DISABILITY ACCESS

The University of Hawaii at Mānoa is committed to a policy of equal opportunity for persons with disabilities.
Handicap Sign
TRANSPORTATION to campus
TheBus – offers program to assist those with mobility devices and discounted disability passes.

TheHandi-Van – public transit service for persons with disabilities who are unable to use the TheBus.

Private vehicle – persons with mobility impairment may wish to apply in advance for a Parking Permit for Persons with Disabilities. Also known as a Disability Parking (DP) Permit, this is a removable windshield placard that hangs from a vehicle's rearview mirror or a special license plate that bears the International Symbol of Access. See below for important University regulations regarding disability parking.

TRANSPORTATION around campus
KOKUA Van – for students with permanent mobility disabilities

Rainbow Shuttle – free for all students, faculty, staff, and visitors. Regular campus shuttles are ADA-compliant.

PARKING
Locations
Reserved spaces for accessible parking are located throughout the Mānoa campus. Signs displaying the International Symbol of Access identify these spaces.

Access
The display of a valid Disability Parking Permit is required when parking in any space reserved for accessible parking. And the use of any parking space on the Mānoa campus requires the display of the appropriate University Parking Permit, Pass, Daily Parking Ticket, or the display of a Federal, State, or City government license plate.

For accessible parking spaces, BOTH a DP Permit and the University permit/pass must be displayed while the vehicle is parked.
WHEN DISPLAYED IN CONJUNCTION WITH A VALID PARKING PERMIT FOR PERSONS WITH DISABILITIES (PLACARD OR SPECIAL LICENSE PLATE)
Zone Permit/Pass
Allows Access To
Upper Campus: 01, 02, 03, 04, 05, 09, 12, 13, 17/ PASS
Any space reserved for persons with disabilities and any regular permit space in an Upper or Lower Campus zone
Lower Campus: 07, 08, 8X, 18, 19, 20, 20X, 21, 21X
Any space reserved for persons with disabilities and any regular permit space in a Lower Campus zone
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Any space reserved for persons with disabilities and any regular permit space on Mānoa campus
Daily Visitor Parking Ticket – REQUIRES PURCHASE OF TICKET from automated Pay Stations
Any space reserved for persons with disabilities and any regular permit space on Mānoa campus
Special Parking Pass (pre-purchased by a University Department for the visitor)
Any space reserved for persons with disabilities and any regular permit space on Mānoa campus
Motorcycle/Moped Pass
Any space reserved for persons with disabilities
Evening Permit
Any space in Lower Campus Parking Structure after 1:30pm and any non-reserved space on Upper Campus after 4:00pm.
UHM’s KOKUA Program has additional information on parking for students with disabilities.

Special Events or other circumstances may close parking areas or restrict access to certain lots. Alternate parking areas will be provided to accommodate vehicles displaced by the special event.


ADA Compliance and Enforcement
The use of a reserved space for accessible parking requires compliance with University of Hawaiʻi Parking Regulations. The Policy regarding accessible parking complies with Federal and State requirements of the Americans with Disabilities Act.

Parking officers are authorized to issue a citation with a fine to any vehicle operator or vehicle parking in a reserved space for accessible parking without a valid placard or special license plate for accessible parking displayed. Parking Officers may also request proper identification of any person utilizing a reserved space for accessible parking to determine the valid use of a placard or special plate for accessible parking.


MORE INFORMATION
TheBus
PARKING PERMITS