DA BUX is an incentive program for SNAP-EBT cardholders to buy more Hawai`i Island grown produce. DA BUX stretches EBT food dollars, as well as supports farmers on our island.

The DA BUX program works by matching EBT dollars spent on Hawai`i Island grown produce with additional free produce. For example, if you buy $10 of Hawai`i Island grown produce with your EBT card, DA BUX gives you another $10 of Hawai`i Island grown produce for free.

DA BUX is currently offered through the following outlets on select dates:

  • Ho`olaha Ka Hua "DA BOX", all-year round.  Sign up for a weekly or bi-weekly DA BOX produce subscription here.
  • DA BUS Mobile Market, all-year round.  Find our Mobile Market sales schedule here.
  • Hilo Farmers Market, every third Wednesday, 6:00 AM - 2:30 PM on the corner of Mamo St. and Kamehameha Ave. in Downtown Hilo.
  • Dimple Cheek Market, every third Saturday, 8:00 AM - 6:00 PM 17-4003 Anaahu Place, Mountain View, HI  96771  Find the farm off the highway next to Kingdom Hall of Jehovah's Witness
  • Volcano Farmers Market, every third Sunday, 6:00 AM - 9:00 AM 194030 Wright Rd., Volcano, HI 96785

HUGE MAHALO to our DA BUX funders including:

  • USDA Food Insecurity Nutrition Incentive (FINI) grant
  • Kaiser Permanente Foundation
  • Sophie Russell Testamentary Trust
  • County of Hawai`i Council Members:  Maile David, Jen Ruggles, Eilene O'Hara and Dru Kanuha