Lava lights the Flame of Hope: Fire will be passed along during Special Olympics Hawaii torch runs

  • Photo courtesy of DEMIAN BARRIOS

    Members of the Hawaii and Honolulu Police departments, U.S. Coast Guard and Special Olympics Hawaii hike around a lava formation in Kalapana.

  • Hawaii Police Department Officer Paul Mangus lights the Special Olympics Hawaii Flame of Hope from lava in the Kalapana area.

    Photo courtesy of DEMIAN BARRIOS

  • Courtesy photo Hawaii Police Department Officer Paul Mangus lights the Special Olympics Hawaii Flame of Hope from lava in the Kalapana area.

A special flame will help light the journey for Special Olympics Hawaii athletes participating in this year’s State Summer Games in May on Oahu.