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Resources for Students and Families

Keep this page as a reference for resources for both education and well-being. To share a resource, contact Kim at



Vibrant Hawaii   Click the tab for COVID-19 Community Resources.  Very thorough information for how to apply for unemployment benefits and many other critical resources


Electric Bill Relief


Kai Kahele: COVID-19 Community Resources


Aloha United Way 2-1-1

United Way COVID-19 Community Economic Relief Fund for help with bills, rent, and food.  Call 866-211-9966


Resources for caring for family & kupuna in a Thriving Lāhui


Hawaii Island Food Basket

Drive-Thru Food Distribution Schedule. If you need immediate assistance or do not have a vehicle, please call 933-6030 (East HI) or 322-1418 (West HI). 

SNAP Benefits  Updated link to apply for SNAP (Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program) benefits:  


Hawaii Children’s Action Network Resource Page

HCAN (Hawai‘i Children’s Action Network) map of local COVID19 resources, which you can filter by island or category



Hawaii DOE Learning Activities: On & Off Screen . 


Book Source Banter – Comprehensive Guide to Remote Teaching Resources  Links to author reads for all grade levels, virtual tours of museums, national parks, Mars, and much more…


Humanity United Resources for Parents file:///C:/Users/Kim/Downloads/Resources%20For%20Parents%20With%20Kids%20At%20Home_03%2016%2020%20(1).pdfEspecially pages 5 & 6 for a great list of non-screen activities


Reading Library for Students With Dyslexia


Practice phonics skills with the read-along stories at


National Geographic for Kids: Weird but True

Fascinating video library, great science experiments to do at home and other fun resources


Hawaii Public Library Free Movie Rentals

Rent movies for free with your library card.  Huge library to select from.



Social Emotional Resources for Parents & Children


How to talk with your children about COVID-19, link to Webinar Recording with Dr. Marc Brackett: Strategies for Being Your Best Possible SELf, and other excellent resources


Article:  That Discomfort You’re Feeling is Grief

Meditations, breathing exercises, stories for kids & adults

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