Criminal Law Reform

The ACLU of Hawai‘i is committed to helping re-envision a criminal legal system that reduces the incarcerated population, is fair and free of racial bias, keeps communities safe and respects the dignity and rights of all who come into contact with it.

Criminalizing Poverty

Criminalizing people who are homeless is cruel, unconstitutional, and makes poverty worse.

Education Justice

The ACLU of Hawai‘i is dedicated to ensuring that all students have access to an equitable, quality education.

First Amendment

Freedom of speech is protected in the First Amendment of the Bill of Rights and is guaranteed to all Americans.

Gender Equity

The ACLU of Hawai‘i is committed to achieving gender justice.

Immigrants' Rights

The ACLU of Hawai‘i is dedicated to reclaiming constitutional and civil rights for all people who live in the islands, regardless of immigration status.