Hometown Heroes: Kona Bay Books program keeps business afloat while supporting The Food Basket

  • Kona Bay Books manager Tara Van Mols accepts a donation of books from Judy Carr-Robinson. The bookstore donates $10 for every box donated to The Food Basket. (Laura Ruminski/West Hawaii Today)

  • A customer browses the large selection of titles at Kona Bay Books. (Laura Ruminski/West Hawaii Today)

  • Kona Bay Books manager Tara Van Mols accepts donations for The Food Basket. For every box of books donated, the store will donate $10 to Hawaii Island’s food bank. See Hometown Heroes on 9A for the full story. (Laura Ruminski/West Hawaii Today)

Editor’s note: Each Wednesday, West Hawaii Today is publishing a story about individuals, groups or organizations that have helped make life better for others in our community during the COVID-19 pandemic.