Maui Coronavirus Updates

46,000 DOE Grab-and-Go Meals Distributed Statewide; Privately Funded Site in South Maui Offered Today Only

March 31, 2020, 6:38 AM HST
* Updated March 31, 6:41 AM
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Grab-and-go meals for kids.

HIDOE Grab-and-Go meal service at Lokelani Intermediate will start on Wednesday, April 1 instead of today as previously announced. Work is still being completed to repair an electrical issue in the kitchen area of the cafeteria that occurred on Monday, the original planned start date for the service.

A privately funded temporary grab-and-go site is set up for those in South Maui, today only, at Hope Chapel in Kīhei.  The site is organized by Ka ‘Ohana Carter and a Kihei ‘Ohana.

DOE locations across Maui that remain OPEN for service including:

●  Hāna High & Elementary
●  Kahului Elementary
●  Kalama Intermediate
●  Lahaina Intermediate
●  Lānaʻi High School
●  Molokaʻi High

Any child 18 years old and under (regardless of their school enrollment) can pick up meals at the designated times. Breakfast is available between 7:30 and 8 a.m.; and lunch is available from 11:30 a.m. to noon, Monday through Friday.

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Parents or caregivers who pick up a meal must be accompanied by a child, according to USDA requirements.

In the first week of Grab-and-Go school meal distribution, nearly 16,000 breakfasts & 30,000 lunches were served to children at 38 school sites (not including the Kuhio Day holiday). Eight more school distribution sites are starting this week, increasing the total number of school sites to 46 .
  • In first week on Maui (March 23-27; excludes March 26, Prince Kuhio Day), 2,283 breakfasts and about 4,351 lunches served to children 18 and younger at six schools in Maui County including the following:
    • Lānaʻi High School – 460 total meals
    • Hāna High – 603 total meals
    • Kahului Elementary – 1,796 total meals
    • Kalama Intermediate – 1,052 total meals
    • Lahaina Intermediate – 1,126 total meals
    • Molokaʻi High – 1,602 total meals

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