Column: End stigma against incarceration, 1 ohana at a time

Originally published in the Honolulu Star Advertiser, 1/14/2020 By Shayna Lonoaea-Alexander When my dad was locked up, I didn’t talk to anyone about it. His absence marked my volleyball games, first days at school, grandma’s cancer treatments, our big family Christmas Eve parties in Wahiawa and Waianae and other countless moments. Yet my fear of […]

ACLU OF HAWAI‘I JOINS GLOBAL GIVING TUESDAY MOVEMENT ON DECEMBER 3rd

Honolulu, Hawai‘i: The American Civil Liberties Union of Hawai‘i (ACLU of Hawai‘i) is excited to announce that it will join this year’s GivingTuesday, which takes place on December 3rd. GivingTuesday is a global day of giving that harnesses the collective power of individuals, communities and organizations to encourage giving and to celebrate generosity worldwide. ACLU […]

ACLU OF HAWAI‘I GROWS WITH ADDITION OF SHAYNA LONOAEA-ALEXANDER AS SMART JUSTICE FIELD ORGANIZER

  The ACLU of Hawai‘i is pleased to announce the addition to its team of Shayna Lonoaea-Alexander, coming on board as Smart Justice Field Organizer. Her position is part of a strategic expansion by the local ACLU affiliate to build its capacity and reach in order to better protect and advance civil rights for all […]

ACLU OF HAWAI‘I HOSTS FREE “SMART JUSTICE” TALK STORY EVENT IN WAILUKU OCTOBER 10

Printable flyer: Maui Talk Story Flyer Honolulu, Hawai‘i: As part of its Smart Justice campaign, the American Civil Liberties Union of Hawai‘i (ACLU of Hawai‘i) will host a free talk story event at Maui Coffee Attic (59 Kanoa Street) in Wailuku, Maui on Thursday, October 10, 2019 from 6:00 to 7:30 p.m. Open to the public, the […]

LEGAL VOLUNTEERS WILL HELP CLEAR NON-CONVICTION ARREST RECORDS AT UPCOMING FREE LEGAL CLINIC

LOCAL ORGANIZATIONS COME TOGETHER FOR NATIONAL EXPUNGEMENT WEEK CLINIC AND INFORMATION FAIR SATURDAY, 9/28/19 AT UH MANOA LAW SCHOOL Printable poster (letter sized): ExpungementDayFlyer Honolulu, Hawai‘i: A free legal clinic to clear non-conviction arrest records will happen at the University of Hawai‘i at Manoa William S. Richardson School of Law from 2 p.m. to 5 […]