The Kaua’i Police Activities League (K-PAL) announces registration for its inaugural K-PAL Hammerhead Sprint Triathlon and 5K Fun Run/Walk to be held in Līhu‘e on Sunday, July 17 at 7 a.m.

The triathlon will start with a 500M swim at Nāwiliwili Bay, followed by a 14-mile bike ride from Nāwiliwili to Hanamā‘ulu and back, and will end with a 3.1-mile run along Kapule Highway.

The triathlon fee is $50 per person or $100 for a group relay. Triathlon participants must be at least 18 years old.

There will also be a 5K Fun Run/Walk that starts and ends at Vidinha Stadium.

The Fun Run/Walk is $35 for adults and $15 for youth, ages 17 and under. Keiki who bring a canned good donation for the Kaua‘i Independent Food Bank will receive a $5 discount on the youth registration fee.

Registration forms can be found on the K-PAL website,

For more information on the event, contact K-PAL Officer Mitchell Collier at 241-1641 or, or Triathlon Coordinator Lisa Ledesma, 652-5326.

K-PAL is also looking for volunteers to assist on race day. To inquire, contact Officer Collier at 241-1641.

The Kaua‘i Police Department thanks the following community sponsors for their support of this inaugural event, which is a fundraiser for K-PAL: BioAstin; Hokuala Kaua‘i; the County of Kaua‘i; the Kaua‘i Athletic Club; the Kaua‘i Fire Department; Marriott Resort Kaua‘i; and The Stanny Foundation.

K-PAL strives to “fill playgrounds, not prisons” by providing positive activities and role models for our youth, in hopes of encouraging good behavior and helping them reach their full potential.

To request an ASL Interpreter or other auxiliary aid, please contact KPAL Officer Mitchell Collier at 241-1641 or

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