24 Feb 2011

News Update – Victory! Gov. Abercrombie Signs Civil Unions Law

Forwarded from Equality Hawaii: Hawaii becomes 15th U.S. jurisdiction to provide same-sex couples equal rights under the law HONOLULU – Equality Hawaii, the state’s largest lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender (LGBT) civil rights organization, and the Human Rights Campaign, the nation’s largest LGBT civil rights organization, today congratulated Gov. Neil

27 Feb 2010

Quick update

Tali, reporting in from Hawaii. I'm alive and okay, and not particularly worried about the Tsunami except for the fact that one of my boys is in Waikiki wrangling panicked tourists and likely will be until well after the waves hit.   Phone connection is sporadic thanks to all the

23 May 2009

Hawaii Pride Events

Yet another FEC email: Here are some upcoming Family Equality Coalition events, as well as activities hosted by our partner organizations and candidates seeking our membership's support. Upcoming Family Equality Coalition events include: Saturday, May 30: Pride Parade March with us at this year's Pride Parade! If you don't have

21 May 2009

Whee! Rainbow Pride Parade time!

Another Update from the Family Equality Coalition: Family Equality Coalition invites you and your family to join us in the 2009 Pride Parade taking place Saturday, May 30. This year's theme, We Are One Family is especially relevant to us this year as we continue work on the civil unions

09 May 2009

News: Hawaii ambiguous – made of win AND fail.

Sent to me from the FEC: The emotional roller coaster of this year's legislative session came to a close Thursday with a mixed bag of joy, sorrow, elation and frustration. As you all know by now, yesterday we managed to get our civil unions bill pulled from the Senate Judiciary

28 Apr 2009

Hawaii Civil Unions Update

Just sent to my inbox by the FEC:   The Civil Unions Petition Is Steaming Along! Thanks to your action, our campaign to petition Senate Judiciary & Government Operations Chair Brian Taniguchi to bring the civil unions bill (HB444 HD1) to the Senate floor by the end of session is

25 Apr 2009

Hawaii FEC Update

Sent to me from FamilyEqualityCoalition   Aloha! I thought you might be interested in this important petition to pass the civil unions bill from the Family Equality Coalition Advocacy Center. If you go to the link below you can check out what is at stake and send your own message