Hawai‘i & Pacific Deaf-Blind Project Web site

The Hawai‘i and Pacific Deaf Blind Project represents a partnership between the Pacific Outreach Initiative at the Center on Disability Studies, University of Hawai‘i and the outlying Pacific Island nations/jurisdictions of American Samoa, Commonwealth of the Northern Mariana Islands, Federated States of Micronesia (Kosrae, Pohnpei, Chuuk, and Yap), Guam, Republic of Palau and Republic of the Marshall Islands. Learn more


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    The contents of this website were developed under a grant from the US Department of Education, #H326T130023. However, these contents do not necessarily represent the policy of the US Department of Education, and you should not assume endorsement by the Federal Government. Project Officer, Susan Weigart.


  • Contact Us

    Mellanie Lee
    Project Director/Education Specialist
    Pacific Outreach Initiative
    Phone: (808) 753-0981
    Email: mellanie@hawaii.edu

    Jennifer Tarnay
    Program Coordinator/Speech-Language Pathologist
    Phone: (808) 753-2351
    Email: jtarnay@hawaii.edu

    Stella Chang
    Family Specialist
    Phone: (808) 222-8466
    Email: yhchang@hawaii.edu