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2021 Honolulu Pride


Celebrate Honolulu Pride virtually with all the fun, educational and inspiring programs from last year, plus a few new surprises.

A virtual celebration

Join Hawaii's LGBTQ+ community: learn our stories, connect to friends old and new, and share our journey forward.

Oct 15 at 6:00 AM

Shaka & Shine

A new program for 2021

Following its premiere on KHON2 on Oct. 14 and rebroadcasts on KHON2 and KHII, Shaka and Shine is now online. Learn about Hawaii's LGBTQ+ trailblazers in this 30-minute program hosted by Cocoa Chandelier and Akea Kahikina.

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Oct 17 at 6:30 AM

Pride After Party

Two-plus hours of music, mayhem, and puppet love.

The 2021 Honolulu Pride Virtual After Party premiered on Oct. 16 on YouTube @HonoluluPride. The show is now online in 8 segments. Hosted by Candi Shell and Matt Guevara, with Dane Neves, and DJ Keala Kennelly, and featuring Coming Out Stories from Hawaii's LGBTQIA+ community.

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Oct 16 at 9:00 PM

Tiny Floats

Tiny Floats voting extended to Oct. 30!

New creations from LGBTQIA+ 'ohana, non-profit and community groups, businesses and our sponsors. Watch the Tiny Floats Parade and vote for your favorites. The Parade premiered on KHON2.com on Oct. 16 and will continue to be available online throughout Honolulu Pride Month.

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Oct 22 at 4:00 AM

Rainbow Town Hall

How to Start a Movement: Queer Community Organizing

The internet, social media and the COVID-19 pandemic have transformed how we communicate and build relationships. What does advocacy look like now? Community activists will share lessons learned in their own advocacy and community organizing work in this upcoming Rainbow Town Hall.

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Oct 11 at 10:00 AM

Coming Out Stories

From members of Hawaii's LGBTQIA+ community.

Watch Coming Out Stories from the LGBTQIA+ community and then share your video. Launched on Oct. 11 for National Coming Out Day, this series of individual stories continues to grow as new videos come on line as part of our Honolulu Pride 365 initiative.

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Sep 25 at 4:00 PM

Kapaemahu Ceremony

Kapaemahu Ceremony

On September 25, 2021, the first ever Kapaemahu Ceremony was held at the site of Nā Pōhaku Ola O Kapaemahu A Me Kapuni.

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Shop HNL Pride

Party in Style

For 2021 Honolulu Pride merch, all garments are gender-neutral, like this new understated black tee with the Honolulu Pride Flying Rainbow Musubi logo.

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Party in Style

Our 2021 Shaka And Shine tees are gender-neutral and hand tie-dyed with love by the Hawaii LGBT Legacy Foundation. Each shirt is custom, one-of-kind for an artisanal flair. 


Honolulu Pride is powered by the Hawai‘i LGBT Legacy Foundation


The purpose of the Hawai‘i LGBT Legacy Foundation is to nurture and support 
its community by creating a more healthy 
and compassionate environment for all.


The mission of the Hawai‘i LGBT Legacy Foundation is to support, empower, educate, unify, and facilitate LGBT organizations and individuals in Hawai‘i.


The Hawai‘i LGBT Legacy Foundation is committed to a legacy of hope, equality and unity. We help our community live happy, healthy and productive lives as an integral part of the larger diverse community that is Hawai‘i.

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Help us help Hawaii's LGBTQ+ community

The Hawaii LGBT Legacy Foundation produces Honolulu Pride, hosts the LGBTQ+ Center Honolulu, and creates educational programs that inform and empower Hawaii's LGBTQIA+ community. We also provide financial and in-kind support to organizations addressing social, health, and economic inequalities in our communities. Help us continue our work by making a contribution or by joining our volunteer team.


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Hawaiian Airlines
Bank of HawaiiWall-to-Wall StudiosNMG NetworkFirst Hawaiian BankAmerican Savings BankAlaska AirlinesKHON2Sa'ke Film Group
Alohilani ResortKaimana Beach HotelCoconut Waikiki HotelKimo Lauer Photography Services
Subaru HawaiiEnterprise Truck Rental
Kaiser PermanenteHMSAVeterinary Emergency Referral CenterWaikiki Health
Hawai'i Health & Harm Reduction CenterUH Manoa LGBTQ+ CenterScott LarimerWhite Sands Hotel

Honolulu Pride Partners

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