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A strong foundation, if built properly, will serve generations to come.

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Let us help your ‘ohana achieve the dream of home ownership.

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What help do You need?
Hawaiian Community Assets offers customized services for every step of the way,

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Ongoing education is your key to acheving financial success. Hawaiian Community Assets provides a wealth of resources.

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Welcome to Hawaiian Community Assets

We offer financial education, grants, and loans to assist our local people build genuine wealth that can be shared and passed on to future generations. We operate four Financial Opportunity Centers located on four islands in Anahola, Kaua’i; Hilo, Hawai’i; Honolulu, O’ahu and Wailuku, Maui.

It is through our partnerships with Local Initiative Support Corporation, other public and private funders, and individuals and families that strengthens our community outreach and allows us to create meaningful change.

Donate Today!

100% of your donation will go to provide free financial counseling to our Hawaii residents – your neighbors, family, and friends. Mahalo Nui Loa for your generosity!

Hawaiian Community Assets Financial Assistance for Native Hawaiians homeownership and rent assistance and help for farmers hawaii

Over 6,799

Children & adults in affordable homes

Hawaiian Community Assets Financial Assistance for Native Hawaiians homeownership and rent assistance and help for farmers hawaii

Over 20,000

Hawai‘i Residents served with financial education

Hawaiian Community Assets Financial Assistance for Native Hawaiians homeownership and rent assistance and help for farmers hawaii

$163 Million

Accessed to support affordable housing in underserved communities

Hawaiian Community Assets Financial Assistance for Native Hawaiians homeownership and rent assistance and help for farmers hawaii

Get Cash Now

Emergency relief could be available

Hawaii Housing Assistance on Maui, Kauai, Oahu and Big Island Hud

Welcome to Hawaiian Community Assets

We offer financial education, grants, and loans to assist our local people build genuine wealth that can be shared and passed on to future generations. We operate four Financial Opportunity Centers located on four islands in Anahola, Kaua’i; Hilo, Hawai’i; Honolulu, O’ahu and Wailuku, Maui.

It is through our partnerships with Local Initiative Support Corporation, other public and private funders, and individuals and families that strengthens our community outreach and allows us to create meaningful change.

Hawaiian Community Assets Financial Assistance for Native Hawaiians homeownership and rent assistance and help for farmers hawaii

Over 6,799

Children & adults in affordable homes

Hawaiian Community Assets Financial Assistance for Native Hawaiians homeownership and rent assistance and help for farmers hawaii

Over 20,000

Hawai‘i Residents served with financial education

Hawaiian Community Assets Financial Assistance for Native Hawaiians homeownership and rent assistance and help for farmers hawaii

$163 Million

Accessed to support affordable housing in underserved communities

Hawaiian Community Assets Financial Assistance for Native Hawaiians homeownership and rent assistance and help for farmers hawaii

Get Cash Now

Emergency relief could be available

Financial Opportunity Centers

Our four career and financial coaching service centers are your “one stop” shops for financial counseling, income supports, career coaching, and referrals to grants, loan, and affordable mortgage financing – all to increase income and assets for kamaaina. We specialize in assisting our people in becoming financially qualified for rentals and homeownership.

Hawaiian Community Assets Financial Assistance for Native Hawaiians homeownership and rent assistance and help for farmers hawaii
Hawaiian Community Assets Financial Assistance for Native Hawaiians homeownership and rent assistance and help for farmers hawaii

Financial Opportunity Centers

Our four career and financial coaching service centers are your “one stop” shops for financial counseling, income supports, career coaching, and referrals to grants, loan, and affordable mortgage financing – all to increase income and assets for kamaaina. We specialize in assisting our people in becoming financially qualified for rentals and homeownership.

Take the first step today.

Hawaiian Community Assets Financial Assistance for Native Hawaiians homeownership and rent assistance and help for farmers hawaii

Build your foundation

Hawaiian Community Assets is here to help your ʻohana achieve the dream of home ownership. We provide solutions and resources rooted in Hawaiian cultural values to help Native Hawaiians and island residents gain a home and financial security. Our expert team is ready to guide you with resources, training, tools and more!

Services

Financial Counseling in Hawaii

Financial Counseling

Meet with a certified counselor to create a household budget, review your credit, and make an action plan to reach your financial or housing goal.

Income support in Hawaii, Maui, Kauai, Big Island Oahu

Income Support

Gain access to public benefits and assistance programs to increase your household income. Get referrals to grants and loans.

