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. 


LGBTQ+ In The Workforce

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In this panel discussion presented by the UHM LGBTQ+ Center, LGBTQ+ professionals will share their stories about how they arrived at their current careers in Hawaii. With Anthony Bagnoli (HiClimb and Hawaii Business Magazine), Bryan Kapeckas (Hawaiian Airlines), Ian Tapu (Hawaii State Judiciary) and Gail M. Abrena Agas (Alexander & Baldwin). Registration is required: click … Continue reading LGBTQ+ In The Workforce

Try Think: About Gender – Transition to Self

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The Try Think Community Discussions are moderated by staff of the Hawaii Council for the Humanities, and the stimulus for this conversation is the short documentary, The Rogers of Samoa, produced and directed by Dean Hammer and Joe Wilson. Following the 16-minute film screening, attendees will connect with each other in community conversation; to share ideas, questions, … Continue reading Try Think: About Gender – Transition to Self

Through April 28: She Speaks Community Conversations

Arts & Letters Nuʻuanu 1164 Nuuanu Avenue, Honolulu

A four week program that focuses on female voices in our community. She Speaks Honolulu strives to cultivate a safe space that empowers women to share their stories, speak their truths, and draft a narrative that accurately portrays the world we live in. Each month wāhine will gather and talk story around a particular topic … Continue reading Through April 28: She Speaks Community Conversations

Mai hoʻohuli i ka lima i ka luna

Hawaii State Art Museum 250 South Hotel St, Honolulu

Mai hoʻohuli i ka lima i ka luna features Hawaiian art from the Art in Public Places Collection of the State Foundation on Culture and the Arts, and is guest curated by Drew Broderick, Kaʻili Chun, and Kapulani Landgraf. By kānaka artists for kānaka artists, this exhibition displays a scope of contemporary Hawaiian art rarely seen … Continue reading Mai hoʻohuli i ka lima i ka luna

April 29 – 30: Power In Prevention Conference

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The Los Angeles LGBT Center will host its inaugural Power in Prevention Conference virtually on April 29th and April 30th. This conference will bring prevention workers and educators from across the nation to participate in workshops focused on the intersections of LGBTQ youth and prevention work. The conference will provide adult attendees with: A plenary speaker … Continue reading April 29 – 30: Power In Prevention Conference

Application deadline: April 30 | 2021 MMAA Military Spouse Donna Johnson Memorial Scholarship

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The Modern Military Association of America is committed to education, advocacy, and support for military spouses and their families. The MMAA Military Spouse Scholarship is a key tool in its mission to support those who are often overlooked and under appreciated. The 2021 MMAA Military Spouse Donna Johnson Memorial Scholarship proudly funded by Parsons, honors the life … Continue reading Application deadline: April 30 | 2021 MMAA Military Spouse Donna Johnson Memorial Scholarship

LGBTQ Youth + The New White House

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As we continue navigating 2021 and our changing world, join The Trevor Project for an interactive conversation on a moment of change: the first 100 days of the new administration. This discussion will focus on the various ways this White House administration can impact LGBTQ youth mental health, and how we all can urge the … Continue reading LGBTQ Youth + The New White House

The First 100 Days: LGBT Rights, Racial Equity, and Reproductive Justice

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In this UCLA School of Law / Williams Institute webinar, national leaders in LGBTQ rights, racial equity, and reproductive justice will discuss what the Biden administration has accomplished in his first 100 days and what is still left to be done. The Williams Institute is the leading research center on sexual orientation and gender identity … Continue reading The First 100 Days: LGBT Rights, Racial Equity, and Reproductive Justice

Civil Beat Conversation and Coffee

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Join Civil Beat editors, reporters and staff for a virtual conversation about news and journalism in Hawaii. This will be a casual discussion where readers can join with their zoom cameras on or join by phone. Register here. Civil Beat's focus is on investigative journalism, in-depth enterprise reporting, analysis and commentary that gives readers a … Continue reading Civil Beat Conversation and Coffee

