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Civil Unions now available in Hawaii

Today, Hawaii moved a step closer to equality as the state's civil unions law went into effect, affording the rights, benefits, and responsibilities of marriage to same-sex couples.

Hawaii tourism applauds approval of civil union bill

HONOLULU, HI (eTN) - When former Hawaii state Governor Linda Lingle vetoed the civil union bill, Hawaii's new Governor Neil Abercrombie promised to bring the bill back.

Tourism news: boycott of the Aloha state will be far reaching

HONOLULU, HI (eTN) - In an article about the potential boycott on Hawaii due to Governor Linda Lingle’s veto of the civil union bill, Jo-Ann Adams, chairwoman of the Gay, Lesbian, Bisexual, and Tran

Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. Coalition-Hawaii urges Senate to pass HB...

HONOLULU - The reluctance of the Hawaii State Senate to pass HB 444 which "Extends the same rights, benefits, protections, and responsibilities of spouses in a marriage to partners in a civil union" i

Hawaii House of Representatives passes Civil Unions Bill

WASHINGTON – The Human Rights Campaign, the nation’s largest lesbian, gay, bisexual, and transgender (LGBT) civil rights group, today praised Hawaii’s House of Representatives for passing a civi