Details presented are accurate to the best of our knowledge at the time of publication. They are subject to change. At our discretion, we also may list civil liberties-related events from third party community organizations. We assume no responsibility for the accuracy of third party events information.
ADA-accessibility: Persons requesting special accommodations should inquire directly with the event sponsors.
Upcoming Events (chronological order):
Fri., Sept. 9: Island Connections TV: "APEC: Perspectives on Globalization & Civil Liberties"
7-8 p.m., live broadcast statewide on Oceanic Channel 55. Panelists include Manfred Steger, Professor of Political Science at UH Manoa, Carolyn Hadfield of Not in Our Name, and a Kit Grant from the ACLU of Hawaii.
Sat., Sept 10: "Acknowledge the Harms, Learning the Lessons, Shaping the Future"
Japanese Cultural Center Hawaii (in Moiliili), 10 a.m. to noon.
A 9-11 retrospective, focusing on the Hawaii Muslim community. ACLU is a co-sponor. Presented by JACL and JCCH.
Sat., Sept 10: "Pro Bono Representation of Immigrants"
- A Primer on Working With Immigrant & Representing Pro Bono Clients In Naturalization Proceedings (attorneys only, CLE credits. runs 8 a.m. to 4 p.m.) Presented by Hawaii Immigrant Justice Center at the Legal Aid Society of Hawai‛i and the ACLU of Hawaii. Registration for this training accepted by the Legal Aid Society of Hawaii via mail, fax or E mail by 5:00 p.m. on Friday, September 2, 2011. For more information: Jeanilou Torrado Pro Bono Project Coordinator Legal Aid Society of Hawaii 924 Bethel Street Honolulu, Hawaii 96813 Telephone: (808) 527-8005 Fax: (808) 527-8088 or email@example.com
Sun., Sept. 11: APEC Forum
3-4 p.m., at Revolution Books. Professor Laura Lyons of UH Manoa will share perspectives on APEC and globalization, ACLU of Hawaii's Kit Grant will discuss local ACLU efforts to protect First Amendment rights from government abuse. Presented by World Can't Wait.
Sat., Sept. 17: Hawaii State Pride Parade
9:30am to 11:30am from Downtown Honolulu fronting the King Kamehameha Statue heading to the end of the parade route at Ala Moana Beach Park Magic Island. Followed by a day-long celebration at McCoy Pavilion.
Sponsored by the Honolulu Pride Festival Foundation. For more info: www.honolulupff.org
Toll Free: 1 (855) 808-HPFF (4733), Fax: (808) 672-3707
Mon., Sept. 19: Constitution Day
Sept. 21: "Take Back the Night" at UH Manoa
5 p.m, to 8 p.m., UH Manoa Center for Hawaiian Studies Halau area.
2645 Dole Street. ACLU info table at this inaugural event to promote safety and sex assault awareness. Sponsored by the University of Hawaii at Manoa, GirlFest and National Organization for Women - UH Chapter.
Fri., Sept. 23: "Festival of Resistance" at UH Manoa
9 a.m. to 1 p.m. at Campus Center. Tables and info (including an ACLU table), 1:30 p.m. march. More details to come. Sponsored by World Can't Wait. Contact firstname.lastname@example.org
Sept. 24 - Oct. 1: Banned Books Week
Free people read freely! http://www.ala.org/ala/issuesadvocacy/banned/bannedbooksweek/index.cfm
Weds., Oct. 5: "Is Physician Assisted Dying Already Legal in the State of Hawaii?"
Noon to 2 p.m., Hawaii State Capital, main auditorium
Presented by Death with Dignity Hawaii.
Oct. 8 & 9: Hispanic Heritage Festival
ACLU of Hawaii information table in Community Tent. Kapiolani Park, 10 a - 6 p both days. Sponsored by the Hispanic Center of Hawaii. http://www.centrohispanohawaii.com/artculture.htm
Fri., Oct. 21: "Out in the Silence"
6-9 p.m. at Farrington High School cafeteria. LGBT and bullying awareness for youth. Sponsored by Lambda Law Students, William S. Richardson School of
Fri., Oct. 21: "Creating a Safety Net for LGBT Youth"
8:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. at the Japanese Cultural Center of Hawaii. A day to address ways in which LGBT youth are at risk for abuse, neglect, family rejection, bullying, harassment, homelessness and other negative outcomes.
