Department of Human Services
State of Hawai'i
DEPARTMENT OF HUMAN SERVICES
Your Connection to the DHS Portal
Public Assistance Information System
Child Care Locator
DHS Provider Search
Licensed Child Care Locator
Search by Name:
The name search is of two types: "Starts with" and "Contains keywords":
Starts With Search:
Providers whose names begin with the entered search string are returned.
When searching for home-based providers (individuals), separated the surname and given name with a slash.
For example: SMITH/J
Contains Keywords Search:
Providers whose names contain the keyword(s) anywhere in the name are returned.
If more than one keyword is entered, all keywords must exist in the name, in no particular order.
To search by keyword, type an asterisk then the list of keywords.
For example: *BISHOP CHILD
Search by Other Criteria:
Search for specific child care types:
Family Child Care
Group Child Care Home
School-Aged Childcare Program
Infant and Toddler Program
Search for child care in a specific area: