Photo: Halona Blow Hole Hawaii

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Accessibility Features of this Site

World Wide Web Consortium

This site is built to conform with World Wide Web Consortium’s Content Accessibility Guidelines(WCAG 2.0). Every effort has been made to achieve the highest level of accessibility conformance.

CSS-Controlled Layout

This site uses Cascading Style Sheets (CSS) to control layout and presentation. This makes it easier for screen readers and other assistive technologies to parse these documents while maintaining an appropriate read order. It also allows users greater control over the presentation of information. The use of relative-sizing in specifying type sizes allows users to control font sizes through readily-accessible browser controls.

Clear and Consistent Navigation Systems

This site makes use of a few simple and consistent navigation systems. This allows users to quickly and easily find the information they need. A site map is also included as an added accessibility feature.

Consistent Structural Markup

Structural markup such as headings are used consistently throughout the site. This allows users to navigate documents more quickly and efficiently. Tables are also marked up using headers to indicate logical structure.