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Thousands gather for annual Pet Walk at Magic Island

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HONOLULU (HawaiiNewsNow) -

About 2,700 pet owners and their furry friends gathered on Sunday morning for the Hawaiian Humane Society's annual Pet Walk.

The charity walk raised about $280,000 for Oahu's animals.

Professional surfer Carissa Moore saw the walk as a chance for pet owners to give back to the animals who bring them happiness.

"It's really cool to see all the owners, you know, get out and bring their animals out and enjoy the morning," Moore said. "I think it's important to be part of things like this because animals bring us so much joy, so it's nice to kind of give them a day to enjoy themselves."

Participants took part in a two-mile or a half-mile course around Magic Island. They also enjoyed trick-or-treating, a pet costume contest, pet float contest and family-friendly activities. 

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