Sponsored by Equality Hawaii, Hawaii People's Fund, Hawaii Department of Health, HMSA Foundation, State Equality Fund.
For more information: http://www.equalityhawaii.org/conference3
(Oregon) Oct. 28 &29: "ACLU Northwest Civil Liberties Conference"
At Lewis & Clark Law School. Sponsored by the ACLU Foundation of Oregon, the Oregon Justice Resource Center, and the L&C Law School ACLU Group. For more info: http://www.aclu-or.org/
Thu., Dec. 15: Bill of Rights Day!
Mar. 26 & 27, 2012: “Living to Our Complete Potential”
The 28th Annual Pacific Rim International Conference on Disability & Diversity: http://www.pacrim.hawaii.edu/
Sponsored by the University of Hawaii Center on Disability Studies.
Past Events: Sat., Sept. 3, noon to 7 p.m.: Estria Battle 3
Celebrating graffiti arts. Linekona Arts Center, across from Academy of Arts
ACLU "know your rights" materials were made available at the event. Presented by the Estria Foundation.
Wed., Aug. 31, 2:30 - 3:30 p.m.
"Growing Up in the Shadow of 9-11"
Presented by Civil Beat and the ACLU of Hawaii.
After the terrorist attacks on September 11, 2001, we as Americans chose to sacrifice or erode many of our fundamental rights, seeking greater safety. How does this policy legacy affect us, and upcoming generations - and who controls the future of our individual rights in a post 9-11 America?
This is a web-based press conference for student journalists statewide. It will be publicly viewable, on the Civil Beat website:http://www.civilbeat.com
Hear an expert and diverse panel respond to questions they receive from Hawaii's young journalists. Speakers are planned to include:
• Hina Shamsi, Director of the ACLU National Security Project headquartered in New York. Hina is an attorney and an expert in the intersection of national security and counterterrorism policies and international human rights and humanitarian law. She is the author and co-author of publications on torture, targeted killing, and extraordinary rendition, and has monitored the military commissions at U.S. Naval Station Guantanamo Bay.
• Supervisory Special Agent Anthony Lang, Chief Division Counsel for the FBI Honolulu Division. From 2001 through mid- 2004, SSA Lang was the Chief of the Counterterrorism Law Unit at FBI Headquarters in Washington, D.C. SSA Lang assisted in the drafting of the USA PATRIOT ACT following September 11, 2001. SSA Lang is a member of both the Pennsylvania and Washington, D.C. Bars. and a lecturer at Honolulu Community College where he teaches Evidence in the Administration of Justice Program.
• Civil Beat's Michael Levine. Michael reports on law, crime, politics and government (with an emphasis on government transparency), and will discuss the landscape for journalists in post-9/11 America.
• Youth sharing their own takes on the tenth anniversary of 9/11, and their hopes for the future of their country. Mickey Knox, a third-year law student at the University of Hawaii William S. Richardson School of Law will join.
Aug. 23-25: Native Hawaiian Convention
ACLU of Hawaii information table in Convention Marketplace. Hawaii Convention Center, 8 a - 5 p all three days. Sponsored by the Council for Native Hawaiian Advancement. http://www.hawaiiancouncil.org/
Aug. 26: Deadline for submissions to Honolulu City Lights Lottery
Non-profit organization leaders interested in creating a Civic Center grounds display during the annual Honolulu City Lights exhibition are invited to submit applications to the Customer Services Department by August 26, 2011 at 550 South King Street, Honolulu, Hawaii 96813.
Permits will be issued for five display sites by a lottery scheduled for Monday, September 12. The lottery will be held at 10 a.m., in the Mission Memorial Hearings Conference Room at 550 South King Street. Applicants are welcome to attend the lottery, but need not be present to be selected.
