Kylie Akiona Headshot


Field & Digital Organizer


Field Organizing



Kylie Akiona is the Field & Digital Organizer at the ACLU of Hawaiʻi. 

Kylie originally joined the ACLU of Hawaiʻi team in January 2021 as a part-time Field Organizing Intern. In their expanded role, they are part of a cross-departmental team that broadens the reach of the affiliate’s field organizing and communications work by mobilizing a diverse group of allies through community engagement, public education, coalition building, grassroots organizing, and legislative advocacy.

Born and raised on Oʻahu, Kylie currently lives in the ahupuaʻa of Waipiʻo with their ʻohana. A recent graduate of the University of Hawaiʻi at Mānoa, they have a B.A in Political Science with a minor in American Studies. They also serve on the Honolulu Youth Commission as the councilmember-appointed Youth Commissioner for City & County District 2 and are a member of Hui Aloha ʻĀina o Honolulu.