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19 hrs ago | Business Journal
Gov. Neil Abercrombie has appointed two real estate executives, a building permit consultant and the former bandmaster of the Royal Hawaiian Band to seats on the state Board of Education, the Hawaii Community Development Authority , the Hawaiian Homes Commission and the Hawaii Land Use Commission .
23 hrs ago | Advocate
The state Department of Health reported that by 3 p.m. Monday, it had received 179 online applications for marriage licenses from same-sex couples, and 46 of the couples had married, according to Hawaii News Now, a service of TV stations KGMB and KHNL.
The first couples to take advantage of Hawaii's newfound law allowing same-sex couples to marry line up for a group picture at the Sheraton Waikiki, Sunday, Dec. 1, 2013 in Honolulu.
When Gov. Neil Abercrombie first announced a special legislative session to consider a bill legalizing same-sex marriage, I somehow didn't anticipate much more than a normal bill hearing.
Six more couples were among the first to wed in Waikiki -- sharing a monumental moment for our state.
Same sex marriages begin Monday in the state of Hawaii. A new law took effect at just after midnight in the Aloha State and six couples tied the knot shortly afterwards.
Same-sex marriage took more than two decades of activism to reach Hawaii, but the first ceremonies only took a few minutes.
Dozens of couples were expected to start tying the knot early Monday, moments after midnight, when a new law allowing same couples to marry takes effect in the state.
They will be in a race with at least six other couples who will be at the Sheraton Hotel in Waikiki.
As gay marriage legislation picks up momentum across the country, New York Archbishop Timothy Dolan said the Roman Catholic Church is losing the fight because it's been "caricatured as anti-gay."
I joined a group of about 80 people who had packed the gay-friendly Ambrosia bar on Maui two weeks ago to toast victory in the hard-fought battle for same-sex marriage.
"He wanted to be Batman," said Make-A-Wish Foundation's Bay Area director Patricia Wilson of 5-year-old leukemia patient Miles Scott.