Maui’s own Shane Victorino traded to Angels


That’s right–Shane Victorino, Maui’s most famous Major League baseball player is leaving the Boston Red Sox (where he’s played since the 2013 season) and headed to the Los Angeles Angels of Anaheim, according to this NBC Sports blog post put up a few minutes ago. “The Angels have been in the market for an outfield bat […]

Flyin’ Hawaiian Cookies To Benefit Shane Victorino Foundation

Honolulu Cookie Company has teamed up with Shane Victorino to help raise money for the two-time World Series Champion’s charity for children. The Oahu-based cookie company will donate a portion of proceeds from its new “Flyin’ Hawaiian” Gift Box to the Shane Victorino Foundation’s community initiatives benefiting underserved children. “My wife, Melissa, and I are […]

MauiTime’s 2012 Hawaii Primary Election Endorsements


When you don’t vote, you have no voice. There’s no truer statement in a democracy. Sure, we can bitch and moan about the influence of money in political elections, or the stranglehold “special interests” have over our legislatures or even the moral and intellectual bankruptcy of most candidates, but when it comes down to it, […]

Shane Victorino Foundation Raises $325,000 at 2nd Annual All Star Celebrity Fashion Show

  The Shane Victorino Foundation raised more than $325,000 last week at their second annual all-star celebrity fashion show. The event was presented by Saks Fifth Avenue and Caesars Atlantic City at the Union League of Philadelphia and attended by about 500 people, including Victorino and his wife Melissa. The Shane Victorino Foundation was founded […]

Woo! Vote For Shane Victorino!


So I’m driving home Friday night, listening to Johnnie A and our own associate editor Anu Yagi on K-Rock, 97.3 FM, when Johnny A says, in response to Anu mentioning that I just took over as MauiTime editor, “I remember Anthony, he’s a rabid baseball fan.” Now I’d just like to say now, for the […]

More On the Victorino/Onion Connection…


Recently we told you about Councilmember Mike Victorino making The Onion courtesy of son Shane. It’s not the first time the younger Victorino has earned a mention from “America’s finest news source.” In August 2009, they ran a blurb under the headline “Bat Boy Easily Holds Shane Victorino Back During Argument With Umpire.” Add that […]

Maui’s Major Leaguers: Where Will They Start the Season?

Their teams, positions and salaries vary widely, but with the arrival of Spring Training Maui’s three pro baseball players have one important thing in common: each is on a Major League roster. Last season ended in disappointment for St. Anthony grad Shane Victorino, as his Philadelphia Phillies failed in their bid for a third straight […]

Councilmember Mike Victorino Makes The Onion!

Mike Victorino

Courtesy of son Shane, of course. Read the satirical blurb from America’s Finest News Source here.

Shane Victorino Wins Another Gold Glove…And Deserves It, Unlike Some

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Maui boy Shane Victorino was awarded his third straight Gold Glove yesterday, a recognition of the rock-solid outfield defense that helped his Philadelphia Philles get to the National League Championship Series (where, I am contractually obligated to mention, they lost in six games to my San Francisco Giants). Kudos to Shane; he deserved it. Too […]

By the Numbers: Coffee Borer Beetles and Shane Victorino Batting Averages


1/16 inch Average size of the adult female coffee berry borer (CBB), an invasive beetle that lays its eggs inside coffee berries and can decimate crops 21 Number of times state officials found CBB during inspections of coffee farms on the Big Island; the Department of Agriculture is considering a quarantine .368 Maui boy Shane […]