Short Hops


Shimoda fires hole-in-one

Joan Shimoda shot a hole-in-one Wednesday at the Big Island Country Club. On the course’s 84-yard par-3 fifth hole, Shimoda used a 7-iron. Annette Fujii, Mary Alice McRae and Sunoko Tanaka witnessed the shot.

Horseshoe pitching club league starts Thursday

An eight-week Kona Horseshoe Pitching Club summer league will start Thursday, with competition scheduled for Thursday from 4 to 6 p.m. at the horseshoe courts behind the tennis courts at Old Kona Airport Park. You must be a club member to participate. League fees are $5 per week.

Contact Al at 322-7085 for membership information, and Reggie at 756-8085 for league play details.

Biddy Basketball coaches meeting Aug. 6 in Waimea

Parks and Recreation-Waimea’s fall Biddy Basketball season runs from Sept. 9 through Oct. 16.

Registration for the league will take place from 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. Thursday through Aug.14 at the Waimea Community Center. Players ages 5-8 may register, and the registration fee is $10.

Basketball clinics will take place Aug. 12-14 at the Thelma Parker Gym (3:30 to 4:30 p.m. for ages 5-6 and 4:30 to 5:30 p.m. for ages 7-8).

A Biddy Basketball coaches meeting is scheduled for 5:30 p.m. Aug. 6 at the Waimea Community Center. Returning coaches and coaching prospects are asked to attend.

For more information, contact Melissa Samura at 887-3014 or parksandrecwaimea@gmail.com.

All-Stars Biddy Basketball Camp Aug. 16-18

The Big Island All-Stars Biddy Basketball Camp will take place Aug. 16-18 at the Panaewa indoor/outdoor basketball courts.Boys and girls ages 5-8 may participate, with each session running from 8:30 a.m. to noon.

The registration fee of $40 includes a T-shirt, and the application deadline is Friday. The camp is limited to 90 applicants.

Make checks payable to Big Island All Stars, with “Biddy Basketball Camp” written in the memo line on the check. For an application, see Kami Shigematsu at Panaewa Gym. Mail forms to: Daphne Honma, P.O. Box 355, Paauilo, HI 96776, or submit them in person to Shigematsu at the gym.

For more information, call Honma at 937-3223.

AYSO registration period open

Youth soccer players may now register for the American Youth Soccer Association fall season at eayso.org. For more information, call 329-2151 or send an email to ayso527@yahoo.com

40-and-over basketball league starting

A 40-and-over half-court men’s basketball league will start Aug. 14 at Kekuaokalani Gymnasium.

Anyone interested in being drafted or placing a team should call Chuck Corbe at 327-3287.

West Hawaii Aikido club now accepting new members

West Hawaii Aikido club is accepting new members interested in practicing the martial art of aikido.

Students should be age 8 or older. Sensei Ray Tanaka will instruct.

Practices are 6:30 to 8 p.m., Mondays and Wednesdays at the Kona Imin Center in Holualoa.

For further information, contact Jo Ma at 989-5253.

Beginner golf classes for women

Golf professional Rob Wohlgemuth will offer a five-week series of beginner golf lessons for women at Makalei Golf Club beginning Aug. 17.

The classes are open to all women interested in the basics of golf. Classes meet five consecutive Saturdays from 8 to 10 a.m.

The cost for all five classes is $50. To enroll, call Wohlgemuth at 937-0130.

Macadamia Nut tournament Aug. 25 in Hamakua

The Macadamia Nut Tournament, which features latex-coated macadamia nuts instead of traditional golf balls, will take place at 8:30 a.m. Aug. 25 at Hamakua Country Club. Registration for the event will begin at 8:30 a.m., and an entry fee of $40 includes lunch and prizes. Organizers will use a Callaway scoring system. For more information, call Roland Kaneshiro at 987-7712 or Jim Love at 775-1075.

Mallorys on Emily T. Gail Show

Frank and Laura Mallory are guests on the Emily T. Gail show on espnhawaii.com under “lineup.” The Mallorys will discuss the creation of the Daniel Robert Sayre Foundation, which has assisted in providing equipment for the Big Island fire department.

For information on the Emily T. Gail Show contact emilytgail@emilys.org.

Weekly golf tourney results

Big Island Country Club

Saturday’s results

c Scores: 1. Tom Johnson/Eddie Salas/Frosty Johnson 23 under

c Low net: Eddie Salas 69

c Closest to the pin: Barb Millslagle (5, 8); Eddie Salas (13); Swend Willadsen (17)

Wednesday’s results

c Scores: 1. Tom Johnson/Steve Rickard/Swend Willadsen 4 under

c Low net score: Tom Johnson 72

c Closest to the pin: Frosty Johnson (5); Tom Johnson (8); Barb Millslagle (13); Steve Rickard (17)

Keauhou Kona Men’s

Golf Club

cLow net scores: 1. Chuck Coupe 141; 2. All Sullivan 142; 3. Phil Wagner 143; 4. (Tie) Bruck Cook 147; 4. Bruce Totten 147; Gene Young 147

c Notes: Results of Marshall Zaun Summer Classic held July 13 and 20.

Makalei Kolepa Hui

July 20 results

c A flight low net scores: 1. John Kiaha 65; 2. Tom Bates 70

c B flight low net scores: 1. Larry Leedom 67; 2. (Tie) Ralph Ladera 73; 2. Steve Hayward 73

c C flight low net scores: 1. Joe Scarber 69; 2. Paul Kelley 70

c Closest to the pin: Eddie Nakaya (2); Joe Scarber (5); Norm Pacheco (12); Ed Skelton (15)

c Low gross score: John Kiaha 78

July 13 results

c A flight low net scores: 1. John Kiaha 67; 2. (Tie) Harvey Honda; 2. Dave Puckett

c B flight low net scores: 1. Larry Leedom 68; 2. (Tie) Larry Reifsnider 74; 2. Roger Higgins 74; 2. Paul Kelley 74

c Closest to the pin: Stan Dodd (2); Artie Guerin (5); Paul Kelley (12); Roger Higgins (15)

c Low gross score: John Kiaha 80

July 6 results

c A flight low net scores: 1. Stan Dodd 71; 2. Harvey Honda 72

c Closest to the pin: Dave Puckett (2); Stan Dodd (6); Tom Bates (8, 12); Larry Leedom (17)

M&M Ladies Golf Club

July 23rd results

c A flight scores: 1. Randi Wilson 31; 2. Janis Walker 31.5; 3. Fletcher Olson 32.5

c B flight scores: 1. Linda Takai 31; 2. (Tie) Barbara Crutcher 32.5; 2. Kasie Wessels 32.5 c

c Low putts: Yuko Suzuki, Linda Takai 31

c Note: Members played a game of “three best par 3s, three best par 4s, three best par 5s, less half-handicap.”

Na Wahine O Waikoloa Women’s Golf Club

Thursday’s results

c A flight scores: 1. Margaret Tigue 49; 2. Fletcher Olson 52

c B Flight scores: 1. Sandy Price 48; 2. (Tie) Audrey Hamilton 52; 2. Mona Peck 52

c Chip-ins: Maureen Brown (4)

c Birdies: Margaret Tigue (15)

c Note: Members played a game of “throw out three worst holes, full handicap.”