coach Demarest counting practices with ST holding up his tape recorder… ๐Ÿ™‚

  34. Chicken Grease September 5, 2012 8:54 am

    Excellent blog you have here. Well written and full of information. And what a terrific fan base you have here. I wonder if you would . . . hahaaha, kidding. Tsai, how the heck do these Agent Smiths infiltrate up in hea, up in hea? Time to be Neo (wouldn’t a Tsai look great in the black leather overcoat and designer shades, folks?).

    So, more humble pie (am I reading this right?) from SC — they wanna continue playing our Warriors? What’s next? Put a peace sign on the back of their helmet?

    Ohayooooooooooooooooooooooooooooogozaimasu, Hawaii sports fans, Tsaikos, all!!!!!!! ๐Ÿ˜€

  35. WarriorNY September 5, 2012 9:01 am

    Great I always respected USC’s willingness to play us. I don’t understand why UCLA and Oregon never schedule any more games against us.

  36. Stephen Tsai September 5, 2012 9:02 am

    Chicken Grease:

    I think that was one of those polite post-game stories that our columnist likes to write.

    It’s right up there with, following a bad date, one person says: “That was fun. I’ll call you.”

  37. Chicken Grease September 5, 2012 9:03 am


    September 5th, 2012 at 8:37 am

    KZOO partnered with Shirokiya and has a satellite station within the store itself. (Sleeze’s firm wen design the the buildout)

    Yeah. Not to imply that you don’t know, but radio stations in Nippon do this a bunch (and with even MORE fishbowl action — imagine two DJs in a cramped outside store window and you get the idea of how they do it in Japan). Don’t listen to KZOO as much for “just turn in the rajio for J-pop fix” as 97.1 FM plays J-pops ;).

  38. Stephen Tsai September 5, 2012 9:04 am

    And after this year, if the alignments remain, UH and Boise State will never play football against each other again.

  39. gigi-hawaii September 5, 2012 9:05 am

    what’s a bad date?

  40. gigi-hawaii September 5, 2012 9:07 am

    boy, gloomy weather today. It’s raining at Aloha Stadium.

  41. Kukui High School September 5, 2012 9:18 am


    WOO HOO!!!!

  42. Kekoa September 5, 2012 9:19 am

    Yes!โ€ฆWe need to severly spank BSU and send them off to never-never land!

    Oh, and Good Morning Tsaiko Village People!

    Wait 15 minutes and da wetter going change to mo bettah!

    A-Joe!โ€ฆI call you in a few minutes Hawaiian.

  43. Chicken Grease September 5, 2012 9:19 am

    Stephen Tsai:

    September 5th, 2012 at 9:02 am

    Chicken Grease:

    I think that was one of those polite post-game stories that our columnist likes to write.

    It’s right up there with, following a bad date, one person says: “That was fun. I’ll call you.”

    I see, I see, soo desu, wakaru. Thank you, doomo for the clarification and amplification, Stephen Tsai. Love your writing; wish you had a column :D.

    A Grease is immensely positive about the rest of this Warrior football season. As in immensely positive like how the Drs and New York citizenry at the end of Ghostbusters 2. Coach Chow and staff and the boys are good. They good.

  44. jm2375 September 5, 2012 9:27 am

    Good morning Tsaikos!

    Annodah Dave – #8 – with enrollment at some public schools approaching 4K students (in Miami and surrounding areas, at least), don’t think they’re keeping too close an eye on the athletes. Wonder how long grad ceremonies take for 1000 kids? ๐Ÿ˜ฏ

  45. WarriorNY September 5, 2012 9:30 am

    Chicken Grease…

    Wow Ghostbusters 2 reference! awesome!

  46. Kekoa September 5, 2012 9:42 am

    “Da livin’ ain’t easy, wen you chicken and greasy!” Ha! – A Grease – you give us a chance to really get crazy with the success I feel this team will have! Good to have ya on our side!

  47. Chicken Grease September 5, 2012 10:02 am


    September 5th, 2012 at 9:30 am

    Chicken Grease…

    Wow Ghostbusters 2 reference! awesome!

    Ha ha ha!!!!! Here’s to a GB3!!!!!!!! Say, WarriorNY, as you are (apparently) in New York, where were you when that whole Stay Puft Marshmallow Man incident went down? Heh, kidding.

    Spread the word ’bout Warriors in NY as you will, Warrior NY. Right. On.


    September 5th, 2012 at 9:42 am

    “Da livin’ ain’t easy, wen you chicken and greasy!” Ha! – A Grease – you give us a chance to really get crazy with the success I feel this team will have! Good to have ya on our side!

    Indeed, Kekoa . . . a Grease can trace your — and others up in hea, up in hea — Warriorness like a Professor X’s via Cerebro.

    You Tsaikos, UH Warrior fans, we the best. We got the best logo, team colors. We have not yet seen a Coach/Dr. Chow’s might, much less this team’s own.

    Go. Forth. WARRIORS!!!!!!!!!

  48. A-House September 5, 2012 10:09 am

    Didn’t the Republican Gov of Florida make a public statement considering doing away with high school football to reduce education expenses?

    If he gets his way, what will families in Florida do?

  49. Kim Chee Breath September 5, 2012 10:12 am

    I think we should rename the University of Hawaii to Mainland University. This way, after we fill all the slots with players from Florida, Mass, NC, NM, Utah, and the other 50 states, leaving no space for our own keiki no ka aina, we can market Mainland University as another USC in athletics and another Stanford in academics.

