Ohana100 hosted a Youth Summer Service Camp for teens. During the week, they planned and organized activities as well serviced community programs, earning up to 30 hours.
DAY 1 - KDWT learned about Ohana100 and featured guest speaker Pa Akaka talked about the importance of service to our community and shared his experiences. Ms. lacy helped out with the kids. Teams and ideas were developed.
DAY 2- In preparation for community outreach, KDWT visited the State Library. They searched for books to read and practiced reading the stories. They also stopped by the State Capitol and had lunch on the lawn of Iolani Palace, learning a little history about important and historical places in Honolulu.
DAY 3- Featured guest Speaker Ms. Karen who talked about how to make props for the stories they would read to the children. Ms. Karen also helped with sewing. The kids sewed 40 Aloha Pillows and stamped 1,000 books. Later that afternoon, Ms. Lacy talked about public speaking, importance of communication and team work. She gave the kids a glimpse of what its like to be a television reporter.
DAY 4- KDWT provided entertainment (sang, danced, played musical instruments and did a jiu jitsu demonstration) for 12 veterans at the Aging Center at Tripler. They also read with and distributed books to 120 preschool children.
DAY 5- KDWT read with women & children of the Salvation Army Nursery program. They also read with the Diamond Head Preschool kids. KDWT visited the National Memorial Cemetery of the Pacific (known as Punchbowl). There, they placed flowers on the graves of the Mattson Family as well, the graves of the unknown who lost their lives in Pearl Harbor December 7, 1941.
Day 6- KDWT along with other Ohana100 volunteers, spent the last day of camp servicing families at Fisher House. They shared their talents and played games with the children. They also gifted each child with a new book along with a Peace Pillow of their very own. To celebrate the week of giving we had lunch with the families.
2017 OUTCOME: In 2017, serviced 10 programs, sewed 40 Aloha Pillows to benefit Molokai kids, stamped 1,000 books, read with over 150 children and provided companionship to 15 senior veterans, in just one week. WAY TO GO!!!!
Thank you to Pa Akaka, Ms. Karen, Ms. Lacy, Pop Mattson and Ms. Frenchie for support and helping out with our week long program. Thank you to Watanabe Florist and Akaka/Mattson Family for donating flowers.
Congratulations to all KDWT Ambassadors for doing an Outstanding job in serving our community!!!!!!!!
Ohana100 values the service of our dedicated volunteers!!! THANK YOU! THANK YOU for believing in our mission!!!