Projects and events that educate, unify and empower LGBTQ+ people as integral members of Hawai’i’s larger diverse community. To have your program listed, contact: Please note, the Hawai’i LGBT Legacy Foundation (HLLF) provides this calendar as a service to the community. For more information about particular listings, please contact the presenting organizations, not HLLF. Read our disclaimer hereMahalo. 

Izik at Shangri La: Waves – Pīkake – E Ala E Kahikiku


The #8x8_shangrila_22 project features Hawai‘i artists including Jamaica Heolimeleikalani Osorio, Kenny Endo, Leilehua Lanzilotti, Big Max, Pua Ali'i 'Ilima, Kana Ogawa and Ualani Davis, among others, responding to the theme of connection at Shangri La. Singer/songwriter Izikʻs site-specific performance in The Mughal Gallery, (Doris Dukeʻs former bedroom) explores an unfolding of self-care, self-love, and self-awareness in … Continue reading Izik at Shangri La: Waves – Pīkake – E Ala E Kahikiku

#DocuClub Hawai’i and Hawai’i Women In Filmmaking


#DocuClub Hawaiʻi is a work-in-progress screening series for documentary filmmakers to share their rough cut in an intimate setting with both fellow creators and the general audience. In addition to the screening and feedback session, filmmakers will be paired with seasoned story/editing consultants to help them integrate audience feedback into their project. Submit your project … Continue reading #DocuClub Hawai’i and Hawai’i Women In Filmmaking

Spotlight Hawaii

Star Advertiser Online

Spotlight Hawaii, which shines a light on issues affecting Hawaii, airs live 10:30 a.m. every Monday, Wednesday and Friday on the Honolulu Star-Advertiser’s Facebook page. Join Ryan Kalei Tsuji and Yunji de Nies for conversations with people shaping Hawaii's present and future including elected officials and government agency heads, researchers, social services providers, philanthropists, and … Continue reading Spotlight Hawaii

Gay Island Guide Events

Gay Island Guide produces, hosts and promotes events for Hawaii's LGBTQ+ community including pool parties, drag and burlesque performances, fetish nights and more; often as fundraisers for local LGBTQ+ nonprofits. They also provide a guide on their website to LGBTQ+ nightlife, bars, shows and other events and services of interest to the community. Learn more … Continue reading Gay Island Guide Events

Hawaiʻi State Bar Association’s Pandemic Education Program


This series of webinars provides valuable training to help nonprofit organizations interpret grant, safety and compliance responsibilities around federal pandemic relief. It also provides guidance around general operations during the pandemic. This unique program is free for Hawaiʻi nonprofits. Which laws apply to nonprofits Management by Board vs. management by Executive Director Staffing using volunteers, … Continue reading Hawaiʻi State Bar Association’s Pandemic Education Program

2021 State Equality Index


The State Equality Index (SEI) is an annual comprehensive report on statewide laws and policies that affect LGBTQ+ people and their families. Published by the Human Rights Campaign in partnership with the Equality Federation, itʻs a valuable tool for creating a comprehensive view of where the LGBTQ+ community has made legislative progress and where we … Continue reading 2021 State Equality Index

Hula’s Catamaran Saturdays

Hula's Bar & Lei Stand 134 Kapahulu AvenueHonolulu,

Hula's weekly catamaran sail is back! On day of sail meet at Hula’s Bar and Lei Stand (reservations recommended, walk-ins accepted based on availability) 134 Kapahulu Avenue, Waikiki Grand Hotel – Enter Through Lobby by 1:45pm – 2:00pm. The group will be escorted to the board which will set sail at 3pm for a 90-minute … Continue reading Hula’s Catamaran Saturdays

State of Hawaii COVID-19 Portal


Get the latest information on vaccinations, social distancing, travel and more from the State of Hawaii Department of Health. Available in English, Hawaiian, Chinese, Japanese, Korean, Lao, Spanish, Tagalog, Samoan, Thai and Vietnamese. Click here.

Hawaii Sexual and Gender Minority Workgroup Services Directory


The Hawaii SGM Services Directory connects sexual and gender minority clients with providers that actively work to make their business a safe space. The directory can be downloaded here and will be posted on the Hawai’i Department of Health’s (HDOH) SGM Resource Hub website. This is an opt-in directory of organizations and individuals (including but … Continue reading Hawaii Sexual and Gender Minority Workgroup Services Directory

Black History Month

Black History Month is an annual celebration of achievements by African Americans and a time for recognizing their central role in U.S. history. A great resource to learn more about LGBTQIA+ people and Black History is the BlackPast website. Learn more by clicking here. Visit the National Museum of African American History & Culture website … Continue reading Black History Month

Lei: Aloha, With Pride


Lei explores the stories that reflect the meaning of Aloha through the lens of the LGBTQ+ community in Hawaii and around the world. Their streaming platform Lei TV features original episodes celebrating LGBTQ+ pioneers like big wave surfer Keala Kennelly, social media star Bretman Rock, trans civil rights activist Kim Coco Iwamoto, choreographer and Lady … Continue reading Lei: Aloha, With Pride

