The cost of home health care in Hawaii is $30 per hour on average. However, actual costs can vary significantly depending on the location and services required. As a guideline, seniors who need low levels of home health care will usually pay around $910 per month. This is based on needing seven hours of care each week. Those who require full-time care throughout the day, or 56 hours per week, can expect to pay in the region of $7,280 each month. Around-the-clock home health care in Hawaii would cost around $21,840 per month.

Average Long-Term Care Costs in Hawaii

At $30 per hour, the average cost of home health care in Hawaii is $3 higher than the national median hourly rate of $27. Home care providers in Honolulu generally charge the same as the state average. Home health care services in Kahului are typically a little more affordable, with an average fee of $29 per hour.  

  • Honolulu: $30
  • Kahului: $29

Overall, it’s slightly more expensive to age in place in Hawaii than it is to receive supportive services in a residential setting. Using 44 service hours per week as a benchmark, home health care and home care both run around $5,720 per month. Assisted living communities have a lower median monthly cost of $5,375. Seniors who can obtain daytime care services in an external location within the community typically pay around $1,625 for adult day health care. Nursing homes provide the highest level of care, including 24/7 health monitoring and skilled nursing care. As such, they have the highest average fees, with a semiprivate room costing around $12,501 per month.

  • Home health care: $5,720
  • Home care: $5,720
  • Adult day health care: $1,625
  • Assisted living: $5,375
  • Nursing home: $12,501     

What Services Does Home Health Care Include?

Home health care covers a wide range of clinical and rehabilitative services depending on individuals’ needs. Services are performed in accordance with a personalized care plan, which is created by the home health care agency, existing medical providers, family members and the senior in need of assistance. Home health care services may include:

  • Intermittent nursing
  • Catheter care
  • Nutrition therapy
  • Medication administration
  • Pain management
  • Wound care
  • Social services
  • Physical therapy
  • Speech therapy