Hawaiʻi Volcanoes N.P. Self-Evaluation and Transition Plan

Hawaiʻi Volcanoes National Park is seeking public comment on the Draft Accessibility Self-Evaluation and Transition Plan. Your participation is important to our planning process.

Hawaiʻi Volcanoes National Park Accessibility Self-Evaluation and Transition Plan (SETP) includes findings from the self-evaluation process, as well as a plan for improving accessibility parkwide. The SETP resulted from the work of a National Park Service (NPS) interdisciplinary design team, including planning, design, and construction professionals; and interpretive, resource, visitor safety, maintenance, and accessibility specialists.

Site plans, photographs, and specific actions for accomplishing work in priority park areas were developed, and associated time frames and implementation strategies were established to assist NPS staff in scheduling and performing required actions and to document work as it is completed. Park policies, practices, communication, and training needs were also addressed.

The goals of the plan are to 1) document existing park barriers to accessibility for people with disabilities, 2) provide an effective approach for upgrading facilities, services, activities, and programs, and 3) instill a culture around creating universal access.

Your voice is important to us. Please review and provide comments on this draft document. You may submit your feedback in several ways: 1) input your comments online on this webpage (to submit a comment, select "Open for Comment" from the left menu), or 2) mail a letter to the park at the contact information below.

All comments should be submitted by January 11, 2024.

Mahalo for your interest in Hawaiʻi Volcanoes National Park. We look forward to hearing from you!
Comment Period: Closed        Dec 12, 2023 - Jan 11, 2024
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