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: email@example.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 here. Mahalo.
Registration open: LGTBQIA+ Rights Reel Camp for Girls
Hawaii Women in Filmmaking is offering an LGTBQIA+ Rights Reel Camp for Girls during Honolulu Pride Month in October. This program is for all cis, trans girls, gender-expansive, and non-binary people who are comfortable in a space that centers the experiences of girls/women. Ages 12-19. This FREE program is offered online, Monday to Friday, October … Continue reading Registration open: LGTBQIA+ Rights Reel Camp for Girls
Hunger Action Month
September is Hunger Action Month, and for hundreds of thousands of people in Hawaii, a daily meal isn’t a choice between different dishes. It’s a choice between food and other crucial needs — like medicine, electricity or childcare. Food shouldn’t be an impossible choice. After a tumultuous year, Hawai‘i’s hunger crisis is far from over. … Continue reading Hunger Action Month
Throughout September: Hawaiian History Month with Hawaiʻi Ponoʻī Coalition
Hawaiʻi Ponoʻī Coalition, in partnership with ʻŌlelo Community Media, is proud to present the second Hawaiian History Month in 2021. In celebration of Queen Liliʻuokalani's 183rd birthday, Hawaiʻi Ponoʻī Coalition is holding five weeks of virtual events throughout the month of September. Kicking off the month is Queen Liliʻuokalani's Birthday program on Thursday, September 2, … Continue reading Throughout September: Hawaiian History Month with Hawaiʻi Ponoʻī Coalition
Through October 31: Faces of Pride
Faces Of Pride is a new Instagram project for 2021 Honolulu Pride curated by designer, photographer and creative Joshua Kamei. It explores the awesome diversity within Hawaii's LGBTQI+ community, sharing individual's past journeys, current passions, and hopes for the future. Joshua recently moved back to Hawaii after living and working in New York, where he … Continue reading Through October 31: Faces of Pride
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.
Artists of Hawai‘i Now
HoMA's major fall exhibition Artists of Hawai‘i Now, featuring 13 new works by 18 contemporary Hawai‘i artists, opens to the public September 16. Through a mix of technology, new media, performance, site-specific works, and traditional art practices, the dynamic, thought-provoking works in Artists of Hawai‘i Now examines some of today's most crucial and timely themes. Explore … Continue reading Artists of Hawai‘i Now
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.
Hawaiʻi’s growing transgender community is thriving, but continues to struggle with bias, discrimination and a lack of acceptance. Advocates say the best way to understand what being transgender is like is to talk with people in that community and to listen to their stories. Join the conversation. You can phone in a question during the … Continue reading Insights on PBS Hawaii: Hawaiʻi’s Transgender Community
What does it mean for someone to be both queer and Indigenous, and how do these and other identities intersect? In this Rainbow Town Hall, panelists Sha Merirel Ongelungel, Kumu Hina, Kamakakehau Fernandez and Phylesha Brown-Acton will explore the role of history, colonization, culture and how it has informed their sexual orientation and/or gender identity. … Continue reading Rainbow Town Hall: Queer Indigeneity