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Category Archive: sports

Big Island Track Star Stats March 2017

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My son runs track for Hilo High so I have been following the marks that the Big Island track athletes have been posting. I’m so proud of the performance of these athletes from… Continue reading

Donʻt chase your dreams, RUN them down! – A first timer’s experience at the Honolulu Marathon

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By Misty I. Did you make a New Yearʻs Resolution this year?  I am struggling with my current resolution, but the success I had last year still gives me hope.  At around this… Continue reading

Turkey Trot in Hilo, Thanksgiving on Oahu–Soccer, Shopping, and Fun

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I started off Thanksgiving Day by driving my son to the annual Big Island Road Runners Turkey Trot at Coconut Island. It is a very popular event and the weather was perfect that… Continue reading

XC, Brother Time, Reunion, and Food

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My brother came home to visit Hilo recently.  Since my mom passed away and my father moved to Oahu, my youngest brother doesn’t come home to Hilo that often.However, my son was running… Continue reading

Am I a Soccer Mom?

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I am not a soccer expert. I am not even a soccer amateur. I don’t know the game very well. But both of my children play soccer so that means that I go… Continue reading

Parenting and My Lifesavers

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Like most parents in Hilo, my children are involved in a few activities. I love that my children are involved in these activities that help them grow as individuals as well as give… Continue reading

2016 BIIF Cross-Country Season is Upon Us

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With a pre-season invitational relay race in Keaau, the 2016 BIIF cross-country athletes were able to have a bit of fun competition with each other this past Saturday. (Here is the link to… Continue reading

You Would Never See This Happen in Honolulu!

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By LHS Contributor Jodilyn K. These three young women (soon to be high school freshman) from Hilo qualified for what is referred to as the West Zone Tennis Team Championships.   Six boys and… Continue reading

Waikoloa Overnighter for the Kona Marathon 5K

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At the last moment, my runner son decided he wanted to enter the Kona Marathon 5K event. I thought it was a great idea for a one night getaway to the sunny side… Continue reading

McQuate Is Paving the Way — Sunrise Athletics

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We want to share this awesome write up about Hilo boy (Waiakea High graduate) Ian McQuate.  Read about him on the Sunrise Athletics blog.  https://sunriseathletics.org/2016/06/22/mcquate-is-paving-the-way/ One often ponders about the existence of unconditional… Continue reading