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State and Territory Profile

STATE/TERRITORY PROFILE - HAWAII

This profile highlights a current innovative effort to promote a subsidy system that is child-focused, family friendly, and fair to providers. It also provides demographic information, Early Care and Education (ECE) program participation and funding, subsidy innovation and program integrity information, program quality improvement activities, and professional development and workforce initiatives. Sources and links are provided at the end of the document

Demographics

Total Population 12 and Under
Total Population 12 and Under. Under 3-Years Old: Total 53219, Percentage 24; 3 and 4-Years Old: Total 34188 Percentage 16; 5 through 12-Years Old: Total 132095 Percentage 60
Children Living in Working Families
Children Living in Working Families: Children under 6-Years-Old Living in Working Families with one working parent 0.248724921850049 and with two working parents 0.386801126520658; Children Ages 6 to 17-Years Old Living in Working Families with one working parent 0.256428219582946 and with two working parents 0.478063598051557
Poverty Statistics
Poverty Statistics: 0.278528296587558 are Under 6-Years Old and living Below 185% of Poverty; 0.107232130318775 are Under 6-Years Old and living Below 100% of Poverty; 0.258944930519815 are 6 to 17-Years Old and living Below 185% of Poverty; 0.0980597014925373 are 6 to 17-Years Old and living Below 100% of Poverty
  Below 100% of Poverty Below 185% of Poverty
Under 6-Years Old 10.72% 27.85%
6 to 17-Years Old 9.81% 25.89%

ECE Program Participation and Funding

Percentage and Number of Children/Families Served
CCDF Average Monthly Percentage
of Children in Care By Age Group
CCDF Average Monthly Percentage<br>of Children in Care By Age Group. Under 3-Years Old: 31%; 3 and 4-Years Old: 29%; 5 through 12-Years Old: 40%
CCDF Average Monthly Number
of Children and Families Served
Average Monthly number of Children and Families Served: Children 3400 and Families 5800
Average Monthly Percentages of Children Served in All Types of Care
Licensed Providers
Average Monthly Percentages of Children Served in All Types of Care - Licensed or Regulated Providers: Center 21%, Group Home 0%, Family Home 7%, Child's Home 7%
Non-Licensed Providers
Average Monthly Percentages of Children Served in All Types of Care - Legally Operating Without Regulations: Center 1%, Group Home 0%, Family Home 16%, Child's Home 16%
Note: Unregulated provider data includes relative and non-relative care.
Child Care and Development Fund (CCDF)
  • Total CCDF Expenditure (Including Quality):
Not available
  • CCDF Federal Expenditure:
Not available
  • CCDF State/Territory Expenditure:
Not available
CCDF Quality Expenditures
  • Total Quality Expenditure:
Not available
  • Quality Activities (Set Aside Funds):
Not available
  • Infant and Toddler (Targeted Funds):
Not available
  • Quality Expansion Funds (Targeted Funds):
Not available
  • School-Age/Resource and Referral (Targeted Funds):
Not available
Temporary Assistance for Needy Families (TANF) for Child Care
  • TANF – Total Child Care Expenditure:
Not available
TANF – Direct Expenditure on Child Care: Not available
TANF – Transfer to CCDF: Not available
ChildCare Tax Credits
  • Tax Credit Federal Total Amount Claimed:
Not available
  • Tax Credit Federal Number of Claims:
Not available
  • State/Territory Tax Credit Available - 2015:
Not available
  • State/Territory Tax Credit Refundable:
Not available
Child and Adult Care Food Program (CACFP)
  • CACFP Funding:
Not available
  • Number of Family Child Care Homes Participating:
230
  • Number of Child Care Centers (includes Head Start Programs) Participating:
212
Head Start
  • Head Start Federal Allocation:
Not available
  • Head Start State/Territory Allocation:
Not available
  • Number of Children Participating:
2,440
IDEA Part B, Section 619
  • IDEA Part B Funding:
Not available
  • Number of Children Served (Ages 3- through 5-Years-Old):
2,491
IDEA Part C
  • IDEA Part C Funding:
Not available
  • Number of Children Served (Ages Birth through 2-Years-Old):
1,740
Pre-kindergarten
  • Pre-kindergarten Total Expenditure:
Not available
  • Enrollment (4-year-olds and under):
376
Note: Total Expenditure includes all State/Territory, Local, and Federal dollars. In addition to 3 and 4-year-olds, some Pre-kindergarten programs enroll children of other ages.

