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BIHR Solo Report July 11, 2010 Report Jim Cohn, Photos Kevin Kadooka & Jim Cohn July is kind of a tough month for much competition, with summertime travel taking many folks off island. So it was a pleasant surprise to pick up a few additional entrants for this event. Jevon Sanborn and Hawke Walleman produced the ‘Overnight Sensation!’ a Mazda Miata with restored engine, some e-bay coilovers, and 13x8 rims shod with sticky tires to nail down top time of day. The car was shared between Jevon, Hawke, and new (at least to BIHR solo 2 racing) Gabe Larkins. The little car got a workout, but it worked! Cruising in style were Mike and Noelani Rogerson, who put their Cadillac CTS-V through the course. The black bomber showed good time and respectable speed for cars of this type. Now that they have had the cruise, maybe they will be back to improve their solo skills and raise the bar. With the Alpha in the body shop for a little restoration, Mark Pernell brought out his beautiful Ferrari 328 GTS for a little romp. It’s always fun for the owners of interesting machinery to have a chance to put their cars through their paces, and its certainly great fun for the rest of us to watch! Having a place where you can drive those cars hard but where it’s safe for all concerned is what makes racetracks assets to the community. The course was again designed by Nick Buscher and Brandon Wilk, and while looking complicated at first, proved to be manageable. We may be in store for some gimmicks, as I heard the guys talking about doing a gymkhana in the future. Gymkhanas differ from Solo in that they can have reversing sections, as well as other elements that test driving skills. A gymkhana is still a timed event, and will be one car on track at a time, and fastest time still is important. We will have to see who comes up with what, since I think Hawke has some ideas too! Big Island of Hawaii Region welcomes everyone to come out and give Solo a try. We don’t charge for spectators, so check it out! Next event is August 29, and is dedicated to Jay Bratton, one of our mainland members and supporters, who passed away a few weeks ago.
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The Hilo Motor Speedway Association held its July Points Race at the Hilo Motor Speedway dirt oval track on Saturday, July 10th. And if the roar of the engines and thrills and spills of the stock car racing wasn’t enough excitement for ya, they also had for the first time in a long time, a Demolition Derby! It was non stop crash and bang action and a big hit with both the participants and spectators alike! I’m sure we’ll see more Demolition Derby action in the future. The stock car racing provided everyone with lots of nail biting, okole squeezin’, on the edge of your seat action as usual with a big field of Bombers, 4 Cylinders, V-8 Stock, Mods and Sprints and proved to be well worth the price of admission! Don’t miss the next stock car race on Saturday, August 7th at the Hilo Motor Speedway, next to the Hilo Drag Strip. For more details you can call Tony at 315-6977.
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7-10-10 Race Results Front Wheel Drive Bomber 13 racers 1st James Hopkins #12 nd Cainin Francis #22 3rd Wayne Boteilho #71 Rear Wheel Drive Bomber 1st Shane Manister 2nd Ed Miner 3rd Jason Catalani
#33 #50 #22
4 Cylinder Stock 1st John Aickin #6 2nd Tony Hensley #39 3rd Lawrence Kamaka #71 V-8 Stock 1st Kekoa Sylva 2nd David Lawyer 3rd Anthony Vicar
#36 #53 #3
V-8 Modified 1st James Joseph 2nd Buck Pope 3rd Robert Subica
#24 #X2 #21
Mini Modified 1st Lawrence Cabral #55
Winged Sprint Brian Torikawa 1st 2nd Haweo Vicar 3rd Rocky Silva
#80 #3 #05
For more information call Tony 315-6977 Next race is August 07, 2010 Saturday. Gates open at 9 am. $6.00 for Adults, Children under 12 FREE!!
