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https // login : Financial Assistance / SNAP Application

When you submit your application at, you will receive a receipt with your application tracking number. This means we have received your application

Our staff are processing all applications as quickly as possible. With the large number of individuals and families now applying, we are experiencing delays. Please allow DHS 15 business days to contact you for your interview. We care deeply about you and your family and are working hard to help

You must be a resident of the State of Hawai’i to be eligible for Financial Assistance (Money) and/or SNAP benefits.

If any member of your household receives SNAP or Temporary Assistance for Needy Families (TANF) benefits, then all children in your household are eligible for free school meals if their school participates in the United States Department of Agriculture (USDA) meal program. Please call the child’s school if you have questions regarding the School Breakfast and Lunch Program. They will be able to provide you information when:

You think your child should get free meals but does not receive them,

You do not want your child to get free school meals, or

You have questions about the USDA meal programs.

All of your answers must be complete and honest. If you knowingly give false information or intentionally fail to report required information, you may incur substantial penalties, including fines, imprisonment, and removal from the program.

Information about TANF and other programs available under the Department of Human Services can be found at the following website:

How to Use Your EBT Card to Purchase Food

Each type of Point-of-Sale (POS) device might be different. Don’t be afraid to ask the clerk for help. Know your balance! Check your last receipt or call Customer Service before shopping or log on to

Step 1 Swipe your EBT card at POS device

Step 2 Enter your four-digit Personal Identification Number (PIN)

Step 3 Approve the purchase amount

Step 4 You will get a copy of the printed receipt with your new EBT food and cash balance.

You cannot be charged a fee to use your EBT food benefits and you cannot get cash or change back from your EBT food benefit account.