Hawaii State Health Insurance Assistance Programs

Saturday, August 19, 2017

Welcome to the Hawaii State Health Insurance Assistance Program - Hawaii SHIP! 

Image of Hawaii Ship ad, with number for questions or volunteers


This is a federally funded program available statewide to serve Medicare beneficiaries, their families, caregivers, and soon-to-be retirees.

This is a FREE service!

Our certified SHIP volunteer counselors offer information, assistance, counseling, and referrals for Medicare, Medigap, Medicare Advantage, and other related aging and disabilities health insurance options. Presentations are also offered for community organizations, senior clubs, and other interested groups.



***Medicare counselors will be available on the first Friday of every month, from 9:30am-12:00pm at the Kapolei and Honolulu Social Security Offices.***  

For assistance, please call 1-888-875-9229 or complete a contact form click here


Also, for additional Medicare information, please view or download the 2017 Medicare Handbook:

2017 Medicare and You Handbook (English)

2017 Medicare and You Handbook (Large Print)


Other Helpful Links:

Social Security Administration  (1-800-772-1213)

Medicaid/Med-QUEST Division  (1-877-628-5076)



Logo and link for Medicare rights



Logo and link for Medicare.gov



                              Logo and link for Hawaii ADRC                                   





Interested in volunteer opportunities?  Please Click Here to learn more.

Or Click Here, and then under the Employment tab, to view our current job openings.