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Additional Tuition Assistance Programs in the State of Hawaii
PDF of Additional Tuition Assistance Programs

  Program  Amount  When to Apply
 Phone Number
 Criteria
PATCH Preschool Open Doors
Sliding Scale
MAX Licensed $675
Accredited $710

2013 Resource documents:

Open Enrollment
Packet
Subsidy List

  Enrollment is
March 1 to April 30

Application is available on website for download starting March 1st.

  Call
791-2130
for application or questions
  1. Child must be born in 2008.
  2. If Child is born in 2009 must have a Special Population Form Completed.
  3. Income requirements can be found on the website.
  4. No work requirement for parents.
Arbor Child Care Connection
Sliding Scale MAX Monthly Benefit Licensed Preschool: $710
 Infant/Toddler Center: $1,395.
  Ongoing Application. Process is about 30 days. 
Apply ASAP.
Call 249-2516 for application or questions.
  1. Income requirement (85% or less of state median).
  2. Parents need to be working, in school, or in training with overlapping hours form child's school schedule.
  3. Eligible for children from 0-12 years of age (Eligible for children up to 18 years of age who have a disability).
Good Beginnings- Maui County Child Care Subsidy
Up to $200 monthly payment for care at a DHS licensed preschool, or infant/toddler center
  Call for information
  242-1608
  1. Maui County families with children 0-5 years of age who do not qualify for any assistance from other child care subsidy programs or do not qualify for enough assistance to make tuition reasonably affordable.
  2. Income requirement (90% or less of state median).
  3. Parents need to be working, in school, or in job training for at least 30 hours per week or retired grandparents raising grandchildren.
  4. Emergency/special situations on case by case basis (example: parent gets laid off).
Maui Goodwill First to Work
Sliding Scale.
For families currently on welfare, children under foster care and Child Protective Services (CPS)
Ongoing.
Call for more information.
442-8193
or
Go to office at 250 Alamaha Street, Suite N16, Kahului

  1. Parents are receiving welfare benefits.

**The process is initiated by the welfare office.  Parents on welfare should contact the First to Work office to follow up**

Kamehameha Schools Pauahi Keiki Scholarships Program (PKS)
Sliding Scale.
Financial assistance at qualified preschool.
For qualified preschool list go to: www.ksbe.edu/finaid

Call for information or visit website for online application: www.ksbe.edu/finaid

Enrollment is:
Cycle 1:  Jan 3 to April 30

for Aug. 2013 thru July 2014 funding
Cycle 2: Jan 3 to Sept 30
for Jan 2014 thru July 2014 funding.
Maui Contact:
Tootsie
573-7070
or
1-800-842-4682 press 9, then enter ext. 48080
  1. Hawaiian Ancestry.
  2. Be a State of Hawai'i Resident.
  3. Enrolled in a PKS eligible school.
  4. For 3 and 4 year old keiki.
Kamehameha Schools Kipono Scholarship
Sliding Scale.
Financial assistance at qualified K-12 schools.
For qualified school list go to:  www.ksbe.edu/finaid
Call for information or visit website for online application:
www.ksbe.edu/finaid

Enrollment is:
Jan 3 to Feb 29

Maui Contact:
Tootsie
573-7070
or
1-800-842-4682
press 9, then enter ext: 48080
  1. Hawaiian Ancestry
  2. Be a State of Hawaii Resident.
  3. Enrolled in a Kipono eligible school.
  4. Must apply for the program for kindergarten year, otherwise you will not be able to apply again until the child's 1st grade year.
  5. Child must move to the next level otherwise they will not be able to receive the scholarship.
  6. Demonstrates financial need.