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09.Jun.2017 Special Olympics Unified Softball team “Green Machine”

It was a hot, breezy and dusty day of grounders, grinders and fly balls during the Special Olympics State Summer Games on Oahu June 2nd thru 4th. The Unified Softball team from West Hawaii “Green Machine” gave it their all, but had to settle for 5th place in some hard-hitting competition. If your wondering “What […]

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08.Jun.2017 Powerlifters Reign at State Summer Games!!!

“POWER to the LIFTERS” Big Island Special Olympics Athletes competed at the Special Olympics State Summer Games at the University of Hawaii June 3rd and 4th. Special Olympics Athletes from around the State competed in Swimming, Track & Field, Unified Softball, Powerlifting and Individual Softball Skills. Here are the results from the Powerlifters. The West […]

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11.May.2017 Hawaii Army National Guard supporting Special Olympics West Hawaii

The Hawaii Army National Guard came together in full force to help support Special Olympics West Hawaii at the annual Troy Barboza Law Enforcement Torch Run in Kona on May 7, 2017.  Thank you to Bernard Garcia of the Hawaii Army National Guard for coordinating his group on our big event!!!!  Mahalo!!!

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10.May.2017 Law Enforcement Torch Run “MC’s” for Special Olympics West Hawaii

Lyman Medeiros and Special Olympics West Hawaii Athlete and Global Messenger Joshua Goetz, pose together before the the Law Enforcement Torch Run and Opening Ceremonies of the Special Olympics Regional Softball Tournament on Sunday May 7, 2017.

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17.Aug.2015 “Cop on Top” Major Fundraiser for Special Olympics West Hawaii

Cop On Top is a 3 day event going on at Wal-Mart stores August 27, 28 & 29 to raise funds for Special Olympics Hawaii programs. Wal-Mart stores and Hawai’I Law Enforcement Officers donate time, space, manpower, products and funds to make this event successful. Officers, volunteering on their own time, will sit up on […]

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03.Mar.2012 Extra! Extra! Read all about it: Fueling Dreams makes the Front Page!

Thanks to West Hawaii Today and Reporter Chelsea Jensen for the fantastic coverage about Fueling Dreams, which appeared Friday, March 1, on the newspaper’s front page! Not only did Chelsea write an awesome story, she took great photos. View the story on the newspaper’s Web site or by clicking here. Enjoy this excerpt: Special Olympics West […]

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20.Sep.2010 Fall sports begin

Special Olympics West Hawaii has announced sports practices for the Fall season, which ends with the much-anticipated Holiday Classic State Games Dec. 4 and 5 on Oahu. Bowling practice is from 12:15 to 2:45 p.m. Sundays at KBXtreme in Kailua-Kona. Basketball practice is from 3 to 4:30 p.m. Mondays and Thursdays at Kekuaokalani Gym in […]

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15.Feb.2010 Practice schedule for 2010 Spring sports

T-BALL& SOFTBALL – Occurs from 3:15 to 4:45 p.m. Tuesdays and Thursdays at the Old Kona Airport ball field, located on Kuakini Highway in Kailua-Kona. – First practice is Feb. 16. SWIMMING – Occurs from 5 to 6 p.m. Tuesdays and Thursday at Kona Community Aquatics Center, located on Kuakini Highway in Kailua-Kona. – First […]

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More photos from 2010 kickoff barbecue

West Hawaii Today freelance photographer Tad Kapa Humble took the following photo at the annual kickoff barbecue at Kahaluu Beach Park. His images appeared in the Feb. 2, 2010, edition of West Hawaii Today. See more of his fantastic photos taken that day by visiting the West Hawaii Today’s Web site, www.westhawaiitoday.com, or click here.

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