Kingston Richards, 10, of Roma Jiu Jitsu Academy in Hilo, has been training for almost three years. He’s pictured here with his double gold medals he captured at the Hawai‘i Triple Crown tournament in Kona. Next, he’ll be traveling to Long Beach, California, in November to compete in the Kids International IBJJF Jiu-Jitsu Championship.
Matteo Larrua, 10, shows oﬀ his award at the miniBig soccer tournament in Hilo.
Congratulations to soccer players (from left) Nanea Wall, Jordyn Pacheco, Saydee Bacdad, Emi Higgins and Kierstyn Yamamoto, finalists at the 2018 Best of the Best Surf Cup.
Nainoa Tanaka, 9, from Roma Jiu Jitsu Academy in Hilo, won gold medals at the Pacific Masters of Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu tournament in Honolulu on June 16.
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