Big Island briefs

Basketball league

at Andrews Gym

The Biddy Basketball League will hold a meeting at 6:30 p.m. May 22 at Andrews Gym.

A tournament will be held Aug. 9 at Andrews, and league play begins Aug. 11 at Andrews for ages 5-6 and 7-8.

Entry fee is $50 per teams and space is limited to 12 teams per division.

For more information, call the gym at 959-9047.

• Andrews is looking for boys and girls between the ages of 7-14 to participate in a youth volleyball league.

Practices will start at 3:30 p.m. May 15, and all kekei wanting to play will be accepted.

Coach’s workshop

at Paauilo Gym

The Department of Parks and Recreation and the Positive Coaching Alliance is offering a Developing Triple Impact Competitors workshop May 21 at the Paauilo Gym Annex.

Registration begins at 5:30, and the workshop follows from 6-8 p.m and is free to the first 30 participants.

For more information, call Darrell Yamamoto at 938-2012.

Waiakea swimmers

honored for grades

The National Interscholastic Swimming Coaches Association of America awarded Waiakea High boys swimming with a Silver Scholar award for its 3.57 grade point average.

On the team were Jin Harbour, Kai Hendershott, Adam Hill, Drew Holloway, Spencer Jobes, Daniel Kimura, Noah Kimura, Ren Kuwaye-Tamanaha, Felix Peng, Ben Poppas, Gavin Sako and Teddy Uekawa.

Harbour, Kuwaye-Tamanaha, Carly Belcher, Katrina Ombac and Kaycie Tomei were recognized as Academic All-Americans for maintaining GPAs above 3.75 GPA.

Police department race benefit set

The inaugural “Run To Honor” 5K run/2-mile walk/Keiki Fun Run will be May 17 at Liliuokalani Gardens in Hilo.

The run and walk start at 8:30 a.m., with check-in and registration 7 to 8 a.m. Entry fee is $25.

The Keiki Fun Run, for ages 6 to 14, starts at 9:30 a.m., with check-in and registration 7 to 9:15 a.m. The Fun Run is free.

T-shirts are included, and there will be food, entertainment and keiki activities.

Registration forms are available at police stations islandwide or hawaiipolice.com.

For more information, contact Community Policing Lt. Darren Horio at 961-2350 or atdhorio@co.hawaii.hi.us.

Registration for Hilo’s triathlon

Hilo’s first official triathlon will start at 7 a.m. July 13 at James Kealoha Beach Park.

The Olympic-distance race — 1.5-km swim, 40-km bike ride and 10-km run — is limited to 500 participants.

Registration is $150 through May 30 and $175 to midnight June 30.

For more information and registration visit hilotriathlon.org.

Setting the record straight

Kamehameha coach Manly Kanoa’s name was mispelled in a BIIF track and field article in Monday’s edition.


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