Hawaii Resource List

NFB of Hawaii

Nani Fife, President
Post Office Box 4372
Honolulu, Hawaii 96812-4372
NFB of HI: 808-595-6123
Home: 808-391-1214
Web site:

NFB Parents of Blind Children

Tammy Robar, Parent Contact
Phone: 808-685-5751

Other State Resources

Library Services:

Hawaii Library for the Blind and Physically Handicapped
402 Kapahulu Avenue
Honolulu, Hawaii 96815
Phone: 808-733-8444

Rehabilitation Services:

Hawaii Department of Human Services
Ho'opono Services for the Blind
Vocational Rehabilitation and Services for the Blind Division
1901 Bachelot Street
Honolulu, Hawaii 96817
Phone: 808-586-5269

Children's Services:

Hawaii Department of Education
Special Education Services
Debra Farmer, Administrator
475 22nd Avenue, Room 115
Honolulu, Hawaii 96816
Phone: 808-305-9806
Fax: 808-733-4475
Web site:

NFB Training Centers

BLIND, Incorporated (Blindness: Learning in New Dimensions, Incorporated)
Dan Wenzel, Executive Director
100 East 22nd Street South
Minneapolis, Minnesota 55404
Phone: 612-872-0100
Toll Free: 800-597-9558
Fax: 612-872-9358

Colorado Center for the Blind
Julie Deden, Director
2233 West Shepperd Avenue
Littleton, Colorado 80120
Phone: 303-778-1130
Toll Free: 800-401-4632
Fax: 303-778-1598

Louisiana Center for the Blind
Pam Allen, Director
101 South Trenton Street
Ruston, Louisiana 71270
Phone: 318-251-2891
Toll Free: 800-234-4166

For more information about blindness, please contact the Jacobus tenBroek Library of the National Federation of the Blind Jernigan Institute at 410-659-9314 or send an email to