Side LINES for Thursday – March 30, 2006

• Two Red Raider girls earn all-state soccer honors

• Waiakea girls golf team needs your help

• Nawiliwili Yacht Club’s playday set for April 8

Two Red Raider girls earn all-state soccer honors

By The Garden Island

Kaua’i freshman Skye Shimabukuro and Kaua’i senior Rachel Taira received all-state honorable mention honors as forwards from the Honolulu Advertiser. Shimabukuro was also named to the all state tournament team for the KIF champion Red Raider squad.

Waiakea girls golf team needs your help

Donations to assist the Waiakea High School girls golf team in recovering from last week’s golf club theft is being collected through the Hawaii High School Athletic Association at all First Hawaiian Bank locations throughout the state.

Ten golf bags were stolen from the rental van of the Waiakea High School girls golf team during a team dinner at Chili’s restaurant in Waikele, Thursday, March 23.

The team traveled to O’ahu to prepare for the HHSAA girls golf state championships, which will be held May 9-10 at Turtle Bay Resort. Eight of the 10 team members had their belongings stolen, which included thousands of dollars worth of golf clubs.

Unfortunately, not all families are able to deal with the financial loss and it is still uncertain if all the team members will be able to obtain clubs for the remainder of the season.

“The Waiakea girls golf team has already received tremendous community support, such as David and Lorraine Ishii arranging for the girls to receive discounted golf clubs and other equipment, the Pacific Beach Hotel providing complimentary rooms for the team during their stay on O’ahu, and cash donations from concerned citizens across the state,” said HHSAA Executive Director Keith Amemiya.

“Of course, given the high cost to replace their equipment and the travel costs to participate in this May’s state tournament on O’ahu, any additional community support would be greatly appreciated.”

Donations to assist the team should be made to HHSAA: Waiakea Golf Fund at any First Hawaiian Bank location.

Nawiliwili Yacht Club’s playday set for April 8

Nawiliwili Yacht Club’s 6th Annual Playday at the Beach will be held Saturday, April 8 at Kalapaki Beach in front of the Marriott.

The public is invited to participate in the sand building Contest which starts at 10 a.m. Sign-up begins at 9:45 a.m. Judging will take place at noon.

There are prizes for keiki and adult winners. Please limit equipment to shovels and five-gallon buckets.

Bring potluck and barbeque food, kids and beach mats. There will be hot dogs and sodas available for a small donation.

Find out how to join the yacht club and have lots of fun at sailing lessons, boating safety classes, the Keiki Fishing Tournament and yacht club regattas. For more information, call Karen at 821-0222 or Sharon at 742-2512.

Also, due to the recent inclement weather, the Nawiliwili Yacht Club has scheduled two “makeup races” for the two races that were cancelled in the Ron Sailor Memorial Series. First flag will be at 5 p.m. today and Thursday, April 6. The six-race Rum Series will begin the next week, starting on Thursday, April 13. As always, the public is invited to view the races from the harbor jetty and join in the after-race parties immediately following the races.


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