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Back-to-School Supply Drives in Progress on Big Island

August 8, 2018, 8:39 AM HST
* Updated August 8, 8:40 AM
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A student’s first day of school helps set the tone for the entire year. Having essential tools such as backpacks, pencils, notebooks and more will make all of the difference—especially to keiki in need.

Hawaii Community Federal Credit Union (HCFCU), Pacific Media Group and Hawaii Island United Way are teaming up to support Kako‘o I Na Keiki Back To School Supply Drive, which will benefit students at more than 30 Hawai‘i Island schools elementary, middle and high schools.

The community is invited to drop off back-to-school necessities at any of HCFCU’s five branches by Saturday, Aug. 25. Monetary donations may be made online or by check, payable to Hawaii Island United Way and submitted to the marketing department at HCFCU’s Kaloko branch.

Cash donations will not be accepted.

For more information, visit www.hicommfcu.com.

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Pacific Media Group’s KAPA Radio will accept donations in the parking lot of HCFCU’s Kaloko branch on Friday, Aug. 10, 2018, from 3 to 6 p.m. and at the Kailua-Kona WalMart on Saturday, Aug. 25, from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m.

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Donations may be dropped off at any of the following HCFCU branches:

HONOKA‘A: 45-690 Pakalana St., Ste. A, Honoka‘a
Monday–Thursday, 8:30 a.m.–4:30 p.m.; Friday, 8:30 a.m.–6 p.m.

KAILUA-KONA: 75-159 Hualalai Road, Kailua-Kona
Monday–Thursday, 8:30 a.m.–4:30 p.m.; Friday, 8:30 a.m.–6 p.m.; Saturday 8:30 a.m.–noon

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KALOKO: 73-5611 Olowalu St., Kailua-Kona
Monday–Friday, 10 a.m.–6 p.m.; Saturday, 10 a.m.–2 p.m.

KEALAKEKUA: 81-6631 Māmalahoa Highway., Kealakekua
Monday–Thursday, 8:30 a.m.–4:30 p.m.; Friday, 8:30 a.m.–6 p.m.

KOHALA: 54-396 Union Mill Road, Kapa‘au
Monday–Thursday, 8:30 a.m.–4:30 p.m.; Friday, 8:30 a.m.–6 p.m.

Call (808) 930-7700 for more information.

About Hawaii Community Federal Credit Union

Hawaii Community Federal Credit Union is a not-for-profit, federally insured financial institution
owned by its 40,000 members. HCFCU’s branches are located in Honokaa, Kailua-Kona,
Kaloko, Kealakekua and Kohala, along with Student Credit Unions in Kealakehe, Kohala and
Konawaena High Schools. In 2018, HCFCU will open its first branch in East Hawaii in Hilo. In
addition to complete checking and savings services, HCFCU provides help facilitating mortgage,
land, construction, and small business, educational, personal and auto loans; has drive up
tellers; credit and debit cards with rewards; online and mobile banking; investment services and
youth programs. HCFCU also supports numerous Hawaii Island non-profit organizations and
community events. Membership in Hawaii Community Federal Credit Union is open to all
Hawai‘i Island residents. Visit www.hicommfcu.com to learn more about Hawaii Community
Federal Credit Union.

Pacific Media Group is the parent company of KAPA and BigIslandNow.com.

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