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State and Counties urged to put Hawaii’s values, communities, and Constitution first: refuse involvement with Trump’s immigration policies

ACLU warns the Counties and State of Hawaiʻi of significant risks associated with being part of Trump’s deportation force State of Hawai‘i letter Honolulu City Council letter Kaua‘i County letter Maui County letter Hawai‘i County letter Honolulu, Hawai‘i: In the face of growing Federal pressure for local law enforcement to get drafted in Trump’s deportation […]

ACLU of Hawaiiʻs recent work on immigration – en espanol

Staff attorney Laurie Temple is interviewed by the national ACLU Spanish language division, MiAclu.


The ACLU of Hawai‘i (ACLU) has announced new members for its Board of Directors. Recently added to the board are Maui based immigration attorney Kevin Block, community activist, attorney, and politician Kim Coco Iwamoto, social worker Stacia Ohira, and attorney Kristen Briane Kananiu‘ilani “Kanani” Souza. At the same time, the ACLU of Hawai‘i bids farewell […]

National ACLU Legal Director David Cole to speak in Honolulu, Wailuku

Aloha! Please join us for a rare chance to hear from the Legal Director of the National ACLU, David Cole, live in Hawai‘i. Constitutional liberties have been under assault on many fronts over the last two years, from immigrants’ rights, to voting rights, to LGBTQ equality. David Cole, national legal director of the ACLU and […]

ACLU of Hawai‘i statement on President Trump’s speech 1/19/19

Executive Director Joshua Wisch said: “Hawai‘i is home to tens of thousands of federal workers. We’re also home to refugees and DACA recipients. In his statement today, the President is using their lives as poker chips in his bid to secure billions for a wall that doesn’t stand the independent scrutiny of Congress or the […]