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The Honolulu Advertiser

Posted on: Friday, September 24, 2004

Sports notices

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 •  Recreation events for October

Advertiser Staff

Coming up


Ongoing—Lokahi Ki-Aikido Children and Adult Classes. At Waipahu Rec Center. Tuesdays and Thursdays, 5:30 p.m. to 6:30 p.m. Fee: $20 a month. Information: 677-1789.

Ongoing—"Sliding Hands" Shizendo Aiki-waza Clinic. At Nu'uanu Soto Mission. Tuesdays and Thursdays, 7:30 p.m. to 9 p.m. Fee: $30 a month. Information: Hideo Kimura, 671-1422.

Ongoing—Aikido classes with The Aikido Ohana. At Higashi Hongwanji Mission of Hawai'i. Tuesdays and Fridays, 6:30 p.m. to 8 p.m.; Sundays, 8 a.m. to 9:30 a.m. Fee: $20 a month. Information: Chris Li, 221-8656 or www.aikidoohana.org.


Tomorrow—Fall Babe Ruth registration. Final day. For ages 13 to 15. Information: 216-1395.


Tomorrow—2004 Hawai'i Basketball Coaches' Clinic. One-day event at Damien High School featuring several highly experienced coaches at the college level, including former UNLV head coach Howie Landa. Runs from 8 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. Focus of clinic is on drills with a mini-session in new rule changes. Registration: $25 beforehand, $30 at the event. Contact: Chic Hess at 263-3310 or chichess@hawaii.rr.com.

Oct. 1—Registration deadline for Kailua Basketball Association. Games Tuesday, Thursday and Saturday nights at Kailua Recreational Gym and Enchanted Lake District Park, January thru March. Boys and girls, 5-14 years old. Registration forms available at Kailua Rec. Center or www.kailuabasketball.org. Information: Randy, 263-7988.

Oct. 1—Action 30-and-over men's league. Friday nights at Lanakila gym. Teams needed. Information: 582-0327 (pager).


Ongoing—Funakoshi Shotokan is accepting new members. Traditional karate and self-defense classes at Manoa District Park. Information: 371-7670 or www.fskd.8m.com.

Ongoing—American Karate Kai Classes. At 'Ewa Beach Kamiloa Elementary School and 'Aina Haina Holy Nativity Church Gym. Classes are Mondays and Wednesdays from 5:30 p.m. to 7 p.m. Self-defense classes available for women. Information: Lee Donohue, 396-9297.

Ongoing—Hawaiian Kajukenbo Association. At Mililani Recreation Center No. 5. Classes are Mondays and Wednesdays from 4 p.m. to 9 p.m. Introductory lessons includes uniform. Fee: $31.20. Information: 626-2807 or www.hawaiiankajukenbo.com.

Ongoing—Traditional Japanese Karate Classes. At the Japanese Cultural Center of Hawai'i on Sundays, Mondays, Wednesdays and Thursdays and at Moanalua Middle School on Tuesdays, Thursdays and Saturdays. Information: www.hkadojo.com or contact Sensei Michael Shimabukuro at 551-9405.


Ongoing—Honolulu Polo Club. Sundays through Oct. 17 at Waimanalo Field. Admission is $3; children under 12 are free.


Ongoing—Hawai'i Athletic Racquetball Association Flex League, Saturdays from 6 p.m. to 9 p.m. for novice to C level players. Round-robin format. Information: 222-2822 or bullaeastman@verizon.net.

Ongoing—Athletic Racquetball Association. Beginner classes at the Nu'uanu and Central YMCAs from Monday to Fridays at 6 p.m. Racquets and balls are provided. Fee: Free for YMCA members; first seven lessons free for non-members. Information: 949-0177 or e-mail prbigedhara@verizon.net.


