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									                                 DEAF SERVICES



                   CITY & COUNTY OF HONOLULU

Aloha VRI                             Provides    video     remote     interpreting
Phone: (855) 808-8377                 services.
E-mail: vri@isleinterpret.com
Website: www.isleinterpret.com


Aloha State Association of the Deaf   Sponsors cultural and social events for
(ASAD)                                persons interested in the Deaf community.
P.O. Box 88591                        Publishes a bi-monthly newsletter.
Honolulu, HI 96830
Phone: (808) 951-1040 (TTY)
        (808) 951-1050 (Fax)
Website: www.asadhawaii.org

American Sign Language                Offers American Sign Language classes
Interpreter Education Program         to the general public.             Provides
Kapiolani Community College           educational and training opportunities to
4303 Diamond Head Road                people interested in becoming Sign
Honolulu, HI 96816                    Language/English Interpreters, as well as
Phone: (808) 734-9154 (V/TTY)         professional development for working
         (808) 734-9979 (Fax)         interpreters. Also offers in-service training
E-mail: jfried@hawaii.edu             to organizations serving people who are
Website: www.kcc.hawaii.edu           Deaf and hard of hearing.

Department of Education               Provides Sign Language courses at night
Community Education Section           through adult education at high school
475 22nd Avenue                       campuses on Oahu.
Building 302, Suite 124
Honolulu, HI 96816
Phone: (808) 735-8371 (V)
         (808) 735-8375 (Fax)




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Department of Education                 Provides diagnostic and prescriptive
Hawaii Center for the Deaf and the      services to all students in the state with
Blind (HCDB)                            hearing impairments. Provides a day or
3440 Leahi Avenue                       boarding educational setting for students,
Honolulu, HI 96815                      as appropriate, statewide.
Phone: (808) 733-4999 (V/TTY)
        (808) 733-7820 (V/TTY)
        (808) 733-4824 (Fax)

Department of Health                    Provides treatment and rehabilitation
Children with Special Health Needs      services for children with eligible
Administration                          conditions who are unable to obtain care
741 Sunset Avenue                       because of financial hardships. Hearing
Honolulu, HI 96816                      aids,       speech-language          therapy,
Phone: (808) 733-9055 (V)               otolaryngological        and      audiological
Website: www.hawaii.gov/health/family   evaluations available. There may be a
                                        financial eligibility requirement.

Department of Health                    The Newborn Hearing Screening Program
Early Intervention Section              has a hearing aid loaner bank for children
Baby HEARS Project                      enrolled in the early intervention
1350 South King Street, #200            programs. Program has hearing aids and
Honolulu, HI 96814                      a FM system loaner bank so that children
Phone: (808) 594-0033 (V/TTY)           with hearing loss can receive services
         (808) 594-0015 (Fax)           while waiting for insurance approval.

Department of Human Services            Provides a rehabilitation counselor who
Vocational Rehabilitation and           specializes in job training and job
Services for the Blind                  placement for persons who are Deaf, hard
Division, Deaf Services Section         of hearing, and deaf-blind.
600 Kapiolani Blvd., Suite 306
Honolulu, HI 96813
Phone: (808) 587-5660 (V/TTY)
         (866) 547-7182 (VP)
         (808) 586-5785 (Fax)




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Disability and Communication Access       Establishes and disseminates guidelines
Board (DCAB)                              for the utilization of Sign Language
919 Ala Moana Blvd., Suite 101            Interpreters in state programs and
Honolulu, HI 96814                        activities. Provides systems advocacy for
Phone: (808) 586-8121                     issues related to persons who are Deaf,
         (808) 984-2400 (x6-8121) (V)     hard of hearing or deaf-blind. Administers
         (Maui)                           the Hawaii Quality Assurance System to
         (808) 274-3141 (x6-8121) (V)     credential Sign Language Interpreters.
         (Kauai)                          Provides a list of credentialed Sign
         (808) 974-4000 (x6-8121) (V)     Language interpreters upon request.
         (Hawaii)
         (800) 468-4644 (V)
         (Lanai, Molokai) (Toll Free)
E-mail: dcab@doh.hawaii.gov
Website: www.hawaii.gov/health/dcab

Hawaii Centers for Independent Living     Provides an Independent Living Specialist
(HCIL) - Hauula                           who works specifically with consumers
54-113 Kawaipuna Street                   who are deaf and hard of hearing by
Hauula, HI 96717                          providing support services to live
Phone: (808) 293-9775 (V)                 independently and in the community.
         (808) 293-1742 (Fax)
E-mail: hcilhaaula001@hawaii.rr.com
Website: www.cil-hawaii.org

