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Hawaii Child Support Resources

Child Support Q&A for Single Parents in Hawaii


Whether you need to file for child support in Hawaii or request a child support modification, the following "Frequently Asked Questions" will help you access local resources:

How do I find my local child support agency?

Start by visiting the Hawaii Child Support Enforcement Agency website, which provides a comprehensive list of local child support agencies throughout the state. Alternatively, you can call 2-1-1 to find the office nearest you.

How do I file for child support in Hawaii?

The following steps will help you establish a child support order in Hawaii:

  1. Become familiar with Hawaii's child support guidelines.

  2. Optional: Use the Hawaii Child Support Calculator to estimate the amount of child support you will receive.

  3. Go to your local OCSE to apply for child support in person.

  4. Once your child support order has been established, sign up online to receive payments through Hawaii's ReliaCard system.

Where can I access additional child support resources?

There are several federal and state resources available to you, including:

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