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Bus 'A Move Special Olympics West Hawaii 2018 event. 10 person teams compete on pulling a 46k pound Roberts Hawaii Motor Coach Bus the fastest at the Kona Commons Saturday, September 15, 2018. Photo courtesy of David O. Baldwin

Bus ‘A Move Special Olympics West Hawaii 2018 fundraiser

Ten person teams compete on pulling a 46,000 pound Roberts Hawaii motor coach bus the fastest at the Kona Commons shopping center.

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Brawn vs. Bus to raise funds for Special Olympics West Hawaii

Teams gathered at Keauhou Shopping Center to show who had the muscle beyond the madness of pulling a Hawaii County Hele-On bus Saturday (April 21).

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Special Olympics West Hawaii athletes, unified partners and volunteers interested in learning or competing in bocce ball should attend the sport’s first practice, from 3:15 to 5 p.m. June 8 at Pualani Estates park.

This ancient game, dating back to the Roman Empire, closely resembles bowling. It requires skill, strategy and a little luck.

Special Olympics West Hawaii bocce ball practice starts Tuesday (June 8)

Special Olympics West Hawaii athletes, unified partners and volunteers interested in learning or competing in bocce ball should attend the sport’s first practice, from 3:15 to 5 p.m. June 8 at Pualani Estates park. This ancient game, dating back to the Roman Empire, closely resembles bowling. It requires skill, strategy and a little luck.

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Due to a change of management at Safeway in Kailua-Kona, Cop On Top, an annual fundraiser for Special Olympics West Hawaii, will now be held in the Spring instead of in the Fall.

The event will start at 6 a.m. Thursday, April 29, and conclude in the afternoon of Saturday, May 1. During those three days, local police officers will live on scaffolding in front of Safeway on Henry Street, rallying support and dropping buckets below to those passing by for donations to SOWH.

Special Olympics fundraiser in Kona (April 29-May 1)

Due to a change of management at Safeway in Kailua-Kona, Cop On Top, an annual fundraiser for Special Olympics West Hawaii, will now be held in the Spring instead of in the Fall. The event will start at 6 a.m. Thursday, April 29, and conclude in the afternoon of Saturday, May 1. During those three […]

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The Hawaii Police Department will reach new heights next month to support Special Olympics West Hawaii, a year-round program dedicated to helping children and adults with intellectual disabilities improve their quality of life through sports.

For Cop On Top, local police officers will spend held Sept. 3 through Sept. 5 in the air on scaffolding at the Safeway on Henry Street in Crossroads Center in Kailua-Kona. They will rally support and drop buckets below to those passing by for donations to SOWH.

Local cops go on top for Special Olympics West Hawaii

The Hawaii Police Department will reach new heights next month to support Special Olympics West Hawaii, a year-round program dedicated to helping children and adults with intellectual disabilities improve their quality of life through sports. For Cop On Top, local police officers will spend held Sept. 3 through Sept. 5 in the air on scaffolding […]

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Dine at Denny's Sunday to support Special Olympics West Hawaii

Dine at Denny’s Sunday to support Special Olympics West Hawaii

MEDIA RELEASE What local nonprofit organization provides sports training, on- and off-island competitions and receives no state or federal funding? What group is entirely run by volunteers and does not charge the participants and the participant’s families any training or travel expenses? If you guessed Special Olympics West Hawaii, you would be correct. Hawaii Island […]

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Special Olympics West Hawaii seeks volunteers for fundraiser

Special Olympics West Hawaii seeks volunteers for fundraiser

Police officers, Special Olympics West Hawaii and Tesoro will be filling tanks April 2 and April 3 at the Tesoro on Queen Kaahumanu Highway across from the Honokohau Small Boat Harbor. Tesoro is hosting this event to raise money for SOWH, a year-round program of sports training and competitions for people with intellectual disabilities. Volunteers […]

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Special Olympics hosts Big Island softball tournament

Special Olympics hosts Big Island softball tournament

MEDIA RELEASE Six Special Olympics teams from Kona, Hilo and Honokaa will compete in the Big Island softball tournament April 11 at the fields behind the Kona Community Aquatic Center on Kuakini Highway. Through this competition, teams qualify for the Summer Games held at the University of Hawaii-Manoa from May 29 to May 30. Summer […]

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Special Olympics West Hawaii announces spring schedule

The spring sports season is underway and practices begin Wednesday, Feb. 4 for Special Olympics West Hawaii participants.  * Softball and T-Ball are 3-4:30 p.m. Wednesdays and Fridays at the Old Kona Airport Park’s baseball field. * Swimming is 5-6 p.m. Wednesdays and Fridays at the Kona Community Aquatic Center. * Powerlifting is 5:15-6:15 p.m. […]

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