Hawaii Centers for Independent Living     Provides an Independent Living Specialist
(HCIL) - Honolulu                         who works specifically with consumers
414 Kuwili Street, Suite 102              who are Deaf and hard of hearing by
Honolulu, HI 96817                        providing support services to live
Phone: (800) 645-4651 (V) (Toll Free)     independently and in the community.
         (808) 522-5400 (V)
         (808) 791-2018 (VP)
         (808) 522-5405 (TTY)
         (808) 522-5427 (Fax)
E-mail: info@pacificil.org
Website: www.cil-hawaii.org

Hawaii Interpreting Services              Maintains interpreter referral services for
Phone: (808) 394-7706 (V)                 agencies and individuals in need of Sign
E-mail: Sabina@interpretinghawaii.com     Language Interpreting or captioning
Website: www.interpretinghawaii.com       services.

Hawaii Registry of Interpreters for the   Administers the RID national testing
Deaf (HRID)                               system to certify interpreters and provides
P.O. Box 30411                            a registry of local interpreters to the public
Honolulu, HI 96820                        upon request.
Phone: (808) 428-0734 (V)


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Island Skill Gathering (ISG)         Offers an array of support services and
3472 Kanaina Avenue                  product sales (assistive technology) for
Honolulu, HI 96815                   people who are Deaf, hard of hearing, and
Phone: (808) 732-4622 (V/TTY)        have speech disabilities such as TTYs
        (808) 739-5464 (Fax)         (text telephones), FM listening systems
E-mail: isg@aloha.net                and telephone/doorbell alerting systems.
Website: www.isghawaii.com           Also offers repair services for specific
                                     brands of TTYs.

Kapiolani Deaf Center                Offers a continuing education program
4303 Diamond Head Road, Manono 102   and resource center for adults who are
Honolulu, HI 96816                   Deaf and hard of hearing, their families
Phone: (808) 734-9210 (V/TTY)        and friends, and people who work with
        (808) 734-9238 (Fax)         them. Established in cooperation with
E-mail: mfung@hawaii.edu             Gallaudet University in Washington, D.C.
                                     and the University of Hawaii.       Also
                                     sponsors a lending library of assistive
                                     devices.

Signs of Self                        Provides independent living services for
1481 S. King Street, #544            people who are deaf, hard-of-hearing, and
Honolulu, HI 96814                   deaf-blind.
Phone: (808) 382-3881 (V/Text)
         (866) 763-7459 (VP)
E-mail: ilservices@signsofself.org
Website: www.signsofself.org

Sorenson Communications              Sorenson Video Relay Service (SVRS)
Phone: (866) 756-6729 (V)            provides videophones and video relay
Phone: (801) 386-8500 (VP)           service that enables callers who are deaf
        (801) 262-8137 (Fax)         and hard-of-hearing to conduct video relay
E-mail: vrssales@sorenson.com        calls through a qualified ASL interpreter.
Website: www.sorenson.com




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Sprint Relay Hawaii                      Provides 24-hour telecommunications
Telecommunications Relay Service         relay services for telephone customers
925 Dillingham Blvd., Suite 126          who are Deaf and or speech impaired
Honolulu, HI 96817                       statewide, allowing for equal access to
Phone: 711 (Relay Service)               telephone services for people with and
         (877) 447-5992 (Voice Carry     without TTYs.
         Over)
         (877) 447-8711 (Speech to
         Speech)
         (800) 357-5169 (Relay Program
         Manager) (Toll Free)
         (866) 835-8169 (TTY)
         (866) 410-4256 (Fax)
Videophone: ltom.mysprint.tv
E-mail: lisa.l.tom@sprint.com
Website: www.relayhawaiitty.com




                        COUNTY OF HAWAII



Aloha VRI                                Provides    video   remote   interpreting
Phone: (855) 808-8377                    services.
E-mail: vri@isleinterpret.com
Website: www.isleinterpret.com

Department of Education                  Provides Sign Language classes at night
Hilo Community School for Adults         through adult education at various high
450 Waianauenue Avenue, Suite C-3        school campuses.
Hilo, HI 96720
Phone: (808) 974-4100 (V)
          (808) 974-6170 (Fax)

Department of Education                  Provides Sign Language classes at night
Kona Community School for Adults         through adult education at various high
74-5000 Puohulihui Street                school campuses.
Kailua-Kona, HI 96740
Phone: (808) 327-4692 (V)
        (808) 327-4693 (Fax)




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Department of Human Services             Provides general caseload counselors
Vocational Rehabilitation and Services   who do job training and job placement for
for the Blind Division                   persons who are Deaf and hard of
75 Aupuni Street, Suite 110              hearing.
Hilo, HI 96720
Phone: (808) 974-6444 (V/TTY)
          (808) 974-6450 (Fax)

