Hawaii Beat






By Star-Bulletin Staff

Wednesday, January 22, 1997


Samoan athletes to be honored

Ed Taamu of Iolani, Punahou's Tafiti Uso and Wes Tufaga from St. Louis are among the All-Samoan football stars who will be honored at the second Samoa International Sports Awards banquet Jan. 31 at the Pearl Harbor Palms.

The event honors athletes of Samoan ancestry who have succeeded in sports nationally and internationally. The master of ceremony is former University of Hawaii football standout Joe Onosai.

The college football honorees include Josh Wallwork (Wyoming), Ink Aleaga (Washington) and Joe Salavea (Arizona). Special "legend" awards will recognize the late Tony Solaita (baseball), the late Famika Anae (football) and current International Olympic Committee member Seiuli Paul Wallwork (weightlifting).

For more information, call Daniel Sataraka at 637-3530.



SPEED QUEST CAMP

A two-day Speed Quest Camp will be held at the University of Hawaii Feb. 22-23 from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. each day.

The camp will be run by Scott Phelps, speed consultant to the Milwaukee Bucks and two U.S. Olympic programs.

The cost is $60 and includes a T-shirt and a Complete Athlete Manual.

The camp is open to athletes age 13 and up. Enrollment is limited.

The deadline is Feb. 14.

For information, call Rick Sakata at 775-8162.



OAHU PERIMETER RELAY SET

The annual Oahu Perimeter Relay will start at 5 p.m., Feb. 22, at Kapiolani Park.

The field is limited to 125 seven-person teams. The entry fee is $125 per team.

For additional information, call 261-6777.



JUNIOR GOLF BENEFIT

The Oahu Junior Golf Association will hold its fourth annual Guinea Kop Memorial tournament fund-raiser March 25 at the Ala Wai Golf Course.

The 3-person team scramble will have a 12:30 p.m. shotgun start, following an 11 a.m. registration.

Entry fee is $375 per team, $125 for each player. Awards banquet will follow.

For further information, call Norman Asao at 525-1507 (pager) or Steve Shishido, 591-224 or 574-4860 (pager).



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