Sports Bulletin Board

• EDITOR’S NOTE: The Sports Bulletin Board is published Sundays. Mail or bring material to The Maui News, 100 Mahalani St., Wailuku, 96793; fax (808) 242-9087; call (808) 249-6845; or email


Upcoming events


Dec. 20–The J. Walter Cameron Center is seeking volunteers to help with managing parking at the Lahaina Civic Center for the upcoming Sentry Tournament of Champions golf tournament at the Kapalua Plantation Course. Volunteers are needed for all four days of the winners-only PGA Tour tournament — Jan. 3-6 — as well as the pro-am on Jan. 2. There are two shifts per day — 6 a.m. to noon and 11:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. Lunch and water will be provided. Those interested should contact the JWCC at 244-5546 or by Dec. 20.



Monday–The Maui Pukaball Tournament and Clinics by Pickleball Maui will be held Dec. 6-10 at Wailea Tennis Club. The entry fee until Monday for the round-robin tournament is $75 for Hawaii residents, $90 for all others. Women’s doubles is set for Dec. 7, mixed doubles on Dec. 8 and men’s doubles on Dec. 9. Clinics, which will be led by pickleball and tennis pro Lisa Naumu, cost $175 for a four-hour session (Dec. 6 and 9), $100 for a 2-hour session (Dec. 7-8) and $125 for a 45-minute private session (Dec. 10). Email for any questions on registration. To register, visit



Jan. 17–The Maui Oceanfront Marathon’s Free Cookie Run is scheduled for Jan. 17 at 8 a.m. at Kalama Beach Park in Kihei. The untimed fun run is about 2.8 miles long and free to enter. Runners are asked to bring cookies, donuts, bagels, fruit or a case of water to share, and old shoes to donate to the Kihei Youth Center.

Jan. 20–The Maui Oceanfront Marathon will be held on Jan. 20, starting at 5 a.m. at the Shops of Wailea and ending at Kamehameha Iki Park in Lahaina. The marathon also includes special start times for runners 55 years old and over (4:40 a.m.) and others needing extra time to finish by noon (from 3:30 to 4:30 a.m.). In addition, there is a half marathon (6:35 a.m.), 15K (6:35 a.m.) and 5K (8:30 a.m.) — those races all have starting points between Wailea and Lahaina. The entry fee is $130 (marathon), $120 (half marathon), $120 (15K), $80 (10K) and $75 (5K). Discounts available for Maui residents, active military and seniors over 60. Event registration and number pickup will be held on Jan. 18 at 2480 S. Kihei Rd., No. 28 in Kihei from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m., and on Jan. 19 at the Pioneer Inn in Lahaina from 9:30 a.m. to 5:30 p.m. For more information and to register, visit or call 874-5588.



Tuesday–The USTA Play to Learn youth tennis program’s six-week second fall session continues this week, with classes being held each Tuesday at the Kahului Community Center courts and each Wednesday at the Eddie Tam courts in Makawao. Classes, for beginners and advance beginners, are from 3:30 to 4:30 p.m. for children ages 12-14, 4:30 to 5:30 p.m. for 6-8 and 5:30 to 6:30 p.m. for 9-11. The fee is $5 for each hour-long session. Racquets and balls will be provided. To register, visit For more information, call the USTA Hawaii Pacific Section at (808) 585-9530.


Saturday–An officials clinic and certification for all Maui Interscholastic League track and field officials will be held on Saturday at Maui High School, room P-36 (located behind the gym) from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. The clinic is open to all officials and coaches, as well as anyone interested in volunteering for the upcoming season. All schools that are in charge of field events should send their representatives that will be officiating their assigned event. Clinic instructors will be Glenn Wakamoto, Bill Henshaw and Doug Kilpatrick. They cover all areas of being a track and field official under National Federation of High School rules. For more information, call Allan Fernandez at 281-5519.




Keoni Tengan, Department of Parks & Recreation–572-8122.



Kahana Canoe Club–463-7644.

Kihei Canoe Club–298-3307,

Lahaina Canoe Club–Mark Shimer, 870-6466.

Maui Canoe Club–879-1558.

Napili Canoe Club–Jeanne Gonzales, 281-1746.



Jack Damuni, Hawaii Junior Tackle Football League–870-1309.



Kula Ohana Gateball Club–268-3605, 876-0069 or 878-1795.



Tuesday Seniors–Dan Wittern, 344-2913.

Waiehu Junior Golf Academy–Art Rego, 244-4414.

Sunday Drivers Club–264-4007, 283-9078.



Maui Inline Hockey Association–874-5655,



Christian Kennedy, Carlson Gracie Brazilian Jiujitsu Academy–298-8265,

Kiffmann’s Maui Elite Taekwondo–877-4311,,

Maui Ki-Aikido–, 244-5165.

Reese Lee, Maui Family YMCA–242-9007.

Soo Bahk Do Moo Duk Kwan–250-3375,



Maui Go Kart Association–276-6681,

Maui Sports Car Club of America–

Paradise Speedway Maui stock cars–

Valley Isle Timing Association–281-1273,



Maui Association of Hawaii Basketball Officials–Nathan Kurisu, 205-8336; John Turzer, (702) 526-2005.

Maui Baseball Umpires Hui–244-7506, 344-3931.

Maui Football Officials Association–281-6481.



Maui Pickleball–Laurie Loney,, 250-1766; Todd Richter,, 866-7436; Greg Smith,, 633-6764.



Maui Polo Club–Herman DeCoite, 870-7232;



Maui Ranch Sorting Club–Peter Klein, 870-3605,



Maui Rugby–Jack Breen, 344-7191.



Maui Running–

Maui Running Company–,

Run Maui–

Runners Paradise Inc.–, 280-5801.

Valley Isle Road Runners–



National Rifle Association Pistol Courses–875-9085.



AC Maui Soccer Upcountry–344-4379,

Maui United Soccer Club–463-4414,

Po’okela Soccer Club–870-1841.

Very Important Players disability team–Sheldene Hozaki,; Daisha-Ann Kamalo,



Amateur Softball Association–870-0313.

East Maui Parks and Recreation Department–572-1836.

Lahaina United States Specialty Sports Association–667-6049.

Lanai Parks and Recreation Department–(808) 565-8099.

Maui United States Specialty Sports Association–877-5103.

Senior Games–877-5103.

South Maui Parks and Recreation Department–879-4533.



Special Olympics Maui–Adrienne Laurion, 281-7318,



Hawaii Swim Club–385-7946, 205-8891, 244-4655.

Island Aquatics–, 385-5332.

Lahaina Swim Club–661-7255.

Maui Aquatics–280-3275.

Maui Dolphins–876-1027.

Maui Diving Club–359-1100.

Maui Gold Swim Team–572-9186.

Maui Masters Swim Club–280-4257,

Maui Swim Club–871-4516.

Valley Isle Masters Swimmers–280-2756,



Lahaina Civic Center, Eddie Tam Gym, Kahului Community Center clinics–Robin Clark, 661-1473.

Maui Table Tennis Club–, 276-0559.



Hard Naks Camps–Cody Nakamura, 280-7513;

Maui Sports Conditioning–357-1303,



Island Aquatics–, 385-5332.