    Who’s with me on this? A great idea right?

    On another funny note. Why would Rockne, who is a vice president for the UH and who is therefore higher ranked than an AD, take a demotion to become AD? Is this a crazy idea, or what? Who is the genius who thought up that idea? Chow?

  50. Bigwave96744 September 5, 2012 10:13 am

    Tony Grimes is from Hollywood Hills High in Hollywood, Fl

    So is UH hopeful Demar Dorsey of Boyd Anderson HS in Lauderdale Lakes, Fl.

  51. Haleakala September 5, 2012 10:14 am

    I wish Allen Sampson a speedy recovery from his surgery!

  52. A-House September 5, 2012 10:15 am

    GOOD MORNING, VIETNAM!!!!!!!!!!!!!

    sorry wrong time and place……………

  53. Wes'side Warrior September 5, 2012 10:16 am

    Howzit, everyone!

    Solid pipelines to ANY productive corner of the world is always good. As long as they take care of school, got the respect, and are disciplined to work hard… “Red Rover, Red Rover, send all of them over”!

    Speaking of KZOO… whatever happened to “… K-O-H-O… in Honoruru…”?

  54. Wes'side Warrior September 5, 2012 10:19 am

    As if we would ignore our own keiki? Not with THIS coach at the helm.

    Oh wait… did I just feed a troll? Dang it!

  55. jm2375 September 5, 2012 10:21 am

    Off-topic – water outage for most of Kaneohe. Is Windward Mall open?

  56. Padron September 5, 2012 10:23 am

    I am anxious to see the adjustments Chow will make. Very optimistic. Sean played better than I thought he would. Ne’Quan was a pleasant surprise. Go get more from Florida. And last chance to beat Boise St. Ti-leaves at the Coliseum didn’t help so no ti-leaves at Aloha Stadium.

  57. A-House September 5, 2012 10:25 am

    watched part of the DNC last evening including First lady’s speech – didn’t realize how powerful of a speaker she is.

    also noticed that the Hawaii delegation was at “front row and right in the middle” – impressive!

    President Obama had a decision in that? Hope so as he is a “local boy”.

  58. PowderPuff September 5, 2012 10:25 am

    Happy Wednesday, Tsaikos. Birthday Boy Stretch has an “Empire State of Mind” today…spending his big day watching his team from Big D!!

  59. SteveM September 5, 2012 10:30 am

    Thanks for the reminder, PowderPuff…


  60. Kekoa September 5, 2012 10:32 am

    JM2375 ~ Time for you make “Portagee Washawoman” and go down and use your washboard at the rivah. I just got this intense visual of you balancing one wash bucket on top yo head.

    We live in challenging times wen da mall is closed down.

  61. Ball picker September 5, 2012 10:32 am

    Replay of Coach Chow’s show on 1420 right now.

  62. RedZone September 5, 2012 10:33 am

    Call the coach replay with Chow on right now.

  63. Will-I-Am September 5, 2012 10:41 am

    Thank you for the heads up on the Chow show. I missed it! listening now.

  64. Kekoa September 5, 2012 10:41 am

    I’m sending Birthday wishes to Stretchโ€ฆhave a Happy my friend!

    Enjoy your born day up in the Big Apple. I’ll be watching for you on the tube as I know you will be carrying on a ‘Conversation’ with NY’s finest fans. (Hopefully it won’t include a Dallas/Hawaii fan being wheeled out on a gurney!)

  65. PorkPimento Kings September 5, 2012 10:42 am

    52 yay!

  66. ai-eee-soos September 5, 2012 10:44 am

    if Freitas takes the AD job, yes it would be a “lesser” position, as compared

    to being one of the numerous “Vice Presidents”.

    HOWEVER, he could negotiate for more kala, and a specific number of years

    in the contract. This would lead to a nice “retirement” package.

    Therefore, I don’t see this as a “demotion” for the Rock, if he becomes AD.

    ” … On another funny note. Why would Rockne, who is a vice president for the UH and who is therefore higher ranked than an AD, take a demotion to become AD? Is this a crazy idea, or what? Who is the genius who thought up that idea? Chow? … “

  67. letsgowarriors September 5, 2012 10:44 am

    any coaches traveling this weekend to recruit?

  68. al September 5, 2012 10:46 am

    some are staying home to watch the local kids.

  69. RedZone September 5, 2012 10:47 am

    This morning coach Tuioti was on the radio this morning. He said he was in at 5AM working on recruiting. He said that they work on recruiting everyday.

  70. letsgowarriors September 5, 2012 10:48 am

    thanks al and RedZone.

    hopefully some coaches travel to make some in homes this weekend.

  71. al September 5, 2012 10:49 am

    happy birthday stretch!!!”

    you so lucky…nice bday present.

  72. ai-eee-soos September 5, 2012 10:49 am

    # 69 – yup, heard Tony say that. Coach Chow has everyone WORKING !!!

  73. al September 5, 2012 10:50 am

    while you watching the cowboys and grinding all that good food n drink.

    i’ll be having some kalbi/chicken at kim chee #9.

  74. al September 5, 2012 10:52 am

    #49…eh which bar are you working at?

  75. Kekoa September 5, 2012 11:06 am

    Al ~ The heavy smell of Kim Chee narrows the location down to a bar on Koreamoku St.