Sponsored by the City & County of Honolulu, for more information: 768-4381
The ACLU of Hawaii summer interns are hosting a dinner and a movie event at the UH Richardson School of Law, Classroom 4. 4:30 -6:30 p.m. The film, "Let's Talk About Sex", gives an insight into the American sex education policies. The 63-minute film will be presented with a discussion to follow about attitudes and policies of sex education and how it can be improved. (Synopsis from official website, http://www.letstalkaboutsexthefilm.com/index.html) The room is ADA accessible and parking details will follow shortly. Requests for special accommodation must be received no later than ten days prior to the event. We will always make an effort to meet accommodation requests. Content may not be suitable for everyone. Discretion is advised.
6/18/11: ACLU Guests on "Hawaii's Tomorrow" Radio Show, 5-6 p.m. KGU AM 760 or listen live online at http://hawaiistomorrow.com/
Details to follow.
5/15/11: (Maui) Immigration Reform & Family Preservation Rally
Sunday, May 15, 2011, 2:30 - 3:45 p.m. Ala Lani United Methodist Church,
S. Papa Street & Ka'ahumanu Ave., Kahului, Maui. Reception to follow, 3:45‐5:00 p.m.
Distinguished guest: Cecillia Wang, Director of the national ACLU Immigrants’ Rights Project.Joining by teleconference: Congressman Luis Gutierrez (D‐IL), Champion of National Reform!
Event sponsor Faith Action for Community Equity (FACE) and its allies are calling for President Obama & Congress to help keep families together by fixing the broken US immigration system. For more information: Terri Erwin, Lead Organizer, 879‐3195 or email@example.com
5/21/11: ACLU of Hawaii Annual Membership Mtg.: "Young Activists Changing the World"
Saturday, May 21, 2011, 1 - 4 p.m.
Ward Warehouse Kaka‘ako Room (2nd floor, ADA-accessible)
Free, open to the public.
Special Accommodation: Submit your request by 5/10. We will always try to accommodate requests. Walk-ins welcome, but your RSVP helps us plan.
Civil rights, human rights. Young activists are making a difference in our communities locally, nationally and internationally. Hear from our fascinating panel of speakers, and join the conversation in roundtable discussions to follow. Planned speakers include:
• Daniel Gluck, senior staff attorney for the ACLU of Hawai‘i
• Max Matthews, Investigative Associate, Special Dept. for War Crimes of the Prosecutor’s Office, Bosnia Herzegovina
• Camille Cabalo, distiguished University of Hawai‘i at Manoa Ethnic Studies scholar, community activist and organizer
Walk-ins welcome, your RSVP by 5/14 will help us plan ahead. this event is free & open to the public. Refreshments provided.
RSVP hotline: (808) 522-5906
Neighbor islands toll free: (877) 544-5906
Fax: (808) 522-5909
Sponsored by the ACLU of Hawaii.
4/26/11: Free Speech at APEC, Public Meeting
Tuesday, April 26, 2011, 2:30 to 3:30 p.m.
University of Hawaii at Manoa, George Hall Courtyard.
THE ISSUE: Lawful demonstrators at conferences of world leaders often experience mass arrest & even assault by law enforcement, in violation of the U.S. Constitution. Now the Asia Pacific Economic Cooperation ("APEC") is coming to Honolulu this November. The ACLU of Hawai‘i is working with the community to protect the free speech rights of demonstrators and uphold the rule of law during the APEC conference.
Find out more and join the hui!
More info: email firstname.lastname@example.org or (808) 522-5906.
Sponsored on campus by the Ethnic Studies Department (mahalo!).
4/15/11: "A Practical Guide to Civil Unions"(5:30 pupus) 6:30 to 8:30 p.m. @ the William S. Richardson School of Law, UH Mānoa Campus, 2515 Dole Street. Free.
Leila Sullivan received her Bachelor of Arts degree in Political Science from the University of Hawaii at Manoa in 1997, and her Juris Doctor degree from the William S. Richardson School of Law. After law school, she clerked at the Hawaii State Supreme Court with Justice Simeon Acoba, Jr., and then worked in private practice. She has been a Research Attorney with the Senate Majority Research Office since 2009. In the course of her work with the Senate, she has spent considerable time researching issues related to civil unions.
Marianita Lopez is a Family Law practitioner, licensed in Hawai`i and New York. Lopez has also practiced criminal and administrative law in New York City. She has always been an avid supporter of the Bill of Rights and enjoys contributing her time and talents to supporting and strengthening the ACLU of Hawai`i. Lopez has served on the ACLU of Hawai`i Board since 2007.
Lee M. Yarbrough, a licensed Attorney and Certified Public Accountant, currently practices law in Honolulu, with an emphasis in Estate Planning for individuals and couples. Mr. Yarbrough's career experience includes Public Accounting, financial and accounting management in private industry, general business consulting, and Public Interest law with an emphasis in Taxation. Mr. Yarbrough earned Bachelor's and Master's degrees in Accountancy from the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign and received his Juris Doctor degree from the William S. Richardson School of Law at the University of Hawaii - Manoa.
To register or for more information, email email@example.com.
There is no fee but RSVP is requested for planning purposes.
Sponsored by Citizens for Equal Rights.
4/18 & 19/2011:
27th Annual Pacific Rim International Conference on Disabilities
"Humanity: Advancing Inclusion, Equality and Diversity"http://www.pacrim.hawaii.edu/
4/7/11: "Working to Address Violence Against Women in Immigrant Communities"
Thursday, April 7, 2011, 5:00-6:30 p.m.
Classroom 4, William S. Richardson School of Law, UH Mānoa Campus, 2515 Dole Street. Join legal advocates and community activists for a panel discussion and conversation on systemic advocacy and grassroots organizing work to address violence against women in immigrant communities in the State of Hawai‘i. ACLU of Hawaii Senior Staff Attorney Daniel Gluck will be on the panel alongside Deja Ostrowski from Lawyers for Equal Justice; Jennifer Rose, Gender Equity Specialist at the University of Hawai'i at Mānoa and Wayne Tanaka, advisory member of Hawai'i Immigrant Justice Center at LASH. Sponsored by Advocates for Public Interest Law and the Hawaii Women Lawyers.
4/8/11: ACLU Hawaii "Helping You Get Your Voice Heard" on UH Manoa's "Island Connections"
A monthly, live call-in show that deals with local and global issues and their impact on Hawai‘i’s people. Learn and ask questions about your First Amendment rights to protest, testify on legislative matters and more with ACLU of Hawai‘i staff attorney Laurie Temple and guests Eric Gill from Local 5, Katie Reardon from Planned Parenthood Hawaii and Jeanne Ohta from Drug Policy Forum Hawaii. Hosted and moderated by Ibrahim Aoude. Watch online or on Olelo. http://www2.hawaii.edu/~ealoang/islandconnections/
4/5/11: ACLU-HI @ Legal Service Provider Fair
Tuesday April 5, 2011, from 10:00 a.m. – 1:00 p.m. at the Hawai‘i State Capitol, fourth floor railway area. The Legal Service Providers Consortium is part of the Access to Justice Commission, of which the ACLU of Hawai‘i is a member. It includes non-profit legal service providers, including Volunteer Legal Services, Legal Aid, Disability Rights Center, Native Hawaiian Legal Services, and more – each organization will showcase their services.
which opened the door for reform of Hawaii's brutal youth detention system.
3/13 thru 3/19/2011: Freedom of Information Week
3/14/2011: Transgender Legal Issues in Hawaii and the Pacific
6:00: p.m. at the
3/19 & 3/20/2011:
"Hawai‘i Historic Arms Assn. Gun Show"
2/26/2011: ‘Ohana Health & Empowerment Fair
11 a.m. to 2 p.m.
Waipahu Intermediate School Cafeteria
94-455 Farrington Highway
Waipahu, HI 96797
ACLU-HI will participate with an information table!
1/21/2011: 38th Anniversary of Roe v. Wade, Commemoration @ Hawaii State Capitol
10:00 a.m , Hawaii State Capitol Rotunda. Presented by Planned Parenthood of Hawaii and the ACLU of Hawaii. Speakers include Cecile Richards, President of Planned Parenthood of America.
1/22/2011: Local ACLU to Receive Planned Parenthood Award
5:30 p.m., at the Royal Hawaiian Hotel.
Champions of Choice — 45 Years Serving Hawaii
Commemorate Hawaii's strong tradition of Choice, on the anniversary of Roe v. Wade. This January, Planned Parenhood Hawaii honors the American Civil Liberties Union with its highest honor, the Bette Takahashi Service Award.
Special guest of honor: Cecile Richards, President of Planned Parenthood
Federation of America, joining the 2011 gala to celebrate the 45th birthday of PPHI. Go to https://secure.ga0.org/02/gala2011 to buy tickets, sponsor a table, and reserve your seats! Or call 808-589-1156 ext. 200 to RSVP.
1/7 & 1/9 2011: "How Are the Courts Treating Prisoners at Guantánamo?"
Guantánamo and the Law."
1/17/2011: Martin Luther King, Jr. Day Parade, Honolulu
12/15/2010: Bill of Rights Day
11/30 & 12/1, 12/7 & 12/8 2010:
Manoa Valley Theater Studio Series presents
To Kill a Mockingbird
Travelers, Know Your Rights at the Airport
. Post-film conversation with film makers Dean Hamer and Joe Wilson. Board member Jeff Hong to represent ACLU of Hawaii.
ADA-Accessible. Request special accommodation 2 weeks prior. $3 parking on campus, see http://www.hawaii.edu/parking for more details.
ADA-Accessible. Request special accommodation 2 weeks prior. Free parking.
ADA-Accessible. Request special accommodation 2 weeks prior. Free parking.
ADA-Accessible. Request special accommodation 2 weeks prior. Free parking.
6/5/2010: Annual Meeting, followed by Honolulu Pride Parade and Celebration!
IMPORTANT: Parade start point has changed! Was at Magic Island, now at the Waikiki Yacht Brokerage, 1651 Ala Moana Blvd. (behind the Hawaii Prince Hotel). NO PARKING at the brokerage, marchers are encouraged to park at Magic Island and walk over to the brokerage.
6/19/2010: ACLU table @ 20th Annual Gay Pride Festival 11am – 7pm, McCoy Pavilion, 1201 Ala Moana Boulevard Honolulu, HI 96814-4205
Find out more!
5/4/10: ACLU table @ HSBA Pro Bono Fair & Law Week Rally
11 a.m. to 1 p.m. at Bishop Square's Tamarind Park (fronting the Pauahi and ASB Towers). Learn more!
4/2/10: Celebrate the Hawai‘i Legislature's Passage of Civil Unions! (04/30/2010)
Picnic at Kapi‘olani Park (moved due to rain to Local 5 HQ). The community should be proud of everyone’s collective achievements: critical new protections for Hawaii ’s same-sex couples are on the horizon, and there is a greater public understanding about the equal worth of our families. Lambda Legal and the ACLU are thrilled to see the years of determined community advocacy rewarded with the passage of H.B. 444 by the Legislature! Learn more!
4/20/2010 ACLU table @ Justice & Equality Day
Runs from 1-4 p.m. at Hawaii State Capitol Auditorium (in the basement). Speakers, workshops, activism on HB 444 and more.
Save the date! 2/20/2010 - Grassroots Celebration featuring national ACLU Exec. Director Anthony Romero!
Join us for an afternoon of fun, friends and important updates on the ACLU of Hawaii as we celebrate 45years of service! $45 per person, RSVP by 2/10/10.
ACLU Hawaii at Waipahu Health and Community Empowerment Fair, 1/23/10.
Runs from 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. Sponsored by the students of Waipahu High School and The Leeward Oahu Lions Club, 94 Pupuole St, Waipahu, HI 96797, at the corner of Pupuole St and Pupupuhi St in Waipahu. The park is situated right behind Waipahu Intermediate School. Waipahu Intermediate School parking lot located at 94-455 Farrington Hwy Waipahu, HI 96797.
