The state House of Representatives voted 30-18 on Wednesday to advance an equality bill relating to same sex marriage in Hawaii. The bill was passed with amendments, and now heads to a third reading, and a possible final vote on Friday, Nov. 8 at 10 a.m.
After an unprecedented five days of public testimony, the state House committees on Judiciary and Finance advanced a bill with amendments, that if approved by the legislature and signed into law, would legalize same sex marriage in the state.
An unmanned kayak was found floating adrift in waters about one mile south of La Perouse Bay, at around 11 a.m. today. A search is currently being conducted for a possible kayaker in distress in the area where the vessel was located.
The House Committees on the Judiciary and Finance recessed shortly before 2 p.m. today (Tuesday, Nov. 5, 2013) for decision making on Senate Bill 1, which if passed, would legalize same sex marriage in the state.