Blood drive benefits food bank

  • Laura Ruminski/West Hawaii Today Blood Bank of Hawaii employee Joshua Murayama locates a vein on Sara Kobayashi as she prepare to donate blood Thursday at the Kona Church of Jesus Christ of Latter Day Saints.

The Food Basket, Hawaii Island’s lone food bank, was able to distribute 437 meals to hungry Big Islanders thanks to blood donors in the community and a partnership with Blood Bank of Hawaii.