Beginning Mar. 5, Laulima Food Patch in partnership with Chef Hui, Roberts Foundation and the The Food Basket will begin a six-week pilot project to distribute locally sourced meal kits to families in need on Hawaii Island.
Chef Hui introduced the Mahiʻai Meal Kit Program last year to support local farms, restaurants and families in need during the pandemic while encouraging cooking at home with local ingredients. In 2020, Chef Hui distributed more than 10,000 meal kits on Oʻahu as part of the new program with the intention to expand statewide in 2021. Statewide expansion and further involvement from chefs