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Summer Car Show & Fitness Expo June 25

June 1, 2016, 6:28 PM HST
* Updated July 6, 11:07 AM
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Transmission Technology Summer Car Show & Fitness Expo photo.

The 2016 Transmission Technology Summer Car Show & Fitness Expo will beheld Saturday, June 25, on the grass ball field at Kona’s Old Airport Park.

The show will open at 10 a.m and run until completion of the awards ceremony, which begins at 3 p.m.

Over 200 cars, trucks and motorcycles are expected to be in competition.

Trophies will be awarded in 12 judged classes—hot rods, classics, muscle cars, Volkswagens, Asian imports, Euro imports, 4x4s, low riders, sports cars, mud trucks, motorcycles and race cars.

The Fitness Expo will be presented on the main stage at noon and feature national IFBB award-winning bodybuilder Donna McGinn, local champions Danny DeJesus and Gerald Saragosa, and many others competing for trophies.

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Also featured will be two action-packed Zumba sessions, a tug-of-war between Big Island firefighters and police, and the thunder of Taiko drums.

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A huge bouncy castle will be available for free jumping all day.

SummerCarShow3dOver 40 vendors will offer a wide variety of food, treats, beverages, local crafts and products.

The event is free to the public but donations to the Hawaii Island Food Basket are encouraged. Those making donations of cash or non-perishable foods will receive door prize tickets for giveaways during the five-hour event.

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All proceeds from participant entry fees for will go to Teach for America, a national teacher corps of recent college graduates who commit two years to teach and effect change in under-resourced urban and rural public schools on the Big Island and around the country.

Further show information and an event map are available at online.

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Kona Summer Car Show Entry Deadline June 15

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