  76. Chicken Grease September 5, 2012 11:10 am

    Will feed once. Then, will ignore so that it can wither:

    Kim Chee Breath:

    September 5th, 2012 at 10:12 am

    I think we should rename the University of Hawaii to Mainland University. This way, after we fill all the slots with players from Florida, Mass, NC, NM, Utah, and the other 50 states, leaving no space for our own keiki no ka aina, we can market Mainland University as another USC in athletics and another Stanford in academics.

    Who’s with me on this? A great idea right?

    Asanine. Potential collegiate football players (or outright bona fide candidates [read: Manti at Notre Dame]) from this archipelago won’t want to play for the great UH-M as much as those on the Mainland wan to come here (you ever run into House Representative K. Mark Takai, ask him — he’s mentioned that UH-M is known and recognized on the Mainland). It’s unrealistic (no matter how “wanted) it is for UH-M Warriors to have ALL local players on its roster as much as it would be for other Universities on the same level.

    University . . . universe. How is Hawaii supposed to be understood beyond the myth of us living in grass houses if the UH system only allowed in local people?

    We’re a great research university, too. Look it up.

    Thank you

  77. NotNasti September 5, 2012 11:12 am

    You Tsaikos are addictingly funny. I can’t get any work done because all I do now is sit at my computer and hit the “refresh” button.

  78. Chicken Grease September 5, 2012 11:17 am


    A Grease misspelled “asinine” . . . so here it goes — replacing a Grease’s previous instance of “asanine” for the “should have spell checked” “asinine” for his most previous post.

    Sigh. The day was going so well.

  79. PowderPuff September 5, 2012 11:28 am

    Heading to MetLife Stadium in a few minutes….we’ll try to leave some bad juju for Lame Kiffin tonight, and hopefully it’ll sit there ’til Saturday. Ha!

  80. Kimo from Kapolei September 5, 2012 11:30 am

    Chicken, when you misspell asinine, you make ash out of you and me, bruddah.

  81. haroldwah September 5, 2012 11:33 am

    Coach Chow on Leahey and Leahey tonight.

  82. jm2375 September 5, 2012 11:34 am

    Happy Birthday to my fellow Jr. Bow and master conversationalist, Stretch!

  83. al September 5, 2012 11:38 am

    kimo…ash funny!

  84. al September 5, 2012 11:40 am

    i get it…

    chicken abura actually got his numbers confused. many thought it was a seven, but, no instead that number “asanine”.

  85. al September 5, 2012 11:42 am

    kekoa…wailuku has their share of k-bars too. whitey took me an stretchy to several of those establishments a couple of years ago.

  86. Chicken Grease September 5, 2012 11:51 am

    Kimo from Kapolei:

    September 5th, 2012 at 11:30 am

    Chicken, when you misspell asinine, you make ash out of you and me, bruddah.

    Don’t I know it, Kimo; trying to phoenix (not like Jean Grey) out of this ash right at this time. How’s your status? Heh.

  87. Loa September 5, 2012 11:53 am

    afternoon gang!

    happy birthday stretch!

  88. madeinhawaii September 5, 2012 11:55 am

    What’s happening here? Inn fighting or in-fighting? ๐Ÿ˜‰

  89. Bowwar September 5, 2012 12:01 pm

    Hmmm…I wonder if JJ would consider running for AD???

  90. Bryson September 5, 2012 12:16 pm


    Any chance we will still see Fields,Turner and Possibly Dorsey in a Warrior Uniform???

  91. Wes'side Warrior September 5, 2012 12:24 pm

    Happy birthday, Stretch!!!

  92. wafan September 5, 2012 12:25 pm

    Happy birthday to Stretch!

    Enjoy NY . . . as if you needed to be reminded.

  93. Bowwar September 5, 2012 12:34 pm

    I wonder how our recruiting is doing in getting some OL and DL blue chippers for next year. We could also use a “big-time” receiver (like Lee) who can stretch the field.

  94. tommui September 5, 2012 12:45 pm


    STRETCH – Happy Birthday and hope you are enjoying NYC.

  95. (Jesse) James September 5, 2012 12:52 pm

    HAPPY BIRTHDAY STRETCH!!! Have some greenies for me….Woo Hoo…

  96. warfan 808 September 5, 2012 1:03 pm

    I wonder if thet will practice defensive schemes to counteract the Big plays that happened SAT. LIke wheeeere the heck were the safeties!!!!, I feel so good about this season and cant wait for the next game, but I want to see defensive dominance over this lesser tier football team we will plaY A WEEK FROM sat gooo warriors

  97. LizKauai (mbp) September 5, 2012 1:04 pm

    Have fun on NFL Opening Day, Stretch and PP!


  98. (Jesse) James September 5, 2012 1:18 pm

    Almost there….

  99. (Jesse) James September 5, 2012 1:19 pm

    Where are al and gramps when you need them???

  100. (Jesse) James September 5, 2012 1:19 pm


  101. Kekoa September 5, 2012 1:24 pm

    Al ~

    Remind me to tell you about my trip to da dark side wit Whitey, Stretch, PP and A-joe. It was a flash back to Chun Chon up near the 38th.

  102. mo808 September 5, 2012 1:37 pm

    Happy Birthday Wishes to Stretch!

  103. Buffoman September 5, 2012 1:57 pm

    Two guys I’d really like to see as Warriors, Wiley (sp?) from Kahuku and Koehler (sp?) from St. Louis.

    That would be terrific if they were on the list of local players donning the Warrior uniform.

