Hawaii County Emergency Rental Assistance Program

Grants for Rent and Utilities to Hawaii Island Renters Impacted by COVID-19


Invite us to your upcoming event or to plan an in-person application event for your tenants or utility users.

Email our Program Coordinator, Maile Lavea-Malloe, at maile@hawaiiancommunity.net.

Meet our nonprofit partners at these events around the island to learn about the program and get an application!

ʻOhana Food Drops

  • Friday, June 18 | 10am | Kona | Old Kona Airport Pavilion

  • Friday, June 25 | 10am | Pahoa | Pahoa Community Center

  • Tuesday, June 29 | 10am | Naalehu | Naalehu Hongwanji Temple

COVID-19 Vaccination Clinics

  • Saturday, June 19 | 11am | Ocean View | Ocean View Community Association

Affordable Housing Projects

  • To Be Announced


Below is our program data dashboard. The dashboard automatically shows cumulative results for All Weeks. It is unnecessary to double click for All Weeks. If you double click All Weeks, the data will show as double the amount of actual cumulative data.

The Hawaii County Emergency Rent Assistance Program nonprofit providers give priority to applications from households at or below 50% area median income, including those with a household member who has been unemployed for at least 90 days. Priority actions include processing such applications ahead of all other applications received.