Keep calm and sew on: Community comes together to make masks

  • Judy Alderson sews face masks for Hospice of Kona using scrap material. (Laura Ruminski/West Hawaii Today)

  • Judy Alderson sews face masks for Hospice of Kona using scrap material. (Laura Ruminski/West Hawaii Today)

  • Judy Alderson sews face masks for Hospice of Kona using scrap material. (Laura Ruminski/West Hawaii Today)

  • Donated masks have been collected at Discount Fabric Warehouse in Hilo on Wednesday. Volunteers have used fun, colorful fabrics and sewn masks to donate to people in need. (Kelsey Walling/Tribune-Herald)

  • Leimomi Beaudet, manager of Kilauea Kreations, folds fabric for a mask while in the shop in Hilo on Thursday. Volunteers with Kilauea Kreations have been helping Jessica Cruzan, the creator of Sew Da Kine bags, sew medical masks for Hilo Medical Center. (Kelsey Walling/Tribune-Herald)

Stay calm, and sew on.