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Coach Marvin Min learned something Saturday when the Hilo All-Stars lost their first game.
As Kallen Hiraishi talked on the phone from California at 9 p.m. Pacific time Saturday, some on Lil Soljahs could be heard running around in the background.
Hawaiian International Billfish Tournament founder Peter Fithian admits that his experience being the manager at Augusta National Golf Club heavily influenced his idea more than a half-century ago to host a big-game fishing tournament in Kailua-Kona.
Everyone knows the story of the “Little Engine that Could,” but Saturday at the Huggo’s Wahine Fishing Tournament the Ka’eo Hawaii team wrote the story of the “Little Boat that Could,” putting on a performance that will certainly go down in tournament lore.
Kamehameha seniors Zoe Leonard and Kaiu Ahuna were on a USA White women’s junior A1 training team that finished fourth in the international division at the USA Volleyball High Performance Championships in Tulsa, Okla.
Captain Aric Okuda and angler Kevin Eblaca, aboard Kay L C 5, reeled in the largest catch, a 204.6-pound ahi and earned grand champion honors during a Hilo Trollers tournament July 13.
At Kekuaokalani Gym, Kailua-Kona
When the mood strikes, Ian McQuate runs for the hills. One of his favorite places to train is Saddle Road.
The game was somewhat uncharacteristic: It went the distance and Hilo All-Stars didn’t reach double digits in the run column.
Now they know, and knowing is half the battle.
When Greg Cameron was diagnosed with cancer in 2008, his astounding strength during his fight against the disease served as an inspiration to his family, friends and many others in Hawaii and beyond.
Move aside, boys — it’s the ladies’ turn to cast out their lines and cross their fingers for the biggest bite at the 19th annual Huggo’s Wahine Marlin Fishing Tournament. Nearly 70 boats will head out of Honokohau Harbor on Saturday for the largest all-women billfish tournament in Hawaii.