COVID not stopping Thanksgiving

  • Dennis Fujimoto / The Garden Island

    The East Kaua‘i Lions Club moved from volunteering at the Sheraton Kaua‘i Coconut Beach food distribution for its employees to present $500 from the East Kaua‘i Lions Club Foundation to the Kapa‘a Interfaith Association for its annual Thanksgiving community lunch. From left are EKLC President Janice Bond, Lion Rebecca Carnate, Past District Governor Roy Nishida, Lion Zone Chair Harvey Kinoshita, Lion Felicia Cowden, Lion Donald Nagamine, Lion Giorgio De Paz, Lion Juan Ochoco, Lion Joanne Ochoco, Lion Helena Cooney, and Lion Past District Governor Kelvin Moniz.

  • Dennis Fujimoto / The Garden Island

    Kapa‘a Hongwanji Mission’s Roberta Yanagawa, left, and the Rev. Mieko Majima, right, present a $2,000 check from the Honpa Hongwanji Committee on Social Concerns to the Kapa‘a Interfaith Association Thanksgiving Community Lunch co-chairs Sarah Rogers and Mary Margaret Smith. Yanagawa said the Honpa Hongwanji has been supporting the event for the past five years.

KAPA‘A — Donations from the East Kaua‘i Lions Club Foundation and the Honpa Hongwanji Committee on Social Concerns came flowing into the planning meeting for the annual Kapa‘a Interfaith Alliance Free Community Thanksgiving Lunch at All Saints Espiscopal Church.

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