Strive to enhance communication, promote quality 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
It is with bittersweet emotion that I share a change in Luke’s guide dog career. As of Tuesday, 14, 2018, Luke formally retired from guide dog services. He has been adopted by a fine family of 3, who I am confident will love and care for him as I have.
At our last Voter Registration event, Anthony Akamine gave a presentation, on behalf of the Office of Elections, about assistive technologies that are available for voters who are blind or visually impaired. These include
A BIG MAHALO for all of you that were able to spend time with our clients this past Spring Break week!
We 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.
Are you an organized and dependable person with a passion for serving the blind community? Guide Dogs of Hawaii is currently seeking new part-time employees for its Office Support and Programs Assistant positions.
Both positions involve clerical work such as scanning, copying and filing documents as well as data entry and scheduling. Other job duties include assisting the blind in reading documents, filling out forms and other needed assistance.
If you are interested in our Office Support, or Program Assistant positions, please call our office at (808)941-1088
Participants in GDH’s SHINE program joined Kapena and friends for a special evening at the Hawaii Theater. Attendees were taken on a musical journey through the group’s years in the music industry from the beginning of Kapena to present-day with songs featured on their brand new Kapena CD titled “Palena `Ole”