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Hawaii State and Local Level Referrals
When a disaster occurs, local governments often work together with community leaders and organizations to provide on-the-ground emergency management. You may also reference our national-level referrals list.
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For reference, the local resources we list provide disaster recovery services in the categories noted below.
For reference, see the full list of disaster recovery service categories covered in the below local resource list.
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Hawaii State and Local Level Referrals
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|Category||Entity||Type of Assistance||Telephone Number|
|Access and Functional Needs and Disabilities||Hawaii Disability Rights Center||Hawaii Disability Rights Center is Hawaii's designated. Protection and Advocacy (P&A) System for people with disabilities.||808-949-2922|
|Aging Services||State of Hawaii, Department of Health Executive Office of Aging||Resources for older persons and/or their families||808-586-0100|
|Agricultural Aid||Hawaii Department of Agriculture, Office of the Chairperson||Support, enhance, promote, and protect Hawaii’s agriculture and aquaculture industries||808-973-9560|
|Animals/Pets||Homepage - Hawaiian Humane Society : Hawaiian Humane Society||Animal friendly information and support||Main: 808-356-2200|
|Animals/Pets||Hawaiian Animal Rescue Foundation||Animal friendly information and support||808-876-0022|
|Citizenship||USCIS Field Office Honolulu, HI Office Details||Steps to apply for citizenship, guide to naturalization||Online directory for local offices|
|Consumer Services||State of Hawaii, Department of Commerce and Consumer Affairs||Information on price gouging and consumer complaint services.||808-587-4272|
|Contractors||General Contractors Association of Hawaii||Contractor's license verification and consumer complaints services.||808-833-1681|
|Crisis Counseling||CARE Hawaii||Outpatient mental health services, adult services, children services, adult case management and therapeutic program services, additional services & crisis services||Emergency: 911|
|Crisis Counseling||State of Hawaii, Department of Health; Adult Mental Health Division||Adult services, case management and support services, crisis services, Psychosocial rehabilitation, Forensic Services, Treatment, & Community Housing||Emergency: 911|
AMHD HI Crisis Line: 800-753-6879
Oahu Crisis Line: 808-832-3100
|Disaster Specific Information||TBD|
|Disaster Unemployment Assistance||State of Hawaii - Unemployment Insurance||When Disaster Unemployment Assistance is activated, the agency will provide disaster information. This assistance provides weekly beneﬁt payments to those out of work due to the disaster, including self-employed persons, farm and ranch owners, and others not covered under regular unemployment insurance programs. The directory provides contact information for island offices for unemployment claims and benefits.||808-974-4086|
Online directory of local offices
|Environment||Hawaii Environmental Planning Office||The Environmental Planning Office develops strategic plans, supports land use reviews and helps to get new programs underway.||808-586-4400|
|Environment||Hazard Evaluation and Emergency Response Office||The Hazard Evaluation and Emergency Response Office provides risk assessments, responds to the release of hazardous substances and oversees the cleanup of contaminated sites.||808-586-4249|
After hours: 808-236-8200
|Essential Needs||Hawaii Food Bank||Information on food assistance programs, referrals to network agencies||808-836-3600|
|Family & Protective Services||Hawaii Department of Human Services - Children Services||Individuals concerned with children at risk for abuse and neglect. Child Welfare Services programs include family strengthening and support, child protection, foster care, adoption, independent living and licensing of resource family homes, group homes and child-placing organizations. Services are available on Oahu, Hawaii, Kauai, Maui, Molokai and Lanai||Emergency: 911|
Child Abuse Reporting: 808-832-5300
Child Trafficking: 808-832-1999
|Family & Protective Services||Hawaii Department of Human Services - Adult Services||Individuals concerned with possible elder abuse, neglect, or exploitation. Adult Protective Services provides crisis intervention, without regard to income, including investigation and emergency services for vulnerable adults who are reported to be abused, neglected or financially exploited by others or seriously endangered due to self-neglect. A vulnerable adult is a person eighteen years of age or older, who because of mental, developmental, or physical impairment, is unable to: communicate or make responsible decisions to manage the person’s own care or resources; carry out or arrange for essential activities of daily living; or protect oneself from abuse.||Emergency: 911|
Oahu Hotline: 808-832-5115
Kauai Hotline: 808-241-3337
West Hawaii: 808-327-6280
|Financial Assistance||Hawaii Department of Human Services Benefit, Employment and Support Services||Programs that serve different populations, aimed at providing clients with monthly benefits to assist them with such essentials as food, shelter, and child care, as well as employment support and work-training and dependency diversion and prevention.||855-643-1643|
|Health Care Services||Hawaii Health Systems Corporation||Public Health system||808-733-4020|
|Housing||Aloha Kohua||Referral Information on housing, resources to find long term rentals, emergency shelters, pet boarding, housing agencies, housing networks.||N/A|
|Identity Theft||State of Hawaii|
Department of Commerce and Consumer Affairs
Identity Theft & Security Breach Information
|Identity theft information, warning signs||808-587-3222|
|Insurance||Hawaii Department of Commerce and Consumer Affairs: Insurance||Online complaint form, consumer information, consumer resources, lava flow insurance information.||808-586-2790|
|Legal Services||Legal Aid Society of Hawai'i||Legal information resources, immigrant justice center, legal services portal||808-536-4302|
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|Roadside Assistance||Hawaii Freeway Service Patrol||FSP provides roadside assistance with a greater goal of increasing safety for stranded motorists||808-841-HELP (4357)|
|Students||Hawaii Department of Education - Parents & Students||Hawaii public school system, student programs and services, resources and tools. Alerts and notices available per website banner.||808-784-6200|
|Tax Preparation||Hawaii - Department of Taxation||Directory of contacts, frequently asked question, taxpayer services||(808) 587-4242|
|Veterans Services||Hawaii Office of Veterans Services||Directory of contacts on islands. Veterans benefits and Services including advocacy, housing, vital statistics, counseling and referrals.||(808) 433-0402|
|Vital Statistics||State of Hawaii, Department of Health Vital Records||Replacement birth/death/marriage certificates and other vital document services.||808-586-4539|
|Volunteer||Conservation Connections||How to help, and how to Join||Online access|
|Volunteer||ARC - Hawaii - Volunteer||How to help, and how to Join||Online access|
|Volunteer||VOLUNTEERS SHOULD NOT SELF-DEPLOY|
Referrals Last Updated: April 2021