Support of House Resolution 70, which declares October as Travelers with Disabilities Month and encourages the Hawaii Tourism Authority & HVCB to improve marketing of Hawaii as a desired destination to disabled travelers.
Support of House Bill 1430, which appropriates $400,000 for fiscal year 2013-2014 to establish and operate a comprehensive service center for deaf, hard of hearing, and deaf-blind individuals.
Support of Achieving a Better Life Experience (ABLE) Act of 2013 (H.R. 647) to establish tax-free savings accounts (529 college account model) for individuals with disabilities to pay for medical care, assistive technology, job training and education.
The chamber’s official launch will recognize and award an individual or organization making a difference for persons with disabilities in Hawaii. The presentation, announcements, media interviews, pupu & light refreshments will be at the state capitol, room 329 at 10am.
The Art Show for Artists with Disabilities at Honolulu Hale is set to be an annual event that occurs during the entire month of October. The show will advertise and market all forms of media by select local, national and international artists.
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