The Commission on Persons with Disabilities assists the County in rendering services to persons with disabilities by performing the following duties: Reviews County policies and practices to determine their impact on persons with disabilities
Recommends use of monies received from federal and state governments designated for programs and improved accessibility for persons with disabilities
Recommends changes to policies and practices that do not meet the requirements of federal, state, or county law
Reviews County program and facility access to determine their impact on persons with disabilities and recommends changes and additions to ensure full availability of services to persons with disabilities
Promotes housing, employment, transportation and other activities which address the needs of persons with disabilities
Educates providers of community services and other members of the community concerning non-discriminatory practices and laws regarding persons with disabilities
Meetings are held on the second Thursday of each month. Please follow the County of Maui's calendar for further details.
Agenda items are subject to cancellation. An Executive Meeting may be called in order for the Commission to consult with their attorney on questions and issues pertaining to the Commission’s powers, duties, privileges, immunities, and liabilities pursuant to Sec. 92-5, HRS. Oral or written testimony will be received by the Commission on Persons with Disabilities. Individuals who intend to attend the meeting and who have disabilities requiring special assistance should contact Kevin Dusenbury at 270-7774 or by email at firstname.lastname@example.org at least three business (3) days prior to the meeting. All minutes and other written documents of the Commission on Persons with Disabilities are on file at the Maui County Office on Aging, 95 Mahalani St., Room 20, Wailuku, HI 96793.