Title IX is a landmark federal civil rights law that prohibits sex discrimination in education. 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 but is not limited to:
  • 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.
All members of the campus community are expected to conduct themselves in a manner that does not infringe upon the rights of others.  
If you have any questions or concerns about sex discrimination or gender-based violence, contact the following people: 

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

Margaret Sanchez
Deputy Title IX Coordinator for Students
Office:  One Stop Center 201, 3-1901 Kaumuali‘i Hwy, Lihu
e, HI 96766
Phone:  (808) 245-8274
Email:  masanche@hawaii.edu

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




          Confidential Resources/Advocates:
            For emergencies, please call 911.

Kaua‘i Community College Wellness Center
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, Confidential Resource
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 Kaua‘i CC's Campus)  
Tedra Baymiller, Confidential Advocate
Description:
The Confidential Advocate is available to students and employees.  You can meet with the advocate to discuss your situation without notification to the campus/Title IX Coordinator.  
You may also contact the YWCA Sexual Assault Crisis Hotline at 245-4144 or Domestic Violence Crisis Hotline at 245-6362 if you would like to talk to someone or report an incident.

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
On-Campus contact:
Address:  KCC's Wellness Center
Phone: (808) 278-3508 (c) or (808) 245-0120  (or ext. 120 when calling from a campus phone)
Hours: Tues, Wed & Thurs  9:00 am - 2:00 pm

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, Confidential Advocate
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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