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Community Spotlight - VASH Hawai'i Island


VASH - Visitor Aloha Society of Hawai'i.  With the mission to share the aloha spirit with visitors affected by adversity, VASH Hawai'i Island provides support services for visitors affected by crimes, medical emergencies, death of a loved one or suffer other adversities during their stay on Hawai'i Island.

The assistance provided by VASH is to help visitors cope with and recover from a variety of unfortunate situations. VASH receives referrals from the Hawai'i County Police Department, local hospitals, airport security and others in the visitor industry.  Each situation and need is assessed on a case-by-case basis with the appropriate support service offered.  

Want to get involved?  You can volunteer - assisting visitors as well as tasks such as office work, assisting with events and soliciting donations.  

Want to donate?  Monetary donations (cash or via paypal) are accepted as well as in-kind gifts of goods and services.  VASH Hawai'i Island is a 501(c)(3) nonprofit organization - your donation is tax deductible to the extent allowed by the law.  

For additional information, or contact information, visit the VASH Hawai'i Island website.

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