Up All Night Saturday With Relay For Life

July 18, 2013, 3:45 PM HST (Updated July 19, 2013, 11:32 AM)

This Saturday, July 20, pull an all-nighter for a great cause.

At Wong Stadium from 6 p.m., cancer survivors, family and friends will remember, memorialize, and celebrate loved ones in an annual fundraising event for the American Cancer Society.

The entertainment schedule is packed with energizing performances as taiko drummers, Monkey Kung-Fu, Tahitian dancers, Sudden Rush, The Steppas, Bruddah Kuz and more keep bodies moving ’round and ’round the track.

At 6:15 p.m., cancer survivors take their opening lap. Then at 10:15 p.m., participants remember loved ones lost with the Luminaria Ceremony.


Zumba Jami Vezina will be available for those that need a jolt at the midnight marker.

Fundraising continues at the event with food and drinks being made available for purchase. This is a pet-free and non-alcoholic gathering.

Hilo’s 21st Annual Relay For Life will be an unforgettable experience. Come out and support the family, friends and co-workers who continue the fight against cancer.


For more information, visit While on the website, why not dedicate a luminaria?



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