New report details nationwide police use of facial recognition software

Read the report: National ACLU statement: Together with the ACLU national office and other affiliates, we welcome the Center on Privacy & Technology and Georgetown Law’s comprehensive report on government use of facial recognition technology in the United States. The report reveals that local governments’ use of this technology is—like the use of […]

ACLU Hawaii publishes 2016 voting rights guide


The right to vote is fundamental, and the ACLU works throughout the nation to defend it for all. We have updated our Hawai‘i-specific Voting Rights Guide for the 2016 elections, please review and give us your feedback. The ACLU is strictly non-partisan, we never endorse any candidates or parties. UPDATE 7/20/16: Free copies are available […]

Support S.B. 2411 for a statewide, comprehensive law on police body cameras

Join the ACLU of Hawai‘i in supporting SB 2411!

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


ACLU of Hawai‘i lauds Rep. Matthew LoPrestiʻs local efforts to Advance Student and Employee Privacy Learn more: Sign the petition!: 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 […]

Public Invited to Celebrate Bill of Rights Day at Local ACLU’s Annual Meeting


Planned topics for discussion include civil rights of the homeless, asset forfeiture abuse, and how to access government records. The American Civil Liberties Union of Hawai‘i will hold its Annual Meeting and Bill of Rights Day Celebration the evening of Tuesday, 12/15/15, at the Neal S. Blaisdell Center, Maui Room. Registration begins at 5:00, the […]