Khara Jabola-Carolus is the Executive Director of the Hawaiʻi State Commission on the Status of Women, a feminist government agency in the United States dedicated to the liberation of women and non-binary people. Khara is the only millennial to direct a statewide government agency in Hawaiʻi. Previously, she led the Hawaiʻi Coalition for Immigrant Rights where she passed landmark legislation that extended driver’s licenses to undocumented immigrants. She earned her Juris Doctor from the University of Hawaiʻi with a specialization in Native Hawaiian law and has performed fellowships at the United States Senate, Hawaiʻi Supreme Court, and Committee to Protect Journalists. Her family is from Laguna, Philippines.