DEC. 3-Billy Kemper of Kuau scores a perfect-10 wave in the third round of the Vans World Cup of Surfing at Sunset Beach on Oahu's North Shore.
DEC. 4-Free-agent outfielder Shane Victorino, the only Maui-born All-Star in major league history, agrees to a three-year contract with the Bos-ton Red Sox worth $39 million.
DEC. 5-The New York Jets add defensive lineman Tevita Finau, who played at Lahainaluna High School and Maui High, to their practice squad.
Shane Victorino poses at Fenway Park earlier this month after signing with the Boston Red Sox.
DEC. 8-Keahi De Aboitiz of Australia wins Kite Surf Pro World Tour's season-ending event at Hookipa, and the overall points title. De Aboitiz defeats Mitu Monteiro of Cape Verde in the final. Oahu's Moona Whyte wins the women's event, beating the Netherlands' Jalou Langeree, the series champion, in the final.
DEC. 15-The University of Hawaii men's basketball team defeats Chaminade 104-93 at "The Barn," Molokai High School's gym in Hoolehua. The occasionally chippy game includes five technical fouls- four against the Rainbow Warriors, who were playing on the Friendly Isle for the first time, and improved to 7-2 in Maui County. Lolohea Mahe of Kahului knocks out Edwin Dewees of Arizona in a heavyweight bout on the inaugural Maui Fighting Championships card at the Maui Mall. In a co-main event, middleweight Sale Sproat of Molokai wins by submission against Shannon Ritch of Arizona.
DEC. 16-Allisen Corpuz posts the only under-par total of the Michelle Wie Hawaii State Junior Golf Association Tournament of Champions at the Wailea Golf Club Emerald Course, and wins the girls 15-18 division. Corpuz closes with a 2-under 70 for a two-round total of 2-under 142. The other girls winners are Rose Huang (13-14), Aneka Seumanutafa (11-12) and Millburn Ho (7-10). The boys winners are Colby Takushi (15-18), Shawn Lu (13-14), Evan Kawai (11-12) and Taylor John McGerity (7-10).
DEC. 20-Chad Kauhaahaa confirms he will be the defensive line coach at Wisconsin, leaving the same post at Utah. Kauhaahaa, a Baldwin graduate, coached the Bears from 2002 to 2004.