Hawaii Employment & Entrepreneur Coaching

Career Coaching

Identify career goals and explore opportunities to increase income through career coaching. Get referrals to job training programs.

Opportunities & Programs

Take the first step today!

Contact one of our certified counselors at any of our four, island-based Financial Opportunity Centers. Conselors provide free tools and training to obtain rentals, purchase homes and gain financial stability.

Hawaiian Community Assets Financial Assistance for Native Hawaiians homeownership and rent assistance and help for farmers hawaii

Take the first step today

Contact one of our certified counsellors at one of our four island-based Financial Opportunity Centers. Counsellors provide free tools and training to obtain rentals, purchase homes, and gain financial stability.

Renter Assistance

First Steps: Complete a client intake and HCA counselors will enroll in a Renter and Financial Education Workshop.
Emergency Loan Program:
Money when you need it. Emergency loans and grants up to $5,000.
Housing Counseling: Create a budget and action plan to obtain a rental.
Renter and Financial Education: Free workshops lay the groundwork.
Matching Grants and Loans Up to $25,000: Good work rewarded!​

Hawaiian Community Assets Financial Assistance for Native Hawaiians homeownership and rent assistance and help for farmers hawaii

Homebuyer Assistance

First Steps: Complete a client intake packet and HCA counselors will enroll you in a homebuyer workshop.
Homebuyer Education: Free workshops lay the groundwork.
Pre-purchase Counseling: Get a free mortgage qualification estimate, increase savings, and improve your credit to become a homeowner. Down Payment Assistance: Grants up to $7,500.
Loans up to $100,000* Use to improve credit or for down payment and closing costs.*
Mortgage Assistance: Find your path to affordable mortgage loans.
*Income and other program restrictions apply.

Hawaiian Community Assets Financial Assistance for Native Hawaiians homeownership and rent assistance and help for farmers hawaii

Financial Opportunities for Families​

Did you know childcare can cost up to one third of your income?
Meet with a HCA team member to:
• Get a financial health check.
• Access $3,000 or more annually for each child.
• Build a daily spending and savings plan.
• Receive a one time savings match up to $2,000 for childcare. • Apply for child care tuition assistance.​

Hawaiian Community Assets Financial Assistance for Native Hawaiians homeownership and rent assistance and help for farmers hawaii

Native Hawaiian Farmers Support

Are you a Native Hawaiian farmer looking for financial assistance?
• Get help to qualify for rental and mortgage loans.
• Access loans up to $100,000 for homebuying costs.*
• Qualify for up to $11,500 in grant funds for home purchase.*
• Learn about our grants for first month’s rent/deposit up to $4,000.*
*Income and other program restrictions apply.

Hawaiian Community Assets Financial Assistance for Native Hawaiians homeownership and rent assistance and help for farmers hawaii
Hawaiian Community Assets Financial Assistance for Native Hawaiians homeownership and rent assistance and help for farmers hawaii

Renter Program

First Steps: Complete a client intake and HCA counselors will enroll in a Renter and Financial Education Workshop.
Emergency Loan Program:
Money when you need it. Emergency loans and grants up to $5,000.
Housing Counseling: Create a budget and action plan to obtain a rental.
Renter and Financial Education: Free workshops lay the groundwork.
Matching Grants and Loans Up to $25,000: Good work rewarded!

Hawaiian Community Assets Financial Assistance for Native Hawaiians homeownership and rent assistance and help for farmers hawaii

Homebuyer Program

First Steps: Complete a client intake packet and HCA counselors will enroll you in a homebuyer workshop.
Homebuyer Education: Free workshops lay the groundwork.
Pre-purchase Counseling: Get a free mortgage qualification estimate, increase savings, and improve your credit to become a homeowner. Down Payment Assistance: Grants up to $7,500.
Loans up to $100,000* Use to improve credit or for down payment and closing costs.*
Mortgage Assistance: Find your path to affordable mortgage loans.
*Income and other program restrictions apply.

Hawaiian Community Assets

Financial Opportunities for Families

Did you know childcare can cost up to one third of your income?
Meet with a HCA team member to:
• Get a financial health check.
• Access $3,000 or more annually for each child.
• Build a daily spending and savings plan.
• Receive a one time savings match up to $2,000 for childcare.
• Apply for child care tuition assistance.

Hawaiian Community Assets

Native Hawaiian Farmers Program

Are you a Native Hawaiian farmer looking for financial assistance?
• Get help to qualify for rental and mortgage loans.
• Access loans up to $100,000 for homebuying costs.*
• Qualify for up to $11,500 in grant funds for home purchase.*
• Learn about our grants for first month’s rent/deposit up to $4,000.*
*Income and other program restrictions apply.

