Big Island Red Cross Receives Grant from OHA

HONOLULU (KHNL) -- The Office of Hawaiian Affairs awarded the American Red Cross, Hawaii State Chapter with an $8,685 grant to help underprivileged residents with scholarships for the Red Cross Nurse Aide Training Program.

Red Cross CEO Coralie Chun Matayoshi says with the training skills, more people are likely to respond when emergencies occur that need medical assistance.

All Red Cross assistance to disaster victims is free.