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ALOHA BEARS

Whether you con­sider your­self a bear or an ad­mirer, build­ing strong bonds with the com­mu­nity, land, and sea are just some of the things of­fered by Aloha Bears. For more in­for­ma­tion, visit thealo­hab­ears.com.

BLAZ­ING SAD­DLES HAWAII

This free LGBT coun­try-western dance club meets ev­ery Tues­day at the Ala Wai Golf Course Club­house for line-danc­ing, two-step, and waltzing fun. For more in­for­ma­tion, visit blaz­ingsad­dleshi.org.

EX­PRES­SION!

Pub­lished monthly since 1998, this print and dig­i­tal mag­a­zine in­spires au­then­tic­ity in the lives of Hawai‘i’s gay, les­bian, bi­sex­ual, and trans­gen­der com­mu­nity. For more in­for­ma­tion, call 808-7228027 or visit ex­pres­sion808.com.

EQUAL­ITY HAWAII

Equal­ity Hawaii nur­tures a dis­cus­sion of rel­e­vant top­ics that are alive in the LGBT com­mu­nity in Hawai‘i to­day and aims to se­cure equal rights through work with the com­mu­nity as well as leg­is­la­tors. For more in­for­ma­tion, call 808-221-0799 or visit equal­i­ty­hawaii.org.

GAY MEN’S CHO­RUS OF HONOLULU

Since 2012, Honolulu’s first openly gay mu­si­cal or­ga­ni­za­tion has been pro­vid­ing Honolulu with men’s choral con­certs in a wide va­ri­ety of styles. For more in­for­ma­tion, visit gm­cofh.org.

GRE­GORY HOUSE PRO­GRAMS

This foun­da­tion of­fers sup­port for those who live with HIV/AIDS by pro­vid­ing a safe and healthy liv­ing en­vi­ron­ment as a form of health care. Gre­gory House is lo­cated at 200 N. Vine­yard Blvd., Ste. A310. For more in­for­ma­tion, call 808592-9022 or visit gre­go­ry­house.org.

HAWAII LGBT LEGACY FOUN­DA­TION

With a main goal of bring­ing the com­mu­nity to­gether, this foun­da­tion em­pow­ers and uni­fies Hawai‘i’s LGBT or­ga­ni­za­tions through grant sup­port, at-risk youth hous­ing, and as­sisted liv­ing for el­ders. For more in­for­ma­tion, visit hawai­il­gbtle­ga­cy­foun­da­tion.com.

HONOLULU FRON­TRUN­NERS

This club of­fers weekly runs on Satur­days as well as other ac­tiv­i­ties for any­one that has an in­ter­est in run­ning or walk­ing. For more in­for­ma­tion, visit hon­olu­lufron­trun­ners.org.

HONOLULU GAY AND LES­BIAN CUL­TURAL FOUN­DA­TION

hglcf.org Since 1997, this foun­da­tion has in­stilled a sense of pride and com­mu­nity by giv­ing back to the com­mu­nity with events such as the Honolulu Rain­bow Film Fes­ti­val, one of the longestrun­ning and well-re­spected LGBT film fes­ti­vals in the coun­try. For more in­for­ma­tion, call 808-675-8428.

HONOLULU MEN’S DIN­ING CLUB

If fine din­ing and lively con­ver­sa­tions with other like­minded men are your thing, then this club is for you. For more in­for­ma­tion, call 808-955-3134 or email info@hmd­club.com.

HONOLULU PRIDE

This or­ga­ni­za­tion is ded­i­cated to bring­ing to­gether Honolulu’s LGBT com­mu­nity to honor and cel­e­brate pride with events like the Honolulu Pride Pa­rade. For more in­for­ma­tion, call 808672-9050 or visit hon­olulupride.org.

HULUMANU FOUN­DA­TION

This foun­da­tion aims to use ap­pro­pri­ate lan­guage as­so­ci­ated with the LGBT and Asian Pa­cific Is­lan­der pop­u­la­tions in schools and in pub­lic by im­prov­ing so­cial, health, and le­gal is­sues that im­pact equal­ity in Hawai‘i. For more in­for­ma­tion, call 808-723-9154 or visit hu­lumanu­foun­da­tion.org.

LES­BIAN & GAY BUSI­NESSES OF HAWAII

LGB Hawaii strives to build stronger con­nec­tions be­tween gay-friendly busi­nesses in Hawai‘i, as well as in­crease vis­i­bil­ity and pro­mote growth for busi­nesses that of­fer sup­port to the LGBT com­mu­nity. For more in­for­ma­tion, call 808-216-6965.

LGBT CEN­TER WAIKIKI

This cen­ter in Waikiki of­fers ser­vices such as as­sisted liv­ing for el­ders, small grants, and an in­te­grated home for at-risk youth. LGBT Cen­ter Waikiki is lo­cated at 310 Paoakalani Ave. For more in­for­ma­tion, visit them on Face­book.

LIFE FOUN­DA­TION

This or­ga­ni­za­tion is ded­i­cated to stop­ping the spread of HIV/AIDS by of­fer­ing free test­ing as well as as­sist­ing peo­ple liv­ing with HIV/AIDS. Life Foun­da­tion is lo­cated at 677 Ala Moana Blvd. For more in­for­ma­tion, call 808-521-2437 or visit life­foun­da­tion.org.

LIKE HIKE

Ex­plore the out­doors with like­minded in­di­vid­u­als by join­ing one of this club’s Sun­day hikes. For more in­for­ma­tion, call 808-455-8193.

MAUI PRIDE

Cen­tered on a yearly fes­ti­val and schol­ar­ship pro­gram, Maui Pride also gath­ers the LGBT com­mu­nity for monthly events such as hikes, beach par­ties, and din­ing out. For more in­for­ma­tion, visit mauipride.com.

ODYSSEY HAWAII

Odyssey Hawaii is an on­line mag­a­zine serv­ing Hawai‘i’s di­verse gay life­style for the past 19 years. For more in­for­ma­tion, visit odyssey­hawaii.com.

PRIDE GUIDE

A guide to ac­com­mo­da­tions, restau­rants, shop­ping, cul­tural events, and en­ter­tain­ment for the LGBT trav­eler. For more in­for­ma­tion, visit gogay­hawaii.com.

RAIN­BOW FAM­ILY 808

This non­profit re­source or­ga­ni­za­tion is ded­i­cated to pro­mot­ing un­der­stand­ing and equal­ity within Hawai‘i’s schools, churches, and fam­i­lies. For more in­for­ma­tion, visit rain­bow­fam­ily808.com.

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