There when you need it: Waikoloa Loan Closet provides medical equipment for the community

  • Medical equipment is available at the Waikoloa Loan Closet. Courtesy photo/Special to West Hawaii Today

  • Medical equipment is available at the Waikoloa Loan Closet. (Courtesy photo/Special to West Hawaii Today)

  • Medical equipment is available at the Waikoloa Loan Closet. (Courtesy photo/Special to West Hawaii Today)

  • Medical equipment is available at the Waikoloa Loan Closet. (Courtesy photo/Special to West Hawaii Today)

Realtor Phyllis Klicker had closed on a home sale in Waikoloa Village and discovered the previous owner had left behind a cache of medical equipment. Not wanting to take it to the landfill, she decided to open the Waikoloa Loan Closet, making the equipment available free of charge to anyone in need.