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HPA to host UH women’s soccer


HPA to host UH women’s soccer

The UH women’s soccer team will hold its preseason training camp at Hawaii Preparatory Academy.

The “Green vs. White” game is scheduled for 4 p.m. Aug. 9 on the campus main soccer field. The scrimmage will be free to the public. After the match about 5:45, the team will be available for autographs and pictures.

Kealakehe announces fall start dates

Cross-country: Varsity and JV meet at the Waverider Stadium north end at 3:30 p.m. Aug. 5

Bowling: Varsity, boys and girls, meet at the gymnasium at 3:30 p.m. Aug. 5

Air riflery: Varsity, boys and girls, meet at the air riflery range by the woodshop at 3:30 p.m. Aug. 5

Note: Students planning to participate in any sports programs must have physical examinations and completed parental consent forms.

Forms are available at the registrar’s office or at

Kohala offers volleyball, basketball

The Kohala Community Athletic Association is sponsoring a volleyball league for fourth- to eighth-graders and Biddy basketball for 5-8-year-olds.

Free registration for both sports will be 4-5 p.m. Aug. 7 and 11 at Hisaoka Gym. Registration for volleyball includes uniforms.

Practices are scheduled for the second half of August, and games September through mid-October.

For more information, contact Kim Takata at 895-1939.

Waimea offers bubble ball soccer league

Hawaii County Department of Parks and Recreation, in partnership with Waimea Athletics, is registering participants for an indoor bubble ball soccer league from Aug. 26 to Sept. 2 at Thelma Parker Gym.

Games will played at 6:30 p.m. Tuesdays and Thursdays. Rosters are limited to six players, age 12 and older. There are eight teams in the league.

Email to register. For more information, visit

Waimea offers instructional tennis

Hawaii County Department of Parks and Recreation, in partnership with Waimea Athletics, is holding sign-ups for instructional tennis at Waimea Park.

The free clinics are instructed by tennis pro Jeff Lewis, director of Rutger Tennis Center at Hawaii Preparatory Academy. Clinics will be held 5:30-6:30 p.m. Thursdays, Aug. 14 to Sept. 18. The program is limited to the first 12 participants in two divisions offered: ages 6-9 and 10 and older.

To sign up, email For more information, visit

Waimea offers Biddy basketball

Hawaii County Department of Parks and Recreation, in partnership with Waimea Athletics, will hold Biddy basketball clinics and league.

The clinics will be Aug. 11-13 at Thelma Parker Gym. Registration starts at 3 p.m. Clinics begin at 3:30 for ages 5-6 and at 4:30 for ages 7-8.

The league will be Sept. 15 to Oct. 22. The games will be played at various gyms, starting at 4:30 p.m. Mondays and Wednesdays.

Fees are $10, payable to Waimea Athletics.

For more information, email or visit

HCC summer series kicks off

The Hawaii Cycling Club presents “Sea to Mauna Loa” on Aug. 9. The more than 40-mile-long race will start on Waikoloa Beach Road at Queens’ MarketPlace. More details are being developed.

The popular 22.2-mile “Out n Back Training Time Trial” occurs at 8 a.m. Sept. 20. The course starts at the West Hawaii Veterans Cemetery heading north on Highway 19, makes a U-turn at Waikoloa Beach Road and ends with a sprint to the finish line at mile marker 85. Registration is at the cemetery from 7-7:40 a.m.

Summer Makalei Mixer

The Summer Mixer tournament at Makalei Golf Club will be Aug. 9 with an 8 a.m. check-in and continental breakfast. Shotgun start is at 9, buffet lunch at 1:30 p.m. and “donkey dash” at 3.

The format is two-person, six-hole rotation, with best ball, alternate shot, then scramble.

The entry fees per team are $120 open entry, $80 Peacock Rewards members and $60 annual members. The fees do not include tax. The cost includes 18 holes of play, range balls, breakfast, lunch and prizes.

For more information, call 325.6625.

UH-Hilo Hall of Fame induction ceremony

The 2014 Vulcans Athletic Hall of Fame induction ceremony will be held at 5:30 p.m. Aug. 27 at Nani Mau Gardens in Hilo.

