Upcoming cultural, social and advocacy projects and events for Hawaii's LGBT people, their families and allies. Provided as an informational service by Equality Hawaii.
To have your event listed, email firstname.lastname@example.org. Equality Hawaii encourages the community to research voting records and/or position statements for events produced by candidates. Listing on this calendar does not imply endorsement of the event, sponsoring organization or candidate.
"SCOTUS & MARRIAGE EQUALITY: WHAT THE DECISION SAYS & MEANS "
The LGBT Center in Waikiki (Honolulu). A panel discussion about the U.S. Supreme Court's June 2015 decision on marriage equality, followed by a celebration of marriage equality in Hawaii and the passage of HB631, the Transgender Birth Certificate Bill. With Justice Steven H. Levinson (ret.), Former Governor Neil Abercrombie, Dr. David McEwan, Clyde J. Wadsworth, Esq. and Deirdre Marie-Iha, Esq. Heavy pupus and drinks provided. FMI: click here.
"OUR TOMORROW: SHARE YOUR VOICE. SHAPE OUR FUTURE."
A social media campaign supported by more then 100 LGBTQ organizations and foundations working to engage our community in a conversation about how to shape the future of a bigger, bolder movement that leaves no one behind. FMI: Our Tomorrow
SATURDAY, JULY 4 / 10:00am
"KAILUA 4TH OF JULY PARADE"
Kainalu Drive (Kailua). Thanks to the SCOTUS decision extending marriage equality across the nation, it's feeling great to be an American just now.Show your rainbow colors at the annual Kailua 4th of July Parade! March with one of your favorite organizations, or just cheer on the other marchers from the sidelines. But be sure to share some LGBTQ aloha with our community! FMI: click here.
SUNDAY, JULY 5 / 6:00pm
"2015 HAWAII BOA ARTS BALL PAGEANT"
Manoa Grand Ballroom (Honolulu). With a legacy going back to the 1968 "Queen of the Queens' pageant held at the historic Glade Show Lounge, this year's Boa Arts Ball is being presented by Monica Monet Productions and @Shton Productions. FMI:click here.
Ala Wai Golf Course Clubhouse Ballroom (Honolulu). Kick up your heels with food, fun and hours of hot country western dancing celebrating Blazing Saddles 25th Anniversary. Beginners welcome! FMI: email BlazingSaddlesHI@yahoo.com or click here.
SUNDAY, JULY 12 / 6:30pm - 8:30pm
"WHY UNIONS STILL MATTER"
Blaisdell-Pikake Room (Honolulu). "What role do unions have in building America's future...at a time of disappearing pensions, increased hours and declining wages?" An informative and enlightening presentation from IATSE Local 665 in conjunction with the University of Arkansas Labor Education Program. FMI: (808) 596-0227 or click here.