The Arc in Hawaii is a membership organization consisting of parents, relatives, friends and community supporters of individuals with intellectual and developmental disabilities. We are one of 700 chapters of The Arc ( in the United States whose members, self-advocates and activists work together to ensure that people with I/DD have the resources to meet their needs and live self-determined lives.


Some of the benefits of membership include:

  • Participation in the affairs of the local, state and national chapters of the Arc.
  • Representation in local, state and national policy forums.
  • Reduced costs at conventions, conferences and special training programs.
  • Our national newsletter, The Arc Today, which contains upto-date information on trends in the intellectual and/or disability population.
  • Opportunities to share your time and talent through volunteering.
  • Access to information sessions, lectures and other learning opportunities.
  • Insurance programs for members or their children (major medical health insurance, life insurance, inhospital dollars, Medicare support).

Supporting The Arc

Your membership and/or donation gives us the opportunity to achieve in the following ways:

  • Develop, promote and maintain quality and effective programs and services.
  • Monitor national, state and local progress and trends in the area of inclusion, such as in education,employment, community living and recreation.
  • Increase public awareness of the needs, rights and abilities of people with intellectual and/or developmental disabilities.
  • Encourage progressive and positive legislation regarding disability rights.
  • Educate the public regarding intellectual and/developmental disability rights, trends and services

Please Contribute to Help Support Persons with Intellectual and/or Developmental Disabilities

Any contributions you make will be used to help improve the lives of persons with intellectual and/or developmental disabilities.
You can make contributions in person, by mail or online.

Mailing address:
The Arc in Hawaii
3989 Diamond Head Road
Honolulu, HI 96816

Your donation is tax-deductible to the extent allowed by Federal and State law. The Arc in Hawaii is a 501(c)(3) non-profit organization.
For more information, please contact us at:
Phone: 808-737-7995
Fax: 808-732-9531