The Food Basket reports ‘significant’ decrease in number of people served in Kona

  • Thursday's Ohana Food Drop wasn't limited to vehicles only. (Chelsea Jensen/West Hawaii Today)

  • A National Guard member and volunteers prepare food for distribution during Thursday’s Ohana Food Drop held at Old Kona Airport Park in Kailua-Kona. (Photos by Chelsea Jensen/West Hawaii Today)

  • A National Guard member places bags of produce into the rear cargohold of a vehicle Thursday at The Food Basket's 105 Ohana Food Drop held in Kailua-Kona. (Chelsea Jensen/West Hawaii Today)

  • National Guard members swoop in with rice and produce to ensure families remain fed during The Food Basket’s 105th Ohana Food Drop, held Thursday in Kailua-Kona. (Chelsea Jensen/West Hawaii Today)

  • National Guard members place food in a vehicle Thursday during the The Food Basket’s 105 Ohana Food Drop held in Kailua-Kona.

    National Guard members place food in a vehicle Thursday during the The Food Basket’s 105 Ohana Food Drop held in Kailua-Kona. (Chelsea Jensen/West Hawaii Today)

The Food Basket has noticed a sizable drop in the number of people being serving via its monthly Ohana Food Drop in Kailua-Kona.