Home of Kauai Senior Citizens Softball Association

The small Garden Island has one of the largest senior softball organization on the Hawaiian islands. For its size, the Kauai Senior Citizens Softball Association host 15 teams playing from January through July, culminating with the State Finals in August. The standard playing ball is a 14-inch softball—Hawaii standard ball. Eligible players range from age 55 to 75+. Hawaii rules now allow only age 60 player to play on the field, unless younger players were grandfathered in. Games are on Saturday mornings on fields in Lihue, Hanapepe, Kaumakani, Eleele, Puhi, Wailua Houselots, and Kapaa.

Koloa Cane Cutters

Kauai was the first county to implement 12-inch softball games for 70 and over players—wahine (over age 50) were allowed to play. Koloa Cane Cutters, 2022 Front row: Tom Midstokke, Rusty Bielak, Wanda Ibia, Ricky Ramones, Barry Werthwine. 2nd row: Sherri Bulloch, Neil Zaslow, Dwight Fujii, Barr Surles, John Patt, Winnie Marsh. Back row: Gary Yates, Gary Venturini, Howard Yamaguchi, Jim Cox, [...]

COVID Cup Held in Kona

KAILUA-KONA, Hawaii — Locals say it never rains in Kona. Well, it finally did, but only on the first day of the COVID (Mayor’s) Cup held Jan. 15-17 at the Old Airport Field in Kailua-Kona. With the COVID-19 pandemic still surging in most states, numbers were low enough on the Big Island to allow 12 teams, who followed safe playing protocols, to […]

Pat Baniaga Passes Away Dec. 11

Kauai Senior Softball Association’s League Commissioner, Pedro Patrick Baniaga passed away on Dec. 11 2019 at Wilcox Medical Center. He was born on March 29, 1947, in Waimea, and served in the U.S Army, He was a purchasing supervisor and worked at Budget Rent a Car. Pat has administered the senior league on Kauai for over 15 years. He was preceded in death […]

Kauai Teams/Players Medal in St. George

Several Kauai players, with the help of other island players and some mainland players, medal at this year’s Huntsman Senior Games in St. George, Utah. Kauai 70s, Ho’oikaika 74, Ho’oikaika 70s, and Hanapaa 65s garnered gold. Islanders 55s and 60s garnered silver. Kauai Rebels took Bronze in the 60s division.  

Islanders Go Undefeated, Win F at State

KONA — The Islanders of the Kauai Senior Softball League were down 2-0 following two innings of play against Kolohe in the finals of the F division at the Hawaii State Senior Softball Tournament last week in Kona. That shook the Islander bats and defense into action, and the Islanders went on to clinch the division crown with a 20-5 win over […]

State Tournament Info Available

Current information on the 2019 Hawaii State Senior Softball Tournament is now available. The 2019 Hawaii State Senior Softball Tournament is scheduled to play on the Big Island (Kona side), Tuesday, Aug. 6 to Thursday, Aug. 8. The coach’s meeting is Monday, Aug. 5. State Tournament Schedule-A Division State Tournament Schedule-B Division State Tournament Schedule-C Division State Tournament Schedule-D Division State Tournament […]