Hawaii Beat

20 schools to play in Ann Kang Invitational

Twenty high school girls volleyball teams from Hawaii, California and Colorado will compete in the 22nd annual Ann Kang Invitational Tournament at Iolani Aug. 11-14.

The tournament was renamed in 2003 for Kang, the late longtime Iolani teacher and coach, who founded the event.

Hawaii schools include Iolani, St. Francis, University, Hawaii Baptist, Kalani, Moanalua, Castle, Aiea, Kahuku, Seabury Hall and Waiakea.

For information call 943-2208 or go to

Vulcan Athletic HOF looking for nominees

HILO » The 13th annual City Bank/Vulcan Athletic Hall of Fame induction luncheon is set for Feb. 5, but nominations are due Aug. 31 and forms are available at the Hawaii-Hilo athletic department or by calling 974-7606.

Over the course of its 13-year history, the hall has recognized 13 community members, 33 athletes and the 1981 volleyball squad.

Qualified athletes will have completed their eligibility at UH-Hilo and done so by the end of the spring 1999 season.

Preference is given to graduates, but that is not a requirement.

Community member nominees may be from the public or coaches or administrators whose contributions have enhanced the image of Vulcan athletics but no longer with UHH in a paid capacity.

For information, e-mail

Softball tryouts set for Aug. 19

Coast to Coast softball will hold tryouts for softball players ages 16-19 for a team to represent the United States in an international competition in Australia.

The tryout will be held ay 9 a.m. Aug. 19 at Ala Wai Field.

The U.S. team will compete in a tour against international teams in the 2004 winter break and the 2005 summer break.

Information is available online at or by calling (740) 373-2068.

Family Stones softball tournament coming up

The 21st annual Family Stones High School Alumni Softball Tournament will be held Aug. 26-29 at Central Oahu Regional Park.

The entry fee is $200. A coaches meeting will be held at 7 p.m. Aug. 16.

For more information, call Ben Naki at 306-0837 or 485-2018 or Stan Mahelona at 227-7826.

Anglers look to hook Mahi Mahi title

Koko Marina Center and the Baja Boys Fishing Club will host the first Mahi Mahi World Championship on Sept. 18.

The tournament starts at 6 a.m. in Maunalua Bay. The entry fee is $250 per boat with five people per boat. Entry forms are available at Oahu fishing stores, Koko Marina merchants and online at The entry deadline is Aug. 18.

McKinley seeking cheerleading coach

McKinley High School is accepting applications for the position of cheerleading coach.

The deadline for resumes to be sent to McKinley athletic director Neal Takamori is Aug. 16.

Grand Slam returns to Poipu Bay

The PGA Grand Slam of Golf will be held at the Poipu Bay Course, Dec. 2-4.

The 36-hole stroke-play event features the winners of The Masters, U.S. Open, British Open and The PGA Championship.

Tickets are available by calling 800 742-8258 or at

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