  104. al September 5, 2012 2:04 pm

    kekoa…you referring to the food, right?

  105. al September 5, 2012 2:07 pm

    recruiting…the little birdies are chirping that we have 14 scholies for next year. effectively that means that we may only 10 left to accept.

    these numbers could change if we experience some movement within the current roster.

  106. al September 5, 2012 2:08 pm

    j/j…it was nap hour.

  107. al September 5, 2012 2:08 pm

    nap? oh wait, i’m not retired yet.

  108. mctruck September 5, 2012 2:37 pm

    Stretch…..u dah man; HAPPY BIRTHDAY.

  109. Bryson September 5, 2012 2:43 pm

    Two Players I would like to see in Warrior Uni’s…

    Ryder Kuhns

    Adam Noga

    These kids are gonna be studs!

  110. Bowwar September 5, 2012 2:55 pm

    #96: I agree with you…On many of the BIG plays, I wondered where were our safties. It seemed like our safeties were often out of position and therefore unable to prevent the big gains. It appeared that Poueu (sp?) often was blocked out of the play or not in position. I could be wrong, but if there are alot of big plays/gains, its often an indication that your safeties were out of position.

  111. ewamongoose September 5, 2012 2:57 pm

    Hoping for another good running back to complement Lakalaka.

  112. Bowwar September 5, 2012 2:59 pm

    As for recruiting, we’ve already lost a few local players in 2013 who have committed to play on the mainland. Koehler would be a welcome addition, but I wonder if he has the same academic problems that Soloman had. Good class this year, so hopefully, we’ll keep a few to represent the 808.

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  114. Abunai September 5, 2012 3:36 pm

    Man I hope we get more kids from Florida. Phillips and Jackson are going to be awesome for us for years to come and I hope we get more just like that.

  115. Capitolist/WassupDoc September 5, 2012 3:43 pm



    INTERIM OF 2012


    Senator Donna Mercado Kim, Chair

    Senator Jill N. Tokuda, Vice Chair

    Sen. Les Ihara, Jr.

    Sen. Sam Slom

    Sen. Ronald D. Kouchi


    DATE: Monday, September 24, 2012

    TIME: 1:00 PM

    PLACE: Conference Room 211 – State Capitol

    415 South Beretania Street

    A G E N D A

    The purpose of this briefing is to review the oversight, accountability, and transparency of the operational and financial management of the University of Hawaii System, including but not limited to the University of Manoa Athletics Department.

    Only written testimony will be accepted.

    In Person: Deliver to Committee Clerk in room 210, State Capitol.

    E-Mail: Submit testimony to (10MB limit)

    Fax: 808-587-7205, or fax to 1-800-586-6659 (toll free for outside Oahu); 5 page limit

    As they become available, the Informational Briefing Materials will be posted here.

    If you require special assistance or auxiliary aids and/or services to participate in the informational briefing (i.e., sign language interpreter or wheelchair accessibility), please contact the Committee Clerk at (808) 587-7200 to make a request for arrangements at least 24 hours prior to the briefing. Prompt requests help to ensure the availability of qualified individuals and appropriate accommodations.

    For further information, please call the Committee Clerk at (808)587-7200.


    I stayed for two hours this morning at the Board of Regents meeting – no one testified during the Public Comment segment.

    As for the President’s Report, it was full of Good News concerning increases in graduation numbers at both the community colleges and at the three four-year campuses as well as significant increases in external research $$$$ support over the past several years despite the decrease in financial support from Hawai`i taxpayers.

    There will a Operational and Financial Controls Improvement Advisory Task Group formed over the next couple of weeks which will provide its initial report before the end of 2012. The Task Group meetings will be open to the public – I’m sure that there will be a story or two in the next few days as to more information.

    With respect to the controversial Department of Athletics issues we’ve been tracking for two months now, I heard nothing as long as I was there; however, I’m sure that it was brought up in the Executive Session.

  116. BigHiloFan2 September 5, 2012 3:43 pm

    BowWar said alot; what he meant to say was our safeties were out of position. lol.

    you gotta be kidding.



  117. d1shima September 5, 2012 3:48 pm

    Let me wish bruddah Stretch a Happy Birthday!

    ….had to squeeze that in between Kevin Ogletree TD grabs in honor of Da Burfday Boy!

  118. Ball picker September 5, 2012 3:59 pm

    That touchdown was not Mana’s fault. Great

    Catch from a Super Bowl Qb.

  119. d1shima September 5, 2012 4:00 pm


    Those would be two good gets but a little ways down the road. Noga is c/o ’14; Kuhns is c/o ’15.

    Video of Noga (yep, that Noga) against Bishop Gorman. (video is inset to the right of the story)

  120. d1shima September 5, 2012 4:02 pm

    ….and a 98-yard “dime” by Kuhns (also inset to the right of the story)

  121. Ball picker September 5, 2012 4:03 pm

    I forgot that Silva is with cowboys and yes we are

    Hawaii fans and I am. So what was I thinking?

  122. d1shima September 5, 2012 4:06 pm

    Mahalo WDoc!

  123. Bryson September 5, 2012 4:13 pm

    I think UH should schedule a game against USC…In San Fran at Candlestick/3Com Park…

  124. konamei September 5, 2012 4:13 pm

    Happy birthday Stretch and aloha to pp…have fun!!!

