Boys and Girls Club of Maui

(Maui) Healthy lifestyles programming will provide club members with opportunities to improve health and fitness through participation in a wide variety of physical and nutritional activities.

Boys and Girls Club of Hawaiʻi

(Kauaʻi) Improving social, emotional, and wellness activities to help Kauaʻi teens make better decisions using Why Try, Smart Moves, Positive Action and building a UH social work practicum site at the Līhuʻe clubhouse.

Domestic Violence Action Center

(Statewide) The SAFER, Survivor Action Team for Community Engagement and System Reform, project will provide bus passes, child care, food and gathering space for trainings in prevention, education and advocacy with survivors and community agencies working with families experiencing domestic violence.

Family Violence and Sexual Assault Institute

(Statewide) Start-up funding for Hoʻomaluhia, Hawaiʻi’s Center of Excellence to integrate trauma informed systems of care through trainings, technical assistance, consultation, expanded collaborations, outreach, and education to state agencies, nonprofit organizations and foundations. 

Grow Some Good

(Maui) Supports school garden coordinators at 11 Maui schools to improve nutrition, outdoor education opportunities, and exposure to local agriculture for 4,000 students by integrating school garden education into the regular school class schedule. 

Hale Makua Health Services

(Maui) Offering free on-site Licensed Practical Nurse or Certified Nurse Aide training and certification preparation with guaranteed employment for graduates.

Hawaiʻi Appleseed Center for Law and Economic Justice

(Statewide) Three-year start-up funding for the Hawaiʻi Budget and Policy Center to develop independent, relevant, timely, and impactful research and analysis of budget, tax, and related policies to achieve better policy outcomes that will reduce poverty, inequality, and address the social determinants of health.

Hawaiʻi Institute of Pacific Agriculture

(Hawaiʻi Island) Provides interactive, hands-on, place-based learning opportunities for Kohala and Waimea students, grades K-12, to explore the land, food, and the impact our choices and actions have on the community, environment, and people. Ha ʻIke Pono features in-school presentations, field trips, overnight campouts, and culinary & farmer trainings.

Hawaiʻi Public Health Institute

(Statewide) Sustaining and building the organizational capacity of the Hawaiʻi Farm to School Hui and conducting a statewide school garden safety outreach campaign.

Hoa ʻĀina o Mākaha

(Oʻahu) Provides 2 years of support for a Healthy Experiences Coordinator to work with farm visitors, students, and families to ensure their safety, inspire them to continue to garden and eat healthy foods at home.

Hui Mālama O Ke Kai

(Oʻahu) Three years of general operating support for programs that improve the wellbeing of children and families in Waimānalo.

Kaʻala Farm, Inc.

(Oʻahu) Provides primarily Hawaiian Homestead families with experiential learning in cultivating and preparing wet and dry-land kalo to build cultural knowledge, economic self-sufficiency and connection to place.

Kīpuka o keola

(Hawaiʻi Island) Behavioral health focused and culturally relevant healthy lifestyle program for Native Hawaiians in the Waimea area of the Big Island.

The Kohala Center, Inc.

(Hawaiʻi Island) Expansion of the Hawaii Department of Education’s pilot project to improve student health and support local agriculture through the development of school menus and recipes that emphasize fresh, healthier, local food, as well as cafeteria staff training, data tracking, waste management, nutrition education, and the realization of operational efficiencies.

Kualoa Heʻeia Ecumenical Youth (KEY) Project

(Oʻahu) Papa ‘Aina Initiative - This project will conduct community planning, capacity building, and education to connect Ko‘olaupoko families to healthy food through ‘āina and food to improve health outcomes. It is a multi-partner driven strategy to build KEY Project as a food hub, create a Koʻolau Farmer’s Cooperative and CSA as well as creating value-added products and meals from the food hub including sales to Ko’olau anchor institutions: health centers, school meals, community centers, and more.

Lunalilo Home

(Oʻahu) Engages multiple community organizations to restore onsite garden beds and food production to increase access to traditional foods for elderly native Hawaiian residents, adult day care participants and individuals in the meal delivery program.

Ma Ka Hana Ka ʻIke Building Program

(Maui) Mālama Hāloa is a school- and community-based farming, fishing, and hunting project that will both study to understand and reclaim the familial relationship between Hawaiians and taro as a basis for youth, family, and community health.

