The Department is pleased to announce that all students at Hawaiʻi’s 257 public schools statewide will receive free breakfast and lunch meals for the entirety of the 2021-22 school year, thanks to a nationwide waiver from the U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA).
If you have not yet purchased meal credits for this upcoming school year via the EZ Meal App, no further action is required. If you have already purchased meal credits in advance, you may choose to leave funds in the account for the following school year or request a refund through the school.
(Please note: a second meal purchase or additional ala cart items i.e. second milk will be an option for purchase provided there is funds in your child's account.)
Students will only receive meals at their school of enrollment. One meal per breakfast session and one per lunch session will be free of charge.
Please contact the school office if you need more information.