School Food Services

Free and Reduced Price Lunch Program

Nutritious low-cost or free lunches are available to qualifying children.


The Hawai‘i Department of Education's ​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​School Food Services Branch is the School Food Authority proudly serving over 100,000 nutritionally balanced, affordable meals a day to Hawai‘i's students. Our Branch supports schools in the implementation of their meal programs in compliance of federal, state and local child nutrition programs.



Jump Start Breakfast Start BreakfastHIDOE is working to promote breakfast participation to get parents and students excited.
‘Aina Pono Programs‘Aina Pono ProgramsIncreasing locally grown foods in student meals and connecting our keiki with the ‘āina
Special Meal Accommodations Meal AccommodationsHIDOE provides modified meal accommodations according to USDA Regulations.


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