County agency food drive falls short

  • Dennis Fujimoto / The Garden Island

    Mayor Derek S.K. Kawakami and other county employees present food and a special letter to members of the Kauai Independent Food Bank, including Leona Perez, Rizalde Tolentino, Kelvin Moniz, Lloyd Kajikawa and Rowena Cobb, Wednesday during the county’s food drive benefiting the KIFB Spring Healthy Food and Fund Drive.

  • Dennis Fujimoto / The Garden Island

    Mayor Derek S.K. Kawakami listens as Kelvin Moniz, Kauai Independent Food Bank executive director, right, explains where food is distributed Wednesday during the county’s food drive benefiting the KIFB Spring Healthy Food and Fund Drive.

  • Dennis Fujimoto / The Garden Island

    Rizalde Tolentino of the Kauai Independent Food Bank, right,helps wheel in food contributions from different county agencies Wednesday during the food drive benefiting KIFB’s Spring Healthy Food and Fund Drive.

  • Dennis Fujimoto / The Garden Island

    Marcy Soliz of the county Department of Water helps Kauai Independent Food Bank’s Rizalde Tolentino and Kelvin Moniz unload bags of rice Wednesday during the county’s food drive benefiting the KIFB Spring Healthy Food and Fund Drive at the Lihue Civic Center Moikeha Building.

LIHUE — Mayor Derek S.K. Kawakami was obviously disappointed and frustrated Wednesday morning while watching the collection of food come together at the Moikeha Building.

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