Resources (updated March 2019)
Here are some links to resources in Hawaii if you are planning to visit or permanently move here:
Planning to visit the islands with your Guide Dog/Service Animal, ! You will find information on the Quarantine laws and regulations and necessary forms that can be downloaded and printed out for visitors to the Hawaiian Islands. The information is published by the Department of Agriculture of the State of Hawaii.
State of Hawaii, Department of Health
State of Hawaii, Department of Human Services, Division of Vocational Rehabilitation, Services for the Blind and Visually Impaired Branch,
. Creating State Resource Handbooks specifically designed for use by the blind and visually impaired.
In addition, there are also private companies offering independent living aids such as video magnifiers, JAWS, ZoomText and other hardware and software tools to help blind and visually impaired persons. One example is .
Moreover it would be interesting to learn what present-day scientists, medical professionals and others, are doing with regard to blindness. We find the information at the very useful, inspiring and enlightening. It may not be in this age and time, but hopefully someday, science can find an answer to blindness.
Hawaii Association of the Blind
"advocating independence, equality and opportunity for the blind"