ACLU, State of Hawai‘i settle dispute over First Amendment right to take photographs in public

HONOLULU, HAWAI`I: The First Amendment right of individuals to take photographs in public was re-affirmed in an agreement reached between the ACLU of Hawai‘i Foundation (“ACLU”) and the State of Hawai‘i. The dispute arose when an amateur photographer was cited by a state Sheriff for taking pictures of airplanes from a public sidewalk along Lagoon […]

ACLU debuts “First Amendment Toolkit” & “Know Your Rights” line

Free information for general public on the rights to protest and assemble in public Honolulu, Hawaii: The American Civil Liberties Union of Hawaii Foundation (“ACLU”) today announced the release of its “First Amendment Toolkit” and a “Know Your Rights” telephone line, 808-522-5906. ACLU of Hawaii Executive Director Vanessa Chong said: “The ACLU’s focus is […]