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8th Annual Hawaiʻi Conference on Language Access – Friday, August 14, 2015  This conference presented the challenges to achieving language access and social justice for Hawaiʻi’s residents from the Compact of Free Association (COFA) nations, (the Federated States of Micronesia (Pohnpei, Yap, Chuuk, and Kosrae); the Republic of the Marshall Islands; and the Republic of ...
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Language Access & Law Enforcement March 9-13, 2015 Workshop Series for State & County Law Enforcement Personnel – featured speakers are Alyssa Lareau, Esq., Staff Attorney, Federal Coordination and Compliance Section, Civil Rights Division, U.S. Department of Justice, Washington, D.C. and Deputy Chief Lyn Tomioka, Chief of Staff, San Francisco Police Department, CA.  Workshops will ...
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Translation of Vital Documents 2-day workshop for agencies, conducted by Kleber Palma, Director, New York City Department of Education Translation and Interpretation Unit.  Thursday & Friday – January 22-23, 2015 8:00 AM to 4:30 PM @ King Kamehameha Wing Auditorium & Lounge, Queen’s Medical Center, 1301 Punchbowl Street, Honolulu, Hawaiʻi.

Translation Workshop January 2015 – Language Access Law Basics – OLA – Rebecca Gardner, J.D.

OLA – Translation of Vital Documents Serafin Jun Colmenares, Jr., Ph.D._ January 2015 Questions on workshop content?  Contact Office of Language Access: (808) 586-8730 or email address: [email protected]

Court Interpreter Workshop – Dec 5 and 6 – Agenda

Court Interpreter Workshop 2014 with Holly Mikkelson, Associate Professor, Monterey Institute of International Studies.  December 5 & 6, 2014, 8:00 AM to 4:30 PM, University of Hawaiʻi at Mānoa, Campus Center Ballroom.

U.S. FEDERAL LANGUAGE ACCESS LAW AGENCY COMPLIANCE WORKSHOP – presented by Bruce Adelson, CEO, Federal Compliance Consulting, LLC, October 22-23, 2014, 8:00 A.M. to 4:30 P.M. at Queen’s Conference Center, Queen’s Medical Center, 510 S. Beretania Street, Honolulu, HI 96813.  The Queeen’s Conference Center will validate your parking ticket $5.00 per day, for first 75, ...

Upcoming Language Access Advisory Council monthly meeting Wednesday, March 12, 2014 at 9:30 a.m. to 11:00 a.m. in the Director’s Conference room 320, State Department of Labor and Industrial Relations, 830 Punchbowl Street, Honolulu, Hawaiʻi, 96813.