Hometown Heroes: The Food Basket holds 100th ‘food drop’ since April

  • Jaime Ferreire with Honua Ola hands a holiday dessert mix to a driver during an Ohana Food Drop with The Food Basket in Honokaa on Dec. 23. (Photos by Kelsey Walling/Tribune-Herald)

  • A driver talks with volunteers while driving through an Ohana Food Drop by The Hawaii Food Basket in Honokaa on Wednesday, Dec. 23, 2020. Kelsey Walling/Tribune-Herald

  • National Guard member Whitney May holds bread and eggs for a car while volunteering at an Ohana Food Drop with The Food Basket in Honokaa on Dec. 23. The Food Basket served about 2,500 people.

  • A volunteer directs traffic during an Ohana Food Drop by the Hawaii Food Basket in Honokaa on Wednesday, Dec. 23, 2020. This was The Food Basket's one hundredth drop this year. Kelsey Walling/Tribune-Herald

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