Lauren Fukuda joins the ACLU of Hawai‘i team as Development Director.
O‘AHU FAMILY FILES FEDERAL CIVIL RIGHTS LAWSUIT AGAINST CITY AND COUNTY OF HONOLULU AND HPD CLAIMING ABUSE OF POWER BY OFFICERS AGAINST 15-YEAR-OLD SON
The lawsuit seeks to end HPD’s unchecked practice of letting officers abuse their police powers for personal purposes.
AMERICAN CIVIL LIBERTIES UNION, ACLU OF HAWAI‘I, AND HAWAII DISABILITY RIGHTS CENTER FILE AMICUS BRIEF SUPPORTING PUBLIC DEFENDER’S PETITION TO RELEASE INCARCERATED PEOPLE DURING COVID-19 PANDEMIC
The ACLU, ACLU of Hawai‘i and the Hawaii Disability Rights Center filed an amicus brief in support of the State of Hawai‘i Office of the Public Defender’s petition to release people from jails and prisons during the COVID-19 pandemic.
COMMUNITY ADVOCATES, ORGANIZATIONS, AND OFFICIALS CALL ON THE CITY AND HPD TO END CONTINUED “SWEEPS” OF HOUSELESS FAMILIES DURING THE PANDEMIC
Over 70 groups and individuals released a statement demanding HPD stop the sweeps of houseless people during a global pandemic.
ACLU of Hawai‘i and fellow civil rights organizations file ninth circuit amicus brief in support of family pursing civil rights lawsuit against HPD's killing of Sheldon Haleck
On July 17, 2020, the ACLU of Hawai‘i, the African American Lawyers Association of Hawaiʻi, and the Hawaii Disability Rights Center — filed an amicus brief supporting a Hawai‘i family’s efforts to hold HPD officers accountable for the 2015 killing of Sheldon Haleck.
ACLU of Hawai‘i releases public poll on criminal justice reform, shows support for transparency, rehabilitation and treatment
In April 2020, the ACLU of Hawai‘i conducted a public poll to find out how Hawai‘i residents feel about our current criminal legal system.