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T-Ball, coach-pitch

sign-ups in Pahoa

The Department of Parks and Recreation is holding T-ball and coach-pitch meetings for boys and girls from 6-7 p.m. Sept. 9 at the Pahoa Neighborhood Facility.

For more information, call Kenn Nagasawa at 965-2704.

Hilo Little League

meeting is Sept. 14

Hilo Little League will be conducting its annual meeting of members and election from 10:30 a.m. to noon Sept. 14 at the Panaewa Community Center’s conference room.

For more information, call Marcele at 808-987-8469 or visit

Golf fellowship

Sept. 28 in Volcano

The Hawaii Government Employees Association will hold a golf fellowship Sept. 28 at Volcano Country Club.

There are eight tee times available starting at 8 a.m., and members may for their own groups.

There will be a $5 jackpot that will include low nets and closest-to-the pin prizes.

For more information, call Darrell Yamamoto at 938-4431.

Kilauea Sporting

Skeet Club results

Milford Tabura and Neil Arakaki won their divisions in 50-target events during a Kilauea Sporting Skeet Club shoot Aug. 18 at the county trap and skeet range.

12-gauge: Milford Tabura 41; Mike Munnerlyn 33; Gina Ha’o 20

Sub-gauge: Neil Arakaki 34; Dexter Egdamin, Elton Endo and Ronald Nakamura, 29

The next shoot will be held from 9 a.m.-3:45 p.m. Sept. 15, and the public is invited to attend.

All shotguns, ammunition, eye and ear protection must be provided by each individual participant.

84-year-old fires 81

Jack Oshita, age 84, shot a gross 81 on Sunday at Hilo Municipal Golf Course. He recorded his feat while playing with the Pahoa Golf Club.

Witnessing Oshita’s round were Ricky Nakamura, Robin Arima, Reggie Arima, Bobby Sugihara and Koji Mineo.

BIRR to hold 5K,

10K on Saturday

The Big Island Road Runners will hold its annual Hilo Bay 5-kilometer and 10K runs at 7:30 a.m. Saturday.

Each participant will receive a dry-fit T-shirt or single, and every finisher will receive a finishers’ medal and there will be age group awards as well as prizes.

The event is open to all walkers and runners. There is a discount for Big Island Road Runners Club members, but all are invited to participate.

The run starts and ends at the new Reeds Bay Park on Banyan Drive.

There will be post race refreshements. Runners/walkers can register in advance by mailing the their registration form and payment to or register at the event.

For more information, call Steve Pavao at 430-0267


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