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Special Olympics Hawaii is divided into eight geographic areas which closely follow the Department of Education school districts, and operate year-round Special Olympics programs. Each Area is administered by an Area Director and an Area Management Team. The committees implement the majority of functions of an Area program which include training, games, volunteer management, fundraising, family involvement, athlete outreach, finance and public education.

Select an Area below to find information on a local program near you:


Central/Honolulu Oahu - Includes Hawaii Kai, Metro Honolulu, Aiea, Mililani, Wahiawa, Waialua

Leeward Oahu - The Leeward Coast of Oahu, including Makaha, Waianae, Makakilo, Ewa Beach, Waipahu, Pearl City, Kapolei

Windward Oahu - From Waimanalo to Kahuku

Kauai - Island of Kauai

County of Maui - Island of Maui, Island of Lanai, Island of Moloka’i

Moloka’i - Island of Moloka’i

East Hawaii(Big Island) - From Honokaa to Kohala

West Hawaii(Big Island) - Includes Kona, Waimea, Ka’u


Each Area Program is coordinated by an Area Director that is an employee of Special Olympics Hawaii. Area Directors recruit, train and supervise a volunteer Area Management Team. This team is the driving force behind all of the activities that happen at the area level. This management team consists of the following volunteer positions:

  • Competition : organizes the competitions for the athletes
  • Families : organizes activities for family members of our athletes
  • Finance : takes care of all the financial obligations that an area program faces
  • Fundraising : develops fundraising activities, writes grants, and develops sponsorships to help the area program meet its annual budget
  • Medical : coordinates medical forms that athletes must complete to train and compete. Also helps to set up medical staff at competitions
  • Outreach : recruits new athletes to train and compete in our program
  • Public Relations : develops PSA’s, articles, newsletters and flyers for publication in order to help promote Special Olympics within the Area
  • Training : oversees the training of the athletes and the coaches within the Area program
  • Transportation : coordinates transportation to and from practices and helps to coordinate transportation to competitions, either through air or on island
  • Volunteers : recruits and trains the hundreds of volunteers needed to provide the Special Olympics program in the Area

If you would like more information about your Area program or if you are interested in becoming a part of the Area Management Team please go to our Contact Us page where you will find the information for each Area program.

 

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