Website Guidelines

OAHU INTERGROUP WEBSITE GUIDELINES – Adopted 12/12/2006 

  1. Oahu Intergroup hereby establishes guidelines for its Web Site. These guidelines shall be
    composed of the following items:
  2. Oahu Intergroup will create and maintain an Internet Web Site: The purpose of the
    Internet Web Site is to carry the message of Alcoholics Anonymous by providing a resource
    on the Internet where alcoholics can get information about AA meetings on the island of
    Oahu, AA-related activities and the business of Oahu Intergroup.
  3. The Internet Web Site shall have the name oahucentraloffice.com, oahucentraloffice.org
    and oahuintergroup.org.
  4. The Web Site should use only first names and last initials; no full names to protect
    anonymity.
  5. The Internet Web Site shall include, but not be limited to the following:
    A) Twelve Steps.
    B) Twelve Traditions.
    C) Online Big Book.
    D) “The Promises”.
    E) Links to GSO and AA Grapevine.
    F) Full and accurate list of Meetings on the island of Oahu with meeting names and addresses, times and appropriate meeting flags.
    G) Email corrections to the webmaster.
    H) Event Calendar
    I) Internet Web Site Guidelines.
    J) Information about Oahu Intergroup including contact info and date/time of Oahu Intergroup Monthly Meeting.
    K) Minutes, Financial Reports and Central Office Reports for Oahu Intergroup.
  6. The Web Site shall be administered by the Webmaster with the oversight of the Steering
    committee.
  7. The Web Site shall conform to the Twelve Traditions and Twelve Concepts of Alcoholics
    Anonymous and to these Guidelines.
  8. In keeping with AA Traditions the Internet Web Site shall cooperate with other AA entities by providing reference only, including a non-affiliation disclaimer. Any links to non-AA
    material will be properly identified with proper non-affiliation disclaimers. Any use of intellectual material not owned by Oahu Intergroup shall be properly acknowledged.
  9. All content of, and suggestions for additions or modifications to the Web Site shall be reviewed by the Steering Committee for adherence to AA Traditions.
  10. Hawaii AA business events will be posted on a Service Calendar, provided that they conform to the Twelve Traditions. Acceptable events would include but not be limited to the following:
    – Intergroup events (I.G. rep meetings, workshops)
    – Area events (Area committee meetings, Area assemblies)
    – District events (District GSR meetings, workshops)
  11. Other AA related events will be posted on a separate Events Calendar, provided that they conform to the Twelve Traditions. Acceptable events would include but not be limited to
    the following:
    – Intergroup events (Founders Day, O.I.G. Round-up)
    – Area events
    – District events (Alk-A-thons)
    – Registered Homegroup events (dances, campouts, picnics)
    – AA Conventions or Conferences provided they have no outside affiliations.