Recreation Calendar

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Thursday, May 23, 1996

Troy Barboza Law Enforcement Torch Run: Four-day Bank of Hawaii fund-raiser in memory of police officer Barboza continues in Hawaii Kai on Friday, and concludes 8 a.m. Saturday at UH-Manoa's Rainbow Field. Entry fee $15. Benefits Hawaii Special Olympics and the Hawaii chapter of the U.S. Olympic Committee. Call 531-1888.

The run features Special Olympics and USOC torches; the U.S. torch may be carried for an additional fee. Also, Bankoh will host free lunchtime festivities with former U.S. Olympians Friday at Tamarind Park, Bishop Square.

Sierra Club trail building: Help work on the Maunawili Falls access trail, Saturday, Sunday, June 2, 8, 9, 16, 22, 23 and 30. Bring backpack, lunch, two liters of water, shoes and rain gear. Call 538-6616.

Kalauao Valley hike: Nine stream crossings (each way) and a pool-plus-waterfall at the end of the trail highlight a Hawai'i Nature Center hike with Tom Gugg, Saturday. Four miles, four hours. Costs $5. Call 955-0100.

Lyon Arboretum hike: With Ray Baker, 9:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. Saturday. Costs $9. Call 988-7378.

Mufi Hannemann Basketball Jamboree: Competition for women from Hawaii high schools and colleges begins noon Saturday at Iolani School Gymnasium. The main contest, between former college all-stars and top local prep athletes, begins about 2 p.m. Players include Tania Brunton, Nani Flores, Melanie Azama, Tita Ahuna, Summer Aona, Karyn Fitisemanu and Rachel Watson. Donations go to the Gender Equity Group.

Tai Chi Chuan Association: Demonstrations and potluck in celebration of martial-art founder Chang San Feng's birthday, 6 p.m. Saturday, Sun Yat Sen School Gymnasium. Call Chip Ellis at 247-5368.

Israeli dancing: 7 to 10 p.m. Saturday, UH-Manoa's Studio 2. Instruction the first hour. Call 623-3603.

Schofield Waikane hike: John Hall of the Hawaiian Trail and Mountain Club leads the long, rugged hike to a summit in Wahiawa, 8 a.m. Sunday. Nine miles. Costs $2. Call 377-5442.

Unusual tropical food plants: Workshop focuses on natural growing methods for small farmers and gardeners, 9:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. June 15 and 16 in Kona. Includes tour of a developing agroforestry farm. Costs $50 before June 1; $60 after. Call Kim Wilkinson at 324-4427, Big Island.

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