The people's choice

May 28th, 2009
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It doesn't matter whether you approve of Dana Takahara-Dias' hiring as Rainbow Wahine head coach.
What matters is, by most accounts, her players love to play for her.
What matters is her upcoming coworkers at UH celebrated her appointment.
What matters is that, for one day, pride had returned to a spiraling and puzzling program.
Takahara-Dias is a proven coach and educator.
Most important, she has a willingness to work with others, and a deep-rooted love for her alma mater.
Yesterday's news conference felt like a reunion. She knew everyone in the room by name,
People really like Takahara-Dias.
They're going to like her program.

dana

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Layne Boyer writes that there is a women's basketball booster club. She restarted it a year after it was disbanded following Bolla's hiring. My apologies.

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Pisa Tinoisamoa was picked up by the Chicago Bears. Connection: Lovie Smith was the Rams' DC when Tinoisamoa was drafted.

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Happy birthday to Augie Tulba.

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Happy anniversary to Doug and Princess Leila.

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