Subscribing for Dignity: Alicia’s Story

Alicia Higa and ‘Elepaio Social Services are piloting a food subscription program in partnership with Hawai‘i Foodbank.

As the interim executive director of ‘Elepaio Social Services, Alicia Higa is piloting a food subscription program in partnership with Hawai‘i Foodbank to connect local communities with greater access to fresh, locally grown food.

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Cultivating Connection: Alyson’s Story

A new food subscription program from agency partner ‘Elepaio Social Services aims to provide community members with greater access to fresh, locally grown produce. For Alyson Hiapo, this means an opportunity to reconnect with health and ‘āina.

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Maui Relief Update

Maui wildfire relief

Our hearts are with our Maui ‘ohana and everyone impacted by the devastating wildfires that swept across the island in August. Recovery efforts continue, and Hawai‘i Foodbank is actively working to support our neighbors on Maui and our partners at Maui Food Bank.

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One Helping at a Time

Often, hunger begins just one, unexpected event at a time. Just one occurrence can trigger a series of lingering events — making hunger a very persistent problem. But Hunger Action Month reminds us that we can end hunger — one helping at a time. Every action adds up to make a significant difference.

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Preparing for Hurricane Season

Palm trees blowing in a heavy storm

Over the years, Hawaiʻi Foodbank has endured multiple natural disasters and learned many valuable lessons about recovery, resilience and the importance of being prepared. But, what does being prepared for hurricane season look like?

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Food Bank Hui: Stronger Together

Hawaiʻi Foodbank, along with affiliates Maui Food Bank and The Food Basket, received national recognition for their collaborative work. The Food Bank Hui was created to strengthen connections and promote health initiatives across the State of Hawai‘i.

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Sparking Change: Diane’s Story

Diane Keeler Walmart Fight Hunger. Spark Change.

Diane Keeler, Līhuʻe Walmart store manager, finds her spark through volunteering and serving on the advisory board for Hawai‘i Foodbank Kaua‘i. Whether at work or in her community, Diane prioritizes taking care of others. No matter the circumstances – she’s just happy to take care.

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Sorting and Serving with Compassion

Hawaiʻi Foodbank volunteer Rina Patel-Jerls sorts each donated product and meal with compassion. For Rina, food is both a basic need and her love language, and she invites others to join her in giving back to our community.

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