Kaua’i Sports Briefs

– Seniors softball will start Saturday’ELE’ELE — The Kaua’i Seniors

Softball League will start this Saturday at the ‘Ele’ele Field.

Six teams

will be involved in three opening day games.

At 9:15 a.m., West Kaua’i and

the Rookies meet. At 10:15 a.m., the K-Makules and East Kaua’i square off, and

at 11:15 a.m., Kawaihau and Lihu’e tangle.

The league will continue each

Saturday at various fields through mid-July.

– Ho’oikaika volleyball

fundraiser now

WAIMEA — The pick-up date for the Ho’oikaika Volleyball

Club’s “lau lau dinner plate” fundraiser is this Saturday at the Waimea High

School cafeteria from 4:30 to 7 p.m.

Pick-up for the “lau lau only”

fundraiser can be picked up at that time or earlier that day — from 9 a.m. to

noon at the Lihu’e Big Save or Lawa’i Menehune Mart.

– Kusano fires an

ace at Wailua course

WAILUA — Lois Kusano of Lihu’e and Camarillo, Calif.

shot a hole-in-one at the Wailua Golf Course last week.

Kusano, a retiree,

used a 5-wood to ace the 3rd hole.

“It was my first hole-in-one, and I’m

excited to do it on the course I learned to play this game by (Kaua’i’s) Toyo

Shirai,” said Kusano. “I learned the game while attending Kaua’i High School,

and then did not golf for 38 years, and have now been playing regularly the

past five years.”

Janice Lillie and Elsie Fuse witnessed the


– Maui’s Oda will be at KTA luncheon

PUHI — Newly elected

United States Tennis Association president Chris Oda of Maui will be at the

Kaua’i Tennis Association luncheon on Friday, Feb. 11 from 12:30 to 2 p.m. at

the Gaylord’s Restaurant upstairs dining room.

Fore more information, call

742-1050 or fax an RSVP to 742-6330.

– Site for KIF soccer finales


HANAPEPE — The site for this Saturday’s six KIF soccer

season-ending games has been changed from Vidinha Stadium to Hanapepe


The reason for the change is so the County of Kaua’i can get the

Vidinha Stadium football field ready for the upcoming NFL Quarterback


The biggest of the six games will be in boys varsity as the

Kaua’i Red Raiders (5-2-1) and the Kapa’a Warriors (5-2-1) go at with the KIF

title on the line at 5:45 p.m. The Waimea Menehunes are (4-2-2) are also still

alive for the boys varsity title.


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