Hometown Heroes: Clubs band together to treat Kona Community Hospital staffers

  • Two local Rotary clubs recently found ways to show their appreciation to staff at the Kona Community Hospital as part of the clubs’ “Rotary Gives Thanks to our Healthcare Workers” project. The Rotary Club of Kona showed its appreciation for the Kona Community Hospital team by bringing two food trucks to the campus and serving either breakfast or lunch. (Courtesy photo/Special to West Hawaii Today)

  • Two local Rotary clubs recently found ways to show their appreciation to staff at the Kona Community Hospital as part of the clubs’ “Rotary Gives Thanks to our Healthcare Workers” project. The Rotary Club of Kona showed its appreciation for the Kona Community Hospital team by bringing two food trucks to the campus and serving either breakfast or lunch. (Courtesy photo/Special to West Hawaii Today)

  • Kona Mauka Rotary assembled 300 custom gift boxes for the hospital workers, filling them with snacks, coffee, gift certificates and homemade pumpkin spice cookies. Several Rotarians decorated a section of the cafeteria and were on-hand to personally thank the hospital employees as they distributed the boxes and beverages.

  • Two local Rotary clubs recently found ways to show their appreciation to staff at the Kona Community Hospital as part of the clubs’ “Rotary Gives Thanks to our Healthcare Workers” project. The Rotary Club of Kona showed its appreciation for the Kona Community Hospital team by bringing two food trucks to the campus and serving either breakfast or lunch. (Courtesy photo/Special to West Hawaii Today)

  • Two local Rotary clubs recently found ways to show their appreciation to staff at the Kona Community Hospital as part of the clubs’ “Rotary Gives Thanks to our Healthcare Workers” project. Kona Mauka Rotary assembled 300 custom gift boxes for the hospital workers while Rotary Club of Kona showed its appreciation by bringing two food trucks to the campus and serving either breakfast or lunch. (Courtesy photos/Special to 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.