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Joyful Heart & Sugarfina partner for cross country Hearts Aflutter event

Wednesday, 8 February 2017
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On February 8th, Joyful Heart's committees partnered with Sugarfina to host a fun evening of candy tasting and shopping for a cause.  Guests at this public event sipped sparkling water and champagne and sampled scrumptious champagne gummies, dark chocolate caramel hearts, butterfly gummies, and cherry heart gummies.  Thank you to Sugarfina for opening your hearts and stores in New York, San Francisco, Manhattan Beach, Beverly Hills, Pasadena and Honolulu.

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Hawai‘i Takes a Meaningful Step Towards Rape Kit Reform

February 11, 2016 | BY Kata Issari, Executive Director, Hawai’i Region | FILED UNDER JHF BLOG >

Today I had the honor and privilege of testifying before the Hawai‘i State Legislature’s House Committee on Human Services in support of House Bill 1907, which would establish a system for tracking rape kits and mandate a deadline for the crime lab to process the evidence.

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Our Stories, Our Work: Joyful Heart Updates and Events in Hawai‘i

October is Domestic Violence Awareness Month, a time when communities across the state and country focus on raising visibility and creating change.  Domestic violence thrives when communities are silent, so this month is about ending that silence and encouraging everyone to take a stand.

In Hawai‘i, there are many local activities talking place to recognize Domestic Violence Awareness Month. We invite you to read about some of them and check out even more from Hawai‘i Says NO MORE.

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Make Some Joyful Noise with Neiman Marcus Honolulu

Thursday, 17 September 2015 to Sunday, 20 September 2015
Honolulu, HI
Neiman Marcus Honolulu has been a longtime supporter of Joyful Heart in Hawai‘i, having sponsored multiple events benefiting Joyful Heart, and in September, we were honored to join them for the Make Some Joyful Noise event in its Cusp department benefitting our work.
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Our Hawai‘i ‘Ohana at the 2015 Joyful Revolution Gala

May 26, 2015 | BY PedroHaro | FILED UNDER JHF BLOG >

The sweet hint of pikake and gardenias in the air was one of the many ways Hawai‘i was well represented as more than 500 members of the Joyful Heart community came together for the annual Joyful Revolution Gala: The Conversation Is Now in Session at Spring Studios in New York City on Wednesday, May 6.

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The Hunting Ground Premieres in Hawai'i

Thursday, 16 April 2015 to Friday, 17 April 2015
Honolulu, HI
On April 16 and 17, 2015, Joyful Heart partnered with numerous organizations to sponsor two screenings of The Hunting Ground, a piercing, monumental exposé of rape culture on college campuses.
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Hawai‘i Says NO MORE Launch Week

Sunday, 8 March 2015 to Sunday, 15 March 2015
Honolulu, HI
On March 8, 2015, Hawai‘i Says NO MORE launched! Read about and see all the local activities that took place, and get inspired to bring NO MORE to your own community.
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Joyful Heart’s Story in Hawai‘i: A Look Back on Our Year

July 18, 2014 | BY Kata Issari | FILED UNDER JHF BLOG >
It is with a full and grateful heart that I pause—mid-way through our tenth anniversary year and at the beginning of our new fiscal year—to reflect on the special blessings of the past twelve months.
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