This year marks the 35th anniversary of the Hawai`i Lodging and Tourism Association’s annual Charity Walk. On May 11, hotels as well as other businesses in the hospitality industry come together for the sole purpose of giving back to the community. Last year $196,000 was raised and awarded to 48 Big Island organizations. The goal for 2013 has been set at $200,000. The epicenter of the Charity Walk will be at Queens’ MarketPlace on the beautiful Waikoloa Beach Resort. Registration will begin at 5:30 am - 7 am, with the race starting at 6:30 am and the walk at 7 am. The after party will include food stations presented by participating hotels and restaurants from various Waikoloa Beach Resort proper- ties. Emceeing the event will
be funny man Tony Sylva from the Braddahs and Friends and entertaining will be the one and only Anuhea.
$35 mandatory donation per walker;
$25 for children ages 5-12
Call 886-1234, ext. 2884 or visit charitywalkhawaii.org for more information.