Free Meals for Students

Department of Education New Release

Starting next week, Molokai students can get free breakfasts and lunches at Kaunakakai Elementary School as part of the state’s School Food Services Branch program.

Breakfast will be served 7:15 a.m. – 7:45 a.m. and lunch will be served 11:30 a.m. – 12 p.m. Mon. through Thurs. to all children 18 years and younger.

The program runs June 7 to July 1. For more information call Kaunakakai Elementary School at 553-1730.

The Summer Food Service Program provides free meals at 68 public schools statewide and is funded by the U.S. Department of Agriculture.

An eligible school must have 50 percent or more students that qualify for free or reduced-price lunches and some type of summer program on campus, though meal recipients do not have to be enrolled in the program.

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