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Friends of the Children of West Hawaii is proud to offer this page of resources for parents, children, and families currently working through the COVID-19 outbreak and resulting school and business closures. Resources will be updated regularly; as a result you may say resources appear or disappear from the list from time to time. Please note this page of resources is intended for your convenience and is NOT a government or medical information page. For official information and resources please visit:

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The following schools continue to provide meals for Big Island students qualifying for free and reduced meals

Honokaa High

Kahakai Elementary

Kau High & Intermediate

Kohala High

Konawaena High

Pahoa High & Inter.

Waiakea High

Waimea Elementary

Breakfast: 7:30 to 8:00 

Lunch: 11:30 to 12:00 

Meals will NOT be served Thursday, March 26


Poi Dog Deli is offering their PB&J sandwiches with bottomless popcorn through their new

"Keiki Food Fund" 

Children and families will not be charged for this amazing service, however donations to the fund are gratefully accepted.


Chubby's Diner at KB Xtreme is offering $2.50 Bento lunches and $1.50 Pizza lunches to children while schools are closed.


Friends of the Children of West Hawaii has a limited amount of funding available to assist with meals for qualifying children. If you know of a child in need of assistance paying for meals during this crisis, please let us know so that we can work to ensure our children are all healthy and fed.

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 Friends of the Children of West Hawaii is proud to be working with Kona Stories on their

Educational Support Program

Financial donations are now being accepted for the purchase of educational tools and resources for elementary age students in need. If you would like to contribute you may do so by sending a check to

Kona Stories

PO Box 390924

Keauhou, HI 96739

or call 808-324-0350 to donate by credit card. You can also make credit card donations through the Friends of the Children of West Hawaii "Donate Now" link at the bottom of this page.

If you know of a child in need of assistance through this project, please reach out through our "contact us" link above.


The following online services are offering free educational programs during these ongoing school closures.

ABC Mouse

For children in Preschool to 2nd Grade

School Code for FREE services:



For children in grades 3 to 8

School Code for FREE services:


Reading IQ

For children preschool to grade 6

School Code for FREE services:


For a list of the cellular telephone companies who have pledged not to turn off cell services for 60 days.



Spectrum and Hawaiian Telcom are both offering free service for families not already receiving services who have children in k-12 or college classes.


For Hawaiian Telcom services please call 643-8888


The Hawaii Department of Education School Based Behavioral Health office for West Hawaii will be offering students services by Webex, phone, and texting through ongoing school closures. If you know of families or students who are in need of SBBH assistance please reach out to FCWH through our "Contact us" link above and we will put them in touch with the SBBH office.


COVID 19 Fact Sheet

(15 Languages)

Resources for Families from the Executive Office of Early Learning

Resources for Families from Parents As Teachers of Children (PATCH)

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