Dozens of people took a very cold dip in ice water on Saturday for a good cause.
They took the Polar Plunge in an effort to help Special Olympics Hawaii.
"Well, all of these folks who are going down the slide today have down their own fundraising efforts. Each person has a minimum of $75. Many have raised many more and that's how were raising the money today," Special Olympics Hawaii Development Manager Kyle Karioka said.
Their goal was to raise $50,000.
About 40 students got sick and 25 of them, along with two adults, were taken to the hospital. Officials are now taking a look at what they ate for lunch.
It may be the season of giving, but unlike years past, the giving spirit is in short supply this year. The Salvation Army says donations at its Red Kettles are down by nearly one-third and it's not alone.
An 18-year-old man was arrested in connection with the death of an elderly man in Chinatown.