14th Circle of Harmony HIV/AIDS Wellness Conference

Bridging Generations: Thinking ahead while always being informed by the past

Cathy Kapua

Cathy Kiana Keiko Kapua has worked with the transgender community since 2003 and has been successful in advocating for transgender programming and providing culturally humility trainings on sexuality and gender identity. With her academic background in Public Administration, Cathy has evolved into the Program Manager of the Kua‘ana Project, a transgender social service program within the Hawai‘i Health & Harm Reduction Center. She has been an integral part of the inclusion and intentional protections made in Hawai‘i’s policies, laws, and practices for transgender communities. Being a role model for the young transgender community in Hawai‘i drives Cathy’s passion to continue her advocacy within the healthcare and social service fields.