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Food/ Nutrition/ Breastfeeding

* Women, Infants, and Children (WIC)

The Special Supplemental Nutrition Program for Women, Infants, and Children (WIC), is a federally funded program which provides Hawaii residents with nourishing supplemental foods, nutrition education, breastfeeding promotion and health and social service referrals. The participants of WIC are either pregnant, breastfeeding, or postpartum women, and infants and children under age five who meet income guidelines and have a medical or nutritional risk. Please contact 586-8175.

Hawaii Dietetics Association

The Hawaii Dietetics Association (HDA) website offers nutrition information, a listing of dieticians, and other health resources.

Hawaii Mother’s Milk Inc.

Hawaii Mothers’ Milk offers a number of services, which help families who choose to breastfeed their babies, to enjoy a successful and healthy start. Some of the services that they provide are:
* Health Education and Counseling for the nursing mother.
* Assistance with breastfeeding problems or questions.
* Electric breastpump rentals.
* Sales of breastfeeding supplies and pumps. We offer Medela and Ameda/Egnell pumps.
* Educational materials and information on breastfeeding.
Please contact 949-1723 or via email

Healthy Mothers, Healthy Babies Coalition of Hawaii

This local nonprofit agency is committed to improving Hawaii’s maternal, child and family health, through collaborative efforts in public education, advocacy, and collaboration. Please contact 951-5805. is a great resource for raising a healthy child and offers a special section just for parents. Check out the Bright Papers and Frequently Asked Questions to get the facts about children and physical activity, healthy eating and self-esteem.

Hawaii Food Bank

The Hawaii Foodbank forms a vital link between the food donors and our member agencies by providing services in collecting, sorting, salvaging, and distributing food. The Hawaii Foodbank also supports its member agencies through financial and educational assistance. Please contact 836-3600.