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Big Island Blood Drive to Begin January

December 30, 2016, 12:30 PM HST
* Updated December 30, 2:10 PM
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The Blood Bank of Hawai‘i encourages residents to make an appointment to donate blood and add saving lives to their New Year resolution.

The drive begins in West Hawai‘i on Jan. 9 and in East Hawai‘i on Jan. 23.

The requirements to be a blood donor are:

  • 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 schedule an appointment or for more information, call (808) 848-4770 or visit BBH.org.

You never know whose life you’ll save.

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Drives are subject to change.

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West Hawai‘i locations:

Date Location Time
Monday, Jan. 9, 2017 LDS Kona Stake Center – Cultural Hall 11:15 a.m.–5:15 p.m.
Tuesday, Jan. 10, 2017 LDS Waimea Ward – Cultural Hall 10:15 a.m.–4:15 p.m.
Wednesday, Jan. 11, 2017 LDS Kona Stake Center – Cultural Hall – Day 2 6:45 a.m.–1:15 p.m.

East Hawai‘i locations:

Date Location Time
Monday, Jan. 23, 2017 Kamehameha Schools Hawaii – WCL Integrated Facility, Multi-Purpose Room 8:45 a.m.–3:30 p.m.
Tuesday, Jan. 24, 2017 Aunty Sally Kaleohano’s Luau Hale – Main Room 7:30 a.m.–2:45 p.m.
Wednesday, Jan. 25, 2017 Aunty Sally Kaleohano’s Luau Hale – Main Room 8:45 a.m.–4 p.m.
Thursday, Jan. 26, 2017 Hilo High School – School Gym 7 a.m.–2:45 p.m.
Friday, Jan. 27, 2017 Waiakea High School – Library 8:15 a.m.–2:30 p.m.

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