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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Saturday, October 25, 2014

Breaking News

Changes as of: February 11, 2014


Visit us at the Social Security Sites 


Friday, September  5, 2014, 9am-12pm, Honolulu Social Security Office

Friday, October 3, 2014

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

Friday, September 5, 2014, 9am-12pm, Kapolei Social Security Office

Friday, October 3, 2014

970 Manawai St., Kapolei, 96707


Hawaii County

Kona Outreach Station 

 Thursdays,  August 14th and August 28th     9:00am - 1:00pm

 Thursdays,  September 11th and 25th    9:00am - 1:00pm

 Thursdays, October 9th and 23rd    9:00am - 1:00pm


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

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

Tuesday, October 7, 2014   11:30am - 2:30pm




12th Annual Hawaii Women's Expo

Friday, September 5th  5pm- 9pm,

Saturday, September 6th   10 am - 6 pm,

Sunday, September 7th   10am to 5pm Sun. 

Neil Blaisdell Exhibition Hall, 777 Ward Ave, Hon., 96814


 Good Life Expo Senior Fair

   Friday, Saturday, Sunday,  September 26, 27, 28    8:30am to 4:30 pm each day

    Neil Blaisdell Exhibition Hall, 777 Ward Ave, Hon 96814

HAWAII COUNTY = Community Events i


Saturday, August 23, 2014     10:00am - 2:00pm

Ho'omaika'i ike Ola Kino:  A Health and Wellness Fair

Kealakekua Ranch Center, Captain Cook, Hawaii


Saturday, Sept.14, 2014, 9am to 2pm, 6th Annual Early Signs Health Fair

Life Care Center of Hilo, 944 W. Kawailani Street, Hilo, HI 96720


Maui County - Community Events

 Lanai Health Fair

   Saturday, August 23, 2014


UPCOMING Trainings for New Volunteers

August/ September 2014

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, 2013 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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