Sexual Harassment

Sexual Harassment, under Title IX, is defined as conduct on the basis of sex that satisfies one or more of the following:

  1. a. An employee of the University of Hawai‘i conditions the provision of an aid, benefit, or service of the University on an individual’s participation in unwelcome sexual conduct;
  2. Unwelcome conduct, determined by a reasonable person, to be so severe, and pervasive, and objectively offensive, that it effectively denies a person equal access to the University’s education program or activity;

Sexual harassment also includes the following prohibited behaviors: sexual assault, dating violence, domestic violence, and stalking.

Sexual harassment is a form of sex discrimination outlawed under Title IX and prohibited conduct/behavior under the University’s Executive Policy 1.204 on Title IX Sexual Harassment.