King named Hawaii's top instructor
Jerry King, director of instruction at the Kapalua Golf Academy, is the top golf instructor in Hawaii, according to rankings of American's 50 greatest teachers compiled by Golf Digest.
King is a five-time recipient of the Aloha Section PGA's Teacher of the Year award and also won the Horton Smith award for contributions to education.
Some of his students include PGA Tour players Fred Funk, Brad Faxon and Billy Andrade as well as celebrities Samuel Jackson, Kelsey Grammer, Dennis Hopper and Clint Eastwood.
Hawaii Pacific swept in volleyball
Antje Buskies hammered nine kills and Candace Kolkka had 20 assists, but it wasn't enough for Hawaii Pacific which dropped its second volleyball match of the season to Rollins College (Fla.) 30-24, 31-29, 30-27 yesterday in Hilo.
The Sea Warriors have matches today against Cal State Monterey Bay and Houston Baptist as part of the Hawaiian Style Classic.
» No. 19 BYU-Hawaii opened its season with a 30-28, 30-24, 21-30, 30-27 victory over Central Washington in the CSULA/CPP Tournament yesterday in Los Angeles.
Sophomore Agnes Tuilevuka led the Seasiders with 18 kills and Noelle Filimoeatu added 17 kills and tied a career high with 26 digs.
The Seasiders dropped their second game of the tournament last night, losing to 17th-ranked Cal State-Los Angeles 27-30, 30-21, 30-27, 30-27.
BYU-Hawaii picked to finish fourth
The BYU-Hawaii men's soccer team was picked to finish fourth in the PacWest, according to a preseason poll voted on by the coaches.
Jeff Miller returns as the Seasiders head coach. Last year was their first season of competition since the program was originally dropped in 2000.
Four teams left in tandem surfing
Three Hawaii teams have advanced to today's semifinals of the World Title of Tandem Surfing contest on Waikiki Beach.
The final four teams are Brian Keaulana and Kathy Terada, Kalani Vierra and Blanche Yoshida, Chuck Inman and Tiffany Rabacal, and California's Caleb Wilborn and Wendy Lynn.
The semifinals begin in the morning with the final scheduled for 2:30 p.m.
Aloha Stadium parking lot to open early
In order to help the parking and traffic situations at Hawaii football games this season, Aloha Stadium will open the lower Halawa parking lot at 1:30 p.m. instead of the normal 2:30 p.m. time for 6 p.m. games.
Also, Centerplate will host a tailgate area near the upper Halawa parking lot by poles 1 and 29. The area will be air-conditioned and equipped with televisions with college football games on from around the country.
Fans utilizing the shuttle services from alternate parking sites will be allowed in the tailgating area for free. Otherwise, it will cost $5.