Thank you all very much! My twins had a wonderful time & enjoyed every minute of that day! I was so happy to listen to all their stories of who they met & who was at the clinic! It was such a positive experience that I know will last them a lifetime.....
(parent of Lassen & Laysen Bush)
Kurt and Renee Suzuki, along with many generous sponsors, hosted the Fuiawa family's children to participate in the Kurt Suzuki-All Pono baseball clinic. Keola Fuiawa is involved in the Wounded Warrior Program after injuring his back in Afghanistan.
We can't thank you enough for giving us the opportunity for that great experience. I got to see so many of my school friends. I didn't realize until I got there that Coach Viela was part of this. Noah's head coach is a dear friend of his. (They dormed at the University together.) Besides coaching Noah's Cal Ripken team he is also the head coach of Iolani H.S. baseball. It was also so good to see my dear friend Wendy Shishido. Haven't seen her since college. However, we were friends since Kindergarten. Of course, Kahai ( her husband) was always the allstar athlete when we were at Baldwin. I was not surprised that they were there to support this event. It was so humbling to listen to Kurt talk about his family and his mentor (Coach Shishido). I'm sure that every child that day learned about persistence and perseverance.
I want to take this time to Thank You and the Suzuki Ohana for their time and wonderful hospitality. I've heard nothing but wonderful comments on the clinic. Truly the participants really enjoyed themselves, excited to have seen/meet Kurt and learned more on the foundamentals of baseball.
I've had a parent say "I hope Kurt will do this again next year". It was great to see players from Molokai and Lanai join in and more importantly the military family.
Thank you again for all the hard work in such a successful clinic.
Thank you Kurt on behalf of our family. Our son Aden really enjoyed himself. We think it’s wonderful that Kurt comes back to Maui to give back to the community that helped him get to where he is and he is a good role model for our kids.
Craig Kinoshita and family
Aloha & Mahalo, for such a wonderful day. My children enjoyed themselves and came away with a new experience that they will carry with them always. To Kurt Suzuki & his family, the All Pono organization, and ALL the contributors who made this happen for the keiki of Maui, AMAZING JOB! God Bless You All---
I wanted to Thank You, Kurt Suzuki and his family, the All Pono organization and All the coaches and Volunteers that help put the Clinic together. My son Ethan had a GREAT time. He enjoyed all the stations. It was great seeing all the kids having fun. I didn't know what to expect but saw it was well organized and ran very well. Excellent! I thought it was a great turnout. We're definitely hoping it will be offered again next year.
Thank you again for letting Axel sign-up so late in the week. He had a great time at the clinic, and he could hardly believe, that there was a A's ballcap and a powerband bracelet in the goodie bag. We will be sure and attend, if you have the event next year.
On behalf of our family (Todd and Kim; sons Erik and Owen), we would like to thank your organization for an outstanding experience for our 14 Moloka'i boys. Erik, our 12yo son, could not wait to share with us his experiences on Saturday night (after the ferry ride). My 7yo son, Owen, now hopes to attend this camp in the future.
Erik has dreamed about being a MLB player for many years and it was a thrill for him to work-out at such a top-notch camp with wonderful coaches and meet/talk story with Kurt Suzuki. Erik did mention that he wanted to tell Kurt that he has seen him play three times at Fenway Park in Boston, including the Jim Rice game (numbered retired) in July 2010 and a game in June 2011 (note: my husband grew up in Maine and is a rabid Boston Red Sox fan).
Please let us know who we can send an acknowledgement letter. MAHALO again! This was an awesome day for our son!!!
Kimberly Mikami Svetin
Thanks to you and Kurt Suzuki & his family for putting on a great clinic for.the kids. My son Brysen Fukutomi really enjoyed himself and also all of the goodies he received. Thank you again for all of your hard work.
Darryl, Dawn & Brysen Fukutomi
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It was a blast for Rielyn to be part of the event, receiving all the free gifts and getting to meet Kurt. Thanks to the Suzuki’s, the All Pono, and everyone that helped and thank you for the coordination. It will be a day to remember.
We can't thank you enough for sponsoring and making the arrangments for us to attend the Kurt Suzuki Baseball Clinic this past Saturday. We are all so proud to have this opportuinty to meet a Major League baseball player who happens to be from our own Maui County!!! What an inspiration to all of us!!!
A big mahalo to Kurt Suzuki and everyone involved in putting on such a wonderful and organized clinic. My son had such a great time. The first words out of his mouth as we were leaving the stadium was "can I go to this clinic again next year?" Thank you again for giving the children of Maui this awesome opportunity.
We would like to thank Kurt and Renee Suzuki, and their entire family, for their support of the Nephcure Foundation. Like Renee's sister, our daughter, Gianna, was diagnosed with the rare kidney disease, FSGS, and she will eventualy need a transplant. With the help of amazing people like The Suzuki's, we are hopeful that a cure will be found. Thank you Kurt and Renee, for everything you have done and continue to do. You are truly angel's in our fight against FSGS.
Steve, Linda, and Gianna Haycox