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COVID-19 UPDATE: 

Pursuant to Governor Ige’s Seventh 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 Permittees may continue using their expired blue placards to obtain parking privileges until the suspension is rescinded.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 June 30, 2020. Permittees may continue using their expired red placard issued from November 2019 to obtain parking privileges through June 30, 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 5/12/2020)

City and County of Honolulu Disability Parking Permit Information
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
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
-New- 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
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: 

Pursuant to Governor David Ige’s Seventh Supplementary Proclamation, the Disability and Communication Access Board (DCAB) office will be closed to May 31, 2020. This closure may be extended if ordered by the Governor. We appreciate your patience during this time. Please note the following:

  • DCAB’s office will be accepting deliveries and drop offs on Wednesday’s from 10:00 a.m. – 12:00 noon.
  • DCAB staff are teleworking from home. Therefore, you may call our main phone number (808) 586-8121 and leave a message with your name, number, and the subject of your call; or email us at [email protected]; and a staff member will get back to you.

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: 

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)
Aging & Disability Legislative Report 2019 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