The evening's highlight promises to be presentation of the Justice Steven H. Levinson Trailblazer Award to Gov. Neil Abercrombie, for his contributions to LGBT equality.
Guests will also enjoy pupus and cocktails while DJ Javi and DJ Kaipo keep everyone dancing. And don't forget special musical performances by Amber Ricci and a silent auction featuring airline tickets, stays on Maui, Hawai'i Island and O'ahu and more!
Preventing bullying in Hawaii schools and working toward passage of key federal civil rights legislation are top priorities of Hawaii's LGBTQA community, according to survey results released by Equality Hawaii.
Fielded June 6-13, the 2014 Equality Hawaii Community Survey drew 329 responses, both from online participants and Pride attendees. The survey marked the first time that
Hawaii's LGBTQA community has been queried about issue priorities since the enactment of the state's marriage equality law went into effect last December.
Survey participants identified three priorities from a list of 15 issues now that marriage equality was law. Bullying prevention was listed by 55 percent of the respondents while the passage of federal legislation such as the Employment Nondiscrimination Act (ENDA) was selected by 39 perecent.