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Maui Blood Drives for December

December 7, 2017, 10:05 AM HST · Updated December 7, 10:16 AM
Nikki Schenfeld · 1 Comment
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PC: Blood Bank Hawaiʻi.

The Blood Bank of Hawaiʻi will host a series of blood drives in December on Maui.

Donors must be in good health, 18 years of age or older or 16 with the consent of a parent or legal guardian, weigh 110 pounds or more and bring a photo ID with date and birth.

Blood Bank of Hawaiʻi says they see a lower donor turnout during the holidays. To show appreciation, donors who give blood from Dec. 9, 2017 through Jan. 7, 2018, will be entered to win HawaiianMiles with weekly 15,000 miles giveaway and a grand prize of 80,000 miles. Official rules can be found here. BBH.org.

Blood Drives in December on Maui will be held at:

Dec. 18, 2017 at Cameron Center Auditorium from 8:15 a.m. to 3:15 p.m.
Dec. 19, 2017 at Cameron Center Auditorium from 7 a.m. to 2:30 p.m.
Dec. 20, 2017 at Cameron Center Auditorium from 8:15 a.m. to 3:30 p.m.
Dec. 21, 2017 at Cameron Center Auditorium from 8 a.m. to 5 p.m.
Dec. 22, 2017 at Cameron Center Auditorium from 7:15 a.m. to 1:15 p.m.

BBH recommends the following before donating:

  • Drink 8-10 glasses of water
  • Get adequate rest
  • Eat a hearty meal
  • Include iron-rich foods in your diet
  • Know the countries where you’ve traveled and when you visited them
  • Know your medical conditions. Additionally, know the medications and amounts you’re taking

To schedule an appointment or get more information, call (808) 848-4770 or visit BBH.org.

Nikki Schenfeld
Nikki joined the Maui Now team in 2016 as a writer/reporter. Originally from Chicago, she has had internships with CBS2 Chicago and Comcast SportsNet Chicago where she had the opportunity to interview some of Chicago's best athletes. She graduated from Columbia College Chicago in 2010 with a Bachelor's degree in Broadcast Journalism. She moved to Maui in 2013.
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