Archive for the "Fundraisers" Category

15.Aug.2017 “MUSCLE THROW DOWN”

Support your local Special Olympics by forming a team of 10 and pull a Roberts Hawaii Motor Coach Bus on Saturday September 16th at Kona Commons. All funds raised stays right here in West Hawaii. 3 ways to WIN… Fastest time, Lowest Combined Body Weight, and Most Enthusiastic Team. Event T-Shirts will be given to […]

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14.Aug.2017 ‘Cop on Top’ fundraiser for Special Olympics starts Thursday (Aug 17)

MEDIA RELEASE Once again, the Hawai‘i Police Department is proud to sponsor the 14th annual “Cop on Top” fundraiser for Special Olympics Hawai‘i. This event will be held in East and West Hawai‘i at the Hilo and Kona Walmart Stores on (August 17), 7 a.m., to (August 19), 3 p.m. For three straight days, law […]

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02.Sep.2015 “Bus-A-Move” Bus Pull Throwdown 9/26/15

Saturday September 26, 2015, Special Olympics West-Hawaii will host their “Bus’ a Move” Throw Down Bus Pull competition at Kona Commons. Get your team of 10 ready by to PULL a Roberts Hawaii Charter Bus! Teams have 3 categories to win, Fastest Pull, Lowest Combined weight, and an award will be given to the most […]

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01.Jun.2012 June 9 golf tournament helps SOWH

The first-ever “Swingin’ for Special Olympics” charity golf tournament raises money for Special Olympics West Hawaii, a nonprofit that provides year-round sports training and athletic competition for children and adults with intellectual disabilities. SOWH serves athletes, their families and community from Kohala through Kona to Ka’u. Held Saturday, June 9, at the Kona Country Club Alii […]

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09.May.2012 Bus pull raises $1,500 for SOWH

Ten teams raised $1,5000 for Special Olympics West Hawaii at the first-ever Great Alii Power Pull. Held April 21 at the Keauhou Shopping Center, the event featured teams, consisting of 10 people, who pulled a 48,600-pound Hele-On bus. They represented Hawaiian Electric Light Co., Konawaena High School, Konawaena High School Class of 1986, Humpy’s Big Island Alehouse, Hawaii […]

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06.May.2012 Letter from SOWH Area Director

Aloha gang, We’ve had a great spring! We just completed our Great Alii Hele-On Bus Pull, the  annual First Hawaiian Law Enforcement Torch Run, as well as all four of our area competitions for swimming, track, softball/T-ball and powerlifting. Thanks for your tremendous support of our athletes and our Special Olympics West Hawaii program. SOWH […]

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28.Apr.2012 Torch Run, powerlifting tournament happening April 29

The Hawaii Police Department and volunteers will carry the “Flame of Hope” through the streets of Kailua-Kona Sunday, April 29, in an effort to raise awareness and funds for Special Olympics athletes. This event, known as the Troy Barboza Law Enforcement Torch Run for Special Olympics, is a tradition in the law enforcement community around […]

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Volunteers, donations needed at softball tournament

Eight Hawaii Island Special Olympics teams will be competing in the annual softball and T-ball tournament from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. on Saturday, April 28, at Old Kona Airport Park’s fields. This is a qualifier to participate in the much-anticipated upcoming Summer Games on Oahu, where more than 1,000 athletes will compete. Volunteers and […]

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09.Mar.2012 Contestants to pull bus, raise money for SOWH

Special Olympics West Hawaii is hosting its first-ever Great Ali’i Power Pull April 21 at the Keauhou Shopping Center. Get your team of 10 ready to PULL the HELE-ON BUS! In prior years Special Olympics used a fire truck, but this year for the first time, they will be using the HELE-ON Bus! Teams have three categories to […]

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