City and County of Honolulu - Solar Loan Program (Hawaii)

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Financial Incentive Program

Place Hawaii

Name City and County of Honolulu - Solar Loan Program
Incentive Type Local Loan Program
Applicable Sector Residential, Island of Oahu
Eligible Technologies Solar Water Heat, Photovoltaics
Active Incentive Yes

Implementing Sector Local
Energy Category Renewable Energy Incentive Programs

Maximum Incentive 0% loan up to a 20 year payment term; Certain borrowers may qualify for a reduced minimum payment

Program Administrator City and County of Honolulu
Date added to DSIRE 2003-06-11
Last DSIRE Review 2014-09-02

References DSIREDatabase of State Incentives for Renewables and Efficiency[1]


The Honolulu Solar Loan Program is offered by the City and County of Honolulu. The program offers zero-interest loans to income-eligible homeowners for the installation of solar water heating and photovoltaic systems through the City's Rehabilitation Loan Program.

The zero-interest loans are available for single-family homes and individual condominiums with home owners association approval.. For loans over $10,000, a mortgage lien will be secured on the property. Additional repairs such as re-roofing work, etc. may be included in the installation work depending on the City inspection. Qualification is dependent on income level (guidelines available on program website). The program is designed to assist low- and moderate-income owner-occupant homeowners.

For more information, please visit the City and County of Honolulu website to download an application.

Incentive Contact

Contact Name City and County of Honolulu
Department Solar Loan Program

Address 51 Merchant St.

Place Honolulu, Hawaii
Zip/Postal Code 96813
Phone (808) 768-7076
Phone 2 (808) 768-3240


  • Incentive and policy data are reviewed and approved by the N.C. Solar Center's DSIRE project staff.[1]


  1. 1.0 1.1  "Database of State Incentives for Renewables and Efficiency"