Legislators may get another bite at service dogs bill
By Nina Wu
April 14, 2015
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KRYSTLE MARCELLUS / KMARCELLUS@STARADVERTISER.COM Service dog Umi hangs on as owner Patrick Hamlow makes his way onto a Handi-Van. Umi is trained to ride on Hamlow's motorized scooter -- and even pushes buttons to open doors for the pair.
KRYSTLE MARCELLUS / KMARCELLUS@STARADVERTISER.COM Umi, a poodle-Labrador mix, was trained by the nonprofit group Hawaii Fi-Do Service Dogs.
KRYSTLE MARCELLUS / KMARCELLUS@STARADVERTISER.COM Patrick Hamlow, who lost both legs to a staph infection, relies on his service dog, Umi, for help.