Japanese Cultural Center honors 3
The Japanese Cultural Center of Hawaii will honor three Hawaii baseball players at its Celebration of Leadership and Achievement Dinner on Saturday at the Hilton Hawaiian Village Tapa Ballroom.
The JCCH is recognizing Oahu AJA Baseball co-founder Masao Koike, former University of Hawaii baseball coach Les Murakami, and Wally Yonamine, a pioneering foreign player in Japan's major league.
Seats are $150 per person. For more information, call 945-7633 or e-mail firstname.lastname@example.org.
Mauna Kea picked as a top tennis destination
Mauna Kea Beach Hotel on the Kohala Coast of the Big Island is a top-50 tennis resort as ranked by TENNIS magazine in its October issue.
The Big Island resort is ranked No. 9 in the semi-annual ratings, which are based on many factors, including range and caliber of teaching programs and the condition of the clubhouse and courts. Ponte Vedra Inn & Club in Florida received the No. 1 rating.
UH's Twilight 'Ohana set for Oct. 13
The University of Hawaii men's and women's basketball teams officially start practice this fall at the Twilight 'Ohana, on Oct. 13 at the Stan Sheriff Center.
This year's theme is "Freaky Friday The 13th," with players and coaches from both teams dressing the part. The SSC gates open at 6:30 p.m., and admission is free.
Events include a 3-point contest, slam-dunk competition and scrimmages for both teams.