our purpose

The purpose of the Kahiau Community Assistance Program (KCAP) is to provide one-time emergency financial assistance (up to $2000) to Native Hawaiian beneficiaries facing hardship due to an unexpected crisis. KCAP is made possible through a grant from the Office of Hawaiian Affairs and aims to provide stability for Native Hawaiians during emergency situations.

what we fund

Primary: Mortgage payment, rent deposit, rent payment, or utility services

Other: Emergency or unexpected auto repairs (to meet government safety standards), funeral expenses (up to $1000), prescription medication (based on program allowances)

Items that do not qualify: Credit card payments, car loan, installment loan, delinquent medical or collection accounts.


  • 18 years of age or older
  • Native Hawaiian
  • Resident of the state of Hawaiʻi

Must be able to prove hardship around the qualifying criteria

  • Loss of employment due to layoff or debilitating illness, injury, or death
  • Other unanticipated circumstance such as impending eviction, impending termination of utility services, or similar exigent time-sensitive situation
  • Income must be at or below the limits outlined in the chart shown
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4 ways to apply

Call us at (808) 784-4465

Visit one of our listed partner offices

partner offices

For more information on the Kahiau Community Assistance Program (KCAP), contact a partner office near you.

main office

Council for Native Hawaiian Advancement

91-1270 Kinoiki treet, Building 1

Kapolei, HI 96707




Hawaiian Community Assets – Honolulu Office

200 N. Vineyard Boulevard,

B140, Honolulu, HI 96817

Phone: (808) 587-7886


Hawaiian Community Assets – Kalaeloa & Office

Phone: (808) 587-7886


Solutions Pacific – Honolulu Office

1136 Union Mall #705, Honolulu, HI 96813

Phone: (808) 564-3198


Homestead Community Development Corporation (HCDC)

1481 S King Street #448, Honolulu, HI 96814

Phone: (808) 431-4067

hawaiʻi island

Hawaiian Community Assets – Kailua-Kona Office

74-5214 Keanalehu Drive, Kailua Kona, HI 96740


Hawaiian Community Assets – Hilo Office

1315 Kalaniana ‘ole Avenue, Hilo, HI 96720

Phone: (808) 934-0801


Homestead Community Development Corporation (HCDC)

Phone: (808) 208-6466



Hawaiian Community Assets – Kaua’i Office

4523 Ioane Road, Anahola, HI 96703

Phone: (808) 632-2070


Homestead Community Development Corporation (HCDC)

4523 Ioane Rd., Anahola, HI 96703

Phone: (808) 431-4067


maui county

Solutions Pacific

Phone: (808) 564-3198


Homestead Community Development Corporation (HCDC)

400 Hana Highway, Kahului, HI 96732

Phone: (808) 208-6466