Honolulu sign waving for Civil Unions! 1/20/10
Join the LGBT Rights Network Jan. 20, 7-9am at the Hawaii State Capitol in support of HB 444. Drink your morning coffee, enjoy the bright morning, and defend equality - all at the same time! Commuting this morning? When you see the signs, HONK FOR EQUALITY! (415 South Beretania Street, Honolulu HI 96813)
March with us in the 20th annual Martin Luther King, Jr. Day parade! 1/18/2010
ACLU Hawaii is seeking volunteers interested in marching with the ACLU in this year's MLK Jr. Day parade. Hold banners, hand out flyers to the crowd, make some noise for equality! To join the contingent, call Kit at (808)522-5904 or email firstname.lastname@example.org, or just show up at Magic Island at 8:45 a.m. and start marching at 9 a.m.! If you need special accommodation, please let us know by 1/10/10, we will do our best to meet your needs! More info: http://mlk-hawaii.com/home/
"Beyond Gay: The Politics of Pride" 1/15/10
Aloha Theater in Kainaliu on Hawaii Island, 7-9 p.m.
A Hawaii Film Premier & Show of Support for Civil Unions House Bill 444.
Hawaii Island Pride, a non-profit committed to Equal Civil Rights and Social Justice, will be screening the film "Beyond Gay: The Politics of Pride." This is a highly acclaimed moving portrait of the International LGBT Pride Movement and Campaign for Human Rights. Raise awareness and let our Lawmakers and Representatives know that there is a large constituency of LGBT and Straight supporters of Equality and Civil Rights who want to see the Unions of Same-Sex couples protected equally under Hawaii State Law.
Following the screening will be a Q&A with the Film's Director and Producer as well as a short speech given by community members including ACLU Board of Directors member, Barbara Franklin.
ACLU Hawaii at "Homeless Memorial" 12/21/09
3:00 p.m. to 6:00 p.m., Thomas Square Park (925 South Beretania Street
Honolulu, HI 96814). The Homeless Memorial is an annual event put on by "Street Beat" magazine to offer some cheer to the homeless and to remember those who died without shelter over the year.
Bill of Rights Day is Dec. 15, 2009!
12/15/09 will mark the 218th anniversary of the ratification of the Bill of Rights. Get your free copy of the Bill of Rights by contacting ACLU Hawaii today!
2009 Annual Meeting and Civil Liberties Symposium
Sat., November 14, 2009
1:00 p.m. to 4:00 p.m.
Blaisdell Exhibition Hall Hawaii Suites
2009 Talk Story Meeting - Hilo, Hawaii Island
Fri., October 30, 2009
5:30 p.m. to 7:00 p.m.
UH Hilo UCB 330
Co-sponsored by the UH Hilo Departments of Political Science and Administration of Justice.
Medical Cannabis Talk Story - Hawai‘i State Capitol
(Medical Cannabis Working Group event, ACLU of Hawaii is a member)
Tues., October 27, 2009
Hawai`i State Capitol, Conference Room 329
If you are unable to attend but would like to submit comments, please use the web form found at: www.dpfhi.org
Hoomanao (Remember) The Massie Case and Injustice - Then and Now
(JACL event, ACLU of Hawaii co-sponsor)
Weds. October 21, 2009
6:00 p.m. to 8:00 p.m.
UH Manoa, Architecture Auditorium
Protecting Communities & Saving Money
A conference organized by the Community Alliance on Prisons. Co-sponsored by the ACLU of Hawaii.
Saturday, October 17, 2009
8:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m.
Ching Conference Center, Chaminade University
2009 Talk Story Meeting - Kahului, Maui
Fri., October 16, 2009
5:30 p.m. to 7:00 p.m.
Maui Community College, Ka Lama 103
The History of the Sex Workers’ Rights Movement Presented by Carol Leigh
Followed by a panel discussion with Ms. Leigh, Tracy Ryan, and Pam Vessels.
