Website Guidelines

OAHU INTERGROUP WEBSITE GUIDELINES – Adopted 12/12/2006 

  • Oahu Intergroup hereby establishes guidelines for its Web Site. These guidelines shall be composed of the following items:
  • 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.
  • The Internet Web Site shall have the name oahucentraloffice.com, and oahucentraloffice.org.
  • The Web Site should use only first names and last initials; no full names to protect anonymity.
  • The Internet Web Site shall include, but not be limited to the following:
    – Twelve Steps.
    – Twelve Traditions.
    – Online Big Book.
    – Links to GSO and AA Grapevine.
    – Full and accurate list of Meetings on the island of Oahu with meeting names and addresses, times, and appropriate meeting flags.
    – Email corrections to the webmaster.
    – Event Calendar
    – Internet Web Site Guidelines.
    – Information about Oahu Intergroup including contact info and date/time of Oahu Intergroup Monthly Meeting.
    – Minutes, Financial Reports, and Central Office Reports for Oahu Intergroup.
  • The Web Site shall be administered by the Webmaster with the oversight of the Steering Committee.
  • The Web Site shall conform to the Twelve Traditions and Twelve Concepts of Alcoholics Anonymous and to these guidelines.
  • 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 the Oahu Intergroup shall be properly acknowledged.
  • 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.
  • 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)
  • 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.

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