Welcome to the AAUW Honolulu (HI) Branch

Tech Savvy Registration is Open!

Tech Savvy, AAUW Honolulu’s day-long STEM and college conference is now taking registrations! Girls in the sixth- to ninth-grade are exposed to STEM careers through a variety of hands-on exercises, learn critical thinking skills and meet with college representatives.

WHEN: April 21, 2018, 8 am to 3:15 pm
WHERE: Hawaii Pacific University’s Windward Campus.

Click here for more information!

Now Taking NCCWSL Scholarship Applications!

NCCWSL helps female undergraduate and graduate students develop and strengthen a voice, skill set, and mind-set for leadership and they learn how, why, and when to take action and be an agent for change. They gain a better understanding of local, national, and global issues and policies affecting women and own their own identities. They also gain a greater understanding of their role in supporting diverse voices and supporting them. It prepares them by helping students build a professional tool kit for postgraduate life.

Deadline for applications extended to March 12!


  • You must be a female graduate or undergraduate student (full- or part-time) enrolled in an accredited degree program at a college or university in Hawaii at the time of the conference.
  • Demonstrate an interest in leadership.

For more information, click here!

Talk Story Tuesdays

Give yourself a treat! Meet, mingle and enjoy complimentary pupus and beverages at happy hour prices. Talk Story Tuesdays is the intersection of casual conversation and a great AAUW program.

On tap for February’s Talk Story Tuesday is intersectionalism — how class, race, sexual orientation and gender affects the human condition. Khara Jabola of Affi3rm and Ilima Long from the UH Manoa Native Hawaiian Student Services will join us!


April 9, 2018 ~ 5:30-7:30pm

WHERE: Ferguson’s Pub in the Dillingham Transportation Building, 729 Bishop St., Honolulu, HI, 96813

Parking: Free parking located in the Pacific Guardian Center off of Alakea Street. The elevator from the parking structure to the ‘lobby’ lands directly in Ferguson’s Pub’s back courtyard.

Hawaii Representatives Tulsi Gabbard and Colleen Hanabusa, as well as Senator Mazie Hirono sent these messages to the attendees of our Deeper in Debt panel. If you missed the event, watch them below!

The Simple Truth about the Gender Pay Gap (Fall 2016)

Why are men paid more than women for the same job role?

To find out, read The Simple Truth about the Gender Pay Gap Fall 2016 edition. This addresses the gender pay gap issues in the United States for all ages, races, and education levels and also proposes solutions on what you can do to close it.

Read More: https://www.aauw.org/research/the-simple-truth-about-the-gender-pay-gap/

Related: AAUW Analysis of Census Data Shows it will take more than a century, until 2152, for the pay gap to close.


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.

Implicit Association Test

Are you biased against women leaders? Knowing about the unconscious associations and connections we hold is the first step toward correcting our biases. That’s why AAUW is conducting our own original research on people’s associations between gender and leadership, and you can contribute by participating online!

Click here for the research