Hawai‘i Joins Nationwide, Bipartisan Effort To Empower Americans to #TakeCTRL of Their Privacy

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ACLU of Hawai‘i lauds Rep. Matthew LoPrestiʻs local efforts to Advance Student and Employee Privacy Learn more: https://www.aclu.org/blog/speak-freely/campaign-takectrl-our-privacy-sweeps-nation-and-you-thought-bipartisanship-was Sign the petition!: http://www.aclu.org/takectrl_af Honolulu, Hawai‘i:  Today, Rep. Matthew LoPresti (Ewa Beach) urged his legislative colleagues to advance student data privacy and employee social media privacy in Hawai‘i. LoPresti joins a diverse, bipartisan coalition of legislators across […]

Hawai‘i County Settles Lawsuit Over Pre-Employment Medical Testing

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County will no longer force workers to submit to urinalysis, reveal private medical history Read the settlement agreement: 59 Stipulation and Order Honolulu – The American Civil Liberties Union of Hawai‘i Foundation and the law firm of Peiffer Rosca Wolf Abdullah Kane & Carr today announced settlement of a lawsuit against Hawai‘i County over its […]

Constitution Day is September 17th! ACLU-HI Pop-Up in booth #713 at Amazing! Hawaii Comic Con!

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The ACLU of Hawai‘i is proud to be 50 years old, defending the Bill of Rights in Hawai‘i Nei. This yearʻs Constitution Day is special, and we are celebrating with an affiliate Pop-Up in booth #713 at the Amazing! Hawaii Comic Con.  We will be there all three days for the Con. Stop by for […]

Dispensary Bill Now Law, Lauded by Advocates

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“Diligent efforts” by Hawai’i lawmakers praised Honolulu, Hawai‘i: HB 321 was signed into law by Governor Ige as Act 241 on July 14th, 2015. Act 241 establishes a framework for medical marijuana dispensaries in Hawaiʻi. The Department of Health will establish administrative rules and procedures governing the program, with the first dispensaries set to open […]

Federal Court Orders Hawaii County To Suspend Urinalysis for County Employee

Federal judge rules that County policy violates prospective employee’s constitutional rights Read the Court’s full order here. Honolulu – The American Civil Liberties Union of Hawai‘i and the law firm of Peiffer Rosca Wolf Abdullah Kane & Carr sued Hawai‘i County in federal court on Monday, March 9 on behalf of Rebekah Taylor-Failor, a Kailua-Kona […]