NKCRC is networking with other organizations, community groups and individuals to identify and respond to our communities most urgent needs. Supporting food and nutrition access in North Kohala has been identified as a top priority.

Our goal is to help our community stay connected to one another and to a wider web of support and resources during this time. It is the incredible collaboration and partnership of numerous organizations, individuals and generous donors that make this emergent effort resilient to withstand the challenges today and stronger for tomorrow.

About Feed Kohala

Feed Kohala is an initiative led by community members to provide access to food and nutrition resources in North Kohala. Feed Kohala is focused on supporting the various food distribution efforts in North Kohala and hosts a prepared meals kitchen to provide nutritional meals to kupuna in need. Feed Kohala is operating under the North Kohala Eat Locally Grown Campaign, a project of NKCRC. Feed Kohala prioritizes supporting local farmers and ranchers and connecting those in need to resources that can support them.

Emergency Food Assistance

Sacred Heart Food Basket
What: Food pantry distribution and emergency food aid for those in need
Date: Thursday, June 18th and on call for emergency assistance
Time: 8:00 am to 10:00 am
Where: Sacred Heart Church Hawi (Directions)
Contact: (808) 889-6436
The Food Basket
What: Ohana box distribution
Date: TBA
Time: 10:00 am – pau
Where: Sacred Heart Church Hawi (Directions)
Contact: (808) 322-1418, www.hawaiifoodbasket.org
St Augustine’s Episcopal Church
What: Drive-through community meal
Date: Thursday, May 28
Time: 4:30 pm
Where: St Augustine’s Episcopal Church, Kapa’au (Directions)
Contact: (808) 889-5390
Kalahikiola Congregational Church
What: Soup Pick-up
Date: Every Tuesday and Friday
Time: 11:30 – 12:30pm
Where: Kalahikiola Congregational Church, Iole Rd (Directions)
Contact: kalahikiolachurch@gmail.com or text (808) 896-2657. Pre-order due Sunday by 8pm or Wednesday by 8pm
Sushi Rock Hawi
What: Food box distribution
Date: Every Wednesday
Time: 4:30 pm
Where: Sushi Rock Restaurant, Hawi (Directions)
Contact: (808) 889-5900
Feed Kohala
What: Prepared meals for kupuna in need
Date: Delivery on Friday
Time: Apx 3:30PM
Contact: michelle@northkohala.org, (808) 889-5523
Big Island Giving Tree
What: Fresh food distribution for those in need
Date: Monday, June 1
Time: 3:00 pm to pau
Where: Kamehameha Park, Kapaau (Directions)
Contact: thebigislandgivingtree@gmail.com
Kohala Food Hub
What: Kupuna produce box delivery and online market
Date: Pick-up and deliveries on Wednesday
Contact: sunshine@hipagriculture.org, kohalafoodhub.localfoodmarketplace.com
Kohala School Complex
What: Breakfast and lunch for all youth under 18
Date: Monday through Friday
Times: Breakfast 7:30 am – 8:00 am and Lunch 11:30 am – 12:00 pm
Where: Kohala High School, Kapaau (Directions)
Contact: NA
King’s View Cafe
What: Pizza and meals for families in need
Date: 7 Days a Week
Times: 11:00 am to 8:00 pm
Where: King’s View Cafe, Kapaau (Directions)
Contact: www.kingsviewcafe.com / ackgift@gmail.com
Little Free Pantry Kapa’au
What: Self-serve give and take food pantry
Date: 7 Days a Week
Times: 24 Hours a Day
Where: 543745 Akoni Pule Hwy, Kapaau, Hi 96755 (Directions)
Contact: Click Here

Keiki Care Packs

Register Online with Activate Hawaiʻi Aid
What: Register by Friday, May 15
Date: Friday, May 29
Times: TBA
Where: www.activatehawaiiaid.org
Contact: (808) 793-5703, Monday to Friday 8am – 5pm

How to Donate

The Feed Kohala initiative is operating under the project North Kohala Eat Locally Grown. If you are inspired to make a contribution towards the efforts of increasing food and nutrition access for those in need during this time please do so here:

Please note, due to the urgent nature of this initiative fiscal sponsorship fees have been waived during this time.

As the Resource Center continues to work with projects to meet the evolving needs of this time, contributions to support and sustain NKCRC’s general operations are greatly appreciated :

Community Partners

Contact Us

If you have any  questions, need help accessing resources or would like to know other ways to get involved, please reach out to:

michelle@northkohala.org