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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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Police officers, personnel and Tesoro employees provide fill gas and wash windows to raise funds for Special Olympics on the Big Island.

Fueling Dreams for Special Olympics

Police officers, personnel and Tesoro employees provide fill gas and wash windows to raise funds for Special Olympics on the Big Island.

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Special Olympics West Hawaii traveled to Oahu May 27-29 to compete in the 2011 State Summer Games.

Special Olympics West Hawaii brings home gold, silver and bronze medals

Special Olympics West Hawaii traveled to Oahu May 27-29 to compete in the 2011 State Summer Games.

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On Saturday (April 9), runners and walkers will be on the road in Keaau approximately 8 a.m. and 8:30 a.m. On Sunday (April 10), participants will be on the road between approximately 9 a.m. and 10 a.m. in Kona for the 2011 Troy Barboza Law Enforcement Torch Run/Walk for Special Olympics.

Troy Barboza Torch Run this weekend in Keaau and Kona

On Saturday (April 9), runners and walkers will be on the road in Keaau approximately 8 a.m. and 8:30 a.m. On Sunday (April 10), participants will be on the road between approximately 9 a.m. and 10 a.m. in Kona for the 2011 Troy Barboza Law Enforcement Torch Run/Walk for Special Olympics.

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Special Olympics West Hawaii, Tesoro Hawaii, Hawaii Police Department and volunteers will be filling tanks from 6 a.m. to 6 p.m. Sept. 30 and Oct. 1 at the Tesoro on Queen Kaahumanu Highway, which is across from the Honokohau Small Boat Harbor.

Tesoro is hosting “Fueling Dreams” events statewide at 12 gas stations to raise money for Special Olympics, a year-round program of sports training and competitions for people with intellectual disabilities. Last year, the event raised nearly $4,000.

Fill-up and fuel a dream in Kona Thursday and Friday

Special Olympics West Hawaii, Tesoro Hawaii, Hawaii Police Department and volunteers will be filling tanks from 6 a.m. to 6 p.m. Sept. 30 and Oct. 1 at the Tesoro on Queen Kaahumanu Highway, which is across from the Honokohau Small Boat Harbor. Tesoro is hosting “Fueling Dreams” events statewide at 12 gas stations to raise […]

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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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Hawaii County police officers spent a few days on the roof of Safeway in Hilo to raise funds for Special Olympics in Hawaii. Saturday (May 1) was the final day of the fundraiser.

Cops raise funds for Special Olympics

Hawaii County police officers spent a few days on the roof of Safeway in Hilo to raise funds for Special Olympics in Hawaii. Saturday (May 1) was the final day of the fundraiser.

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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 and volunteers will carry the “Flame of Hope” through the streets of Kailua-Kona Sunday, April 11, 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 the world. It begins at 9 a.m. at First Hawaiian Bank in the Lanihau Shopping Center.

Barboza Torch Run preceeds Special Olympics powerlifting competition

The Hawaii Police Department and volunteers will carry the “Flame of Hope” through the streets of Kailua-Kona Sunday, April 11, 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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Special Olympics West Hawaii is hosting a softball tournament from 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. Sunday, March 28, at the Old Kona Airport fields, located behind the Kona Community Aquatics Center.

Special Olympics hosting softball tourney in Kona Sunday (March 28)

Special Olympics West Hawaii is hosting a softball tournament from 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. Sunday, March 28, at the Old Kona Airport fields, located behind the Kona Community Aquatics Center.

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Special Olympics West Hawaii will have its Kick-Off 2010 barbecue from 1:30 to 5 p.m. Sunday, Jan. 31, at Kahaluu Beach Park. Anyone interested in learning more about Special Olympics, what the organization does and who it serves are welcome to attend. There will also be sign-ups for Spring sports (swimming, softball/t-ball, powerlifting, track and field), handing out 2009 yearbooks, and yearly awards.

Special Olympics hosts barbecue, holds sign-ups for Spring sports

Special Olympics West Hawaii will have its Kick-Off 2010 barbecue from 1:30 to 5 p.m. Sunday, Jan. 31, at Kahaluu Beach Park. Anyone interested in learning more about Special Olympics, what the organization does and who it serves are welcome to attend. There will also be sign-ups for Spring sports (swimming, softball/t-ball, powerlifting, track and […]

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Special Olympics West Hawaii is looking for coaches and volunteers for its Spring sports season. Athletes will be competing in swimming, softball and t-ball, powerlifting and track and field from February to May. Coaches will be trained at no cost. Special Olympics West Hawaii is a year-round program of sports training and competitions for individuals with intellectual disabilities.

Special Olympics seeks volunteers and coaches

Special Olympics West Hawaii is looking for coaches and volunteers for its Spring sports season. Athletes will be competing in swimming, softball and t-ball, powerlifting and track and field from February to May. Coaches will be trained at no cost. Special Olympics West Hawaii is a year-round program of sports training and competitions for individuals […]

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Police raising money for Special Olympics Thursday at Safeway stores

Police raising money for Special Olympics Thursday at Safeway stores

MEDIA RELEASE Officers from the Hawaii Police Department will climb atop Safeway stores in both Hilo and Kona at 6 a.m. Thursday (September 3) to raise money for the Special Olympics. The goal during the “2009 Cop on Top for Special Olympics” project is to stay on the roofs around the clock until 2 p.m. […]

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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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