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Real-time Communications Support for the Honolulu Marathon - December 11, 2011

Annually, the Honolulu Marathon is one of Hawaii's largest community sporting event, hosting over 20,000 participants and covering the distance from Aloha Tower at Honolulu Harbor east to Hawaii Kai, near the eastern tip of Oahu. Amateur radio operators have been a part of the event, supporting it with real-time radio communications for many years.

This web page details the arrangements prior to the event.

You are welcome to volunteer and sign up with Greg NH6ZS.


From the Coordinator, Greg NH6ZS

Aloha Everyone, the 2011 Honolulu Marathon will be held on Sunday, Dec. 11. Start time for the race is at 5:00am with radio operations starting around 4:30am and going up until 3:00pm. This is our line-up of volunteers in the various locations along the race course and for NCS.

For more more information / to sign on as a volunteer, please contact me, Greg Amancio - NH6ZS by email: honu1@juno.com. I'm looking forward to hear from you! Mahalo for your time!

Aloha! Greg-nh6zs

Net Control

  • Ralph Toyama - NH6PY
  • Tom Geier - KH6BLA
  • Donald Brunell - WH6DPD
  • Wayne Greenleaf - KH6MEI

Time Clock Coordinator

  • Tom Geier - KH6BLA

Start Line Area

  • Kurtis Mabe - WH6KM

Support Vans

  • Ann Shaver - WH2E

Volunteer Staging Area

  • Bob Tanimoto - KH6ZZ

Medical Aid Stations and Finish Line

Aid Station Location Operators Comments
Med-Aid Station #1 Iolani Palace (on South King Street) Boy Scouts - WH6DIN
Med-Aid Station #2 Hobron Lane and Ala Moana Boulevard Allen Le Vie - KH7AL
Med-Aid Station #3 Kuhio Beach (on Kalakaua Avenue by water aid station between Duke Kahanamoku Statue and Waikiki Police Station) Elsie Watanabe - WH7BB & Jeannine Camp
Med-Aid Station #4 Fort Ruger Triangle Park (at intersection of Diamond Head Road & Kahala Ave) Bart Aronoff - WH6AA / DMAT Team
Med-Aid Station #5 Kahala Elementary School (at intersection of Kilauea Avenue & Pahoa Avenue)y Steve Hall - NH7ZD & Gloria Hall - WH7BTE, Robert Verner - WH7RGV (trainee)
Med-Aid Station #6 Wailupe Beach Park (on Kalanianaole Highway across of Wailupe Fire Station) Open
Med-Aid Station #7 Niu Valley Shopping Center (on Kalanianaole Highway by Halemaumau Street) Open
Med-Aid Station #8 Pohoiki Place and Hawaii Kai Drive Randy Kurashige - AH6Q
Med-Aid Station #9 Maunalua Beach Park (on Kalanianaole Highway near Keahole Street) Joe Hunkler - NH7WL & Al Pascua - NH7WK
Med-Aid Station #10 on Kealaolu Avenue in the Kahala area Zeph McNaughton - N7WAP
Med-Aid Station #11 on Kahala Avenue in the Kahala area Open
Med-Aid Station #12 Paki Avenue and Kalakaua Avenue John Gwaltney - NH7LL / Todd (trainee)
FINISH LINE Finish Line MASH Tent (at Kapiolani Park on Kalakaua Avenue) Elsie Watanabe - WH7BB & Jeannine Camp & Brian Faxvog - WH6DUK
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