Kaua‘i resorts helping with holiday hunger

  • Dennis Fujimoto/The Garden Island

    Wes Perreira of the Hawai‘i Foodbank Kaua‘i accepts a first-time $3,946.29 raised by Ike Cockett, general manager of the Hilton Garden Inn and the Wailua resort’s ‘ohana.

  • Dennis Fujimoto/The Garden Island

    Members of the Kaua‘i Independent Food Bank and its board of directors accept 1,511 pounds of food collected by the Marriott Kaua‘i Beach Club, and delivered to the KIFB Nawiliwili facility.

LIHU‘E — Kaua‘i’s hotel industry is stepping up to help the food banks with its efforts to battle holiday hunger, or the traditional increase in food demand during the holiday season.