Hawaiʻi Police Department
Officer Joseph Botelho Jr.
The Hawaiʻi Police Department is hosting several HI-PAL “Click It or Ticket” basketball tournaments during the month of June.
June 8-9 is a 3-on-3 basketball tournament at the Keaʻau High School gym and covered courts. This event is open to youth in the following age groups: 5-6, 7-8, 9-10, 11-12, 13-14, girls 10 and under, girls 12 and under, girls 14 and under, high school boys and high school girls. The deadline to complete the registration packet and enter this event is May 31.
June 15 is a 5-on-5 basketball tournament at the Honomu gym and is open to you ages 8 and under and 9-10. Deadline to complete the registration packet to enter this event is June 7.
June 29 is a 3-on-3 basketball tournament at the Thelma Parker gym in Waimea and is open to ages 9-10 and 11-12. Deadline to complete the registration packet and enter this event is June 21.
Teams interested in participating or anyone needing additional information may call Officer Joseph Botelho Jr. in East Hawaiʻi at 961-2220 or Officer Randy Morris in West Hawaiʻi at 326-4646, extension 258.
“Click It or Ticket” is a national education and enforcement campaign to increase seat belt use and decrease traffic fatalities and injuries. The Hawaiʻi Police Department encourages all youth, teens and adults to use their seat belts.