Kaaihue advances again, women tee off at 108th Manoa Cup

Mari Nishimura

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.

Get full results and a schedule of the men’s division here.

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.

View the women’s division bracket online here.

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