Hawaiian Mega Hula at Salt River Tubing June 27

Hawaiian Mega Hula in 2014. (Photograph courtesy of Salt River Tubing & Recreation Inc.)

Hawaiian Mega Hula in 2014. (Photograph courtesy of Salt River Tubing & Recreation Inc.)

Don a luau shirt and join Salt River Tubing’s fun-filled Hawaiian Mega Hula 9 a.m.-6:30 p.m. Saturday, June 27.  The first 1,000 participants will receive a free Hawaiian lei.  Salt River Tubing is in Tonto National Forest in northeast Mesa, seven minutes from Loop 202 East Loop, Exit 23A on North Power Road.  The cost of tube rental is $17 per person or tube, which includes inner tube rental and shuttle bus service.  Visit www.saltrivertubing.com for event details and enjoy the Hawaiian Mega Hula video or view it on Vimeo at http://vimeo.com/72126039, according to a press release.

Salt River Tubing operates under permit of the USDA Forest Service.

“Our Hawaiian Mega Hula event was a huge success last year and guests raved about their luau adventure on the Salt River,” Salt River Tubing’s President/C.E.O. Henri Breault said in the release. “The event is an attention-grabber for teens and families and encourages them to venture into the great outdoors.  June is a perfect time to enjoy a floating picnic on the Lower Salt River and our company is excited about creating a Hawaiian atmosphere for a unique voyage.”

The Hawaiian Mega Hula event is aligned with the USDA Forest Service’s “More Kids in the Woods” commitment in meeting the challenge of reduced youth involvement in outdoor activities.  The program was expressly designed to encourage efforts to get kids and teens outdoors in their national Forests, according to the release.

Salt River Tubing is open 9 a.m.-6:30 p.m. daily.  The cost of tube rental is $17 per person/tube which includes sales tax, inner tube rental and shuttle bus service.  One valid driver’s license is required for every five tubes rented as a security deposit.  Children must be at least 8 years or older and 4 feet tall for tubing and shuttle bus service.  Life vests should be worn by children, non-swimmers and inexperienced swimmers.  Glass containers are not allowed in the Lower Salt River Recreational Area.  Ice chests/coolers will be checked for glass containers and glass containers will be confiscated.  Only bring plastic or can beverage containers.

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