PHOTOS: 10th Annual Relay for Life, UH Hilo’s only all-night event

Throughout the night Friday at UH Hilo—sunset to sunrise—activities held on the Campus Center Plaza honored those affected by cancer.

Photos by Claudia Hagan.

Two female students in colorful Ts and hats, with a school girl also dressed colorfully. One of the students has a sash on that says, "Survivor."
Relay for Life is a nationwide event that celebrates the lives of those affected by cancer, including survivors, caregivers, and loved ones lost.

Poster for Relay for Life with information that can be found in the text of this post.The University of Hawai‘i at Hilo held its 10th Annual Relay for Life on Friday from sunset to Saturday sunrise. Relay for Life is a nationwide event that celebrates the lives of those affected by cancer, including survivors, caregivers, and loved ones lost.

Relay for Life is UH Hilo’s only overnight event. Throughout the night at the Campus Center Plaza there was entertainment, games, the annual Mr. Relay pageant and more.

The night was designed to raise money for the American Cancer Society.

From the group’s Facebook page:

Great job Relayers!! We surpassed our goal and raised $22,658.83 !! Thank you to all our teams and participants, we couldn’t have done it without you!! We had a great night, thank you all for celebrating our 10th Anniversary with us! Let us know what you thought of this year’s Relay at uhhrelay@hawaii.edu !

All funds will go toward funding support for cancer patients and their families, and funding cancer research.

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Photos galore including the Mr. Relay pageant on the group’s Facebook page.

 

About the photographer: Claudia Hagan is a part-time student at UH Hilo, currently taking courses in marketing and digital photography and serving as photographer for the Office of the Chancellor. She hails from Argentina and is a natural light portrait photographer based on Hawai‘i Island—visit her website at claudiahagan.com

-UH Hilo Stories