Kauai women set to race in 40th Na Wahine O Ke Kai

Paddlers from the Garden Isle are taking part in what was described as the Super Bowl of women’s long-distance outrigger canoe races. The 40th running of the Na Wahine O Ke Kai is set for Sept. 23.

Orlando Anaya inducted in state swimming HOF

LIHUE — To be inducted into a hall of fame is great, but to also celebrate with family and friends is even better, said Mokihana Aquatics swim coach Orlando “O” Anaya. “It was just truly a once in a lifetime experience. It was unbelievable,” Anaya said Tuesday. “I was more honored by the support that I had from everybody. I think I was the only inductee that had people from every island that came out to support. … It was incredible to see that much support for our little island.”

WSL announces pay equity for men’s and women’s tours

The World Surf League took another step forward last week in its announcement that it would be instituting full prize money equality for the men’s and women’s Championship Tours beginning in the 2019 season. The WSL has done a fantastic job increasing the prize money for both tours over the past decade, especially on the women’s side.

Waimea alum awarded HSJGA scholarship

Hawaii State Junior Golf Association announced Tuesday it has awarded more than $40,000 to members and alumni through grants and scholarships for 2018.

Trail of most resistance

Sally Rizzo will be going for her third straight win in the women’s division of the Ultimate Hawaiian Trail Run on Saturday.

Casillas, Tampus take Menehune Invitational

Kauai High School runner Kane Casillas stopped the clocks at 17 minutes, 5 seconds, and Kapaa High School runner Juliana Tampus did the three-mile course at 20:07.4, Saturday during the Waimea High School cross country invitational meet at the Menehune campus.

Kikuchi finds win at home

Kade Kikuchi of Lihue shaved six strokes off his opening day round to take the Boys 11-12 flight at the Kauai Junior Classic golf tournament presented by the Hawaii State Junior Golf Association at the Hokuala Golf Club.

Menehune hold off Raiders

The Waimea High School girls volleyball team held off a strong challenge by Kauai High School to claim a 3-1 victory Saturday night before a strong supporting fan base at the Clem Gomes Gym.

Kapaa girls escape to beat Island School in 5

After surrendering a two-set lead, the Warrior wahine won in crunch time to escape with a win on the road. Kapaa High School’s varsity girls volleyball defeated Island School, 3-2, at the Wilcox Gymnasium in Puhi — 25-17, 25-12, 22-25, 17-25 and 15-12.

Kato claims Wells opener

Kato, an Olson 30, stayed clear of a protest that changed the order of finish Thursday during the opening race of the Nawiliwili Yacht Club Gene Wells shoreline series.