Valley Isle Sports / In Brief

Paddle Imua to be held May 7

The fifth annual Paddle Imua, a benefit for Camp Imua, is scheduled for May 7 from Maliko Gulch to the Hawaiian Canoe Club hale in Kahului.

Check-in will begin at 10 a.m., and the race will start at 1 p.m. The event is open to stand-up and prone paddleboarders, canoe paddlers and surfski entrants.

Registration can be completed at until May 5, and the fee is $50 per person. Race-day registration can be completed for $70 per person. Fees will also pay for lunch, and a canteen and shirt.


Na Holo Wahine 5K set for May 7

The 37th annual Na Holo Wahine 5K is scheduled for May 7 at Keopuolani Park in Kahului, starting at 8 a.m.

Entry fees, which range from $15 to $30, will also pay for refreshments and eligibility for awards. Proceeds will benefit Hale Kau Kau.

Registration can be completed at, or at the bib and shirt pickup scheduled for 3-6 p.m. on May 6 at Request Music in Wailuku.

For more information, call Jim Lynch at 596-7917.

Valley Isle Sports / In Brief

Tolutau nominated for Player of Year award

Central Washington junior flanker Vili Tolutau is one of 12 nominees for the inaugural Rudy Scholz Award, given to the best Division I men’s college rugby player.

The Baldwin High School graduate has helped the Wildcats post an 11-3 record this season. On Saturday, Central Washington defeated UCLA 44-15 in the first round of the Varsity Cup.


Dragons’ football team in need of coach

Hana High School is looking for a head coach for its eight-player football team for the upcoming fall season.

Resumes or inquiries must be submitted to TA-athletic director Bridget Kaiwi by Friday by calling 856-1551 or via email,


Free basketball clinic set for April 23

Project Thrive and Westside Hoops will hold a free “Drills & Skills” basketball clinic on April 23 at the Lahaina Boys & Girls Club.

The clinic, open to boys and girls ages 7-12, is from 9 a.m. to noon.

Players should bring their own basketball, water bottle and shoes suitable for outdoor court play.

Donations of non-perishable food will be received for the local food bank.

For more information, email


Aloha Volleyball to hold middle school tourney

Aloha Volleyball will conduct a scholastic beach volleyball tournament for middle schools (grades 6-8) on Sunday at the organization’s facility in Kula.

The tournament starts at 9 a.m. and is open to boys and girls. Players must team up within the same school. The entry fee is $10 per player.

For more information or to sign up, visit

Valley Isle Sports / In Brief

Canadian woman aces No. 7 at Maui Nui

Carol Kamineski of Winnipeg, Manitoba, made a hole-in-one on April 1 at Maui Nui Golf Club in Kihei.

Kamineski aced the 130-yard seventh hole using a 7-iron. Witnesses were Bonnie Boulet, Joanall Ranger and Marilyn Lowenburg.


Maui Pop Warner coaches testing set

Maui Pop Warner Football will be holding a coaches testing on April 26, from 6 to 8 p.m. at the Waikapu Community Center.

Coaches are asked to bring a copy of their photo ID.

Valley Isle Sports / In Brief

Calibuso-Kwee places first at HSJGA event

Lana Calibuso-Kwee of Wailuku won her age division at the Hawaii State Junior Golf Association Junior Tour Series event last weekend at the Mauna Lani Resort on Hawaii island.

Calibuso-Kwee shot an 8-over 152 in the two-round tournament, winning the girls 13-14 division by six strokes. Hilo’s Lacey Uchida was second and Makawao’s Joy Callinan (159) was another shot back.

Summer Wong of Haiku tied for first in the girls 11-12 division. She and Chanelle Hwang of Hilo shot 20-over 164 to win by two shots. Wailuku’s Kelsie Sparks shot 185.

In boys 7-10, Kihei’s Reagan Miles shot 199.


Maui Big League meeting scheduled

A Maui Big League Division general organizational meeting will be held on Tuesday at 5:30 p.m. in the conference room of Dorvin Leis Company, located at 202 Lalo St. in Kahului.

The meeting is open to the general public and player registration forms will be available.

The fee for the 12-game schedule is $120 per player ages 17-18.

For more information, contact Kelly Fliear at 870-2755 or


Nine-hole tourney to benefit Charity Walk

Montage Kapalua Bay and Kapalua Golf will sponsor a nine-hole golf tournament to benefit the 2016 Visitor Industry Charity Walk on May 7.

The event on the back nine of the Kapalua Plantation Course will have a 3:30 p.m. shotgun start.

Early-bird registration, open through April 15, is $125 per golfer. The cost increases to $150 thereafter. Hole sponsorships featuring a company logo are also available for $250 for a shared hole sponsorship or $500 for an exclusive company hole sponsorship.

An awards ceremony will be held after the tournament at the Plantation House Restaurant with a silent auction, prizes, pupus and cocktails. Non-golfers are welcome to attend for $40.

For more information, contact Kim Zeigler at or Nick Poree at