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Notice #: 0000987630-01
Public Hearings


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

§17-401.1-5 Order of selection. (a) The purpose and intent of the division’s order of selection is to provide an organized and equitable system for serving eligible individuals and processing of referrals when the division is unable to serve, on a timely basis, all eligible individuals who have applied for services.

The public will have the opportunity to provide comment regarding Order of Selection on:

May 30, 2017, 10:00 AM – 11:00 AM

DVR Administration Office
600 Kapiolani Blvd, Room 305
Honolulu, Hawaii

Neighbor Islands can participate via video-conferencing at the following locations:

State Building Kuakini Towers Building
75 Aupuni Street, Room 110 75-5722 Kuakini Hwy, Room 213
Hilo, Hawaii Kailua-Kona, Hawaii

State Building State Building
54 South High Street, Room 309 3060 Eiwa Street, Room 304
Wailuku, Hawaii Lihue, Hawaii

All interested persons are invited to attend the hearing and to state their views relative to the Vocational Rehabilitation (VR) Order of Selection either orally or in writing. Should written testimony be presented, one (1) copy shall be made available to the presiding officer at the public hearing or in advance to the VR Administrator, 600 Kapiolani Blvd., Rm. 305, Honolulu, HI 96813, by Friday, May 26, 2017.

A copy of the Order of Selection in Code of Federal Regulations Title 34 §361.36 and in Hawaii Administrative Rules Department of Human Services Title17 §401.1-5 can be viewed on Vocational Rehabilitation website after May 1, 2017 at:

To request special accommodations for the public hearing or obtain alternative format copy of the VR Order of Selection Policy in advance of the public hearing, please call 586-4822 or 586-9744 by May 12 on regular business days between 8:00 a.m. and 3:00 p.m.

Department of Human Services
Pankaj Bhanot, Director

(TGI987630 4/29/17)~