Big Isle briefs, November 20

Thanksgiving Day fun run

The annual Turkey Trot 5K will be held at 7:30 a.m. Thursday at Coconut Island and is a fun run.


Cost for the fun run is $5 for Big Island Road Runners members and $10 for non-members.

For more information, email

Top shots

Ian Okubo and Eddie Arakaki were the top singles event shooters at a Big Island Trap Club shoot earlier this month.

Top guns in the 50-target event were:

Singles: Okubo, Arakaki (49)

Handicap: Earl Higa (46)

Doubles: Nark Hironaga (48)

Sub-gauge: Dana Okazaki, Earl Higa (46)

The next registered shoot is 9 a.m.-3 p.m. Dec. 2 at the County Trap and Skeet Range.

All shotguns, ammunition and eye and ear protection must be supplied by participants.

For more information, contact Dana Okazaki at

• Kevin Fung (60) was first last month in a B.A.D. Company compact sporting clay 100-target shoot.

Following Fung were Dana Okazaki and Ronald Nakamura (54), then Neil Arakaki (47).

For more information on the club, call Dexter Egdamin at 936-4362.

• At the Big Island Trap Club’s October event, Jimmy Watt, Earl Higa, Pomai Thoene and Brayden Okubo shared top honors at 48 in singles in the 50-target competition.

Also in first were Branden Okubo (48, handicap), Brayden Okubo (44, doubles) and Gregg Hirata, Earl Higa and Jimmy Watt (46, sub-gauge).

Kainoa Correa infield camp

Kainoa Correa, a Waiakea graduate and Cleveland Indians minor league infield instructor, will hold a youth infield camp from 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. Sunday, Dec. 23 at Waiakea High for grades 3-8.


Registration fee is $60, normally $99 on the mainland. The last two years, all 90 Big Island slots sold out.

For more information, email Correa at

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