Former Major League Baseball player Kila Ka‘aihe advanced to the round of 16 Wednesday at the 108th Manoa Cup, defeating Ryan Chang 1-up.
Ka‘aihue, who played first base for the Kansas City Royals and Oakland Athletics, will next face off with Dalen Yamauchi Thursday at 7:08 a.m.
For the first time in the history of the event, a women’s division teed off Wednesday.
The quarterfinal saw Kaneohe’s Iris Kawada upset top-seeded Kyeung Eun Lee 2 and 1.
Kawada will face off with Mari Nishiura Friday in the semifinals at 8:12 a.m., while Aiko Leong and Millburn Ho will compete on the other side of the bracket at 8:20 a.m.