Big Island briefs
Car wash benefits
Friends of Waiakea Baseball will hold a car wash from 8 a.m. to 3 p.m. Saturday at the KTA Super Stores-Puainako parking lot.
The event is a fundraiser for the Waiakea High School varsity team. Donations for the car wash will be accepted.
For more information, call 989-6202.
The Waiakea Uka athletic Association will hold a t-ball tournament on March 8 and a coach-pitch tournament March 9.
For more information, contract Jeff 936-3501.
Come meet UHH’s athletic director
The University of Hawaii will hold a Vulcan Athletics “Friend-Raiser” to meet interim athletic director Tim Moore at 5:30 p.m. today at Ho’oulu Terrace.
For more information, contact Jackie Sales-Iyo at 932-7337 or firstname.lastname@example.org.
Hilo Little League sign-ups ongoing
Hilo Little League is registering players, managers and coaches interested in the junior, senior and big league divisions of baseball for ages 12-18 through March 15.
Players need medical forms and proofs of residency requirements, and manager and coach applications can be obtained by visiting www.hilolittleleague.com or calling 987-8469.
The deadline for managers and coaches is March 5, and late applicants will be placed on a wait list.
BIIF track and field
meetings on tap
The Big Island Interscholastic Federation will hold a meeting for any individuals interested in officiating track and field at 6:30 p.m. Monday in the Waiakea High library.
A coaches’ meeting is set for 6:30 p.m. March 6 at Honokaa High’s library.
The Panaewa Alii Football Association will be accepting applications for this upcoming flag football season from 4 to 6 p.m. today through Friday.
Each participant must submit a 2014 participant contract, 2014 physical form, 2nd quarter report card, birth certificate, medical card, county release form, and a wallet size photo. For more information, contact Sergio Mamone at 854-0853
Vern Ito made a hole-in-one Feb. 21 on the 151-yard No. 2 hole at Hilo Municipal Golf Course.
John Moses and Reuben Soriano witnessed Ito’s first ace.
—Russell Paiva aced the 171-yard 16th hole Feb. 15 at Hilo Muni using a 5-iron.
Richard Ancheta, Virgil Inocencio and Alex Antonio witnessed Paiva’s third hole-in-one.
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