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Hot Steppin’ all the way to Kauai for an NHRA Wally! That’s what Darrell & Evelyn Agliam, owners of Big Island Lube and the new Big Island Auto Detailing in Hilo did this past Independence Day! Darrell has owned the Toyota pick up for about 15 years and has been racing the street legal truck for the past 10 propelling it to more than a handful of wins in the 10.90 et class at the Hilo Drag Strip. Last year Darrell and Evelyn made the long trip to Kauai for the annual 4th of July Drags and had such a good time that they set sail for the Garden Isle again this year. “The trip to Kauai was great” says Darrell. “Everyone there treated us so well. They get plenty Aloha over there! The Garden Isle Racing Association took good care of the truck and our family and I was very honored to be a part of the first annual “Rudy Ramos Independence Day Races” which were held this past July 3rd and 4th.” On Saturday, Darrell won the Pro ET Class and Sunday took the top spot in the “King of the Track” where he got to hoist his first NHRA Wally! Motorvation for the Hot Steppa comes via a 454 Motown Small Block Chevy (yes, you read right, 454 cubes in a small block) that features an iron block and
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the same bore and stroke as an original 454 big block and runs on pump gas! Topped with a set of Brodix aluminum cylinder heads and a Holley Pro Dominator intake stacked with a pair of 850 carbs and stuffed with goodies like a Lunati cam shaft the pump gas combo puts out over 600 horse power and 574 foot pounds of torque. A built TCI Powerglide transmission and torque converter hooked up to a Chrysler 8 ¾ inch rear end with 4:30 gears and Moser spool and axels get the power to the pavement to run a best time of 10.39 at 128mph. Darrell and Evelyn want to thank their sponsors and the gang for putting so much time and effort in helping with the Hot Steppa including Mihara Transfer, Parong’s Auto Fabrication, Bobby of Auto Stylin’ & Performance – Kauai, Gerald & Shellen Abiley & family of Kauai, Darrell’s brother Royden for the body and paint, Peter Naho’opi’i of Wicked Airbrush for the graphics, Ralph for the louvers on the custom fabricated tonneau cover and Da Koi Store. Story by Nelson Ray Parker, race photos by Jim Riddiford racing photos - phone 808-217-9289. Mahalo nui Jim!
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Auto Value Super Show The Automotive Supply Center Super Show, the Big Island’s longest running car show celebrated its 21st year of bringing car, truck and motorcycle enthusiast together this past July 15th and 16th as it filled the Edith Kanakaole Multi Purpose Stadium with some of the coolest rides around. From slick VW’s like Georgie Sampaga’s Pink “Candy Land” Kharman Ghia convertible to Tony “Hot Rod” Rodrigues bright orange 1934 Ford 3 window coupe there was something for everyone. The most votes for Best of Show went to Queeny Danielson with a 4x4 Ford Dually that was so big it blocked out the sun! Music, food, displays and great prizes, we can’t wait till next year!
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SHOW RESULTS Category Pro Street Car Antique Car or Truck Mini Truck Bicycle Motorcycle Foreign Motorcycle American Harley Street/ Mild Custom Harley Localboy Harley Bobber Exotic American St. Machine A (1949-1961 American St. Machine B (1962-2010) Weekend Warrior American Weekend Warrior Import Foreign Sports European Volkswagen Bug Foreign Sports Asian Foreign Sports Honda Original American or Foreign Hot Rod Pre 1948 Race Vehicle Specialty Lowrider Truck Truck 4x4 Mini Truck 4x4 Full Size Rat Rod Harley Full Custom
Place Name 1st place Doreen Tai & Abraham Santos 1st place Albert Wykoff 1st place Kenneth Texeira 1st place Kenneth Texeira 1st place Sheven Asejo 1st place Jerry & Barbara Benoit 1st place Ardel Arias 1st place Dado Kahaunaele 1st place Anya Tagawa/Ken Higa 2nd place Michael Holloway 1st place Mike Tavares
Type of Vehicle 1966 Chevy Nova 1937 Plymouth Coupe 2000 Chevy Trike 2000 Suzuki GSXR 750 1950 Indian Black Warrior Big Bear Chopper 1986 Localboy 1980 Bobber 1955 Porsche Replica 1974 Ferrari
3rd place Leonard & Debra Luiz 2nd place Jamey Lee White 1st place Herman Ludwig
1959 El Camino 1960 Ford Falcon 1955 2 dr. sedan
