New Board Officers for the AAUW Hawaii Chapter in 2021
Joanna Amberger, Board President Caroline Kunitake, Board Secretary
Hope Bennett, Honolulu Branch President Pat Gotschalk, Maui Branch President
Social Change Ambassadors
Congratulations to the following twelve changemakers from Hawaii! They were awarded by AAUW of Hawaii and AAUW Honolulu to get certified as a Social Change Ambassador and be the change they want to see in the workplace.
JesusaJesica Leano Au
Autumn Raine Hesia
Susannah Lee Kandikatti
Trisha Kehaulani Watson
Learn more about the Social Change Ambassador Certification program.
Op-Eds from AAUW Members
Steinbach, Ronja. “Improve campus sex-assault policies.” Honolulu Star Advertiser, 06 June 2021, p. E03. Click link to download article HonoluluStarAdvertiser_20210606_E03_0 (1).
Ma, Sandy and Younghee Overly. “Remote Testimony Worked Well This Session. Now Let’s Make It Even Better.” Honolulu Civil Beat, 17 May 2021, https://www.civilbeat.org/2021/05/remote-testimony-worked-well-this-session-now-lets-make-it-even-better/.
Kunitake, Caroline. “Get Involved With A Public Board Or Commission. They Need You.” Honolulu Civil Beat, 04 April 2021, https://www.civilbeat.org/2021/04/get-involved-with-a-public-board-or-commission-they-need-you/.
Buckovetz, Katherine. “Column: The Paycheck Fairness Act must be passed.” Honolulu Star Advertiser, 21 March 2021, p. 0. Click link to download article PFA Op-Ed Kathy Buckovertz 3.21.21.
Muller, Rosemarie. “Hawaii Still Has Progress To Make In Electing Women Leaders.” Honolulu Civil Beat, 20 January 2021, https://www.civilbeat.org/2021/01/hawaii-still-has-progress-to-make-in-electing-women-leaders/.
Muller, Rosemarie and Joanna Amberger. “Celebrate Women Gaining The Right To Vote.” Honolulu Civil Beat, 28 August 2020, https://www.civilbeat.org/2020/08/celebrate-women-gaining-the-right-to-vote/.
2021 Legislative Session Highlights
The 2021 legislative session closed with Hawaii Women’s Coalition bills becoming law. Not all of the bills are listed below. Here are the three bills in which Hawaii leads the nation.