Chapters & Divisions

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Chapters & Divisions


Chapters hold monthly meetings to support one another, trade tips, and techniques for dealing with vision impairment, hear speakers, and discuss topics. All Chapters welcome guests to share, learn and grow with us in the National Federation of the Blind!

Anuenue (Rainbow) Chapter

Please be aware that occasionally meetings need to be changed to a different day or even a different location.  

President: Debbie Gabe

President's Email:


Hale Akoakoa Building at the top of Windward Community College

Meeting Time: 5 to 7 pm HST

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East Hawaii Chapter

The East Hawaii Chapter of the National Federation of the Blind meets the second Monday of the month in Hilo. 

President : Allan Hegent

President's Email :

Meeting Location : 75 Aupuni St. Hilo, HI 967420 United States

Meeting Time : Second Monday of the month at 11:00 AM HST

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Honolulu Chapter

President : James Gashel

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Meeting Location : 229 Queen Emma Square, St Andrew Cathedral Honolulu, HI 96813 United States

Meeting Time : Second Tuesday of the month at 5 pm HST

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Kauai Chapter

President : Doug Moisess

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Meeting Location : 3060 Eiwa St. 2nd floor Conference Rm Lihue, HI 96766 United States

Meeting Time : First Thursday of the month at 10:00 am HST

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Leeward Oahu Chapter

President : Dean Georgiev

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Meeting Time : Second Saturday of the month at 9AM HST

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Braille Division

President : Debbie Gabe

President's Email :

Meeting Location : Via Phone

Meeting Time : Please contact Debbie Gabe for more information.

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West Hawaii Chapter

President : Sally Hammond

President's Email :

Meeting Location : Hale Halawai 75-5760 Ali'i Drive Kailua Kona, HI 96740 United States

 Meeting Time : Second Friday of the month at 10:30 AM HST

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Student Division

We meet on the first Wednesday of each month at 5PM HST.

President : Gloria Tuuao

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Meeting Time : First Wednesday of each month at 5 pm HST

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