Past Events- Resource Fairs

Annual Low Vision Resource Fair – April 13, 2018

Hale Halawai

75-5760 Ali’i Drive

Kailua Kona, HI 96740

The West Hawaii Chapter of the National Federation of the Blind hosted a Low Vision Fair at Hale Halawai in Kona on April 13, 2018.

The meeting was well attended by those with low vision or blindness.  Many in the community were interested in gathering information for their friends, family or those they cared for.  The social area was always full of attendees exchanging ideas and information or just talking story.    Nineteen agencies, organizations and vendors attended the fair with information and products.  West Hawaii Community Health performed diabetes screenings.  The fair was such a success that we are already planning for one next year!

  • Hawaii County Office of Elections
  • Kona Library
  • Department of Vocational Rehabilitation
  • Ho’opono
  • Aloha Independent Living
  • Island Skills Gathering
  • Kailua Kona Lions Club
  • Paratransit – Hele On Kako’o Program
  • Blind Farming
  • Deep & Beyond
  • Hawaii County Office of Aging
  • Hawaii County Parks & Recreation Office
  • ATRC – Assistive Technologies Resource Centers of Hawaii
  • Legal Aid Society
  • West Hawaii Community Health Clinic
  • Gio Hawai’i Transportation
  • West Hawaii Chapter of the National Federation of the Blind
  • Local Guide Dog User & Business Owner
  • Lions Club
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