Projects and events that educate, unify and empower LGBTQ+ people as integral members of Hawaii’s larger diverse community. To have your program listed, contact: calendar@hawaiilgbtlegacy.com Please note, the Hawaii 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. 


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 this month for a conversation with guests. Click here to watch previous conversations and to view the rest of this month’s schedule.

Try Think: Hulihia

Online

Activist Genealogy: Visions and Enactments of Solidarity Across Black and Kanaka Maoli Movements—ʻIlima Long, Facilitator (Virtual Event) “When we do the work of justice together, when we answer one another’s call to join our several separate struggles, we learn justice from one another and we learn that those struggles are one. We discover that we … Continue reading Try Think: Hulihia

Keilana: The Face To Face Liveshow Series

NextDoor 43 North Hotel Street, Honolulu

Keilana, whose beautiful, heartfelt performance of Shaka and Shine was a highlight of 2020 Honolulu Pride, is presenting the next in her series of "Face To Face Liveshows" at NextDoor on July 30. Keilana spent much of 2020 honing her presence with Virtual Livestreams Performances of variety of musical styles. Now she’s ready to celebrate … Continue reading Keilana: The Face To Face Liveshow Series

Through July 31: Lā Hoʻihoʻi Ea Honolulu

Thomas Square 925 S Beretania St, Honolulu

July 31 is a national holiday known as Lā Hoʻihoʻi Ea (Sovereignty Restoration Day). King Kamehameha III established this holiday in 1843  as a days-long celebration following the rightful return of sovereign government to Hawaiʻi by the United Kingdom, after an illegal seizure by one of their representatives. He proclaimed, “Ua mau ke ea o … Continue reading Through July 31: Lā Hoʻihoʻi Ea Honolulu

Hula’s Catamaran Saturdays

Hula's Bar & Lei Stand 134 Kapahulu Avenue, Honolulu

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

Online

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.    

Registration open: Aloha Rainbow Classic 2021

Patsy T. Mink Central Oahu Regional Park 94-801 Kamehameha Hwy, Waipahu

Registration is now open for the 2021 Aloha Rainbow Classic, Hawaii's classic softball tournament. The Hawaii LGBT Legacy Foundation is proud to sponsor this year's tournament, played October 23-24, 2021 at the Patsy T. Mink Central Oahu Regional Park. Teams are taken on a first-come, first-serve basis. Registration is not complete until all rosters and ratings … Continue reading Registration open: Aloha Rainbow Classic 2021

Through October 1: Call to Artists for “Art of Caring” at Arts at Marks

Arts At Marks Garage 1159 Nuuanu Ave, Honolulu

In recognition of National Family Caregivers Month in November, Arts at Marks is calling on all artists to submit works for The Art of Caregiving. "We love our families. We love our kupuna. And sometimes they need us. They need our care. They need our hands to type, shop and clean. They need our eyes … Continue reading Through October 1: Call to Artists for “Art of Caring” at Arts at Marks

August 1, 9 & 10: Deep Canvass Institute: August Training Series

Online

The New York Times recently highlighted deep canvassing as one of the big ideas to "make the world better." A better world requires the ability to listen to each other and find common ground, and deep canvassing helps build the skills needed to strengthen and build a truly multiracial democracy. People’s Action and the New Conversation Initiative … Continue reading August 1, 9 & 10: Deep Canvass Institute: August Training Series

Registration open | Arts of Pride: An LGBTQ+ Experience

Arts At Marks Garage 1159 Nuuanu Ave, Honolulu

Registration is now open for Hawaii-based LGBTQ+ artists who wish to participate in the upcoming Arts of Pride: An LGBTQ+ Experience project produced by Gay Island Guide, Dark Mirror Entertainment and The Arts at Marks. This month-long experience during Pride month in October will include exhibits, performances and workshops featuring Hawaii’s local LGBTQ+ artists. Artists … Continue reading Registration open | Arts of Pride: An LGBTQ+ Experience

Save the date: November 13 | Maui AIDS Foundation

Request an invitation from the Mai AIDS Foundation for an upcoming live community event and you'll be the first to know the details. Click here and help support the MAF mission to promote the sexual health and well-being of the members of our community. For more information, visit the MAF website.

Hawaii Queer Parents Oahu Meetup

Kailua Beach Park 526 Kawailoa Rd, Kailua

Hawaii Queer Parents is a space for LGBTQIA+ parents to connect, make new friends, ask for advice, talk about experiences, and be a part of a more local Queer Parenting Group. LGBTQIA+ parents from all islands are welcomed. Come meet and get to know other great queer parents and their families. For more information contact … Continue reading Hawaii Queer Parents Oahu Meetup

Live rehearsals: Gay Men’s Chorus of Honolulu

The Cathedral of St. Andrew 229 Queen Emma Square, Honolulu

The Gay Men's Chorus of Honolulu is back with live rehearsals every Monday from 7pm - 9:30pm at Davies Hall at the Cathedral of St. Andrew. GMCoH practices social distancing, wears masks and does contact tracing. GMCoH also requires that members and those joining the rehearsals be vaccinated. For more information click here.

