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Hawaii Weatherization Assistance Program

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 e...

What is Hawaii Weatherization Assistance Program?

The U.S. Department of Energy (DOE) Weatherization Assistance Program (WAP) provides grants to states, territories, and some Indian tribes to improve the energy efficiency of the homes of low-income families. These governments, in turn, contract with local governments and nonprofit agencies to provide weatherization services to those in need using the latest technologies for home energy upgrades.

Program Requirements

In order to qualify for this program, you must be a resident of the state of Hawaii.  Preference may be given to:

  • People over 65 years of age
  • Families with one or more members with a disability
  • Families with children 5 and under
  • High residential energy users
  • Households with a high energy burden

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 $27,720
2 $37,340
3 $46,960
4 $56,580
5 $66,200
6 $75,820
7 $85,440
8 $95,060

*For households with more than eight people, add $9,620 per additional person. Always check with the appropriate managing agency to ensure the most accurate guidelines.

 Under DOE guidelines, you are automatically eligible to receive weatherization assistance if you receive Supplemental Security Income (SSI) or Temporary Assistance to Needy Families (TANF).

Application Details

What is the application process for Hawaii Weatherization Assistance Program?

To apply, please contact your local Weatherization service provider.

Contact Info

Local Weatherization Office