Home Energy Assistance Program to reduce high utility bills for some Oahu residents

Published: Jun. 1, 2014 at 9:44 PM HST
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Starting tomorrow, some Oahu residents will have a chance to get some relief from high utility bills.

The Honolulu Community Action Program will accept applications for its "Low-Income Home Energy Assistance Program" (LIHEAP) from tomorrow through June 30th.

People who qualify can receive a credit on their gas or electric bill. Another program will help those who have had their power shutoff or are about to lose service.

Applicants must bring the following documents and information with them to apply:

  • PHOTO IDENTIFICATION (For all household members 18 yrs & older)                 

Driver's License, State ID, or Passport 


If utility subscriber is different from applicant and does not live in the household, they must also sign a form and show ID.

    A document, other than the gas/electric bill, showing that the applicant lives at the address listed on the bill. Ex: phone bill, doctor's bill.
  • SOCIAL SECURITY NUMBERS Verification for all household members
  • PROOF OF AGE For household members 60+ and children 0-5 yrs. Ex. photo I.D. or birth certificate.
  • PROOF OF INCOME (For all household members) 

Bring all that apply:  All Pay Stubs since January 2014; Self Employed General Excise Taxes; Social Security Award Letter (2014); Supplemental Security Income Letter; Welfare Award Letter; Unemployment Determination Letter; Scholarship Award Letter; Pension/Retirement Statements, etc.

  • PROOF OF DISABILITY (for all household members)
  • PROOF OF ALIEN STATUS Passport, Birth Certificate, etc. 

Interested applicants may call any of the HCAP district service centers for more information on dates, times, and program requirements:

  • Central District Service Center

99-102 Kalaloa Street

Aiea, HI   96701

(808) 488-6834

  • Leahi District Service Center

1915 Palolo Avenue

Honolulu, HI  96816

(808) 732-7755

  • Leeward District Service Center

85-555 Farrington Hwy

Waianae, HI  96792

(808) 696-4261

  • Kalihi-Palama District Service Center

1545 Linapuni Street "Kuhio Park Terrace"

(Behind B Building / Tower B)

Honolulu, HI  96817

(808) 847-0804


  • Windward District Service Center

47-232 Waihee Road

Kaneohe, HI  96744

(808) 239-5754


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