How To Apply For WIC In Hawaii

Special Supplemental Nutrition Program for Women, Infants, and Children, also know as WIC, is a program that is designed to help low-income pregnant, postpartum, and breastfeeding women, infants, and children 5 years old or younger who are at nutritional risk. The Hawaii WIC program accomplishes this by providing nutritious foods to supplement diets, information that can help provide healthy eating options including breastfeeding, and referrals to health care. If you are looking to know how to apply for WIC in Hawaii, then read the information provided below.

Hawaii WIC Qualification
Click here for the WIC Eligibility Assessment to see if you may qualify.*

*This online tool is only a preliminary assessment – Local WIC Agency staff can determine if you qualify for WIC services

How to Become a Hawaii WIC Client

  • For Oahu WIC Services, call 586-8175 to set up an appointment with the WIC clinic nearest you.
  • For the neighbor islands call toll free at 1-888-820-6425 to set up an appointment with the WIC clinic nearest you.
  • Bring a referral form filled out by your Health Care Provider or you may fill out the referral form if you do not have a Health Care Provider. Click here to print copy of the WIC Referral Form.
  • Bring proof of income for everyone who works in the household. One of following:
    • Pay stub
    • Leave Earning Statement (LES)

Individuals with proof of Quest or TANF benefit documents or food stamps meet WIC income eligibility requirements.

Bring proof of identity. One of following:

  • Driver’s license
  • State I.D.
  • Birth Certificate

Bring proof of Hawaii residence. One of following:

  • Driver’s license
  • State I.D.
  • Military Housing Documents
  • Your household utility bill
  • Bring your baby or children who need WIC
  • Bring your baby’s or children’s immunization shot record

Income Eligibility Requirements
To qualify for Hawaii WIC services you must be either a pregnant, breastfeeding, or postpartum woman, or have children under 5 years old who have nutritional needs, meet federal income guidelines and be a resident of Hawaii.

Hawaii WIC Income Guidelines

Persons in Family or Household Annual Monthly Twice-Monthly Bi-Weekly Weekly
1 $25,290 $2,108 $1,054 $973 $487
2 $34,096 $2,842 $1,421 $1,312 $656
3 $42,902 $3,576 $1,788 $1,651 $826
4 $51,708 $4,309 $2,155 $1,989 $995
5 $60,514 $5,043 $2,522 $2,328 $1,164
6 $69,320 $5,777 $2,889 $2,667 $1,334
7 $78,126 $6,511 $3,256 $3,005 $1,503
8 $86,969 $7,248 $3,624 $3,345 $1,673
For each additional family member add +$8,843 +$737 +$369 +$341 +$171

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