Bayanihan drive-thru food giveaway slated for Saturday

The Maui News

The ninth Bayanihan Food Distribution will start at 9 a.m. Saturday at the Binhi at Ani Filipino Community Center in Kahului.

The drive-thru event is open to the public and will continue until supplies run out. The community center is located at 780 Onehee Avenue across from Maui Waena Intermediate.

In December, 196 volunteers distributed 720 food boxes, including 1,250 plate lunches, 10,341 canned goods, 840 bags of rice, 720 dozens of eggs, 720 gallons of milk, 1,968 boxes of mashed potatoes, 3,152 snacks and other dried goods, 3,096 beverages, 900 Maui Gold pineapples, 5,950 pounds of produce, 2,000 bags of bread, 960 Pepsi beverages and 600 McDonald’s certificates, according to a news release.

On Saturday, vehicles must enter Onehee Avenue by turning right from South Papa Avenue. Kea Street between Papa Avenue and Holua Drive will be closed from 7 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. Waiting vehicles should not block driveways and must line up as directed by the Maui Police Department and the Hawaii National Guard.

For more information, contact Melen Agcolicol at 205-7981 or melencopy@gmail.com.


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