Communication Access

Administrative Rules

Communication Access, Title 11, Chapter 218

Hawaii Quality Assurance System (HQAS)

HQAS Information

HQAS Application

HQAS Test: July 30 and 31, 2015

Deadline to register: July 10, 2015

Hawaii Quality Assurance System (HQAS)
Continuing Education Program (CEP)
The Disability and Communication Access Board announces a new online system for sign language interpreters enrolled in the HQAS CEP. The new system is designed to reduce paper consumption and errors by automatically calculating CEU totals. To learn more about the HQAS CEP, please visit the website at www.hqas.org.

Communication Access Providers

Please click on Sign Language Interpreters for the current list.

Should you have questions about the list, please contact our office by phone (808) 586-8121 (V/TTY) or email, dcab@doh.hawaii.gov

ADA rights for American Sign Language

DCAB produced videos in American Sign Language for people who are deaf or hard-of-hearing on their rights under the ADA. View on the YouTube website or on the DCAB website.

Communication Access Fact Sheets

Access to HealthCare: Your Right to a Sign Language Interpreter

Guidance for HealthCare Providers in Ensuring Effective Communication

Communication Access Provisions Title II of the Americans with Disabilities Act for State & Local Agencies

Communication Access Provisions Title III of the Americans with Disabilities Act for Public Accommodations

Communication Access Provisions for Telecommunications Relay Services (TRS)

For more information

Kristine Pagano
Communication Access Specialist
(808) 447-1397 (VP/Phone)
Kristine.Pagano@doh.hawaii.gov

Kamaile Hopfe
Program Support Technician
(808) 586-8121
Kamaile.Hopfe@doh.hawaii.gov