  125. d1shima September 5, 2012 4:16 pm

    Jason Pierre-Paul is trying to single-handedly ruin Stretch’s B-Day….and doing a mighty fine job so far!

  126. Da Punchbowl Kid September 5, 2012 4:34 pm


  127. cheepono September 5, 2012 5:00 pm

    tryon is getting worked this game. same guy j-riv burned during the hawaii bowl for 300+ yds.

  128. Kekoa September 5, 2012 5:03 pm

    Take a knee Stretch…it’s your birthday present!

  129. Supastoke September 5, 2012 5:11 pm

    Dallas winner yay…Mana Silva played okay considering?

  130. bแบฃo hiแปƒm y tแบฟ September 5, 2012 5:20 pm

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  131. BigHiloFan2 September 5, 2012 5:23 pm

    Happy Birthday Stretch!!!!!!!!!

    hope your nite is going great. ๐Ÿ˜€

    take a knee. no. no. take two knees. ๐Ÿ˜†

  132. BigHiloFan2 September 5, 2012 5:26 pm

    100,000,000,000,000 Hail Marys on dat one. lol.

    dats a lot of praying folks.

  133. kapakahi September 5, 2012 5:49 pm

    Crusader junior RB Adam Noga… the son of eldest Noga brother (John).

    Good tough runner…..with vision & speed…..just a little undersized right now…..but still with Noga genes.

  134. Big Hilo Fan2 September 5, 2012 6:16 pm

    Mahalo Doc.

  135. Pohakupu September 5, 2012 6:27 pm

    Remember, recruiting pipelines open when you have coaches who have not spent their football lives in Hawaii. So, please forget about coaches who are Hawaii bred!

  136. whitey September 5, 2012 6:43 pm

    Back from the north country and just in time to wish Stretch one helluva birthday. Take care friend and enjoy your day in the moon.

  137. Ipu Man September 5, 2012 6:57 pm

    A slimmer trimmer Vili The Warrior was on cheap eats tonight with Guy Hagi

    at the Ala Wai Golf new restaurant. Food looked good and loaded. But wonder

    why not crowded with golfers eating it…

  138. mo808 September 5, 2012 7:00 pm

    ๐Ÿ™‚ Coach Choe in da House “Leahey & Leahey!”

  139. mo808 September 5, 2012 7:01 pm


  140. Ipu Man September 5, 2012 7:26 pm

    No mention of the trick fake punt play…dang.

  141. Big Hilo Fan2 September 5, 2012 7:31 pm

    Coach Chow awesome on L&L. Pointing out we need a AD NOW, well spoken reasons for AD NOW.

    cannot wait for a ‘process to take til january to choose, not if we going fight the big programs with poor plus slow support staff. We have slow assoc staff. We gotta support a coach who can motivate the troops like he did > USC.

    Go Warriors!!!!!!

  142. gigi-hawaii September 5, 2012 7:32 pm

    Thanks, mo. I caught the last 20 minutes of Leahey and Chow. Interesting that he moved his family only twice. I believe McMackin moved more than that through the years.

  143. mo808 September 5, 2012 7:40 pm

    Ipuman, as I recall Coach Chow’s explanation the other day, the fake punt play had something to do with the wrong jersey numbers being utilized for that play. As I recall, if Iosefa were just a few steps back it would not have been an issue. Someone with more insight could probably explain better though.

  144. d1shima September 5, 2012 7:40 pm

    Tough day at practice.

  145. mo808 September 5, 2012 7:43 pm

    Hi Gigi! You know, a man who puts his family ahead of his career has my deepest respect! I think it will reward him in multiplied ways down the road.

  146. al September 5, 2012 7:48 pm

    broken hand???

  147. lurkster September 5, 2012 7:52 pm

    who, what , when , al ?

  148. d1shima September 5, 2012 7:53 pm

    I give you a hand al.

  149. mo808 September 5, 2012 7:56 pm

    Okay, what happened at practice. Who broke a hand?

  150. al September 5, 2012 8:01 pm

    billy ray, jr. out 3-6 wks.

    surgery tomw morning. please send your prayers for this fine young man.

  151. gigi-hawaii September 5, 2012 8:03 pm

    that’s too bad.

  152. WarriorFanForLife September 5, 2012 8:03 pm

    Florida and Texas always have a great group of recruits. Remember when UH went to the Sugar Bowl, The whole starting secondary was from Texas. Oh and i think u didn’t mention that Greg Salas will be catching balls from a Quarterback who’s been a superbowl mvp and who played his college ball for Michigan =D

  153. mo808 September 5, 2012 8:06 pm

    Ah shucks, Billy Ray ๐Ÿ™ prayers for a speedy recovery!

  154. d1shima September 5, 2012 8:22 pm


  155. Stretch September 5, 2012 8:24 pm

    Thanks everyone for birthday wishes… Had a great evening, watching a great game, with a great outcome!! All you haters remember that Mana Silva is on America’s team now so no shame support them! How ’bout dem COWBOYS!!

  156. d1shima September 5, 2012 8:25 pm

    Will that open the door for another Crusader?

  157. d1shima September 5, 2012 8:28 pm

    Howzit Stretch!

    Nice win for Da Boys.

    Betcha nevah thot you’d be wishing for a Zippy’s, eh? ๐Ÿ˜ˆ

  158. kapakahi September 5, 2012 8:30 pm

    What other Crusader? Idaho State transfer Duke Bukoski has to redshirt this season.

