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President's Message (Evelyn Bender)
Access to Legislative Information
There is No Excuse for Inaction
Leasehold Consensus
Reflections on Home Rule (Jana Chang)
75th Anniversary
Help the Kauai League
Bylaw Changes Proposed
League on the Light Side
Corporate America Turns on to the Environment
Critic Confuses Function of League of Women Voters
Neighbor Island News - Hawaii County (Dorothy Doudna)
Contributions are Appreciated


Below members will find a restatement of League's mission, vision, beliefs and intentions as reformulated this fall by the League of Women Voters of the United States.


The League of Women Voters, a nonpartisan political organization, encourages the informed and active participation of citizens in government and influences public policy through education and advocacy.

Vision, Beliefs, and Intentions

The goal of the League of Women Voters of the United States is to empower citizens to shape better communities worldwide. We are a nonpartisan political membership organization.


  • act after study and member agreement to achieve solutions in the public interest on key community issues at all government levels.

  • build citizen participation in the democratic process.

  • engage communities in promoting positive solutions to public policy issues through education and advocacy.

We believe in:

  • respect for individuals.

  • the value of diversity.

  • the empowerment of the grassroots, both within the League and in communities.

  • the power of collective decision making for the common good.

We will:

  • act with trust, integrity and professionalism.

  • operate in an open and effective manner to meet the needs of those we serve, both members and the public.

  • take the initiative in seeking diversity in membership.

  • acknowledge our heritage as we seek our path to the future.

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