Sept. 26—Schofield 25K Race. Race begins at 5:30 a.m. at Stoneman Field, Schofield Barracks. Third race of the Michelob Ultra Marathon Readiness Series. Fees: $7 for Mid-Pacific Road Runner Club members, $10 for non-members. T-Shirt is extra $5. For more information call MPRRC, 295-6777. Registration open up to the morning of the race.

Ongoing—The Honolulu Marathon Clinic. Classes every Sunday, except three-day weekends, at Kapi'olani Park, 7:30 a.m. Free. Information: marathonclinic@hawaii.rr.com.

Through Dec. 10—Marathon Run Training. Classes every Tuesday and Thursday, 6 p.m., and Sunday mornings at Kapi'olani Park or Mililani District Park. Classes open to runners of all levels. Fee: $150. Information: 941-6485 or chet@teamjethawaii.com.


Oct. 9 to 11—Preseason High School Goalkeeper training program. At Mililani Uka Elementary School, 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. each day. Fee: $150. Information: Bob Barry, 236-4515 or 265-4249.

Dec. 26th—First day of Coerver Soccer Clinic. Five-day clinic for children ages 5 to 14 at Mililani District Park. Information: Coach Ric at 383-4983 or e-mail coach@mililanisoccer.com. Applications at www.mililanisoccer.com.


Sept. 26—Hitting instructions. Learn to hit for more power and consistency at the 'Aiea batting tunnel. Space is limited to first 12 applicants. Fee is $35. Contact: Dean Sato at 306-8282.

Oct. 1-3—Real Deal 1st Invitational One-Pitch Softball Tournament. At Central O'ahu Regional Park. Unlimited homeruns, ASA format. Men's Lower division and Women's Open. Fee is $225 (men) and $200 (women). Cash, various prizes and awards. Contact: Duane Yoshioka, 478-6541 or Jack Moananu, 779-3847.

Oct. 6—Deadline for Wilson/Demarini Tournament of Champions, first qualifier for Hawai'i ASA State Championships. Format: Men's C,D, Novice and Women's D. Fee is $275 per team. Games played at the C.O.R.P. Softball Complex. Contact: Jon 227-8130, Stan 227-7826 or www.808spn.com

Oct. 15—Makule Kinipono Senior 55-over League, at Central O'ahu Recreational Park softball fields. Games played every Friday, 10 a.m. Fee is $10 per person. Contact: Alex Kane 262-7532, Gordon Dolinar 626-1543, Les Lunasco 637-5993 and Francis Lum 262-5164.

Oct. 25—Deadline for All Union Member's Softball Tournament, Oct. 29-31, at Central O'ahu Regional Softball Complex. Format: double elimination. Fee: $200. Contact: Dwayne Figueroa 479-2476


Ongoing—Kali/Escrima (Filipino martial arts) Association. Sundays 3:30 p.m. to 5:30 p.m. Information: 371-7670.


Ongoing—University of Hawai'i Masters Swim Club. At the Duke Kahanamoku Aquatic Complex. Open to adult swimmers of all ability levels. Morning workouts Monday to Friday, 5:30 to 7; evenings, Monday to Friday 6 to 7:15 and Monday to Thursday, 7:15 to 8:30. Fee: $40 per month. Information: 956-7510.

Ongoing—Aloha Aquatics. At Mililani Recreation Center II. Ages 7 to 18. Tryouts every Tuesday and Thursday, 5 p.m. One- or two-hour swim practices from 4 p.m. to 8 p.m. Fee: $52 per month, with second child $35. Information: 624-4014 or www.alohaaquatics.org.

Ongoing—Aulea Swim Club. At Kailua Rec Center. Open to ages 7 to 18. Daily workouts from 5 p.m. to 7 p.m. Fee: Beginners $55 per month, others $65, with second child $50. Information: 263-4091 or www.aulea.org.

Ongoing—Hawai'i Swim Club. At Salt Lake and Waikele recreation centers. Ages 7 to 18. Must be able to swim 25 yards unaided. Daily workouts 4 p.m. to 7 p.m. Fee: $35 per month, with second child $25. Information: 668-1561 or hsc@flex.com.


