Get healthy this week with Kaiser Permanente’s Hawaii Sports Festival

This week is the highly anticipated ESPN 1420 Sports Festival, presented by Kaiser Permanente. Photo: This week, stop by the Neil Blaisdell Center for a lifestyle and fitness boost.

HONOLULU, June 23, 2013 ― Don’t miss Kaiser Permanente’s free health and fitness activities at the Hawaii ESPN 1420 Sports Festival this coming Saturday, June 29 at the Neil Blaisdell Center in Oahu.

Featuring registered nutrition and fitness professionals, the event offers the public an opportunity to develop new exercise and diet goals and choose lasting health as a lifestyle.

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Attendees will have the opportunity to participate in numerous fitness tests, athletic clinics, shop healthy with a farmer’s market and even meet celebrity sports personalities for free autographs. Several athletes expected in attendance are Max Holloway, Michael Carter, Nate Illaoa, Bryant Moniz, Robby Toma, Colt Brennan and more.

Open from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. on Saturday, June 29 at the Neil Blaisdell Center Exhibition Hall, the event will also feature a number of promotional gifts and prizes, including the chance to win a free round-trip airfare for two on Alaska Airlines.

Over 75 major local and national vendors will also be present at the festival, including UFC Gym, Surf News Network, Sylvan Learning Center, Tinker Toys and others.

For more information, including vendor and volunteer inquiries, visit or follow the official event page on Facebook or Twitter at @ESPNHonolulu.

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Persons aged 17 or younger are advised to bring a parent or guardian. Activity waivers for participation in special athletic events may be downloaded in advance by clicking here.

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