FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE September 26, 2020 STATE WARNS OF TEXT SCAM TARGETING SNAP RECIPIENTS HONOLULU — The Hawai’i Department of Human Services (DHS) is warning Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program (SNAP) recipients and the general public, after receiving a report from the U. S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) of possible SNAP Fraud attempts: Be aware of ...

P-EBT Resources in Translated Languages

Posted on Jul 10, 2020 in Main

Hawai’i Pandemic Electronic Benefits Transfer (P-EBT) Resources in Translated Languages:   Frequently Asked Questions: HI P-EBT FAQs ILOKANO HI P-EBT FAQs TAGALOG HI_P-EBT FAQs CHUUKESE HI P-EBT FAQs MARSHALLESE   Information Flyer: HI_P-EBT-Flyer_ILOKANO HI_P-EBT-Flyer_TAGALOG HI_P-EBT-Flyer_CHUUKESE HI_P-EBT-Flyer_MARSHALLESE  

P-EBT INFORMATION AND FREQUENTLY ASKED QUESTIONS To Check Your Child’s Pandemic EBT (P-EBT) Food Assistance Status –click here P-EBT Resources  (FAQs and Flyer) in Translated Languages – click here What is the Pandemic Electronic Benefit Transfer? Pandemic Electronic Benefit Transfer (P-EBT) provides eligible families with a one-time payment for each child who previously received free ...
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UIPA Requests Update Amid COVID-19

Posted on May 4, 2020 in Main

OFFICE OF THE GOVERNOR STATE OF HAWAII PROCLAMATIONS AND EXECUTIVE ORDERS RELATED TO THE COVID-19 EMERGENCY UIPA REQUESTS – UPADATE FROM THE OFFICE OF INFORMATION PRACTICES On March 16, 2020, the Uniform Information Practices Act (Modified), chapter 92F, HRS (UIPA), was temporarily suspended in its entirety and the Sunshine Law, part I of chapter 92, HRS, was ...
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Director’s Message

Posted on Apr 9, 2020 in Main

Important Info about SNAP Benefits

Posted on Jan 16, 2019 in Main, NEWS

Due to the partial federal government shutdown, we will be issuing February benefits earlier than normal for most SNAP clients. Clients may see their February benefits by Jan. 20. We encourage clients to please budget carefully for these early benefits. We cannot provide additional assistance in February. More information is available from our federal partners ...
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FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Honolulu, HI – The Department of Human Services (DHS) has opened an application period for its Preschool Open Doors (POD) program 2019-2020 POD school year. We encourage families to apply between January 2, 2019 and March 29, 2019.  Applications received during this period will be considered for preschool participation during July 1, ...
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