Ka Pō Leʻa o Halāliʻi

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Ka Pō Leʻa o Halāliʻi is a new series from the Hawaiian Theatre Program debuting this semester showcasing new works by Kānaka Maoli Theatre artists in honor of Halāliʻi, an aliʻi of Niʻihau and Kauaʻi who was a celebrated patron of the arts. Ka Pō Leʻa o Halāliʻi is an extension of their previous guest … Continue reading Ka Pō Leʻa o Halāliʻi

April 30: registration begins | SBA Restaurant Revitalization Fund

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The Restaurant Revitalization Program is a National program run by the Small Business Administration for a wide range of businesses impacted by the pandemic (bars, restaurants, caterers, food trucks, etc). It will launch on Monday May 3rd. If a business is 51% owned by certain historically disadvantaged group members (women, veterans, LGBTQ, etc) you may … Continue reading April 30: registration begins | SBA Restaurant Revitalization Fund

Kalani Pe’a: May Day Is Lei Day

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Two-time Grammy Award winner Kalani Pe’a will headline Hawaii Theatre’s May Day Is Lei Day concert. Pe‘a made history early in 2017 when he became the first Hawaii-resident recording artist to win a Grammy Award since Hawaiian music was absorbed by the catch-all Regional Roots Music category. Several months later he became the first Hawaii-resident … Continue reading Kalani Pe’a: May Day Is Lei Day

Hawaiian Airlines May Day 2021: Mākaʻikaʻi

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Inspired by the Aina Aloha Economic Futures declaration and Huliau Statement, Hawaiian Airlines May Day 2021: Mākaʻikaʻi will take viewers beyond the aesthetic pleasures of song, dance and storytelling. The program supports an ʻĀina Aloha Economic Future by having viewers experience "mākaʻikaʻi", visits to endeared places, shared by "kamaʻāina", those who are deeply rooted in … Continue reading Hawaiian Airlines May Day 2021: Mākaʻikaʻi

LUNAFEST®

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Hawaii Women In Filmmaking is collaborating with the Zonta Club of Leilehua to host the virtual LUNAFEST® on May 2, at 1:00 pm- the very first traveling film festival featuring films by women, about women. Buy tickets here. Films to be screened are: Overexposed | Filmmaker: Holly Morris Coproduced by LUNA® and Chicken & Egg … Continue reading LUNAFEST®

LGBTQ Family Beach Hang-out

Kailua Beach Park 526 Kawailoa Rd, Kailua

A new informal group of LGBTQ families is seeking to meet fellow LGBTQ families on Oahu and has organized this Beach Hang-out at Kailua Beach Park on Sunday, May 2nd from 9am-12pm. Meet at Kailua Beach Park by the first parking area near the restrooms. The group will main physical distancing and adhere to the … Continue reading LGBTQ Family Beach Hang-out

May 4 & 5: HTA Destination Management Action Plan | Virtual Community Presentations

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Hawaiʻi Tourism Authority and the Oahu Visitors Bureau invite you to Destination Management Action Plan Virtual Community Presentations. Join the effort and provide your feedback. Offer your input to help reset, rebuild and redefine tourism on Oahu. Learn about the plan development process. Hear the proposed action ideas currently in development. Be a part of … Continue reading May 4 & 5: HTA Destination Management Action Plan | Virtual Community Presentations

Mink Wahine Leadership Series: Diversity. Equity. Inclusion.

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Join this online conversation on May 6, part of the Mink Wahine Leadership Series focusing on various issues and topics that are relevant to professional women in Hawaii. Hear how Hawaii leaders are working to build stronger organizations and communities that encourage diversity, equity, and inclusion. As a Special Non-Profit Partner for Hawaii Business Magazine’s … Continue reading Mink Wahine Leadership Series: Diversity. Equity. Inclusion.

