> Hawaii School Breakfast and Lunch Program
A school lunch program shall be provided in the public schools for the purposes of providing students with a nutritious meal at a minimum cost, providing learning experiences, and establishing desirable food habits. The National School Breakfast and Lunch Programs are administered by the Office of Hawaii Child Nutrition Programs (OHCNP).
General Program Requirements:
In order to qualify for this benefit program, you must be a resident of the State of Hawaii and a parent or primary caregiver responsible for a child(ren) who attends school (high school or under). Those who qualify must also have an annual household income before taxes that must not exceed $31,006 if two people live in the household; $38,961 if three people live in the household; $46,916 if four people live in the household; $54,871 if five people live in the household; $62,826 if six people live in the household; $70,781 if seven people live in the household; and $78,736 if eight people live in the household. For larger households, add $7,955 for each additional person in the home.
To apply for free or reduced price meals, contact your child's school. A listing of your state's schools can be found here:
Program Contact Information:
Please call the Hawaii State Department of Education to ask about the School Breakfast and Lunch Program:
or write to:
Hawaii State Department of Education
P.O. Box 2360
Honolulu, HI 96804
To contact the Office of Hawaii Child Nutrition Program, go to this website:
Office of Hawaii Child Nutrition Programs