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Keaau seeks track coach

Keaau High School is accepting applications for a boys and girls track and field coach.


All interested applicants may apply at the school’s main office during regular business hours and must be able to pass a background check with the state to be eligible for employment.

For more information, contact the athletic office at 313-3450.

Keiki fun run at Waiakea

A Healthy Keiki Fun Run will be held at 9 a.m. Dec. 14 at the Waiakea High track.

Permission forms are available at the high school and Sports Line, and the fee is $10.

For more information, contact Laurie Higa at 974-4888 or

Waiakea tryout dates set

Waiakea High School announced the following tryout dates:

• Junior varsity soccer: 3 p.m. Oct. 28 at Ken Yamase Memorial Stadium

• Paddling: 3 p.m. Nov. 4 at Hilo Bayfront, Kamehameha Canoe Club hale

• Girls soccer: 3 p.m. Nov. 4 at Yamase Stadium.

• Girls basketball: 3 p.m. Nov. 4 at school gym

• Boys and girls swimming and diving: 3 p.m. Nov. 11 at Kawamoto Pool

• Boys soccer: 3 p.m. Nov. 11 at Yamase Stadium

• Boys basketball: 3 p.m. Nov. 11 at school gym

• Wrestling: 4 p.m. Oct. 28 at school cafeteria

HI Intensity club tryouts

HI Intensity Volleyball Club will hold tryouts for girls interested in playing in the 18-and-under, 16U and 14U divisions.

Tryouts for 14U will only be held Sunday at Waiakea Uka Gym, with an 8:15 a.m. check-in.

Tryouts for 18U and 16U will be held Sunday at Waiakea Uka Gym, with a 4 p.m. check-in, and Oct. 30 at Piihonua Gym, with an 8 p.m. check-in.

All girls must have waivers signed by parents before tryouts, and registration is required.

For more information, contact Carla Carpenter-Kabalis at

RBI season is revving up

Nobu Yamauchi RBI is planning to start its winter league season from mid-November through December and games will be played on Sundays.

The organization is looking for girls ages 13-18, and all players will be eligible to make the RBI travel team for the West Regional team in July.


The cost is $100, which covers league fees, balls, umpires, visor and on shirt.

For more information, contact Tracy Miyashiro (936-3681, or Wayne Yamauchi (895-9696,

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