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ACLU Legislative Wrap Up 2021

The Hawai'i legislative session ended on Friday, April 30, after months of mobilization and a renewed commitment to protect our civil liberties.

June 17, 2021

We Need a Qualified and Balanced Police Commission

Mayor Blangiardi announced his third pick for the Honolulu Police Commisision this week after his second nominee pick withdrew his name from consideration.  Mayor Blangiardi also stated that he was, "not listening" and "not into reimagining our police department" whe

June 17, 2021

Vaccinations in Jails and Prisons

While any vaccination mandate has implications for individual rights, in light of the grave risks presented by COVID-19 and the demonstrated safety and effectiveness of the authorized vaccines thus far, COVID-19 vaccination requirements can be consi

May 21, 2021

2020 ACLU Legislative Wrap-up

The ACLU of Hawai‘i staff would like to extend a sincerely mahalo nui loa to those who made their voice heard in the 2020 legislative session.

January 1, 2021