Hawaii County, HI

Housing Authorities

There are no Housing Authorities in Hawaii County, HI. Instead, this page lists the 3 closest HAs in Hawaii. Contact the Housing Authorities below to confirm which one has jurisdiction in Hawaii County.

Housing Authorities Hawaii County, HI

There are 3 Housing Authorities listed below for Hawaii County. Click on the "+" below to view each HAs. Call to inquire about their jurisdiction.

Hawaii County
1990 Kino'ole St., Suite 102
Hilo, HI 96720
HI002 section 8 Hawaii County 25.3 mi from Hawaii


(808) 959-4642
(808) 959-9308


Harry Kim
Karen Eoff
Board Chairperson
Duane Hosaka
Executive Director

Maui County
2065 Main Street Suite 108
Wailuku, HI 96793
HI004 section 8 County Of Maui 106.2 mi from Hawaii


(808) 270-7751
(808) 270-7829


Lori Tsuhako
Board Chairperson
Gail Rumbaoa
Executive Director

City and County of Honolulu
842 Bethel St. 1St Flr
Honolulu, HI 96813
HI003 section 8 190.3 mi from Hawaii


(808) 768-7096
(808) 768-7039
(808) 768-3228


Kirk Caldwell
Jayne Lee
Board Chairperson
Gail Kaito
Executive Director

How can Housing Authorities Help?

Housing Authorities (also called "Public Housing Authorities" or "Public Housing Agencies") are privately run, non-profit organizations in charge of overseeing public housing programs in a county or metro area.

Although they are privately run, Housing Authorities are government sanctioned and federally funded.

Hawaii County

Hawaii County has 3 Housing Authorities. You can call or email them to see which PHA serves your area. Find their contact information above.

PHAs may do just the Housing Voucher Choice Program (Section 8), low-rent public housing, or both.

Wait Lists

There is a widespread shortage of affordable public housing in Hawaii. Most PHAs have a wait list of 1-2 years or more. PHAs may close the wait list when the list is too long.

You may consider checking PHAs in surrounding areas if you do not mind living in a nearby county.

Public Housing Authorities are free and are there to help you find affordable housing. Feel free to reach out to several housing authorities if needed.

Housing Authorities on this page apply to the following cities in Hawaii County, Hawaii: Hilo, Kailua Kona, Keaau, Kamuela, Pahoa, Waikoloa, Kealakekua, Honokaa, Captain Cook, Kapaau, Mountain View, Holualoa, Kurtistown, Ocean View, Naalehu, Pepeekeo, Volcano, Papaikou, Pahala, and Keauhou.

These housing authorities apply to the following ZIP codes in Hawaii County, Hawaii: 96720, 96740, 96749, 96743, 96778, 96745, 96738, 96750, 96727, 96704, 96755, 96721, 96771, 96725, 96760, 96737, 96772, 96783, 96785, and 96781.

Hawaii County, HI is considered part of the following metro area: HILO, HI.

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Housing Authorities are approved by the HUD.

Last updated on February 25, 2020