Hawaii Island United Way recently awarded the Friends of the Big Island Drug Court with a $1,500 grant for food and supplies to support Drug Court and Veterans Treatment Court clients during the pandemic.
The donation funded two food distribution events. The first was held at the Old Airport Park in Kona on February 22, the second was at the Hilo Civic Center on March 2. In all, 56 bags of rice, several cases of canned goods, 46 pizzas, sodas, hand sanitizers, and facemasks were provided to more than 75 treatment court participants. Read full article.
Hilo Drug Court Judge Henry Nakamoto (left), Friends of Big Island Drug Court Vice President Michelle Manalo, and Drug Court Probation Officer Dustin Cueva (back)