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Welcome to Hawaii Area 17. The intent of this page is describe purpose of this website.

The following is from the A.A. Service Manual, Concept 12. Some of the text was adapted to reflect a relationship between the Hawaii Area Committee of Alcoholics Anonymous and this particular concept.

The primary purpose of Hawaii Area Committee of Alcoholics Anonymous is service. Service, as defined in the A.A. Service Manual, is “…anything whatever that helps us to reach a fellow sufferer” ranging all the way from the Twelfth Step itself… To A.A.’s General Service Office for national and international action.” The Hawaii Area Committee of Alcoholics Anonymous should encourage all of Hawaii’s A.A. Groups to participate in the business of the area and its efforts to support A.A. General Office (G.S.O.) and A.A. World Services (A.A.W.S.). The Hawai’i Area Committee of Alcoholics Anonymous is a service body that adheres to the principles of the 12 Traditions and 12 Concepts of A.A.

Hawaii Area web site (www.area17aa.org) is a public information tool of the Hawaii Area Assembly of Alcoholics Anonymous (Area 17). This web site is neither endorsed nor approved by AA World Services, Inc. and is solely the property and the responsibility of Hawaii Area 17. Any other web sites linked to or from this site are not the responsibility of Hawaii Area 17 and links do not imply endorsement or approval of the contents of those sites.

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