3rd place Mike Texeira 2nd place Patricia Jardine/Eddy Grammar 1st place Eric Ontiveros 3rd place Kaihi Francisco 2nd place Rob Gavel 1st place Randal M. Payao 2rd place Renn Ramelb 1st place John & Christopher Demotta 3rd place Chad Ross 2nd place Dean Oyama 1st place Georgie Sampaga 3rd place Chad Matsumoto 2nd place Tihane 1st place George Keoki Perreira 3rd place Harry Kansaku 2nd place Chelton Okada 1st place Yuki 3rd place Matthew Tejada 2nd place Krissy Kunishima 1st place Sean ishida 2nd place James & Yoland Lucas 1st place James & Yoland Lucas Sr. 3rd place Nillie Joe and Laura Camara 2nd place Tony Paul 1st place Tony Rodrigues 3rd place Kevin Enos 2nd place Alden Shimabukuro 1st place Shayne & Lisa Kamahele 3rd place Herman Ludwig 2nd place Ken Yamamoto 1st place Guylon Okada 2nd place Tristan Inocencio 1st place James Tan 2nd place Shawn Matsuda 1st place Duane H. De Mello 3rd place Kaimana Stone 2nd place Rodney Pilayo Sr. 1st place Queeny Danielson 3rd place Kalae Wong 2nd place Derek Matias 1st place Xheily Matsumoto 3rd place Daniel Miller 2nd place Dane K. Flores 1st place Royden Nabarro
1969 American Motors AMX 1971 Chevy Truck 2009 Dodge 1988 ford Mustang Hatchback 1990 Ford Mustang 1968 Chevy Coupe 1993 Honda Del sol 1998 Honda Civic 1967 VW Squareback 1969 Type 1 Ghia 1969 Kharman Ghia 1964 VW Bug 1956 Type 1 bug 1967 Bug 2002 Mazda ProtĂŠgĂŠ 2003 Lexus 2008 Subaru 2000 Honda EK Coupe Honda Civic SI 1996 Honda 3dr 1948 Ford Coupe 1965 Ford Mustang Coupe 1929 Ford Woody Wagon 1934 Ford Pick up 1934 Ford 3 window 1959 VW Rear Engine Dragster 1974 Toyota Corolla 1941 Farm Tractor Plymouth Satellite 2009 Peterbilt 2008 Toyota Tacoma 1998 Nissan Frontier 1985 Toyota 1990 Toyota 4x4 Chevy Silverado 2006 Mega Dodge 4x4 Ford 1973 VW Bug 1930 Ford 5 window 1969 Datsun Pick up 2010 V Twin Harley 2008 Harley 2010 Twisted Bike Worx
Best Graphics - Dado Kahaunaele | Best Display - Georgie Sampaga Candy Land, Best of Show - Queeny Danielson Results submitted by Ed Douglas
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Hello Motorheads. The July race was slowed by a few short rain delays but it does not take long to dry a hot track and get back to racing. In the kids class Jayden Sanborn was the big winner. The JR2’s had Drew Holloway dominating the heat races but after Pa Holloway got Makena’s new motor in tune it made for some great racing for the JR’s. In the Sr. Sportsman JR. Parel brought out his vintage 125cc Comer but it just was not enough to keep up with Daron King’s new Trackmagic Yamaha. Roland Hall was the fast TAG Kart. Tim Eback and Terry Powell were even all day with both winning races. We are going to try something new for our Sept. race. Racing for money!! “The Dash for Cash” It will be for the adult classes only. Saturday the 10th. will be for practice and weigh-ins (yes you must make weight for your class) with Sunday the 11th will be race day. There will be a $50 entry fee and the prizes will be by how many enter in each class. Please call me for more info. The weekend of Sept. 10th.-11th. the Circle Track Association is going to be putting on a Show & Shine, Flea-market, Live music and Rides for the kids. Come on out and have a fun weekend of racing. For more info about the racing at the Hilo Raceway Park please call Tom Sluder at 808-939-9746
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DRIVE SHAFT NOISE A 1994 Jeep Wrangler entered our Hilo shop with a customer complaint of a soft crackling noise. The noise was intermittent but most obvious when taking off from a start or slowing down to a stop. The u-joints and the brakes was already worked on by another shop. We removed and inspected the axles, the drive shaft, the carrier and spider assembly, the ring and pinion, drive shaft slip yokes and flange, but there was no manifestation of internal wear or visible cracks. It sounded like those crackling candies you put in your mouth except this one was not nice and sweet! We did notice however that the 4x4 transfer case was leaking so it was removed, inspected and resealed. On the lift, our stethoscope would not detect the noise because of no load and was not duplicated. Three days has already gone by and the customer is anticipating results. I thought to myself the only way I can get this noise to manifest itself consistently and be more detectable is to drive the heck across saddle road and hopefully, yes hopefully, the crackling noise becomes louder. It sure did and with some prayer I was able to make it to our Kona shop. And by the way the customer did authorize my transport to Kona. The crackling noises was now consistent. Our Kona team observed and found=2 0the drive shaft tube noisy and was taken to Donny’s 4x4 world in which Donny had provided a new drive shaft. But how in the world a nice beautiful and clean drive shaft would make those weird noises. One problem encountered by driveshaft tubes is their tendency to produce and transmit sound while transferring the power of the engine to the axle assembly. The sound can be undesirably noisy to passengers riding in the vehicle. Thus it