About Town 04-13-19

Free annual shredding event

Protect yourself from identity theft by safely shredding sensitive documents at the Access Information Management Destruction Plant, while helping the hungry by bringing food donations.


People can drive up and drop off up to two boxes of documents per person, 8 a.m. to noon April 27 at the Access Big Island Record and Destruction Center, 73-4164 Huli Koa Drive in Kailua-Kona. Staples and paperclips do not need to be removed. Due to safety and traffic-flow concerns, stay in your car. Boxes and bags will not be returned. Drop offs will be limited to two bags or boxes per person per vehicle. Walk-ups will not be allowed. Bring donations of rice and canned goods to benefit Hawaii’s hungry families through the Hawaii Food Basket.

Access Corporation requires a signed document release form before they will shred your documents. Forms for each person dropping off documents can be downloaded at http://bit.ly/2v5lFwx and signed before you drop off your papers.

For more information go to aarp.cvent.com/shred4-27.

Tsunami documentary comes to Kona

“Ichi-you-rai-fuku” or “Life Goes On,” a story of human resilience on the face of devastation, comes to the Privateer’s Cove theater in the Hualalai Center, 75-170 Hualalai Road Ste E-100 in Kailua-Kona. Following residents of Tohoku, Japan, six years after the great East Japan earthquake and tsunami, the film shows human beings rising from tragedy and into new hope.


Film showing is at 2 p.m. April 23 and is 81 minutes long; in Japanese with English subtitles. Admission is free, but reservations are recommended; call Michael at 333-6412 to reserve a seat.

Info: lifegoeson-movie.com/en.

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