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Adult League

League is what turns the solitary tennis player into a team player, and a bunch of individuals into a group of buddies. This is the place to get discussions going about the various leagues available to players today. These include the Honolulu Tennis League (HTL), Island Tennis League (ITL), Kilauea Night League and more.

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Pro Circuit

This is where Hawaii's Pro Circuit success stories are told. We have a history of achievements and achievers. If you are a player, you have a place in this forum. It's your story to tell in photos and words. Those of you who know of a current or past Pro Circuit player are asked to shine a light on one of the treasures sitting in our own back yard. Photos encouraged.

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American Tennis

Tennis is an international sport with national level support and development for beginners to pros. What is happening with tennis in America and how is it affecting us at home and abroad?

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Collegiate Tennis

College tennis is a huge part of the community and development of players. University of Hawaii, HPU, BYU, UH Hilo and Chaminade and all the mainland colleges attended by folks from Hawaii are up for highlight and discussion.

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Pro Favs

Who is your favorite pro tennis player? What do you think is the "greatest match of all times"? Share your views and experiences with others in this "shrine" section.

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Hawaii Tournaments

Hawaii has a great history of tennis and is a destination draw for players from around the world. The Hawaii Grand Prix circuit was revived in 2008. What are the different offerings of tournaments for the different levels and how are they doing?

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Coach's Corner

Tennis coaching and training is the stuff by which lives are changed, communities are born, players are forged and legends are built. Coaching and training methods and philosophy are always subject to revision and innovation. Coaches out there with ideas, methods and resources for the teachers and trainers of Hawaii?

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Tennis Equipment & Technology

The sport of tennis is constantly upgrading its equipment and technology to provide better, stronger, higher performance, longer lasting and enhanced experience for players, coaches and facilities. Do you have a new product that people need to know about and would like to discuss its characteristics and merits? Any discounts or tips for HIT members?

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Facility Spotlight

Hawaii has world class tennis resort facilities on every island. Share a profile of your facility or your favorite tennis getaway. Be sure to include contacts, pro profile and a pic! People can respond with their favorite story about being there or suggestion.

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Public Resources for Tennis

Balancing the needs of people and communities in any area of public interest is the great challenge of people, organizations and governments within a society. Sports facilities creation, usage and upkeep is always a concern. How is Hawaii's public being served?

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Fund Raising

Start here when you want to ask a question or offer an answer on how to fund your tennis project. Whether you are raising funds for a court resurfacing project at the local high school or you need to attract donations to keep a college team in place this is the place to get the ball bouncing. Let's get the discussion going so the children in our community have a team to go to and a place to learn when their turn to play finally arrives.

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hitennis.net Migrates to Facebook and Wordpress

Dear HIT members,

We are shutting hitennis.net down and continuing our presence on the web at two locations: HIT on Facebook - friend us, and the HIT web…


Posted by Leilani Magee on April 4, 2014 at 11:00am

In our Hearts: Uncle Bobby Keaunui, Sr.

Uncle Bobby Keaunui, ever pointing the way for others. 2009


Bobby is at a public park tennis center in the sky, talking story with Shigesh Wakida, swapping epic tales with an abundance to share between the two of them. Bobby has fulfilled…


Posted by Leilani Magee on September 9, 2012 at 3:14pm

HIT's Tennis Sisters Forms First Hawaii Women's Open Team

New York - Winner of last year's Women's Open Nationals

Posted by Leilani Magee on September 4, 2012 at 11:00pm

Four years of Play Tennis! on Maui

Play Tennis! is an after school excellence in character and tennis program provided free of charge by Hawaiian Isles Tennis (HIT) to the keiki of underserved communities in Hawaii. HIT launched the program in 2009 and in its first year, provided 23 free clinics on Oahu, Kauai, Maui, Lanai, and on the Big Island in Hilo and Kona. Volunteers, community tennis leaders, coaches, juniors and new players to the sport gathered for the large group…


Posted by Leilani Magee on August 31, 2012 at 11:30pm

Tennis Sisters: Ultimate Open Nationals

UNLV Alum team. Missing in photo but a force on the court on semis day: Kristina Nedeltcheva

Open nationals is an outstanding experience. The competitors were hand picked international standouts, alums from ten mostly universities and states including Stanford,…

Posted by Leilani Magee on November 7, 2011 at 4:00pm

Tennis Sister: Michelle Martinez Checks in from Kauai

Interview with Tennis Sister and bright light on Kauai, Michelle Martinez of Kapaa.