Reservations for the $50-per-person event can be made by calling HOF coordinator Joey Estrella at 895-5977. Corporate tables of eight are available.

The 2014 class includes former UH-Hilo Athletic Director Bill Trumbo, tennis player Arthur Santos and softball pitcher Leo Sing Chow.

Family days at Waikoloa resort

Waikoloa Beach Resort offers “family golf days” during August.

Families can play the Kings’ course after 3:30 p.m. for $50 per adult and $25 for juniors including complimentary junior Nike rental clubs. Adult rental clubs are available for $25.

For more information, visit or call 886-7888.

HPA to host fun run/dog walk benefit

Hawaii Preparatory Academy invites runners, walkers, friendly canines and families to participate in the fourth Bieni 5K Fun Run and Dog Walk at 9 a.m. Sept. 28 on the school’s cross-country course.

Bieni Kohler-Johnson, who graduated from HPA in 1983, died in June 2009 after a battle against breast cancer.

All net proceeds from the event will fund the annual Bieni Kohler-Johnson ’83 Scholarship at HPA. Registration and pledges are available online at

The top fundraiser will receive the grand prize of a two-night stay at the Mauna Kea Beach Hotel. The runner-up will receive a round of golf for four at the Mauna Kea Beach Hotel. Fundraisers do not need to be present to win. Entry fee is $25 for adults, $10 for students 10 and under, with a late fee of an additional $10 after Sept. 9. All preregistered participants are guaranteed a shirt and goodie bag.

The entry fee for dogs is $10 and includes dog goodies in the owner’s goodie bag. For more information, contact Liz Noetzel at 989-9100 or

HI-PAL hoops sign-ups

HI-PAL is seeking teams interested in playing in “Click It or Ticket” 5-on-5 basketball tournaments Aug. 30-31 at Papaikou Gym and Sept. 12-14 at Waiakea Uka Gym.

Teams in the 5-6 division and 7-8 division are wanted for the August tournament, and in the 9-10 division and 11-12 division for the September tournament.

Deadline to submit completed forms for the August tournament is Aug. 22 and for the September tournament is Sept. 1.

The age cut-off for the tournaments is Dec. 31, 2014. Players are allowed to play on one team per division.

All HI-PAL roster, waiver and seat belt forms are required for participation.

For registration, call HI-PAL at 961-8121.

Weekly golf tournament results

Big Island Country Club


1. Tom Johnson (65); 2. Grant Wilson (68); 3. Barb Millslagle (70); 4. Steve Rickard (71)

Closest to the hole: Judy Franich (5, 13); Ed Staniec (8); Steve Rickard (17)

Format: Individual low net

Keauhou Kona Men’s Golf Club

July 26 at Waikoloa Beach Resort Kings’ Course

Flight A, low net: 1. Mike Robinson (65); 2. Peter Liljeholm (66); 3. Brian Hansen (70)

Low gross: Bob Marten (73); Peter Liljeholm (73)

Closest to the pin: Peter Liljeholm (3); Larry Stevens (7); Bruce Totten (11); Mike Nichols (15)

Saturday at Big Island Country Club

Flight A, low net: 1. Sid Yanabu (65); 2. Joe Goldscharek (66); 3. JC Carlton (68)

Low gross: Bob Marten (70)

Closest to the pin: Les Salisbury (5); Harry Welch (8); Joe Goldscharek (13); Brian Hansen (17)

M&M Golf Club

July 29 at Makalei Golf Club

1. Mary Desisto (32.5); 2. Butchie Hayward (33.5); 3. Wanda Goldscharek (36); 4. Kasie Wessels (38)

Chip-in: Mary Desisto (12)

Low putts: Mary Desisto, Butchie Hayward, Judy Pettersen (31)

Format: Front nine less half-handicap

Na Wahine O Waikoloa


1. Diana Olsen (41.5); 2. Yuriko Daniel (43); 3. Mary Desisto (43.5); 4. Carole Abarcar (44); 5. Mona Peck (47)

Chip-in: Sally Evans (1)

Birdies: Kasie Wessels (12)


Closest to the pin: Carole Abarcar (6), Kasie Wessels (12), Noriko Kato (16)

Game of the day: Par-4s only — half-handicap