Low Cost Home Internet Service For Residents

Certain households may qualify for low-cost Internet service in Hawaii.  See below for information on program(s) offered.

Spectrum Internet Assist Plan for Qualified Households

  • High-speed 30 Mbps Internet with no data caps
  • Internet modem included
  • No contracts required
  • Add in-home WiFi for $5 more per month

As of September 2018, the cost for this plan is $14.99/month.  “Qualified Households” include a household member that is a recipient under one of the following programs:

  • The National School Lunch Program (NSLP) for free or reduced cost lunch
  • The Community Eligibility Provision (CEP) of the NSLP
  • Supplemental Security Income ( ≥ age 65 only)

Click here for more information and to apply.

Hawaiian Telcom Internet Kokua Program (as of January 2019)

  • Discounted High-Speed Basic service (up to 7 Mbps download) for qualifying low-income residents of Hawaii in copper-served areas for $9.95/month
  • Discounted High-Speed Extreme service (up to 20 Mbps download) for qualifying low-income residents of Hawaii in fiber-served areas for $12.95/month
  • Wireless Gateway Service Fee included in price

Click here for more information and to apply.

Hawaiian Telcom Lifeline Program

The Lifeline program is a government assistance program that provides discounts for Hawaiian Telcom’s High-Speed Internet services to customers who meet certain federal and/or state qualifications. 

Click here for more information and to apply.