Video courtesy Hawaii County Police, voice of Stephanie Salazar
HILO, Hawaii – A “Run To Honor” 5K Run/2 Mile Walk was held at Liliʻuokalani Gardens in Hilo on Saturday morning.
The event took place in recognition of Police Week, which honors the memory of officers who gave the ultimate sacrifice, and to promote crime prevention through the use of Crime Stoppers. Proceeds from adult entry fees will go to establish a Crime Stoppers/Police scholarship for Criminal Justice majors at Hawaiʻi Community College.
In addition, the event featured a “Click It or Ticket” Keiki Fun Run.
There was also food, entertainment, informational and activity booths, prizes, a water slide and more.
Organizers plan to make this an annual event. Children participated without charge.
by Big Island Video News
Part of the week's festivities honoring the memory of officers who gave the ultimate sacrifice