Through October 5: Working with LGBTQ+ Youth and their Families

Online

The Child and Adolescent Mental Health Division and the Safe Spaces Committee invite you to a very special free clinical training series, led by Dr. Laura Anderson: WORKING WITH LGBTQ+ YOUTH AND THEIR FAMILIES EVERY FIRST TUESDAY (MAY TO OCTOBER),11:00 AM-12:30 PM VIA ZOOM (PLEASE REGISTER IN ADVANCE FOR EACH SESSION BY CLICKING ON THE … Continue reading Through October 5: Working with LGBTQ+ Youth and their Families

Hawaii Career Expo 2021

Neal Blaisdell Center Exhibition Hall 777 Ward Avenue, Honolulu

Visit with Hawaii's employers and find hundreds of jobs all in one place at the in-person Hawaii Career Expo on August 4, 2021. Billed as an event with "Serious Opportunities for Serious Seekers," attendees will be able to connect directly with employers, submit resumes and get hired on the spot. For more information, click here. … Continue reading Hawaii Career Expo 2021

Ka La Hiki Ola | The Dawning of a New Day

Online

Every Wednesday the Maui Equality Coalition hosts a non denominational peer-run group meeting via Zoom for people ages 15-21. Come as you are where you are."Recovery is a process. You just have to start. No Judgement. Just a conversation." Pre-register at info@mauiequality.org

LGBTQIA+ Small Business Owners & Members Support Group

Online

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

Hawaii Sexual and Gender Minority Workgroup Services Directory

Online

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

Aloha Bears Booze Cruise

Bacchus Waikiki 408 Lewers Street, Honolulu

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

Virtual 18th Annual Nonprofit Organizations Seminar

Online

Recent legislative and regulatory changes make this year’s seminar especially relevant, so it’s time to get caught up on the new rules, including new rules on Form 990 and Act 174 relating to charitable trusts and nonprofit organizations. Experts will guide attendees through the tricky maze of tax-exempt compliance and review the categories and governing … Continue reading Virtual 18th Annual Nonprofit Organizations Seminar

Through September 19: POW! WOW! The First Decade: From Hawaiʻi to the World

Bernice Pauahi Bishop Museum 1525 Bernice Street, Honolulu

POW! WOW! The First Decade: From Hawaiʻi to the World, opening May 15, 2021, showcases some of the most notable Hawai‘i-based artists, international street artists, and sculptors. This exhibit will feature over 160 artists, with 30 artists creating new murals and installations curated by POW! WOW! Founder Jasper Wong within the gallery and throughout Bishop … Continue reading Through September 19: POW! WOW! The First Decade: From Hawaiʻi to the World

ʻŌlelo Kaiāulu: Pathways for Learning ʻŌlelo Hawaiʻi

Native Books at Arts & Letters 1154 Nuuanu Avenue, Honolulu

The Native Books ʻOhana and Waiwai Collective are excited to present ʻŌlelo Kaiāulu, a panel discussion surrounding the different pathways for learning ʻōlelo Hawaiʻi within the community, whether it be through free virtual classes, books, or even apps and social media platforms like Instagram. This panel aims to discuss the multitude of options available to … Continue reading ʻŌlelo Kaiāulu: Pathways for Learning ʻŌlelo Hawaiʻi

August 17 – 19: WorldPride Human Rights Conference

Online

The WorldPride 2021 Human Rights Conference is open to human rights defenders and activists, elected officials, academics, NGOs, media, Pride organizers and sports leaders in the field of LGBTI+ rights, and anybody else interested in the more in-depth LGBTI+ cause. The organizers' goal is to include all representations under the LGBTI+-acronym in the program and … Continue reading August 17 – 19: WorldPride Human Rights Conference

2021 CHANGE Event Series: Government & Civics

Online

CHANGE is our shared kuleana throughout all of Hawai‘i. Hawaii Business Magazine's CHANGE Event Series is intended to drive progress on important issues facing Hawaii, featuring change makers from across the Islands. In the upcoming discussion the Mayors of Kaua'i, Honolulu, Mau'i and Hawai'i Counties, will talk about the big issues impacting their jurisdictions: How … Continue reading 2021 CHANGE Event Series: Government & Civics

NGLCC Live: Sip & Pitch Fridays

Online

Pour a drink; pitch a business; make an invaluable connection. The National LGBT Chamber of Commerce (NGLCC) invites you to take advantage of what they do best: bring business leaders together and create new relationships. Even in this time of social distancing, virtual meetings allow us to be closer than ever. THIS EVENT IS OPEN … Continue reading NGLCC Live: Sip & Pitch Fridays