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Kamehameha Schools promote sustainability through 'Donation Station'

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KAKAAKO, OAHU (HawaiiNewsNow) -

Kamehameha Schools and Kupu started a new eco-friendly initiative aimed at helping out Hawaii's educators.

Their 'Donation Station' opened in Kaka'ako on Saturday, which provides free, gently-used supplies, furniture and small appliances to educators.

All the donations came from Kamehameha Schools' Kapalama campus and other Kamehameha Schools facilities.

The goal is to promote sustainability and reduce waste in our communities.

"We have, as an organization, decided to really move in the direction of sustainability," said Amy Brinker, Kamehameha Schools Sustainability Manager. "And as a result of that, we have staff that are interested in waste diversion and recycling and all other kinds of sustainability. So we noticed that there was this opportunity to take some of our old supplies and rather than throwing them away, look for a way to get them out to the community."

The 'Donation Station' is located at 401 Cooke Street and will be open from 4 p.m. to 6 p.m. on Thursdays and Fridays and noon to 2 p.m. on Saturdays.

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