Great Waikoloa Canoe Race Saturday
The Waikoloa Canoe Club will be holding its Great Waikoloa Canoe Race on Saturday at Anaehoomalu Bay. Racing starts at 8 a.m. and will last until noon. Approximately 80 teams will be competing from the islands and all over the world.
A portion of the proceeds will be donated to the Hawaii Island chapter of the American Cancer Society to fund patient services. In 2011, the club presented the American Cancer Society with a check for $1,500.
For more information, contact Bruce Banick at 895-4940 or firstname.lastname@example.org.
PTA suspends hunting indefinitely
Pohakuloa Training Area is off limits to weekend hunters for the foreseeable future because of the many troop rotations coming to the Big Island.
The PTA command team will monitor the training schedule and, if there is a lull in training, may open selected areas for bow hunting of mammals.
Check the PTA website (garrison.hawaii.army.mil/pta/default.htm) and Twitter feed (twitter.com/usagpohakuloa) for updates.
For more information, call Bob McElroy, public affairs officer, at 969-2427.
Keaau, Kamehameha-Hawaii face off in Kipimana Cup
W.H. Shipman, Ltd., will sponsor Saturday’s game between Keaau and Kamehameha-Hawaii in the second annual Kipimana Cup.
The JV game starts at 1 p.m., with the varsity game to follow at Kamehameha. W.H. Shipman will award $500 to the booster club of each school.
Wahine Sailing Regatta this weekend
The Kona Sailing Club Wahine Sailing Regatta will be Saturday and Sunday on the Kona Coast. Registration and sign-in will begin at 9 a.m. both days.
On Saturday, coffee and clinic begin at 9:30 a.m. U.S. sailing certified instructors will lead an on-land class covering teamwork, sail trim (getting the most out of your sails), race starts and strategy, and basic racing rules. An on-water clinic will follow, ending at 3 p.m. The cost is $10 for KSC members and $15 for non-members.
On Sunday, there will be a skipper and crew meeting beginning at 9:30 a.m. The race sequence will begin at 11:50 a.m. Wahine will sail two races and end the afternoon with heavy pupus and awards celebration at KSC clubhouse.
The cost is $15 for sailors (race and celebration), and $10 for meal only.
To sign up or for further information, contact Alicia Starsong at 325-5529 or by email to email@example.com.
Youth coaching workshop Aug. 28
The Positive Coaching Alliance Big Island and the Hawaii County Department of Parks and Recreation will host a free “coaching for winning and life lessons” workshop at 6 p.m. Aug. 28 at the Waimea Community Center. Registration and check-in are at 5:30 p.m., and the workshop will go until 8 p.m. The workshop is mandatory for all youth coaches who will use county facilities for practices and games.
The workshop is free, but there is a fee of $6 to cover the cost of a PCA workbook. Each participant will receive a two-year certification for all parks and recreation leagues and youth leagues. The department encourages all coaches to attend.
The registration form is available at the recreation division office at 799 Piilani Street and online at hawaiicounty.gov/pr-recreation/ and can be dropped off or faxed over to the office. Attendees can pay for the book at the workshops. Walk-in registrations will also be accepted on the date of the workshop.
For more information, call Darrell Yamamoto at 961-8735, ext. 25 or email firstname.lastname@example.org.
Agena basketball camp Oct. 12-14
Coach Dennis Agena, of Kalakaua Basketball, and his staff will conduct a three-day youth basketball clinic Oct. 12-14 at the county gym in Honokaa.
Children ages 6-18 may participate. Sponsored by the Hamakua Athletic Association, the clinic will take place from 6 to 9 p.m. Oct. 12, 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. Oct. 13 and 8 a.m to 4 p.m. Oct. 14. Times may vary based on the number of participants.
Players need to bring a basketball, basketball shoes, water and proper playing attire. The registration fee is $60. Registration and waiver forms are available at Hawaii County Department of Parks and Recreation offices, Ted’s Garage in Honokaa and Sports Line in Hilo.
For more information, call Kevin Yamasaki at 960-3545 or Desha Pahio at 960-5032.
