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Friends For Fitness

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Our Mission

Friends For Fitness began in 1992 to decrease the prevalence of the sedentary lifestyle and to improve the health of Hawaii residents.  Our mission is to create a diverse, user-friendly, beautiful recreation area at the Maka'eo Walking Path that promotes healthy lifestyles through community participation and collaboration. 

Friends For Fitness, Exerscape, Exercise, Gardening, Kona, Volunteer, Andrew Darcy
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Positivity & Community

Mahalo to all individuals who have joined Friends For Fitness mission to live an active lifestyle, be part of the community, and help create a beautiful recreation area. 

This photo may not look like much to a member of the Kona community, but to Friends For Fitness and Maka'eo Walking Path's regular visitors much improvement is occurring each and every day.  Visit Maka'eo Walking Path to experience the change in scenery!  Mahalo volunteers and garden adoptees for your generous hard work in caring for these garden areas.  You are truly an inspiration!  Mahalo!

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Friends For Fitness is challenging you and your friends to complete 50 miles around the Maka’eo Walking Path in 1 month. (If you can't make it to Maka'eo, take on the challenge wherever you can.)


50 Miles ~ 72 Large Loop Laps

Join Friends For Fitness in our mission to decrease the prevalence of the sedentary lifestyle and improve the health of Hawaii residents.

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A Big (Island) Mahalo

Thank you to all of our local businesses for your generous donations.  Your continued support helps improve our local Maka'eo Walking Path at the Old Kona Airport State Recreation Area and provides Friends For Fitness volunteers with the tools and supplies to care for the Maka'eo gardens.  Mahalo!

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