Ka Wailele Financial Assistance Program

Grants Up to $2,000 for Native Hawaiians in Financial Hardship for Past Due Rent and Mortgage Payments, Past Due Utilities, Rent Deposits, Car Repairs, and Funeral or Out-of-Pocket Medical Expenses

IMPORTANT: Financial hardships must have occurred within 3 months of application except for financial hardship for funerals which require the hardship within the last 6 months.


Call 808.587.7656 to complete an application by phone or for assistance

Apply at a Financial Opportunity Center near you!

  • Oʻahu. 200 N Vineyard Boulevard, Suite B140, Honolulu, HI,96817, 808-587-7886

  • Maui. 24 N Church Street, Suite 210, Wailuku, HI 96793, 808-727-8870

  • Molokaʻi /Lānaʻi (Remote Site) .UH Molokaʻi Education Center, 375 Kamehameha V Highway, Kaunakakai, HI 96748, 808-553-4490, ext. 6, Open Mon & Wed, 8:30a to 4:30p

  • East Hawaiʻi. 1315 Kalanianaʻole Avenue, Hilo, HI 96720, 808-934-0801 (starting June 14)

  • West Hawaiʻi (Remote Site). La'i'ōpua 2020, 74-5210 Keanalehu Drive, Kailua Kona, HI 9674, 808-587-7656, Open Mon-Fri, 9a-4p

  • Kauai. 3-2600 Kaumualii Highway, Suite E-12, Lihue, HI 96766 808-784-3841




ʻOhana Approved

Funds Disbursed

For questions or more information, call 808.587.7656

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