How to Qualify for a Lifeline Phone and Service in Hawaii

You are eligible for the government phone in Hawaii if you receive benefits from any of these programs:

  • Federal Public Housing Assistance / Section 8
  • Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program (SNAP) Food Stamps
  • Low Income Home Energy Assistance Program (LIHEAP)
  • Supplemental Security Income (SSI)
  • National School Lunch (free program only)
  • Temporary Assistance for Needy Families (TANF)
  • Medicaid

You may also qualify if your Total Household Income is at or under 135% of the Federal Poverty Guidelines, which we've calculated for you below:

Income Based Eligibility for Hawaii
Members in Household Annual income
1 member $18,846
2 members $25,555
3 members $32,265
4 members $38,974
5 members $45,684
6 members $52,393
7 members $59,103
8 members $65,812
For each additional member add $6,709 annually