Communication Access

Administrative Rules

Communication Access, Title 11, Chapter 218

Hawaii Quality Assurance System (HQAS)

HQAS Information

HQAS Application

Test dates: August 25 & 26, 2014

Deadline to apply: August 1, 2014

Communication Access Providers

The Disability and Communication Access Board (DCAB) is currently working on a new and improved list of sign language interpreters, real-time captioners and notetakers. Thank you for your patience and stay tuned for more information.

Should you need assistance immediately, please contact our office by phone (808) 586-8121 (V/TTY) or email,

NEW! ADA rights for American Sign Language

DCAB has produced 3 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

NEW! Access to HealthCare: Your Right to a Sign Language Interpreter

NEW! 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 (808) 447-1397 (VP/Phone)Communication Access Specialist: