Topics :: Hawaii

Abercrombie Blames Primary Loss on Gay Marriage

By Vijay Joshi and Cathy Bussewitz | Saturday Aug 30, 2014
Hawaii Gov. Neil Abercrombie said he lost his bid for re-election in a Democratic primary because of his decision to call a special session to legalize gay marriage.

Billionaire Purchases Hawaii's Historic Lanai Hotel

Tuesday Aug 5, 2014
Billionaire Larry Ellison has purchased the historic Hotel Lanai for an undisclosed price.

Pro-Equality Group Endorses Abercrombie and Hee

Friday Jun 6, 2014
Equality Hawaii Action Fund has endorsed Gov. Neil Abercrombie for governor and Sen. Clayton Hee for lieutenant governor.

Aloha! Honolulu Gets Its Gay On

By David Perry | Wednesday Jun 4, 2014
It is a foregone conclusion that Hawaii has a headlock on weddings and honeymoons. The beaches are perfect. The water is perfect. The weather is perfect. Even when it rains, it is perfect. And Honolulu? Well... that’s beyond perfection.

Project Runway Star and Partner Fight for Kids’ Custody

By Winnie McCroy | Wednesday Feb 12, 2014
Project Runway" Season 10 star Alicia Hardesty of Original X Tomboy and her partner Ashley are asking for your help with the custody battle for Ashley’s two young sons.

Hawaii the Easy Way: By Cruise Ship

By Joe Kafka | Tuesday Jan 28, 2014
A great way to sample the many wonders of the Hawaiian Islands without the hassles of island-hopping by plane - like going through security and carting your luggage on each flight - is to instead take a cruise.

Fast-Moving Erosions Threaten Coastal Homes

By Audrey McAvoy | Wednesday Jan 8, 2014
These are stark options for Sunset Beach, where multimillion-dollar homes line the shore and where the globe’s top surfers converge each year for the World Cup of Surfing.

Hawaii Same-Sex Marriage Pioneer Weds Partner

Wednesday Dec 18, 2013
One of the Hawaii women who sparked the national same-sex marriage battle with a lawsuit more than 20 years ago is now legally married to another woman.

Gay Weddings Become Reality in Hawaii With New Law

By Oskar Garcia | Monday Dec 2, 2013
Same-sex couples are taking advantage of Hawaii’s newfound aloha for gay weddings.

Hawaii Gears Up for Same-Sex Marriage

By Ed Walsh | Saturday Nov 30, 2013
Now that Hawaii has joined the rapidly-growing list of marriage equality states, you might be thinking about a wedding in paradise -- or maybe a honeymoon (or vacation) on one of the state’s islands. Here are some tips for equality travelers.