Strive to enhance communication, promote equality and create opportunities for the blind and visually impaired.

Guide Dogs of Hawai‘i, a 501(C) (3) non-profit statewide organization has been conquering barriers in Hawai‘i for those without sight since 1955. We have transformed the lives of the blind and visually impaired by giving them hope and a chance to live a meaningful life. We have given the blind a guide dog and with that, mobility, and an opportunity to conquer barriers and live independently.


Guide Dogs of Hawaii

Beach Day

One of our favorite activities People finally got the chance to free swim without fear of drifting off, relaxed conversations over lunch and interactive play amongst our clients was certainly a sight to behold!  Swimmers played marco Polo and water tag.  Others did somersaults and handstands.  Those who hung out at our spot laughed, joked and appreciated the time to be away from everyday stress.

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Camp Get Ahead

We close the first quarter with Camp Get Ahead for our youths from March 17 to 21.  Twelve youths, under the supervision of 12 round the clock staff and volunteers, experienced new things, built and strengthened relationships and worked on skills toward independence.  This first GDH Camp Get Ahead was a huge success.  Youths participated in a variety of activities such as tie dying, sculpturing, creative arts, music, swimming, scavenger hunt, kick ball game against the wonderers, daily living skills building, workshops on guide dogs and social skills.  The youths each performed for their own talent show.  It was amazing to see each participant work on a specific social skill during camp and finish with huge successes.  It was sad to see them all go home at the end because each has become special to our staff and volunteers.  However, the greater reward was watching them leave with greater confidence in themselves, ray to conquer barriers.

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They created their own kick ball team and named it “Wonderers”.  Together with a pep squad, they practiced for their game against’ GDH youths who called themselves “Visionaries” at the Youth Camp Get Ahead.

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FDA announces dog food recall

Nutrisca of Saint Louis, Missouri, is recalling one-formula of Nutrisca dry dog food due to elevated levels of vitamin D.

To learn which products are affected, please visit the following link:

Nutrisca Dog Food Recall | November 2018

In addition, Natural Life Pet Products of Saint Louis, MO, is recalling Natural Life Chicken and Potato Dog Food due to elevated levels of vitamin D.

For details, please visit the following link:

Natural Life Pet Products Dog Food Recall

Please share the news of this alert with other pet owners.

Thank You to our Volunteers!

A BIG MAHALO for all of you that were able to spend time with our clients this past Spring Break week!

Roberta teaching our clients how to play YahtzeeWe played Yahtzee at Palama Settlement on Saturday and congratulations to all our winners and especially Roberta since she was the only one who knew the rules & the strategy of filling up your score sheet while getting the most points.

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