Announcements for Thursday, August 14, 2008

• Olympian visits Mokihana Fun Meet

• Kaua‘i Seniors Golf Club announce tourney

• 25K prize for hole-in-one


Olympian visits Mokihana Fun Meet

Mokihana Aquatics will be hosting its Fun Meet 08 at the Waimea swimming pool this Saturday and Sunday from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m.

Admission to the public is free.

The Coto Coyote team, Mission Viejo Navadors from California, Lahaina Swim Club and Maui Swim Club, Pearl City Aquatics, Sunshine Aquatics and Kamehameha Swim Club from O‘ahu are some of the highlights of the 21st Mokihana Aquatics Fun Meet.

These clubs will be swimming alongside Mokihana Aquatics athletes.

Also, making an appearance is Dr. Chris Woo of Honolulu, Hawai‘i’s last water Olympian who swam in the Montreal Olympics in 1980, placing eighth in the 100-meter breast stroke.

Woo will be leading a 30-minute clinic starting from about 1 p.m., Saturday.


Kaua‘i Seniors Golf Club announce tourney

The Kaua‘i Seniors Golf Club announced its third quarterly tournament for Saturday, Aug. 30. at the Wailua Golf Course. Applications for entry are available at the golf course. The deadline to enter without penalty is 5 p.m. Aug. 20.

The entry fee is $7. Eligible are golfers 55 years and older. An additional $8 for annual dues will also be collected for new members.

A special meeting will be held at the Wailua Golf Course immediately following the conclusion of the tournament. The purpose of the meeting will be to vote on reducing the eligibility age for becoming a member of the club from 55 to 50 years.

All members are encouraged to attend. For more information, call 823-6042.


25K prize for hole-in-one

The Rotary Club of Kalepa Sunrise will hold its third annual golf tournament on Aug. 24 at Kaua‘i Lagoons. This fundraiser supports its scholarship funds for local students and various community service projects. Funds raised in the past have been used to support scholarships for high school senior, those studying to become teachers and to honor the club’s Humanitarian and Teacher of the Year.

The $100 per player fee includes green fees, closest to the hole contests, long drive contests, door prizes and award luncheon at Gaylord’s at Kilohana.

It will be a three-person team, scramble format.

This year’s big prize for a hole-in-one on the par-3 No. 5 hole will be $25,000. Last year’s hole-in-one winner won a set of tires of his choice from Tire Warehouse.

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