The University of Hawai‘i is committed to maintaining and promoting safe and respectful campus environments that are free from sex discrimination and gender-based violence. This includes:
  • Dating Violence;
  • Domestic Violence;
  • Gender-based harassment, including harassment based on actual or perceived sex, gender, sexual orientation, gender identity, or gender expression 
  • Sex discrimination;
  • Sexual Assault;
  • Sexual Exploitation;
  • Sexual Harassment and 
  • Stalking.
If you have any questions or concerns about sex discrimination or gender-based violence, you should contact the following people: 

Isaiah Kaauwai
Title IX Coordinator
Office:   One Stop Center , 3-1901 Kaumuali‘i Hwy, Lihu
e, HI 96766
Phone:  (808) 245-8260
Email:  
ikaauwai@hawaii.edu

JoRae Baptiste
Deputy Title IX Coordinator for Employees
Office:  One Stop Center 106H, 3-1901 Kaumuali‘i Hwy, Lihu
e, HI 96766
Phone:  (808) 245-8323
Email:  jorae@hawaii.edu



          Confidential Resources:
            For emergencies, please call 911.

Kaua‘i Community College Wellness Center
Char Ono
Description:
All services are confidential, and most services are free of charge.
Address:  KCC's Wellness Center
Phone:  (808) 245-8307
Website:  https://sites.google.com/a/hawaii.edu/wellness/

Kaua‘i Community College Mental Health Counseling
Marilyn Hashisaka
Description:
Kaua‘i Community College Mental Health Counseling offers personal counseling, consultation, and coaching to help students improve their mental health and wellness.
Address:  KCC's Counseling Dept.

Phone:  (808) 245-8314
Website:  
https://sites.google.com/a/hawaii.edu/mental-health-counseling/ 

YWCA Kaua‘i (on KCC Campus)  
Meridith Petro
Description:
A Confidential Advocate is available to students and employees on Tuesdays & Thursdays, 8:00 am - 4:30 pm.
Services include:
     *Meet individually with students and employees
     *Answer questions on sexual assault and domestic violence
     *Assist with and offer community resources
     *Available to accompany you when you choose to report an incident to law enforcement.  
     *Provide in-classroom instruction on basic dynamics of sexual assault and domestic violence
Address:  KCC's Wellness Center
Phone: (808) 278-3508
Email: Meridith@ywcakauai.org
Off Campus contact:
3094 ‘Elua St., Lihu‘e, HI  96766
Domestic Violence Crisis Hotline: (808) 245-6362
Sexual Assault Crisis Hotline: (808) 245-4144

Website:  ywcakauai.org/crisis-services-program

UH Community Colleges   
Jenna Friedman
Description:
A second Confidential Advocate is available to students and employees through the UH-Manoa campus.
Address:
Office of Gender Equity, UH Manoa
2600 Campus Rd, Honolulu, HI 96822
Phone: (808) 956-9499
Email: jenna.h.friedman@hawaii.edu


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