Food Stamps in Hawaii

The Department of Human Services handles the Hawaii Food Stamp Program. In Hawaii the program goes by the federal name SNAP as well, or, Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program. You can file an application and get more information about receiving SNAP benefits in Hawaii by going to the website for the Department of Human Services.

Receiving Food Stamps in Hawaii:

There are certain regulations that determine your eligibility for food stamps in Hawaii:

-Households where all members receive or are eligible to receive TANF or SSI cash assistance are eligible for food stamps. There is no gross income, net income, or asset limit for these individuals.
-Households that are supplied a TANF funded service such as DHS 1464 TANF Informational Brochure, who receive a monthly income under 200% of the Federal Poverty Level, FPL, are also eligible for SNAP with no asset limit.
-Households that contain a person who is disqualified from SNAP may not be eligible to receive food stamps; however, they may be eligible for SNAP benefits at 130% FPL under certain conditions. In general, there are also specific income limits.

For more specific information about qualifying for Hawaii Food Stamp Benefits, click the above link.