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Hawaii Weatherization Assistance Program Benefits

Program Description

The Federally funded Weatherization Assistance Program, supplemented by other funds, has helped low-income families install insulation jackets and timers on water heaters, provided new heat pump water heaters, and offered advice on improving energy efficiency. In Hawaii, the program is administered by the Demand-Side Management organization which is part of the Hawaii State Department of Business, Economic Development & Tourism (DBEDT).

General Program Requirements

In order to qualify for this benefit program, you must be a resident of the state of Hawaii.

In order to qualify, you must have an annual household income (before taxes) that is below the following amounts:
Household Size* Maximum Income Level (Per Year)
1 $27,100
2 $36,660
3 $46,220
4 $55,780
5 $65,340
6 $74,900
7 $84,460
8 $94,020
If you receive Supplemental Security Income (SSI) or Temporary Assistance for Needy Families (TANF), you are automatically eligible to receive weatherization services.

Your Next Steps

The following information will lead you to the next steps to apply for this program.

Application Process

To apply, please contact your local agency.

Program Contact Information

For additional information about the Hawaii Weather Assistance Program, please visit: http://hawaii.gov/labor/ocs/service-programs/serviceprograms_index.shtml/
You can also contact the State Department of Labor and Industrial Relations at 808-586-8675.
Or you can send an email to: library@dbedt.hawaii.gov