Maui has decent infrastructure for travelers with disabilities, and most public places comply with Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA) regulations. Many of the major resort hotels have elevators, TTD-capable phones and wheelchair-accessible rooms, while major car-rental companies will install hand controls and provide accessible transportation to the vehicle pick-up site with advance notification. A disability parking placard issued by other states or countries for parking in designated accessible parking spaces is valid in Hawaii. Most public buses are wheelchair accessible.

Travelers with visual impairments are allowed to bring guide dogs into Hawaii without quarantine, provided they meet the Department of Agriculture’s requirements, which include your dog having a current rabies vaccination and a standard health certificate issued fewer than 30 days prior to arrival. Contact the Animal Quarantine Station.

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