LIHUE — The public is invited to attend a Women’s History Month celebration in March hosted by the Kauai Committee on the Status of Women.
The free event will be held at the Regency at Puakea activities room on Wednesday, March 7, from 6 to 8 p.m. Light refreshments will be served.
This year’s theme is “Nevertheless She Persisted, Honoring Women Who Fight All Forms of Discrimination Against Women.”
The honorees for 2018 are Kauai County Councilmember JoAnn Yukimura and Judge Laurel Loo.
“Both women are highly regarded role models for women of all ages and will be sharing their life journey and their career experiences as strong female leaders,” according to a press release.
Previous honorees have included retired Maj. Gen. Mary K. Hertog, U.S. Rep. Tulsi Gabbard, and community leader Aletha Ka‘ohi, a historian and descendent of King Kaumuali‘i.