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The County of Hawai‘i is proud to offer a wide array of services and programs for our Big Island residents.

  • Boards and Commissions

    View all the County of Hawai’i Boards & Commissions or download an application to apply for vacancies.

  • Civil Defense Alerts

    Sign up to receive alert notifications from Civil Defense and the Hawai‘i Police Department so you can be notified about evacuations and other emergency situations.

  • Community Facilities, Services & Programs

    Parks and Recreation provides a variety of activities, programs and services for those of all ages - including culture & arts, elderly activities, the County band, golf courses, recreation activities, as well as County parks and facilities.

  • Elderly Services

    The County provides a variety of services for our kupuna, including recreation activities, nutrition & volunteer programs, as well as resources and information for those who need care and assistance.

  • Elections & Voting

    An resource for election dates, locations and information, including voting and absentee registration forms.

  • Employment Opportunities

    View, apply and check the status of County job opportunities.

  • Flood Awareness

    Floods can happen anywhere and anytime in Hawai‘i County so be prepared, know your risk and sign up for alert notifications in case of emergency.

  • Housing & Section 8 Information

    Information on all County housing programs and services, including Section 8 rental assistance for qualified families.

  • Immigration

    A resource for information and assistance with immigration issues.

  • Kīlauea Eruption Recovery

    Please refer to the County’s Kīlauea Eruption Recovery page for current recovery information and links to online resources for affected residents, communities, and businesses.

  • Permits

    Information and applications for building permits, camping permits, disability parking permits and tent/temporary structure/christmas tree permits.

  • Public Transportation

    Hele-On Bus schedules, maps & fares, and information on the Shared Ride Taxi program.

  • Real Property Tax & TMK Maps

    Visit the County of Hawaii Real Property Tax website, make real property tax payments online, or view TMK maps.

  • Refuse Facilities & Recycling Program

    Transfer station locations & hours of operation, and useful information on recycling programs and facilities.

  • Traffic & Roadwork

    Report problems with signs, faded traffic markings, broken street lights and other road hazards. Or sign up for alert notifications.

  • Vehicle Registration and Licensing

    Information and forms for vehicle registration/renewal, moped registration, bike registration, drivers licensing and dog licenses.