Public Programs

Waiʻanae Dental Clinic

The Waiʻanae Dental Clinic is operated by Waiʻanae Coast Comprehensive Health Center. They provide dental services to patients of all ages, including those who are uninsured or have QUEST insurance.

Phone number: (808) 697-3496
Address: 86-260 Farrington Highway, Waianae, HI 96792

Kokua Kalihi Valley

Kokua Kalihi Valley provides a broad range of medical services because they are accredited as a Patient-centered medical home. Walk-ins are seen based on urgency, first come first serve, but you can make appointments for routine check-ins. You can also call to check about eligibility for the medical services they offer.

Call before visiting (808)-791-9400
Address: 2239 N School St, Honolulu, HI 96819

Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program

Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program (SNAP; formerly known as Food Stamps), State of Hawaiʻi Department of Human Services - Benefit, Employment and Support Services
The SNAP program provides support for families who need assistance accessing enough nutritious food. The benefit is provided through an Electronic Benefit Transfer (EBT) card.

Public Assistance Toll Free Information Line: 1-855-643-1643
SNAP benefits can be used at Waiʻanae Makeke


Food-related Resources


MAʻO CSA subscription boxes are available on a weekly or every other week (bi-weekly) schedule. Subscriber must commit to an 8 box subscription. Our boxes are delivered to convenient pick-up sites located across Oʻahu. Subscribers receive 8-10 items that consists of salad greens, cooking greens, root vegetables, and herbs or (seasonal) fruit determined by what is abundant and delicious at harvest time.

Farm Link Hawaii

This business supports local farmers as a platform to purchase veggies directly delivered to homes or pick up points. On the website you order the specific veggies you want and get them to you.

Hoʻokuaʻāina Kalo

Hoʻokuaʻāina is a local Kalo farm located in Kailua that is empowering youth through education of Native Hawaiian culture through kalo farming practices. You can support local loʻi kalo from Hoʻokuaʻāina. You can purchase raw kalo, poi and/or kalo paʻa.

For raw kalo call the Kalo HOTLINE: 808-351-1666
Address: 916E Auloa Rd, Kailua, HI 96734

Returning to Our Roots

In partnership with Kokua Kalihi Valley’s Wellness Center, the Returning to Our Roots project at Kokua Kalihi Valley promotes healthy food as well as the CSAʻI program.

General Contact: (808) 791-9400

Hawaiʻi Food Bank

Hawaiʻi Food Bank works hard to get food out to countless families through food distributions and donations from many.

You can also volunteer here!
You can find Emergency Food Assistance and Pop-up Distributions on the main website

Waiʻanae Mākeke

Waiʻanae Mākeke, run by Waiʻanae Coast Comprehensive Health Center, runs from 8am until noon on Saturdays in the parking lot of Waiʻanae Mall, on the Little Caesars side. There are local vendors that sell produce, hot foods, and much more!

Shoppers can use unlimited double bucks when EBT is used at the mākeke booth. The mākeke will match what you pay with EBT (ex: if you spend $20, they will give you a total of $40 of chips to spend at market). CSA and forage subscriptions can also be bought with EBT through Mākeke. Senior coupon vouchers can be used at Mākeke as well.

Mākeke are doing keiki and kupuna pantries in different locations as well as food distributions.

For the latest updates follow their instagram @makekefarmers as well as their facebook.

Address: 86-120 Farrington Hwy, Waianae, HI 9679


Community Programs

808 Clean Ups

This organization does events for the community to do clean ups from Mauka to Makai, helping families to get involved in their community and beautify and restore ʻāina and kai.

Direct link to “Get Involved Calendar”:
Download the 808 CLEANUPS app:
If you want to make an event and take the initiative you can adopt a site at and they will help with all of the planning and communications.

Container Garden Program

This is a program at Hoa ʻĀina o Mākāha and they teach community members how to grow their own food. The purpose of this program is to educate families and reconnect them back to food through cultivation and maintenance of their food.

To RSVP call Hoa ʻAina O Makaha at (808) 695-8978 or email

Kaʻala Farm

Kaʻala Farm’s mission is to “reclaim and preserve the living culture of Poʻe Kahiko (people of old) in order to strengthen the kinship relationships between the ʻāina and all forms of life necessary to sustain the balance of life on these vulnerable lands.”
87-120 B203 Farrington Hwy Waiʻanae HI, 96792
Phone: (808) 696-4954

Mālama Learning Center

Mālama Learning Center’s vision is to inspire communities to create a healthy sustainable environment through art, science, conservation, and culture. They run programs for keiki, families, and teachers.

Phone: 808-305-8287

Kaiāulu Community Days at Hoʻokuaʻāina

Hoʻokuaʻāina offers community work days in loʻi as well as education on the Hawaiian Traditional Ways of cultivating Kalo.

Social media account: Instagram handle is @hookuaaina
Main info page
Address: 916E Auloa Rd, Kailua, HI 96734

Community Learning Center Māʻili, Kamehameha Schools

The Community Learning Center Māʻili provides community resources that are culturally and community based to reconnect ʻohana. This includes ōlelo Hawaiʻi classes, financial help for FAFSA and KS Scholarships, and much more.

CLCM is also one of the locations for Keiki and Kūpuna pantries and to go meals:
Address: 87790 Kulauku St, Waianae, HI 96792
Phone Number (808) 670-2045
For latest updates, follow their Instagram:

Paepae o Heʻeia

Non-profit organization that is working to restore and continue care for Heʻeia fishpond (ancient Hawaiian fishpond). Paepae o Heʻeia is working to restore an abundance of fish to feed the community once again.

Address: 46-077 ‘Ipuka Street Kaneohe. HI 96744
Phone: 808-236-6178
Get involved here:

ʻĀina Ulu

ʻĀina Ulu, Partnership between Kamehameha Schools and Community-based Organizations
ʻĀina Ulu is a broad platform for community engagement to ʻāina and connecting back to Hawaiian culture through education.“Through ‘Āina Ulu, Kamehameha Schools collaborates with community-based organizations to conduct eco-cultural education on Kamehameha Schools’ agricultural and conservation lands.”

Address: Kawaiaha‘o Plaza, 567 South King St Honolulu, HI 96813
Phone Number: (808) 523-6200

UH West Oahu School Garden

UHWO Kuahuokalā is a gathering space for all students, staff, and the larger community. Kuakuokalā is a gathering place for education, cultural, and community-based workshops. There are community work days once a month, as well as opportunities to learn from the Garden Manager and work in the garden and learn logistics or farming. Instagram is probably the best way to stay updated with their events. The work days are open to the public, however registrations fill up quickly!

Instagram handle is @uhwogarden
Point of contact:
Address: 91-1001 Farrington Hwy, Kapolei, HI 96707 (UHWO)


Hoʻouluʻaina is a 100 acre preserve where the community can come together and gather to cultivate and get educated on the land and culture.

Address: 3659 Kalihi Street Honolulu, HI 96819
To volunteer for a work day: