Hawaii

Demographic Data

Total state population
1,415,872
Total number of people with disabilities
11.9%
Breakdown by category of disability
Hearing difficulty
4.1%
Vision difficulty
1.9%
Cognitive difficulty
4.5%
Ambulatory difficulty
6.5%
Self-care difficulty
2.3%
Independent living difficulty
5.9%
Race/ethnicity breakdown
White
24.1%
Black or African American
1.9%
American Indian and Alaskan Native
0.4%
Asian
38.7%
Native Hawaiian and other Pacific Islander
10.8%
Hispanic or Latino
10.7%
Other Race
1.7%
Two or more Races
22.4%

Employment and unemployment rates for people with disabilities

Employment rate for People with Disabilities (PwD)
44.3%
Unemployment rate for PwD
Number of PwD not working but actively looking for work
5.4%

Poverty rate for people with disabilities

Unemployment rate for PwD
18.0%

Number of AoD grantee programs across the country

CILs
Aloha Independent Living Hawaii
P.O. Box 283, Unit 211
Pearl City, HI 96782
Phone: 808-385-2454
ED:Roxanna Bolden
Access to Independence Inc.
200 North Vineyard Boulevard, Suite 508, Box 4
Honolulu, HI 96817
Phone: 808-369-9521
ED:Leticia Zuno
State DD Council
Phone: (808) 586-8100
ED:Daintry Bartoldus
UCEDDs
University of Hawaii, Center on Disability Studies
1410 Lower Campus Road, #171F
Honolulu, HI 96822
Main Phone: 808-956-2303
Main Fax: 808-956-7878
Pacific Basin Program
University of Hawaii, Center on Disability Studies
1410 Lower Campus Road, #171F
Honolulu, HI 96822
Main Fax: 808-956-7878
State P&A
CAP/PADD/PAIMI/PAIR/PABSS/PAAT/PATBI/PAVA
Hawaii Disability Rights Center
1132 Bishop St., Suite 2102
Honolulu, HI 96813
Phone & TTY: (808) 949-2922
Toll-Free TTY: 800-882-1057
FAX: (808) 949-2928

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