Below are a list of resources available. Please visit this page often as we will be updating it regularly as more resources become available, including information from our Hotel Industry Credit Union and Local 5’s Hardship Fund.
Financial counseling available to current Hotel and Travel Industry FCU members. If you want to become a credit union member you may open an account with $25. You can call the Credit Union, M-F from 8am-4pm (808) 942-5115 ext 230. They are working remotely so please leave a message and someone will get back to you.
50% discounts for SNAP cardholders at Times Super Market – Any persons receiving SNAP (Food Stamps/EBT) benefits are eligible to receive 50% of locally grown produce at participating grocery stores when they present DA BUX card. Most current SNAP holders should have automatically received a Double Up Food Bucks card in the mail sent by DHS. If you have not, please contact Latonya Smith at (808)201-3937 x 14.
Due to COVID-19, our April 25 Citizenship Workshop has been cancelled. We will let you all know when the next one will be. In the meantime, if you need citizenship assistance, please contact The Legal Clinic at (808) 737-3330.
The Legal Clinic – free immigration legal services to financially-eligible immigrants and COFA* citizens in Hawaii
On March 18, 2020, ICE announced that it was temporarily suspending immigration enforcement based on the ongoing COVID-19 pandemic response.ICE’s operations will focus on individuals who pose a substantial risk to public safety and have committed crimes. ICE confirmed that it would comply with its sensitive locations policy and not conduct enforcement actions “at or near health care facilities, such as hospitals, doctors’ offices, accredited health clinics, and emergent or urgent care facilities, except in the most extraordinary of circumstances.” ICE also stated that “[i]ndividuals should not avoid seeking medical care because they fear civil immigration enforcement.”