Affirmation Hawaii is the local branch of Affirmation, a national service group for GLBTQ Mormons.  Their web site is (and for the national).  The name Affirmation is also shared by a service group for GLBTQ Methodists (after the Jimmy Creech trial, it will be much needed!).

Dignity is a national service group for Roman Catholic GLBTQ's.  In Hawaii there are Dignity Honolulu and Dignity/Maui.  Dignity Honolulu holds its Sunday communion service at St. Mark's Episcopal Church, 539 Kapahulu Avenue, at 7:30 pm.  Other scheduled activities include bible study, potlucks, movie nites, and dining out.  The contact information for the national organization is Dignity USA, 1500 Massachusetts Ave NW, #11, Washington, DC 20005; telephones 800-877-8797 and 202-429-9808; email and website

Honolulu FrontRunners/FrontWalkers: the email address is
Their local web site is at  Click here for the international FrontRunner's web page.  Click here for the web page for Gay Games VI in Sydney, Australia in 2002.

Honolulu's Gay and Lesbian Community Center (GLCC)

Honolulu Gay and Lesbian Cultural Foundation sponsors frequent GLBTQ movies, performance art, art and art shows year round, with an emphasis on two festivals  held May 25 to June 3, 2000:  a cultural festival and the Adam Baran film festival.  
Telephone:  808 941 8424 x18
Postal address:  HGLCF, 1877 Kalakaua Ave, Honolulu, HI 96815

Honolulu's Men's Dining Club (Don)

Gregory House Programs, providing services to people with HIV/AIDS.  770 Kapiolani Blvd., Suite 503, Honolulu, HI, 96813.  In August, 201 clients were served, with 47 clients on waiting lists for some services.  Board of Directors:  President Kay Hoffman (Punahou School), Vice-President Maureen Willett (New Planet Radio), Secretary/Treasurer Doug Rigg (Official All Star Cafe), Anne Oliver (Mary Worrall Associates, Inc.), Deborah Rosenblum (Wimberly Allison Tong & Goo Architects), Tom Sheeran (La Pietra, Hawai'i School for Girls), Dr. Bruce Shiramizu (John A. Burns School of Medicine).  Staff:  Michael Burnett (Executive Director), Jerry Ford (Assistant Director), Toni Petrides (Fiscal Management), Seng Lee (Housing Assistance Coordinator), Phyllis Ono (Program Coordinator), Megan York (Housing Assistance Coordinator), Sharon Mizuno (Adminstrative Assistant), Thearon Thurber (Scattered-Sites Program Coordinator), Michael Johnson (former HPU basketball star, helping clients find and keep housing)

Pali Paths, with email address  This web site has about 30 hits a day, and provides a forum for the polyamorous.

PFLAG-Hilo, with monthly meetings and a great web site for Big Island events.  Phone 989-5892 and web site  

Hawai`i People's Fund, not GLBTQ but progressive.  Email:  Website:  Mailing address:  1325 Nu`uanu Ave #207, Honolulu, Hawai'i 96817.  Tel/Fax:  (808) 526-2441.  Hawai'i People's Fund is an associate member of The Funding Exchange.  They seek $14,000 for their Spring 2000 Funding cycle (all donations are tax deductible).  The deadline for the Spring Cycle 2000 grants is Friday, March 3rd at 5 pm.  Board of Directors:  Danny Li (President), Colleen Kelly (Secretary/Treasurer), Maralyn Kurshals, Annette Mente, Setsu Okubo, Frank Peterson, Rachel Saiki, Claire Shimabukuro, Lucy Witeck, and Yoon Bok Dong.  Community Grantmaking Committee:  Tony Castanha, Phyllis Coochie Cayan, Steve Dinion, Karen Eoff (on leave), Myra Hager, Colleen Kelly (Chair), Faye Newfield.  Executive Director:  Cha Smith.

Island Lesbian Connection is an all-island newsletter for, by and about gay women in Hawaii.  Subscribe for $10-$20/a year or check out a sample issue for $2.  ILC, PMB 171 Box 356, Paia, HI 96779.  Phone 808.573.3077.  Email

Some Commercial Enterprises:

Terry Hunt, Professor Of Anthropology, UH Manoa, member of the Board of Governors of HRC

Dr. Terry Hunt currently teaches a course, The Anthropologies of Homosexualities, ANTH 418, on Wednesdays from 5:00 pm to 7:30 pm at UH Manoa.  Click, to go to a description of the course.  Dr. Hunt was elected last March to the Board of Governors of the Human Rights Campaign, which meets twice a year to set policies and budget for this national GLBTQ civil rights organization.  Free free to contact him if you have any questions for HRC, or wish to become politically active on a national level, to help raise funds and recruit members, or to serve on various committees of HRC.  Terry met with Hawaii's Congressional delegation recently, all of whom have cosponsored federal Hate Crimes legislation and legislation to end employment discrimination (ENDA).

Matthew Link's Rainbow Handbook Hawaii

Big Island resident Matthew Link invites you to explore gay Hawai'i.  "This book is written with style and wit, and with an insider's perspective that's valuable," writes George Hobica, author of Gay USA.

James Ka'amoku Moulds

James Ka'amoku Moulds is the half-time coordinator of the newly opened Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, and Transgendered Student Services Office at UH Manoa.  This office is in Room 209 in the Student Services Building (the building faces the fountain).  The office is currently looking for student volunteers to help staff the office and plan fun activities.  Phone 956-9250.

Doug Simonson's Art Of The Male Nude

Honolulu resident Doug Simonson frequently contributes art to the annual fundraising auctions of the Gay and Lesbian Community Center.  In addition to his prints and paintings, he is well-known for remarkable cartoon books on local language as well as a great cartoon book on AIDS transmission (also in the local language).

Matt Yee, entertainer, singer and song writer, has released a new CD and published a new web site,  One of Matt's new songs, "I'll Reinvent Myself", is on Gaybc's Top 5 on the Stellar Networks Internet Radio stations (out of Seattle).  Matt was also featured on Audiofile Radio Magazine (heard on 100 stations worldwide and produced in L.A. as part of This Way Out.)  His song "Every Facet of My Heart" is finally starting to be heard on local radio stations here in Hawaii including KORL 99.5FM.  Matt appeared on Planet Out's radio program on AOL (along with Naked Men Singing!)  Click on "Past This Way Out Shows" the week of August 2, 1999.

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