The Hawaiian Summer time Dinner Program opens for Keiki on June eighth

Posted: May 26, 2021 / 4:49 PM HSTUpdated: May 26, 2021 / 8:42 pm HST

HONOLULU (KHON2) – The Hawaii Department of Education (HIDOE) grab-and-go meal service begins Friday, June 4th for those under the age of 18.

The program runs until Monday, July 19, and is open to all children – including 18-year-olds – regardless of their schooling status

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Food is served at lunchtime at around 80 different distribution points. Families are asked to go to the nearest participating school so that the schools can prepare the correct number of meals each day.

“We know this service will help our students achieve educational opportunities by providing reliable and nutritious meals during the summer months. We encourage all children in the church to take advantage of this opportunity. “

Randall Tanaka, Assistant Superintendent of the Office of Facilities and Operations

Parents or legal guardians must provide one of the following documents each day to collect meals without their child being present:

  • Official letter or email from the school listing the enrolled child.
  • Current school report.
  • Attendance list from parent portals of school websites.
  • Child’s birth certificate.
  • Student ID (s).
  • Driving license / license (s) for high school students.
  • State-issued student ID.

Food rescues as part of a local organization that helps distribute food across the country

Click here More information on Grab-and-Go summer dinner. According to HIDOE, pick-up for the service includes lunch for that day and breakfast for the next day per child.

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