Community organization hosts military Thanksgiving meet and greet in Waianae

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COURTESY: JOANNIE TORIO

WAIANAE, Hawaii (KHON2) — Thanksgiving care packages were given to people in Waianae on Saturday, Nov. 21.

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The event was coordinated to bridge the gap in the community with the military and local residents.

There were 175 Thanksgiving packages handed out at Waianae High School.

The packages included drinks, breakfast items, fruits, noodles, vegetables, stuffing, cornbread, muffins, canned meats, macaroni and cheese and cornish game hen.

Hawaiian Islands Professional Panel of Experts, Na Mea Ike Ia, Waianae JROTC, US Army Recruiting Kapolei Station, and the United States Army-Hawaii Sergeant Audie Murphy Club partnered to make it happen with about 35 volunteers. Many other organizations donated time, money and items to the cause.

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