Mālama Honua Public Charter School

(Oʻahu) The ʻAi Pono collaborative includes three Hawaiian-focused Charter Schools, Hale Kealoha restaurant, Kamehameha Schools, community farms and ʻāina partners who aim to model a sustainable farm-to-school lunch initiative that is replicable for all charter schools to implement and sustain access to resources from the National School Lunch Program.

Mālama Kauaʻi

(Kauaʻi) The Village Harvest Project is a collaborative partnership with the Kauaʻi Master Gardener Program, CTAHR’s 4 acres of productive fruit orchards, Mālama Kauaʻi’s Community Farm, and community donors to harvest, pack and deliver fresh produce to schools, after-school programs, and food banks across Kauaʻi.

Molokaʻi Child Abuse Prevention Pathways

(Molokaʻi) Provides culturally-relevant, evidence-based sexual violence prevention education to students, teachers, and school administrators to encourage reporting and build a culture of support on Molokaʻi.  

Nā Puʻuwai

(Molokaʻi) Family-based and culturally contextualized project to strengthen and promote healthy lifestyles, effective diabetes prevention, diabetes self-management and treatment practices.

Nisei Veterans Memorial Center

(Maui) Re-establishing the organic inter-generational garden on the Nisei Veterans Memorial Center campus for Kansha Preschool students, Korean War Veterans, and Maui Adult Day Care Center elders who can work together to grow, harvest, and cook vegetables and herbs under the guidance of gardening experts and chefs.

Pacific Survivor Center

(Statewide) Trauma-informed care resources and training for health care professionals to identify, treat and coordinate care for survivors of abuse and exploitation. 


Sust ‘Āina Ble Molokaʻi

(Molokaʻi) Capacity building to support Food Sovereignty programs that increase the amount of fresh local produce consumed daily by SNAP participants; including the Food Hub, Mobile Market, Double Bucks, UHMCM Ag Program, and other Farm to School efforts.


The Food Basket, Inc.

(Hawaiʻi Island) DA BUS Mobile Market and Food Pantry seeks to address food insecurity and health disparities on Hawaii Island.  The bus serves as a Mobile Market, distributing locally-grown produce, staple food items, seeds, and garden starter kits to low-income residents with limited access to healthy food.


The Michael Bennett Foundation

(Hawaiʻi Island and Oʻahu) This Farm to Keiki pilot program aims to connect very young children to good nutrition, locally grown foods and an awareness of healthy food choices, by integrating the Hawaiʻi State DOH Farm to Keiki curriculum into Head Start and Charter School pre-school’s lesson plans. The priority is to impact early childhood schools serving low income families and expand parent engagement opportunities.

University of Hawaiʻi Dept. of Economics

(Oʻahu) A study with the University of Hawaiʻi and MAʻO Organic Farms to collect both survey and medical data from the Waiʻanae community to capture the relationship between ‘āina (land/environment) and ola (health/life).


(Statewide) Support for health disparities research by three emerging, young researchers from the Filipino, Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander communities.

UH – JABSOM, Dept. of Pediatrics

(Statewide) Addresses Hawaii’s adolescent obesity epidemic by targeting communities that lack access to accurate adolescent health and nutrition information for young athletes, parents, providers, coaches and trainers.

University of the Pacific

(Maui) Expanding the Virtual Dental Home pilot project to Maui to reach children in Early Head Start, Head Start, WIC sites, and transitional housing facilities as well as adults in post-acute care or care homes. Bringing education and primary, preventive dental care to locations where families already go every day and to adults who lack mobility or transportation.

Waiʻanae Coast Comprehensive Health Center

(Oʻahu) Funds the research component of a pilot project to provide pediatric patients and their families with produce prescriptions, redeemable for locally grown produce at the health center’s farmers’ markets. The objective is to discover the best way to increase access to healthy foods, improve diet quality and reduce the burden of childhood obesity and risk for chronic disease in a medically underserved population.  

Waimānalo Health Center

(Oʻahu) Designing and implementing a cultural healing garden at Waimānalo Health Center to provide patients and community members healing plants to begin their own food and medicinal gardens and to provide remedies through the provision of healing services and workshops.