would be advantageous to deaden or reduce the sound produced by a vehicle driveshaft tube, in order to provide the passengers with a more quiet and comfortable ride. Various attempts have been made to deaden the sound produced by vehicle driveshaft tubes. In one such attempt, a hollow cylindrical cardboard insert was disposed inside an aluminum driveshaft tube to deaden the sound. However, the card board insert required external rubber ribs to prevent it from sliding inside the cylindrical tube, and as a result it was relatively complicated and expensive to employ. Other attempts at deadening the sound produced by driveshaft tubes have suffered from similar drawbacks and have not been totally satisfactory. Other materials used were polypropylene, resin, a patented urethane elastomer, and a hard synthetic plastic. In this scenario, what ever was in the Jeep’s drive shaft had broken apart and got noisy. I’m not sure which material was used in the jeep’s cylindrical tube to deaden the sound but the fact the matter is that we solved th e problem! For any questions regarding driveline noises or would like a complimentary road test please call or visit us at Transmission Technology in Kona 331-8310 or Hilo 935-1600. Respectfully, Vic Comesario
Root Beer time
When Waikoloa’s Rob Shropshire set out to build this 1965 Chevy Nova he wanted to stuff some serious horse power into the compact classic but at the same time have something that would not only show nicely but was very streetable, including having a back seat despite the need for a mini tub to accommodate the fatty back rubber also on his wish list, oh and if he had the urge, he could also take it racing so it would need the necessary safety equipment! A tall order for most builders, but not for Mike at Thunder Alley who specializes in this kind of madness! Rob’s buddy in Oregon was looking for a good home for the original ’65 and knew Rob would do it up right. The project started with a Chris Alston Chassis Works frame and roll cage fitted with a Chassis Works IFS and 4 link coilover set up in the rear with a Fab9 rear end. A bunch of work went into the mini tubs in the rear to retain the back seat and the front fender well openings were stretched to fit the 2 ½ inch stretched wheelbase. The wheels are Boyd Coddington’s, 18x9 up front and 18x12 in the rear. Wilwood disc brakes are found on all four corners to bring the powerful 620 horse power, 572 crate motor to a halt. Mike fabricated the big tube headers which needed to go up and over the frame rails since the massive motor stretches from rail to rail. Also check out how neat the mufflers are tucked up under the trunk area. The Vintage Air keeps the cockpit cool while the Be Cool aluminum radiator puts the cool on the monster motor. The transmission is a 4L80E by Carl Rossler at Rossler Transmissions in Girard , Ohio . Eki at Fia Fia Auto Body and Paint get the credit for the body work and Root Beer paint while Ron at Big Island Upholstery got pretty much free reigns on the interior. I really like the split bench seat and the cool stitching. Also note the neat little covers on the tabs for the side roll cage bars that Rob can quickly install for those trips down the quarter mile. A billet ididit steering column with Budnik billet steering wheel go well with the Dakota Digital gauges and billet door handles, gas pedal and Vintage Air dash pieces. And the vintage looking radio is really a modern CD player in disguise! It was 4 years in the making, but well worth the wait as this one is definitely a home run. It’s got the best of all worlds I think and we were lucky enough to catch up with Rob and his son Brenton on a weekend cruise for the photo shoot. Thanks for sharing guys!
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DRAG ing BIG ISLAND
The Big Island Auto Club’s June Points Race at the Hilo Drag Strip on June 26th and 27th ended on Saturday due to poor weather on Sunday, but Saturday’s Pro Gas events provided plenty of fast paced action including an exciting final in the 8.90 index with Gary DeRego of Honoka’a in his black ’64 Chevy Nova beating Charelle Luiz of Hilo in her digger despite her perfect 000.0 reaction time. Suzuki ruled the Pro Bike class as Teddy Davis of Miliani on his Suzuki lay down an 8.51 sec/167 mph pass to top Runner-up Jarrett Tanaka of Honolulu also on a Suzuki with his 9.95 sec/149 mph run. Ola Kamanu of Hilo on his Suzuki ran a 10.43 sec/131 mph pass winning a special motorcycle bracket race for a new racing jacket and racing helmet. The next race is set for August 14th and 15th and word is the Big Island Auto Club is planning a couple of Door Slammer Shootouts before the years end. We’ll keep you posted!
