ACLU OF HAWAI‘I GROWS WITH THE ADDITION OF K.D. SEGURA AS DEVELOPMENT DIRECTOR

The ACLU of Hawai‘i is pleased to announce the addition to its team of K.D. Segura, coming on board as Development Director. 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 of the people of Hawai‘i.     Ms. Segura is an activist whose […]

Follow this lawsuit, A.B. v. Hawaii State Department of Education and read the complaint here: https://acluhi.org/hititleixlawsuit2018/

https://acluhi.org/2018/12/06/5120/

New website under construction!

Please pardon our dust as we prepare over the next few months for our new ACLU of Hawai‘i website, which aims to make it easier than ever to find the information and resources about our civil rights work in Hawai‘i. In the meantime, as we do some cleanup, there may be a few broken links […]

ACLU OF HAWAI‘I CALLS ON KĀHALA NUI RETIREMENT COMMUNITY TO STOP RELIGIOUS DISCRIMINATION

A May 2018 memo illegally forbids residents from accessing Hawaii’s new Medical Aid in Dying law     Read the demand letter: 2018-11-1 Letter to Kahala Nui Read the memorandum: Kahala Nui Memo Kāhala Nui response, 11/13/18: Kahala Senior Living Community Letter to ACLU 2018-11-13 New memorandum to residents: Kahala Senior Living Community Letter to ACLU […]

OpEd: Protect State Constitution by voting ‘No’ on ConCon

This oped originally published on Tuesday, October 30, 2018 in Honolulu Civil Beat: https://www.civilbeat.org/2018/10/protect-state-constitution-by-voting-no-on-concon/ By Joshua A. Wisch, Executive Director A number of people have asked me why the American Civil Liberties Union of Hawaii is opposed to holding a state constitutional convention. As one of Hawaii’s leading civil rights advocates, some are curious as […]