Hawaii State Health Insurance Assistance Programs

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"Welcome to Medicare Overview"

This webinar will help you understand the basic parts of Medicare, 

enrollment periods, who needs to enroll and where can you get help.

Register for a session now by clicking a date below:

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Toll Free: 1-888-875-9229
TTY: 1-866-810-4379

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Social Security Administration

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Sunday, January 25, 2015

Breaking News

Changes as of: February 11, 2014


Visit us at the Social Security Sites 


Friday, November  7, 2014, 9am-12pm, Honolulu Social Security Office

Friday, December 5, 2014

Prince Kuhio Federal Building, 300 Ala Moana Blvd., Ste.1-114, 96813

Friday, November 7, 2014, 9am-12pm, Kapolei Social Security Office

Friday, December 5, 2014

970 Manawai St., Kapolei, 96707


Hawaii County

Kona Outreach Station 

 Thursday,  November 13, 2014     9:00am - 1:00pm

 Thursday,  December  11, 2014    9:00am - 1:00pm

 Thursdays, January 8th and 22nd, 2015    9:00am - 1:00pm


Hilo Social Security Office  (Prince Kuhio Mall next to Macy's)

 Tuesday, November 4, 2014   11:00am - 2:30pm

Tuesday, December 2, 2014   11:30am - 2:30pm





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UPCOMING Trainings for New Volunteers

January/ February 2015

Are you interested in Volunteering and helping your community? Please contact us for more information and a volunteer application. Applications

must be approved prior to the training. Contact us at help@hawaiiship.org or by

calling 586-7299 or 1-888-875-9229 and ask for Pamela


2014 Comparison Form Available here


5-Star Special Enrollment Period
This enrollment period begins December 8, 2014 and is available to you if you are in a plan that has a Medicare Star rating of less than 5.

  • You can only switch to a 5-star Medicare plan if one is available in your area.
  • You can only use this period to switch to a 5-star Medicare plan one time each year.

Please help us share the news!! Medicare's Annual Enrollment Period for both health and drug plans is:

October 15, 2014 to December 7, 2014

If you are newly eligible for Medicare or in a special enrollment period, please contact the Sage PLUS program.

Need assistance from a certified SHIP counselor?   Call the Sage PLUS Program at  808 586-7299 or 1-888-875-9229

Aloha and welcome to the Sage PLUS Program website.  We are Hawaii’s State Health Insurance Assistance Program (SHIP), a program that offers one-to-one counseling and assistance to people with Medicare and their families.  We provide free counseling and assistance via telephone calls, face to face meetings and public education presentations / programs.

Our certified volunteers may assist you with the following:

  • Counseling to individuals with Medicare, their families, and caregivers on the options and benefits available under Medicare
  • Assistance in comparing and enrolling in most Medicare health and drug plans
  • Present Medicare information to a group of people ( click here to request a group presentation).

Sage PLUS Hawaii Brochures by Island

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