VOTEHawaii’s General Election is Tuesday, November 8, 2016. Early Walk-In Voting: October 25-November 5, 2016  

Please VOTE! 

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Your questions, comments and concerns are always welcome at Equality Hawaii. To ensure the fastest possible response, please remember to include your e-mail and/or telephone number in the body of the e-mail.

General Inquiries: info@equalityhawaii.org 

Equality Hawaii, Post Office Box 25384, Honolulu, HI 96825

Legislative: Rebecca Copeland: rebecca@equalityhawaii.org




In collaboration with transgender community leaders, educators and social service agencies EQUALITY HAWAII works to secure full economic, political and cultural equality for Hawaii’s transgender people. In the most recent legislative session we worked to successfully pass a bill — signed into law as Act 135–ensuring transgender people in Hawaii have equal access to health services. To learn more contact Rebecca Copeland.

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EQUALITY HAWAII supports legislative efforts to prevent bullying and to create safe-schools laws in Hawaii. To learn more about how you can help, read this Civil Beat article about Hawaii’s Keiki Caucus, and contact Sen. Suzanne Chun Oakland.


Hawaii’s Sen. Brian Schatz is a champion of the “Restore Honor To Service Members Act.” EQUALITY HAWAII supports Sen. Schatz’s efforts through education and outreach to our members. To learn more about the bill, and to thank Sen. Schatz for his leadership, click here.


The Equality Act (#equalityforward) would amend the landmark Civil Rights Act of 1964 to prohibit discrimination based on sexual orientation and gender identity across the U.S. To learn more about the Equality Act, visit the Human Rights Campaign’s website.

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Hawaii’s CARE Act: helping family caregivers who care for a loved one so they can live independently in their own home. LGBT elders are particularly vulnerable and the CARE Act would help recognize and support their chosen families and the love and care they provide. To learn more, visit AARP Hawaii’s website.