Kauai Senior Softball has evolved over the years. In 2004, there were seven teams. 13 years later, we now have 13 teams.
Below are some images from past senior tournament participation held on Kauai and on the mainland.
This was the progenitor of the current East Kauai tournament. We held it on the west side over Veteran’s Day weekend.
Bottom row, left to right: Don Boro (sp, Jerome Hew may know the spelling), Danny Manus, Richard Carveiro, John Patt, Joe Silva, Bruddah Ritmeister. Top row, left to right: Danny Smith, Alex Youn, Larry Ephan, Bob Merkle, Frank Bukoski, Bernard Mahuiki, Bernard Simao, Casey Moniz.
2010 Lihue A’s were league champs with a 20 – 1 record.
Front row, left to right: Dennis Hiranaka, Ronnie Matsumura, Ron Alfonso, Chuck Cecil, Miles Tone, Dwight Fujii, Howard Yamaguchi, Bernard Mahuiki. Back row, left to right: Pat Cassier, Tony Matsumura, Rand Becker, John Patt, Roy Running, Ismo Yoshishige, Paul Lucas, Tomoo Hiranaka.
West Kauai, 2004
Front row, left to right: Larry Abreu, Ben Aranio, Joe Silva, Ale Lomosad, Danny Manus, Richard Carveiro. Back row, left to right: Pat Pavao, Ernie Moniz, Larry Ephan, Junior Rivera, Maxie Moreno, Casey Moniz, Berarnd Simao, Frank Bukoski, Bruddah Rittmeister, John Patt, Bob Merkle, Boni Garma, Bernard Mahuiki.
West Kauai finished in 2nd place. Rookies won the league title. There were seven teams in the league, West Kauai, Rookies, East Kauai, Kawaihau, Lihue A’s, K Makule (now Ohana), and Kuku’s Aces.
2009 Kauai Seniors team at the Hunstman World Senior Games in St. George, Utah.
Front row, left to right: Frank Bukoski, Alex Youn, John Patt, Darrel Simao, Dwight Fujii. Back row, left to right: Paul Hurley, Allan Smith, Danny Smith, Tom Ganong, Sherwood Iida, Dennis Imamura, Mike Curtis.