There’s a Maui Fair Housing Training at UHMC on Friday, April 12th. The event is intended for landlords, renters, real estate agents, property managers, and condo owners. They’ll discuss fair housing laws and procedures. It’s presented by the County of Maui, Department of Housing and Urban Development, Hawaii Civil Rights Commission, and Legal Aid Society of Hawai‘i. Register … [Read more...] about Maui Fair Housing Training at UHMC
Hawaii Civil Rights Commission
It’s amazing, I know, but there’s actually been some good news to come out of the state Legislature regarding sexual harassment. The Speaker Emeritus Joe Souki investigation, and his subsequent resignation, has somehow prompted the state House of Representatives to make a concrete change in how they handle sexual harassment complaints in the future. “House Speaker Scott K. … [Read more...] about Hawai`i House of Representatives forms Working Group on Harassment
The #MeToo movement has now officially reached Hawaiʻi. For the first time in millennial women’s memory, we have a high profile sexual harassment case against a sitting legislator. The president of the largest hotel workers’ union, inspired by #MeToo, is demanding panic buttons to protect women housekeeping staff against abusive hotel guests. Activists are criticizing the state … [Read more...] about The #MeToo movement has officially reached Hawai`i. Now what?