LGBTQIA+ Small Business Owners & Members Support Group


Discover community and connection through personal and professional growth with this new support group presented by the Hawaii Rainbow Chamber of Commerce. Led by Kevin Moran, the group will meet the 2nd and 4th Wednesdays of each month beginning May 12 from 6:30pm – 8pm via Zooom. Topics include current events, stress management, mindfulness, anxiety … Continue reading LGBTQIA+ Small Business Owners & Members Support Group

YMCA LGBTQ+ and Ally Youth Virtual Hangout


Nu'uanu YMCA is providing a fun and safe environment for LGBTQ+ youth ages 13 and up via their "LGBTQ+ and Allies Hangout" on Zoom every 1st & 3rd Wednesday of the month from 4-5pm. Sign-up at  

2022 Nonprofit Business Plan Competition


Chaminade’s Hogan Entrepreneurial Program and American Savings Bank’s Nonprofit Business Plan Competition is held every other year and is open to Hawaii nonprofit organizations seeking to start new ventures that will benefit society. With awards up to $12,000, the competition aims to stimulate public interest and support in nonprofit organizations—and encourage excellence and innovation in socially-motivated entrepreneurs. For … Continue reading 2022 Nonprofit Business Plan Competition

Bacchus Trivia Night

Bacchus Waikiki 408 Lewers Street, Honolulu, HI

It’s Bacchus Trivia Night Live in Person at 408 Lewers. Everyone's welcome to join at the bar for trivia every other Monday night at 7pm where teams of 2-6 players are quizzed on a wide variety of themed topics. The winning teams get prizes that vary from cash and gift certificates to swag and doo-hickeys! … Continue reading Bacchus Trivia Night

Aloha Bears Booze Cruise

Bacchus Waikiki 408 Lewers Street, Honolulu, HI

The Aloha Bears' popular Catamaran Cruise sets sail every second Sunday of the month. Ticket purchasers meet at 11:30 a.m. at Bacchus Waikiki, 408 Lewers Street to check in, meet and greet other passengers, and enjoy a cocktail or two, and then walk over Waikiki to board the the boat as a group at 12:40 … Continue reading Aloha Bears Booze Cruise

February 17 – 27: Social Awareness Film Festival 2022 | VOICES

Porter Pavilion 5-2723 Kuhio HighwayKilauea,

Each year, Anaina Hou's Social Awareness Film Festival features a theme that focuses on the opportunity to enlighten and create understanding on a broad range of topics that speak to the challenges and beauty of being a human being on this amazing planet; things like agriculture, the environment and climate change, art & culture, socio-economic … Continue reading February 17 – 27: Social Awareness Film Festival 2022 | VOICES

2022 Aloha Classic

The Hawaii Gay Flag Football League is thrilled to host the 6th Annual 2022 Aloha Classic Pickup Flag Football Tournament bringing together players of all skill levels from Hawaii and the mainland for a weekend of sport, camaraderie and fun! President’s Day Weekend: February 18-20, 2022. Info:

Hawai‘i Triennial 2022: E Ho‘omau no Moananuiākea

Hawai‘i Triennial 2022 (HT22) will be framed around the fluid concept of Pacific Century - E Ho‘omau no Moananuiākea, interweaving themes of history, place, and identity within the context of Hawaiʻi’s unique location at the confluence of Asia-Pacific and Oceania. HT22’s 43 artists and collectives feature over 60 participants including internationally renowned cultural figures exhibiting … Continue reading Hawai‘i Triennial 2022: E Ho‘omau no Moananuiākea

Womenʻs History Month

Women’s History Month celebrates the contributions women have made to the United States and recognizes their achievements over the course of American history. If your organization is planning an event celebrating Womenʻs History Month--especially if it focuses on the LGBTQIA+ community--and youʻd like it listed on this Community Calendar, please send details to Mahalo.

March 14 – 19: Youth Mental Wellness Reel Camp for Girls

Waiwai Collective 1100 University Ave, Honolulu, HI

A week-long filmmaking program to learn about youth mental wellness, the skills and tools of filmmaking, and making media that matters. This Hawai'i Women In Filmmaking program is for all cis, trans girls, gender-expansive, and non-binary people who are comfortable in a space that centers on the experiences of girls/women. Age 12-19. Before you register, … Continue reading March 14 – 19: Youth Mental Wellness Reel Camp for Girls

March 21 – 25: National LGBT Health Awareness Week

National GLBT Health Awareness Week is a nationwide event, sponsored by the National Coalition for LGBT Health, during the last week of March that promotes the health and wellness needs of the LGBTQ community. The Coalition is committed to improving the health and well-being of lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender individuals through federal and local advocacy, … Continue reading March 21 – 25: National LGBT Health Awareness Week

33rd Annual GLAAD Media Awards

The GLAAD Media Awards honor media for fair, accurate, and inclusive representations of LGBTQ people and issues. Since its inception in 1990, the GLAAD Media Awards have grown to be the most visible annual LGBTQ awards show in the world, sending powerful messages of acceptance to audiences globally. The 33rd Annual GLAAD Media Awards will … Continue reading 33rd Annual GLAAD Media Awards