Short Hops | 6-10-14


Fathers’ Day fun run in Waimea

The Waimea Preservation Association is sponsoring a benefit 4.5k fun run/walk Sunday starting at 8 a.m. at the Waimea Tax Office, at the corner of the main intersection from Bank of Hawaii.

Registration for the stroller-friendly run/walk is 7 to 7:45 a.m. Fees are $20 for adults and $15 for ages 12 to 18; under-12 is free.

After the race, there will be refreshments, including complimentary bottled water, and prizes at Spencer House. Participants will receive memento bandanas and souvenir family photos taken on the front lawn.

For more information, call Pete Hendricks at 885-4453 or Patti Cook at 937-2833, or visit www.Facebook.com/HistoricSpencerHouse.

On the ‘Emily T Gail Show’

• Hector Mendoza, tennis pro at Mauna Kea Seaside Tennis Club, and Ronnie White talk story about being involved in the business of tourism. Seaside Tennis Club was recently named No. 6 in the top 25 list of tennis resorts by tennis vacationers.

• Kellie Cooke, assistant pro at Club at Hokulia, talks about how she got into the golf profession and Hokulia’s commitment to support the Hawaii State Junior Golf Association (HSJGA.org). The annual Hokulia Mixed Plate Fundraiser is June 30. Each of the top 30 HSJGA golfers will play with an Aloha Section PGA pro and two amateurs. Email dsayre@hokuliaclub.com to enter or donate.

• Gai has information on the Family Days at Waikoloa Beach Resort Kings’ Course. After 3:30 p.m., juniors pay $25, which includes complimentary junior Nike rentals, and adults pay $50, with $25 rentals. For more information, visit waikoloagolf.com or call 886-7888.

Gail shows are available at espnhawaii.com, under “lineup,” or on iTunes as a free podcast. For more information, contact Gail at 896-6780 or emilytgail@gmail.com.

Pool closed for holiday

The Kona Community Aquatic Center will be closed Wednesday for observance of King Kamehameha Day. It will reopen at 6:15 a.m. Thursday for public recreational and adult lap swimming.

Hapuna Beach Roughwater Swim

The Hapuna Beach Roughwater Swim, part of the Bike Works Triple Crown Series, will take place Saturday at Hapuna Beach State Recreation Area.

To register, visit flpregister.com. Early registration guarantees a race shirt.

Water patrol volunteers are needed for the event. For more information, contact Ed Doherty at eddoherty1@me.com.

Hawaii Cycling Club time trial

The Hawaii Cycling Club’s Hilo series of free Training Time Trials continues Saturday at 8 a.m. with an 11.1-mile ride in Pahoa starting at Pohoiki Road and Kapoho-Kalapana Road.

Registration is 7 to 7:30 a.m. at Ahia Road and Pahoa-Kalapana Road, where the trial finishes. There will be a warm-up ride to the start and an informal group ride after the trial.

For more information visit www.hawaiicyclingclub.com.

Soccer camps at UH-Hilo

The University of Hawaii at Hilo soccer program is hosting three camps over

the next two months.

• The Vulcans Keiki Soccer Summer Camp will be June 16-17 on the soccer field. Registration for the free clinic for players 4-6 years old is Friday.

• Vulcans Soccer Summer Camps are on tap for June 16-19 and July 21-24. Ages 7-10 are on the field 9 a.m. to noon; ages 11-14 on the fied 1 to 4 p.m.

The camp fee is $60. Deadline registrations are Friday for the June camp and July 18 for the July camp.

For more information, contact Camp Coordinator Gene Okamura in the UH-Hilo soccer office at 932-7166 or geneo@hawaii.edu.

Information and registration forms are also available on the Vulcans athletic website at hiloathletics.com.

Keaau meeting for cheerleading

Keaau High School will hold an informational meeting on cheerleading for the next school year at 5 p.m. Thursday in the school cafeteria. All potential cheer athletes, new and returning, should attend. For more information, call the athletic office at 982-4220, ext. 2229.

Keaau seeking softball coach

Keaau High School is accepting applications for the junior varsity and varsity softball head coach position.

Applications can be picked up at the school’s main office from 8 a.m. to 4 p.m. Monday to Friday. Applications must be submitted by Friday and date-stamped to be eligible.

Applicants must complete interviews and agree to background checks.

For more information, call the athletic office at 982-4220, ext. 2229.

Free bowling for keiki

KBXtreme in Kailua-Kona is partnering with Kids Bowl Free, a national summer bowling program for children younger than 15, to allow two free games on weekdays.

This year, KBXtreme is nominating Big Island elementary and intermediate schools for the Bowling for Schools $50,000 grant program. The program runs to Aug. 31.

Register at kidsbowlfree.com/kbxtreme.

Kealakehe seeking bowling coach

Kealakehe is seeking a bowling coach for the fall season.

For details, contact Kealakehe athletic director Mike Hernandez at 327-4300, ext. 2213, or mike_hernandez@notes.k12.hi.us.

Makalei summer tournament

The second of four events of a summer tournament at Makalei Golf Club is scheduled for June 21.

The other dates are July 19 and Aug. 16.

Prizes are given at each event, and points accumulate toward qualification for the Makalei Cup Challenge.

For more information, call 325-6625.

AYSO soccer camps

AYSO Region 527 and Team Soccer Direct are offering camps June 24 to 26 at Old Kona Airport Park. The day camp, for U-6 to U-14, is 8:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. The cost is $130.

The high school camp, for U-14 to U-18, is 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. The cost is $85.

There is a $10 discount for registration online at teamsoccerdirect.com. Each player receives a T-shirt and certificate.

