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Miyamoto wins Waialae Women’s Invitational Baldwin High School graduate Kimberlie Miyamoto won the Waialae Women’s Invitational golf tournament that took place Monday and Tuesday at Waialae Country Club in Honolulu. Miyamoto, who now plays for Eastern Washington, closed with a ...

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Bowling VALLEY ISLE BOWLING LEAGUE Wednesday’s Results At Maui Bowling Center Standings—Strike Force 87, Hui Paani 78.5, Unrespectable’s 76.5, Pac Auto 68, No Ka Oi 66.5, Da Hui II 58, All Good 51, Da Kru 46.5, Da Hui 35.5. High series (handicap)—Ricky Komatsu 671, James ...

Whitman ‘living the dream’ in London

As he spoke on the telephone from London, John Kahoohanohano Whitman marveled at the journey he has taken. After a youth spent in foster care on Maui, Whitman is now a 6-foot-1, 28-year-old standout all-around player for the University of East London volleyball team, returning to a sport he ...

Valley Isle Sports / In Brief

Kaiwi, Patterson earn USA Taekwondo medals Ka‘ale Mailou Kaiwi of Kiffmann’s Maui Elite Taekwondo won a silver medal in the boys 8-9 black-belt middleweight sparring division of the USA Taekwondo national championships that took place from June 29 to July 6 at the Cobo Center in Detroit, ...

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Canoe Sailing HAWAIIAN SAILING CANOE ASSOCIATION Saturday’s Results Kaunakakai to Kailua, Oahu Traditional—1. Olukai (Jason Dameron) 5:58, 2. Kaanapali Beach Hotel (Ray Glauser) 6:03, 3. Maui Jim (Donny Jones) 6:09, 4. Hui Nalu Canoe Club (Jamie Brown) 6:16, 5. Aston Whaler (Derek ...

Family first as Grove prepares for Salter

Going into his 40th professional mixed martial arts fight, Kendall Grove is all about family these days. Grove (23-16) will face John Salter in Bellator 181 on Friday night in Thackerville, Okla. His grandfather, Moses Kauhaahaa Sr., died in February at the age of 85. His father, Eric Walla ...

Valley Isle Sports / In Brief

Maui High football tryouts to start Monday Maui High School will conduct junior varsity and varsity football tryouts next week, Monday through Wednesday, from 4 to 6 p.m. at the school’s field. Students must have a current medical physical and parental consent form. For more ...

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ALOHA FRIDAY BOWLING LEAGUE Friday’s Results At Maui Bowling Center Standings—Fred’s 21, Lee’s 19, Francine’s 15.5, Mary’s 13.5, Eddie’s 12.5, Celine’s 12, Wesley’s 10, Rudy’s 8.5. High series (handicap)—Ernestine Kahalekai 611, Loretta Hoewaa 606, Richard Baqui ...

Central East Maui wins Senior state title

The Maui News Central East Maui won its third and fourth straight elimination games — 10-3 and 3-0 over Pearl City — on Monday to claim the Hawaii State Little League Senior Division (15-16) title at Wong Stadium in Hilo. Central will seek its third West Regional title in the last four ...

Molokai4Molokai concludes weekend focused on racing, culture

First photo: Troy Heen heads to the top overall time in Sunday’s Molokai4Molokai race, completing the 10-mile course from Kamalo Harbor to Kaunakakai Harbor in 1 hour, 2 minutes, 47 seconds. The event concluded the Molokai Holokai weekend, which began with Saturday’s Maui2Molokai Challenge, ...

Central reaches final day of Senior state tournament

The Maui News Central East Maui moved two wins away from a Hawaii State Little League Senior (13-14) Division championship by defeating Honolulu 3-1 on Sunday in an elimination game at Wong Stadium in Hilo. Central will play Pearl City today, needing to win twice to earn one of the nine ...

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Paddling MOLOKAI4MOLOKAI Sunday’s Results Kamalo Harbor to Kaunakakai Harbor Female Stand-Up Paddleboard Open 30-39—1. Annabel Anderson 1:20:11, 2. Lisette Prado 1:33:11. Stand-Up Paddleboard 14-0 18 and under—1. Kali‘a Alexiou 1:23:31, 2. Lara Claydon ...

From Maui to the Majors

Statistics for Baldwin graduate Kurt Suzuki of the Atlanta Braves: SUNDAY: Did not play. SEASON: .250 batting avg. (32-128), 7 HR, 24 RBIs, 17 runs, 8-29 on SB attempts against.

Anderson, Casey win Maui2Molokai Challenge

First photo: New Zealand’s Annabel Anderson heads to the women’s stand-up paddling title in Saturday’s Maui2Molokai Challenge. Anderson completed the course, which took competitors 26 miles from D.T. Fleming Beach Park in Lahaina to Kaunakakai Harbor, in 3 hours, 39 minutes, 5 seconds. ...

Lae‘ula O Kai takes second at host event

KAHULUI — How does it feel to be paddling as one of the original founders of Lae‘ula O Kai? “Old,” Sharon Balidoy said with a laugh Saturday at Kahului Harbor. Lae‘ula O Kai has come a long way in its 26 years and for the first time this season overtook Kihei Canoe Club for a ...

Central beats North Hawaii in Senior elimination game

The Maui News Central East Maui earned its first win at this year’s Hawaii State Little League Senior (13-14) Division tournament Saturday, defeating North Hawaii 12-3 in an elimination game at Wong Stadium in Hilo. Central, which improved to 4-1 overall in postseason games, will play ...

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Paddling' MAUI2MOLOKAI CHALLENGE Saturday’s Results D.T. Fleming Beach Park to Kaunakakai Harbor Male Open Stand-up Paddleboard 19-29—1. James Casey 3:19:09, 2. Kody Kerbox 3:21:06, 3. Kawika Kinimaka 3:58:04. 30-39—1. Marcus Tardrew 3:19:58. 40-49—1. Jeremy Riggs ...

Ikei Sports Hawaii conducts clinic on Lanai

First photo: Chad Ikei, a former weightlifting world record holder and the founder of Ikei Sports Hawaii, demonstrates technique during the first day of a clinic Friday at Lanai High and Elementary School. The event also offered instruction from his son, Chance Ikei, who won two state wrestling ...

Skateboard image wins monthly photo contest

The Maui News A skateboard picture is the winner of The Maui News Sports Photo contest for June, with Mike Yamasaki of Lahaina claiming the prize for his shot during the “Rumble in the Jungle” contest that took place June 3 in Haiku. Yamasaki posted the image on Instagram — taken from a ...

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* 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 sports@mauinews.com. UPCOMING EVENTS BOWLING July 18—The King Kekaulike High School boys and girls ...