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Muramaru picked for MPI Hall

Three individuals will be inducted into the Mid-Pacific Institute M Club Athletic Hall of Fame at a gala event on Feb. 5 at Koolau Ballrooms in Kaneohe.

The Kometani brothers, Katsumi (class of 1925) and Harold (class of ’36), and current baseball coach Dunn Muramaru will be inducted.

The Kometani brothers will be honored posthumously. They played a variety of sports at MPI and "exhibited a lifelong commitment to family, team sports and Mid-Pacific," according to MPI officials.

Muramaru, who has led the Owls to ILH and state championships is "a master craftsman in the sport of baseball," said former MPI athletic director Bill Villa.

Former Hawaii football coach Dick Tomey will give the keynote address. For more information, call 951-8856.

Wahine fete deadline Monday

Monday is the deadline to register for the Rainbow Wahine Volleyball Banquet. Hawaii’s 2010 season will be celebrated Jan. 24 at Outrigger Canoe Club.

The dinner buffet begins at 6 p.m. Cost is $35 ($30 for Wahine Volleyball Booster Club members). Priority reserved seating for tables of eight and corporate tables of 10 are also available. For information, call Maggie 257-8863 or Stanley at 521-1456.

Hawaii Pacific routs Dominican

Royal Edwards scored 16 points on 6-for-8 shooting to fire Hawaii Pacific to an 80-61 victory over Dominican in a Pacific West Conference men’s basketball game at the Cannon Activities Center in Laie.

HPU (7-8 overall, 2-1 PacWest) hosts Hawaii-Hilo at 7:30 p.m. tomorrow at Blaisdell Arena in a game that will be televised on KWHE.

HPU women improve to 3-0 in Pacific West play

Senior Jazzmin Awa-Williams scored 15 points as the Hawaii Pacific women’s basketball team remained unbeaten in the Pacific West Conference with a 66-56 victory over Dominican at the Cannon Activities Center in Laie.

HPU (9-3, 3-0) hosts Hawaii-Hilo at 5:30 p.m. tomorrow at the Blaisdell Arena. The game will be televised on KWHE.


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