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Give the gift of life: Blood Bank of Hawaii schedules blood drives

What’s your New Year’s resolution? Consider saving lives as one of them.

It’s easy, too, by just giving one hour every couple of months to donate blood.

The Blood Bank of Hawaii has scheduled the following drives for January 2017 in East Hawaii. Note that drives are subject to change:

• 11:15 a.m.-5:15 p.m. Jan. 9, LDS Kona Stake Center, Cultural Hall.

• 10:15 a.m.- 4:15 p.m. Jan. 10 LDS Waimea Ward, Cultural Hall.

• 6:45 a.m.- 1:15 p.m. Jan. 11, LDS Kona Stake Center, Cultural Hall.

• 8:45 a.m.- 3:30 p.m. Jan. 23, Kamehameha Schools Hawaii, WCL Integrated Facility, Multipurpose Room.

• 7:30 a.m.- 2:45 p.m. Jan. 24, Aunty Sally Kaleohano’s Luau Hale, Main Room

• 8:45 a.m.- 4 p.m. Jan. 25, Aunty Sally Kaleohano’s Luau Hale, Main Room.

• 7 a.m.- 2:45 p.m. Jan. 26, Hilo High School Gym.

• 8:15 a.m.- 2:30 p.m. Jan. 27, Waiakea High School Library.

The requirements to be a blood donor are simple:

• Be in good health.

• Be 18 years of age or older (17 with signed Blood Bank of Hawaii parent/legal guardian consent form).

• Weigh 110 pounds or more.

• Bring photo ID with date of birth.

To make an appointment or for more information, call Blood Bank of Hawaii at 848-4770 or visit


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