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Tuesday, April 21, 2015

Breaking News

Changes as of: February 11, 2014



                                        WE ARE THE  "HAWAII SHIP"  State Health Insurance Assistance Program



Visit us at the Social Security Sites 



Honolulu Social Security Office at Prince Kuhio Federal Building at 300 Ala Moana Boulevard, Suite 1-114, Honolulu 96813

9am - 12 Noon

Friday, April 3, 2015, 9am-12pm, 

Friday, May 1, 2015

Friday, June 5, 2015


Kapolei Social Security Office at 970 Manawai Street, Kapolei, HI  96707

9:00am - 12 Noon

Friday, April 3, 2015

Friday, May 1, 2015

Friday, June 5, 2015


Hawaii County

Kona Social Security Outreach Station at the West Hawaii Civic Center 74-5044 Ane Keohokalole Highway, Kailua-Kona 96740

9:00am - 2:00pm

Thursday,  April 23, 2015    

Thursday, May 14, 2015    

Thursday, June 25, 2015


Hilo Social Security Office at  Prince Kuhio Mall (by Macy's), 111 E Puainako Street, Hilo HI  96720

11:30 am - 2:30 pm

Tuesday, April 7, 2015  

Tuesday, May 5, 2015    

Tuesday, June 2, 2015





HAWAII COUNTY = Community Events i


Maui County - Community Events   

These are WE Events - Look for the large Vision Van

Friday, March 27    Hale Kau Kau at St. Theresa Church

25 W. Lipoa Street,  Kihei

4:00pm - 6:30pm


Saturday., March 28, 2015    Da Kidney Da Kine Day at Queen Ka'ahumanu Center

275 Ka'ahumanu Avenue,  Kahului Maui  96732

10:00am - 2:00pm 


Sunday, March 29, 2015   Living Way Church

399 N. Market Street (Happy Valley/Wailuku)

9:00am - 1:00pm


Saturday, April 4, 2015  Kuhio Day Celebration @ Paukukalo Homestead Park

655 Kamuali'i Street, Wailuku, Maui  96732


Saturday, April 11, 2015 

Hana Health & Community Fair 

9:00am - 3:00pm


Sunday, April 12, 2015   Keokea Homestead Open Market

16.9 Mile Marker of Kula Highway at Ka'amana Street, Kula Maui

9:30 am - 1:30 pm


Thursday, April 16, 2015  Salvation Army - Lahaina

131 Shaw Street, Lahaina Maui

9:00am - 12 Noon


Thursday, April 16, 2015 Ka Hale A Ke Ola Homeless Resource Center - Hale Makana

15 Ipu , Aumakua Lane, Lahaina Maui

2:00pm - 6:00pm






UPCOMING Trainings for New Volunteers

March 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).

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