Kaiser Permanente Hawaii holds food distribution event as effects of pandemic continue to be felt

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HONOLULU (KHON2) — Approximately 1,000 boxes of fresh produce, protein and dairy were distributed Sunday morning at Kaiser Permanente’s Waipio Medical Office.

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The food distribution, which is part of the USDA Farmers to Families Food Box Program, was a benefit for member of the UNITE HERE Local 5 hotel workers union.

Kaiser Permanente says it’s all part of an effort to help workers financially impacted by Hawaii’s struggling tourism industry.

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