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Warrior 3-mile

run/walk Sept. 21

Waiakea High will hold it Warrior 3-mile run/walk at 8 a.m. Sept. 21 at the high school.

The race is in honor of the late Wayne “Big Dog” Joseph, a former teacher and coach at the school.

The cost is $8 for students in grades 9-12 and $20 for adults. The event is a fundraiser for Waiakea’s cross country program to help defray costs to the Hawaii High School Athletic Association tournament.

For more information, contact Ipo Hai-Kelly at 987-2690 or

HGEA tennis fun

day set for Sunday

The Hawaii Government Employees Association will hold a tennis fun day from noon to 4 p.m. Sunday at the Edith Kanaka’ole Multipurpose Stadium.

HGEA members and their guests are invited to participate in social tennis doubles.

Tennis balls and refreshments will be provided.

For information contact Dean at

Pahoa High hiring

for three positions

The Pahoa High athletic department is accepting applications for coaches for girls basketball, boys paddling and girls paddling.

For more information, call at 965-2248.

Two HI-PAL events

are on tap Saturday

The Hawaii Police Department is hosting two HI-PAL “Click It Or Ticket” events on Saturday.

A volleyball tournament for ages 10 and under will be held at the Kawananakoa Hall gymnasium in Keaukaha beginning at 10:30 a.m.

And a basketball clinic for youths in grades 5-8 will be held at the Kamehameha-Hawaii campus’ middle school gymnasium beginning at 9 a.m. Participants will play 5-on-5 games after the clinic.

For more information, contact Officer Joseph Botelho Jr. at 961-8121.

808 Mx/ATV

revs up Saturday

The 808 MX/ATV Association will hold its next races on Saturday. Gates open at 7 a.m.

For more information, visit the club on Facebook at 808 Mx/ATVAssociation, email 808mxatvassociation@gmailcom or call Jeri at 896-6266.

For results of the club’s last race, see Page B4

First Tee Program

at Makalei C.C.

The First Tee Program will start at 3 p.m. Sept. 22 at Makalei Hawaii Country Club.

Registration begins at 2:15 p.m for ages 7- to 17. Meet in the parking lot of MHCC.

There is a $25 registration fee per participant for new members, and all future sessions will be at 3 p.m. Sundays at the driving range. For more information, email

Hilo Little League

meeting is Saturday

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.


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