46,000 DOE Grab-and-Go Meals Distributed Statewide; Privately Funded Site in South Maui Offered Today Only
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.
Parents or caregivers who pick up a meal must be accompanied by a child, according to USDA requirements.
- 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