Go Beyond what you think you can do.
Accessible Hawaii connects people with physical limitations to adapted activities and accessible facilities on the West Coast of the Big Island. In the United States 2.7 million people use wheelchairs and 9.1 million use a cane, crutches, or walker. In Hawaii alone, 1 out of every 5 people has limited mobility. But you are not a statistic. Become an active participant in Hawaii’s unique ocean and land adventures. “I don’t want to just look at the ocean, I want to get wet.” We are members of the Kona-Kohala Chamber of Commerce. Frommer’s and Trip Advisor validate the “Big Island among the top 15 travel destinations”. Find us on Facebook, LinkedIn and YouTube. Our non-profit 501c3 status allows for tax-free donations by check or Pay Pal. All our services are free — no fee to you, no charge to our vendors, no advertisement. For your contribution, let us send you a FREE color map of the Big Island of Hawaii. Fill in the Contact Us form to receive your handy map.
I’m a polio survivor who lived in Kona, Hawaii since 1989. My background as a college instructor and missionary has let me travel to 32 countries. I often missed out on doing things I assumed I could not do — no one encouraged me to ask questions or negotiate alternatives. Learn more about our Director, Jean Hartley