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Civil Beat Poll — Hawaii Support for Same-Sex Marriage Grows Flickr.com

Civil Beat Poll — Hawaii Support for Same-Sex Marriage Grows

A year and a half ago, 51 percent said they opposed marriage equality; now voters are evenly divided.
Hawaii Legislature Has Votes to Pass Same-Sex Marriage

Hawaii Legislature Has Votes to Pass Same-Sex Marriage

UPDATED The House, which was borderline, appears to have the support to legalize marriage equality.
UH Profs: Same-Sex Marriage Good For Hawaii Flickr.com

UH Profs: Same-Sex Marriage Good For Hawaii

New study says tourism industry would see $217M boost if marriage equality is enacted.
Should Hawaii Expect Flurry of Gay Marriages?

Should Hawaii Expect Flurry of Gay Marriages?

The U.S. Supreme Court's high-profile decision on gay marriage doesn't mean imminent change in Hawaii.
Is Hawaii Next for Gay Marriage? Local Gay Rights Advocates Say Yes

Is Hawaii Next for Gay Marriage? Local Gay Rights Advocates Say Yes

UPDATED Following a national trend, legislation is expected to be introduced as soon as this coming year.
Hawaii Judge Upholds Same-Sex Marriage Ban

Hawaii Judge Upholds Same-Sex Marriage Ban

UPDATED Alan Kay rejects lawsuit from lesbian couple who argued law was unconstitutional.
Oshiro: Obama’s Stance No Guarantee for Gay Marriage in Hawaii

Oshiro: Obama’s Stance No Guarantee for Gay Marriage in Hawaii

Architect of Hawaii civil unions cautions that political landscape in Legislature may not change much.
Obama Support for Same-Sex Marriage Ripples Through Hawaii Politics

Obama Support for Same-Sex Marriage Ripples Through Hawaii Politics

UPDATED President's new stance sure to be an issue in congressional races.
‘Narrow’ Religious Exemption for Civil Unions Law?

‘Narrow’ Religious Exemption for Civil Unions Law?

Hawaii lawmakers propose language to allow churches to deny use of facilities for ceremonies.
Civil Unions Returns to the Hawaii Legislature

Civil Unions Returns to the Hawaii Legislature

Familiar faces once again debate a very familiar, and very divisive, issue.
Gay Websites Extoll Gov’s Marriage Ban Stance

Gay Websites Extoll Gov’s Marriage Ban Stance

Abercrombie's reaction to Hawaii law criticized locally but embraced elsewhere.
Hawaii Celebrates First Civil Unions

Hawaii Celebrates First Civil Unions

Four same-sex couples and leaders who fought for their rights celebrate historic day.
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