  159. Stephen Tsai September 5, 2012 8:31 pm


    I don’t think Bukoski is eligible this year.

  160. kapakahi September 5, 2012 8:34 pm

    I’m hoping that Coach takes another look at David Graves at receiver.

  161. Stephen Tsai September 5, 2012 8:38 pm

    Graves is on the strong side. The X is the side for breakaway receivers.

  162. kev-1 September 5, 2012 8:38 pm

    Did Graves even play in the opener?

    Tough break for StutzII and for the team. Receivers are going to need to step up.

  163. al September 5, 2012 8:38 pm

    i confess i am a longtime cowboy fanatic.

    roger “the dodger” staubach.

    too tall ed jones.

    mark tuinei.

  164. kapakahi September 5, 2012 8:39 pm

    More PT for Trevor Davis?

  165. Stephen Tsai September 5, 2012 8:39 pm

    Bukoski did appeal, basing it on a family reason. And it was a worthwhile appeal because he already has redshirted once. Why not go for it? But, alas, it has not been approved.

  166. Stephen Tsai September 5, 2012 8:40 pm

    Davis and Gant will get some looks. But they’ve been struggling.

  167. al September 5, 2012 8:40 pm

    btw, just throwing it out there in case certain persons plan on another cowboy road trip.

  168. Stephen Tsai September 5, 2012 8:40 pm

    It was a weird injury, too.

    I think it was non-contact. He didn’t get hurt landing on his hand.

  169. Stephen Tsai September 5, 2012 8:41 pm


    I was so amazed when Too Tall became a good player. I mean, I thought he was too tall for that position.

  170. gigi-hawaii September 5, 2012 8:42 pm

    What has happened to JD’s son? Is he still on the team?

  171. al September 5, 2012 8:43 pm

    but, then again i don’t like pizza pockets.

  172. kapakahi September 5, 2012 8:44 pm

    Cecil Doe? Justin Alo?

  173. Stephen Tsai September 5, 2012 8:45 pm

    Alo is redshirting

  174. al September 5, 2012 8:46 pm

    st…and i thought stump was too stumpy to play running back

  175. Stephen Tsai September 5, 2012 8:46 pm


    He’s on scout team. He’ll be redshirting this season.

    (Sometimes I type too quickly I forget to put the “r” in redshirting._

  176. Stephen Tsai September 5, 2012 8:48 pm

    Michael Irvin was the nicest Pro Bowl guy.

  177. al September 5, 2012 8:49 pm

    thats because he was always smiling

  178. al September 5, 2012 8:50 pm

    175…don’t worry i caught that one.

  179. jm2375 September 5, 2012 8:51 pm

    I may cheer for the individual player, but I will NEVER root for the Cowpukes!


  180. gigi-hawaii September 5, 2012 8:52 pm

    ST: it took me a while. I wondered which r in redshirting…

  181. gigi-hawaii September 5, 2012 8:53 pm

    I guess marriage and fatherhood becomes Romo. One of his better games today.

  182. mo808 September 5, 2012 8:53 pm

    ST, will Harding see more time as a receiver as a result?

  183. d1shima September 5, 2012 8:54 pm

    In Chow We Chrust!

  184. BigHiloFan2 September 5, 2012 8:57 pm

    after watching the USC game, and reading on the L&L blackboard USC U NEXT YEAR on tonight’s show, gotta believe that anudda Warrior is going to step up and step into Billy Stutz II’s shoes for the next 6 weeks.

    onward Warriors. onwards!!!!

    and like Coach said, people playing the corner gotta have the mind for it, no scared, otherwise cannot play corner for UH.

    talking like a champ, Coach. a champ!

  185. kapakahi September 5, 2012 8:58 pm

    With Sampson out this whole season and now Billy Ray sidelined, no real wideout speed left….except for maybe Davis.

  186. d1shima September 5, 2012 9:05 pm

    “Heartbreaking.” ๐Ÿ™

    Feel for his parents, too. Really terrific, supportive folks.

  187. Chicken Grease September 5, 2012 9:28 pm

    A Grease attends church on Sunday and prays the Rosary every day (but, is not a perfect soul).

    Will include regular prayer for speedy recovery for Stutzman.

  188. mctruck September 5, 2012 9:28 pm

    There are a bunch of players whom I thought from watching the 1st game, who are going to be very special players for UH…..Harding being one of them.

    Hope for the best to injured players.

  189. Bryson September 5, 2012 9:36 pm

    I thought Trevor Davis did pretty well last year and he does have some speed I remember him breaking away on a couple touchdowns last season I hope he get his shot…

  190. mo808 September 5, 2012 9:54 pm

    Hi Bryson! Maybe it’ll be Davis who steps up then! Go Warriors!

  191. BigWave96744 September 5, 2012 10:13 pm

    Wonder if Darius Bright might be called upon to play more WR than TE?

  192. Bryson September 5, 2012 10:32 pm

    Hi Mo808 It was nice to meet you and your husband at the TV Gate…Thanks to those who set it up

  193. tommui September 5, 2012 10:32 pm

    GIGI #170


  194. cocobean September 5, 2012 10:35 pm

    Too Bad for Billy Ray. I’d say he’s invested more in the program than any player on the team going back to his hana batta days.

    Oh well, like kukai injuries happen. Next good man up.

