Programs and events that educate and empower the LGBTQIA+ community. Please contact event organizers for the latest details.

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March 6 – April 4: Queerphoria


Queerphoria is a short series (including Zoom sessions) about queer identity and experience hosted by a group of University of Hawaiʻi students, faculty, and staff throughout March and into the first week of April. Sessions are open to the public and will cover topics including "Hoʻomāhū: Rethinking Gender in Māhū", "Ace, Grace Indigeneous Space: Asexuality … Continue reading March 6 – April 4: Queerphoria

Fighting Back Against Anti-Trans Hate Across the Country


There is no denying this is a difficult moment in our history. But together, we will stand up to the anti-trans and anti-LGBTQ+ bullies who peddle fear and intimidation to advance their hateful agenda. Join Lambda Legal for a special live virtual event, National Call: Fighting Back Against Anti-Trans Hate Across the Country on Thursday, March 30th from 2:30 … Continue reading Fighting Back Against Anti-Trans Hate Across the Country

Womenʻs Herstory Month Film Series

Doris Duke Theatre 900 S Beretania St, Honolulu, HI

Join Hawaiʻi Women in Filmmaking at the HoMA Doris Duke Theatre for a film series that celebrates Women's Herstory Month! Screenings are scheduled through April 2 and include Agnès Vardaʻs Cléo from 5-7, Chantal Akermanʻs Jeanne Dielman, 23, quai du Commerce 1080 Bruxelles, Daughters of the Dust directed by Julie Dash, and other groundbreaking films … Continue reading Womenʻs Herstory Month Film Series

Application deadline: March 31 | Kuleana Academy


Hawai‘i Alliance for Progressive Action (HAPA) is now accepting applications for the 7th Kuleana Academy cohort, a three month political leadership development and non-partisan candidate training program for emerging leaders in Hawai‘i. The program is geared towards individuals from across Hawaiʻi with a track record of community service and engagement who are seeking to grow … Continue reading Application deadline: March 31 | Kuleana Academy

Transgender Day of Visibility

On March 31st, HHHRC’s Transgender Services Program, The Kuaʻana Project, will host a sign-waving event on the Beretania side of the capitol from 3:00 - 4:15 PM, followed by a rally in the rotunda to mark International Transgender Day of Visibility (TDOV). Transgender people have been under attack in Republican-controlled legislatures on the continent, including … Continue reading Transgender Day of Visibility

March 31 – April 6: HIFF 2023 Spring Showcase

Consolidated Theatres Kahala 4211 Waialae Ave, Honolulu

The 2023 Hawaiʻi International Film Festival (HIFF) Spring Showcase is chock-full of remarkable films, including two highly anticipated LGBTQIA+ themed films. LITTLE RICHARD: I AM EVERYTHING "shines a clarifying light on the Black, queer origins of rock ’n’ roll" and the ground breaking film from Pakistan JOYLAND follows Haider as he takes a job as a … Continue reading March 31 – April 6: HIFF 2023 Spring Showcase

Your Mental Health Is No Joke

Dave & Busters 1030 Auahi St, Honolulu

Join the Hawaii Rainbow Chamber of Commerce for their first event of 2023. Get together for a breakfast and panel discussion on mental health and the impact on the LGBTQ+ community, and learn what tools and resources are available to you when you need it. With Kevin Moran (SafeHaus Conseling & Coaching), Amanda Martinez, MPH … Continue reading Your Mental Health Is No Joke

Hanohano Kūhiō

Ka Waiwai ma Mō'ili'ili 1110 University Avenue, Honolulu, HI

He Fenua International in collaboration with Waiwai Collective presents Hanohano Kūhiō 2023, a celebration of Ke Aliʻi Makaʻāinana and Native Hawaiian Excellence. This an all ages event for the whole family to enjoy, featuring live music by some of Hawaiʻis most beloved Hawaiian music, singers, local retail & food vendors. Performances by Uheuhene - Led Kaapana … Continue reading Hanohano Kūhiō

Hula’s Catamaran Saturdays

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

Get together with friends old and new for a fun boat ride with Hulaʻs Catamaran Saturdays. 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 … Continue reading Hula’s Catamaran Saturdays