Salvation Army red kettle event at KTA Puainako

Salvation Army red kettle at KTA Puainako

The Salvation Army’s Hilo Temple Corps is holding a special red kettle kickoff, 10 a.m.-noon today at KTA Super Stores Puainako store. The event will launch red kettles for the holiday season in East Hawaii and will include music and Christmas carols.

“Your donations to our red kettles stay in East Hawaii to support social service programs like food distribution and feeding, at-risk youth services and housing, our Sally store, and more,” said Capt. Sam LeMar, corps officer for The Salvation Army Hilo Temple Corps. “So, when you see our red kettles this season, please give generously, and help keep hope marching on for those in need.”

In addition to East Hawaii KTA Super Stores locations in downtown Hilo and Puainako, The Salvation Army’s red kettles will begin at Hilo Walmart Saturday and at Macy’s Hilo on Nov. 26.

For more details about ways to support The Salvation Army this holiday season and throughout the year, visit and follow them on Facebook.


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