Joe Wilson

Joe Wilson

Award-winning documentary director/producer Joe Wilson got involved in documentary filmmaking through his social activism on human rights issues. Frustrated by the limitations of traditional organizing and advocacy, he picked up a camera with hopes of reaching broader audiences with stories that would inform and compel people to act. In addition to Kumu Hina, Wilson's filmmaking work include Otros Amores and Out in the Silence.
The Pacific Way Of Doing Things Qwaves LLC

The Pacific Way Of Doing Things

A film screening this week in Honolulu highlights the struggle of transgender women in Tonga.

Hawaii Schools Model Respect, Inclusion For Transgender Students The Kumu Hina Project

Hawaii Schools Model Respect, Inclusion For Transgender Students

Hawaii’s embrace of transgender students is a legacy of both the state’s progressive political traditions and its Polynesian roots.

Traffic Woes Call For New Leadership In District 47 Dan Zelikman/ Civil Beat

Traffic Woes Call For New Leadership In District 47

North Shore residents stuck in traffic should consider a new face for the state House to move transit solutions forward.
Hawaii Schools Need A Transgender Policy Now Via Vimeo

Hawaii Schools Need A Transgender Policy Now

A growing number of stories in which transgender students face discrimination at the hands of Hawaii public school officials underscores the need for fair and consistent treatment district-wide.
Hawaii Has Something to Teach the ‘Religious Freedom’ Movement

Hawaii Has Something to Teach the ‘Religious Freedom’ Movement

Hawaiian culture's historic ideas and values could be put to good use in states where religious and LGBT rights are commonly seen as either/or propositions.