Showing posts from 2014

UH Hilo Fall Commencement on December 20 at 9 a.m. at UH Hilo New Gymnasium


Big Island Deaf Christmas Party on December 6 2014


Kailua-Kona Meeting on Saturday, November 8 and Hilo Meeting on Sunday, November 9 2014

Help shape the future of the CSC !  Are you deaf, hard of hearing, or deaf-blind? Are you an advocate for these communities? Join us for a meeting to discuss the long-term plans for the CSC.  Learn more about the CSCShare your thoughts and ideas
If you will attend, please RSVP by Monday, November 3 to CSC Project Specialist, Colin Whited. His email address is 
Live in Kailua Kona or around ? Attend please on Saturday, November 8 2014 Noon - 3 p.m West Hawaii Civic Center, Community Meeting Hale  74-5044 Ane Keohokalole Highway, Kailua Kona, HI 96740 
Live in Hilo or around ? Attend please on Sunday, November 9 2014 Noon - 3 p.m Aging and Disability Resource Center, ADRC Training Room 1055 Kinoole Street, Hilo, HI 96720 
Source : Comprehensive Service Center (CSC) for Deaf, Hard of Hearing and Deaf-Blind Persons

Lava flow community meeting in Pahoa on September 11.

Hawaii County Civil Defense and the Hawaiian Volcano Observatory will hold additional community meetings on Thursday, Sept. 11 to update residents on the lava flow in the Wao Kele O Puna area.

The briefing will begin at 6:30 p.m. Thursday in the Pahoa High School cafeteria. The ASL interpreter will be available there.

Dr. Edwin Parks passed away on August 21, 2014 Services Sept 5th

Dr. Edwin Parks passed away on August 21, 2014. Services will be at the Dodo Morturary in Hilo on September 5, 2014. He was married to Marjorie. He will be missed as a very important member of the deaf community in Hawaii.

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Dr. Edwin James Parks, 83, of Kurtistown, he passed away on Thursday, August 21, 2014 at Hilo Medical Center. He born on May 25, 1931, in Chicago, Illinois; he was a retired Chemist at the National Institute of Science and Technology. He was a part-time Sign Language Teacher for Hawaii Community Schools for Adults and a Substitute teacher at Keaau, Waiakea, and Kamehameha Schools. He also was a member of the Multiple Association of the Deaf. Friends may pay their respects on Friday, September 5, 2014, at Dodo Mortuary Chapel, Visitation from 5 p.m. to 6 p.m.; Memorial services at 6 p.m. Casual attire He is survived by sons, Howard (Linda) Parks of Silver Springs, Maryland, Olin (Stacy) Parks and Gordon (Kimberly) Parks of Kurtistown; d…

Fallen trees and or felled trees on Big Island?

Deaf business, Aloha Affordable Yard Service & tree trimming has working experience with chainsawing Albizia tree, weed whacking, mowing w/ rider mower, & even sheet rocking. Contact Eric Hughes please.  

The CaptiView closed captioning system also in Kailua Kona !

Regal Makalapua Stadium in Kailua Kona has also the CaptiView closed captioning system !

Since August 2012, Regal Prince Kuhio 9 (former Hollywood Cinema) in Hilo has the CaptiView closed captioning system. The wireless CaptiView system works in all the theaters so all of the movies are captioned.

AHA 7th Annual Art Festival on July 19 2014


UH Hilo Spring Commencement on May 17 at 9 a.m. at Edith Kanaka`ole Stadium, Hilo


Drumming Circle Social on May 16th Updated May 14th ; DRUMMING SOCIAL THIS FRIDAY, MAY 16TH IS CANCELLED.


Beginning ASL & Deaf Culture

Also in 2014, the University of Hawai`i at Hilo's College of Continuing Education and Community Service (CCECS) continues to offer its popular Fitness for Life program in the spring with registration currently underway. One of the non credit classesis "Beginning ASL & Deaf Culture".
February 25 to March 20 2014 Go online at http:

April 1 to 24 2014
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to view full class offerings and descriptions.   New! Register online or for any questions, call 974-7664.