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Kaho`omiki continues to proudly
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The Aloha State Games are an
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The Hawaii Senior Olympics
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Mahalo – 2015 Keiki Great Aloha Run

Posted by Kahoomiki

The 2015 Keiki Great Aloha Run got off with a bang as 2,100 participants ran in this fun run.  Although rains preceded and followed the run, the weather during the event cooperated and it was clear and dry.  Besides being fun for the keiki and promoting healthy habits, the event raised $31,000 which will be donated to 130 public and private schools to support nutrition and physical education programs.

This event could not be possible without our generous sponsors, fabulous community partners and awesome volunteers.  While not a complete listing, we would like to Thank the following:

Kaiser Permanente – Mahalo for serving as the Title Sponsor and continuing your support of this event. Your investment in our keiki is greatly appreciated.

UnitedHealthCare – Mahalo for your whole-hearted support as a new Major Sponsor.  Your investment allowed us to expand the run, fund a part-time staffing position, and continue the tradition of promoting healthy lifestyles .  Everyone enjoyed Dr. Hound grooving onstage!

Kokua Hawaii Foundation – Your provision of a watering station and generous donation of reusable tote bags and refillable water bottles, added important educational messages to our participants to be kind to the “aina” and be plastic-free.

McDonald’s Restaurants of Hawaii, Meadow Gold Dairies, Cliff Kids – Thank you for your generous donation of over 2,000 products each for the healthy breakfasts!!!  Your mascots added excitement to the run.

McKinley High School Track team, Basketball team, and Cheerleading squad – Your students were FABULOUS in assisting with the course logistics, serving as course marshals, and providing energetic cheers!

Hawaii 5210, Let’s Go – Terrific partnership.  Mahalo for promoting healthy eating and active living through the message of Hawaii 5210.  We appreciated your help to promote the event and to share your super student interns.

Anna Koethe – Thanks for stepping in and helping to coordinate the calendar notices to the media.  Due to your efforts, Hawaii News Now and KITV provided television coverage.

Joan Davis - Mahalo for all you do… your experience in invaluable.

• Interns, Erica Edrada and Jaimee Tabangay, for helping in many aspects of the event, especially the monumental task of inputting the registrations.    Shane Williams for helping on the day of the event with hanging banners and much more.

HAHPERD – Thank you for an AWESOME turnout to staff the Packet Pickup and T-shirt distribution. Your partnership is vital to the event. Mahalo!

U.H. Food Science & Human Nutrition Council team – Yay!  Your handling of the breakfast distribution was FANTASTIC!

Hawaii Child Nutrition Programs – Thanks for your valuable help.

E Ola Koa, KES Dance Fitness Team and Street Jamz WeRkOuT and the Hawaii 5210 dancers – Your warm-ups for the runners was PURRfect.

YMCA of Honolulu – Many Mahalos to the members of the Tai Chi classes and the teens in Club Mid for preparing the packets; your many hands might light of a huge task!!!  Mahalo to the Metropolitan YMCA for helping to promote the event.  Mahalo to Chris Aoki for his graphics skills that created this year’s beautiful t-shirt design.

Great Aloha Run team – Thank you Claire and Brent for the partnership and overarching support.

•  KGAR Planning Committee Members – Thank you for helping to attend to all the pre-event planning details that resulted in a smooth event.

•  Kahoʻomiki Board Members – Mark Zeug and Donna Ede for your stellar engagement in all phases.  Colby Takeda for your videotaping of the event.  Anna Koethe for coordinating the press releases.

PSE: Pacific Sporting Events – Your responsive assistance with the online registrations was topnotch.

City and County of Honolulu, Honolulu Police Department and Department of Transportation Services- Your support made this run a safe and fun event.

Surfvivor Media – Pete and crew, you did a terrific job of printing the attractive shirts.

Brian Gionfriddo & Colby Takeda – “A picture says a thousand words” and your photos to capture the event were terrific.

Mahealani Sims Tulba “Mahea” – Mahalo for sharing your beautiful voice and gracing the run with the National Anthem and Hawai`i Ponoʻî.

Augie T. – Thank you for again emceeing this event. You really got things moving.

