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Trail improvement project to begin at Lava Tree State Monument Monday (Feb 6)

A project to make portions of the Lava Tree State Monument trail accessible for wheelchair users will begin on Monday, February 6. The park will remain open but portions of the trail will be intermittently closed while work is being performed in sections. The aim is to reduce the slope to be within acceptable limits, […]

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Star Wars: The Force Awakens will play at 12:15 p.m. Saturday (Jan 2) at the Ward Theatres and will be the first open captioning and audio description movie showings for deaf and visually impaired movie goers under the new law.

New law requires movie chains to offer open captioning and audio descriptions in theatres

A bill introduced by Kauai Representative James Tokioka (Wailua Homesteads, Hanamaulu, Lihue, Puhi, Old Koloa Town, Omao), and signed into law by Governor David Ige will make Hawaii the first state in the nation to accommodate for the hearing and visually impaired at movie theatres statewide.

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Anniversary of Americans with Disabilities Act (July 26)

On July 26, 1990, President George H.W. Bush signed the Americans with Disabilities Act, which prohibits discrimination against people with disabilities in employment, transportation, public accommodations, commercial facilities, telecommunications, and state and local government services.

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Hawaii County and Mayor’s websites made accessible for people with disabilities

HawaiiCounty.gov and HawaiiCountyMayor.com have been updated with accessibility in mind, enabling those who use assistive technology to more easily browse the web to access information and news about County departments and programs.

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Under the proposed rule, airlines would be required to make their websites accessible to persons with disabilities over a two-year period.  Websites would be required to meet the standards for accessibility contained in the widely accepted Website Content Accessibility Guidelines.

DOT proposes airlines make airport kiosks and websites ADA compliant

Under the proposed rule, airlines would be required to make their websites accessible to persons with disabilities over a two-year period. Websites would be required to meet the standards for accessibility contained in the widely accepted Website Content Accessibility Guidelines.

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This day marks the 21st anniversary of the signing of the Americans with Disabilities Act, which guarantees equal opportunity for people with disabilities in public accommodations, commercial facilities, employment, transportation, state and local government services and telecommunications.

Anniversary of Americans with Disabilities Act: July 26

This day marks the 21st anniversary of the signing of the Americans with Disabilities Act, which guarantees equal opportunity for people with disabilities in public accommodations, commercial facilities, employment, transportation, state and local government services and telecommunications.

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This day marks the 20th anniversary of the signing of the Americans with Disabilities Act, which guarantees equal opportunity for people with disabilities in public accommodations, commercial facilities, employment, transportation, state and local government services and telecommunications.

20th Anniversary of Americans with Disabilities Act (July 26)

This day marks the 20th anniversary of the signing of the Americans with Disabilities Act, which guarantees equal opportunity for people with disabilities in public accommodations, commercial facilities, employment, transportation, state and local government services and telecommunications.

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On this day: The Americans with Disabilities Act

On this day: The Americans with Disabilities Act

CENSUS BUREAU FEATURE On this day in 1990, President George H.W. Bush signed into law the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA), guaranteeing equal opportunity for people with disabilities in public accommodations, commercial facilities, employment, transportation, state and local government services, and telecommunications. Population Distribution 41.2 million Number of people who have some level of disability. […]

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Parking lot at Keaau Police Station to be ADA compliant in 2010

Parking lot at Keaau Police Station to be ADA compliant in 2010

MEDIA RELEASE The Hawai’i Police Department is preparing to make the parking lot at the Kea‘au Police Station accessible to persons with disabilities. Construction for accessible parking stalls is expected to begin in 2010. In the meantime, anyone requiring assistance may call the Kea‘au station at 966-5835. We thank you for your patience during this transitional […]

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