Safeway hosts rice drive to benefit Hawai‘i Foodbank Kaua‘i

  • Dennis Fujimoto / The Garden Island

    From left, Garren Leanio-Balagat, a new employee with the Hawai‘i Foodbank Kaua‘I; Lesah Merritt, Safeway Hokulei Village Shopping Center manager; and Wes Perreira and Michelle Panoke of the Hawai‘i Foodbank Kaua‘i, show off the Safeway-brand 20-pound bags of rice are part of the Safeway Kaua‘i-only, rice drive.

PUHI — The Safeway-brand, 20-pound bag of white rice already had its special sale pricing attached Monday morning when the Safeway stores, both the Waipouli Kaua‘i Village and the Puhi Hokulei Village Shopping Center locations, announced a rice drive benefiting the Hawai‘i Foodbank Kaua‘i.