Governor Lingle Proclamation: May 31- June 4, 2010 Hawaii Island Hoops Week

From the Governors Office:

PROCLAMATION

In 2004, Hawai‘i Island Hoops (HIH) was established by Andy Smith to help local high school student-athletes achieve their goals and help place them in a college that is right for them. Since its inception, HIH has helped send more than 30 local players to colleges across the county. The program also offers basketball camps and clinics on the fundamental development of the basketball and valuable tools and resources that contribute to well-rounded student-athletes on and off the court.

Through college-prep camps, shooting mini-camps, clinics, seminars, strength and quickness programs and leagues, Hawai‘i Island Hoops offers participants a comprehensive sports and educational experience. Players can also learn about academic requirements, available financial aid and all aspects of athletic recruitment.

Now in its milestone fifth year, Hawai‘i Island Hoops is holding its 2010 College-Prep Basketball Camp May 31 – June 4, 2010 at the Kekuaokalani Gym in Kailua-Kona. The camp is open to those between the ages of 13 to 20 who are interested in playing college basketball. In addition to the advanced coaching staff who will provide multiple levels of instruction, NBA Sacramento Kings Rookie Jon Brockman will join the camp as a special guest and coach.

We offer a sincere mahalo to the coaches for emphasizing the importance of athleticism and academics, as well as to the student-athletes who dedicate their time and energy to achieving their fullest potential. Best wishes for a memorable camp and continued success in the future.

THEREFORE, I, LINDA LINGLE, Governor, and I, JAMES R. “DUKE” AIONA, JR., Lieutenant Governor of the State of Hawai‘i, do hereby proclaim May 31 – June 4, 2010 as

HAWAI‘I ISLAND HOOPS WEEK

in Hawai‘i, in recognition of the program’s fifth anniversary.

DONE at the State Capitol, in the Executive Chambers, Honolulu, State of Hawai‘i, this eighteenth day of May 2010.

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