Free Meals For Keiki Extend Through Summer Break 2020

Seamless Summer Option begins on May 29, continuing the Grab-N-Go meal program that fed keiki while schools were closed.

Photo: Hawaiʻi Department of Education


(Updated May 28, 2020)

Although public schools in Hawaiʻi officially end Thursday, May 28, keiki will continue receiving free meals at select locations through Friday, July 17, as part of the Seamless Summer Option, a meal distribution program held every summer. (see list of Oʻahu schools below; and for schools statewide, click here).

Participating schools will provide free breakfasts and lunches to children 18 years or younger, regardless of their eligibility for free or reduced-price meals.

Walk-up and drive-through services will be available. Dine-in options are not allowed, due to social distancing measures.

  • Breakfast will be served from 7:30 to 8 a.m., Monday to Friday, except holidays. Food must be eaten by 10 a.m. for safety.
  • Lunch will be from 11:30 a.m. to noon, Monday to Friday, except holidays. Food must be eaten by 2 p.m. for safety.

The Seamless Summer Option is a continuation of the Grab-N-Go program that served free meals to thousands of keiki during the stay-at-home order that began in March.

The rules will be the same: To receive free meals this summer, keiki do not have to be enrolled at the school distribution site and do not have to be public school students.

Parents may pick up student meals without their kids present but must provide one of the following documents each time:

  • Official letter or email from school listing child(ren) enrolled.
  • Recent student report card(s).
  • Attendance record(s) from parent portals of school websites.
  • Birth certificate(s) of child(ren).
  • Student ID card(s).
  • Driver’s permit/license(s) for high school students.
  • State-issued ID of the student.

These locations will serve meals from May 29 to July 17 

Updated May 28, 2020 per DOE’s list

(breakfast and lunch, unless indicated)

Honolulu District

  • Dole Middle School
  • Farrington High School (lunch only; begins June 8)
  • Kaimukī High School
  • Kalihi Waena Elementary School (begins June 8)
  • Likelike Elementary School
  • Stevenson Middle School (lunch only; begins June 8 and ends July 2)

Central Oʻahu District

  • Kaʻala Elementary School (lunch only)
  • Makalapa Elementary SChool
  • Waialua High & Intermediate schools (lunch only)

Leeward Oʻahu District

  • August Ahrens Elementary School (begins June 8; lunch only)
  • Mākaha Elementary School
  • Nānāikapono Elementary School
  • Nānākuli High & Intermediate schools
  • Waiʻanae High School
  • Waiʻanae Intermediate School
  • Waipahu Elementary School (begins Jun. 8; lunch only)
  • ʻOhana Ola Transitional Shelter, Waiʻanae (lunch only)

Windward Oʻahu District

  • Hauʻula Elementary School
  • Heʻeia Elementary School
  • Kahalaʻu Elementary School (ends June 3)
  • Kahuku Elementary School (begins June 4)
  • Kahuku High & Intermediate schools
  • Kailua Elementary School (lunch only)
  • Kailua High School (begins June 8; lunch only)
  • King Intermediate School
  • Parker Elementary School

These locations will STOP serving meals after Thursday, May 28. 

Honolulu District

  • Kauluwela Elementary School
  • McKinley High School
  • Pālolo Elementary School

Central Oʻahu District

  • Helemano Elementary School
  • Kīpapa Elementary School
  • Leilehua High School

Leeward Oʻahu District

  • Barbers Point Elementary
  • Campbell High School
  • ʻEwa Makai Middle School
  • Honowai Elementary School
  • Kapolei High School
  • Lehua Elementary School
  • Leihoku Elementary School
  • Māʻili Elementary School
  • Waiʻanae Elementary School
  • Hale Wai Vista Apartment Complex, Waiʻanae

Windward Oʻahu District 

  • Keolu Elementary School
  • Pope Elementary School
  • Waimānalo Elementary & Intermediate schools