Free Expression on the UH Hilo Campus

Category: Protest and Demonstration Policies School: University of Hawaii at Hilo Statement Rating: Green Last updated: March 26, 2018

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The University of Hawai‘i is committed to the free and open exchange of ideas and affirms the rights of members of the university community to engage in speech and other expressive activity guaranteed by the First Amendment to the U.S. Constitution and by Article I, Section 4 of the Constitution of the State of Hawai‘i. These activities may be conducted at such times and places and in such a manner to assure the orderly conduct and least interference with the University responsibilities as a public institution for higher education and scholarly inquiry.

  1. Campuses will implement Section 20-13-6 of the Administrative Rules for the University of Hawai‘i in a manner to permit non-commercial student speech and assembly in all areas generally available to students and the community without first having to apply for or obtain permission from the Chancellor. These generally available areas include open areas, sidewalks, walkways or internal streets, or other similar common areas.

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