Big Island Kokua Services Partnership

Do you fall in between the cracks for health insurance? The Y can assist you in securing affordable health insurance coverage.

Every situation is different and personalized, come see our certified kokua to discuss your situation.

  • Interpreters/translators are readily available
  • Proper identification and citizenship status is required
  • Income information - most recent tax documents

Big Island Kokua Services Partnership Locations

Island of Hawaii YMCA operates 5 KOKUA locations in Hilo and Puna where you can get assistance finding affordable healthcare.

For more information call 808-935-3721 and ask for Shon.


Island of Hawaii YMCA - Monday-Friday 8:30am-4:30pm, appointment optional, walk-ins welcome

Men's Shelter - Mondays 9am-2pm

Salvation Army Hilo - Fridays 9am-2pm


Pahoa Community Center - Mondays 9am-2pm

Pahoa Clinic - Thursdays 9am-2pm


Honomu Rec Center - every Second Tuesday 9am-2pm