The Weatherization Assistance Program reduces utility costs for low-income families and individuals by increasing the energy efficiency of their homes. We partner with local specialists to provide professional home energy assessments and replace appliances with energy-efficient alternatives.

WAP is a Department of Energy program administered by HCEOC under the Office of Community Services.

Eligibility Requirements

  • Permanent resident of Hawai‘i County
  • You or a household member collects Social Security Income (SSI) or Temporary Assistance for Needy Families (TANF)
  • Total household income is within 200% of the Federal Poverty Guideline

How to Apply

Submit an application (below) to HCEOC in any of the following ways. Applications are reviewed in the order received.

(attach as .PDF or .DOC file)
Mail47 Rainbow Drive
Hilo, HI 96720
Drop off47 Rainbow Drive
WAP Office, Building 2 (upper lot)


Blossom Evans, WAP Auditor/Educator

Gene Kepa, WAP Auditor/Educator