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Special Olympics Hawaii celebrates 26th annual Holiday Classic

COURTESY: Special Olympics Hawaii COURTESY: Special Olympics Hawaii
MARINE CORPS BASE HAWAII, KANEOHE (HawaiiNewsNow) -

Just in time for the holidays, athletes and coaches gathered together on Saturday and Sunday to participate in the 26th annual Holiday Classic.

The Special Olympics Hawaii event was held at Marine Corps Base Hawaii and Joint Base Pearl Harbor-Hickam, where more than 1,200 athletes and coaches from across the state are welcome to compete in sports including basketball, bowling and bocce.

Athletes train starting in September and compete in area and regional competitions in October and November to qualify.

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