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Saturday pro-gas events: 8.90 index winner--Gary De Rego (Honokaa) in a nova (9.15 sec/146 mph). Runner up--Charelle Luiz (Hilo) in a digger (9.26 sec/147 mph). Luiz had a perfect 000.0 reaction time. De Rego won on a hole shot. 9.90 index winner--Mark Rodrigues (Hilo) in a corvette (9.98 sec/155 mph). Runner-up--Jeff Hall (Kamuela) in a nova (10.06 sec/144 mph). 10.96 index winner-Richard Hill (Hilo) in a camaro (10.94 sec/133 mph). Runner-up--Chad Fiesta (Pepeekeo) in a nova (10.93 sec/152). Hill wins on a hole shot. 11.90 index winner--Tim Machado (Hilo) in a camaro (12.09 sec/115 mph). Runner-up--Ian Bernard (Papaikou) in a toyota (12.42 sec/106 mph). 12.90 index winner--Thomas Hada (Hilo) in a camaro (12.96 sec/107 mph). Runner-up--Jonathan Santiago (Keaau) in a nova (12.95 sec/100 mph). Hada wins on a hole shot. Pro-bike winner--Teddy Davis (Miliani) on a suzuki (8.51 sec/167 mph). Runner-up--Jarrett Tanaka (Honolulu) on a suzuki (9.95 sec/149 mph). Special motorccyle bracket race for a new racing jacket and racing helmet: Winner--Ola Kamanu (Hilo) on a suzuki (10.43 sec/131 mph). Junior Dragster spent Saturday doing license passes. Participants included: Cainin Francis (Paauilo), Casey Francis (Paauilo0, Nalani Calhoun (Keaau), Brandee Chinen (Keaau), Kaike DePonte (Keaau), Pomai Rezentes (Hilo), Marinalei Rezentes (Hilo), and Kolan Aguiar (Hilo). Sunday E T Bracket Races. The Sunday race program was cancelled because of inclement weather. Upcoming events: Next points meet August 14th & 15th, Hilo Drag Strip Submitted by Russ Roberts
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30 Day WONDER
hen Hilo â€™s Royden Nabarro Jr. decided to commission Chris of Twisted Bike Worx to rebuild his 1990 Harley Davidson Soft Tail he had to decide whether he wanted to get the bike ready for the 4th of July run or the Big Island Super Show which was 30 days away!
He chose the later and the re-build was under way. Within a few hours the bike was stripped and work started on the frame and sheet metal including the 6 inch stretch and 40 degree rake on the frame and the slick modification to the stock swing arm. Royden went to work on the stock bob tail fender by shortening it about 2 inches before welding it to the frame with half inch round stock for a nice smooth look. Chris stretched the sportster gas tank while the full length front fender from uncle George give it a real classic look that was further complimented by the Candy Brandy Wine and Silver paint scheme by Mark Kealoha Turner. Ryan at Art Works in Hilo did the graphics and
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striping that put the finishing touches on this instant classic looking custom. Royden hammered out the seat pan and Thompson’s Upholstery stretched and stitched the black leather seat cover. The billet front end that was black powder coated when the build started was stripped and polished by Chris’ girlfriend Christy. The V-Twin handle bars are fitted with PM controls. The rear wheel is also a PM unit as are the disc brakes. The 21 inch front wheel features Twisted spokes and a black powder coated hub. The 80 cube Evolution motor with wrapped Ground Pounder pipes and lots of polished billet and chrome is mated to a Twisted Bike Worx 5 speed. Royden tells us “it was worth missing the 4th of July run and the many long sleepless nights” after he brought home the 1st place trophy in the Full Custom class at the Big Island Super Show. Royden also extends his gratitude to his mom and dad for their help and support and Chris and Christy from Twisted Bike Worx for the re-build (and getting it done in the 30 days) and to Uncle George Calicdan, Nohea, Merlin, Stacy and Paul for your kokua!
