[141-13] Hawaii healthy food incentive program; rules. (a) There is established a Hawaii healthy food incentive program for beneficiaries of the supplemental nutrition assistance program, to be developed and administered by the department of agriculture.

(b) Participants in the Hawaii healthy food incentive program who are beneficiaries of the supplemental nutrition assistance program shall receive a dollar-for-dollar match of up to $10 per visit, per day, to be used exclusively for the purchase of Hawaii-grown fresh fruits and vegetables at a farmers' market, farm stand, mobile market, community-supported agriculture site, grocery store, or other direct food retailer that participates in the supplemental nutrition assistance program.

(c) The department of agriculture may consult and cooperate with private organizations to develop and implement rules to administer the Hawaii healthy food incentive program.

(d) For the purposes of this section, "farmers' market" shall have the same meaning as in section 205-2(d)(15)(D). [L 2019, c 153, 2]

 

 

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