Hawaii Contacts

SNAP Info & Contacts

Program Name/EBT Card Name: Hawaii EBT Card
Current contractor: Fidelity Information Services, LLC (FIS)

The Hawaii Department of Social Services provides free wireless/wired EBT terminals to eligible farmers markets, and covers both wireless and transaction fees associated with managing the SNAP program.

For more information, contact:
Ginet U’ilani Hayes
Hawai`i EBT  Manager
Department of Human Services
Benefits, Employment, and Support Services Division
Electronic Benefits Transfer Office
(808) 586-5739

Hawaii Ag Department

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Standing Together Against Racism: Black Lives Matter

Stephanie Fenty June 3, 2020

Over the past week, the United States has been shaken by the deep inequities rooted within our justice system that have continued to destroy the lives of Black Americans like George Floyd. In the past, the Farmers Market Coalition has largely remained silent on matters of race and injustice. We will do so no longer.… Read More

Big Island agriculture hit hard by volcano

Honesta Romberger June 8, 2018

Via Hawaii Tribune-Herald KAILUA-KONA — A week and a half after the earth split open in Puna and the hazards of Kilauea began devouring and toxifying everything in their path, 67-year-old Garuda Johnson looked out his window. Seeing through the sulfur dioxide-laced haze of vog — which has measured quantities of SO2 as high as… Read More

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USDA reopens application period for producers recovering from disasters

Honesta Romberger June 8, 2018

MEDIA RELEASE – May 31, 2018 Signup Begins June 4 for Livestock Indemnity Program and Emergency Assistance for Livestock, Honey Bees, and Farm-raised Fish The U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) will begin accepting disaster assistance program applications on June 4 from agricultural producers who suffered livestock, honeybees, farm-raised fish and other losses due to natural… Read More

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