HANAMAULU — The Garden Island Motorcycle Club hosted its 64th annual Labor Day Hare & Hound off-road dirt bike race Saturday. A total of 106 A class (expert) and B class (intermediate) riders took part, in which they collected checks along a trail about 30 miles long.
It’s been a whirlwind the last few weeks for Honolulu Little League. The team was greeted with a hero’s welcome last Monday after returning home from the Little League World Series in Williamsport, Pa. “Everyone’s still excited about it. It hasn’t settled in (yet),” said Taylin Oana, Honolulu LL shortstop, in a phone interview Saturday.
Services were held for Sen. John McCain on Thursday in Phoenix, who died Saturday at the age of 81 after battling brain cancer. It was reported a crowd of about 3,500 gathered to honor the Republican senator, former presidential candidate and Vietnam War POW.
SOUTH WILLIAMSPORT, Pa. (AP) — After striking out his 15th batter to end the game, Hawaii’s Aukai Kea pumped his fists and let out a shout for all to hear. Within seconds, Kea’s teammates sprinted to the pitcher’s mound to congratulate their team’s ace, hugging and pounding on him. Hawaii shut out Georgia 3-0 and Kea’s complete game sealed its berth in the Little League World Series championship.