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Note: This article was updated 1/18/2017


Big Brothers/Big Sisters, the National Kidney Foundation and United Cerebral Palsy have teamed up to provide pickup of donations throughout Oahu.  The easiest way to schedule a pickup is through their website,

United Cerebral Palsy has attended sites at Aina Haina and Hahaione Elementary Schools.

Big Brothers/Big Sisters also has a drop-off bin in Kalama Valley at 501 Kealahou St.  (gone as of 1/15/2017)

The Salvation Army can pick-up furniture donations.  Schedule at SATRUCK.ORG, or call 800-728-7825

Extra plastic bags can always be used at the Hawaii Kai Dog Park.  Dispensers are located near the park entrance.

THRIFT STORES AND HOURS, AS OF 5/27/2016: please check with store for latest information.

Leahi Thrift Shop - 3675 Kilauea Ave - Weds & Sat 10:00 am - 2:00 pm

Holy Nativity - 5286 Kalanianaole Hwy - Wednesday & Friday 9:00 a.m. - 3:00 p.m./ Saturday 9:00 a.m. - 12:00 p.m.

Holy Trinity Catholic Church - 5919 Kalanianaole Hwy - Thursday, Friday & Saturday from 9:00 AM to 2:00 PM

Goodwill Kaimuki - 3638 Waialae Avenue  (808) 737-3284 - for donations, please bring at least 1 hour prior to close

Monday - Saturday: 9:00 a.m. - 7:00 p.m.
Sunday: 9:00 a.m. - 5:30 p.m. 

Hawaii Kai Community Bookstore - (Books Only) - Basement of Hawaii Kai Library on Lunalilo Hm Rd

Mon  12:30pm-4:30pm.
Tue-Th    10am-4:30pm
Sat                9:30am-3pm
Closed: Sun, Fri & library holidays


RRR Recycling - across from Costco next to Dog Park on Keahole St.

Mon - Fri:      9:15am - 4:45pm
Sat - Sun:     8:00am - 3:30pm

closed from 12:30 - 1pm for lunch

Accepts HI-5 recyclables, newspaper, bi-metal cans, Plastic PETE 1 &2   Please sort materials and leave caps off of plastic containers. No glass without Hi-5 label.


Hawaii Kai's Bulky Pickup Day is the Fourth Wednesday of every month.  According to the City's website, OPALA.ORG, Sector 8 encompasses: Niu Valley, Kuliouou, Hahaione Valley, Hawaii Kai, Mariner's Ridge, Portlock, Kalama Valley, and Queen's Gate. From Hawaii Loa Street to Kalama Valley.

The area from approximately Hawaii Loa Ridge through Kahala, Sector 7, has the Fourth Monday of every month as its Bulky Pickup Day.  This area is defined as:  Kahala, Waialae Nui, Kalani Valley, Waialae Iki, Aina Haina, Hawaii Loa Ridge, Wailupe Peninsula, and the Koko Head side of Diamond Head to the lighthouse. From 22nd Avenue and Hunakai Street to Hawaii Loa Street.

See City site for additional zones and locations.

Additional reading: City information on Hazardous Waste