Kaua‘i teams up to deliver care baskets to kupuna-care facilities

  • Dennis Fujimoto / The Garden Island

    Representatives from the various kupuna-care facilities accept baskets containing cards and gifts for their respective residents from Mayor Derek Kawakami, the county Agency on Elderly Affairs, Kaua‘i Retired and Senior Volunteer Program and state Department of Education during the Senior Corps’ 9/11 Day of Service project Friday at the Lihu‘e Civic Center Moikeha Building. From left are Sarah Santiago of Kaua‘i Care Center, RSVP volunteers Bill Arakaki and Wilma Chandler, Jacob Mauer of Hale Kupuna Heritage Home, county Executive on Aging Kealoha Takahashi, Grace Delos Reyes of Kaua‘i RSVP, Kawakami, Bronson Ho of Garden Isle Rehabilitation & Healthcare, Kaua‘i RSVP Director Donna Loo, Lance Segawa representing Kaua‘i Veterans Memorial Hospital, state DOE Kaua‘i Complex Area Superintendent Paul Zina, Cheryl Tennberg representing Samuel Mahelona Memorial Hospital, and Sean Doi DOE district educational specialist.

LIHU‘E — Uniting people through service is one of the themes of the 9/11 Day of Service.