Emergency Food Assistance And Other Free Kapolei Coronavirus Resources
IMPORTANT: If you feel you need help right away, call the United Way Emergency Hotline at 2-1-1. They are available 24-7 to connect you with immediate assistance for food, housing, and health care.
Kapolei Emergency Food Assistance
These pantries distribute food to anyone who needs it. The days and times can change. Visit the Hawaiʻi Foodbank Emergency Assistance page for the latest details.
St. Jude Food Pantry
92-455 Makakilo Dr.
Tuesdays and Thursdays, 3:30pm-4:30pm
Child & Family Services
91-1841 Ft. Weaver Rd.
Ewa Beach Baptist Church
91-743 Pohakupuna Rd.
Last Saturday of the month, 10am-11am
Immaculate Conception Church
91-1298 Renton Rd.
1st & 3rd Fridays of the month, 5pm-6pm
91-3257 Kualakai Pkwy
Days/Times Vary, visit their Facebook page for details.
Kapolei Native Hawaiian Food Assistance
Anyone who is Native Hawaiian and 60 years of age or older or families living in Kapolei Hawaiian Homestead homes are eligible for free meal delivery.
Free Grab-And-Go Meals for Keiki
The Hawaii State Department of Education is providing free grab-and-go breakfasts and lunches for anyone 18 or younger, Monday-Friday, at these nearby pickup points: Barbers Point ES, ʻEwa Makai MS, Campbell HS, and Kapolei HS.
Open Jobs in Kapolei
A list of open jobs on the west side is being maintained by Councilmember Kymberly Pine, in partnership with the Kapolei Chamber of Commerce. The list includes the specific jobs being offered and info on how to apply.
Support For Kapolei Business Owners
Catalyst PR & Marketing founder Miguel Gonzalez is offering a free “Talk Strategy” Zoom videoconference session to discuss the right ways for businesses to stay in touch with clients and customers during this time. The event is Monday, 4/13, at 11am. Email email@example.com for an event invite.
Support for Kapolei Essential Workers
The YMCA is offering up to 100% off the cost of child care for essential workers, at the Leeward YMCA in Waipahu. This includes lunch and two snacks per day.
Essential workers can get a free coffee at any of the three Kapolei/ʻEwa Texaco stations. Just show your health care worker ID.
Support for Kapolei Families
Ulu ʻAe Learning Center is delivering boxes of Hawaiian activities and games to homes in the 96706 and 96707 zip codes. Delivery is free, but you have to reserve a box in advance.
Wet ‘n Wild is offering a free single-day ticket to kids who complete their four-week Learn ‘n Win program. See their website for more details.
Check out The Great Doggy Holiday, a free children’s book published by six-year-old Sebastien Gonzalez of Kapolei (with a little help from his parents Miguel and Melanie.) The Gonzalez family produced the book over the last three weeks of quarantine to help kids cope with the current pandemic and stay-at-home guidelines.
General COVID-19 Resource Guides By Local Folks
COVID-19 Resources (Councilmember Kymberly Pine): This page links to information about federal and state government programs, local jobs, and ways to support others.
Hawaiʻi COVID-19 Resources (UH-West Oʻahu Library): This page links to information about mental health resources, online educational opportunities, ways to help and get help, and general info about the pandemic.