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Hawai‘i CC hosting financial aid workshops to help students and parents complete the FAFSA

Hawai‘i Community College will host financial aid workshops on the evenings of February 6 and 7 to help prospective students and their families apply for financial aid.

College staff will provide one-on-one assistance completing the Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA), which will help students apply for grants and scholarships that can help pay for their education.

The event times and locations are as follows:


Wednesday, February 6, 5-7 p.m. at the Hale Kea Testing Center at the Manono Campus in Hilo.


Thursday, February 7, 5-7 p.m. at the Pālamanui campus in Kona.

Join us for food, fun and an opportunity to meet with scholarship representatives!

What to Bring to the Event: 2019-2020 FAFSA Checklist

Please bring the following items to the event:

  • FSA ID* for student and parent (if student is a dependent).

  • Student’s driver’s license

  • Parent’s driver’s license

  • Birth date(s) and social security number(s) of student, spouse (if married), and parents (if dependent).

  • All Federal Tax Returns for 2017 or Tax Transcripts for 2017 (1040, 1040A, 1040EZ, etc); this includes student, spouse (if married), parents (if dependent).

  • All W2’s forms for 2017 for student, spouse (if married), parents (if dependent).

  • Untaxed income for 2017 such as veteran’s non-education benefits, worker’s compensation or disability benefits.

  • Total balance of cash on hand and current balances of savings and checking accounts for student, spouse (if married), parents (if dependent).

  • Documentation of business and/or investment farms for 2017.

  • Alien registration card if student is NOT a U.S. citizen.

*In order to apply for financial aid, an FSA ID must be created. To create an FSA ID, go to A separate FSA ID is required for the student and parent if student is dependent.