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Notice #: 0000903753-01
Public Hearings


DOCKET NO. R-216-8-16

Pursuant to sections 91-3 and 92-41, Hawaii Revised Statutes (HRS), notice is hereby given that the State of Hawaii, Department of Health, Disability and Communication Access Board (DCAB), will hold a public hearing to receive testimony on the proposed amendments and compilation of existing rule, Chapter 11-216, Hawaii Administrative Rules (HAR), entitled “Disability and Communication Access Board Rules of Practice.”

The proposed amendment will include the following:
Definitions (Section 11-216-2, HAR)
1. Section 11-216-2 is revised to amend the definition of “Public buildings, facilities and sites.”

The proposed amendment will amend rules that govern the Disability and Communication Access Board plan review under Section 103-50, HRS primarily to incorporate the changes in Act 45, Session Laws of Hawaii 2015, that clarifies the scope of the DCAB’s review of public construction projects. The Act also clarifies that DCAB shall review public accommodations and commercial facilities on public lands and projects that are intended to be transferred to the State or a county.

A public hearing for Chapter 11-216, HAR, will be held in accordance with the following schedule:

Date: September 13, 2016
Place: Disability and Communication Access Board
919 Ala Moana Boulevard, Conference Room 103
Honolulu, Hawaii 96814
Time: 9:00 a.m. – 10:00 a.m.

A copy of the proposed amendment is available for review at the address below, or can be mailed to any interested person who requests a copy from the Disability and Communication Access Board, or is available online at

Disability and Communication Access Board
919 Ala Moana Boulevard
Room 101
Hours: 7:45 a.m. – 4:30 p.m.
Honolulu, Hawaii 96814
Phone: (808) 586-8121 (V/TTY)
Fax: (808) 586-8129

Toll-free from Neighbor Islands:
Hawaii – 974-4000 ext. 68121
Kauai – 274-3141 ext. 68121
Maui – 984-2400 ext. 68121
Molokai and Lanai – 1-800-468-4644

Written testimony will be accepted until 4:30 p.m., Friday, September 9, 2016 at the above address. Any person requiring a special accommodation (i.e., large print materials, sign language interpreter) is asked to call the Disability and Communication Access Board at least two weeks before the hearing.

Disability and Communication Access Board
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