2016 Hawaii Parkinson Walk

Saturday, October 22, 2016

Benefiting HAWAII PARKINSON ASSOCIATION

The Hawaii Parkinson Walk is an annual fundraiser for Hawaii Parkinson Association (HPA) and helps raise awareness about Parkinson's disease and funds to support those living with Parkinson's and their caregivers in Hawaii. The Walk will be held Saturday, October 22 from 9am-Noon. This fun and FREE event is for all ages and abilities! It features a 3k walk, live entertainment, kid zone, health fair, exercises for all age and ability, and prizes to the top fundraisers. You can register individually or with a team.  Participants are encouraged to ask friends, family, classmates and co-workers to sponsor their participation in the event by making a tax deductible donation to HPA.

Volunteer opportunities: We have many volunteer positions too! Please sign-up in the Volunteer category. 

TO SIGN-UP as a Walker/Participant or Volunteer, simply click the green "Join Now" button to the right. Or click here for a registration form you can mail in. 

TO MAKE A DONATION in support of the Hawaii Parkinson Association or in support of a registered participant, simply click the green "Donate" button to the right.

EVENT SCHEDULE: SATURDAY, OCTOBER 22, 2016 at Honolulu Hale Civic Grounds, 9am-Noon
9:00am: Registration, Community Resource Tent, Exercise Tent and Food Booths open! Food vendors, Bonfire Pizza Company and Rooted Catering, will have delicious breakfast and lunch items for sale. Mini Parkinson's-focused exercise classes held every half hour until noon in the tent behind the main stage (Smarty Dance, Tai Chi, Club Step and LSVT classes).
9:20am: Hula and other warm-up exercises begin on the stage - all are welcome to join in!
10:00am: 3k walk begins below balloon archway. Exercise Tent continues to feature alternate Parkinson's-focused mini-classes.
10:45am: Prize giveaways and top fundraisers announced from stage
11:00am: Live music on the stage
Noon: Mahalo for supporting us! Event ends.
NOTE: If you are volunteering, your shift start time will be arranged directly with the Volunteer Manager. Shift times vary with some beginning as early as 7am. 

FREE PARKING: Free parking is available in the underground parking lot (entrance on South Beretania Street). You can park in any of the non-reserved stalls. We have also reserved the street parking in front of the event on South King Street, and we will mark several spaces as handicapped. You must have a handicapped permit/sticker to park there. There is also a wide space directly in front of the event on South King Street where you can pull over and drop people off before you proceed to the parking lot. 

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