DOE to provide summer meals to keiki

Ashlyn Flores gives two free lunches to students in a car as part of the Summer 2021 Seamless Meal Program at Hilo High School last year. Hawaii Island schools will be continuing to offer free lunch to students on weekdays throughout this summer. (Kelsey Walling/Hawaii Tribune-Herald)

Starting this month, 21 different Big Island public schools will offer free breakfast and lunch to children ages 18 and younger during the summer season.