‘Neighbors helping neighbors’: Kokua Harvest gathers thousands of pounds of fresh produce

  • Kelsey Walling/Tribune-Herald Lisa DeSantis cuts the stems off citrus fruits recently after picking them on a property at Laupahoehoe for Kokua Harvest. Kokua Harvest is an islandwide food rescue program where volunteers harvest extra produce from local farmers and gardeners to give back to The Food Basket and other community organizations.

  • Kelsey Walling/Tribune-Herald Jennifer Martin picks citrus recently from a tree at a property in Laupahoehoe for Kokua Harvest. Kokua Harvest is an islandwide food rescue program where volunteers harvest extra produce from local farmers and gardeners to give back to The Food Basket and other community organizations.

Kokua Harvest continues to blossom.