Hawai'i Association for Behavior Analysis

To educate, advocate for, and support both providers and consumers 
of Applied Behavior Analysis.

Past HABA Events

June 2015

Jose Rios (6/13/15)

Ethics CE: Practicing within Your Area of Competence

(Webinar) Honolulu, Hawaii 

May 2015

ABAI 2015 (5/22-5/26/15)

San Antonio, Texas - Henry B. Gonzalez

PACRIM (5/18 & 5/19/15)

Keynote: Amanda N. Kelly, 2015 HABA President

Honolulu, Hawaii 

April 2015

Dr. Buie / Gut-Brain Connection (4/25/15)

Hosted in collaboration with the Hawai'i Autism Foundation

Autism Speaks - Walk Now for Autism (4/18/15)

Magic Island, Honolulu, Hawai'i

Tom Freeman - Collaborating with Other Disciplines (4/2/2015)

University of Hawai'i, Honolulu, Hawai'i 

March 2015

Parent Perspectives Panel (3/14/2015)

University of Hawai'i, Honolulu, Hawai'i


Dr. Mark Steege, Functional Behavior Assessments (2/13/15)

University of Hawai'i, Honolulu, Hawai'i

Autism Town Hall Meeting (2/7/2015)

University of Hawai'i, Honolulu, Hawai'i


Legislative Meeting

ABC Group, Aiea, Hawai'i (1/17/2015)

Meeting Updates on past legislative efforts and brainstorming session with community members.


Legislative Meeting

Starbucks, Mililani Town Center, Hawai'i

Brainstorming session with other autism community stakeholders.


Mahalo to all those that attended the Hawai’i Association for Behavior Analysis' 10th annual all day conference. Participants enjoyed a day full of aloha, behavior analysis, and the opportunity to meet behavior analysts from across the country. Our Keynote Speaker, the wonderful Dr. Julie Vargas, presented about her father, B.F. Skinner, his contributions to the field, and her work in behavior analysis throughout her life. DOWNLOAD OUR PROGRAM BOOK!!

JUNE 2014

“Restraint Prevention” and “Improving Staff Performance the Behavioral Way (2 CE Events)

Speaker: Dr. Dave Lennox, President and Founder of Quality Behavioral Solutions 

MAY 2014

ABA:I Chicago, IL. - 40th Annual ABA:I Event

APRIL 2014

Walk Now for Autism Speaks - Magic Island, Hawai'i 

MARCH 2014

Legislative Action for Autism Insurance Reform: Update on “Luke’s Law”

Hosted by: Amanda N. Kelly, PhD, BCBA-D, Vice-President, HABA

Presented by: Mihoko E. Ito, Counsel, Ashford & Wriston on behalf of Autism Speaks

Special Appearance by: Lorri Unumb, Esq. Autism Speaks Vice President of State Government Affairs

Please join us at this event to learn about Luke’s Law, the significance of the bill, what you can do to support this, and the effectiveness of ABA therapy. We will also hold a Q&A session for any questions you may have for us regarding the bill and ABA as effective therapy.

MARCH 2014

TACA Event:  Autism Learning Seminar & Autism Journey Seminar/Medical Scholarship Orientation

When: Saturday, March 15, 2014, 9:00 AM – 4:30 PM

ABCs of ABA – Amanda N.Kelly, PhD, BCBA-D & Kristen Koba-Burdt, M.S., BCBA


Recent Developments with the Behavior Analyst Certification Board (BACB)

Dr. Jim Carr discussed recent developments at the Behavior Analysts Certification Board (BACB).