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COVID-19 UPDATE: 

Pursuant to Governor Ige’s Tenth Supplementary Proclamation, the expiration dates on long term (blue) placards have been suspended. Permittees may continue using their expired blue placards to obtain parking privileges until the suspension is rescinded. The expiration dates of temporary (red) placards issued from November 2019 have been extended through September 30, 2020. Permittees may continue using their expired red placard issued from November 2019 to obtain parking privileges through September, 2020. In addition, the requirement to obtain a six-year recertification of disability for special license plates shall be suspended if such recertification becomes due during the emergency period.  (posted 7/28/2020)

City and County of Honolulu Disability Parking Permit Information
-New-  As of June 30, 2020, The City and County of Honolulu has updated their parking permit application process. Click on the link above for information on applying for first time long term placards, replacement placards, renewal placards, and temporary placards in the City and County of Honolulu.

County of Hawaii (Hawaii Island) Disability Parking Permit Information
As of June 3, 2020, The County of Hawaii has updated their parking permit application submittal process. Click on the link above for information on applying for first time long term placards, replacement placards, renewal of long term placards, and temporary placards in the County of Hawaii (Hawaii Island).

County of Maui Disability Parking Permit Information
As of May 15, 2020, The County of Maui has changed their parking permit application submittal process. Click on the link above for information on applying for first time long term placards, replacement placards, renewal of long term placards, and temporary placards in the County of  Maui. Click here to view the Press Release.

County of Kauai Disability Parking Permit Information
-New- As of June 24, 2020, The County of Kauai has changed their parking permit application submittal process. Click on the link above for information on applying for first time long term placards, replacement placards, renewal of long term placards, and temporary placards in the County of  Kauai.

DCAB OFFICE STATUS: 

As of Wednesday, July 1, 2020, the DCAB staff will return to the office and will resume normal business hours; Monday – Friday 7:45 a.m. – 4:30 p.m., closed on all state holidays.

If you plan to visit the office, please observe the following protocols:

  • Masks are required upon entry into the Kamamalu Building.
  • Sign in with security in the lobby before entering our office.
  • For walk in assistance, sign in DCAB’s visitor log sheet.
  • Be seated in the office waiting area for further assistance.
  • Temperatures will be taken upon arrival into our office. (For the safety of others, any temperature of 100.4°or higher will not be allowed to remain in the office.)
  • Social distancing of 6 feet between one another.
  • Visitor Protocols are subject to change as we monitor the COVID Pandemic.

VRI Guidelines: These guidelines were created by the National Association of the Deaf and Deaf Seniors of America to assist healthcare providers in operating Video Remote Interpreting (VRI). – (posted 3/31/2020)

 

NEW FROM DCAB: 

Aging and Disability Issues 2020 – PDF • Word (posted 6/3/2020)
DCAB Legislative Position Statements 2020 – (posted 2/11/2020)
Assistance Animal Flyer – (posted 12/31/2019)
How to Obtain Communication Access Services or Providers – (updated 11/4/2019)
Service Animal Flyer – (posted 10/18/2019)
Service Animal Card – (posted 10/18/2019)
DCAB Guiding Principles on the Mobility and Safety of Pedestrians with Disabilities – (posted 9/23/2019)
DCAB Guiding Principles on Public Transit Fixed Route Bus and Paratransit Services – (posted 9/23/2019)
HRS 103-50 Report of Activities 2018-2019 – (posted 9/17/19)
DCAB Annual Report FY 2018-2019 – (posted 9/17/19)
Parking Program for Persons With Disabilities Annual Accomplishments 2018-2019 – (posted 9/9/2019)
Parking for Persons with Disabilities Program History (posted 9/9/2019)
DCAB Plan of Action FY 2019-2020 PDFWord Version (posted 8/27/2019)
Movie Captioning in Theaters in Hawaii: Legislative History – (posted 7/8/2019)
DCAB HRS Updates – (posted 7/8/2019)
Proposed Amendment and Compilation of Hawaii Administrative Rules Title 11, Chapter 218 “Communication Access Services for Persons Who Are Deaf, Hard of Hearing, and Deaf-Blind” – (posted 7/1/2019)
Summary of Revisions to the Hawaii Administrative Rules Title 11, Chapter 218 – (posted 06/19/2018)


The Communication Access Unit at DCAB now has a Facebook page. Check out their page at: https://www.facebook.com/DCABCommAccess/
Press Release-DCAB Facility Access Plan Submission and Review System – (posted 4/2/2019)
DCAB Facility Access Plan Submission and Review System – (posted 4/1/2019)
DCAB Background and Statutory Basis – (posted 4/1/2019)
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)
Communication Access Card Information – (posted 9/10/2018)


LEADERSHIP 

David Ige
Governor of Hawaii

Pauline Aughe
Chairperson, DCAB

Kirby Shaw
Executive Director, DCAB