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Aloha from the Office of Language Access!
The Office of Language Access (OLA) provides oversight and central coordination to state agencies, (the executive, legislative and judicial branches of Hawai‘i’s state government) as well as technical assistance to state and covered entities, in developing and implementing their Language Access Plan as required by law. It also monitors and reviews state agencies for compliance and provides language access complaint resolution.
COVID-19 Videos in Various Languages
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Other available languages: Cantonese (廣東話/广东话) , Chuukese (Kapasen Chuuk) , Ilocano (Ilokano), Japanese (日本語) , Korean (한국어), Mandarin (國語/普通话) , Marshallese (Kajin Majôl), Tagalog (Tagalog)
Language Access Advisory Council Meeting
Language Access Advisory Council meeting to be held on Wednesday, February 08, 2023, at 9:30 a.m. to 11:00 a.m. at 1010 Richards Street, Conference Room 08A (Basement), Honolulu, HI, 96813 and via Zoom. (See Zoom link in the attached agenda.) LAAC Meeting Notice – Feb. 08, 2023.
REQUEST TECHNICAL ASSISTANCE OR TRAINING ON LANGUAGE ACCESS
OLA offers training and technical assistance to state and state-funded agencies. Topics may include:
- Laws and policies on language access;
- Improving language access practices in organizations;
- Roles and responsibilities of Staff and Volunteer Interpreters;
- How to work effectively with LEP clients;
- Locating and working with interpreters.
Use this form to submit a request.
DBEDT Data and Reports
2019 State of Hawaiʻi Data Book and 2019 State of Hawaii Data Book Individual Tables
“Non-English Speaking Population in Hawaiʻi “(DBEDT Report – April 2016)
“Detailed Languages Spoken At Home in the State Of Hawaiʻi” (DBEDT Report – March 2016)