1. What's happening with you?  …


Posted by Leilani Magee on July 23, 2012 at 12:19am

Kauai represents Best of Hawaii at Nationals

Tammie Quinlan (R) chats with Masako Magee after Kauai's triumphant finish at Sr. Sectionals

In-Sinc, a team of women tennis players from Kauai won 4.5 Senior Section Championships in May on Maui at the Royal Lahaina Tennis…


Posted by Leilani Magee on July 22, 2012 at 7:30pm

Tennis as Life

Playing tournaments is liberating. Although we reward the winners with trophies, I suggest the ultimate use of competition is not to defeat the rest, to go against a person or people, but rather take the opportunity to meet one's self through interaction with others and to better one's self during this interaction and discovery. 

My high school tennis coach, college practice partner to Wayne Bryan, and life long Hospice counselor, Wendy Milovina would repeat to me…


Posted by Leilani Magee on June 17, 2012 at 7:00am

Big Island: Beautiful Architecture at HPA Includes Indoor Tennis Courts

Rutgers Tennis Center at HPA, Kamuela

HPA students and Big Island community having an enjoyable summer tennis…


Posted by Leilani Magee on June 3, 2012 at 1:00pm — 1 Comment

Community Revitalization: A Clean Sweep

Leilani Magee, Dianne Ward, Beth Hoban, and Paul Jurcsak

April 28, 2012 was another momentous day for Palolo District Park as Hawaiian Isles Tennis (HIT) and its powerhouse network converged on the park grounds for HIT's Community…


Posted by Leilani Magee on May 12, 2012 at 4:00am


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"I'm a tennis tournament player in Japan. I often travel to Hawaii. I'm looking for a hitting partner. I can play singles match also. Next travel on 17-20 Dec. 2013. Please contact me up (keialoha311@live.jp)"
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Love and Peas Foundation posted an event

Love and Peas Festival and Tennis Tournament at Kapiolani Park and Diamond Head Tennis Center

February 9, 2013 to February 10, 2013
Aloha Tennis People-We are hosting a charity event at Kapiolani Park and Diamond Head Tennis Center on February 9th and 10th to help raise money for the Love and Peas Foundation, which takes impoverished families and teaches them life skill, job skills/education and mentors them to contribute to themselves and society.  Please join us for this worthy cause and sign up to play and bring your family down to watch live music, have great food all while contributing to a great cause! …See More
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Conor Neary commented on Joanne Mezin's group Maui 4.0 Men & Women
"Hi, I live I Kahului and I'm looking to hit with someone. please call me at 264 -9952 thanks!"
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Nachi Smith left a comment for alice grande
"Hi Alice,  Thank you for your comment. I love playing doubles games, mixed or women's! But unfortunately, I won't be in Oahu during the period you are visiting.... Nachi"
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Miyuki Kasai left a comment for Miyuki Kasai
"Hi Frank, Thanks for your email. I have not been participating this group actively and don't understand what you are interested in my profile. Could you let me know a bit more before I email to your private address? Mahalo, M"
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Kelly Bass posted an event

Frank Giampaolo Mental Tennis Camp for Teens at Maui Vista -Kihei, Maui

July 6, 2013 at 9am to July 10, 2013 at 4pm
Frank%20Giampaolo-Bring%20Tennis%20Workshop%20to%20Your%20Town.emlFrank Giampaolo is returning to Maui in July for an intensive Mental Tennis Clinic for 6 dedicated tournament tough teens, ages 13-17, of 4.0+ level.His book: The Tennis Parents Bible (…See More
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alice grande left a comment for Nachi Smith
"hello, my name is alice, i'm coming to oahu in aug. for a week, looking to play some tennis during the week, let me know if your intresting in  playing some mixed dbls, not sure what you  play, i play mixed and womens…"
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alice grande left a comment for alice grande
"hello, i live in nj coming there for a week in aug. 17th thru 23rd, with my male tennis partner and my family , looking to play some mixed doubles, then were staying in honalulu, looking to meet tennis players thast have a passion for the game…"
Apr 10, 2013

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