Oct 20, 2017 4:51 pm Pacific/Honolulu

Rescuing Goods for Aloha Harvest

Kyo-ya’s properties in Waikiki are the only hotels and resorts on Oahu that donate leftover food and toiletries to Aloha Harvest, which helps to feed and provide supplies for more than 70,000 people each month. Since beginning the program in 2012 at the Sheraton Waikiki Hotel and Resort, Kyo-ya staff have rescued and donated approximately 15,000 lbs. of food and 650 lbs. of amenities.

Sheraton Waikiki Hotel and Resort
- Food rescued: 13,575 lbs. (since May 2012)
- Amenities donated: 200 lbs. (since February 2013)
Moana Surfrider, a Westin Resort and Spa
- Food rescued: 1,405 lbs. (since February 2013)
- Amenities donated: 100 lbs. (since May 2013)
Sheraton Princess Kailulani Hotel
- Amenities donated: 250 lbs. (since April 2013)
The Royal Hawaiian Hotel, a Luxury Collection Resort
- Amenities donated: 110 lbs. (since March 2013)

Aloha Harvest is a non-profit organization that rescues excess, quality food from restaurants, hotels, catering businesses, grocery stores and distributors and delivers the food the same day to 159 different social service agencies feeding the hungry and homeless of Oahu, totally free of charge. Established in 1999, Aloha Harvest has rescued over 9.9 million pounds of food, and helps to feed over 70,000 people each month!