New Publication: Rights of Hawaiiʻs Homeless

The ACLU of Hawai‘i Foundation (“ACLU”) today announced the publication of a “know your rights” guide (“guide”) for homeless individuals impacted by City & County of Honolulu (“City”) “sweeps” to enforce the Stored Property Ordinance and the Sidewalk Nuisance Ordinance. The ACLU website guide, available at, details the rights most often affected during a […]

Stipulation and Exhibit as Entered, Martin v. City & County of Honolulu

ACLU of Hawaii Open Records Request Archive: New Information Available

See the request and responses from the City & County of Honolulu in regards to the Governor’s Proclamation on Homelessness.


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State Settles Lawsuit, Will Revise Rules for Demonstrations at State Capitol and other state properties

Plaintiffs call settlement “A win for freedom of speech” Read the settlement agreement: 17 Stipulation to Dismiss with Prejudice and Order HONOLULU, HI – 9/18/14 – Advocates are pleased with the promise of new rules for free speech activities on state land – including at the State Capitol – in the wake of a federal […]