HI-PAL hoops tourneys this summer
The Hawaii Police Department’s traffic services section and the Hawaii Island Police Activities League will conduct Click It or Ticket 3-on-3 Basketball Tournaments on the following dates:
cFriday through Sunday: Honokaa Parks and Recreation sports complex
c Sept. 8: Naalehu gymnasium
The tournaments offer five boys age divisions (5-6, 7-8, 9-10, 11-12, 13-14), a high school boys division, three girls age divisions (10-and-under, 12-and-under, 14-and-under) and a high school girls division. The tournament’s age cutoff date is Dec. 31, 2011.
Each division has a limit of 10 teams. Teams interested in participating must complete registration materials two weeks prior to the start of a tournament.
Submit registration packets at the community policing office (formerly the receiving desk in the public safety building) in Hilo or the Kona police receiving desk.
Interested teams may also fax materials to 961-2209 in East Hawaii or 327-3583 in West Hawaii.
For more information, call Joseph Botelho at the East Hawaii HI-PAL office (961-2220) or Randy Morris at the West Hawaii HI-PAL office (326-4646, ext. 258).
Fall Kupuna softball league starting soon
The fall Kupuna softball league will start play Sept. 9. The league is for players, men and women, 50 years and older. The league will play on Sunday mornings at 9:30 a.m. and will run through Nov. 18. The league will play one nine inning game each Sunday at the Old Kona Airport Park fields.
The league will hold a blind draft of players before the season begins. For more information, call Martin Hauser at 443-9724.
Detroit Tigers marketing VP on Emily T. Gail Show
Ellen Hill Zeringue, vice president of marketing for the Detroit Tigers, is a guest on this week’s Emily T. Gail Show, which is available at espnhawaii.com under “lineup” and as an iTunes podcast.
Zeringue will discuss marketing a Major League Baseball team and her own role in expanding the opportunities for women in professional sports.
Also, Chick Kunitake, with Kunitake Estate Farms, will discuss coversations he has had with researchers doing ecological evaluation of coral resources at Kahaluu Beach. Kunitake will recount stories of growing up in the 1950s and memories of the ocean coral and shoreline fishing.
Furthermore, David Fero, president of the Hawaii Island HIV/Aids Foundation, will discuss the Taste of Life Fundraiser at the Sheraton Keauhou Bay on Saturday.
For information on the Emily T. Gail Show, contact Gail at 896-6780. Past shows are available at facebook.com/emilytgailtalkstory.
Weekly golf tourney results
M&M Ladies Golf Club
Aug. 14 results
c A flight scores: 1. Wanda Goldscharek 30.5; 2. Phyllis Maffi 34.5; 3. Fletcher Olsen 38.5
c B flight scores: 1. Shoko Ioh 33; 2. Mary Desisto 36; 3. Judy Pettersen 36.5
c Low putts: Fletcher Olsen 31
c Note: Members played “better nine.”
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Women’s Golf Club
c Low gross scores: 1. Fletcher Olson 87; 2. Ailota Nesheim 93
c Low net scores: 1. Jan Loskutoff 70; 2. Margaret Tigue 72
c Chip ins: Jan Loskutoff (3); Sandy Price (7)
c Birdies: Jan Loskutoff (3); Margaret Tigue (16)
c Closest to the pin: Fletcher Olson (3, 6); Carole Abarcar (12); Sandy Price (16)
c Low putts: 1. Jan Loskutoff 30; 2. Mary Desisto 34; 3. (tie) Mo Brown 36; 3. Sandy Price 36
c Note: Members played “Low gross/net/putts.”
Makalei Kolepa Hui
c A flight low net scores: 1. (tie) Dave Peters 70; 1. Tom Bates 70; 1. Eddie Nakaya 70
c B flight low net scores: 1. Bill Stockly 69; 2. Bobby Macomber 70
c Closest to the pin: Roger Higgins (2); Paul Kelly (5, 15)
c Low gross score: Tom Bates 80
Men’s Golf Club
c Low net scores: 1. Joe Goldscharek 69; 2. Mike Gregg 70; 3. (tie) Bruce Cook 71; 3. Barry Foye 71; 3. Jim E. Anderson 71
c Closest to the pin: Cullen Burgess (3); Barry Foye (5); Brian Hansen (12); Mike Gregg (17)
c Low gross score: Cullen Burgess 78