Rainbows areStar-Bulletin staff
up to speed in
mainland swim meet
The University of Hawaii men and women accounted for four first-place finishes yesterday in the Speedo Cup swimming meet at Long Beach, Calif., giving UH victories in seven finals overall.
David Jenkins won the men's 200 freestyle, Pedro Ferraira took the men's 100 breaststroke, the team of Steve Freas, Ramie Darling, Eddie Lovell and Ferraira won the men's 200 medley relay and Melanie Zender captured the women's 100 breaststroke yesterday.
UH won the men's 200 freestyle, and the men's and women's 400 medley relays on Thursday.
Good Joe's in HaleiwaHaleiwa Joe's Seafood Grill has donated $6,000 from the proceeds of its "Charity Swing" golf tournament to the Hawaii Regional Conference of the National Scholastic Surfing Association.
It's the second year in a row that restaurant owner Moe Lerner has helped the NSSA with a donation from the tournament.
Some 140 surfers and golfers took part in this year's event, which took place at the Links at Kuilima in October.
Jones at Na Koa finaleHawaii head coach June Jones will speak at the season's last Na Koa Football Club luncheon Monday at the Waialae Country Club. Lunch begins at 11:30 a.m., the program at noon. Cost is $11.
'Straight A's' packet pickupStudents who took part in the statewide "Straight A's" program will receive their Jeep Aloha Bowl Doubleheader packets Sunday between noon and 5 p.m. at Ala Moana Shopping Center.
The prizes will be handed out at a kiosk on the center court between the Louis Vuitton and Christian Dior stores.
The "Straight A's" program, sponsored by RLI Insurance, was started by Jeep Aloha Bowl in 1988 to encourage academic excellence among students at all public and private schools in Hawaii. More than 500 tickets to the Christmas Day bowl games are given to the qualified students who apply.
Estis on UHH hoops staffJeff Estis has joined the Hawaii-Hilo basketball coaching staff as an assistant to head coach Jeff Law.
Estis coached previously at Brown and Long Beach State.
Navy over Army on iceNavy outscored Army, 10-6, in a youth hockey fund-raising game at the Ice Palace Thursday.
Mike Stroud scored a three-goal hat trick for Navy and Mike Sporcic had two goals for Army.
Tennis award winnersErin Hoe and Richard Kahalioumi were the winners of the 1999 Jim Howe Sportsmanship Award presented recently by the United States Tennis Association/Hawaii Pacific Section.
The Family of the Year award went to Tracy Tucker, Carolyn Lum-Tucker and Bradlee and Tiana Lum-Tucker.
Other top honors went to Hilton Waikoloa Village (Member Club of the Year), Faye Maeshiro (Sectional Service Award), Derick Ikemoto and Arnold Yuen (Adult Program Service Award), Albert Murata (Service Award-Retiring USA Team Tennis coordinator ) and Julie Moon (USA Tennis 1-2-3 Clinician Service Award).