LGBTQ+ Resources

The University of Hawai`i system, along with Kaua`i Community College is committed to building an inclusive community that supports and advocates for all students. We welcome all members of our campus community to our campuses: lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender, māhū and people of all gender identities. All members of our campus community deserve a work and educational environment free from harassment or bullying based on their sexual orientation, gender identity or expression. Below are specific LGBTQ+ Resources:

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University of Hawai`i Commission on LGBTQ+ Equality

Kaua`i Community College Commissioners:

Kaua`i Community College currently has two all gender restrooms located in the following buildings:

  • One Stop Center (OSC), Lobby, behind the stairwell
  • Campus Center, Second floor, near Student Life
  • See Campus Map

Preferred Name Policy

Preferred Name Request Form on Kaua`i Community College Student ID Card form

To change your Student ID card to reflect your preferred name change please complete the following:

  • Submit the Student Data Change Form to Admissions and Records
  • Come to the Student Life Office to receive a new ID card with your preferred name by bringing your payment of $15 cash or check and verifying your preferred name change is reflected in MyUH Services. Application for Student ID form

Kaua'i CC Safe ZoneThe Safe Zone Program's objective is for trained participants to utilize their gained knowledge and skills to foster a safe and inclusive community for LGBTQ+ students, faculty, and staff to promote social justice in the University of Hawaiʻi System.

Upon completion of a Safe Zone Training, participants will be invited to become Advocates in the University of Hawaiʻi System Safe Zone Program.

Any office or faculty/staff member that has the LGBTI Safe Zone poster is a part of the previous Safe Zone Allies Program.  Any office or faculty/staff/student office that has the LGBTQ+ Safe Zone Poster declared they are advocates.

Download the LGBTQ+ Resource Bookmark (pdf)

Download Kauaʻi CC LGBTQ+ Allies and Advocates (pdf)

Crisis/Suicide Helpline

  • Crisis/Suicide Helpline:
    • Access Crisis and Suicide Hotline: 1(800) 753-6879
    • National Suicide Prevention Lifeline: 1(800) 273-TALK (8255)
    • Trevor Project Hotline 1-800-488-7836 (Hawaii Resource)

"HELP! I feel that I have been harassed or discriminated against based on my gender expression, sexual orientation, or gender identity."


As a student of the University of Hawai'i, you have rights and responsibilities, including protections based on sexual orientation, gender identity and gender expression. Title IX protects gender-based harassment, including harassment based on actual or perceived sex, gender, sexual orientation, gender identity, or gender expression

Title IX Coordinators for your campus are listed here: Kaua'i CC Title IX

For Confidential Resources and support or advocacy, students may contact: For Confidential Resources and support

If you are a faculty or staff member, please contact: Isaiah Ka`auwai, Title IX Coordinator and EEO/AA Officer: 808-245-8260 or