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It's Official! Gay Marriage Is Legal In Hawaii!

AP | OSKAR GARCIA | Posted 01.23.2014 | Gay Voices

HONOLULU (AP) — Hawaii Gov. Neil Abercrombie signed a bill Wednesday legalizing gay marriage in the state that kicked off a national discussion of t...

Hawaii Voting On Gay Marriage

Posted 11.12.2013 | Politics

By OSKAR GARCIA, THE ASSOCIATED PRESS HONOLULU — The Hawaii Senate is expected to pass a bill legalizing gay marriage on Tuesday, the final step ...

How Hawaii's Marriage Equality Struggle Has Helped the Left Find What It Lost

Frank DeGiacomo | Posted 11.11.2013 | Hawaii
Frank DeGiacomo

Many years ago I asked famed women's rights leader Gloria Steinem how she ended up marching with the anti-war movement, the farm workers movement, the...

Hawaii Senators Promise Easy Vote On Same-Sex Marriage

Civil Beat | Chad Blair | Posted 11.10.2013 | Politics

Same-sex marriage legislation is expected to smoothly pass the Hawaii Legislature Tuesday and head to Gov. Neil Abercrombie for his expected signature...

Hawaii Same-Sex Marriage Bill Just Days Away From Passage

Civil Beat | Chad Blair and Nathan Eagle | Posted 11.15.2013 | Politics

Eager to avoid the loud and lengthy protests over same-sex marriage that disrupted the Hawaii House of Representatives this week, the state Senate may...

Gay Lawmaker Speaks Out On Why She Voted Against Marriage Equality Bill

Posted 11.08.2013 | Politics

Openly gay Hawaii State Representative Jo Jordan made headlines this week when she voted against the Hawaii same-sex marriage bill. According to the G...

Separate But Equal: State Ups Security Ahead Of Controversial Gay Marriage Vote

Civil Beat | Nathan Eagle | Posted 11.08.2013 | Politics

Separate but equal. That’s the plan for Friday’s House hearing on legislation to give gay couples the same marriage rights as straight couples ...

The 17 Most Confusing Things That Have Happened So Far In Hawaii's Fight For Same-Sex Marriage

Posted 11.08.2013 | Politics

It's been a long and tumultuous two weeks for Hawaii. Back in September, when Gov. Neil Abercrombie called for a special session to consider same-...

Same-Sex Marriage Bill In Hawaii Still Inching Forward

Civil Beat | Chad Blair and Nathan Eagle | Posted 11.07.2013 | Politics

Neither rain nor darkness deterred the crowds in the Capitol Rotunda from making their voices heard as state lawmakers worked inside the House chamber...

Protests Against Same-Sex Marriage So Loud Legislators Can't Hear Themselves

Posted 11.06.2013 | Politics

As passage of Hawaii’s same-sex marriage bill grows ever closer and more likely, opposition groups are growing ever louder and more angry. On We...

Hawaii Same-Sex Marriage Bill Finally Advances To House Vote

Civil Beat | Chad Blair and Nathan Eagle | Posted 11.08.2013 | Politics

HONOLULU - Same-sex marriage legislation finally cleared another major hurdle. Despite 55-plus hours of oral testimony, most of it weighted heavily...

Gay Cop To Police Department: Disavow Vehement Testimony Against Same-Sex Marriage

Civil Beat | Chad Blair | Posted 11.05.2013 | Gay Voices

HONOLULU - A gay Honolulu police officer is asking Honolulu Police Department Chief Louis Kealoha to distance the department from comments made by pol...

State's Handling Of Same-Sex Marriage Legislation Produced A Spectacle, Undermined Democracy

Civil Beat | The Editors | Posted 11.05.2013 | Politics

HONOLULU - For the masochists who have sat through more than 50 hours of mind-numbingly repetitive testimony in the state House and Senate on legislat...

Hawaii Police Union President Testifies That He'd Rather Die Than Enforce Gay Marriage Law

Posted 11.05.2013 | Politics

As Hawaii's special session to consider same-sex marriage enters its second week, the state's House Judiciary and Finance committees heard the public'...

Looking Back: The Hawaii Couple Who Started It All

Civil Beat | Denby Fawcett | Posted 10.31.2013 | Gay Voices

I was there the day the battle for same-sex marriages began in Hawaii. It was December 17, 1990. A KITV cameraman and I followed three homosexual c...

Tempers Flare As Hawaii Republicans Desperately Try To Block Same-Sex Marriage

Civil Beat | Nathan Eagle | Posted 10.30.2013 | Politics

HONOLULU - There was no Christian rock band jamming at the Hawaii Capitol Tuesday morning. Nobody waving protest signs. No chants about “marriage eq...

Same-Sex Marriage Bill In Hawaii Passes First Test After 12 Hours Of Debate

Civil Beat | Chad Blair and Nathan Eagle | Posted 10.29.2013 | Politics

After nearly 12 hours of passionate, repetitive, sometimes heated and often ill-informed testimony, the Senate Judiciary and Labor Committee passed a ...

WATCH: Anger & Pride As Thousands Weigh In On Hawaii Same-Sex Marriage Debate

Civil Beat | Chad Blair | Posted 01.23.2014 | Gay Voices

Over 1,800 people have indicated a desire to testify on the same-sex marriage legislation before the Hawaii Senate Judiciary and Labor committee. C...

Hawaii's Special Session On Gay Marriage Begins, Is Likely To Pass

Civil Beat | Chad Blair | Posted 10.28.2013 | Gay Voices

Even though Hawaii does not allow gambling, it's a pretty good bet that the Aloha State will become the 15th state to allow marriage between same-sex ...

Hawaii Lawmakers Weighing Gay Marriage

Reuters | Posted 01.23.2014 | Politics

(Adds color, quotes from pro-gay marriage rally; byline) By Malia Mattoch and Suzanne Roig HONOLULU, Oct 27 (Reuters) - ...

Some Hawaii Churches Could Take Big Financial Hit If Same-Sex Marriage Bill Passes

Posted 10.25.2013 | Religion

Take a stroll down the streets of Waikiki and you’re likely to see one, two or even ten Japanese wedding couples. The bride often dons a Cinderella ...

Hawaii Poll Shows Support For Same Sex Marriage Rising

Civil Beat | Chad Blair | Posted 10.21.2013 | Gay Voices

Hawaii voters are split over making same-sex marriage legal in the islands, with 44 percent in support and 44 percent opposed. Only a handful of re...

Same-sex Marriage: 10 Reasons to Pray the Rosary From Bishop Silva

Dawn Morais | Posted 01.23.2014 | Hawaii
Dawn Morais

I respectfully dedicate my rosary, not to his goal of stopping same sex marriage but to a purpose central to the Gospels: the alleviation of the pain of all who suffer the indignity and injustice of economic and social discrimination in all its forms.

Gay Marriage In Hawaii Could Be Reality

asdf | Posted 09.07.2013 | Gay Voices

The following article is provided by Civil Beat. By Nathan Eagle and Chad Blair Governor Neil Abercrombie can call a special session on gay mar...