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Accessible Hawaii’s Hartley releases ‘Go Beyond: Coping with Disability’

MEDIA RELEAE Accessible Hawaii has added another service for disabled people. Jean Hartley’s recent book, ‘Go Beyond: Coping with Disability’ is an aid for caregivers, family and healthcare professionals. The book addresses the needs of those with limited mobility due to a variety of causes. ‘Go Beyond’ is the product of Hartley’s personal history of […]

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Disabled Adventures wins Charity Walk award

Disabled Adventures wins Charity Walk award

MEDIA RELEASE The Hawaii Lodging and Tourism Association gave Disabled Adventures Hawaii top honors for their outstanding participation in the 2012 Charity Walk. Director Jean Hartley and board member Enock Friere accepted a check from Mayor Billy Kenoi at an award ceremony July 18. Disabled Adventures serves locals and visitors with limited mobility with information […]

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Kona magazine writer wins honors

Kona magazine writer wins honors

MEDIA RELEASE Writers Digest recently awarded Jean Hartley Honorable Mention for her magazine article Les Journalistes. Hartley has visited six African countries as a communications university professor. Les Journalistes describes her experience teaching writing in Togo, West Africa to bilingual youth who produced a four-page French-English newspaper. October was a bountiful month for Hartley with […]

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Disabled Adventures earns non-profit status

Disabled Adventures earns non-profit status

MEDIA RELEASE Disabled Adventures Hawaii has been awarded nonprofit status by the Internal Revenue Service. A new Board of Directors made up of community leaders from law, education, finance and business has been installed: Allan Robbins, Enock Friere, Greg Smitman, Lee Burke and Jonathan Cook. Director Jean Hartley envisions Kona as a preferred resort destination […]

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Kona advocate writes about Post Polio Syndrome

Kona advocate writes about Post Polio Syndrome

MEDIA RELEASE Local advocate and polio survivor Jean Hartley has an article set to appear in the February/March issue of PN Magazine. “Post Polio Syndrome: the Second Time Around” combines research with Hartley’s personal story and those of 10 others who are now encountering the debilitating effects of childhood “infantile paralysis” in their mature years. […]

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Hydraulic contraption gives big lift to Kona advocate of the disabled

Little bit of ingenuity gives polio survivor new horizons

Hydraulic contraption gives big lift to Kona advocate of the disabled

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West Hawaii adaptive sports featured in magazines

West Hawaii adaptive sports featured in magazines

  MEDIA RELEASE Kona’s efforts to give disabled visitors and residents a great experience are being hailed in two national magazines, thanks to Jean Hartley, a Kona writer and founder of Disabled Adventures Hawaii. Sports ‘n Spokes, a specialty magazine that features stories of adaptive athletes in 20 sports categories from archery to weightlifting, will […]

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Web site spotlights water recreation opportunities, visitor attractions that cater to those with disabilities.

Web site spotlights Kona’s adaptive sports

Web site spotlights water recreation opportunities, visitor attractions that cater to those with disabilities.

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