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Halekiʻi Market Hosting Free Test Kit Distribution

January 27, 2022, 2:00 PM HST
* Updated January 27, 12:28 PM
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The Halekiʻi Market will be distributing free COVID-19 test kits as part of their monthly market from 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. Saturday, Feb. 5.

The Haleki’i Market experience, established in the winter of 2020 with a focus on community health, sustainable- living and culture, features local crafts and art vendors, keiki entrepreneurs, fresh food and live music every first Saturday of the month.

February’s event will feature a COVID-19 home test distribution in collaboration with the Department of Health.
Keiki O Ka ʻĀina, which advocates the importance of education, literacy, and supporting parents as their keiki’s first and best teacher, and empowering families to undertake leadership roles in their communities, will also be onhand.

The monthly Kokua2gether donation drive campaign will be in collaboration with Circle Pack Hawaiʻi, which will have a shredding station for cardboard recycling into mulch, packing or pet bedding. The County of Hawai’i will give away a produce bundle for every cardboard donation. The Maʻi Movement donation drive of menstruation hygiene products and the Kona Lions Club’s donation drive of used prescription glasses/ hearing aids will also be there.

For entertainment, recording artist Grayden H. Kelly will put on a live acoustic musical concert; Free ZUMBA demonstration and class with Randal’s Dance Fitness, and newly released “Storm of Passion” author Rebecca A. Corio will be hosting a book signing.

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All events will take place on the grounds of Kona Grill House, 81-951 Haleki’i St. in Kealakekua.

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