Concern for families of sick keiki gave Lagareta a cause and career
By Bob Sigall, Special to the Star-Advertiser
Jan. 29, 2017
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COUTESY KITTY LAGARETA
“If you set your mind to something, there’s always a way to get it done. Working with others allows you to achieve much bigger things than you could possibly do as an individual,” said Kitty Lagareta, pictured in 1987 with singer Loyal Garner, right, at the grand opening of Hawaii’s first Ronald McDonald House.
COURTESY RONALD MCDONALD HOUSE
The first Ronald McDonald House in Manoa in 1987 provided private rooms, a pantry, kitchen, and laundry for off-island families with sick children at Honolulu-area hospitals.