HONOLULU (HawaiiNewsNow) - More than 1,000 community members are supporting the Arthritis Foundation's mission to cure arthritis and help people with arthritis live a full life by participating in the 2018 Walk to Cure Arthritis on Sunday, May 20, 2018 at the University of Hawaii at Manoa Campus Center. Walk to Cure Arthritis brings together communities nationwide to fight arthritis – the nation's leading cause of disability – which impacts over 240,000 adults and 1,200 keiki in Hawai.
"We can all make a difference in lives of people with arthritis – the No. 1 cause of disability," said Maile Kawamura, Sr. Executive Director of the Arthritis Foundation Hawaii. "For 70 years, the Arthritis Foundation has taken the steps to conquer this disease and Walk to Cure Arthritis is the largest arthritis event in the world, where we celebrate arthritis warriors and raise funds for research, resources and a cure."
Locals can register for the Honolulu Walk to Cure Arthritis and learn more about the event by visiting walktocurearthritis.org/Honolulu or contacting Brie Arnolde at (808) 354-0379.