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Notice #: 0001447200-01
Public Notices


EAH Housing RB-16985

EAH Housing is pleased to announce the opening of the waiting list for Project-Based Voucher (PBV) units: Thursday, March 21, 2024 through Wednesday, March 27, 2024.

Hale Na Koa ‘O Hanakahi
Affordable Senior Housing 1-bedroom apartments in Hilo, 62-year-old or older senior community with a
Preference for Veterans and Surviving Spouses
118 West Kawili Street, Hilo, Hawaii 96720

Applications may be obtained and accepted online, in-person and by U.S. Mail

Online: Applications may be obtained and accepted online at:
In-Person: To obtain an application packet in-person, you may visit one of the offices below –
Hilo Office: Call for appointment Phone (808) 466-8615
Honolulu Office: Hale Na Koa ‘O Hanakahi, c/o EAH Housing Management Office, Honolulu Office, 1103 Liliha St, #102, Honolulu, HI 96817
Mail: To obtain an application packet in the mail, please call, email or submit a letter indicating your name, address and telephone number. If mailing an application, it must be post-marked by March 27, 2024.

Phone: (808) 466-8615
TDD: (877) 447-5991

After the waiting list closes, a random selection by lottery of all applications determines position on the waiting list. The date and time of receipt of the application has no bearing on it’s position on the waiting list.

The Office of Housing and Community Development (OHCD) administers the Project-Based Voucher Program with federal funds received from the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD) and provides rental assistance to very-low-income families. Hale Na Koa ‘O Hanakahi is awarded 50 Project-Based Voucher (PBV) Units

Occupancy for 50 units anticipated in May 2024

OHCD determines eligibility for the Project-Based Voucher (PBV) program based on the total gross income and family size. Eligibility is also limited to US citizens and specific categories of non-citizens with eligible immigration status. In general, the family’s income may not exceed 50% of the Area Median Income (AMI) by Hawaii County:

Household 1 2
30%AMI $21,200 $24,200
50%AMI $35,300 $40,350

Only applications received by March 27, 2024 or post-marked by March 27, 2024 at the latest, will be included in the initial lottery. Any application not selected in the initial lottery, along with any application received or post-marked after March 27, 2024, will be placed on the program’s waitlist based on the date, and time the application was received.

Duly submitted by Susan K. Kunz
Housing Administrator

(WHT1447200 3/7/24)