Scrapbook

In an effort to document how much we are already helping each other, we’re compiling snapshots of neighbors working together through organized community projects and other community events. Click on photo to enlarge. Send us your own photos, we’d love to include them!

September 2020

Won Oh, left, Judy Sakai and Ramon Beatty load boxes of food into the trunks of waiting cars during a Kalihi pop-up food distribution put on by the Hawaii Foodbank at Kalihi Valley District Park. (Photo: Ronen Zilberman/Civil Beat)

Raven Svenson, left, and other volunteers from the Revolution Hawaii group with the Salvation Army prepare packages for a food drive at the Hawaii Foodbank in Honolulu. (Photo: Ronen Zilberman/Civil Beat)

JPG Hawaii has been making PPE including hand sanitizer like these stations that can be branded for companies. From left, Branden Gedeon, VP of Operations, Jean-Paul Gedeon, Founder and President, and Joe Gedeon, VP of Sales, show the new stations. (Photo: JPG Hawaii)

Volunteers load boxes of food into a car during the ohana food pack pick up at Kualoa Ranch on Sunday. The event was organized by Advantage Insurance Services Inc. and Aloha Harvest. (Photo: Ronen Zilberman/Civil Beat)

Volunteers loaded cleaning supplies as part of the inaugural Breene Harimoto school supply fund drive in Pearl City. (Photo: Ronen Zilberman/Civil Beat)

The first school supply and fund drive in honor of the late Sen. Breene Harimoto took place in Pearl City. Volunteers organized donated supplies. (Photo: Ronen Zilberman/Civil Beat)

Volunteers sort through produce to create food boxes for a free food distribution event by the Hawaii Foodbank at the Kualoa Park in Windward Oahu. (Photo: Ronen Zilberman/Civil Beat)

The Hawaii Health & Harm Reduction Center and the Hawaii Foodbank organized a free food distribution for the second time this month at the Windward Mall in Kaneohe. (Photo: Ronen Zilberman/Civil Beat)

Richard Hodge of Kalihi receives a free kalo root from Darcie Pulawa, owner of Hex & Rue Apothecary and Arts Collective in Chinatown. The Fresh Harvest food distribution event was held to help support local farmers and the community by including free, freshly harvested ulu, kalo and dragonfruit distribution at their courtyard table while supplies lasted. (Photo: Ronen Zilberman/Civil Beat)

The Rotary Club and local dignitaries planted a variety of greenery at Waikiki's Centennial Park. The club raised more than $550,000 for the beautification project. (Photo: Courtesy Council Member Kym Pine)

Volunteers pack boxes and load them into waiting vehicles as they line up at a Lighthouse Outreach food distribution event at the Patsy T. Mink Central Oahu Regional Park. (Photo: Ronen Zilberman/Civil Beat)

Eight patients received free cataract surgery at the Hawaiian Eye Center, in an annual event funded by The Atherton Family Foundation in conjunction with Hawaiian Eye Foundation and Project Vision. (Photo: Hawaiian Eye Center)

Boy Scouts of America Troop 201 from Nuuanu Congregational Church members, from left, Nelson Wong, Nate Wong, Ian Tawata and Andrew Yee help load food boxes into cars during a food drive at Farrington High School in Kalihi. The drive was organized by Advantage Insurance Services Inc. and Aloha Harvest. (Photo: Ronen Zilberman/Civil Beat)

People lined up on foot and in cars to receive free food at a distribution event put on by the Hawaii Health & Harm Reduction Center and the Hawaii Foodbank at the Windward mall in Kaneohe. (Photo: Ronen Zilberman/Civil Beat)

Volunteers for the Hawai’ Health & Harm Reduction Center and the Hawaii Foodbank pack boxes and load cars during a free food distribution event at the Windward mall. (Photo: Ronen Zilberman/Civil Beat)