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Kona Relay for Life pulls in more than $100,000

Hundreds of walkers stroll through the night to fight cancer

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ACS 100th anniversary fundraiser (March 30)

MEDIA RELEASE The American Cancer Society – Hawaii Island hosts “Hope Gala – Hawaii” on March 30 at the Hapuna Beach Prince Hotel, in celebration of the organization’s 100th birthday. The event will raise funds to save more lives through local patient programs and services, cutting-edge research, education and advocacy. “We all know someone whose […]

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American Cancer Society: 100 years of hope

MEDIA RELEASE After a century spent fighting one of the humanity’s most frightening diseases, the American Cancer Society, which celebrates its 100th birthday this year, can point to many land- mark achievements, including research grants totaling more than $3.8 billion since 1946 and support for the work of forty-six Nobel Prize winning scientists in their […]

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Great American Smokeout (Nov. 15)

MEDIA RELEASE Community organizations celebrate the American Cancer Society’s 37th annual Great American Smokeout. Held Nov. 15, the Great American Smokeout is an annual nationwide event created by the American Cancer Society to encourage smokers to start their New Year’s resolution a little early and designate Nov. 15 as the day to quit smoking or […]

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Kona Community Hospital will be hosting “It’s Time to Go Cold Turkey!” - a free smoking cessation seminar with guest speakers Pat Fleck from the Coalition of a Tobacco-Free Hawaii and Cecily Nago of the American Cancer Society. The educational seminar will take place Monday, November 21 from Noon to 1 p.m. at Kona Community Hospital’s Conference Room 2. They will provide resources and tips for those who would like to quit smoking during this Thanksgiving season, or for those who have loved ones that they would like to encourage to stop.

Kona Community Hospital hosting quit smoking event

Kona Community Hospital will be hosting “It’s Time to Go Cold Turkey!” – a free smoking cessation seminar with guest speakers Pat Fleck from the Coalition of a Tobacco-Free Hawaii and Cecily Nago of the American Cancer Society. The educational seminar will take place Monday, November 21 from Noon to 1 p.m. at Kona Community […]

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Pau Hana 10K run, 5K walk results

Pau Hana 10K run, 5K walk results

The Pau Hana Sunset 10km Fun Run & Walk overall winners were Billy Barnett of Volcano and Rani Tanimoto of Kona. The event, sponsored by K-Swiss and the Mauna Lani Bay Hotel, was a benefit for the West Hawaii Chapter of the American Cancer Society. For complete results, click on the button below:  

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Mauna Lani Bay, K-Swiss kick off benefit run (Sept. 30)

Mauna Lani Bay, K-Swiss kick off benefit run (Sept. 30)

MEDIA RELEASE The Mauna Lani Bay Hotel & Bungalows hosts the inaugural K-Swiss Pau Hana Sunset 10km Fun Run & Walk 5 p.m. Friday, Sept. 30 – a benefit for the West Hawaii Chapter of the American Cancer Society. The event, which is taking place on Mauna Lani’s world-famous Francis H. Ii Brown North golf […]

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Video from the 19th Annual Relay for Life at Francis Wong Stadium in Hilo held Saturday and Sunday (July 16-17).

Survivors, caregivers, volunteers and those lost to cancer honored at Relay for LIfe in Hilo

Video from the 19th Annual Relay for Life at Francis Wong Stadium in Hilo held Saturday and Sunday (July 16-17).

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Last chance for Cattle Barons' Ball tickets

Last chance for Cattle Barons’ Ball tickets

MEDIA RELEASE The Mauna Lani Bay Hotel & Bungalows hosts Hawaii’s inaugural Cattle Barons’ Ball, a Western-themed evening benefiting the West Hawaii Chapter of the American Cancer Society 5:30-10 p.m. Saturday, April 16. The event will feature entertainment, fresh local cuisine, drinks, gaming, various fun competitions and activities, dancing, a live and silent auction and […]

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The 7th Annual American Cancer Society Relay For Life of Waimea, set to begin at 5:00pm on Saturday, October 2, with the survivors dinner followed by the first lap at 6:30pm through 6:30am Sunday, October 3, 2010 at Anderson Arena, mile maker 51 on Mamalahoa Hwy heading towards Honokaa.

American Cancer Society Relay For Life Waimea and Luminaria Ceremony Saturday-Sunday (Oct 2-3)

The 7th Annual American Cancer Society Relay For Life of Waimea, set to begin at 5:00pm on Saturday, October 2, with the survivors dinner followed by the first lap at 6:30pm through 6:30am Sunday, October 3, 2010 at Anderson Arena, mile maker 51 on Mamalahoa Hwy heading towards Honokaa.

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The American Cancer Society Relay For Life of Waimea is October 2 and 3, 2010 at the Anderson Arena, Mamalahoa Highway near mile maker 51. Team Captain Meetings, Cancer Survivor Tea Party and the Luminaria Ceremony in September and October.

Waimea Relay For Life meetings and events in September and October

The American Cancer Society Relay For Life of Waimea is October 2 and 3, 2010 at the Anderson Arena, Mamalahoa Highway near mile maker 51. Team Captain Meetings, Cancer Survivor Tea Party and the Luminaria Ceremony in September and October.

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The American Cancer Society has received a $5,000 grant from Hawaii Electric Light Company (HELCO) to support its Relay for Life events on the Big Island.

“HELCO is very proud to be able to support such an important community event,” said HELCO President Jay Ignacio. “Relay for Life not only educates participants on cancer prevention and wellness. It also brings our community together in the spirit of giving, hope, and remembrance.”

American Cancer Society awarded grant from Hawaii Electric Light Company

The American Cancer Society has received a $5,000 grant from Hawaii Electric Light Company (HELCO) to support its Relay for Life events on the Big Island. “HELCO is very proud to be able to support such an important community event,” said HELCO President Jay Ignacio. “Relay for Life not only educates participants on cancer prevention […]

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'Look Good Feel Better' at Kona Community Hospital

‘Look Good Feel Better’ at Kona Community Hospital

MEDIA RELEASE   Kona Community Hospital is participating in the “Look Good Feel Better” program sponsored by the American Cancer Society.   Through this program, an ACS representative and a licensed cosmetologist will lead small groups through practical, hands-on beauty experiences.   Women who are receiving chemotherapy or radiation treatments learn about make-up techniques, skin […]

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Kona, Kohala hospitals offer new cancer service

Kona, Kohala hospitals offer new cancer service

MEDIA RELEASE Kona Community Hospital and Kohala Hospital, in collaboration with American Cancer Society, has a new community feature to ACS Days.  It includes an informational booth for the entire community about a specific cancer each month (i.e. Breast Cancer Awareness Month in October will feature breast cancer information) and a representative to answer questions. […]

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