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Kailua-Kona DHS Office Temporarily Closed

April 20, 2018, 12:16 PM HST
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The Department of Human Services (DHS) announces that it has temporarily closed its North Kona Benefit, Employment and Support Services Division Processing Center. This office processes applications for financial assistance and SNAP. It also houses First-to-Work and Child Care Licensing offices.

First-to-Work is currently at the Goodwill First-to-Work office, located at 74-5599 Luhia St, F-4, Kailua-Kona. They can be reached by phone at (808) 327-4755.

Child Care Licensing is currently located at 73-4257 Hulikoa Dr, Ste C, Kailua-Kona.  They are able to complete fingerprinting by appointment only. They can be reached by phone at (808) 327-4755.

Clients and applicants who need assistance with financial assistance or SNAP may leave a voicemail at (808) 327-4980 for assistance. They may also visit one of the other four offices in West Hawai‘i:

South Kona Office                                                                   Kohala Office
Captain Cook Civic Center                                                     State Office Building
82-6130 Māmalahoa Hwy, Bldg 2                                          54-3900 ʻAkoni Pule Hwy
Captain Cook, HI 96704                                                         Kapaʻau, HI  96755
(808) 323-7573                                                                        (808) 889-7141

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Kaʻū Office                                                                              Kamuela-Hāmākua Office
Naʻalehu Civic Center                                                            State Office Building
95-5669 Māmalahoa Hwy                                                     45-3380 Māmane St Bldg 1 Rm 110
Naʻalehu, HI  96772                                                               Honokaʻa, HI  96727
(808) 939-2242                                                                      (808) 775-8854

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DHS will provide updates on reopening as they become available.

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