FIGIEL: “You have to draw the line somewhere.”

(Honolulu, HAWAI`I)--Using her name and personal experience to champion healthy living in the Pacific fight against diabetes, Samoan novelist and poet Sia Figiel will join an expected 25,000 runners in Hawai’i’s Great Aloha Run that starts from the Aloha Tower and finishes at the Aloha Stadium, tomorrow on the President’s Day holiday.

FEBRUARY 2013 CALENDAR

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Feb. 14 Valentine's Day

Feb. 16 Le Fetuao Samoan Language School class

Feb. 23 Le Fetuao Samoan Language School class

(Honolulu, HAWAII)--Punahou inside linebacker Isaac Savaiinaea has two goals at UCLA: to make an impact and to represent Hawai'i well.

Two name cards -- one bearing Texas A & M -- and another bearing UCLA -- marked Isaac's place on the signing table during yesterday's Pacific Islands Athletic Alliance (PIAA) signing event held at the Sheraton Waikiki. PIAA, a non-profit organization that exclusively serves students from Hawaii and American Samoa hosts the single largest signing event in the United States. More than 50 signed during the PIAA event.

(Honolulu, HAWAI'I Feb. 6, 2013)–Isaac Savaiinaea and 57 standout high school athletes are set to sign today when Pacific Islands Athletic Alliance (PIAA) hosts its 9th Annual National Letter of Intent (NLI) signing, the single largest signing event in the United States.

Athletes will sign 7 a.m. Hawaii Standard Time at the Sheraton Waikiki.

Sponsors of the event are: the Sheraton Waikiki, The James & Abigail Campbell Family Foundation, Downtown Athletic Club Hawaii, Under Armour, Hawaii Bowl Foundation, and the Hawaii Building & Construction Trades Council.