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36th Annual Hawaii Island Visitor Industry Charity Walk is May 10

The 36th Annual Hawaiii Island Visitor Industry Charity Walk will be at the Mauna Lani Resort on Saturday, May 10, beginning at 6:45 a.m. for runners and 7 a.m. for walkers.

The run/walk will conclude at The Shops at Mauna Lani with entertainment and food stations featuring the culinary creations of Mauna Lani Bay Hotel & Bungalows, The Fairmont Orchid, Hawaii, Waikoloa Beach Marriott, Mauna Kea Resort, Four Seasons Hualalai, Hilton Waikoloa, Tommy Bahama’s Restaurant & Bar, and Hilton Grand Vacations. Participants will also be treated to the award-winning services of DJ Tiger of Tiger Jones Production and keiki 5-12 will recieve complimentary 4D Movies at the Great 4-D Movie Ride at The Shops at Mauna Lani. This year, the island-wide goal is to raise $300,000 for Hawaii Island charities and non-profit organizations.

The Charity Walk is a statewide event on Hawaii Island, Kauai, Lanai, Maui, Molokai and Oahu in May. In 2013, 14,700 walkers raised more than $1,710,000 to help local charities. Since its inception in 1978, over $26 million has been raised, which has helped hundreds of local charities throughout the state.

A minimum donation of $35 per adult and $25 per child under the age of 18 is requested. For more information or pledge forms, visit