CCDF Subsidy Program Administration

Income Eligibility Limit as a Percent of State Median Income (SMI)
Family Size 100% of SMI (Monthly) 85% of SMI (Monthly) Lower Than 85% of SMI,
If Used to Limit Eligibility
Amount (Monthly) Percent of SMI
Three Not available Not available Not available Not available
SMI Year and Source:
Waiting Lists
  • Not available
Re-determination Period
  • The re-determination period is Not available.
Coordinates or Aligns Re-determination Periods With Which Programs
  • Not available
Prioritize Services for Eligible Children and Families
  • Not available Not available
  • Not available Not available
Use of Grants and Contracts

Payment Rates for Licensed Child Care Services -
Age Center Family Child Care
Infant Not available Not available
Toddler Not available Not available
Preschool Not available Not available
School Age Not available Not available
 
Effective date of payment rates:

Market Rate Survey (MRS) Date:

Payment rate ceiling in relations to the most current MRS for all rate areas and age categories: Not available

Sliding Fee Scale and Family Contribution
Minimum Family Contribution Maximum Family Contribution for First Child Maximum Family Contribution for Multiple Children Sliding Fee Scale Effective Date

Health and Safety

Number of Licensed Programs and Licensed Capacity
  Number of Licensed Programs Licensed Capacity
Child Care Centers Not available Not available
Family Child Care Homes Not available Not available
Group Family Child Care Homes Not available Not available
Definition of Licensed Group and Family Child Care Homes
Group Child Care Homes:Number of children allowed* Not available
Family Child Care Homes: Number of children allowed Not available
*Lower number is the threshold for licensing. Home-based providers caring for fewer children would be exempt from licensing.
Child-Staff Ratios and Group Size by Age of Children for Child Care Centers
Age of Children Child-Staff Ratio Group Size
Infant (11 months) Not available Not available
Toddler (35 months) Not available Not available
Preschool (59months) Not available Not available
School-age (6 years) Not available Not available
School-age (10 years and older) Not available Not available
Criminal Background Checks Required by Type of Program
Type Child Care Centers Group Child Care Homes Family Child Care Homes
Criminal History Records Not available Not available Not available
Child Abuse and Neglect Registry Not available Not available Not available
Fingerprints Not available Not available Not available
Sex Offender Registry Not available Not available Not available
Signed Statement About Criminal Status Not available Not available Not available
Minimum Preservice Qualifications and Ongoing Training Requirements
Role Minimum Preservice Qualifications Ongoing Training Hours
Center Teacher Not available Not available
Center Director Not available Not available
Family Child Care Home Provider Not available Not available
Group Child Care Home Provider Not available Not available
Types of Routine Visits Conducted
  Announced Unannounced Frequency of Routine Visits
Child Care Centers Not available Not available Not available
Family Child Care Home Provider Not available Not available Not available
Group Child Care Home Provider Not available Not available Not available

Quality Improvement

Supports to Programs to Improve Quality
  • TA is available for attaining and maintaining licensing compliance
Not available
  • TA is available for attaining and maintaining quality standards beyond licensing
Not available
  • TA is available for attaining and maintaining accreditation
Not available
  • TA is linked to entering the QRIS or targeted to help programs move in QRIS
Not available
Financial Incentives and Supports for Programs
  • Grants to meet or maintain licensing
Not available
  • Grants to meet QRIS or similar quality levels
Not available
  • One-time awards or bonuses on completion of quality standard attainment
Not available
  • Tiered reimbursement tied to quality for children receiving subsidy
Not available
  • On-going, periodic grants or stipends tied to improving/maintaining quality
Not available
  • Tax credits tied to meeting program quality standards
Not available
Quality Assurance and Monitoring
  • Environment Rating Scale (e.g., ECERS, ITERS, SACERS, FDCRS)
Not available
  • Classroom Assessment Scoring System (CLASS)
Not available
  • Program Assessment Scales (PAS) for child care centers or Business Administration Scale (BAS) for family child care homes
Not available
  • State/Territory uses customized instrument, including submission of written documentation, developed for the quality improvement system
Not available
Outreach and Consumer Education
  • State/Territory uses symbols or simple icons to communicate levels of quality for child care programs
Not available
  • State/Territory uses this information for resource and referral and consumer education services with parents who are seeking care
Not available
  • State/Territory uses this information to educate parents who are enrolling in the subsidy system
Not available
  • State/Territory uses this information in a searchable database on the web
Not available
  • State/Territory promotes voluntarily posting symbols or icons visibly in programs
Not available
  • State/Territory mandates posting symbols or icons visibly in programs
Not available
  • State/Territory uses this information in marketing and public awareness campaigns
Not available
  • State/Territory uses the media to reach public to parents and the communicate about levels of quality for child care programs
Not available
Quality Rating and Improvement System (QRIS)
  • State/Territory has a QRIS or similar quality improvement system that includes linked activities in all five elements
 
Operating state/territory-wide Not available
Operating as a pilot or in a few localities Not available
  • State/Territory is in the development phase of a QRIS or similar quality improvement system
Not available
  • State/Territory has no plans for the development of a QRIS or similar quality improvement system
Not available
  • Types of providers eligible to participate in QRIS: None

Early Learning Standards

Coordination

Coordination and Partnership Efforts to Support the Implementation of CCDF
  • Formal early childhood and/or school-age coordination plans
Not available
  • Designated entity responsible for coordination- state/territory-wide early childhood and/or school-age cabinet/advisory council/task force/ commission
Not available
  • Designated entity responsible for coordination- state advisory council
Not available
  • Designated entity responsible for coordination- local coordination/council
Not available

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