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

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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 www.charitywalkhawaii.org