  195. Abraham Rambert September 5, 2012 10:36 pm

    I can see that you are an expert at your field! I am in the process of launching a website soon, and your information will be very helpful for me.. Many thanks for all your help and may good things come to you always

  196. Chicken Grease September 5, 2012 10:53 pm

    Abraham Rambert:

    September 5th, 2012 at 10:36 pm

    I can see that you are an expert at your field! I am in the process of launching a website soon, and your information will be very helpful for me.. Many thanks for all your help and may good things come to you always

    Abe. Sound like you about to sing Atlantic Starr karaoke or somefin :P. “May good things come” for Stutzmann and UH Warriors football team in particular, OK? OK.

    Good night UH football fans, Tsaikos, all.

  197. iwonderwhytheyhateme September 5, 2012 11:07 pm

    A recent article on Chow and UH’s unique recruiting challenges. It’s nothing new per se. But the 2nd Chance U thing is not really a joke. It sounds like it will be part of the foundation of our recruiting efforts.

    I don’t see a problem with that so long we can get kids that will take their 2nd chance seriously.

    Some quotes from the article:

    “Hawaii is paradise, but Hawaii isn’t a school a lot of people want to go to for football,” said Scott Pagano, a four-star defensive lineman who will leave the island to play college football at Clemson next season.”

    “Australia is a fertile place,” Chow said. “They don’t play a lot of our kind of football over there. They play a lot of Australia football. One of our current Australian players is an ex-professional Australian football player. He helps us in a number of ways. So, yes, we intend to increase our presence there.”

    “We need to take bounce-back stories or kids that grew up a little bit after high school and want another shot,” Chow said. “We’re not like a normal school that can just go into the mainland and take a player.”

  198. follower September 5, 2012 11:10 pm

    Speedy healing Billy Ray! Calling on Graves????

  199. iwonderwhytheyhateme September 5, 2012 11:18 pm

    I didn’t realize Clemson was a school that A LOT of people want to go to football for.

  200. al September 6, 2012 12:09 am

    gg…actually am surprised you got that so quickly.

    …and ah, how would marriage and fatherhood impact his game???

  201. al September 6, 2012 12:11 am

    don’t forget that chris gant looms in the shadows. i think he is faster than davis. just got to learn the schemes and focus on ball first. i think he was one who was a little nervous.

  202. al September 6, 2012 12:12 am

    clemson tigers have been a force in the atlantic for decades. i remember one year they went 11-0 against the spread.

  203. al September 6, 2012 12:13 am

    i didn’t even realize that i hit the 2 century marker.

  204. al September 6, 2012 12:15 am

    nice job on the leahey x2 show. hmmmm. i like that better than leahey and leahey.

    chow is a great public speaker.

    okay, so i got the drift he wants rockne as the new a.d., like yesterday already.

  205. al September 6, 2012 12:19 am

    pagano is a mainland military dependent, so he doesn’t necessarily have deep rooted local ties if any at all. i am surprised that he chose clemson as his choice of mainland football program when he did in fact have 25+ offers.

    although many may have pulled back because of his injuries which are keeping from suiting up thus far this year.

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  207. iwonderwhytheyhateme September 6, 2012 12:36 am

    well best of ruts to pagano at south carolina’s 2nd fiddle U.

  208. chopsueyboy September 6, 2012 12:48 am

    Wes’side Warrior:

    September 5th, 2012 at 10:16 am

    Howzit, everyone!

    Speaking of KZOO… whatever happened to “… K-O-H-O… in Honoruru…”?

    Best of Frank DeLima 1988

    skip to the 16 minute 45 second mark for skit on K-O-H-O Radio

  209. chopsueyboy September 6, 2012 12:51 am

    Best of Frank DeLima Too 1991

  210. Big Hilo Fan2 September 6, 2012 1:45 am


    I got it too. Chow wants a decisive AD.

    And he had specific reasons. Great L&L show.

  211. Big Hilo Fan2 September 6, 2012 2:07 am

    Is Demo married? Kids? Where they go school?

  212. Big Hilo Fan2 September 6, 2012 2:12 am

    Pagrano? Talented? Heart? Wish him good life.

  213. Big Hilo Fan2 September 6, 2012 2:20 am

    Process? Listening to Manini talk process in choosing AD, if we’d talk process in painting the lockers, instead of doing, we’d still be choosing colors and waiting and waiting instead of like now, next project. UH faculty too much Tonkin an no nuffield doing.

    Glad we hit on a dooooerrr….

  214. WarriorNY September 6, 2012 3:26 am

    As someone from Molokai, I think this is freaking awesome…

  215. papajoe2 September 6, 2012 4:30 am

    Got back from Vegas yesterday. I have a lot of catching up to do. Refinance today, pay bills, read the blog, etc.. I would like to thank Kekoa, d1shima and koakane (and garret, indirectlly) for their help in trying to find me where the money line was to bet on Hawaii straight up. I never did find it, so I just took the 42 points instead. Just as well, since I would have lost. Made some small kine money on the 42 points. Also made more money in Vegas than I took up, but gave most of it to the wife so she could play machines. DOWN!!!

  216. WarriorNY September 6, 2012 4:43 am


    I had my GF put in a bet, I believe it was at Binnions, I believe but it was only +20k. (for next time)

  217. Slugger September 6, 2012 4:45 am

    Good morning, gang!

    Happy birthday, Stretch!

    Sorry to hear about Billy Ray’s hand.


