HONOLULU (KHON2) — The March for Babies walk took place on Saturday, April 23.
It’s a fundraiser for the March of Dimes.
It is estimated that 300-500 people participated, walking 2.25 miles around Kapiolani Park. March for Babies supporters reunited in person this year to raise money for moms and babies.
As part of the March for Babies Block Party Theme, there was designated “blocks” that were set up for walkers and the public to visit. Some of the blocks that were available to visit are Level Playing Field Block and Baby Block which is NICU focused with activities and treats for keiki. The Parenthood Block was a showcase of parent activities along with resources and prizes. A Remembrance Block was a tent to remember and honor lost loved ones. Superhero Sprint was where keiki could wear superhero capes and run.
There are road closures in Waikiki because of the walk at Kapiolani Park.
There are no left turns onto Kapahulu Avenue.
The road closure started around 7:30 a.m.
The east bound lanes on Paki and Monsarrat avenues are also closed.
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Roads are expected to reopen around 10:30 a.m.