Honu Race Will Support West Oahu Boys & Girls Clubhouses

Wednesday - March 03, 2010
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Three thousand honu are up for adoption for the fifth annual Boys & Girls Club of Hawaii Honu Race March 20 at Wet ‘n’ Wild Hawaii. Photo by Monte Costa of BGCH.

The Boys & Girls Club of Hawaii is gearing up for its fifth annual Honu Race set for March 20 at Wet ‘n’ Wild Hawaii water park.

With the purchase of one of the 3,000 rubber turtles available, supporters can join the race for prizes for an adoption fee of $23 (which includes park admission through 4 p.m.). Additional honu can be adopted for $5 to increase the chance of a first-place finish. Prizes include a $1,000 Chevron with Techron gift card, a Wet ‘n’ Wild Hawaii family pack for six, $100 gift certificate for Big City Diner and $75 gift certificate for McDonald’s.

The honu will take their mark at 9:30 a.m., followed by activities and a mini-concert by ‘Ike Pono. Water park attractions are scheduled to open at 10:30 a.m.

For details and to purchase tickets (until March 17), go to http://www.bgch.com. Tickets also are selling at Hale Pono Ewa Beach Clubhouse (689-4182), NFL Youth Education Town Hawaii Nanakuli Clubhouse (668-9399) and Waianae Clubhouse (696-2754) through March 19.

All proceeds benefit the Leeward Boys & Girls Club of Hawaii clubhouses.


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