Hawaii Association of the Blind Logo that has a colorful flower lei surrounding the letters HAB with a cane through the center

"advocating independence, equality and opportunity for the blind"


Saturday, March 11, 2006

West Room - Pagoda Hotel, Honolulu, Hawaii

Convention Program: 9:00 a.m. – 12:30 p.m // Banquet: 7:00 p.m. - 9:30 p.m.

Click on the part you want to hear:

Part 1 (39 minutes, 41 seconds)

Opening/Welcome address by Warren Toyama

President, Hawaii Association of the Blind

Sue Sugimura, Assistant Director,

Library for the Blind & Physically Handicapped

State of Hawaii

Part 2 (1 hour, 14 minutes, 13 seconds)

Joe Cordova, Newly appointed Administrator,

Division of Vocational Rehabilitation and Services for the Blind

State of Hawaii

Dave Eveland, Administrator, Ho'opono

State of Hawaii

Part 3 (44 minutes, 35 seconds)

Pam Shaw, Director, Office of Vocational Rehabilitation,

Bureau of Blindness and Visuall Services

State of Pennsylvania

Part 4 (13 minutes, 51 seconds)

Mitch Pomerantz

Vice-President, California Council of the Blind

Part 5 (31 minutes, 51 seconds)

Don Thompson

Chairman of the Nominating Committee

Hawaii Association of the Blind

Election of Officers, Board Members, Resolutions

Part 6 (9 minutes, 02 seconds)

Closing of the Convention Program

Part 7 (1 hour, 42 minutes, 07 seconds)

Banquet Speeches, Awarding of Grants & Scholarship

Farewell Speech by Pam Shaw

Hawaii Association of the Blind