Hilo PONY 2015 Season

Aloha mai kakou!!

The 2015 Hilo PONY League has begun, the Bronco age division began for Coach Chris’ “Hui Red” team and Coach Shon’s “Hui Black” team on February 21st.  The Mustang age division season began on Sunday, February 22nd

We anxiously await for the Pony age division season to begin on April 2nd and the Pinto season starts on April 11th.  Good Luck to all of our teams – our talented and dedicated coaches, hard working players and committed ‘ohana!  We’ll see you at the field! 

Pony Schedule

Bronco Schedule

Mustang Schedule

Pinto Schedule

Walk Offs – St. Louis Pinto Tourney – It’s a gr8 time to be a Crusader!

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MLB Mets Player Benny AgbayaniHui ‘Aumākua Pinto Baseball returned from the St. Louis High School 8u Pinto Tournament going undefeated (4-0) in the “A” Flight Division!  They were nicknamed the “Cardiac Kids” and became a crowd favorite as they rallied from 1 run deficits in the last inning in two tough games against tourney favorites Mililani Warriors and former New York Met, Benny Agbayani’s Mililani Mets!  Both games ended in Hui ‘Aumākua hitting walk-off homeruns in the bottom of the 6th inning to conclude their run through the A Bracket!  Hui ‘Aumākua will be hosting the finals of the 2015 Makahiki Hou Classic this weekend at Walter Victor Complex for the Pinto and Mustang divisions.  Go check out some great youth baseball!

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2015 Makahiki Hou Pinto Classic

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The word makahiki can refer to a time of celebration, the ceremonies and activities observed during this particular time of year, or a complete calendar year. The period of Makahiki was a time of peace and plenty, relaxation and games.  We invite you to join us, Hui ‘Aumākua and participate in baseball games in our 2015 Makahiki Hou Pinto Classic, January 24-25!

2014 Kona PONY Baseball Memorial Day Tournament

The 15th Annual Kona PONY Baseball Memorial Day Tournament, will be held on May 24, 25, and 26 2014 at the Old Kona Airport fields.  We will have teams participating in the Pinto, Mustang, and Bronco divisions.  Invite all your family & friends to come and support our keiki. E hana pūalu kakōu! TOGETHER, WE CAN!

2014 Bronco Schedule

2014 Mustang Schedule

2014 Pinto Schedule

Kona Pony Memorial Tournament Map

 

 

2014 Makahiki Hou Keiki TB/CP Tourney

TB CP Keiki Banner2014 MAKAHIKI HOU KEIKI T-BALL TOURNEY 

We would like to start off by thanking all the teams that were mākaukau (ready) to enter the 1st T-Ball and Coach Pitch tourney of 2014!  Mahalo to all the coaches for being dedicated to the game of baseball and fostering the love of the game from such a young age!

The games began on Saturday, January 25th 2014 with T-ball and the A-W-E-S-O-M-E rules created by our very own Hui President, Shon…playing junk & po for home and visitors and no limit to the amount of t-ball players in the outfield!  So fun & creative!

We had the BEST umpires, our older Hui Bronco & Mustang players and our Hui Dad’s, what a great job they did, an umpire at every base!Hui UmpiresIt was the perfect day for all the T-ball Keiki and their ‘ohana who got to enjoy ono food, smoothies and homemade snacks from the concession!  Mahalo!

2014 MAKAHIKI HOU KEIKI COACH PITCH TOURNEY 

Coach Pitch games and the 1st Home Run Derby took place on Sunday, January 26th 2014 as teams from all over the island were excited to play in the first CP tourney of the year!  Coach Pitch players that were able to hit a homerun over the fence were awarded with a free Bradda Pop! Mahalo to Andrews Braves, Andrews Chiefs, Honoka’a, New Hope, RBI, Wreckers Black, Wreckers Gold, Waiakea Pirates and Hui ‘Aumākua teams for being mākaukau.

2014 MAKAHIKI HOU KEIKI COACH PITCH HOMERUN DERBY  

hrgroupshotThe Home Run Derby began at 2pm on Sunday, January 26th on the “Field of Dreams” and the crowd was full of baseball fans that enjoyed the music & our Hui Vice President & emcee – Grant while waiting for the excitement to begin as keiki were swinging for the fence at 125 feet!  Prizes were given out for 1st, 2nd and 3rd place winners!

There were 14 entrants who represented Waiakea Pirates, Andrews, RBI, New Hope Angels, Wreckers and Hui ‘Aumākua.

It was an awesome derby as it came down to the last entrant with two kids tied for 1st place when one of our own, Kahili stepped up to the plate and smashed a HR on his 3rd swing!  That tied him for 1st place and on his 7th swing; Kahili smacked the winning HR over the right center fence and crowned himself the HR champ!  Awesome job Kahili!  Journey and Daycen had to swing it out for 2nd place and Journey representing New Hope clubbed a HR on his 3rd swing in sudden death to capture 2nd place.  Congratulations to all participants, you are all winners for trying to tackle our “Field of Dreams” Home Run Derby.  We will be back with a bigger and better derby next year!

 1st Place – Kahili (Hui ‘Aumākua) winner of $50.00 gift card (2 Home Runs)

Kahili2nd Place – Journey (New Hope Angels) winner of a $30.00 gift card (1 Home Run)

Journey3rd Place – Daycen (Waiakea Pirates) winner of a $20.00 gift card (1 Home Run)

DaycenAs always, special Mahalo to our Hui ‘Aumākua Sports Inc. ‘ohana for your continued loyalty, commitment & dedication to our keiki and ‘ohana, we are blessed with your ongoing support!  I Mua, Hui!!

Kurt Suzuki Baseball Clinic

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On January 18, 2014, one of our very own keiki, Kahili Paleka (Pinto player) represented Hui ‘Aumākua on Maui at the Kurt Suzuki – All Pono Baseball Clinic held at the Iron Maehara Stadium.  Over 200 kids from all over Maui County and 1 from the Big Island were in attendance.  Kahili and the other kids rotated through several stations working on agility, speed, fielding, hitting, pitching, base running, bunts, infield drills and situational scenarios.  Kurt Suzuki, professional MLB catcher for the Minnesota Twins bought lunch for all and gave away awesome prizes to the kids, such as autographed souvenirs from fellow MLB players, bat bags, bats, gloves, iPods, hats and more!  Kahili had a blast and represented Hui by getting Kurt’s autograph on his one-of-a-kind helmet, according to Kahili and dad, Sonny  “it was a great day!”  Mahalo for sharing your huaka’i with our Hui ‘ohana, represent!