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“SuperHeroes vs. SuperVillains” Roller Derby Friday (May 9)

Paradise Roller Girls presents their roller derby themed bout of the season “SuperHeroes vs. SuperVillains” on Friday May 9 at the Afook-Chinen Civic Auditorium in Hilo. Doors open at 6 pm, battle kicks off at 7 pm. Come out and support the rivals by dressing up as your favorite comic book Superhero or SuperVillain and […]

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Paradise Roller Girls home teams opener Saturday (March 8)

It’s time to get fired up and excited about Hilo’s first roller derby bout of the 2014 season. The Paradise Roller Girls home teams, Mauna Killahz and Volcano Vixens, will be clashing in fierce competition and vying for the top spot. It all goes down Saturday, March 8 at the Afook­Chinen Civic Auditorium in Hilo. […]

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Paradise Roller Girls season-ender (Nov. 16)

MEDIA RELEASE The Paradise Roller Girls 2013 season is coming to a close, but there’s still one chance left to see some ground-pounding, shoulder smashing roller derby action before the skates come off for the year. Come watch as the Volcano Vixens, Mauna Killahz, and Hilo Bay Bruisers battle it out in the triple-header season […]

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Paradise Roller Girls formed in 2010; Big Isle now boasts three leagues

Roller derby evolves into serious sport

Paradise Roller Girls formed in 2010; Big Isle now boasts three leagues

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Honey Badgers take third in ‘Battle of the Islands’

MEDIA RELEASE Paradise Roller Girls’ All-star team the Honey Badgers took third place in the June 28-29 Battle of the Islands derby tournament in Maui after defeating the Garden Isle Renegade Rollerz 172-112. “That game went really well,” Honey Badger Mealoha ‘Tsunamea’ Kraus said. “We were able to keep our heads level, work together, and […]

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Big Island Babes Junior Roller Derby summer session

Big Island Babes Junior Roller Derby summer session

MEDIA RELEASE On June 2, the Big Island Babes Junior Roller Derby league starts its summer session. For eight weeks, ending July 21, practices will be held Sundays at Wainaku gym (30 Aikane Loop). No experience is required and no cost for new participants. All new skaters are invited to learn the basics, noon-1 p.m. […]

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PRG season rolls out with triple-header

Special to Hawaii 24/7 by Anna ‘Illusion’ Kucharz Three of Hawaii’s preeminent roller derby teams meet face-to-face Saturday, May 18 at the Hilo Afook-Chinnen Civic Auditorium where they will vie for the top spot in the Paradise Roller Girls 2013 season opener. Come watch the Hilo Bay Bruisers, Mauna Killahz, and Volcano Vixens smash, block […]

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Derby triple header more than melee of madness (Nov. 24)

MEDIA RELEASE The upcoming Nov. 24 Paradise Roller Girls home teams triple header at the Afook Chinook Civic Auditorium in Hilo is more than just a melee of derby madness. There is order. And strategy, technique, talent, and a lot of hard work that takes place before the frenzied bouts can begin. But don’t miss […]

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Paradise Roller Girls' Honey Badgers and Roarin' Lauren Selden at the WildWest Showdown. (Photo courtesy of Paradise Roller Girls)

PRG Honey Badgers take second in Battle of the Islands 2

MEDIA RELEASE The Paradise Roller Girl’s Honey Badgers captured the number two spot in last week’s Battle of the Islands two day roller derby tournament on Oahu where eight teams from across Hawaii clashed in a frenzy of non-stop skating action. The Honey Badger’s were defeated in the exciting final moments of the championship bout […]

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Paradise Roller Girls skate-a-thon (Sept. 9)

MEDIA RELEASE Want to watch the Paradise Roller Girls push their physical endurance to the limit? Then make a pledge for the Sept. 9 Paradise Roller Girls’ Skate-A-Thon. The skate-a-thon is 9 a.m.-noon at the Wainaku Community Gym. The Big Island’s very own derby girls will sweat their butts off by skating as many derby-track […]

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Maui, Kauai sweep roller derby tourney

Hawaii 24/7 Staff Maui Roller Girls and Garden Island Renegade Rollers were the big winners Friday evening at the Battle of the Islands roller derby tournament. Battle of the Islands is a biannual event featuring teams and players from all the Hawaiian Islands. Friday’s tournament was the very first Battle of the Islands, hosted by […]

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Battle of the Islands State Roller Derby Tournament (July 14)

MEDIA RELEASE Paradise Roller Girls are hosting the first ever Battle of the Islands Roller Derby Tournament featuring women’s roller derby teams from all islands in an all-day tournament at the Hilo Edith Kanakaole Stadium. The first bout starts at 11 a.m. with the final bout starting at 7 p.m. Featuring: Paradise Roller Girls Honey […]

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