Tuesday, August 18, 2009

Hawaii helping Micronesia

Over the weekend, Representative Glenn Wakai helped load two 40-foot containers with medical and educational supplies from Shriner's Hospital. The donated items will be sent to two islands in Micronesia, Pohnpei and Palau. Reach out Pacific, a non-profit organization of which the representative is president, will send the items to hospitals in great need of supplies. Reach out Pacific services the Association of Pacific Island Legislature nations.

Some of the equipment donated include a stainless steel kitchen counter, industrial refrigerator, and AC units. All of these items will help hospitals in Micronesia provide their patients with better care.

Check out the story on KHNL News 8.

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