  218. WarriorNY September 6, 2012 4:46 am

    Chicken Grease,

    I just saw your comment from earlier.. hahaha.. classic… Yeah, hopefully Ghostbusters 3 will restart development with Bill Murray involved…

  219. Bulla September 6, 2012 5:26 am

    happy belated bday stretch ๐Ÿ™‚

    billy ray, if it is 6 weeks, should he consider a medical redshirt and stretch out the rehab process? might be better for him personally than to push a speedy return, just thinking out loud.

    everyone, have an awesome day and remember that ‘today you have 100% of your life left’, as said by one of the greatest coaches ever, coach tom landry

    a hui hou………………………

  220. Bulla September 6, 2012 5:40 am


    got out of conference meeting late last night, sorry i did not return your text ๐Ÿ™

  221. d1shima September 6, 2012 5:41 am

    Great Morning All!


    things that make ya go “Hmmmm…”

  222. LizKauai (iPad) September 6, 2012 5:41 am

    Mahalo, C/WD for dogging our interests in the Legislature!

    Healing energy to Billy Ray. All is well. Something good will happen.

    Kekoa, Now THAT is a real Korean bar!

    Waking up to the pitter patter of rain in West Kauai- ahhh… Much-needed. Plants are smiling!

    Have a great day, everyone!

  223. Shoko September 6, 2012 5:50 am

    Six weeks is right around mid-October which is where the Warriors will need to make a push for a bowl game. If the person that replaces BRS (Davis or whoever) racks up some numbers in his absence, I don’t see a problem in giving additional time to recover or at least play him sparingly. We’ll see what Chow decides.

    Is it me or is Graves a better fit to take the snap than Iosefa in the wildcat.

    Anyway, if the Warriors don’t send Lamar back to Texas with a big goose egg, I would be surprised. Yes, my expectations of the upcoming game are very high considering how bad Lamar is even by FCS standards.

  224. Bulla September 6, 2012 5:51 am


    howzit, so i see the field house is going to be torn down for bigger and better things? long time coming, finally. just a side note, that field house was ‘purchased’ from the institution on Kapalama Heights many, many years ago…….for an astronomical price of “$1” to make it a legal transaction. such the kindness from those hallowed halls, now rumors have circulated over the years that the loan was recently paid off by the powers that be at Kalaepohaku…..but i know that was only a rumor, haha ๐Ÿ™‚

  225. papajoe2 September 6, 2012 5:51 am

    LizK, while coming into Honolulu via Allegiant Air, I noticed how dry Oahu looked. I don’t remember seeing it so dry. From ground level, it looks alright, but from the air, all brown, especially around the west side of the island and in the mountains. Seemed like only higher up on the mountains and in the valleys throughout the island were green. Even then, it was more sparse than before.

  226. papajoe2 September 6, 2012 5:53 am

    Bulla, loan finally paid off eh. Hee, hee, hee. I wonder how many people had to pitch in for that.:)

  227. mo808 September 6, 2012 6:00 am

    Good Morning All! Have a terrific Thursday!

  228. papajoe2 September 6, 2012 6:01 am

    While in Vegas, I went to the LVH (formerly the LV Hilton) to bet on UH. Since the money line wasn’t available, I saw the money line on Stanford-San Jose. I put $20 on SJS money line. The game wasn’t televised, so when I saw the ticker on the bottom of the tv, 17-17 with 4+ minutes left in the game, I thought wow, get chance. Stanford eventually won 20-17 though. I would have cashed in $320 for my 20. Didn’t each lunch that day to make up my $20.

  229. Bulla September 6, 2012 6:02 am


    rumor has it they only refinance 4 times when the interest rates were good ๐Ÿ™‚ glad it all worked out for the Crusader nation.

    now if they could just get a donation from the financiers of Bishop Gorman out of LV, that would be nice……c’mon Mr. Raymond Mook, share some of the aloha connection with the boys from the 808 state…… just saying, it takes an introduction, a lunch and a hand shake to have Dana White cut a check for Kalaepohaku…….

  230. papajoe2 September 6, 2012 6:04 am

    I’m still on Vegas time. Got up at 3:30 this morning. I already ate breakfast and getting tired now. Back to bed. nye, nye. bbl.

  231. papajoe2 September 6, 2012 6:05 am

    Bulla, hula girls dancing works wonders too.

  232. tom-warriornation September 6, 2012 6:11 am


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    Hawaii-Fresno St in Fresno on Nov. 3: I have 50 yard sideline seats right behind our Warrior bench for $60 each in Section 31; rows 9 thru 12โ€”you can reach out and touch the players! This will be another critical conference game; so far we have 60 Warrior fans in our group.

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  233. Bulla September 6, 2012 6:16 am


    is that what they call them now…hula girls? hmmmm, back to the drawing board, might have to do some research on dancing hula girls….gonna do a shout out to the Tsaikos who want to go on a recon mission for dancing hula girls on kapiolani blvd and keeamoku ave, this sounds like a project for either Kazz, Homey, or JJ, with Koakane riding shotgun, haha……

    we shall see…………………….

  234. papajoe2 September 6, 2012 6:33 am

    Bulla, remember, I just got back from America. That’s what they call them back there. I cannot sleep thinking of your comments. You cracking me up.

  235. Big Hilo Fan2 September 6, 2012 6:43 am

    Hula girls with couple brass fire station kine poles,

    Olympics. ๐Ÿ˜€

  236. Big Hilo Fan2 September 6, 2012 6:45 am

    Good morning Tsaikos.

    Heal well. BRStutzman. Blessings to you.

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