Big Isle briefs: Moku O Keawe Jr Volleyball Regional finals Saturday

The semifinal matchups are set Saturday in the girls 18 division at the Moku O Keawe Jr Volleyball Regionals.

At 4:30 p.m. at Afook-Chinen Civic Auditorium, the Piopio Bears (2-0) will take on Panaewa (0-2) on one court, with HI Intensity (2-0) and Haili (0-2) meeting on the other. Piopio and HI Intensity split a pool play match 25-21, 21-25 and are each 5-1 in set play.


The semifinal winners are scheduled to meet at 5:40 p.m. with a spot at the USA Volleyball junior national championships on the line.

In girls 16s, the final is set between Kamehameha and Eleu at 3:20 p.m Saturday.

The Moku O Keawe regionals continue at 4 p.m. Thursday with pool play at Hilo Civic (12s), UH-Hilo gym (14s) and Kawananakoa (10s). On Friday at 4 p.m., gold bracket 14s matches art at Hilo Civic, with silver play at at UHH.

The championships in five age groups are Saturday at Hilo Civic, with silver bracket action beginning at 9 a.m.

Kamehameha seeks girls soccer coach

Kamehameha seeks a head girls coach soccer coach, and the deadline to apply is March 19.

For full job description and to apply, visit

Ka’u High has three coaching openings

Ka’u High has openings for three head coaching positions:

• Girls basketball;

• boys basketball;

• Girls/boys cross-country;


The application deadline is April 1, and applications can be picked up from the Ka’u High office from 7:30 a.m.-4 p.m. Monday-Friday.

For more information, call athletic director Kalei Namohala at 313-4161.

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