The Office of Language Access (OLA) provides centralized oversight, coordination, and technical assistance to State agencies (the executive, legislative and judicial branches of Hawai‘i’s state government) and organizations that receive state funding, regarding the implementation requirements of Hawai‘i’s Language Access Law.

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Working with Limited English Proficient Individuals LEP Training Flyer

Tuesday, February 28, 2017

at Neal S. Blaisdell Center (NBC) Pikake Room, 777 Ward Avenue, Honolulu, HI 96813

Morning and afternoon sessions for state/county employees, managers and supervisors.

No cost to register.  Click on the link above for more registration information.

Language Access Advisory Council Monthly Meeting, February 15, 2017, 11:30 am to 1:00 pm, 830 Punchbowl Street, Room 320, Department of Labor and Industrial Relations, Honolulu, Hawaiʻi , 96813

Language Access Advisory Council Monthly Meeting, January 11, 2017; meeting was cancelled due to lack of quorum.


“Non-English Speaking Population in Hawaii “(DBEDT Report – April 2016)


“Detailed Languages Spoken At Home in the State Of Hawaii” (DBEDT Report – March 2016)


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Do you need help in another language?  We will get you a free interpreter. Call (808) 586-8730 to tell us which language you speak.
Chinese – 繁體中文 Chuukese – Foosun Chuuk French – Français 
German Hawaiian – Ōlelo Hawai’i Ilocano – Ilokano
Japanese – 日本語 Korean – 한국어 Lao – ພາສາລາວ
Marshallese – Kajin Ṃajōḷ Samoan Spanish – Español
Tagalog Thai – ภาษาไทย Tongan – Lea faka-tonga
Vietnamese – Tiếng Việt Visayan – Cebuano

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