46th Annual Special Olympics State Summer Games’ Opening Ceremonies Recorded Live on May 30, 2014 (@sohawaii)

Special Olympics athletes from across the state will parade into the Les Murakami Stadium Friday, May 30, 2014 for the organization’s 46th annual State Summer Games’ Opening Ceremonies.

The Opening Ceremonies also celebrates the finish line of the First Hawaiian Bank Troy Barboza Law Enforcement Torch Run, in which law enforcement officers from around the state will carry the torch, representing the flame of hope for increasing opportunities for people with intellectual disabilities through physical activities.

Special Olympics Hawai’i provides year-round sports training and athletic competition in nine sports, conducting more than 50 events throughout the state for children and adults with intellectual disabilities. Training and competition begins at age eight, with the Young Athlete Program offered to children, ages two and a half to seven years of age.

All programs are free of charge to registered athletes, including everything from facilities, equipment, uniforms, housing and transportation as well as meals for events, awards, sports competition, training education and more. For more information on Special Olympics Hawaii or to make a donation please visit: http://www.specialolympicshawaii.org/ways-to-give/donate-now.html

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  1. To Chiefess Kamahelei Middle School. Good luck to all the athletes on our unified team. You rock!

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