17th Annual Maui Disability Alliance Issues Forum
By Wendy Osher
The 17th Annual Maui Disability Alliance Issues Forum takes place today, featuring a panel discussion focused on disability issues including employment, transportation, education, health care, and housing.
A host of local government officials will attend the free event, which is also open to the public.
Attendees will be able to meet their representatives at the state and county level, and discuss concerns relating to the disabled population.
The forum runs from 4 to 6:30 p.m. at the Maui Waena Intermediate School Cafeteria.
Agencies that are supporting this years forum include: Maui Developmental Disabilities Committee, Commission on Persons with Disabilities, DHS, Division of Vocational Rehabilitation, Hawai`i Families as Allies, Easter Seals Hawai`i, Workforce Development, Best Buddies, Maui Family Guidance Center, Bayada Health Care, ARC of Maui, Hui No Ke Ola Pono, Imua Family Services, Ka Lima O Maui, Maui County Aging and Disability Resource Center, Lokelani Ohana and the Community Children’s Council of Maui.