Debra Shiraishi-Pratt – Mahalo for your leadership, we couldn’t have done it without you.

• An a big MAHALO to all the participants – kids, parents, schools, community members: thank you so much for making the 2015 Keiki Great Aloha Run a wonderful event.



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THE 2015 KEIKI GREAT ALOHA RUN

Posted by Kahoomiki

Presented by Hawaii 5210, Let’s Go!
Saturday, February 14, 2015

Click here to go to the online registration or click here to download a mailing registration form.

The Keiki Fun Run is a part of the Great Aloha Run and has been managed by Kahoomiki since 2011. Every year hundreds of kids, parents, teachers and members of the community join this healthy fundraising event and embrace the Hawaii 5210 message:

5 Fruits & Vegetables
2 Hours or less of Screentime
1 Hour of Physical Activity
0 Sugary Drinks

2 Miles around the Neal Blaisdell Center & McKinley High School.

Raise funds for your school! $15 from each registration will be returned to schools to support Nutrition Education and Physical Activity programs.
Parents, guardians and supporters are encouraged to register too.
Program begins at 7:30 am. Untimed run begins at 8:15 am.

REGISTRATION FEES & DEADLINES:
INDIVIDUAL:

$18 (plus $1.67 online fee) by midnight January 23rd
$22 (plus $1.93 online fee) by midnight February 2nd
$25 Late registration at packet pickup

“YOU & ME TOGETHER”:

$25 (plus $2.13 online fee) by midnight January 23rd
$29 (plus $2.39 online fee) by midnight February 2nd
$32 Late registration at packet pickup

Entry fees are non-refundable.

Online registration closes at midnight on February 2nd.
LATE REGISTRATION WILL BE ACCEPTED AT PACKET PICK UP AT THE RUNNING ROOM – CASH ONLY. NO RACE DAY REGISTRATION.
Free event t-shirt and healthy breakfast for all who register!
PACKET PICK-UP @ The Running Room, 819 Kapahulu Avenue, Honolulu, HI 96816 -
Saturday, February 7th, 12 noon – 5 pm and Sunday, February 8th, 1 pm – 4 pm.

School Team – It’s easy to get your school ready and running.  Download a school information packet here:


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2014 Hawaii Senior Olympics

Posted by Kahoomiki

Hawaii Senior Olympics – Tennis

August 16 & 17; 23 & 24, 2014

2014 Hawaii Senior Olympics Tennis Results

Hawaii Senior Olympics – Track & Field

November 7 and November 8, 2014

2014 Hawaii Senior Olympics Track and Field Results

Hawaii Senior Olympics – 10K Road Race

November 9, 2014

Hawaii Senior Olympics Results 10K

Hawaii Senior Olympics – Swim Meet

November 11, 2014

2014 Hawaii Senior Olympics Swim Meet

Hawaii Senior Olympics – Basketball

November 15, 2014

Results coming soon!

Hawaii Senior Olympics – Bowling

November 16, 2014

Results coming soon!

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2014 is a Qualifying Year for the National Senior Games, presented by Humana, which will be held in Minneapolis/St. Paul.  More information on the 2015 games can be found on the NSGA.com website.

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2014 Aloha State Games! Mahalo to all our participants!

Posted by Kahoomiki

Aloha State Games 10K Results – June 15, 2014

2014 Aloha State Games 10K Results

Aloha State Games Weightlifting Results – June 21, 2014

2014 Aloha State Games Weightlifting Results

Aloha State Games Action Pistol Results – June 7 and 8, 2014

2014 Aloha State Games Action Pistol Results

Aloha State Games Swim Meet Results – June 28, 2014

2014 Aloha State Games Swim Meet Results

Aloha State Games Track and Field Results – July 18 and 19, 2014

2014 Aloha State Games Track and Field Results


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Hawaii Afterschool! and Out-of-School Partners Summit Highlights

Posted by Kahoomiki

On March 13, 2013, the first statewide Afterschool and Out-of-school Partners Summit was held in Honolulu, Hawaii. The goals of the summit were to: inform participants about local and national issues; to (re) inspire stakeholders about the
importance of afterschool programs and out-of-school time; and to get input from stakeholders on shaping Hawaii’s first afterschool and out-of-school network.

