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Muslim woman’s Hawaii license ordeal prompts warning

  • COURTESY PHOTO LAYCIE TOBOSA

    “Asking a woman to remove her headscarf is like asking her to remove her clothes and underwear. It’s like asking me to get undressed in public. It’s very embarrassing.”

    Laycie Tobosa

    Muslim woman who refused to remove her hijab for her driver’s license photograph

Laycie Tobosa spent months convincing driver’s license officials in Hilo that she was not required to remove her traditional Muslim headscarf — or hijab — for a photo for her renewed driver’s license, which she eventually received. Read more

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