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Notice #: 0000692630-01
Public Notices

Hawaii State Department of Health
Developmental Disabilities Division


Pursuant to section 91-4, Hawaii Revised Statutes (HRS), notice is hereby given that the Department of Health, Developmental Disabilities Division has enacted emergency rules that temporarily continue, subject to the availability of state funding, state services for citizens of Compact of Free Association (COFA) nations and legal permanent residents admitted to the United States for less than five years who are age nineteen years and older and lawfully present in the state, who would be eligible for services for persons with developmental or intellectual disabilities but for citizenship status. These rules do not apply to legally present pregnant women and children under the age of nineteen, because they are still eligible for Medicaid.

These emergency rules are necessary to ensure that individuals with developmental disabilities or intellectual disabilities who are eligible for services under this chapter may receive or continue to receive necessary and appropriate services. These rules are necessary to ensure the safety of this population and have been promulgated in accordance with section 91-3(b), HRS. The emergency rules became effective upon filing with the Lieutenant Governor’s office on November 19, 2014 and have been adopted for a period not longer than 120 calendar days.

A copy of the emergency rules will be available for public viewing from Monday through Friday, excluding holidays, between the hours of 9:00 a.m. until 2:00 p.m at the following locations:

Developmental Disabilities Division District Health Office
1250 Punchbowl Street, Room 463 75 Aupuni Street, Room 201
Honolulu, HI 96813 Hilo, HI 96720
(808) 586-5840 (808) 974-6006

District Health Office District Health Office
79-1015 Haukapila Street 67-5189 Kamamalu Street
Kealakekua, HI 96750 Kamuela, HI 96743
(808) 322-4880 (808) 887-8114

District Health Office District Health Office
54 South High Street, Room 301 3040 Umi Street
Wailuku, HI 96793 Lihue, HI 96766
(808) 984-8200 (808) 241-3614

Developmental Disabilities/Case Management
65 Makeana Street
Kaunakakai, HI 96748
(808) 553-7898

The emergency rules are also available online at:
(SA692630 11/28/14)~