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At 11:36am on May 7, 2012, sandye said…

I want to go back to Honolulu next Spring 2013.  Beautiful place

 :)

At 10:56am on May 4, 2012, sandye said…

Aloha Dan, I enjoy my time in Honolulu.  I made two tennis friends (tourists) and played 5 matches at Kapiolani park.  Had a great time and hope to go back next year :)

 

At 12:37am on November 30, 2010, Mark / The Mayor said…
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At 11:10pm on May 22, 2010, Coach Dudley said…
Hi Dan. I live on the Mainland and have a group called Tri-Valley Tennis Assn in Northern California. Aloha to you and your members. One of the guys, is also a member of your group, Dr John Nguyen. Anyways, I was hoping to vacation Oahu this year to relax and see family. Wondering if i should pack my tennis racquets or just my guitar. In past visits, I would just meet with the locals at Kapiolani Park or Diamond Head Tennis Center. What do you have going on in the Islands? Mahalo. Dudleyk
At 11:33pm on January 13, 2009, Mark / The Mayor said…
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At 4:16pm on August 13, 2008, Scott Bellisle said…
Hey Dan,

Thanks again for stringing my racket so soon. Last night after I got home I went online and purchased 2 more liquid metal 8 rackets. They are both already strung with synthetic gut. I got them both with shipping and handling for approx $175 to my door.
I really wish I was able to string my own rackets. I couldn't believe how bad my back was killing from just standing there. Anyhow I hope your enjoying your time with Simon, he is a great kid. Both of your kids are real nice and play well. Ok bud see you sometime soon.

Caio for now,

Scotty B.
At 11:19am on June 28, 2008, RC said…
Hey Dan, just wanted to thank you for starting this group. Just wondering how to get people to play...it seems about 10% are willing to get out there and play, and the rest only had the courage to join the group. Oh well, if I'm ever on your side of the island I'll ask to play...thanks again.
At 1:52am on June 16, 2008, Scott Bellisle said…
Hey Dan,
Well, you know I broke my strings yesterday and of course you could imagine what had happened to my other racquet string today!!! So you know I am on eby right now for another racquet, so I wont be with out a racquet. Talk to you tomorrow and let me know if my other racquet is all strung and I will give you another to restring.

Caio buddy
At 1:55am on May 30, 2008, Scott Bellisle said…
Dan the man,

Yesterday was a great day for doubles after my 3 and a half hours of singles. Singles was great and the doubles was great with you, Gene and Jim. I wish it was us four every day, that would be nice. It would be easy to get my level back a lot faster. That last set I enjoyed with my fellow lefty, we came back and took care of business in the tie breaker. 7 straight points to finish them off. Anyhow hopefully you'll be around tomorrow or definitely saturday.

Later Buddy,

Scotty B.
At 2:30am on May 23, 2008, Scott Bellisle said…
Hey Dan I just thought to myself, I can't believe I haven't broke any strings in over 2 weeks or close to that anyhow. Not too bad. I do think this tension is working, but we can always adjust each new strings one lb less every time just to see. I do think these strings hit fine.

Later Dan the man,

Scotty B.
At 2:43am on May 21, 2008, Scott Bellisle said…
Hey Dan,
Today was definitely an easy day. I will try the same the next time I play to be as relatively consistant trying to keep the ball in play and the right shots. The net volleying really helped a lot. You know me, I usually miss most of my net shots and that really kills me so bad. Being competitive I beat the crap out of myself, noone has to critisize me, I do a # on myself already. Anyhow I would like to ge together anytime you want to practice. Most guys we play with say they want to practice, but actions speak loader than words.
It is funny Sean made a comment about my serve today about getting better. I alway thought I had a nice serve, it is just hard for me to be consistant in doubles.
I never needed a second serve, but now with my shoulder I really do swing hard, but with a little more topspin. Ok bud see you tomorrow before Dave's party at Cisco's Cantina.

Later Buddy,

Scotty B.
At 7:10am on May 17, 2008, Catherine said…
Thank you so much, Dan! It's so nice of you to enlighten me on what NTRP is! I'll read up on it!
At 12:55am on May 17, 2008, Scott Bellisle said…
Dan the man,

Too bad you weren't around today... You would have seen a gentle side of me I didn't know I had. I have never been known to be gentle Ben and It did feel good again to just go and have a nice time playing with everyone and just enjoying everything. It really was a wonderful day and close matches. I started hitting my two hand backhand yesterday and again today and had some pretty awesome shots, especially off Shawn's first serve. It still of course feels a little wierd, but I am trying to work through it and stick with it. It is not easy, but it sure feels good again to want someone to serve to my backhand. I know you wanted to work on a two handed backhand again. Let me know when you want a day to do it. Hopefully you will be there tomorrow morning. Lefty Dave is coming tomorrow and then his friends are having a party for him and his g/f in the afternoon before they leave to the mainland. Ok bud see you tomorrow.

Scotty B.
At 12:03pm on May 14, 2008, Scott Bellisle said…
Hey Dan the man,

How is my car doing? Let me know anytime you need someone to take her for a ride to the Northsore sometime, haha. Last time I took my friends g/f, I was like a kid in the sandbox. Sweet car always loved the Audi TT. Anyhow was curious what time you wanted to get together today for tennis? I would love to get out there earlier and practice before everyone else gets there. Perhaps we can try to get everyone to practice atleast one day a week like we discussed last week. We don't get any better unless we practice the things we need to.

Later Buddy,

Scotty B.
At 3:18pm on May 13, 2008, deborah said…
its indeed in the netherlands
At 1:02am on May 5, 2008, Scott Bellisle said…
Hello Dan,

Hey stranger, long timenow see, it has been atleast 4 hours, haha. Nice seeing you here. I would like to find mroe people to play with. Perhaps some singles. I really do have a hard time playing doubles with focus and all... But today was great.. Have a good one and see you soon.
Scotty B.
At 7:09pm on March 10, 2008, Liz said…
I play at Central Oahu mostly but am willing to play anywhere. Maybe the weekend would be better for us. Do you prefer doubles or singles? I'm trying to up my rating to 3.0, so any help from you would be greatly appreciated.
At 6:45pm on March 10, 2008, Liz said…
Aloha Dan

I happened upon Oahu Tennis Players because I'm looking for more people to hit with. Hope that's ok.
At 11:37am on February 29, 2008, deborah said…
its in the netherlands
At 11:39pm on February 20, 2008, Mark / The Mayor said…
Dan, thank you for starting the Oahu Group - you rock.
M

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