Annual MeetingTuesday, October 21st - 5:00PM to 7:00PM
Tuesday evening, 4/21/09, 7 PMRead More>>>
Weaver Hall (1212 University Avenue, Church of the Crossroads)
Free to Public
Ward Warehouse, Kakaako Room (1050 AlaMoana Blvd.)
Public Forums: Maui and Hawaii Island
"Reclaiming the Constitution - Justice, Equality and the Rule of Law"
Featuring national ACLU Legal Director Steve Shapiro
ACLU of Hawaii co-sponsors "The Psychology of Evil: The "Lucifer Effect" in Action"To raise awareness of the ongoing impacts of the U.S. government's use of torture, the ACLU is undertaking a series of House Parties, college screenings and screenings by community organizations of "Ghosts of Abu Ghraib".
PROFESSOR PHILIP G. ZIMBARDO
THURSDAY, OCTOBER 23, 2008
6:00 P.M. – 9:00 P.M.
UH SHIDLER COLLEGE OF BUSINESS
2404 Maile Way, Room A101, Honolulu
Philip G. Zimbardo is an internationally recognized scholar, educator, researcher and media personality, winning numerous awards and honors in each of these domains. He has been a Stanford University professor since 1968, having taught previously at Yale, NYU and Columbia. Zimbardo's career is noted for giving psychology away to the public through his popular PBS-TV series, Discovering Psychology, along with many text and trade books, among his 300 publications. He was recently president of the American Psychological Association. www.Zimbardo.com www.theTimeParadox.com
Ghosts of Abu Ghraib - Free screenings in Hawaii of this major documentary on torture.
Guantánamo and the Law
Hawaii Attorney Edmund Burke has been representing a detainee held without charge at U.S. Naval Station Guantánamo Bay since August 2002. He has witnessed first-hand the effects on American law of a widely criticized prison system, the Military Commissions Act of 2006 (MCA) and the Detainee Treatment Act (DTA) of 2005.
The ACLU of Hawaii is honored to bring this distinguished speaker to free, public meetings around the state.
KAHULUI, Maui Island: Friday, 10/12
5:30PM to 7:00PM at Maui Community College, 310 W. Kaahumanu Ave. Kahului, HI 96732 Science Building Room 10-a.
HONOLULU, Oahu Island: Saturday 11/3
1:00PM to 4:00PM at Kapiolani Community College, 4303 Diamond Head Road Honolulu, HI 96816 Ohia Building (Keynote speech for ACLU Annual Membership Meeting and Civil Liberties Conference)
HILO, Hawaii Island: Saturday 11/10 (Click for Flyer)
4:00PM to 5:30PM at UH Hilo, 200 W. Kawili St., Hilo, Hawaii 96720 Campus Center 301.
RESCHEDULED: LIHUE, Kauai Island: Friday 11/16
A substitute program on abuse of presidential power will be offered by ACLU staff speakers.
5:30PM to 7:00PM at Kauai Community College, 3-1901 Kaumualii Hwy Lihue, HI 96766, Technology Lecture Hall, 114 (look for signs, very close to Dining hall).
Mr. Burke will share an insider's view of life at America's most infamous prison including what life is like for a detainee, the challenges facing the wartime attorney of a Guantánamo detainee, and how the MCA and DTA have affected the ability of attorneys to obtain fair treatment for their clients.
The ACLU forums are underwritten by the law firm of Paul Johnson Park and Niles. The forums are free and open to the public but reservations are encouraged by calling 808-522-5906 or email at email@example.com
Bill of Rights Day is Monday, December 15th 2008!
Seeking volunteers on all islands to distribute free copies of the Bill of Rights from 11:30 to 1:00 in busy commerce districts, schools, etc. Last year was a blast. Can you help? Contact Kit - firstname.lastname@example.org.
Ph.: (808)522-5900 Fax: (808)522-5909 Email: email@example.com
This is the web site of the American Civil Liberties Union of Hawaii and the ACLU of Hawaii Foundation.
Learn more about the distinction between these two components of the ACLU.