Call Me Mother: A Mother’s Day Weekend Drag Spectacular

Arts At Marks Garage 1159 Nuuanu Ave, Honolulu

Hosted by: Lilith Satana with Kalista Fox • Gianna Fox • Mallie Buu • Candi Shell • Anna Mei • Angel DeVid. Dark Mirror Entertainment and Gay Island Guide Presents “Call Me Mother” a Mother’s Day Weekend Drag Spectacular featuring dome of Hawaii’s top local Drag Queens! Age: 18+

Through May 9: Alika in Wonderland + the underneath

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Windward Community College presents a double bill of LBGTQ+-themed Alika in Wonderland and the underneath April 30 through May 9, 2021, both directed by Taurie Kinoshita. Alika in Wonderland is adapted from Lewis Carroll’s Alice in Wonderland and follows a young gay man suddenly transported into a land of wonder and freedom. the underneath takes the audience on an expressionistic dream journey, following one … Continue reading Through May 9: Alika in Wonderland + the underneath

Application deadline: July 12 | Fall 2021 Victory Congressional Internship Application

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The LGBTQ Victory Institute’s Victory Congressional Internship is developing the next generation of out public leaders. Each semester, the Victory Congressional Internship brings outstanding LGBTQ college students to Washington, D.C., for an intensive leadership program and an internship with an LGBTQ-friendly member of Congress. Learn about careers in policy-making and engage with subject-matter experts in … Continue reading Application deadline: July 12 | Fall 2021 Victory Congressional Internship Application

Anthony Patrick Manieri: Arrested Movement | online exhibition

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The Los Angeles LGBT Center’s Advocate & Gochis Galleries are excited to announce a new online exhibition, Arrested Movement, featuring the photography of Anthony Patrick Manieri.  Arrested Movement is an inclusive portrait series and awareness initiative celebrating and promoting positive body image for men. What started out for professional photographer Manieri as a single photo … Continue reading Anthony Patrick Manieri: Arrested Movement | online exhibition

New report: COVID-19 and Students in Higher Education

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A new study from the Williams Institute at UCLA School of Law conducted in collaboration with the Point Foundation, the nation’s largest LGBTQ scholarship fund, finds that the COVID-19 pandemic has impacted the educational opportunities, financial security, and housing stability of many college students in the U.S., including an estimated 3.4 million LGBTQ students ages … Continue reading New report: COVID-19 and Students in Higher Education

Lei: Aloha, With Pride

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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

Applications open May 12: Emergency Broadband Benefit Program

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Under a new federal program, low-income households could receive monthly funding to pay for broadband service. Gov. David Ige announced the Emergency Broadband Benefit Program, which was created to help households across the state pay for internet service and devices. Eligible households can receive up to $50 a month to pay for broadband service. Those … Continue reading Applications open May 12: Emergency Broadband Benefit Program

Launching May 11: Sundance 2021 Indigenous Short Film Tour

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The 2021 Sundance Institute Indigenous Short Film Tour is a free 85-minute virtual program of seven short films directed by Indigenous filmmakers selected from recent editions of the Sundance Film Festival. The program includes This is the Way We Rise, an exploration into the creative process, following native Hawaiian slam poet Jamaica Heolimeleikalani Osorio as … Continue reading Launching May 11: Sundance 2021 Indigenous Short Film Tour

Application deadline: May 14 | Oahu Teen Council

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Teen Council is Planned Parenthood’s youth leadership peer education program. During Teen Council, youth learn effective education skills and gain knowledge about healthy sexuality and relationships, then apply these skills as peer educators in our local schools.  By practicing facilitation, public speaking, and participating in political advocacy, TC teens emerge as self-advocates and allies for … Continue reading Application deadline: May 14 | Oahu Teen Council

NGLCC Live: Sip & Pitch Fridays

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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

Civil Cafe Legislative Wrap-Up

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Join Honolulu Civil Beat for a Civil Cafe discussion wrapping-up the 2021 Hawaii Legislature. Panelists include: Chad Blair, Civil Beat Politics and Opinion Editor Kevin Dayton, Civil Beat Reporter Blaze Lovell, Civil Beat Reporter Rep. Della Au Belatti, House District 24 Sen. Jarrett Keohokalole, Senate District 24 Register here. Have Questions? Submit questions for the panelists through this form. If you're unable … Continue reading Civil Cafe Legislative Wrap-Up