QUICK PLAYS for August 16
Softball team to host tryouts
KAHULUI – Pacific Pride Travel Softball will hold tryouts at Kahului School, Field I.
On Saturday, Aug. 25, there will be tryouts for 10U and 14U from 9 to 11 a.m. and 12U and 16U from 10:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. On Sunday, Aug. 26, the schedule is 10U and 14U from 9 to 11 a.m. and 12U and 16U from 10:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m.
Players only have to attend one tryout session. Call 298-4008.
Cycle to the Sun set for Aug. 25
PAIA – Cycle to the Sun, described as the world’s steepest paved bike race, will take place on Saturday, Aug. 25, from 6:30 a.m. to 1 p.m.
This race, which attracts cyclists from across the United States and other countries, covers 36 miles from the sea-level town of Paia to a 10,000-foot-high point on the summit of Haleakala.
The event is a benefit for Paia Youth Center. The public is invited to view the race and cheer on the competitors.
Cyclists interested in participating can register until Thursday, Aug. 23. Entries are only taken online at www.cycletothesun.com.
Learn boating safety
KIHEI – The U.S. Coast Guard Auxiliary will offer an “About Boating Safely” course on Saturday, Aug. 18, from 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. at the Hawaii sanctuary office at 726 S. Kihei Road.
This introductory boating course covers general information about boats and maintenance, information on preparing for safe and enjoyable outings, navigation rules and aids to navigation, guidelines for operating your boat or PWC safely, what to do in boating emergencies, and state-specific laws and regulations you must follow.
The special rate of only $35 for adults and $15 for children with a paid adult includes course text. Limited seating is available. Many boat insurance companies discount their rates for class completion, so check with your carrier. The volunteers of the U.S. Coast Guard Auxiliary Maui Flotilla 3-26 are here to support you in boating safely.
For more information, call Marie at 264-1902 or register at www.MauiBoatClass.com.