What We Do
Articles on how we advocate for our mission.
Our mission is to maintain a leadership role in the community through programs, services and events that enhance the quality, general welfare and economic well-being of businesses owned by, associated with, serving or supporting persons with disabilities in Hawaii. Click READ MORE to quickly see some of the actions we doing to make a difference.
We help businesses with ADA compliance by offering to inspect, recommend solutions, and certify accessibility complaince. To download the checklist CLICK HERE.
How to Conduct the Survey
Keep Good Notes
Write on the front of each checklist where you are surveying. You may end up with six toilet room checklists. When you get back to your office you’ll want to know which one is the checklist for the first floor women’s room. If there isn’t an accessible entrance you’ll want to indicate how many steps there are and how much space is available to install a ramp or lift. This is a good time to take photographs.
Launch of the Chamber of Commerce for Persons with Disabilities - Hawaii
Sept. 30, 2013 Honolulu, Hawaii The Chamber of Commerce for Persons with Disabilities - Hawaii is introducing its officers, directors and members with a public presentation outlining the multiple employment, partnering, and ownership opportunities currently available through the chamber, its members and partners. Vice Speaker for the Hawaii House of Representatives, John Mizuno, will be presenting a special certificate to the chamber.
I'm forced to stow my personal wheelchair below the plane with no guarantee that it will come back in one piece. This chair was made just for me, and cost about $40,000. Proper seating is really important to my health. I might develop pressure sores from the airline seat which could put me in the hospital or worse.