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Marriage in Hawaii FAQ

Posted on Nov 27, 2013 in Latest News, Main

A list of frequently asked questions regarding the Hawaii Marriage Equality Act of 2013, effective on Dec. 2, 2013, can be found here: http://governor.hawaii.gov/blog/marriage-in-hawaii/

HONOLULU – Lt. Gov. Shan Tsutsui today shared the following remarks upon learning of the passing of former Lt. Gov. Jean Sadako King:  “A pioneer during her time, Lt. Gov. Jean King was the first woman to ever hold the office.  She will be remembered for paving the way for many young women aspiring for ...
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  HONOLULU—Lt. Gov. Shan Tsutsui’s week-long trip to discuss economic cooperation and the Hawaii Sports Development Initiative in Korea was a success.  He met with representatives from the Korea International Trade Association and Economic Council as well as other government officials and industry representatives to discuss how to maintain and foster economic relations between Hawaii ...
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HONOLULU — The Lt. Governor spoke to 200 enthusiastic 4th graders on Career Day. Along with talking to the students about his job, Tsutsui gave them a civics lesson about the structure of government and how bills are passed. When it came to choosing a career, he told them to “find your passion and let ...
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HONOLULU — Gov. Neil Abercrombie today signed into law a bill that will legalize marriage for same-sex couples in the State of Hawaii. The Governor signed Senate Bill 1 in a ceremony at the Hawaii Convention Center. “This is a pivotal moment in Hawaii’s history and now our gay and lesbian brothers and sisters can ...
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HONOLULU —  Lt. Gov. Shan Tsutsui’s after-school initiative, R.E.A.C.H., received more than $50,000 from the Honolulu Professionals Foundation (HPF) as a result of a fundraiser held in June. More than one thousand people attended the benefit, which included entertainment from top local acts, such as Anuhea, Weldon Kekauoha, Manoa DNA and Hoaikane, just to name ...
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