Foot Locker at Ala Moana reopened its upstairs doors, leaving the bottom floor. It’s near its original location seemingly switching places with The Gap. Lots of cool kicks to see…
Feeding my addiction to kicks with these black and “bright cactus” Nike Air Max TL5. Discounted $40 at Champs Sports (a good deal despite previous disappointing sales practices).
Wow, I didn’t realize how strong my No Ka Oi background was until I scanned my current rotation of kicks. Take a look. See the strong influence of red, black, and white colors? Dang, No Ka Oi runs deep!
The UH game against Eastern Washington University gave some opportunities to see Roderick Flemings multicolored Adidas closeup. In the first half, the cleanup of a spilled drink included Rod’s kicks and at the start of the second half, Jim Leahey and Artie Wilson comment about the Rainbow Warriors edition sneakers. Technorati Tags: Kicks, shoes, sneakers
As in Iolani Classic, not classic kicks. The Iolani Classic high school basketball tournament is turning 25 years old(!), and sponsor Nike is helping the milestone with the release of customized Air Force 25 kicks. These limited edition sneaks will be given to participating Classic coaches and those supporting the tournament over the years. Ummm, […]
Who would have thought that posterizing an opposing player on the basketball court would be viewed as homophobic? Enough people to force Nike to pull its recent advertisements for its new Hyperdunk shoes. These ads depict a baller skying through the air assumedly about to throw down a monster dunk. But these ad showcase the […]
It’s time for kids to go back to school, and Nike has some kicks to match the venerable composition handbook. Technorati Tags: Kicks, Nike, shoes, sneakers
Despite getting paid well to ball in the NBA, the real money lies in endorsements and the recent NBA Draft picks of 2008 aren’t wasting any time. Of the top picks, OJ Mayo was the first to sign, going with Nike. No big surprise there. Is OJ good enough to warrant his own signature line? […]
Releasing this Saturday at Kicks Hawaii is this remixed version of the Air Max 90. The AM90 Current takes the original AM90 line and includes some current tech like Nike’s Free outsole. Irresistible. Technorati Tags: Kicks, Nike, shoes, sneakers
Back when Scottie Pippen roamed the court along with MJ, he had some kicks to his name as well. Not as avant-garde as the Air Jordans, but the Air Pippens had their moments especially with the first in the Pippen lineup. Despite weighing a ton, the Air Pippen 1 were stunning. The Nike Air unit […]
Coming to Kicks HI this Saturday (June 14) is the return of a king. The all-time classic Air Max 95 Neons will be back in the house for a limited engagement. I don’t know of many shoes that have had several retro re-releases except this one. Don’t miss out this Father’s Day weekend. Technorati Tags: […]
Tokidoki designed stuff is all over the place even on your feet. While passing through Nordstroms at Ala Moana, I saw this special release of Tokidoki-themed Onitsuka Tiger kicks where customers could meet designer Simone Legno as well. Here are shots of the men’s Tokidoki selection. Technorati Tags: Ala Moana, Kicks, shoes, sneakers