Low Vision Services Honolulu Hawaii

Here is a list of some helpful resources for patients with low vision and/or live in the state of Hawaii:

Ho’opono (Services for the Blind Program): “To make things right for those who are blind and visually impaired”  Ho’opono is located at 1901 Bachelot Street, Honolulu, Hawaii 96817 and can be reached by telephone at (808) 586-5269.  From Hilo, call (808) 974-6444.  From Kauai, call (808) 274-3333.  From Kona, call (808) 323-2629.  From Maui, call (808) 984-8350.

Hawaii State Library for the Blind and Physically Handicapped: Located at 402 Kapahulu Avenue, Honolulu, HI 96815.  For information and application forms, call (V/T): 733-8444.  Fax: 733-8449.  Email: olbcirc@lib.state.hi.us.

Books on Tape: Check with your nearest library to see if they support this media format.

Hawaii Association for the Blind: “Advocating independence, equality and opportunity for the blind”  HAB is located at 1255 Nuuanu Avenue, #1102, Honolulu HI 96817.  They can be reached by telephone at (808) 521-6213.

Handi-Van: The Handi-Van is the City and County of Honolulu’s paratransit service for persons with disabilities.

Eye on AMD Program: Sponsored by Genentech – connects people with age-related macular degeneration and their loved ones to resources that they may need to manage their condition.  This information is helpful for persons in all stages of AMD.

LowVision.com: To improve quality of life for those who are visually impaired through awareness, resources, and solutions.

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