Cathy Kapua

Cathy Kapua

Cathy K. K. Kapua, B.P.A.

Cathy has worked with the transgender community in Hawai'i since 2003, first
starting off as a Peer Educator at Kulia Na Mamo, then eventually moving on to
become the Transgender Service Manager at the Hawai'i Health & Harm Reduction Center. Cathy has proudly expanded her social justice work as she joined the Trans Justice Funding Project in 2020 as their Deputy Director proudly helping to move resources to grassroots trans-led programs across the U.S. and its territories. Cathy is also proud of her academic accomplishments at the University of Hawai'i- West Oahu where she received a B.S. in Public Administration.

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Cathy has been effective at providing organizational capacity building to trans-led groups as she has worked in social services since 2003. She has been successful in advocating for transgender laws and policies throughout the United States, but prides herself mainly on being a role model for young transgender women in Hawai`i.

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