DEPARTMENT OF LABOR
COVID-19: Labor Benefits Fact Sheet
f you have been impacted by Coronavirus disease 2019 (COVID-19) and are quarantined and unable to work, or your workplace has been temporarily closed, please review the following information about assistance available through our State labor programs.
DEPARTMENT OF HUMAN SERVICES
LOW INCOME HOME ENERGY ASSISTANCE PROGRAM (LIHEAP)
Financial assistance available to help Hawaiian Electric, Hawaii Gas, and Kauai Island Utility Cooperative customers who are in need, pay bills through CARES Act funding, and other aid available from government and nonprofit organizations.
BENTON INSTITUTE FOR BROADBAND & SOCIETY
AFFORDABLE BROADBAND SERVICE
Introducing the Emergency Broadband Benefit Program
The Federal Communications Commission will run the program, starting in Spring 2021. The program offers discounts on people's monthly internet access bills to help connect households that find it hard to afford broadband service. Households can also get discounts on a laptop, desktop, or tablet computer.