Free Speech Week Recap

As stewards of free speech and empowering community voice, ‘Ōlelo Community Media celebrated National Free Speech Week — October 22 through 28, 2018.  We invited our passionate clients and volunteers into our studios to share their thoughts on what the First Amendment means to them as a way to showcase the diverse voices and opinions of our island community.

Click on the video below to watch their stories.

“More Free Speech Awareness Is Needed”, A Star Advertiser Opinion Piece by President & CEO Sanford Inouye

Governor’s Proclamation

Governor David Ige and Lt. Governor Douglas Chin have proclaimed October 22-28, 2018 as “Free Speech Week” in Hawai’i and ask the people of the Aloha State to join them in recognizing the importance of protecting our right to free speech, the integrity of free press, and social responsibility to speak up as well as to listen to others’ voices.


Free Speech Selfies

Visitors of our six Media Service Centers and our 2018 Client and Volunteer Appreciation Party were also given the opportunity to show their support for free speech by taking selfies with our Free Speech Signs.  Click here to view the gallery.