AARP is the nation's largest membership organization for people 50+. The website has numerous educational resources on home, health insurance, finances, work, personal growth.
Alzheimer's Association provides information, education and support to individuals with Alzheimer's disease and related dementias, their caregivers and professionals.
American Association for People with Disabilities
AAPD was founded in 1995 to help unite the diverse community of people with disabilities, including their family, friends, and supporters, and to be a national voice for change in implementing the goals of the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA).
The Arthritis Foundation offers information and tools to help people live a better life with arthritis.
Bazelon Center for Mental Health Law
The Bazelon Center for Mental Health Law is a nonprofit organization devoted to improving the lives of people with mental illnesses through changes in policy and law.
Provides easy access to comprehensive disability related information and resources.
Divorce Law in Hawaii
The Family Court’s monthly Divorce Law in Hawai`i public education program at the Supreme Court begins its 15th year in January 2016. Started in 2002 as a companion to the Family Court’s Kids First program, Divorce Law in Hawai`i covers custody, property division, child support and alimony, the difference between a contested divorce and uncontested divorce, all the ways to settle a divorce, and additional resources available to divorcing spouses.
Gallaudet University is the world leader in liberal education and career development for deaf and hard of hearing undergraduate and graduate students, as well as for the quality of the research it conducts on the history, language, culture, and other topics related to deaf people. In addition, the University's Laurent Clerc National Deaf Education Center serves deaf and hard of hearing children at its two demonstration schools and throughout the nation by developing, implementing, and disseminating innovative educational strategies.
Hearing Loss Association of America
HLAA provides assistance and resources for people with hearing loss and their families to learn how to adjust to living with hearing loss.
Kids First is a mandatory program of the Hawai‘i State Judiciary to educate families about the impact of divorce and separation on children. Your attendance happens after you have filed your case with the court. Classes are scheduled by the court after you have filed your case.
Legal Aid Society of Hawaii
In working towards the vision of building a just society; we want to first help make the legal system a little less intimidating by providing easy to understand legal forms and brochures, including online forms that people can use when they go to court. Second, we help people help themselves by providing legal assistance so people can better know their rights and know how to solve their legal problems. Finally, we try to level the playing field by providing legal representation to those that need it the most.
National Aphasia Association
NAA is a nonprofit organization that promotes public education, research, rehabilitation and support services to assist people with aphasia and their families.
National Association of the Deaf
The National Association of the Deaf (NAD) is the nation's premier civil rights organization of, by and for deaf and hard of hearing individuals in the United States of America.
National Council for Aging Care
National Disability Rights Network
Aging in Place is a resource hub for seniors and their families to learn more about the specific aspects of aging in place. If you have more questions, our experts can help you find the information you need to help you make the best decisions about in-home care, insurance, government assistance, and other resources.
Guide to Recognizing Elder Abuse
Nearly 10% of older adults experience some form of abuse on a monthly basis, yet most occurrences go unreported. We dive into how you can identify, address, and prevent elder abuse.
The National Disability Rights Network is the nonprofit membership organization for the federally mandated Protection and Advocacy (P&A) Systems and Client Assistance Programs (CAP) for individuals with disabilities.
National Long-Term Care Ombudsman Resource Center
The National Long-Term Care Ombudsman Resource Center website provides contact information on state ombudsman, state agencies and citizen advocacy groups.
Self-Help Court Forms – State of Hawaii
Links to court forms. Includes a link to interactive self-help forms.
United States Department of Labor
Communicating with and about people with disabilities.
Volunteer Legal Services Hawaii
Volunteer Legal Services Hawaii is a non-profit legal service organization, established in 1981, that provides legal assistance to the community through education, legal advice clinics, brief services, and referrals to pro bono attorneys for direct representation.
Volunteer Legal partners with volunteer attorneys to provide services to those who qualify based on income and legal issue. Volunteer attorneys are the backbone of the organization, without whom access to justice could not be achieved in Hawaii.
Volunteer Legal understands that not everyone can afford an attorney, but may be able to help themselves resolve legal issues if they are given the right information, professional support, and assistance. Volunteer Legal staff and its volunteers assist with civil legal problems through services designed to help people handle legal problems on their own.
Volunteer Legal’s services are limited to the following types of cases: Divorce; Custody issues including visitation and child support; Guardianship for minors; Adoption; Residential disputes between landlord and tenants; Consumer Debt Collections; Chapter 7 Bankruptcy; Basic Estate Planning; Adult Guardianship; and Veterans Benefits.