The walk of life

  • Dennis Fujimoto / The Garden Island

    Melody Pascua, holding a survivor’s rose provided by the Samuel Mahelona Memorial Hospital Auxiliary, dances to the tune being provided by Kimberly Hope Friday during the 6th annual SMMH Cancer Walk on Ke Ala Hele Makalae in Kapaa.

  • Dennis Fujimoto / The Garden Island

    Kauai Veterans Memorial Hospital residents Leonora Sapinosa and Nobue Watanabe, being wheeled by Divas and Dudes volunteers, stroll past groups of Kauai Independent Daycare Service School students Friday during the 6th annual Samuel Mahelona Memorial Hospital Cancer Walk on Ke Ala Hele Makalae.

  • Dennis Fujimoto / The Garden Island

    Monica Hoffman of Long Beach, California, and Noreen Steinmetz, atop Steinmetz’s trishaw, stop to greet supporters Friday during the 6th annual Samuel Mahelona Memorial Hospital Cancer Walk at Ke Ala Hele Makalae in Kapaa.

  • Dennis Fujimoto / The Garden Island

    Melody Pascua, a cancer survivor and resident at the Samuel Mahelona Memorial Hospital, is joined by Cheryl Tennberg of the Hawaii Health Systems Corporation regional management team in riding the decorated lead vehicle Friday during the 6th annual Samuel Mahelona Memorial Hospital Cancer Walk on Ke Ala Hele Makalae in Kapaa.

  • Dennis Fujimoto / The Garden Island

    Guests at Hotel Coral Reef watch while cadets from the Kapaa High School JROTC lead a group of residents along Ke Ala Hele Makalae Friday during the 6th annual Samuel Mahelona Memorial Cancer Walk in Kapaa.

  • Dennis Fujimoto / The Garden Island

    Lisa Ledesma and other Divas and Dudes volunteers wheel Leonora Sapinosa, a resident of Kauai Veterans Memorial Hospital, and others onto Ke Ala Hele Makalae Friday during the 6th annual Samuel Mahelona Memorial Hospital Cancer Walk in Kapaa.

KAPAA — Monica Hoffman of Long Beach, Calif. is one tough lady.

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