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!

December 2021

Medical personnel collect Covid-19 nose swab samples from people at the Blaisdell Center drive-thru testing site. Drivers lined up around the block to take advantage of the testing program. (Photo: Ronen Zilberman/Civil Beat)

Anna Kasagawa, left, her sister Lihau Keliikuli-Peters, center, and Shane Baker volunteer with 808 Cleanups to remove trash from the Nuuanu Stream in Liliuokalani Park. Lihau chose to celebrate her birthday by participating in the stream cleaning. (Photo: Ronen Zilberman/Civil Beat)

Rob Anderson, left, volunteers with the Salvation Army helping Kamlain Louis, right, an employee with the Salvation Army, to set up a table for their Angel Tree Christmas gift donation drive at Kahala Mall. People are invited to purchase a requested gift of a child or kupuna in need and fulfill their Christmas wish for this holiday season. (Photo: Ronen Zilberman/Civil Beat)

Angel Network Charities volunteers pack boxes of food during their weekly food distribution event at the Calvary By the Sea Church in Aina Haina. The nonprofit was able to give out packages of food provided mainly by the Hawaii Foodbank and Aloha Harvest. (Photo: Ronen Zilberman/Civil Beat)

Pineapples are available as volunteers at the Central Union Church in Honolulu prepare bags of food donations to give away to approximately 450 community members in need. (Photo: Ronen Zilberman/Civil Beat)

Volunteers at the Central Union Church in Honolulu prepare bags of food donations to give away to approximately 450 community members in need. (Photo: Ronen Zilberman/Civil Beat)

Dozens of boat owners decorated their vessels and donned costumes for the annual Hawaii Kai Festival of Lights boat parade that winds through the marina and draws hundreds of shore-based onlookers. (Photo: Ronen Zilberman/Civil Beat)

The Hawaii Kai Festival of Lights boat parade was officially back this year after taking a pandemic break last year. (Photo: Ronen Zilberman/Civil Beat)

People gather in front of Honolulu Hale to view the annual Christmas decorations on display for the holiday season. (Photo: Ronen Zilberman/Civil Beat)