Featured Articles

HI-PAL to Hold Boxing Event

April 10, 2017, 3:52 PM HST
* Updated April 10, 3:55 PM
Listen to this Article
1 minute
Loading Audio...
A
A
A

Big Island Now stock photo.

The Hawaiʻi Police Department’s Community Policing Section – Hawaiʻi Isle Police Activities League’s (HI-PAL) next boxing event will be held at the Thelma Parker Gymnasium in Kamuela on Saturday, May 6, 2017.

The HI-PAL Boxing Program targets youth ages 8 to 17, who are interested in an organized, full-contact sport.

“We were overwhelmed with the support of the community from the first event held in North Kohala,” said HI-PAL Boxing organizer Officer “KJ” Kauahikaua. “We want to continue to provide these events for our keiki and encourage more athletes, coaches and clubs to participate. It’s great for the kids—and even more so for the boxing spectators.”

Weigh-ins will be from 9 to 10:30 a.m. and the fights will start at 6 p.m. sharp.

The event is free to the public; there will be a concession stand.

ARTICLE CONTINUES BELOW AD

Anyone who is interested in this program may contact Officer Kauahikaua at the North Kohala Police Station at 889-6540 or by email.

Comments

This comments section is a public community forum for the purpose of free expression. Although Big Island Now encourages respectful communication only, some content may be considered offensive. Please view at your own discretion. View Comments

Newsletters

Get a quick summary of what’s happening on the Big Island with our daily & weekly email of news highlights.