Individual Food Resources for O'ahu, Hawai'i

Aloha! We redistribute food to nonprofits and social service agencies as opposed to delivering food directly to individuals. If you are seeking food assistance, please check out the list of resources below.


If you or anyone in your life is struggling to put food on the table, Aloha United Way can be called by dialing 211 or visiting Their specialists can help you through a directory of every registered social service agency in the state that helps get food to people who need it. They can also search a database of 4,000+ government and nonprofit services and programs to find the answers you need on related issues like shelter, clothing, childcare, elderly care, disability services and more. They are the only statewide hotline partnering with the Department of Health. 


Angel Network Charities serves the elderly, families, children, individuals who financially struggle to make ends meet by providing food. 

Where: 5339 Kalanianaole Hwy, Honolulu, HI 96821

Who: Anyone on O’ahu

When: 1st and 3rd Thursday of each month 1:00-3:00 pm; every Friday 10:00 am – 12:00 pm. Visit their website for their updated calendar.

Cost: Free

Requirements: IDs required for each household picking up


Arcadia At Home is a new concept in senior living. Members have access to a menu of in-home services that includes care coordination, home maintenance and personal care.

Where:  Delivering to the following zip codes: 96813, 96814, 96815, 96816, 96817, 96821, 96822, 96825, 96826.

Who: 60 years and older. Must have an underlying health condition,  limited resources, and limited family support for meals. Individuals can not already be receiving any subsidized meals – including meal delivery.

When: Hot lunches and dinners are delivered to you or your loved one’s home Monday – Friday (except holidays).

Cost:  Paid membership service. Food delivery is one of many services offered.

Ordering Process: (808) 533-5416 

CHEF HUI has a list of food distribution sites, broken down by region, that is updated regularly.


Friendly Fridge Kaimuki is a “Give What Can, Take What Need” #freefood fridge project. Until they can secure a site for their own full-sized fridge, they’re partnering with The Surfing Pig Hawaii – and so is Aloha Harvest! The Surfing Pig generously puts its excess food in a mini fridge in front of its business for anyone to take as they please. Now, Friendly Fridge Kaimuki and Aloha Harvest are helping to stock this fridge, too.

Follow @friendlyfridge_kaimuki to track their progress in securing a site for their full-sized community fridge coming soon.

Where: It is located in front of The Surfing Pig Hawaii at the corner of Waialae and 12th Avenue, in Kaimuki. 

Who: Anyone in need.

When: This fridge is planned to be outside 7 days a week starting at 9am. 

Cost: Free.

HAWAII FOODBANK has an interactive Food Assistance Finder.


A private, non-profit 501(c)(3) organization that is dedicated to helping frail elders and individuals with disabilities preserve their independence at home by providing hot, nutritious meals and regular personal interaction.

Where: Hawai‘i Kai to Ewa, Mililani, Waimanalo to Kaneohe on the Windward side.

Who: 60 years and older. Must have an underlying health condition, limited resources, and limited family support for meals. Individuals can not already be receiving any subsidized meals – including meal delivery.

When: Monday- Friday including all weekday holidays.

Cost: Free lunches.

Ordering Process(808) 988-6747 (requires EAD assessment)


KEY Project provides food assistance to those who are in need. Participants should be prepared to answer a few questions under Hawaii Foodbank’s reporting requirements. 

Where: 47-200 Waihee Rd., Kaneohe, HI

Who: Registered participants, unregistered participants while supplies last. 

When: Food pantry is open 9:00 am – 4:00 pm Monday – Friday. ‘Ohana Distribution days are hosted on the first Tuesday of each month from 1:00 pm – 2:00 pm. 

Cost: Free

Ordering Process: Pre-registration is REQUIRED every month. A QR code will be emailed to you which you will need to check-in at the distribution. Please visit their website for video tutorials and further instructions. 


The KTKF partners with the Honolulu City and County Elderly Affairs Division (EAD) to deliver meals to homebound and isolated seniors 60 years old and above under the Kupuna Care program.

Where: Oahu – Pearl City, Honolulu, Waipahu, Ewa, Kapolei, Waianae, Wahiawa.

Who: 60 years old and above for EAD contract. For other contracts such as health insurance referrals, there are no restrictions.

When: (Call to inquire)

Cost: All meals delivered under the Kupuna Care grant are free.

Ordering Process: Call (808) 379-0982


Lanakila Meals on Wheels is Oahu’s largest and only island-wide home delivery meal service program for seniors and people with disabilities, serving over approximately 200,000 meals each year. During COVID-19, they also deliver frozen meals once a week right to your front door.

Where: Oahu.

Who:  Seniors and people with disabilities.

When:  Monday through Saturday between 8:30 am and 12:00 pm. The recipient must be available to accept the meals during these hours.

Cost: Home Delivered Meals are $9.00 per meal. If you are unable to afford the cost of your meals, call the office for other options. Accepts Medicaid.

Ordering Process: Claim eligibility through City & County Aging and Disability Resource Center. Ask your health insurance if you qualify for meals. There is also a private pay option.


They prepare balanced meals using fresh ingredients to meet a third of the Recommended Dietary Allowance for an individual as established by the U.S. Food and Nutrition Board of the Institute of Medicine, National Academy of Sciences. They can also accommodate special requests for modified and therapeutic meals including: diabetic, low sodium, reduced cholesterol, low potassium, low fat, and low carbohydrate.

Where: Primarily Hawaii Kai and parts of Kaimuki, call to inquire.

Who: Individuals 60 years of age or older, who are homebound and unable to shop or prepare their own meals. 

When: Monday to Saturday (including holidays).

Cost: Call for pricing.

Ordering process: For more information and to sign up to participate in Lunalilo Home’s Meals-to-Go program, contact Dietary Manager at (808) 395-100 ext. 221 or email  [email protected].

ONE OAHU – CITY & COUNTY OF HONOLULU has an interactive map to find food distribution sites and several resources are listed.


To assist seniors living at home, Palolo Chinese Home’s meal delivery service provides nutritious meals, prepared in Palolo Chinese Home’s kitchen to meet prescribed dietary needs.

Who: 60 years and older. Must have an underlying health condition,  limited resources, and limited family support for meals. Individuals can not already be receiving any subsidized meals – including meal delivery.

When: Lunch and dinner every Monday through Friday. 

Cost:  The cost of meals varies depending upon the delivery area. If recipient picks up from Palolo, delivery fee is waived. 

Ordering Process:  Call Food Service Manager at (808) 748-4918 for more information.


The Pantry is a food distribution service located in Kalihi where clients can “shop online” and pick up their groceries at a scheduled time. To shop online and receive food, all clients must register online.  

Who: Registered households, O’ahu

When: 10:00 am – 2:00 pm Wednesdays and Fridays

Cost:  Free

Ordering Process:  To register to receive food, please visit this link:


WCCC Food Drive

In partnership with Aloha Harvest, Waipahu Community Christian Church will be establishing its own food drive.

Where: 94-388 Waipahu St.

Who: Anyone in need. Walk-bys are welcome.

When: Every second and fourth Thursday of the month, 10:30AM-11:30AM beginning June 10th, 2021. 

Cost:  Free.

Ordering Process: For any questions, contact JP at (808) 208-4857

Additional Food Service Options