Big Isle briefs, Dec. 4

Waiakea keiki fun run Saturday

Waiakea High is hosting the 13th annual Healthy Keiki Fun Run at 9 a.m. Saturday at Ken Yamase Memorial Stadium.


This 1,500-meter race encourages keiki grades kindergarten through sixth to try their best and live a healthy lifestyle.

The event begins with registration at 8 a.m. and there will be refreshments and games as well.

Entry forms are available at the school’s main office.

For more information, contact Mike Smith (990-4847, michael_smith/WAIAKEA/HIDOE@notes.k12.hi.us) or Laurie Higa (974-4888 ext. 276, laurie_higa/WAIAKEA/HIDOE@notes.k12.hi.us).

Hilo Little League draft

Hilo Little League will hold its annual draft for boys and girls ages 8-18 on Dec. 16 at Walter Victor complex.

Children interested in playing are highly encouraged to come out and participate in this fun event.

Draft times:

Ages 8-12, 9 a.m.

Ages 8-18, 9:30 a.m.

Ages 13-18, 10:30 a.m.

Come dressed in practice attire, including protective gear and bring your bat, glove and water.

For more information, call Marcele at 987-8469.

Pirates T-ball registration


The Waiakea Pirates youth baseball organization is looking for boys and girls ages 5-6 who are interested in learning the fundamentals of baseball and to play on their T-ball team.

For more information, call Kathy at 896-3610.