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⇒ POSITION ANNOUNCEMENT: Facility Access Specialist/Plan Reviewer – (posted 1/10/2019)
How to Obtain Communication Access Services or Providers – (posted 12/20/2018)
Vocabulary of the Legislative Process CEU Workshop – (posted 12/18/2018)
Policy Guidance on the Provision of Auxiliary Aids/Services or Accommodations due to Disability at Public Meetings or Events – (posted 11/28/2018)
Information for visitors traveling to Hawaii, please visit: Hawaii Tourism Authority website – (posted 11/16/2018)
Parking Program for Persons with Disabilities Annual Accomplishments FY 2017/2018 –  (PDF) • (Accessible PDF) – (posted 10/22/2018)
HRS 103-50 Report of Activities 2017-2018 PDF – (posted 10/3/2018)
Communication Access Card Information – (posted 9/10/2018)

FEMA Aid Applicant’s Right to Appeal
Applicants for FEMA Aid have the Right to Appeal Agency’s Decision

View in FEMA Multimedia Library

FEMA Accessible: Kilauea Volcanic Eruption
Disaster Recovery Center in Kea’au, Hawaii

FEMA Accessible: FEMA Registration Process
Home Inspections/Follow Up with FEMA (Part Two)

Accessible Emergency Information

DCAB wants to know about your experiences during emergencies, particularly relating to the accessibility of emergency alerts. The video below provides an overview of efforts to improve the accessibility of emergency information distributed to the community in Hawaii. Please view the sign language video- Which is also captioned and has voiceover- to learn more about these efforts and how you can share your experiences during emergencies.


DCAB Annual Report FY 2017-2018 PDF Version – (posted 9/21/2018)
DCAB Annual Report FY 2017-2018 Accessible Version – (posted 9/21/2018)
DCAB Plan of Action FY 2018-2019 PDF Version – (posted 7/31/2018
DCAB Plan of Action FY 2018-2019 Accessible Version – (posted 7/31/2018)
Aging & Disability Legislative Report 2018 PDF Version – (posted 3/14/2018)
Aging & Disability Legislative Report 2018 Accessible Version – (posted 3/14/2018)
Interpreter CEU Workshop Request for Funding Application Form – (posted 9/18/17)


David Ige
Governor of Hawaii

William Bow
Chairperson, DCAB

Francine Wai
Executive Director, DCAB