Participants must bring balls.

For more information, contact Kim Evans at 960-2097 or ayso527@yahoo.com.

High school rodeo at Paniolo Park

The Hawaii High School Rodeo at Paniolo Park in Waimea features the state finals high school division Thursday to Sunday.

The competition is free; donations are welcome. Food will be sold, with proceeds to benefit the program.

For more information, contact DeeDee Bertelmann at 325-5937 or paniolomau@aol.com.

Brantley Center golf benefit

The Brantley Center will host its 36th annual golf tournament fundraiser June 22 at the Waikoloa Village Golf Course.

The format is two-person best ball.

Entry forms can be obtained from various Big Island golf courses, by calling the Brantley Center at 775-7245, or online at brantleycenter.org.

Following the tournament, there will be a luncheon, auction and prizes at Banjy’s Paradise Bar and Grill in Waikoloa.

Proceeds benefit adults with disabilities who participate in rehab programs offered at the center. The center welcomes donations from individuals and businesses. All donations are tax-deductible.

Big Island soccer camp at HPA

The Big Island I.D. Soccer Camp will be held June 23 to 26 at Hawaii Preparatory Academy.

The camp is divided into two sessions: Youth Camp, Under 7 to 14, runs from 8 a.m. to noon.

College I.D. Camp, U15-18, runs from 3 to 6 p.m.

Cost is $165 per camper.

To register, email the player’s name and date of birth to bigislandsoccercamps@gmail.com or call 285-4815.

20th annual King’s Swim

Kona Aquatics will host the 20th annual King’s Swim on July 5 at Kailua Bay.

The 1.2-mile course begins at Kailua Bay and ends at Kamakahonu Bay. No wetsuits or fins are permitted.

Applications are available at Bikeworks in Kona. A nonrefundable entry fee of $15 must accompany the application. The registration deadline is June 30. Late registration will be held at Kailua Pier from 6:30 to 7:30 a.m. race day for $20.

Division awards will be presented to the top three finishers and prizes will be drawn throughout the postrace ceremonies.

Volunteers with kayaks, surfboards or standup paddleboards who volunteer for safety patrol are welcome; report to the pier before 7:30 a.m.

For more information, call Steve Borowski at 334-0083.

Registration for Hilo’s triathlon

Hilo’s first official triathlon will start at 7 a.m. July 13 at James Kealoha Beach Park.

The Olympic-distance race — 1.5-km swim, 40-km bike ride and 10-km run — is limited to 500 participants.

Registration is $175 to midnight June 30.

For more information and registration, visit hilotriathlon.org.

Summer hoops camp at Konawaena

Huntington Prep’s Rob Fulford will be the guest coach at the 2014 Hawaii Island Hoops College-Prep Basketball Camp.

The camp is scheduled June 16 to 20 at Konawaena High School.

Fulford has a 138-17 record in five years at Huntington Prep and sent 30 players to the Division 1 level. In that five-year span, he coached 15 McDonald All-American nominees and current NBA player Gorgui Dieng of the Minnesota Timberwolves.

The HIH camp features coaches from the NCAA, NAIA and junior college levels.

The camp fee is $350. For more information or to register, contact camp director Andy Smith at hawaiiislandhoops.com.

Workshop on college recruiting process

A “College Night” session offers high school and junior high students information on the recruiting process from 6:30 to 8 p.m. June 23 at the Kahakai Elementary School library.

Athletes of all sports and their parents are welcomed to the free session, presented by AYSO and moderated by George Kuntz, the men’s soccer coach at California State Fullerton.

For more information, call Kim Evans at 960-2097.

WEEKLY GOLF TOURNAMENT RESULTS

Big Island Country Club

Saturday

1. Barb Millslagle, Frank Jung, Rod Kebo, Louie Wong (-19)

Low net: Barb Millslagle (67)

Closest to the hole: Barb Millslagle (5); Fred Richburg (8); Rod Kebo (13); Barb Millslagle (17)

Format: Four-person team, 3-2-1 low nets

Keauhou Kona Men’s Golf Club

Saturday at Big Island Country Club

1. Mike Gregg (65); 2. Jim Geiser (70); 3. Mike Robinson, Bruce Totten (72)

Low gross: Mike Gregg (79)

Closest to the pin: Pete Callahan (5); Les Salisbury (8); Mike Robinson (13); Bruce Totten (17)

M&M Golf Club

June 3 at Makalei Golf Club

Flight A: 1. Randi Wilson; 2. Fletcher Olson, Sandy Webb; 3. Pualani Willing

Flight B: 1. Linda Takai; 2. Vangie Isenhour; 3. Wanda Goldscharek, Shoko Ioh, Judy Pettersen

Low putts: Judy Pettersen

Format: Low net

Makalei Kolepa Hui

Saturday

1. Stan Dodd/Artie Guerin (56); 2. Dave Puckett/Joe Scarber (58); 3. Ed Skelton/Ralph Sallee (60)

Low gross: Stan Dodd (72)

Closest to the pin: Bill Stockly (5, 12); Larry Leedom (15)

Format: Two-man net best ball

Na Wahine O Waikoloa

Thursday

1. Dee Dee Kosa (69); 2. Yuriko Daniel (70); 3. Carole Abarcar (71); 4. Mona Peck, Cindy Carlson, Judy Frazier (72)

Birdies: Margaret Dewers (18)

Closest to the pin: Cindy Carlson (3); Margaret Dewers (6); Judy Frazier (12); Carole Abarcar (16)

Format: Hate ‘em, full handicap.