Ongoing—Taekwondo as Exercise. At Smith Tae Kwon Do Center in Kane'ohe. Fee: $150 for three-month program. Information: 247-3114 or www.smithtaekwondo.com.


Ongoing—K2Tens Fun Night Doubles. Tuesdays from 6:15 p.m. — 9:15 p.m. at Moanalua High School. Cost: $49 for five weeks. Contact: Kyle Kaneshiro at 721-8367.



Youth Basketball of America. Interested coaches, associations and leagues. Information: Reggie Kirkman, 696-5348, 291-4989, or oshd@chevrontexaco.com.


'Aiea High School—Seeking coaches for boys and girls tennis, boys and girls golf, and girls basketball. Mail resume to 'Aiea High School Athletic Dept., 98-1276 Ulune St., 'Aiea, HI 96701.

Kamehameha Schools—Seeking boys varsity soccer goalie coach. Fax resume: to Andrew Ah New, 845-6819. Information: goalcoach04@yahoo.com.

Radford High School—Seeking boys and girls tennis head coach. Send resume: to Athletic Director, Radford High School 4361 Salt Lake Blvd., Honolulu, HI, 96818. Information: 421-4229.

McKinley High School—Seeking girls junior varsity soccer coach. Send resume: to Neal Takamori, McKinley High School 1039 S. King, Honolulu, HI, 96826. RUN THROUGH 10/8

Wai'anae High School—Seeking varsity softball head coach. Send resume: to Athletic Director, 85-251 Farrington Hwy., Wai'anae, HI, 96792. Information: 697-7021. Deadline for applications is Sept. 24.


'Aiea Taiheiji Judo Club, seeking coaches. Information: Ken Oda, 488-5161.


Pearl Harbor Naval, Barbers Point and the Leeward areas. Openings for part-time and full-time coaches. Fax resume: David Chang, 486-9030. Information: 486-4824.

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Recreation events for October

On the last Friday of every month, The Advertiser will publish a list of outdoor/recreational events for the upcoming month. Recreational activities for the month of October include the Niketown 5K and Niketown 30K, the Ironman and Xterra triathlons and the Race for the Cure. Refer to this chart of events and contact numbers if you’re interested in participating. If you want to submit an event, e-mail details to: totalrec@honoluluadvertiser.com.

Oct. 3 Pauwela Biathlon, 8:30 a.m. Ha'ikü Community Center, Maui (808) 573-5714
Oct. 3 Niketown 5K, 7 a.m. Niketown, Waikïkï 943-6453
Oct. 9-10 Menehune Surfing Championships Haleçiwa Beach Park www.northshoremenehune.com
Oct. 10 Ko Olina Challenge Triathlon, 7:30 a.m. Ko Olina Resort 782-2161
Oct. 10 Tantalus 10 Miles, 6:30 a.m. Makiki Park www.mprrc.com
Oct. 16 Hogsback 12-Hour Trail Run, 6 a.m. Tantalus Trails 566-6543
Oct. 16 Ironman Triathlon Kona, Hawai'i
Oct. 17 Niketown 30K, 5 a.m. Kapiçolani Park www.mprrc.com
Oct. 23 Xterra Trail Run, 8 a.m. Wailea, Maui (877) 571-8880
Oct. 24 Xterra World Championships Triathlon, 9 a.m. Wailea, Maui (877) 571-8880
Oct. 24 Race for the Cure 5K, 7 a.m. Kapiçolani Park 754-1817
Oct. 27 Xcel Pro Surf Contest (Through Nov. 10) Sunset Beach
Oct. 30 Keiki Sprint Triathlon, 4 p.m. Hawaiian Waters Adventure Park 956-6972
Oct. 31 Bikefactory Haleçiwa Triathlon, 6:30 a.m. Haleçiwa Beach Park 372-8885