Kona Mālama ʻOhana Health Fair Taking Place This Afternoon
Hawaiʻi Island Community Health Center is hosting the Kona Mālama ʻOhana Health Fair from 2-6 p.m. today, Saturday, Aug. 20. This family-friendly event will be hosted by Da Braddahs and feature live entertainment, fun games and giveaways, free COVID-19 testing and vaccines, and opportunities to talk story with local medical and social service providers.
Mālama ʻOhana Health Fair is at the Kealakehe Pavilion, 74-5214 Keanalehu Dr. in Kailua-Kona.
Organized by the Hawaiʻi State Department of Health and community-based organizations, the goal of Kona Mālama ʻOhana Health Fair is to share information about health and Covid-19 while also getting the community out to enjoy a fun afternoon together.
“It’s been a long pandemic, but this is an opportunity for folks to get together, receive valuable health information, get their Covid questions answered, and have a good time,” said Tellie Matagi of the Hawaiʻi State Department of Health.
The Mālama ʻOhana Health Fair will include free vision tests, blood pressure screening, glucose checks, free bento, gas card giveaways, keiki slipper giveaways, Free COVID-19 testing and vaccines, and more provided by the following organizations:
Hawaiʻi Island Community Health Center
Kaʻu Health Rural Health Community Association
All Him Productions
Project Vision Hawaiʻi
Marshallese Community Organization of Hawaiʻi
Hawaiʻi Department of Health
Papa Ola Lōkahi
Premier Benefit Consultants
Hawaiʻi County Civil Defense Agency
Partners in Development Foundation
Community First Hawaiʻi
Native Hawaiian and Pacific Islander Hawaiʻi Covid-19 Team
COVID Pau is a project of the Hawaiʻi COVID Collaborative, a hui of organizations formed to support good policy decisions and clear communication within our community during the COVID-19 pandemic.