East Hawai‘i Blood Drive, July 16–20

July 14, 2018, 8:15 AM HST (Updated July 9, 2018, 8:35 AM)

The Blood Bank of Hawaii will hold a blood drive from July 16 through 20, 2018, in East Hawai‘i.

With summer being traditionally a challenging time to get enough donors in the door to meet the Hawai‘i’s patient blood needs, the Blood Bank of Hawaii has a summer giveaway promotion as its way of saying thanks for saving lives.

Blood donors, who take the time to save lives now through Sept. 3, 2018, will be entered to win a weekly giveaway of a $100 Foodland gift card, as well as the grand-prize of a three-night Neighbor Island getaway, compliments of Castle Resorts & Hotels. The grand prize includes airfare on Hawaiian
Airlines and a $250 gift card.

For more details and official rules, go to


July 2018 East Hawaii Blood Drives in Hilo
Drives are subject to change.

Drive DateLocationTime
July 16Hilo Hawaiian Moku‘ola Room, 71 Banyan Drive 8:30 am–3 pm
July 17Aunty Sally Kaleohano’s Luau Hale, Main Room, 799 Pi‘ilani St. 7:30 am–2:30 pm
July 18Aunty Sally Kaleohano’s Luau Hale, Main Room, 799 Pi‘ilani St. 9:45 am–4:45 pm
July 19Aunty Sally Kaleohano’s Luau Hale, Main Room, 799 Pi‘ilani St. 7:30 am–4 pm
July 20Hilo Hawaiian Moku‘ola Room, 71 Banyan Drive Hilo 8 am–2 pm

Sign up to save lives today. The general requirements to be a blood donor are simple:

  • Be in good health
  • Be 18 years of age or older (16-17 year old donors with signed Blood Bank of Hawaii parent/legal guardian consent)
  • Weigh 110 pounds or more (additional height/weight requirements apply for female donors 16 to 18 years old)
  • Bring photo ID with date of birth

To make an appointment or for more information, call Blood Bank of Hawaii at (808) 848-4770 or visit



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