About Town: July 28, 2020

Coffee for Veterans is Wednesday

The weekly free Coffee for Veterans will be held this Wednesday. All veterans are invited to come “talk story” with their fellow veterans at Umekes Fish Market Bar and Grill at the corner of Kaiwi Street and Kuakini Highway in Kailua-Kona.


Coffee for Veterans gets underway a 9 a.m. Breakfast will be available for $7 per person. Face masks are required.

For more information, contact Rico Pacatang at (808) 339-1828.

Produce, ‘Cook Your Own Meal’ bundle pickups announced

Laiopua 2020 will distribute produce bags today and its “Cook Your Own Meal” bundles on Thursday in Kailua-Kona.

Produce bags supplement families’ meals and provide needed fresh fruits and vegetables.

Each “Cook Your Own Meal” bundle includes a recipe and the protein/produce/groceries to prepare the meal. The ingredients are enough to feed a family of six to eight. This week’s meal is chicken long rice with lomilomi salmon.

Distribution will take place at 5 p.m. both days at Laiopua 2020’s center, 74-5210 Keanalehu Drive in Kailua-Kona. Recipients are asked to drive through the parking lot to receive the bundle or bag. One bundle or bag per vehicle.

Kona Elks Club announces dinner

Dinner with Muriel at the Kona Elks will take place from 5-7 p.m. Wednesday at the Kona Elks Club in Kailua-Kona. The meal features meatloaf with mushroom gravy for $10. Meals can be eaten at the facility or taken out.


To reserve a meal, call 329-2616. All members and guests are welcome.

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