Supply issues put the squeeze on Food Basket

  • Driver Vince Cruz checks the contents of a box on an empty rack at the Hilo Food Basket warehouse on Wednesday. (The Food Basket/Special to West Hawaii Today)

The Food Basket continues to struggle with supply chain issues, the lingering effects of the COVID-19 pandemic, and the rising cost of living, all of which have contributed to a major shortage of food that Executive Director Kristin Frost Albrecht calls “unprecedented.”