HONOLULU (HawaiiNewsNow) - Dozens gathered Sunday at Honolulu International Airport to protest President Trump's executive order banning refugees and citizens of seven Muslim-majority nations from entering the United States.
Although officials with the ACLU of Hawaii don't believe anyone has been detained in the islands, Director Mateo Caballero said he's concerned about Trump's actions.
"We have a rich tradition, a generous and rich tradition, of welcoming immigrants to Hawaii," he said. "The executive orders from last week are a direct attack to the generosity and those traditions."
State attorney General Doug Chin joined 17 other state attorneys general opposing the White House's Executive Order on immigration.
He issued this statement Sunday:
Gov. David Ige also weighed in on President Trump's orders: