October 9, 2021, 5:17 p.m. HST
The Maui Police Department and the Maui Fire Department have once again teamed up in a friendly competition to raise funds and raise awareness in the Maui cancer community.
Pink and blue t-shirts with the MPD and MFD logos are sold, with each department trying to sell the most to benefit the Pacific Cancer Foundation, which provides free support services to cancer patients, survivors and their families .
Teani Kaluhikaua designed the winning logo for the police. Richelle Wakamatsu created the winning logo for the fire department.
Go pink! the shirts are now available for sale on amazon. You can also order them from the Pacific Cancer Foundation website at www.pacificcancerfoundation.org.
To help Paint the island pink in October while supporting Ohana Fighting Cancer in Maui.
Patient navigation, nutritional counseling, support groups, workshops, and wellness classes are offered at the Pacific Cancer Foundation office at Maui Memorial Medical Center, Pacific Cancer Institute, and Cameron Center.
More than 700 people will be diagnosed with cancer this year in Hawai’i. Cancer patients need help as they fight. Insurance, transportation, advocacy, education, financial support and more are available for free.
If you or someone you know needs help, contact the Pacific Cancer Foundation at 808-242-7661 or visit www.pacificcancerfoundation.org.