AROUND THE BIG ISLAND
ACCESS (see beach sites on map of Hawaii).
Get across the sand and into the shallow ocean water with lightweight
(canvas, aluminum tubing) beach wheelchairs with balloon tires.
from two locations:
National Park at Honokohau Harbor (Turtle Beach), central Kona.
Use only at Harbor beach. Call to reserve 808-329-6881, ext. 1329
or Visitor Center 808-326-9057. www.nps.gov/kaho.
Pu'uhonua o Honaunau National Park at Place of Refuge Beach,
Honaunau, (south area). Can be used only to explore Refuge grounds,
cannot be used in water. Call to reserve. 808-328-2326, ext. 1702.
BED OR CAR TRUNK LIFT INSTALLATION for scooter/wheelchair. Enjoy
greater mobility and freedom. Contact Michael Schulte at Waimea
Auto Center/Thunder Alley-Mechanics/Collision Repair/Custom Fabrication.
67-1562 Mamalahoa Hwy., Kamuela. 808-885-1245, email@example.comfirstname.lastname@example.org
YOUR HOME to meet your special needs. Custom roll-in showers,
bathrooms, and kitchens in beautiful natural stone. Big Island supplier
and installer knowledgeable of ADA guidelines. Christian Coetzee,
Stone Solutions. 808-327-04200, email: email@example.com,
BEACH WHEELCHAIRS, ELECTRIC SCOOTERS AND STANDARD/POWER WHEELCHAIRS.
Bannix Medical Supply. Waimea. Delivery and pick up. 808-885-1925.
HAWAII TOURIST INFORMATION: http://co.hawaii.hi.us/links/economic_dev_links.htm
AIRPORT has no jet ways, but has HYDRAULIC lifts. Alert
honors disabled CAR PLACARDS from other states.
TAXI: van with side sliding door, step stool, back door for
wheelchair storage. Driver will assist. Tim Tazono, “39 Taxi & Tours”.
808-345-4307. Bilingual (Japanese/English) for island tours, airport
and local transportation.
Bus Service has WHEELCHAIR SIDE RAMPS on all buses. Useful
Routes: Kona-Hilo roundtrip and "around Kona" trips. FREE.
808-961-8744 Email: firstname.lastname@example.org,
ELECTRIC SCOOTERS and standard/power wheelchairs. Big Island
Medical, Inc., Kealakekua. Delivery and pick up available. 808-323-3313.
Email - email@example.com.
are required to offer ACCESSIBLE ROOMS and wheelchairs for
HANDICAPPED PARKING SPACES available in downtown Kona village.
(See Alii Stroll map). Pier parking not
available on cruise ship days.
ACCESSIBLE VAN with manual side ramps, air-conditioned van,
available on Big Island. Book in advance. Wheelchair-Get-Aways,
GOLF COURSES on west side of the island provide ELECTRIC GOLF
Swimming Pool has 2 POOL CRANE LIFTS, adapted showers and
toilets, ramps and lifeguard assistance. Reservations required,
call 808-327-3500. Email - firstname.lastname@example.org
H.O.P.E. (ORTHODIC & PROSTHETIC SRV.) - only full time provider
on Big Island. Kevin McGill, Honokaa. 808-775-0814. Email - email@example.com,
PARTS AND REPAIR - Bike Works Mountain Bike and Triathlon Shop
in Kona. Contact: Grant Miller. 808-326-2453, Email Grant@hpbikeworks.com
MANTA RAY (Hahalua) NIGHT VIEWING from easy ocean
side location, Sheraton Keauhou Bay Resort, 78-128 Ehukai Street,
808-930-4900. Request use of hotel wheelchair from parking to seaside