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Sandy Shope Photos
The 808 MX/ATV Association fourth points series race held on Saturday, June 19 at the Hilo Motorcross Track was filled with some of the best racing and action yet this season. Punaâ€™s Kaeo Hunter #14, Hiloâ€™s Kai Mukai #83 & Duke Liwai #416 put the crowd on their toes in the dirtbike open race and the 125 expert race. With six more races to go riders are putting out their best riding skills. For more info on races and practice rides contact Crystal at 959-8463. Submitted by Crystal Mukai
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JUNE RACE RESULTS 250cc-450cc Dirtbike Novice 1st Kelly Krall #K 2nd Toshi Mochizuki #619 3rd Logan Gregory #698 250cc-450cc Dirtbike Amateur 1st Justin Love-Tice #177 2nd John Lopez #238 250cc-450cc Dirtbike Expert 1st Zack Waters #25 2nd Keegan Whaley #120 Dirtbike Supermini 1st Kai Mukai #83 2nd Rondon DeMello #36 3rd Reese Mills-Richardson #231 50cc Dirtbike Stock 7-9yrs 1st Makoa Shope #4 2nd Jack Platt #432 3rd Mason Kron #12 Dirtbike Vet Class 1st Phil Oveland #X 2nd Zack Waters #25 3rd Duke Liwai #46 85cc Dirtbike 9-11yrs 1st Ryan Kunishige #8 65cc Dirtbike 7-9yrs 1st Chase Shope #3 2nd Jack Platt #432 3rd Makoa Shope #4
125cc-250cc Dirtbike Novice 1st Randy Johnson #90 2nd Toshi Mochizuki #619
Schoolboy Dirtbike 1st Kai Mukai #83 2nd Justin Love-Tice #177
125cc-250cc Dirtbike Amateur 1st Justin Love-Tice #177 2nd Erik Platt #431
Dirtbike Open Class 1st Kai Mukai #83 2nd Duke Liwai #416 3rd Kaeo Hunter #14
125cc-250cc Dirtbike Expert 1st Kaeo Hunter #14 2nd Kai Mukai #83 3rd Keegan Whaley #120 85cc Dirtbike 12-16yrs 1st Rondon DeMello #36 2nd Reese Mills-Richardson #231 50cc Dirtbike Open 5-9yrs 1st Chase Shope #3 2nd Bryce Motomatsu #252 3rd Arlen Sol-Camara #808 Dirtbike Vintage Class 1st Phil Oveland #X 2nd Mike Murragy #690 3rd Kelly Krall #K 50cc Dirtbike Mod 7-9yrs 1st Jack Platt #432 2nd Mason Kron #12 50cc Dirtbike PeeWee 4-6yrs 1st Jayden Sanborn #67 2nd Arlen Sol-Camara #808
Schoolboy Quad 1st Raymond Yadao Jr. #321 Quad C 1st Raymond Yadao Jr. #321 Quad A 1st Kevin Gardner #11 2nd Jake Kron #9 3rd Clarence Pila #22 Quad Masters 1st Kevin Gardner #11 2nd Jake Kron #9 3rd Clarence Pila #22 50cc Quad Stock 4-6yrs 1st Jayden Sanborn #67 2nd Keyshawn Lorenzo #217 3rd AnthonyWuestefeld Jr. #415 90cc Quad Stock 7-12yrs 1st Jadie Sanborn #57 2nd Chansen McAllister #214 90cc Quad Mod 7-12yrs 1st Kobe Lorenzo #7
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This months Cruisinâ€™ for Grinds is taking a bit of a twist as we go cruisinâ€™ with local Boy Scout, Zion Comesario of Troop 96 of Kailua-Kona and his Eagle Scout Community Service Project to feed the hungry! Zion first came to us asking about a car show fundraiser as a possible service project as Motorhead, his mom and dad and their family business, Transmission Technology have been putting on successful car show events for the past 6 years. His lofty goal was to raise 5000 pounds of much needed food for the Hawaii Island Food Basket. The out come was very impressive as this young man in our community took the ball and ran with it coordinating a car show, food drive and can food castle building competition among various Cub Scout and Boy Scout Troops topping their goal by more than 2500 pounds of food. To promote the event and get a head start on the food drive, Zion and his fellow scouts set up an information booth and collection site each Friday afternoon at Walmart where they raised about 2000 pounds of food through the generosity of the community. On event day, Sack n Save allowed Zion and the scouts to collect food at the store entrance and OMG! Picture 200 twenty pound bags of rice! Plus cases and cases of Vienna Sausage! These were great for castle building for sure. What a blessing. And when the dust settled they topped their goal by raising over 7500 pounds of food, so much that the Food
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Basket had to get a bigger truck to haul it all to the Food Basket! Yeah! The Car show had some really nice rides from full race cars that fired up their engines which fired up the crowd, to a trio of Cobraâ€™s, some sweet motorcycles, VWâ€™s and street rods! Zion would like to say Mahalo nui loa to the Lanihau Center , his Ohana, everyone who gave to the food drive, the car show participants, Sack n Save, LAVA 105, the Boy Scouts of America Aloha Council and all the Cub Scouts and Boy Scouts for their participation. What an awesome community service project. We hope this will turn into an annual event. Congratulations Zion ! We are all very proud of you!
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