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Lava flow community meeting in Pahoa on May 29th 2018

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Hawaii County Civil Defense will hold additional community meetings on Tuesday, May 29th to update residents on the lava flow in Leilani Estates area.

The briefing will begin at 5:00 p.m. in the Pahoa High School cafeteria. The ASL interpreters will be available there.

Pass this along to deaf friends please !




BIDC Meeting on June 2th

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Mar is looking for ASL volunteers for Art festival on July 21.

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Hello everyone, Annual Art Festival is always deaf friendly festival for many years. This festival will celebrate on July 21 2018 at the shopping mall, Prince Kuhio Plaza. I am the organizer and am looking for ASL volunteers for Art festival on July 21. My email address is ahaarts808@gmail.com. My telephone number is 808-895-5353. Mahalo ! Mar 


Charity Walk 2018

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Big Island Deaf Club came out in support of the Visitor Industry Charity Walk on May 12th 2018. It was a great day raising funds and connecting with non-profit organizations from across the Big Island! More than 5 people donated for Keiki Kuli Connections at Charity Walk in Waikoloa Beach Resort. They have raised total $ 246.12 !

4th Annual East Hawaii Disability Legislative Forum on Sept 6 2018

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HUD funding opportunity to increase Section 8 vouchers and reduce waitlists

May 2018
We would like to alert you to a major new HUD initiative that holds the promise of substantially increasing the number of Section 8 vouchers for Big Island residents and reducing the long waitlist (the Notice of Funding Availability is attached, which we are also sending to Mayor Kim). For the first time in over a decade, HUD is funding its Mainstream Voucher Program, which supports provision of Section 8 vouchers for non-elderly individuals with disabilities (known as Section 811). A total of $100 million is available over the next few years.  Eligible applicants are all public housing authorities that currently operate aHousing Choice Voucherprogram. We hope that the Hawaii County Office of Housing and Community Development will be able to prepare a proposal and submit it by the June 18, 2018 deadline.
Our Center on Disability Studies will be happy to help with the application process in any way we can. In particular, we and our agency and community partners have experience and…

Deaf Chat Coffee on June 9th 2018

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Come on! Join the fun!
When: June 9th2018

Let’s enjoy our Saturday night. Meet people and drink a cup of coffee. Where: Starbucks at Prince Kuhio Plaza Mall, Hilo Time: 6 pm - 9 pm (wrong time on website Deaf Chat Coffee)

Hearing people also welcome! Take your family and friends to this unique event, please! Miss this chat? Don’t worried! Deaf Chat Coffee will find on every 2nd Saturday of each month from 6 pm to 9 pm at Starbucks.
Hosted by J. Needham (JMPN91@gmail.com)

The Daily Moth 5-17-18 especially 6:11 - 9:16 u; Kilauea Volcano in Hawaii Explodes

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The "national" deaf news, The Daily Moth made a reportage from deaf local resident, Ron McBride about the Kilauea eruption. Please watch from 6:11 to 9.16 u.











Lava flow community meeting in Pahoa on May 22th 2018

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Hawaii County Civil Defense will hold additional community meetings on Tuesday, May 22th to update residents on the lava flow in Leilani Estates area.

The briefing will begin at 5:30 p.m. Thursday in the Pahoa High School cafeteria. The ASL interpreters will be available there.

Pass this along to deaf friends please !



Lava flow 2018 message for deaf residents at the shelter.

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Aloha everyone, my friend his friend friend, Ted, works for American Red Cross. if you know any deaf people sleeping in the shelter, please let him know. Ted wants to make sure that deaf people have access to communication. He might fly out to Hawaii next week but that's only if there are deaf people sleeping in the shelter in Puna. Let him know and his email address is theodore.hortonbilla@redcross.org . Thanks! Thijs 



Translated in ASL on youtube; please watch ! 








Big Island Deaf Club supports Charity Walk on May 12th.

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Aloha everyone, 
There is not a potluck meeting in May but Big Island Deaf Club will attend the Charity Walk on May 12th in Waikoloa Beach Resort. We as Keiki Kuli Connections are raising money to support training for Deaf Mentors, training in the Deaf Mentor program, and buying supporting materials (books for read aloud, ASL dictionaries, and ASL videos). You can sign up as a walker or just make a donation at the team page. Are you planning to walk or donate? Please apply Keiki Kuli Connections
Planning to walk there? Please wear red t-shirt. 
Do you have questions ? Please contact Angela Nagata. Her email address is angele001@icloud.com 


New ASL Courses in the summer (Hilo - Kona)

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CCECS provides new four ASL courses (3 levels and Practical Conversation) for the summer.

More information?

Visit please;
College of continuing education and community service

Leilani Lava News also on The Daily Moth ! (from 0:11 to 9:46 u)

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Lava flow community meeting in Pahoa on May 10th 2018

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Hawaii County Civil Defense will hold additional community meetings on Thursday, May 10th to update residents on the lava flow in Leilani Estates area.

The briefing will begin at 5:30 p.m. Thursday in the Pahoa High School cafeteria. The ASL interpreters will be available there.

Pass this along to deaf friends please !


Deaf Chat Coffee on May 12th

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Come on! Join the fun!
When: May 12th2018

Let’s enjoy our Saturday night. Meet people and drink a cup of coffee. Where: Starbucks at Prince Kuhio Plaza Mall, Hilo Time: 6 pm - 9 pm (wrong time on website Deaf Chat Coffee)

Hearing people also welcome! Take your family and friends to this unique event, please! Miss this chat? Don’t worried! Deaf Chat Coffee will find on every 2nd Saturday of each month from 6 pm to 9 pm at Starbucks.
Hosted by J. Needham (JMPN91@gmail.com)

Lava flow community meeting in Pahoa on May 4th 2018 TODAY !

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Hawaii County Civil Defense will hold additional community meetings on Friday, May 4th to update residents on the lava flow in Leilani Estates area.

The briefing will begin at 5:30 p.m. Friday in the Pahoa High School cafeteria. The ASL interpreter will be available there.

Pass this along to deaf friends please !