Kyle Chinen

Kyle Chinen

Sports Multi-Media Journalist

Kyle Chinen starts his journalism career at Hawaii News Now, as a sports multimedia journalist.

Chinen Interned with Hawaii News Now in the Summer of 2019, before earning his degree in Digital Communication and Photography from Briar Cliff University in Sioux City, Iowa.

While in the Midwest, Chinen played football for the Briar Cliff Chargers while being a key part in the revamp of the school’s online news site, He also served as the social media director of the school's student-run radio station, BCU Radio.

A graduate of Mililani High School, Chinen lettered in football and was a part of Mililani’s undefeated 2014 HHSAA state championship team.

Chinen is excited to start his career in his home state and looks forward to telling the stories of Hawaii’s homegrown athletes.


  • Briar Cliff University
  • Mililani High School

Recent Articles by Kyle

Miami Dolphins take down Rams in Tua Tagovailoa’s first NFL start

Former Saint Louis quarterback Tua Tagovailoa makes NFL debut in Miami Dolphins’ shutout win

NFL to auction off Tua Tagovailoa’s first signed Dolphins jersey for charity

Former Saint Louis quarterback Tua Tagovailoa, the subject of Fox Sports’ new documentary