Welcome to the AAUW Honolulu (HI) Branch

AAUW Honolulu 2020 Graduate Student Academic Scholarship applications are now being accepted — for more information click here.

Undergraduate applications will be accepted in January 2020. Please check back then.

Save the Date — Our Next Talk Story Tuesday is on Jan. 14, 2020!

Talk Story Tuesday returns on Jan. 14, 2020 at the Plaza Club!

We will discuss:

  • Women and political leadership
  • What’s in Women’s Legislative Caucus package to kickoff the 2020 legislative session
  • Hawaii’s Title IX bill, the first state law to include protection of LGBTQ+ students, which becomes law on Jan. 1, 2020

State Senators Rosalyn Baker, Michelle Kidani, Laura Thielen and former state Senator Jill Tokuda will be our guests at this event.

We’ll also continue our menstrual product drive — we are working with Partners in Care to collect tampons and pads for the 2020 Point in Time Count. A representative from Partners in Care will be on hand to collect the donations and briefly explain the Point in Time Count at the event.

WHEN: Jan. 14, 2020 ~ 5:30-7:30pm
WHERE: The Plaza Club, Pioneer Plaza, 900 Fort St Mall, 20th Floor, Honolulu, HI 96813 — in The Board Room

Parking for Plaza Club $3.75 in Pioneer Plaza after 5PM; entrance for parking at Pioneer Plaza is on Merchant Street. Nearby municipal lots, $3. Street parking may be available.

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Our Book Discussion Group Meets in January for the bestseller A Woman of No Importance

Enjoy pupus by the water and engage in dynamic conversation about New York Times bestseller A Woman of No Importance: The Untold Story of the American Spy Who Helped Win World War II by Sonia Purnell! (Please note that the author will not be at the event.)

During World War II, the most wanted intelligence agent in Nazi-occupied Europe was socialite Virginia Hall. She worked for British intelligence and later the Office of Strategic Services, the forerunner of the CIA, organizing the French Resistance and gathering information about the Germans and passing it on to the Allies.

Join us on Jan. 15 as we discuss this remarkable woman.

WHEN: Wednesday, Jan. 15, 2019, 5:30 pm to 7:30 pm

WHERE: Waikiki Yacht Club (1599 Ala Moana Blvd, Honolulu, HI 96814), ask for Mary Ann Eichorn when checking in

Pupus hosted by AAUW Honolulu
No host cocktails (bring cash for drink purchases)

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AAUW’s Start Smart and Work Smart programs are designed to empower women with the skills and confidence to successfully negotiate their salary and benefits packages. By learning strategies and practicing effective language, participants gain valuable skills they can use throughout their lives — well beyond their next negotiation.

Click here to contact the AAUW Honolulu Start Smart coordinator for more information about how you can participate in the program locally!

Click here to learn more about the Start Smart program and how to participate as a facilitator, ambassador, campus or participant.