Big Island briefs


Beginner golf classes for women Jan. 12

Golf professional Rob Wohlgemuth will offer a five-week series of beginner golf lessons for women at Makalei Golf Club beginning Jan. 12.

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.

Free aikido classes offered in Kailua-Kona

The Hawaii County Department of Parks and Recreation, along with Aiki Kai O Kona, is offering free aikido classes for both children and adults.

Instructors Sharon Gilbert and Bill Stockton have taught aikido in West Hawaii for more than 24 years. They have more than 70 years combined experience in aikido.

Aikido is a Japanese martial art that teaches self-discipline, blending, harmonizing and defensive techniques in a noncompetitive atmosphere.

 

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