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Lighting the Torch Officer Paul Mangus

Special Olympics 50th Anniversary torch lighting lit off active lava flow

The Flame of Hope for the Troy Barboza Law Enforcement Torch Run was then lit off of the active lava flow.

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(L-R) Wyatt Kailli-Leong, Shea Nactor, athelete Daylan Toribio, Luke Watkins and Kupono Mata

Police and volunteers to raise money for Special Olympics

Tip-A-Cop is a coordinated project to raise awareness and funds for athletes of Special Olympics Hawaiʻi. During the project, off-duty officers, (Celebrity Servers), volunteer department employees and Special Olympics personnel will be greeting customers, waiting tables and serving patrons at participating restaurants.

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‘Cop on Top’ fundraiser for Special Olympics Hawaii underway at Hilo and Kona Wallmart

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.

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Cop On Top at the Hilo Walmart raising money for Special Olympics East Hawaii.

Cop on Top fundraiser (Sept. 12-14)

MEDIA RELEASE Local law enforcement officials will go above and beyond the call of duty as they rise to the challenge of raising funds and awareness for Special Olympics Hawaii’s 12th annual Cop on Top fundraiser from Sept. 12-14. Officers on Maui, Oahu, Hawaii Island and Kauai will spend their off duty time making themselves […]

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Success at Special Olympics Big Island Bocce competition

On July 20, athletes lined up to recite the Special Olympics oath before commencing soccer and bocce ball games on the south field of Kona’s Old Airport Park.

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July Ducks Fireworks (Photo courtesy of Queens' Marketplace)

Fireworks crown Queens’ Marketplace’s ‘Family Fourth’

MEDIA RELEASE Queens’ MarketPlace is where the Big Island wants to be on the 4th of July, when folks of all ages come out to play, shop, enjoy good food and great music all afternoon and evening—capped off with spectacular fireworks over Waikoloa Bowl. In the Coronation Pavilion five of the island’s favorite bands take […]

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Denise Lindsey: Lifting athletes to great heights

West Hawaii athletes earn 16 gold, six silver, four bronze, and four fourth-place medals at Summer Games

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Cops back on top for Special Olympics (Sept. 28-30)

MEDIA RELEASE Local law enforcement officials will take the high road, making themselves at home atop 14-foot scaffolding for three consecutive days, as they rise to the challenge of raising funds for Special Olympics Hawaii’s 11th annual Cop on Top fundraiser. Hawaii County police officers will eat, sleep and raise funds for Special Olympics athletes […]

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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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Help fuel Special Olympics athletes dreams Thursday and Friday (March 1-2)

Special Olympics is once again partnering with Tesoro Hawaii and the Police Department for Fueling Dreams. This fundraising event is from 6 a.m. to 6 p.m. March 1 at the Queen Kaahumanu Highway Tesoro, located across from Honokohau Small Boat Harbor in Kailua-Kona. The Hilo Fueling Dreams will be at the Bayfront Tesoro station March […]

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Special Olympics fundraiser puts athletes first and police up a scaffold

Cop on Top: Last day to chip in for Special Olympics

Special Olympics fundraiser puts athletes first and police up a scaffold

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Tenth annual Cop on Top fundraiser (Sept. 16 -18)

Tenth annual Cop on Top fundraiser (Sept. 16 -18)

MEDIA RELEASE Local law enforcement officials will be receiving tall orders as they rise to the challenge of raising funds for Special Olympics Hawaii’s 10th annual Cop on Top fundraiser. Officers will stake out the top of scaffoldings Sept. 16-18 to heighten awareness and raise funds for Special Olympics athletes across the state. This year […]

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Special Olympics East Hawaii Golf has added a new dimension to its 4th annual tournament on Sept. 11.

This year, Waimea Country Club will host the four-person scramble in which each group will have a Special Olympics athlete playing on the team.  Entry fee for this fundraiser is $150 per golfer.  Special Olympians will not pay.

East Hawaii Special Olympics golf challenge coming up September 11

Special Olympics East Hawaii Golf has added a new dimension to its 4th annual tournament on Sept. 11. This year, Waimea Country Club will host the four-person scramble in which each group will have a Special Olympics athlete playing on the team. Entry fee for this fundraiser is $150 per golfer. Special Olympians will not […]

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Louie Perry III is greeted by Mayor Billy Kenoi (left) and County Councilman Fred Blas (right) and well-wishers at Hilo airport on July 6, 2011.

Perry brings home gold medals from Athens, Greece

Louie Perry III is greeted by Mayor Billy Kenoi (left) and County Councilman Fred Blas (right) and well-wishers at Hilo airport on July 6, 2011.

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