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Bayanihan Food Distribution on Nov. 13 in Kahului

November 10, 2021, 1:11 PM HST
* Updated November 11, 5:52 AM
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Photo Credit: Bayanihan Food Distribution

The 11th Bayanihan Food Distribution of the year will be held Saturday, Nov. 13 at the Binhi at Ani Filipino Community Center in Kahului.

The drive-through Food Distribution is open to the public and runs 9 a.m. until the supplies of 500 food boxes and hot food are exhausted.

The distribution is at 780 Onehee Ave. across from Maui Waena School. For traffic flow purposes, 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. through 12:30 p.m.  Please do not block driveways; and line up as directed by the Maui Police Department.

The Bayanihan Food Distribution is spearheaded by Binhi at Ani and co-sponsored by Bayer Crop Science Hawaiʻi, Maui Food Bank, the County of Maui, Pyramid Insurance and Maui Gold Pineapple. It is staffed by hundreds of volunteers.  

“Even though many residents are back to work, there is still a need for food assistance,” said Melen Agcolicol, president of Binhi at Ani. “We want to thank our sponsors and volunteers for their support as well as our neighbors for their patience.  Since its start in May 2020, the Bayanihan Food Distribution has raised over $43,000, enabling the distribution of 7,493 food boxes.”

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For more information, contact Melen Agcolicol at 808-205-7981 or via email to [email protected]

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