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.