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Hawaii Beat

By Star-Bulletin Staff

Saturday, January 22, 2000

Star-studded opening for
YWCA girls program

U.S. Congresswoman Patsy Mink, Hawaii women's volleyball coach Dave Shoji, WNBA basketball player Kiesha Ford, UH assistant athletic director Marilyn Moniz Kaho'ohanohano and Dr. Alpha Alexander, director of health and sports advocacy for the YWCA will appear at today's opening session of the Great Beginnings for Girls Program at the Laniakea YWCA gym, at 2 p.m.

The 10-week volleyball and leadership program was made possible by a national grant from Nike and the YWCA of the USA.

Pro Bowl Day at Museum

Bishop Museum will host its second Pro Bowl/Hawaii Sports Hall of Fame Day Feb. 3, from noon to 2 p.m. at the museum's Hawaiian Hall.

The event brings together Hawaii Sports Hall of Fame inductees, Pro Bowl players and Hawaii athletes with fifth-grade students from five Kalihi-area schools.

UH sailors host regatta

The University of Hawaii women's and coed sailing teams will be at home this weekend, competing against seven other schools in the Rainbow Invite, at Keehi Lagoon.

Participating schools include USC, Stanford, UC Berkeley and South Florida.

Grand Slam stays on Kauai

The PGA Grand Slam of Golf will return to Poipu Bay Golf Course and the Hyatt Regency Kauai Resort and Spa for the seventh consecutive year when winners of the four major championships play for a $400,000 first prize Nov. 20-22.

QB Club guest speakers

New York Mets outfielder Benny Agbayani, University of Hawaii assistant swimming coach Andy Deichert and city Councilman Mufi Hannemann will speak at Monday's Honolulu Quarterback Club luncheon, which starts at 11:30 a.m. at the Pagoda Hotel.

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