Tag Archive | "domestic violence"

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‘Hawaii says no more’ to domestic violence

MEDIA RELEASE More than one dozen of Hawaii’s leading government and non-profit organizations announced a new statewide initiative, Hawaii Says NO MORE, a unprecedented effort to raise visibility, create awareness, encourage conversation and break the social stigma surrounding domestic violence and sexual assault. Child and Family Service Hawaii, the Department of the Attorney General, the […]

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Updates from Sen. Schatz (Jan. 29-Feb. 24)

MEDIA RELEASE U.S. Sen. Brian Schatz (D-Hawaii) will serve on five key Senate Appropriations Subcommittees: Defense; Military Construction and Veterans Affairs; Labor, Health and Human Services, and Education; Transportation, Housing and Urban Development; and Legislative Branch. “I am grateful to Chairman Cochran and Vice Chairwoman Mikulski for the opportunity to help shape the Department of […]

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Updates from Sen. Schatz (Dec. 3-15)

MEDIA RELEASE SCHATZ NAMED TO KEY POST ON SENATE APPROPRIATIONS COMMITTEE U.S. Senate Democratic leadership has announced the selection of U.S. Sen. Brian Schatz (D-Hawaii) to serve on the key Senate Committee on Appropriations. The appointment is an especially important one. Prescribed in the U.S. Constitution, the Committee writes the legislation that allocates funds to […]

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Walk A Mile in Her Shoes

Men to walk in high heels to raise awareness of sexual assault (Oct. 26)

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YWCA whY-Walk

YWCA whY-Walk

Hawaii 24/7 Staff Sen. Josh Green, Mayor Billy Kenoi, county deputy managing director Wally Lau and incoming County Council member Dru Kanuha were among the men who took part in the YWCA whY-Walk in Kona and Hilo on Saturday, Aug. 25 The annual men’s march to stop rape, sexual assault and family violence raises funds […]

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Coalition Against Domestic Violence receives certificate of recognition

Coalition Against Domestic Violence receives certificate of recognition

MEDIA RELEASE As October is being recognized as Domestic Violence Awareness Month across the United States, individuals gathered at the State Capitol Rotunda on Oct. 4, 2011 to recognize domestic violence awareness in Hawaii. Sen. Michelle Kidani (District 17) presented the Hawaii State Coalition Against Domestic Violence with a certificate of recognition from the State […]

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Akaka holds hearing on domestic violence, sex trafficking

Akaka holds hearing on domestic violence, sex trafficking

MEDIA RELEASE U.S. Sen. Daniel K. Akaka (D-Hawaii), Chairman of the Senate Committee on Indian Affairs, held a hearing Thursday examining impact of domestic violence, sexual assault, and sex trafficking issues on Native women and reviewing the effectiveness of current federal agency efforts to address the problem. “For Native peoples, women are sacred,” Akaka said. […]

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People lined the highway fronting Mooheau Park in Hilo Wednesday (June 9) to remember Catherine Dingle, pay tribute to her life, raise funds for her surviving children and protest domestic violence.

Remembering Catherine Dingle and the victims of domestic violence

People lined the highway fronting Mooheau Park in Hilo Wednesday (June 9) to remember Catherine Dingle, pay tribute to her life, raise funds for her surviving children and protest domestic violence.

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Fundraising event for surviving children of Catherine Dingle

Please join the Filipino Community in our efforts to “End Violence in our Community” (*a fundraising event to benefit the children of Catherine E. Dingle and Public Awareness to End ALL Violence) Catherine E. Dingle leaves behind four minor children ages 9, 11, 14 & 16. Monetary and/or Canned goods donations will be graciously accepted. […]

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