This Saturday, Kamehameha Schools will be holding their 8th Annual Relay for Life, a benefit for the American Cancer Society.
This is a special event that honors cancer survivors and remembers lost loved ones.
Mimi Nishimura, team captain for Kamehameha Schools ’91, joins us in studio with details.
According to Nishimura, they’re hoping to raise $130,000 which will take them to the $1 million mark raised since their relay began in 2008.
Nationally, relay monies raised go to the American Cancer Society to fight cancer and to find a cure through research, education, prevention and other direct services.
You do not need to be KS alumni to participate in Saturday’s event. Everyone is welcome! You just need to sign up at: www.relayforlife.org/kamehameha.
This year, the relay will be held from 4 p.m. to 12:01 a.m. at Kamehameha Schools Kapalama Campus.
Throughout the night there will be activities for the whole family. Dancing, music, a silent auction and a luminaria ceremony where they will take time to honor and remember those fighting the good fight and those who are no longer with us.
For the latest info on the relay, you can check them out on social media: Facebook, (Relay for Life of the Kamehameha `Ohana) Instagram, (@ksalumnirelayforlife) and Twitter (@ksrelayforlife).