Wookie Kim is named the ACLU of Hawaii's new Legal Director
Coinciding with the start of Hawaii’s legislative session last Wednesday, the ACLU of Hawai‘i has opened registration for its 2021 Advocacy Day, which is being held virtually this year to better serve, equip and train people across the state who want to be heard at the Legislature.
BROAD COALITION OF OVER 100 ORGANIZATIONS, OFFICIALS, AND INDIVIDUALS CALL ON CITY TO END CONTINUED MIDDLE OF THE NIGHT HOLIDAY “SWEEPS” OF HOUSELESS FAMILIES - LOOK FORWARD TO A NEW APPROACH BY A NEW ADMINISTRATION
Over 100 groups and individuals released a statement demanding the City and County of Honolulu to stop the sweeps of houseless people during the holidays in the midst a global pandemic.
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.