Showing posts from December, 2015

Open captioning also in Hawaii

Hawaii as the first state established new law that requires theaters to offer movies with open captioning. This deaffriendly law start on January 1 2016. Resources; Aloha State Association of the Deaf

Deaf Santa visited the Big Island For Second Time !

2 Deaf residents, Jennifer and Linda gave ASL storytelling to deaf children about the Snow and Blizzard. Thelma Parker Memorial Library, the Big Island Association of the Deaf, and Toys for Tots supported a Deaf Santa Christmas at Thelma Parker Memorial Library in Waimea on December 10 2015. More than 10 Waimea- and Keaau Elementary deaf students greeted "Santa!" in American Sign language. The Deaf Santa greeted children Cupscakes  It was hosted by the Waimea Elementary school deaf class.

UH Hilo Commencement on Dec 19 at UH Hilo Vulcan Gym

Sign Language interpreting will be available during the Fall Commencement ceremony. Resource  University of Hawaii at Hilo