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Donations needed to support champion baseball team

After winning the Hawaii State Championships, the Kona Lil’ Soljahs Mustang 9’s team is traveling to the World Series in Walnut, California, leaving on July 22 for the July 25-28 competition. The team is asking for donations to help support team expenses.

The state champion team includes: From Kona, Kupa’a Elarionoff, Taven Hiraishi, Mana Fujihara, Brock Walters and Keanu Alokoa; from Waimea, Braeden Samura, Lopaka Akau, Jake Bannister and Brody Hartley; from Kohala, Tookie Hook, Logan Neves, and from Honokaa, Ioane Ka`aekuahiwi. Coaches are Kal Hiraishi, Jerry Hiraishi, Keola Fujihara and Analu Akau.

Donations can be made at any HFS Federal Credit Union branch under Waimea Athletics Sub#6. For more information, contact Grad at 895-7505, Analu at 895-1322 or Waimea Athletics at 640-5519.