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Notice #: 0000113818-01
Public Hearings


The State Rehabilitation Council (SRC) of Hawaii and the Department of Human Services, Vocational Rehabilitation and Services for the Blind Division, will hold a public hearing to receive comments on the State Plan for Vocational Rehabilitation Services.

The submittal to the Federal government of the State Plans is a requirement for the continuing flow of grant funds to support the activities of the independent living and vocational rehabilitation programs. The State Plans cover the method of operation of the state agency.

The public hearing will be held on the following date and islands:

April 30, 2009, 9:00 a.m. – 10:00 a.m.

Services for the Blind Branch Maui Branch Office
1901 Bachelot Street 54 South High Street, Rm. 309
Honolulu, Hawaii Wailuku, Hawaii

State Building Conference Room C State Building Conference Room
75 Aupuni Street, 1st Floor 3060 Eiwa Street, 2nd Floor
Hilo, Hawaii Lihue, Hawaii

Kona Field Office
Captain Cook State Complex
Building #2, Kinue Road
Captain Cook, Hawaii

All interested persons are invited to attend the hearing and to state their views relative to the Plans either orally or in writing. Should written comments be presented, one (1) copy shall be made available to the presiding officer at the public hearing or to the VR Administrator, 601 Kamokila Blvd., Room 515, Kapolei, HI 96707, by April 24, 2009. If any accommodations for disability are required, please call 692-7716 (V/T) by April 20, 2009

Copies of the plan can be viewed on the Vocational Rehabilitation website after April 20, 2009 at

Copies of the State Plans may be obtained in advance of the public hearing after April 20, 2009 by calling for them in person at any of the following Vocational Rehabilitation offices on regular business days between 7:45 a.m. and 4:30 p.m. or by requesting a copy by mail. Please indicate print mode.

Administrative Office Maui Branch Office
601 Kamokila Blvd., Rm. 515 54 South High Street, Rm. 309
Kapolei, HI 96707 Wailuku, HI 96793
PH: 692-7729 PH: 984-8350

Hawaii Branch Office Kauai Branch Office
75 Aupuni Street, Rm. 110 3060 Eiwa Street, Rm. 304
Hilo, HI 96720 Lihue, HI 96766
PH: 974-6444 PH: 274-3333

Department of Human Services
Lillian B. Koller, Director

(SB113818 4/17/09)~