Upcountry rallies to win Minors district crown

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First photo: Maui Upcountry pitcher Kona Hashimoto celebrates after closing out a 4-3 win over Central East Maui in the Hawaii State Little League District 3 Minors (9-10) Tournament on Monday at the War Memorial Complex in Wailuku. The Upcountry win — during which Upcountry rallied for three ...

Front Street Mile returns, set for Sept. 18

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The Front Street Mile is slated for Sept. 18, the iconic Lahaina race returning after it was canceled last year due to the COVID-19 pandemic. Online registration for the 20th annual event, which also includes a 5- and 10-kilometer run or walk, opens on Wednesday. Tommy Bahama is this ...

Calibuso-Kwee earns spot in US Girls’ Junior

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The Maui News Wailuku’s Lana Calibuso-Kwee tied for first place in the U.S. Girls’ Junior Championship qualifying tournament on the Big Island on Saturday, earning a spot in next month’s national event. Calibuso-Kwee, a recent graduate of Baldwin High School who is headed to Texas ...

Valley Isle Scoreboard

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HAWAII STATE LITTLE LEAGUE DISTRICT III MINORS (9-10) TOURNAMENT Monday’s Results At War Memorial Complex Upcountry 4, Central East Maui 3 Maui Upcountry 010 003—4 Central East Maui 001 020—3 Kala‘ikeha Wong, Kona Hashimoto (3) and Kaison Souza. Briell Hong, Josiah Yamada ...

Maui para surfers claim titles at USA Surfing Championships

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The Maui surfing community has always had an impressive list of world-class athletes, but a few more are beginning to emerge on that impressive stage. Three Maui para surfers captured national titles at the USA Surfing Championships last week in Oceanside, Calif., and another finished ...