Hawaii deaf, blind community to get service center

Published  10:40 AM HST Jun 28, 2013
HONOLULU -

Hawaii's deaf and blind residents will soon have a centralized place to meet and share resources.
    
Gov. Neil Abercrombie on Thursday signed a bill appropriating $400,000 to establish and operate a deaf and blind service center.
    
State Rep. John Mizuno, who introduced the bill, says scattered services make access a very daunting task. He says a service center has been a dream for the deaf and blind community for decades.
    
The center will provide a central location for services and professionals such as vocational and financial specialists, counselors and audiologists.

Click here to see an interview on KITV4 News This Morning with Rep. John Mizuno about this new law.

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