Four Seasons Resort Hualālai, the only AAA Five Diamond and Forbes Five Star Resort on Hawaii Island, is proud to host the 25th Anniversary Run for Hope with all proceeds to benefit cancer research. Four Seasons hotels and resorts have been committed to fighting this cause since the original Terry Fox Run held in 1980, and Hualalai continues this tradition for the community of Hawaii.
From September 8 to 9, 2023, participants are invited to partake in the two-day, action-packed weekend featuring a variety of activities including tennis and golf tournaments, and ending with the 5k and 10k run/walks and a keiki dash.
“We are incredibly proud to host the Run for Hope, in its 25th year here at Hualalai,” says Charlie Parker, Regional Vice President and General Manager of Four Seasons Resort Hualalai. “As stewards of this island, we are committed to giving back in many ways, including cancer research in coordination with Four Seasons worldwide.”
The weekend kicks off with the popular Taste of Hawaii Island culinary event on Friday, September 8 at 6:00 pm. Featuring talented chefs from throughout the Hawaiian Islands, guests will enjoy an evening of culinary craftsmanship, drinks, and entertainment by Grammy nominated producer and multi-award winning singer-songwriter Kimie Miner. The silent auction includes travel experiences and local products. Advance ticket pricing is USD 125 for adults, USD 45 for children 5-12, and complimentary for children 4 and under.
On Saturday, September 9, the Resort will host a variety of outdoor events. The annual Run for Hope will take place at 7:00 am with a 10K run and 5K run/walk along Hualalai’s oceanfront paths. The event concludes with refreshments, an awards ceremony, and raffle prizes at the Hoku Amphitheater. Advance participation pricing is USD 50 and includes a commemorative t-shirt. Registration begins at 6:30 am with warm up at 6:45 am.
At 1:00 pm an annual shotgun golf tournament will take place at Hualalai Golf Course. Participation pricing is USD 250 per person or USD 800 for a foursome and includes refreshments and raffle prizes after the event. Participants may also sponsor a golf hole, which provides custom signage and event entry for a foursome. Registration begins 12:30 pm and an awards ceremony will follow.
At 2:00 pm, tennis players are invited to join a round robin tennis tournament at Hualalai tennis pavilion. Participation pricing is USD 75 per person and includes refreshments and raffle prizes after the event. Registration begins 1:30 pm and an awards ceremony will follow.
To register for these events click here or call 808 325 8000 and a form can be mailed, emailed or faxed to participants. The deadline for registration for The Taste of Hawaii is 4:00 pm on September 7 and the deadline for the Run For Hope, and golf and tennis tournaments is 12:00 midnight on September 8. All registration pricing includes complimentary self parking.