University of Hawai’i at Mānoa | William S. Richardson School of Law

University of Hawai’i at Mānoa | William S. Richardson School of Law
2515 Dole Street, Honolulu, HI 96822-2350, USA
Phone: 808.956.3479 | Fax: 808.956.3813
Email: lawadm@hawaii.edu | Website: www.law.hawaii.edu

Does your law school have a nondiscrimination policy that prohibits discrimination on the basis of sexual orientation?

The university is committed to a policy of nondiscrimination on the basis of race, sex, gender identity and expression, age, religion, color, national origin, ancestry, citizenship, disability, genetic information, marital status, breastfeeding, income assignment for child support, arrest and court records (except as permissible under state law), sexual orientation, national guard absence, or status as a covered veteran.

For more information, please see the university’s antidiscrimination policy.

Does your law school have a nondiscrimination policy that prohibits discrimination on the basis of gender identity?

The university is committed to a policy of nondiscrimination on the basis of race, sex, gender identity and expression, age, religion, color, national origin, ancestry, citizenship, disability, genetic information, marital status, breastfeeding, income assignment for child support, arrest and court records (except as permissible under state law), sexual orientation, national guard absence, or status as a covered veteran.

For more information, please see the university’s antidiscrimination policy.

Does your law school provide gender-neutral restrooms?

Yes

Does your law school have a lesbian, gay, bisexual, or transgender student organization?

Lambda Law Student Association (LSA) fosters community and promotes awareness of diverse sexuality and gender identity through social activism. For more information, contact lambdalawhawaii@gmail.com.

Does your law school have any openly lesbian, gay, bisexual, or transgender faculty members?

Andrea Freeman
Associate Professor of Law
2515 Dole Street
Honolulu, HI 96822
afree@hawaii.edu  

Cory Lenz
Reference and Instructional Services Librarian IV
2515 Dole Street
Honolulu, HI 96822  
corylenz@hawaii.edu  

Dan Barnett
Professor of Law and Director of Legal Writing
2515 Dole Street
Honolulu, HI 96822
dlb2@hawaii.edu  

Nicholas Mirkay
Professor of Law
2515 Dole Street
Honolulu, HI 96822
namirkay@hawaii.edu  

Does your law school have any openly lesbian, gay, bisexual, or transgender administrators?

Trisha Nakamura
Director of Professional Development and Faculty Specialist
2515 Dole Street
Honolulu, HI 96822
tynakamu@hawaii.edu 

Does your law school offer any academic courses primarily focused on lesbian, gay, bisexual, or transgender legal issues?

Law and LGBTQI+

Does your law school offer the same benefits to faculty, staff, or student same-sex spouses as they do opposite-sex spouses?

See Benefits & Leaves.

Does your law school offer any form of domestic-partner benefits to faculty, staff, or students?

See Benefits & Leaves.

Additional Information

The William S. Richardson School of Law is a welcoming law school community, rich in diversity. Our school and the larger campus strive to maintain a safe and inclusive campus environment for all students regardless of their gender identity or sexual orientation.