Kaanapali event to help Wounded Warrior Project
Kaanapali Golf Courses will participate in the "World's Largest Golf Outing," which will raise funds for the Wounded Warrior Project, an organization that assists injured service members.
The event is scheduled for Aug. 12, with an 8:30 a.m. start. The entry free is $50, of which $5 will go to the Wounded Warrior Project, and also pays for use of a cart, range balls, an awards reception and entry into contests.
Teams can also raise additional funds, and those raising at least $500 will be eligible for prizes.
Event and fundraising registration can be completed at worldslargestgolfouting.com or by calling the course at 661-3691.
Taufa selected for rugby event
Pila Taufa of Lahaina has been selected for the New York City Sevens squad that will compete in the Aviva Premiership World Club 7s, scheduled for Aug. 17-18, USA Rugby announced last week.
The event will have 12 teams from eight countries at England's Twickenham Stadium.
"We are hopeful this can be a springboard for these players to excel and challenge for national squad places in the very near future," coach Sean Moran was quoted as saying on usarugby.org.
Four Xterra events retain title sponsorship
Four TS Restaurants on Maui have renewed as title sponsors for October's Xterra Kapalua Trail Runs and World Championship off-road triathlon, race officials announced earlier this week.
The Hula Grill 5K, Duke's Beach House 10K and Kimo's Keiki Run are scheduled for Oct. 26. The Leilani's Run Course/Run Prime awards will go to the male and female competitors with the fastest times in the run portion of the triathlon on Oct. 27 in professional, age-group amateur and Maui resident categories.
Ole Longboard Classic scheduled for Saturday
The 20th annual Ole Longboard Classic is scheduled for Saturday at Launiupoko Beach Park in Lahaina, with competition beginning at 7 a.m.
Entry forms are available at Ole Surfboards in Lahaina, and Hi-Tech Surf Sports in Kahului and Paia. Beach entries are not guaranteed.