Catholic Charities Hawai‘i and AARP Partner To Provide Free Tax Ppreparation Services to Hawai‘i Seniors and Others

HONOLULU (February 9, 2017) – Hawai‘i seniors and other community members who need expert assistance in preparing their 2016 tax returns by the April 18 federal tax deadline can take advantage of free service on Oahu and the Big Island, thanks to the collaborative efforts of Catholic Charities Hawai‘i (CCH) and AARP Foundation Tax-Aide.

AARP Foundation Tax-Aide, the nation’s largest free tax assistance and preparation service, will provide free tax assistance and preparation to Hawai‘i taxpayers with low to moderate incomes, with special attention to people 60 and older. You do not have to be a member of AARP or a retiree to use this free service.

Walk-in appointments are available at CCH’s Clarence T.C. Ching Campus at 1822 Keeaumoku St. on Saturdays starting February 11 through April 15, from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m.

Walk-in and call-ahead appointments are being taken at CCH’s Big Island office, located in Kona at 73-5618 Maiau St., Suite B201 (above Costco), on Tuesdays, February 14 through April 11, from noon to 4 p.m. For an appointment, call 217-6883.

About Catholic Charities Hawai‘i
Serving Hawai‘i since 1947, Catholic Charities Hawai‘i offers assistance to people in need, regardless of faith or culture. Long trusted in the community for its innovative and professional approach to human services, Catholic Charities Hawai‘i provides much needed services through over 30 programs statewide. Catholic Charities Hawai‘i is fully accredited by the Council on Accreditation. They are a partner agency of Aloha United Way and a member of the nationwide Catholic Charities USA organization. For more information please visit

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