View the Highlights Document here


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The Hawaii 5210 Let’s Go! Keiki Fun Run was fantastic!

Posted by Kahoomiki

A sincere thanks to each of you for your contribution to this year’s Hawaii 5210 Let’s Go! Keiki Run! The kids and their families enjoyed a high energy morning focused on the Hawaii 5210 message of health and wellness, all while raising much needed funds for our island’s school programs. We had a total of 1,470 registrants and an approximately $22,000 donation for our schools.

We would like to thank:

• Kaiser Permanente – Mahalo for serving as presenting sponsor and continuing your support of this event. Your investment in our keiki is much appreciated.
• UHA – Mahalo for your continued support as a sponsor.
• Hawaii 5210, Let’s Go! and team – Terrific partnership to bring awareness to Hawaii 5210.
• Great Aloha Run team – Thank you for the partnership.
• McDonald’s Restaurants of Hawaii, Meadow Gold Dairies, Junior League of Honolulu, Capital One 360 and Armstrong Products – Thank you for your generous donation to the healthy breakfast. Lani Moo and Friends and Ronald McDonald were a hit with the kids.
• Surfvivor Media – Great T-shirts. Thank you.
• Hastings & Pleadwell team – Your PR support is so appreciated. As a result of your efforts, we were able to advance the Hawaii 5210 message and encourage registrations. Our sincere thanks for taking our event on.
• McKinley High School team – Phenomenal brigade of 100+ volunteers! The kids were an immense help.
• HAHPERD – Thank you for handling very important aspects of this event. Your partnership is vital to the event. Mahalo!
• UH Food Science & Human Nutrition Council team – Thanks for handling the breakfast distribution and for providing our fruit suits.
• Mid-Pacific Road Runners Club – Mahalo for stepping in to assist in such a large way.
• Hawaii Child Nutrition Programs – Thanks for your valuable help.
• E Ola Koa, KES Dance Fitness Team and Street Jamz WeRkOuT and the Hawaii 5210 dancers – The energy was palpable and such a big part of the event’s success. Thank You!
• YMCA of Honolulu – Thanks for helping out with the pre-run chores, during the race and for your support.
• Kapiolani Community College, Culinary School – Mahalo for serving on the advisory committee.
• Dr. Wee – Mahalo for doing media interviews and assisting during the day of the event.
• Kahoomiki Board Members – Thanks for all your support and advice.
• UH Women’s Track Team – thanks for guiding the little ones through the course and cheering them on.
• PSE: Pacific Sporting Events – Thanks for the wonderful online registration.
• City and County of Honolulu, Honolulu Police Department and Department of Transportation Services- Your support made this run a completely safe and fun event.
• Mehana Oriana Muranaka – Mahalo for your beautiful voice, the National Anthem and Hawai`i Pono`î were very special.
• Augie T. – Thank you for being part of this celebration. You really got things moving.
• Keala Peters – Many, many thanks for your leadership and making the Keiki Run a fantastic event.


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National Dance Week! Sept 29-Oct 6

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National Dance Week Hawaii is back for its 4th year BIGGER and BETTER!  This year we are offering online pre-registration discounts and NDW-Hawaii All-Access Passes (online only).  Take advantage of these discounts and join us for a week of dance fun! www.NDW-Hawaii.com


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2013 Hawaii Physical Activity & Nutrition Summit

Posted by Kahoomiki

The 2013 Hawaii Physical Activity & Nutrition Summit is coming up on May 23-24, 2013. Join us at the Hilton Waikiki Prince Kuhio Hotel to talk about “Good Health: Good Policy.”


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Our Mission Statement

To actively support and encourage lifelong healthy lifestyles through physical activity, good nutrition, and community and social interaction, to enhance the quality of life for all Hawai`i residents.



Financial Limitations

Kaho`omiki is a small non-profit with limited resources, and therefore limits its payments primarily to direct costs – a maximum flat rate of 1.5 percent (1.5 %) will be allowed for indirect (overhead) costs.