PepsiCo donates drinkable water to the Kaua‘i North Shore
NAWILIWILI — Kelvin Moniz, executive director of the Kaua‘i Independent Food Bank, said the recent Spring Break Food Giveaway took care of more than 1,500 individuals, nearly 600 being keiki, and more than 200 kupuna when it took place during spring break.
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This article is basic Corporate Marketing and virtue signaling to the max. As a resident of Hanalei, I can tell you the “generosity” of corporations like Pepsi or Nestle is neither needed or welcome. They both have a well established record of privatizing clean ground water, at the expense of the local inhabitants and the environment through the billion of single use plastic bottles thrown away . . . Daily.
The North Shore Just needs the State to do what they have been paid for by our property taxes, which have increased by 700% in the last 20 years. Perhaps starting with fixing the $1.5M toilets at Blackpot.
Same. We live here too and nothing’s wrong with our water. This piece is advertising disguised as journalism.
Kauai government needs to start doing what we pay them to do.
I agree Joshua. This is wrong on so many levels. TGI you should have a bit more editorial discretion. Please.
Total PR marketing move. That might be well received elsewhere…however we can see right through. A company that contributes to more death and pollution around the world than any virus. And has been doing so for decades. Pepsico go kick rocks.