AUG. 2-Baldwin High School graduate Cassy Isagawa places second at the State Women's Stroke Play Championship at Mid-Pacific Country Club in Kailua, Oahu. Isagawa's 3-under-par 69 in the final round gives her a 54-hole total of 4-under 212, two shots behind Nicole Sakamoto, who won for a third straight time.
AUG. 3-Catcher Kurt Suzuki is traded from the Oakland Athletics, the only franchise the Baldwin graduate had played for professionally, to the Washington Nationals.
AUG. 4-Hawaiian Canoe Club places third in the Hawaiian Canoe Racing Association AAAA championship at Keehi Lagoon on Oahu. Kihei finishes second in AAA and Wailea (47) ties for third in A. Eugene Vierra wins the Larry Libres Fishing and Diving Tournament tako competition at Kanaha Beach Park with a 6-pound, 8-ounce catch. Chris Kele of Kahului wins the 13-and-over oama division with a 13-centimeter entry, and Dylan Gomes of Makawao takes the 12-and-under class with an 11.3-centimeter catch.
Takayuki Maganuma leads Eric Lau on the way to winning August’s Cycle to the Sun.
AUG. 5-Alex Chiarella wins the Maui Open, posting a 72 to win the two-round event at The Dunes at Maui Lani with a total of 138. Sean Maekawa is the runner-up for the second year in a row, with a 141. Rob Madow wins the A flight, Kirk Nelson the senior flight and Dean Prince the super senior flight. Kimberlie Miyamoto wins the 58th annual Maui Women's Invitational, closing with a 72 at the King Kamehameha Course after a first-round 71 at Kahili Golf Course - her 143 total is two shots better than Anna Jang.
AUG. 8-Manhattan Beach (Calif.) defeats Central East Maui 1-0 in the Little League Junior West Regional title game in Vancouver, Wash., advancing to the 13-14 World Series.
AUG. 11-Eric Casco wins the 19th annual Ole Longboard Classic open men's title. Kekaula Campbell, who had won the open men's division five times, including the previous three, defeats Casco in the 30-39 age group final. Kazuma Saita wins the 19-29 and Ole divisions, and Mahealani Ah Hee takes the open women's title. The other winners are Ocean Macedo (menehune), Tosh Kalawe (juniors), Archie Kalepa and Mandee Dayoan (tandem), Travis Baptiste (junior boys), Sierra Larsen (junior girls), Ken Goring (40-49), Moe Serafica (50-59) and Kevin Eide (60 and over).
AUG. 15-Bob Fulkerson, a veteran paddler from Haiku, dies while competing in the International Vaa Federation World Sprints in Calgary, Alberta. He was 70. According to the Canadian Outrigger Racing Association's website, Fulkerson "suffered a massive heart attack" during a race. Hawaiian Canoe Club's boys 16 team wins the V-12 and V-6 races.
AUG. 19-Ryan Koss places 12th in the 15-19 age group and 27th overall in the USA Triathlon age-group national sprint championship in Burlington, Vt., earning a spot in the 2013 International Triathlon Union world championship in London. Koss completes the 750-meter swim, 20-kilometer bicycle leg and 5-kilometer run in 1 hour, 2 minutes and 52 seconds, a personal record.
AUG. 20-Doug Bohn, head golf professional at the Kapalua Bay Course, wins the Aloha Section PGA's Visa Hall of Fame Championship at the Plantation Course. Bohn closes with a 6-over-par 79 for a 4-over total of 150, two shots better than Eliot Gouveia of Makena Golf Course. Kevin Hayashi of Hilo Municipal Golf Course wins the senior division, and the section's senior professional championship. The super senior division title goes to Golf TEC's Bill Hunt, who won on the first hole of a playoff.
AUG. 23-Former major leaguer Bill "Spaceman" Lee, 65, pitches a complete game and singles in a run to help the San Rafael Pacifics defeat Na Koa Ikaika Maui 9-4 in both teams' regular-season finale. Archie Kalepa, Maui County's ocean safety supervisor and one of the most established surfers at the "Jaws" surfbreak in Peahi, is inducted into the Hawaii Waterman's Hall of Fame.
AUG. 25-Takayuki Maganuma of Japan wins the Cycle to the Sun, covering the 36 miles from Paia to the summit of Haleakala in 2 hours, 54 minutes, 32 seconds. Trina Van Dyck of Canada is the women's winner in 3:26:50.
AUG. 26-Na Koa Ikaika Maui score four runs in the top of the ninth inning but lose 6-5 to the San Rafael Pacifics in the decisive third game of the North American League's North Division championship series in San Rafael, Calif. The Cleveland Browns release linebacker JoJo Dickson. The Baldwin graduate played in three preseason games, recording one tackle.