Wayne Joseph is a retired public school teacher with over 30 years in the department of eduction. Joseph currently is the Executive Director of the Big Island Marathon, Secretary for the Big Island Sports Hall of Fame, President of HSTA-RetiredHawaii District and is a free lance sports writer for the Hawaii Tribune-Herald.
Executive Director of Big Dog Productions and the Running with the Big Dog Club. Recently appointed to the County’s Planning Department/Board of Appeals.
Former president of the Big Island Road Runners, former Chairman of Big Island Federal Credit Union, former Chairman of the Hawaii County Board of Ethics and former secretary for the Big Island Press Club.
Past winner of the athlete of the month award, sports person of the year, WalMart teacher of the Year, Big Island Hall of Fame and numerous other awards.
This blog will feature stories from his “Running with the Big Dog” column that appears every Monday in the Tribune-Herald for over seven years. It will also highlight some of the local sports stories that Joseph covers along with healthy habits tips.
Each week the Big Dog will select a different Big Island person to be “Big Dog’s Athlete of the Week”