Big Island briefs, June 19

Karate tourney July 12 in Hilo

The International Karate League will be host a Tournament of Champions from 8:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. July 12 at Edith Kanaka’ole Multipurpose Stadium.


Marking the first IKL tournament in Hilo in 28 years, the event will welcome schools from the mainland and the islands.

The tournament is being hosted by Wilbur Mina of Keaau Dojo.

Admission is free.


Aikane Tennis plays Tuesday

Aikane Tennis will hold tennis play from 7-10 p.m. Tuesday at the Edith Kanaka’ole Multipurpose Stadium from 7-10 p.m.

Members are $2 and non-members $5.

For information, contact Dean at


Basketball clinics upcoming in Hilo

Former University of Hawaii at Hilo basketball player Aukai Wong will hold basketball clinics in Hilo from 5:45-7:45 p.m. on seven Sundays — June 22, June 29, July 6, July 13, July 20, July 27 and Aug. 3.

There are two divisions, one for intermediate boys and girls and another for high school boys and girls, and one hour will be devoted to a study session with another on “intense” basketball drills.

A T-shirt, drinks and a snack are included at each clinic.

For more information, contact Wong at 365-3080 or


Hilo triathlon set for July 13

Hilo’s first official triathlon will start at 7 a.m. July 13 at James Kealoha Beach Park.

The Olympic-distance race — 1.5-kilometer swim, 40-km bike ride and 10-km run — is limited to 500 participants.

Registration is $175 through June 30.

For more information and registration, visit

Mx/ATV club races June 28

The 808 Mx/ATV Association will hold its third race of the season June 28 at Hilo Motocross Track.

For more information, call 986-6266, email 808mx/ or visit the club on Facebook.


May 10 results

50 cc dirt bike

1. Nainoa Tanaka

2. Tycen Baruela

50cc dirt bike open

1. Skylar Joyce

50cc ATV

1. Kai Stevens

2. Mikayla Stevens

3. Josh Hauanio

4. Austyn Filoteo

50cc ATV open

1. Kamaili Kalawe

70-90cc ATV open

1. Kaeley Kalawe

Shift ATV

1. Chandler McAllister

2. Chansen McAllister

125cc dirt bike B

1. Tisha Pi’ilani Pelanca

2. Dylan-Paul Torres-Salvador

3. Tayvon Santiago

4. Arnold Domingo

5. Steve Haskill

125cc dirt bike A

1. Reese Mills-Richardson

2. Tyler Vasconcellos

3. Caleb Pankey

85cc dirt bike open

1. Nicholas Byram

2. Colt Coakley

3. Nainoa Williams

4. Mason Kron

5. Aceson Domingo

65cc dirt bike open

1. Linkyn Moniz

2. Noah Hauanio

3. Jayden Pelanca

4. Israel Mahi

5. MJ Salvador

6. Aiden Christensen

7. Kyler Dela Cruz


1. Leland Jardine

2. Kevin Gardener

3. Eddie Wayne

4. David Joseph

5. Nigel Stevens

Masters dirt bike

1. Phil Oveland

2. Jade Leitner

3. Mikey Salvador

4. John Lopez

5. Charles Yoshida

6. Allen Pagan

7. Thomas Odem

8. Steve Haskill

Vintage dirt bike

1. Tony Joyce

85cc dirt bike

1. Nicholas Byram

2. Colt Coakley

3. Mason Kron

4. Jayden Pelanca

5. Nainoa Williams

6. Aceson Domingo

65cc dirt bike

1. Noah Hauanio

2. Kylar Dela Cruz

3. Israel Mahi

4. Rylan Mendes

5. Aiden Christensen

6. Linkyn Moniz

7. MJ Salvador

ATV open

1. Kevin Gardener

2. Leland Jardine

3. Eddie Wayne

4. Nigel Stevens

5. David Joseph

Schoolboy ATV

1. Chansen McAllister

2. Chandler McAllister

250 cc dirt bike A

1. Reese Mills-Richardson

2. Jade Leitner

3. Mikey Salvador

4. John Lopez

250cc dirt bike B

1. Charles Yoshida

2. Allen Pagan

Schoolboy dirt bike

1. Reese Mills-Richardson

2. Dylan-Paul Torres-Salvador

3. Tyler Vasconcellos

4. Tayvon Santiago

5. Arnold Domingo


Klask shoots ace at Hilo Muni

Cliff Klask aced the par 3, 148-yard 8th hole on Saturday at Hilo Municipal Golf Course. He used a hybrid while playing with the Hawaiian Golf Club.

Witnessing Klask’s third hole-in-one were Walta Ahuna, Adrian Cadaos, Gary Ichinose and Vic Vierra.

Softball tourney slated in August

Teams are being sought for the “Battling for Cancer” 14-inch softball tournament scheduled Aug. 23-24 at Walter Victor Complex.

The tourney includes kupunas, men’s and women’s mixed teams. Entry fee is $200 per team.


For more information or to enter, call Chaley/Nene Kaleo at 959-9729, 990-9729 or 990-9720.