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Neil A. Abercrombie

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  • Hawaii plane crash fuels Obama 'birther' theories

    Hawaii plane crash fuels Obama 'birther' theories
    When President Obama marched into the White House briefing room with his Hawaiian birth certificate in April 2011, he said: "I know that there's going to be a segment of people for which, no matter what we put out, this issue will not be put to rest."...
  • Hawaii lawmaker returns to court to challenge same-sex marriage law

    As Hawaii prepares for its same-sex marriage law to go into effect Monday, a state lawmaker has filed a new motion in state court trying to invalidate the gay marriage legislation. Hawaii Rep. Bob McDermott argues that the court needs to rule whether...
  • Hawaii judge refuses to block law permitting same-sex marriage

    A judge refused Thursday to block implementation of Hawaii's new gay-marriage law in court Thursday morning, clearing the way for the state to issue its first-same sex wedding licenses.  Hawaii Rep. Bob McDermott had asked for a temporary restraining...
  • Opponents of Hawaii gay marriage bill to quickly challenge in court

    Hawaii’s approved same-sex marriage bill, which Gov. Neil Abercrombie is slated to sign Wednesday, is likely to face litigation Thursday to stop it from taking effect.  Over the last few weeks as the Legislature debated SB1 -- which passed through...
  • With Hawaii vote, same-sex marriage wave continues to grow

    When Hawaii’s House of Representatives passed a same-sex marriage bill late Friday, the state joined a wave of activity -- mainly of lawsuits and legislation -- that has been rapidly growing since the U.S. Supreme Court struck down parts of the...
  • Hawaii House passes same-sex marriage bill

    Hawaii is poised to join the list of states to allow same-sex marriage after the state’s House of Representatives on Friday night approved a bill legalizing such unions. Hawaii Gov. Neil Abercrombie has said he would sign the bill, SB1. The...
  • With the governor's signature, Hawaii legalizes gay marriage

    Hawaii became the 15th state to legalize same-sex marriage Wednesday as Gov. Neil Abercrombie signed a bill into law that will allow gay weddings as soon as Dec. 2.  "Finally, today now all those who have been invisible will be visible to themselves and...
  • Hawaii poised to become 15th state to legalize gay marriage

    With Gov. Neil Abercrombie expected to sign a same-sex marriage bill as early as Wednesday morning, Hawaii is poised to become the 15th state to legalize gay weddings. SB 1 has been awaiting Abercrombie's signature since the Hawaii Senate passed the...
  • Hawaii Senate OKs gay marriage, sending bill to governor

    Hawaii's state Senate passed a same-sex marriage bill Tuesday, sending it to the governor.  Gov. Neil Abercrombie has said he will sign the bill, which passed the Senate 19 to 4. It had already passed the state House.  Now, same-sex marriage bills are...
  • Hawaii Lays Down Law on Texting While Driving

     
    Hawaii is requiring motorists to say "aloha" ??? in the greeting's "good-bye" form ??? to texting while driving. The state became the 40th to ban the distracting practice after Gov. Neil Abercrombie signed the bill into law on May 20;......
  • Back in business in Hawaii

    Back in business in Hawaii
    The soggy carpeting has been thrown away, the damaged furniture discarded. The beaches are being rebuilt, and the landscaping redone. Hawaii continues to recover from the effects of the tsunami triggered by the 9.0 earthquake that struck Japan on March...
  • Hawaii makes surfing an official sport

    Hawaii makes surfing an official sport
    HONOLULU (Reuters) - Students in Hawaii could soon be competing against other schools in another competitive sport -- surfing. Hawaii, widely considered the birthplace of modern surfing, has adopted a plan to become the first U.S. state to offer the...