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Midweek: Joyful Heart Foundation’s ‘Hawaii Says NO MORE’ campaign is taking a localized approach to increase awareness of domestic violence and sexual abuse

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NO MORE: These two words have a lot of people talking about as sensitive subject that usually goes unspoken. That’s all the center of the Joyful Heart Foundation “Hawaii says NO MORE” campaign. In the words of the foundation’s chief executive officer, Maile Zambuto, “trying to get people to talk about something that, for the […]

Hawaii News Now: Joyful Heart Foundation brings awareness to domestic violence and sexual abuse

Origianally aired on Hawaii News Now, June 5, 2016  In Hawaii, one in seven women is sexually assaulted, according to advocates for victims. The Joyful Heart Foundation launched its “Hawaii Says NO MORE” campaign two years ago, which aims to create awareness, encourage conversation and end the social stigma surrounding domestic violence and sexual assault […]

Hawaii News Now: NFL Linebacker joins the ‘Hawaii says NO MORE’ team against domestic violence, sexual abuse

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Originally Aired on Hawaii News Now, March 9th 2016  New York Giants’ linebacker Mark Herzlich and his wife Danielle joined us on Sunrise this morning. They’ve joined the “Hawaii Says No More” cause a fight against domestic and sexual abuse.

Hawaii News Now: Local Connection – No More

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Originally aired on Hawaii News Now, March 8th 2016  Rick: Aloha. With me is Mariska Hargitay, founder and president of the Joyful Heart Foundation. Every day in Hawaii, over 500 victims seek support from domestic violence programs. 1 in 7 women in our state are survivors of sexual assault — that’s 67,000 women. Sobering statistics, […]

Hawaii News Now: Police – Testing all rape kits costly, inefficient

Originally aired on Hawaii News Now, February 11, 2016 LYNN KAWANO February 11, 2016 HONOLULU (HawaiiNewsNow) – Honolulu police say a proposal to test all rape kits, including 1,500 kits dating back more than a decade, would be costly and inefficient. They argue the current system, in which kits undergo DNA testing only if an […]

Hawaii News Now: Local Connection – Domestic Violence Awareness Month

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Originally aired on Hawaii News Now, Oct 06, 2015 HONOLULU (HawaiiNewsNow) – October is Domestic Violence Awareness Month, an opportunity for all of us to learn more about this issue and how we can come together to stop the violence. Nearly 20 people per minute are physically abused by an intimate partner in the United […]

Hawaii News Now: Domestic violence awareness events to take place in Honolulu

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Originally aired on Hawaii News Now, October 6th 2015 HONOLULU (HawaiiNewsNow) – It’s domestic violence awareness month. Ryan Kusumoto is President and CEO of Parents and Children Together and Noriko Namiki , is CEO of the YWCA of Oahu. They are representatives of the Hawaii says No More campaign and they joined us in studio to […]

MidWeek Proof Positive Column: Saying NO MORE To Sexual Assault

Originally printed on MidWeek, April 22, 2015. By Cathy Betts, executive director, Hawaii State Commission on the Status of Women Ten years ago as a young law clerk, I assisted with a criminal felony sexual assault jury trial. A teenager had been assaulted repeatedly by her mother’s boyfriend. During the trial, jurors were asked to […]

Dr. Alexa Sueda on Hawaii Matters with Diane Ako

Dr. Alexa Sueda, OB/GYN from Kaiser Permanente, talks to Diane Ako of Hawaii Matters.  Aired originally on all Ohana Broadcast Company radio stations, including 931 Da Pa’ina (KQMQ-FM), 947 KUMU (KUMU-FM), 1027 Da Bomb (KDDB-FM) and ALT 1059 (KPOI-FM), on April 12, 2015. Dr. Sueda talks at length about Hawai‘i Says NO MORE and issues relating […]

Hawaii News Now – How To Get Help

Clara Priester, Executive Director of the Woman’s Board of Missions for the Pacific Islands, and a survivor of domestic abuse,  Dr. Alexandra Sueda with Kaiser Permanente, visit the Sunrise set of Hawaii News Now to talk about how survivors of domestic violence and sexual assault can get help. Hawaii News Now - KGMB and KHNL View […]
Hawaii Facts and Statistics

1 in 7 women in Hawaiʻi have been raped in their lifetimes. That's 67,000 women.

Over 500 victims seek services from domestic violence shelters in Hawaiʻi daily.

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