State & Tribal Profiles

Hawaii

Models implemented in Hawaii included Early Head Start Home-Based Option, Healthy Families America, Home Instruction for Parents of Preschool Youngsters, and Parents as Teachers. Statewide, 15 local agencies operated at least one of these models.

11,436
home visits provided
929
families served
954
children served

Ethnicity

17% Hispanic or Latino

Caregiver Education

21% No high school diploma

Child Age

36% <1 year

37% 1-2 years

27% 3-5 years

Child Insurance Status

79% Public

19% Private

1% None

Primary Language

80% English

4% Spanish

16% Other

Potential Beneficiaries

In Hawaii, there were 79,700 pregnant women and families with children under 6 years old not yet in kindergarten who could benefit from home visiting. These families included 105,100 children.

105,100 children could benefit from home visiting

Of the 105,100 children who could benefit —

79,700 families could benefit from home visiting

Many home visiting services are geared toward particular subpopulations. The NHVRC estimated the percentage of families who could benefit in Hawaii who met the following targeting criteria:

  • Child <1 20%
  • Single mother 20%
  • Parent with no high school diploma 3%
  • Pregnant woman or mother <21 3%
  • Low income 16%

Of the 79,700 families who could benefit —

43% of families met one or more targeting criteria

13% of families met two or more targeting criteria

NHVRC State Profiles present data provided by evidence-based models, which include both MIECHV and non-MIECHV data. This State Profile includes participant data from the following evidence-based models: EHS, HFA, HIPPY, and PAT. • Missing and unknown data were not included in calculations. • Percentages may not add to 100 due to rounding. • To protect confidentiality, race and ethnicity categories with 10 or fewer participants were replaced with *. • Public insurance includes Medicaid, CHIP, and TRICARE. • Low income is defined as family income below the federal poverty threshold. • Single mothers include single, never married mothers or pregnant women. • EHS data may be underreported. Data include EHS programs that provided home-based services only. EHS race, ethnicity, and primary language data include children and pregnant caregivers. EHS did not report home visits or families served. The number of children served was included as a proxy for families served. • HFA reported primary language of caregivers. • PAT data for child insurance status and primary language were not included.