Start where you are

What help do you need?
Hawaiian Community Assets offers services for every step of the way, from debt recovery and job placement, to education and career advancement. No matter your situation, we have solutions to steer you smoothly on the path toward home ownership and financial stability.

Hawaiian Community Assets Financial Assistance for Native Hawaiians homeownership and rent assistance and help for farmers hawaii

Set your sights

Ongoing education is your key to achieving financial success. Hawaiian Community Assets provides a wealth of resources -one-on-one consultations, classes, workshops, meetings and community events - all aimed at helping you meet your personal financial goals. Make a plan, and HCA’s caring team will support you all the way!

Workshop Calendar

HCA presents endless opportunities to achieve financial security with FREE classes, training courses, and workshops. In order to participate in any of our educational workshops, you will first need to Enroll with one of our Financial Opportunity Centers HERE.

Hawaiian Community Assets Financial Assistance for Native Hawaiians homeownership and rent assistance and help for farmers hawaii

Workshop Calendar

HCA presents endless opportunities to achieve financial security with FREE classes, training courses, and workshops. In order to participate in any of our educational workshops, you will first need to Enroll with one of our Financial Opportunity Centers HERE.

Hawaiian Community Assets Financial Assistance for Native Hawaiians homeownership and rent assistance and help for farmers hawaii

Partners

Hawai‘i Community Lending

Hawai‘i Community Lending (HCL) is the sister company of Hawaiian Community Assets. HCL is a 501(c)3 nonprofit US Treasury certified community development financial institution that provides our clients with grants, loans, and assistance with mortgage financing. To learn more about grants, loans, and mortgage assistance available to Financial Opportunity Center clients, visit www.hawaiicommunitylending.com

Hawaiian Community Assets Financial Assistance for Native Hawaiians homeownership and rent assistance and help for farmers hawaii

Hawai‘i Community Lending

Hawai‘i Community Lending (HCL) is the sister company of Hawaiian Community Assets. HCL is a 501(c)3 nonprofit US Treasury certified community development financial institution that provides our clients with grants, loans, and assistance with mortgage financing. To learn more about grants, loans, and mortgage assistance available to Financial Opportunity Center clients, visit www.hawaiicommunitylending.com

Hawaiian Community Assets Financial Assistance for Native Hawaiians homeownership and rent assistance and help for farmers hawaii

Mahalo Sponsoring Partners

Hawaiian Community Assets Financial Assistance for Native Hawaiians homeownership and rent assistance and help for farmers hawaii
Hawaiian Community Assets Financial Assistance for Native Hawaiians homeownership and rent assistance and help for farmers hawaii
Hawaiian Community Assets Financial Assistance for Native Hawaiians homeownership and rent assistance and help for farmers hawaii
Hawaiian Community Assets Financial Assistance for Native Hawaiians homeownership and rent assistance and help for farmers hawaii
Hawaiian Community Assets Financial Assistance for Native Hawaiians homeownership and rent assistance and help for farmers hawaii

Please consider a donation

We fulfill our mission only through donations, grants and community fundraising events. Anything given to the Hawaiian Community Assets will be applied to funding our ongoing operation. We are constantly working hard to assist those who need help and your donations, no matter how small, could be just enough to make a huge difference to improve the quality of life for others.

You may donate to our organization by simply using a credit card or Paypal. Any amount is accepted and truly appreciated. Thank you. (You do not need to log into PayPal or register for PayPal to use your credit card, Click on the DONATE button to begin)

Hawaiian Community Assets is a 501(c)3 nonprofit, HUD-approved housing counseling agency and community lending institution that builds the capacity of low- and moderate-income communities to achieve and sustain economic self-sufficiency with a particular focus on Native Hawaiians.

Hawai‘i Financial Opportunity Center
1315 Kalanianaole Avenue
Hilo, HI 96720
808.934.0801
Email

Kaua‘i Financial Opportunity Center
4523 Ioane Road
Anahola, HI 96703
808.784.3841
Email

Maui Financial Opportunity Center
24 N Church Street, Suite 210
Wailuku, HI 96793
808.727.8870
Email

O‘ahu Financial Opportunity Center
200 N Vineyard Boulevard, Suite B140
Honolulu, HI 96817
808.587.7886
Email

Anahola: 808.632.2070
Hilo: 808.934.0801
Honolulu: 808.587.7886
Wailuku: 808.727.8870

Hawaiian Community Assets

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