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Women's History Month, March 2014
Celebrating Women of Character, Courage, and Commitment

 

GabbardCongresswoman Tulsi Gabbard
Monday March 17 from 3:00-4:00pm
Hale Akoakoa 105

Representing Hawaii's 2nd Congressional District, Tulsi is one of the first two female combat veterans, first Hindu and first female of Samoan ancestry to ever serve as a member of the U.S. Congress.


Voices from the Inside
Tuesday March 18 from 10:00-11:00am
Hale Akoakoa 105

Inmates at the Women's Community Correctional Center find forgiveness and healing through creative programs such as the Voices from the Inside. View video.


Glades ProjectFilmmaker Connie M. Florez talks about her film, The Glades Project
Thursday March 20 from 11:30-12:30pm
Hale Akoakoa 105

The Glade's Project reveals an integral part of Hawaii's culture and history that has been kept in the dark until now. Revealing contemporary cultural challenges after statehood that was endured by a marginalized minority of Pacific Islanders known as Mahu. We begin with the Glade Show Lounge, located in the heart of Honolulu's Old Chinatown at 152 N. Hotel St. which at the time was the red light district. This is a celebrated group of local Mahu (transgender), where genders were blurred and ordinary boys became beautiful girls. The billboard moniker read in brightly lit lights: Glade Show Lounge Where Boys Will Be Girls. The Glades Project reveals the stories that take viewers deep into the body and soul of the reality of life in Hawaii as never before seen.


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