Kamekameya hits hole-in-one
Tsukasa Kamekameya hit a hole-in-one on the 150-yard fifth hole on June 16 at Big Island Country Club. He used an 8-iron. The shot was witnessed by Suehiro Kitamo, Akemi Kitamo and Kazuko Nitta.
Team Soccer Direct camp today through Thursday
Team Soccer Direct will conduct soccer camps for children ages 6 to 18 today through Thursday at Old Kona Airport Park.
The soccer organization’s half-day camp for players in 6-and-under through 14-and-under age groups will take place from 8:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. The cost is $75. A high school camp running from 1 to 3 p.m. costs $75.
The camp is limited to the first 70 players who register. Teams of 10 or more players will receive a player discount. Register online at teamsoccerdirect.com. For more information, call Lydia Hooser at 960-1558.
Kealakehe needs baseball coach
Kealakehe High School seeks a varsity baseball coach for the 2012-13 season.
Applications are available in the high school’s attendance office, and the application deadline is July 20.
For more information, call 327-4300, ext. 2213 after July 16.
Hapuna swim set for Saturday
The Hapuna Roughwater Swim will take place at 8 a.m. Saturday at Hapuna Beach State Park.
Registration begins at 7 a.m. on race day. Event organizers need water patrol volunteers.
For more information, contact Ed Doherty at 756-5060.
King’s Swim July 7 at Kailua Bay
Kona Aquatics will host its 18th annual King’s Swim at 8 a.m. July 7 at Kailua Bay.
The 1.2-mile course begins at Kailua Bay and ends at Kamakahonu Bay, directly in front of King Kamehameha’s Kona Beach Hotel.
Event organizers will not allow fins or wetsuits. Applications are available at Bike Works (74-5583 Luhia St.) in Kailua-Kona.
A nonrefundable entry fee of $15 must accompany the application.
The registration deadline is Saturday.
Late registration takes place from 6:30 to 7:30 a.m. at Kailua Pier on race day. The late registration fee is $20.
Awards go to the top three male and female finishers and to winners in each of the event’s 14 age groups. Volunteers with kayaks or surfboards wishing to join the safety patrol for the swim are welcome to participate.
For more information, call Steve Borowski at 334-0083.
Kealakehe fall sports tryouts soon
Kealakehe High School’s fall sports tryouts will begin in late July.
Students wanting to participate in fall sports must complete physical examination and athletic consent forms before doing so. The forms are available in the school’s attendance office.
The first day of practice for each fall sport begins at 3 p.m., with other information listed below:
c Cheerleading: July 28 (band room)
c Football: July 29 (Waverider Stadium)
c Bowling: July 29 (KBXtreme)
c Girls volleyball: July 29 (high school gym)
c Cross-country: July 29 (Waverider Stadium)
c Air riflery: Aug. 6 (riflery range)
For more information, call 327-4300, ext. 2213 after July 15.
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:
c July 14: Kamehameha Park gymnasium in Kohala
c July 20-22: Papaaloa Gymnasium in Laupahoehoe
c July 29-Aug. 1: Kekuaokalani Gymnasium
c Aug. 10-12: The new covered sports building in Panaewa
c Aug. 24-26: Honokaa Parks and Recreation sports complex
c Sept. 8: Naalehu gymnasium (tentative)
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).
HMSA recognizes 3 from Big Island
Two Konawaena students and one from Kamehameha-Hawaii received Hawaii Medical Service Association awards on June 16.
Konawaena’s Camille Rickets and Trevor Yamagata, along with Kamehameha-Hawaii’s Erin Carvalho, received HMSA Kaimana scholarships worth $3,000 each. Carvalho was also named a distinguished scholarship recipient, and she received an additional $2,000.
A total of 22 student athletes from across the islands were awarded scholarships.
Also, Waiakea, Kealakehe and Hilo in Division I and Hualalai, Kohala and Hawaii Prep in Division II were recognized for their accomplishments in athletics, academics, sportsmanship and community service, according to the press release.
HPA’s Brostek receives Gatorade honor
Hawaii Prep’s Shane Brostek was named the Gatorade Hawaii boys track and field Athlete of the Year.
The award recognizes athletic success, academic achievement and overall character. Brostek is now a finalist for the national award.
The 6-foot-3, 283-pound senior captured the Hawaii High School Athletic Association state championship in the shot put this spring with a throw of 55 feet, 7.25 inches at the state meet.
The Most Outstanding Athlete at the Punahou Relays this past season, Brostek also placed fourth in the discus at the state championships, launching it 159 feet, 9 inches.
His shot put toss of 56 feet and discus throw of 168 feet, 11 inches at the Honolulu Marathon Invitational ranked as the Northwest’s No. 16 and No. 21 performances, respectively, among prep competitors in 2012 at the time of his selection.
Also a football standout, Brostek has maintained a 3.71 GPA in the classroom. He has donated his time as a youth football and track instructor.
Brostek has signed a National Letter of Intent to compete on a football scholarship at the University of Washington this fall.
Weekly golf tourney results
Na Wahine O Waikoloa
Women’s Golf Club
c Front nine: Noriko Kato 35
c Back nine: Mary Desisto 36
c All 18: Margaret Dewers 73
c Birdies: Jan Luskotoff (12); Ailota Nesheim (10)
c Closest to the pin: Margaret Dewers (3); Ailota Nesheim (6); Jan Loskutoff (12); Mary Desisto (16)
c Note: Members played “Nassau.”
M&M Ladies Golf Club
June 19 results
c A flight scores: 1. (tie) Mary Desisto 30; 1. Phyllis Maffi 30; 1. Aleksandra Veble 30
c B flight scores: 1. Judy Pettersen, 26.5; 2. Vangie Isenhour, 28.5
c Low putts: Vangie Isenhour 26
c Chip-ins: Kasie Wessels (4); Vangie Isenhour (1, 12, 17)
c Note: Members played “Kriss-Kross.”
Men’s Golf Club
c Low net scores: 1. Steve Kimes 69; 2. Bob Currier 70; 3. (tie) Jim Anderson 71; 3. Brian Hansen 71
c Closest to the pin: Allan Clark (3); Brian Hansen (5); Bob Currier (12); Ollie Olinger (17)
c Low gross score: Steve Kimes 78
Big Island Country Club
June 16 results
c Low net scores: 1. Jim Stafford 68; 2. Rick Robinson 70; 3. Steve Rickard 72
c Closest to the pin: Barbara Millslagle (5); Jim Stafford (8); Rick Robinson (13); Tom Johnson (18)
Makalei Kolepa Hui
c A flight low net scores: 1. Tom Bates 67; 2. Dave Peters 70
c B flight low net scores: 1. Chuck Wells 61; 2. Roger Higgins 72
c C flight low net scores: 1. Bill Stockly 64; 2. Joe Scarber 67
c Closest to the pin: Dave Puckett (2); Tom Bates (5); Dave Peters (12)