Hawai´i Police Department
Officer Joseph J. Botelho, Jr.
Hawai´i Police Activities League
East Hawaii Coordinator
Fifty-nine (59) youth, (39 from the 5-8 division and 20 from the 9-12 age division), participated in eighteen (18) games during the Hawai´i Police Activities League (HI-PAL) 2013 “Click It Or Ticket” 5 On 5 Basketball Tournament held at the Honomu Gymnasium on June 15, 2013.
Coming out on top in the 7-8 division was Panaewa Sharpshooters, coached by Donald Yamada. Members of the team are (in alphabetical order): Kaikahi Deperalta-Hiuhiu; Zayer Fuiava; Kala Kahooilihala; Kahalia Masaoka; Caden Pasa; Royden Ratific-Justo and Braedy Yamada.
Coming out on top in the 9-10 division was PGU (Point Guard University), coached by Domonic Pacheco and Brandon Kauhi. Members of the team are (in alphabetical order): Kiai Apele; Paige Hiraki; Gyson Ogata; Dominique Pacheco; Keawe Silva and Ka’upena Yasso.
“Click It Or Ticket” is a nationwide campaign whose purpose is to educate vehicular operators and passengers on the use of seat belts/child restraints and the fines associated with non-compliance.