Department of Human Services             Provides general caseload counselors
Vocational Rehabilitation and Services   who do job training and job placement for
for the Blind Division                   Deaf and hard of hearing persons.
Kona Field Office
P.O. Box 459
Captain Cook, HI 96704
Phone: (808) 323-0025 (V)
         (808) 323-0028 (Fax)

Hawaii Centers for Independent Living    Provides an Independent Living Specialist
(HCIL) - Hilo                            who works specifically with consumers
1055 Kinoole Street, Suite 105           who are Deaf and hard of hearing by
Hilo, HI 96720                           providing support services to live
Phone: (808) 935-3777 (V)                independently and in the community.
          (808) 935-7888 (TTY)
          (808) 961-6737 (Fax)
E-mail: leonas@pacificil.org
Website: www.cil-hawaii.org

Sorenson Communications                  Sorenson Video Relay Service (SVRS)
Phone: (866) 756-6729 (V)                provides videophones and video relay
Phone: (801) 386-8500 (VP)               service that enables callers who are deaf
        (801) 262-8137 (Fax)             and hard-of-hearing to conduct video relay
E-mail: vrssales@sorenson.com            calls through a qualified ASL interpreter.
Website: www.sorenson.com

                        COUNTY OF KAUAI


Aloha VRI                                Provides    video   remote    interpreting
Phone: (855) 808-8377                    services.
E-mail: vri@isleinterpret.com
Website: www.isleinterpret.com




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Department of Education                 Provides referral services for education
Kauai Community School for Adults       opportunities for adults seeking to improve
3607A Lala Road, Room P-12              communication skills through American
Lihue, HI 96766                         Sign language. Coordinates course set-
Phone: (808) 274-3390 (V)               up for Sign Language class, if sufficient
         (808) 274-3393 (Fax)           interest is indicated.

Easter Seals Hawaii                     Provides     hearing     screening     by
Kauai Early Intervention Program        appointment for persons 0-3 years of age.
3115 Akahi Street
Lihue, HI 96766
Phone: (808) 245-7141 (V/TTY)
         (808) 245-6246 (Fax)
E-mail: Kate@EasterSealsHawaii.org
Website: www.EasterSealsHawaii.org

Hawaii Centers for Independent Living   Provides an Independent Living Specialist
(HCIL) - Kauai                          who works specifically with consumers
P.O. Box 3529                           who are Deaf and hard of hearing by
Lihue United Church                     providing support services to live
4340 Nawiliwili Road                    independently and in the community.
Lihue, HI 96766
Phone: (808) 245-4034 (V/TTY)
         (808) 245-7218 (Fax)
E-mail: faithg@pacificil.org
Website: www.cil-hawaii.org

Sorenson Communications                 Sorenson Video Relay Service (SVRS)
Phone: (866) 756-6729 (V)               provides videophones and video relay
Phone: (801) 386-8500 (VP)              service that enables callers who are deaf
        (801) 262-8137 (Fax)            and hard-of-hearing to conduct video relay
E-mail: vrssales@sorenson.com           calls through a qualified ASL interpreter.
Website: www.sorenson.com



                         COUNTY OF MAUI

Aloha VRI                               Provides    video    remote    interpreting
Phone: (855) 808-8377                   services.
E-mail: vri@isleinterpret.com
Website: www.isleinterpret.com




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Department of Health                     Provides      diagnostic     evaluations of
Children with Special Health Needs,      children from birth to 21 years suspected
Maui                                     of having physically disabling conditions.
54 High Street                           Treatment and rehabilitation services
Wailuku, HI 96793                        available for children with eligible
Phone: (808) 984-2130 (V)                conditions who are unable to obtain care
        (800) 468-4644 (x. 3-9055) (V)   because of financial hardships. Hearing
        (from Molokai & Lanai)           aids,       speech-language           therapy,
        (808) 984-8222 (Fax)             otolaryngological        and      audiological
                                         evaluations available. There may be a
                                         financial eligibility requirement.

Hawaii Centers for Independent Living    Provides an Independent Living Specialist
(HCIL) – Maui                            who works specifically with consumers
220 Imikala Street Suite 103             who are Deaf and hard of hearing by
Wailuku, HI 96793                        providing support services to live
Phone: (808) 242-4966 (V)                independently and in the community.
        (808) 242-4968 (TTY)
        (808) 244-6978 (Fax)
E-mail: terrill@pacificil.org
Website: www.cil-hawaii.org

Sorenson Communications                  Sorenson Video Relay Service (SVRS)
Phone: (866) 756-6729 (V)                provides videophones and video relay
Phone: (801) 386-8500 (VP)               service that enables callers who are deaf
        (801) 262-8137 (Fax)             and hard-of-hearing to conduct video relay
E-mail: vrssales@sorenson.com            calls through a qualified ASL interpreter.
Website: www.sorenson.com




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