Caring For Our Community

Caring For Our Community

Caring For Our Community

During the most challenging of times, our community has always come together to help one another. With the mandatory stay at home order drastically affecting businesses and many of our most vulnerable, here are some ways you can help those during this time of need:

Supporting our local restaurants and food industry

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Food-A-Go-Go

Food-A-Go-Go is a free directory where you can find the latest information on restaurants statewide offering takeout, delivery and/or curbside pickup.

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Try Eat Hawaii

Eat Hawaii connects you directly to the farmer, their produce and goods. Giving you access to local produce, and helps drive our local economy and our farmers grow.

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Hawaii Farm Bureau “Farm To Car”

The Hawaii Farm Bureau’s Farmers Markets are a key resource for Oahu communities, connecting local growers to consumers. Shop online farmers’ market and get curbside pick up.

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Caring for our kupuna and others in need

Aloha United Way

Aloha United Way brings resources, organizations and people together to advance the health, education and financial stability of every person in our community.

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“Our Kūpuna” Volunteer Service

Our Kūpuna is looking for volunteers to sponsor one kūpuna in your community who do not have family on island to look out for them. If you are free of COVID-19 symptoms, have not traveled outside of Hawai`i in the last 21 days and are willing to get groceries, medication and necessary supplies to our kūpuna consider becoming a sponsor.

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Lanakila Meals On Wheels

Lanakila Pacific’s volunteers deliver nutritious meals and true friendship that kupuna say improves their health, makes them feel safe and secure, and allows them to remain in a place they love.

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“Phone A Friend” Service

Catholic Chartities Hawaii’s Phone-A-Friend project provides regularly scheduled calls for seniors who live alone or are socially isolated and have little or no contact with people outside their home. Calls are made by trained Phone-A-Friend volunteers. The goal of the project is to help prevent isolation, decrease loneliness, and provide a safety check for isolated, homebound seniors.

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Kupuna Store Hours

Grocery store across the state are offering special hours for seniors age 60 and over and to shop with an accompanying caregiver.*

Foodland: 6-7 a.m. Tuesday, Thursday and Saturday
Safeway: 7-8 a.m. Tuesday, Thursday
Target: 7-8 a.m. Wednesday
Times Supermarkets: First hour at stores that open at 6 a.m., and first two hours at
stores that open at 5 a.m. Store opening hours vary.
Tamura’s Market: 7:15-8 a.m. Monday, Wednesday, Friday
Costco: 8-9 a.m. Tuesday, Thursday
Whole Foods Market: 7-8 a.m. daily
Down to Earth Organic & Natural: 7-8 a.m. daily

* Days and times subject to change. Please check their website for updates.

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