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Panaewa Ali’i

football sign-up

The Panaewa Ali’i Football Association is taking registration for the upcoming tackle season on Tuesday, June 25 and Thursday, June 27, at Panaewa Park from 5 to 6:30 p.m. Interested players are asked to bring a current 2013 physical, copy of medical card, birth certificate, wallet size photo and fourth quarter report card.

For more information, contact Thomas White at 960-6625.

Waiakea bowling meeting slated

Students interested in signing up for the Waiakea High School boys and girls bowling teams for the 2013-14 season may do so from noon to 1 p.m. Tuesday, June 25 at Hilo Lanes.

For more information, call Myra Yoneda at 854-7933.

Pure Aloha Volleyball signup

The Pure Aloha Volleyball Club will be starting its P&R season. Registration will be held from 10 a.m. to noon Saturday for girls ages 12-14 at Carvalho Park. For more information, contact Noe Kalima at 339-0820.

HPA seeking coach

Hawaii Preparatory Academy is seeking applications for a girls junior varsity volleyball coach for the 2013-14 season. For more information, contact athletic director Stephen Perry at

Puna AYSO signup

Puna AYSO soccer is accepting registration for the 2013 fall season, which runs from mid-August until November. AYSO accepts new and returning girls and boys between the ages of 4 and 18. Participants must be 4 as of Aug. 1, 2013.

Practice days and game schedule will be determined once re gistration is complete. Play ers can register on-line at -Region 738. Print three copies of the re gistration form and mail with payment to: AYSO PUNA, P.O Box 955, Keaau, Hi 96749.

Registration fee for Fall 2013 is $65. Late registration after July 27 will be $75.

AYSO is an all-volunteer organization which promotes good sportsmanship and positive coaching.

Enrollment is open to all, and everyone plays on equally balanced teams. The league trains all coaches and referees. For further information, call 965-6648.

Hapuna Roughtwater

Swim on June 29

The Hapuna Roughwater Swim, the second leg of Bike Works Beach & Sports’ triple crown of swimming, will take place at 8 a.m. June 29 at Hapuna Beach State Park.

Register by Saturday at to guarantee a race T-shirt.

For more information, contact Ed Doherty at

Joey Estrella

Roast on tap

The Joey Estrella Retirement Roast, a benefit dinner for the Joe and Harriet Estrella Scholarship Endowment, will be held Friday, June 28 at the Hilo Hawaiian Hotel.

Tickets for the 6 p.m. event are $75 each and are available by calling the University of Hawaii at Hilo athletic department at 974-7520. Corporate tables of six or eight are also available.

The scholarship was i nitiated by UHH athletic director Dexter to recognize Estrella and will be given to student-athletes interested in playing Vulcans baseball.

Estrella guided the program from its inception in 1976 until retiring after this past season.

Estrella also has been a staunch supporter of Special Olympics and a backer of the UHH Blood Bank of Hawaii Drive.

Keaau, Honokaa

taking applications

Keaau High is accepting applications for girls soccer, tennis and swimming and diving coaches for the upcoming seasons, and the deadline to apply is today from 8 a.m.-4 p.m. at the school’s main office.

Applicants must pass a Department of Education background check.

For more information, call 982-4220, ext. 2229.

—Applications are being accepted for the girls volleyball coaching position at Honokaa High and Intermediate School.

Applications may be picked-up at the school office between 7 a.m. and 4:30 p.m. weekdays. The deadline to apply is June 21.

For more information, call 775-8800, ext. 228.


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