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Wed. 3/8: International Women’s Day

Wednesday, March 8, 2017 4:30p – 6:30p 4:30p – Meet at Magic Island 5:00p – Begin march to Trump Hotel Waikiki 5:45p – Rally & Program at Trump Hotel Waikiki (223 Saratoga Rd, Honolulu, HI 96815) Organized by the AiKea Movement, UNITE HERE Local 5, Women’s March Hawai’i, and the Hawaii State Teachers Association (HSTA). […]

Stand with our houseless communities

QUICK CALL FOR ACTION: AiKea has been fighting for affordable housing, and we stand in solidarity with our houseless communities who are directly impacted by the lack of affordable housing. Please call Sen. Josh Green, Chair of the Senate Committee for Human Services, and ask him to schedule hearings for SB 1 and SB 11. […]

More testimony needed for vacation rental bills

Thanks to everyone who sent testimony last week on 3 bills dealing with illegal vacation rentals in Hawai’i. Because of you, the two Senate Committees deferred action on the bills. Before their next hearing this Friday, they will be working on one bill that will combine pieces of the 3 bills. We believe that there […]

Submit Testimony to protect affordable housing

Two Senate Committees will be hearing 3 bills dealing with illegal vacation rentals in Hawai’i. The hearing is on Friday, February 3 at 1:25p at the State Capitol, Conference Room 414. Did you know there are an estimated 33,000 homes being used as vacation rentals in the state? And that in 2 years, that number […]

Sat. 1/21: Women’s March on Washington (Hawaii)

Saturday, January 21, 2017 Multiple locations and times Information here is for all advocates and allies who are interested in participating in a local march in Hawaii or traveling from Hawaii to the march in Washington D.C. Marches are being planned for: Honolulu, Hilo, and Kauai. If your island is not listed, please consider volunteering […]

Fri. 1/20: A Day of Resistance

Friday, January 20, 2017 10:00a – 7:00p Multiple locations in Honolulu Friday January, 20th – Inaguration Day – will be A Day of Resistance. We invite you to join us in inaugurating resistance on inauguration day. It is time to defend ourselves, our loved ones, and the world that sustains us. Our lives + futures […]

Wed. 1/18: Opening Day of the Legislature

Wednesday, January 18, 2017 Time TBD Hawaii State Capitol (415 S Beretania St, Honolulu, HI 96813) Email [email protected] if you are interested in visiting legislators with us on Opening Day.

Mon. 1/16: Martin Luther King Jr. Day Parade

Monday, January 16, 2017 Meet at 8:30a Starts at Magic Island, ends at Kapiolani Park Join the AiKea Movement at the annual Martin Luther King Jr. Day Parade! If you’re interested in marching with us, email [email protected]

Wed. 1/11: AiKea Meeting and Training

Wednesday, January 11, 2017 5:00p – 6:30p UNITE HERE Local 5 (1516 S King St. Honolulu, HI 96826) New year, new opportunities to organize and build power! Looking at all of the actions coming up this month, it’s clear that people are ready to resist Trump, the establishment, and their attacks on our jobs, our […]

Testimony needed: Oppose Manaolana Place luxury condo-hotel

This Wednesday, October 5 at 10:00a at Kapolei Hale, Honolulu City Council will be holding its final hearing of Resolution 16-172, to approve the Manaolana Place luxury condo-hotel across from the Convention Center near the proposed Ala Moana Rail station). City Council is still not holding developers accountable. After an outcry from affordable housing advocates and […]