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Valley Isle Sports / In Brief

Golf benefit event features Kapono, Collins

Albatross Golf Adventures will hold its inaugural tour celebratory event on Oct. 7, from 7-10 p.m. at Mulligans on the Blue in Wailea.

Albatross, a new golf excursion company, is holding the event as a benefit for The First Tee of Hawaii, a keiki program that uses golf to teach life lessons and leadership skills. The benefit will raise money to start a Maui chapter of the program.

The event includes a silent auction, cocktails, pupus and entertainment by Henry Kapono and Kathy Collins. It will also feature appearances by former Major League Baseball player Jose Canseco, former NFL quarterback Jim McMahon and fitness model Zoe Klopfer.

Tickets are $50 and can be purchased at Beauty Spa Maui in Kihei or by calling 250-1943.

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UH-MC esports tryout set for Sept. 20

Tryouts for the University of Hawaii-Maui College’s inaugural esports team will be held on Sept. 20 from 5-9:30 p.m. at the school’s student lounge.

For more information or to sign up, visit maui.hawaii.edu/studentlife/esports.

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Duwe of Kihei records hole-in-one at Maui Nui

James Johnson Duwe of Kihei hit his first hole-in-one on Sept. 5 at Maui Nui Golf Club.

Duwe used an 8-iron to ace the 14th hole from 136 yards. The shot was witnessed by Hector Lopez.